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:
Jean Ritchie (track 6)
composer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 6)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 1044) (track 6)
later versions:
Masters of War (track 6)
recording of:
Fair Nottamun Town (track 6)

CD 2: Rareport Convention

synthesizer:
Vittorio Nocenzi (track 3)
piano:
Gianni Nocenzi (track 3)
composer:
Emitt Rhodes (track 3)
engineer:
John Wood (US sound engineer and producer) (track 3)
lyricist:
Emitt Rhodes (track 3)
producer:
Joe Boyd (US producer, founder of Hannibal Records) (track 3)
Tod Lloyd (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor Ltd. (UK) (not for release label use! aka Polydor Ltd., formerly Polydor Records Ltd.) (2003) (track 3)
recorded at:
cover recording of:

CD 3: A Fairport History

arranger:
Fairport Convention (tracks 1, 10)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 10)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
publisher:
Warlock Music (tracks 1, 10)
part of:
Child Ballads (number: 58) (track 1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 41) (track 1)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 664) (track 10)
recording of:
Sir Patrick Spens (track 1)