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Cover Versions of Sandy Denny's Songs

This list of cover versions of Sandy Denny's songs is based on Levent Varlik's Sandy Denny Mailing List FAQ of 1997 and was expanded with the recordings I know of. However, as such a list will never be complete, please feel free to of any omissions or errors.

All Our Days

  1. Áine Furey on her album Sweetest Summer Rain (1999)

At the End of the Day

  1. Susan Cowsill and Eric Johnson on the compilation album True Voices (1990)
  2. Heidi Talbot on her album The Last Star (2010)

Autopsy

  1. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  2. Groove Armada sampled this in the song Remember on their album Lovebox (2002)
  3. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)

Bushes and Briars

  1. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  2. Dave Pegg and PJ Wright on their album Galileo's Apology (2007)

By the Time It Gets Dark

  1. Julie Covington on her album Julie Covington (1978)
    (produced by Joe Boyd; backing musicians included Richard Thompson, John Cale, Ray Cooper, Trevor Lucas and Steve Winwood)
  2. Julie Covington and the Albion Band on the album The Guv'nor Vol. 3 (1995).
    Julie Covington promoted her self-titled album (see above) in 1978 on a tour with the Albion Band, where this track was recorded
  3. Mary Black sings the title track of her album By the Time It Gets Dark (1987)
  4. Tina Adair on her album Just You Wait and See (1987)
  5. Yo La Tengo on their EP Little Honda (1997)
  6. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  7. More Maids on their album Mary Is Busy... Too Busy to Marry (2000)
  8. Susan Hedges on her album Crimson Love on Velvet Black (2001)
  9. Mary Lou Lord on her album Live City Sounds (2001)
  10. Marsden Blant & Squire on their album Trio (2003)
  11. Miranda Sykes on her album Miranda Sykes Band (2005)
  12. Ida on her 2 CD album Rarities—Who Were You Then (2008)

Come All Ye

  1. Vulcan's Hammer on their album The Two Magicians (Kissing Spell, 1975)
  2. Fairport Convention live at Cropredy 1983 on the cassette The Boot - 1983 Fairport Reunion (1984)
  3. Fairport Convention with Vikki Clayton live at Cropredy 1997 on their 3 CD set The Cropredy Box (1998)

Crazy Lady Blues

  1. Marianne Faithfull on her album Rich Kid Blues (1984) and on her compilation albums It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (2000) and True (2000)
  2. Ana Egge on her album Lazy Days (2007)

Dawn

  1. Thieves on their album Yucatan (1979)
  2. An early instrumental version, Almost Dawn, by The Hellecasters on their album Hell III - New Axes to Grind (1988)

Fotheringay

  1. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)
  2. Marja Mattlar on her single Olipa kerran (1994)
  3. Wendy Stewart on her album About Time 2 (1997)
  4. Still No Bagpipes on their album Still No Bagpipes (1999)
  5. Elspeth Cowie on her album Naked Voice (2000)
  6. Susanna and the Magical Orchestra on their album Melody Mountain (2006)
  7. Fiona White on her album Myths of Time (2007)

Full Moon

  1. Mary Black on her album Full Tide (2005)

I'm a Dreamer

  1. Richard and Linda Thompson for their unreleased “Gerry Rafferty” album of 1980, on the fan club cassette Doom and Gloom from the Tomb (1985) and on Dreams Fly Away - A History of Linda Thompson (1996)
  2. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)
  3. The John Wright Band on their album The Things We've Handed Down (1996)
  4. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  5. The Continental Drifters on their album Listen, Listen (2001)
  6. Richard and Linda Thompson live, as a bonus track on the 2010 reissue of their album Shoot Out the Lights

It'll Take a Long Time

  1. Crows on their Dingle's album Crows (1981)
  2. Fairport Convention live at Cropredy 1987 on the cassette The Third Leg - 1987 Fairport Reunion (1987)
  3. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  4. Snipe Hunt from Austin, Texas (now defunct) on their album Dirty Ditties and Cover Tunes (2000)

It Suits Me Well

  1. Dave Swarbrick on his album Smiddyburn (1981) and on Fiddlestix - The Best of Fairport 1972-1984 (1998)
  2. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)

John the Gun

  1. Fairport Convention live at Cropredy 1987 on the cassette The Third Leg - 1987 Fairport Reunion (1987)
  2. Richard Thompson with Christine Collister live at the Ark, Ann Arbor in March 1985, on the fan club cassette Doom and Gloom II (Over My Dead Body) (1991) and on the charity album Georgia on Our Mind (1997)
  3. Fairport Convention with Vikki Clayton live at Cropredy 1984 on From Past Archives (1992)
  4. Fatima Mansions on the anthology Peace Together (1993)
  5. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)
  6. Jolene on their album Antic Ocean (2000)
  7. Bryony Holden on her album Across the Purple Sky (April 2013)
  8. Wilson & Swarbrick on their album Lion Rampant (2014)

Late November

  1. Fairport Convention with Vikki Clayton live at Cropredy 1991 on the charity album All Through the Year (1991)

Like an Old Fashioned Waltz

  1. Louis Neefs with his Belgian translation Ik kan nooit zonder jou on his album Nooit zonder jou (1980)
  2. Emmylou Harris on her album White Shoes (1983)
  3. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (reissue 1998)
  4. Lynni Treekrem with her Norwegian translation Rosan e rød on Tusenfryd (1994)
  5. Turid Pedersen with her Norwegian translation God Gammeldags Vals on Ensomhet i lag (2000)
  6. Lisa O'Kane on her album Am I Too Blue (2001)
  7. Spindel with their Norwegian translation Vare Gamle Vals on their album Aminje (2005)

Listen, Listen

  1. Geraldine MacGowan on her album Timeless (1999)
  2. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  3. The Continental Drifters on their album Listen, Listen (2001)

Next Time Around

  1. Emiliana Torrini on her album Fisherman's Woman (2005)

No End

  1. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)
  2. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)

The North Star Grassman and the Ravens

  1. Ygdrassil on their album Easy Sunrise (2005)
  2. Ygdrassil on their DVD Live at the Folkwoods Festival 2006 (2008)
  3. Shione Yukawa on her album 灰色とわたし (2008)
  4. Joanna Newsom (harp, vocals) in a 2013 video shown on Vimeo and YouTube

One More Chance

  1. Karen Matheson on her album The Dreaming Sea (1996)
  2. Keiko Walker on her album Both Sides Now (2004)

One Way Donkey Ride

  1. Whippersnapper on their LP Promises (1985)
  2. Mary Black on her album The Holy Ground (1993)
  3. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (reissue 1998)
  4. Geraldine MacGowan on her album Timeless (1999)
  5. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)

Rising for the Moon

  1. Fairport Convention live at Cropredy 1983 on the cassette The Boot - 1983 Fairport Reunion (1984)
  2. The Dutch band Hillock on their cassette Cross-Eyed Fantasy (MC 312/88; 1988)
  3. Dan Ar Braz on his album “Songs” (1990)
  4. John Wright on his album Ride the Rolling Sky (1993)
  5. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)
  6. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  7. Turid Pedersen with her Norwegian translation Våkne Til Lys on Ensomhet i lag (2000)
  8. Linde Nijland & Bert Ridderbos on their DVD A Musical Journey on the Road to Bhutan (2010)
  9. Fairport Convention on their album Festival Bell (2011)

Solo

  1. Title track of Sue Glover's LP Solo (1976)
  2. Carin Kjellman's Swedish translation on her solo LP Carin Kjellman (1985)
  3. Fish on his records Songs from the Mirror (1993) and Yin (1996)
  4. Lynni Treekrem with her Norwegian translation Aleine on her album Tusenfryd (1994)
  5. Fairport Convention with Cathy LeSurf live at Cropredy 1997 on their 3 CD set The Cropredy Box (1998)
  6. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  7. Keiko Walker on her album Both Sides Now (2004)
  8. 2Duos on their album Until the Cows Come Home (2009)
  9. Annie Grace on her album The Bell (2011)

Stranger to Himself

  1. Paddy Keenan & Tommy O'Sullivan on their album The Long Grazing Acre (2003)

Sweet Rosemary

  1. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)

Take Away the Load (Sandy's Song)

  1. Fairport Convention on their album Gottle O' Geer (1976)
  2. Keiko Walker on her EP Love Songs (1997)

The Music Weaver

  1. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)

The Sea

  1. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (reissue 1998)
  2. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)
  3. Bryony Holden on her album Across the Purple Sky (April 2013)

What Is True

  1. Lynni Treekrem with her Norwegian translation Spindelvev & savn on Tusenfryd (1994)
  2. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)

Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

  1. Judy Collins on the B-side of her single Both Sides Now (1968). This sparseley instrumented recording was also used in the film The Subject Was Roses and was included on her compilation album Colors of the Day (1972), on the soundtrack of the movie A Walk on the Moon (1999), and on the CD Great Lost Elektra Singles Volume 1 (2005)
  2. Judy Collins in a full-band version on her LP Who Knows Where the Time Goes (1968) and on the cassette The Attic Tracks Vol. 1 (1988)
  3. Lonnie Donnegan on the B-side of the single My Lovely Juanita (Decca, 1969), and on the cassette compilation The Attic Tracks Vol. 1 (1988)
  4. Nina Simone live at the Second Jazz Festival on June 16, 1968 in Montreux (unpublished)
  5. Foggy Dew-O on their album Born to Take the Highway (1970)
  6. Nina Simone live on October 26, 1969 in New York, Philharmonic Hall, on her album Black Gold (1970)
  7. Moira Kerr on her album Shadows of My Childhood (1971)
  8. Nana Mouskouri on her album Nana's Book of Songs (1974, with orchestra)
  9. Nana Mouskouri on her live album At the Albert Hall (1975)
  10. Barry Dransfield played this on the gimbri (a North African instrument shaped somewhat like a long-necked mandolin, with a skin-covered wooden body) on his album Bowin' and Scrapin' (1978)
  11. Fairport Convention live at Cropredy 1983 on the cassette The Boot - 1983 Fairport Reunion (1984)
  12. Kate Wolf on her live album Give Yourself to Love (1983)
  13. Fairport Convention with Iain Matthews live at Cropredy 1986 on the cassette The Other Boot - 1986 Fairport Reunion (1986)
  14. Fairport Convention with Cathy LeSurf live at Cropredy 1987 on the cassette The Third Leg - 1987 Fairport Reunion (1987)
  15. Fairport Convention with Julianne Regan live at Cropredy 1989 on the charity album Circle Dance (1990)
  16. Sally Barker & The Rhythm on their EP Tango! (1992)
  17. On Wings of Song & Robert Gass on their album Songs of Healing (1992)
  18. Hoapili on their album Simply Hoapili (1993)
  19. Vikki Clayton on her album It Suits Me Well (1994)
  20. Eva Cassidy live at Pearl's in Annapolis, Maryland, USA on September 14, 1994 (unpublished)
  21. Barbara Dickson on her album Dark End of the Street (1995)
  22. Ashley Hutchings on the album The Guv'nor's Big Birthday Bash (1995)
  23. Mary Black on her EP The Circus (1995) and CD Wonder Child (1996)
  24. Deanna Kirk on her album Mariana Trench (1996)
  25. Charlie Louvin on his album The Longest Train (1996)
  26. Eddi Reader on her CD single Medicine (1996)
  27. Fairport Convention on their album Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (1997)
  28. Prussian Blue on their album Zielasko (1997)
  29. Fairport Convention with Simon Nicol / Chris While at Cropredy '98 on the video Beyond the Ledge (1998)
  30. Jill Jack on her album Too Close to the Sun (1998)
  31. Nanci Griffith on her album Other Voices, Too (1998)
  32. The South Australian group Lyrical Folkus on their album The Persimmon Tree (1998)
  33. 10,000 Maniacs on their album The Earth Pressed Flat (1999)
  34. Fairport Convention with Chris While live at Cropredy 1998 on their album Cropredy 98 (1999)
  35. Sperris & Wicca on their album Sperris & Wicca (1999)
  36. Jimmy Young with Denny Stanway singing on his album Pipeworks (1999)
  37. Deanna Kirk on her album Live at Deanna's (2000)
  38. Carnival of Souls on their live album Carnival Oddities (2000)
  39. Judy Collins on her album Live at Wolf Trap (2000)
  40. Jane Lukíc on her album After the Storm (2000)
  41. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  42. Penny Davies and Roger Ilott on their album Heart of Town (2001)
  43. Barbara Dickson on her album For the Record (2001)
  44. Kale Bas with a Dutch version on his album Kale Bas zoekt haar! (2001)
  45. Éilís Kennedy on her album Time to Sail (2001)
  46. Thomasa and The Bird Tribe Orchestra on their album Red Ruby Palace (2001)
  47. Kari Bremnes with her Norwegian translation Tia det må ta on 11 ubesvarte anrop (2002)
  48. Lydia Fortune & Company on their album All over the Map (2002)
  49. Eva Cassidy on her posthumous album Imagine (2002)
  50. Srideag on their album Spit on the Fire (2002?)
  51. Natalie Withers on her album Simple Perfect (2002)
  52. Kari Bremnes on her album You'd Have to Be Here (2003; English version of 11 ubesvarte anrop)
  53. Leslie van Berkum on her album Leslie van Berkum (2003)
  54. Mayumi Itsuwa with a Japanese version on her album Time to Sing (2003)
  55. Carol Grimes on her album Mother (2003)
  56. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)
  57. Susan Cowsill on her album Just Believe It (2004)
  58. Italian singer Erica Opizzi on YouTube (2004)
  59. Isla St Clair on her album Looking Forward to the Past (2004)
  60. Paul Westerberg song Folk Star from his album Folker (2004) finishes with the first two lines from Who Knows Where the Time Goes?
  61. Vanessa Wheeler on her CD single UK Cops (2004)
  62. Bridgette and Friends on their album Let the Love Shine (2005)
  63. Christine Collister on her album Love… (2005)
  64. Radio Free Earth on their album Fortune and Death (2005)
  65. The Strawbs on their DVD Live in Toronto at Hugh's Room (June 2005)
  66. Christine Collister, Dave Kelly and the Travelling Gentlemen on their album Live (2006)
  67. Ellen Johnson on her album These Days (2006)
  68. Maureen Kennedy on her album This Is Always (January 2006)
  69. Cat Power on her iTunes Music Store exclusive EP Live Sessions (2006)
  70. Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs on their album Under the Covers Vol. 1 (2006)
  71. Sandy Foster on her album Caramelize (2007)
  72. Eithne Ní Chatáin on her album Eithne (2007)
  73. Maggie Reilly on her album Rowan (2007)
  74. Fiona White on her album Myths of Time (2007)
  75. Sally Doherty and the Sumacs on their album Black Is the Colour (2008)
  76. Tanja Maritsa on her album Child in My Heart (May 2008)
  77. Kate Rusby on her CD single Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (May 2008)
  78. Daniel Martin Moore on his album Stray Age (October 2008)
  79. Michel Griffin on his CD-R Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (September 2008)
  80. Susanna and the Magical Orchestra on their album Flower of Evil (November 2008)
  81. Beggar's Hill on their eponymous CD Beggar's Hill (March 2010)
  82. Lonnie Donegan on his CD Lonniepops (Lonnie Donegan Today) (March 2010)
  83. Nancy-Jo White on her CD Rough Dusty Road (October 2010)
  84. Rondi Charleston as the title track of her CD Who Knows Where the Time Goes (February 2011)
  85. Ron Kavana on his CD 40 Favourite Folk Songs (February 2011)
  86. Lumiere on their CD My Dearest Dear (March 2013)
  87. Bryony Holden on her album Across the Purple Sky (April 2013)

Winter Winds

  1. Carin Kjellman's Swedish translation Vintervindar on her solo LP Carin Kjellman (1985)
  2. Áine Furey on her album Sweetest Summer Rain (1999)
  3. Iain Matthews with No Grey Faith on their album Secrets All Told (2000)
  4. Marsden Blant & Squire on their album Trio (2003)
  5. Linde Nijland on her album Linde Nijland sings Sandy Denny (2003)
  6. Chris & Siobhan Nelson on their album Tomorrow's Sun (2004)

Acknowledgements

Thanks to 飯田洋三 (Iida Yozo) for telling me about a lot of the cover versions listed here. Also thanks to Philip M. Ward.