Tracklist

CD 1: Fairport - A History
# Title Rating Length
1 Meet on the Ledge (Overture)
0:36
2 Wings (edit)
2:16
3 If I Had a Ribbon Bow
2:37
4 Lay Down Your Weary Tune
3:39
5 A Shattering Live Experience
3:24
6 Nottamun Town (alternate version)
3:37
7 Si Tu Dois Partir
2:25
8 Come All Ye (Private Rehearsal Tape)
5:00
9 Tam Lin
7:47
10 Dirty Linen
4:03
11 Staines Morris
3:43
12 Journeyman's Grace
4:09
13 Angel Delight
4:23
14 Time Is Near
2:40
15 Polly on the Shore (Promo Video)
3:42
16 Rising for the Moon
4:16
17 Reynard the Fox
2:54
18 Rubber Band
3:11
19 Naked Highwayman
4:50
20 The Wood and the Wire
4:23
21 The Crowd (edit)
2:45
22 One Sure Thing (excerpt)
2:53
CD 2: Rareport Convention
# Title Rating Length
1 Sir B. McKenzie
1:18
2 Suzanne
5:33
3 Time Will Show the Wiser
3:02
4 Mr. Lacey
3:08
5 Reno, Nevada
7:49
6 Percy's Song
5:32
7 Dear Landlord (outtake)
3:46
8 I Don't Believe You (unreleased)
3:46
9 The Deserter
3:54
10 Farewell to a Poor Man's Son (unreleased)
4:52
11 Sad Song (unreleased)
5:04
12 Autopsy (outtake)
4:27
13 Maverick Child (outtake)
3:56
14 Fiddlestix
2:50
15 It's Now or Never
4:20
16 The Lady Is a Tramp (unreleased)
2:13
17 General Taylor
1:43
18 The Accountancy Shanty (unreleased)
0:50
19 A Sailor's Life
9:27
CD 3: A Fairport History
# Title Rating Length
1 Sir Patrick Spens (Liege and Lief rehearsal Tape)
3:48
2 Wat Tyler
6:28
3 Flowers of the Forest
4:03
4 Fotheringay
3:13
5 To Althea From Prison
5:06
6 Red and Gold
6:48
7 Lord Marlborough
3:25
8 Adieu Adieu
2:31
9 Here's to Tom Paine
4:38
10 Bonny Bunch of Roses
14:55
11 Breakfast in Mayfair
4:01
12 Battle of the Somme
4:54
13 The Summer Before the War
4:20
14 Get Together (Unreleased)
2:57
15 Genesis Hall
3:51
16 Jewel in the Crown
3:34
CD 4: Classic Convention
# Title Rating Length
1 Walk Awhile (Bumpers version)
3:58
2 John Gaudie
4:58
3 Hexhamshire Lass
2:28
4 Slip Jigs and Reels
5:08
5 Poor Will and the Jolly Hangman
5:37
6 Crazy Man Michael (Liege and Lief Rehearsals)
4:43
7 Rosie
4:26
8 Farewell Farewell (rehearsal Tape)
2:32
9 Now Be Thankful
3:09
10 The Hiring Fair
6:48
11 Stranger to Himself
3:09
12 Sloth
18:07
13 Who Knows Where the Time Goes (Soft acoustic version)
4:15
14 Matty Groves (Multi-version)
7:36
15 Meet on the Ledge
2:40

Credits

CD 1: Fairport - A History

arranger:
Fairport Convention (track 17)
Jean Ritchie (track 6)
Dave Swarbrick (track 10)
composer:
Sandy Denny (track 8)
Jim Glover (track 22)
Harvey Goldstein (track 22)
Ashley Hutchings (track 8)
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1965) (track 7)
lyricist:
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (track 1)
writer:
Huey Prince (track 3)
Louis C. Singer (pianist) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 9, 17)
publisher:
Warlock Music (track 10)
warlock Music Ltd. (track 1)
part of:
Child Ballads (number: 39) (track 9)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 35) (track 9)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 1044) (track 6)
cover recording of:
One Sure Thing (track 22)
Si tu dois partir (track 7)
later versions:
Masters of War (track 6)
recording of:
Come All Ye (track 8)
Dirty Linen (track 10)
Fair Nottamun Town (track 6)
Meet on the Ledge (track 1)
Reynard the Fox (English traditional) (track 17)
Tam Lin (track 9)
translated version of:

CD 2: Rareport Convention

synthesizer:
Vittorio Nocenzi (track 3)
piano:
Gianni Nocenzi (track 3)
additional lyricist:
Bob Dylan (1963-08 – 1963-09) (track 6)
composer:
Leonard Cohen (track 2)
Richard Fariña (US folk singer) (track 5)
Ashley Hutchings (track 4)
Emitt Rhodes (track 3)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 9)
Sandy Denny (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 19)
Bob Dylan (1963-08 – 1963-09) (track 6)
Bob Dylan (1967-10 – 1967-11) (track 7)
engineer:
John Wood (US sound engineer and producer) (track 3)
lyricist:
Leonard Cohen (track 2)
Richard Fariña (US folk singer) (track 5)
Emitt Rhodes (track 3)
Sandy Denny (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 19)
Bob Dylan (1967-10 – 1967-11) (track 7)
producer:
Joe Boyd (US producer, founder of Hannibal Records) (track 3)
Tod Lloyd (track 3)
translator:
Graeme Allwright (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd. or Polydor Ltd. (London), fka Polydor Records Ltd.) (2003) (track 3)
publisher:
warlock Music Ltd. (track 12)
Warner/Chappell (1964 – 1992) (track 6)
Dwarf Music (1968 –) (track 7)
Special Rider Music (1992 –) (track 6)
recorded at:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 273) (track 19)
cover recording of:
Percy's Song (track 6)
is the basis for:
Pinery Boy (track 19)
later translated versions:
recording of:
A Sailor's Life (aka Sweet William / Willie the Bold Sailor Boy) (track 19)
Autopsy (track 12)
Dear Landlord (track 7)
Mr. Lacey (track 4)
Reno, Nevada (track 5)
Suzanne (french lyrics) (track 2)
The Deserter (track 9)
translated version of:
Suzanne (track 2)
version of:
The Two Sisters (aka The Wind and the Rain / The Bows of London / Cruel Sister) (track 6)

CD 3: A Fairport History

composer:
Sandy Denny (track 4)
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (track 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3, 10)
lyricist:
Sandy Denny (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 10)
publisher:
warlock Music Ltd. (tracks 4, 15)
part of:
Ancient Scotish Melodies (catch-all for 1838 book and related publications) (track 3)
John Skene Manuscript (catch-all for c. 1630 manuscript and all subsequent publications) (track 3)
Child Ballads (number: 58) (track 1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 41) (track 1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 664) (track 10)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3812) (track 3)
is based on:
Flowres of the Forrest (as in John Skene Manuscript circa 1630) (track 3)
later versions:
Flowers of the Forest (Scottish folk song) (track 3)
orchestrations:
recording of:
Flowres of the Forrest (catch-all for traditional work found in John Skene Manuscript c. 1630) (track 3)
Fotheringay (track 4)
Genesis Hall (track 15)
Sir Patrick Spens (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Flowers of the Forest (adaptation by Mike Oldfield) (track 3)

CD 4: Classic Convention

composer:
Dave Swarbrick (track 6)
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (tracks 6, 8, 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Sandy Denny (track 13)
lyricist:
Dave Swarbrick (track 6)
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (tracks 6, 8, 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Sandy Denny (track 13)
writer:
Dave Swarbrick (tracks 1, 5, 9, 12)
Richard Thompson (UK folk rock singer/songwriter) (tracks 1, 5, 9, 12)
publisher:
Srawberry Music (track 13)
Warlock Music (tracks 1, 5, 9, 12)
warlock Music Ltd. (tracks 6, 15)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 52) (track 14)
Child Ballads (number: 81) (track 14)
arrangements:
Matty Groves (track 14)
recording of:
Crazy Man Michael (track 6)
Farewell, Farewell (track 8)
Matty Groves (track 14)
Meet on the Ledge (track 15)
Now Be Thankful (track 9)
Sloth (track 12)
Walk Awhile (track 1)