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UK: Essential ESBLP 022 (5-lp boxed set)

UK: Essential ESBLP 022 (5-lp boxed set)

UK: Essential ESBLP 022 (5-lp boxed set)

UK: Essential ESBLP 022 (5-lp boxed set)

UK: Essential ESBLP 022 (5-lp boxed set)

Annotation last modified on 2005-12-08 18:33 UTC.

Tracklist

Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Gypsy
6:37
2 Come Away Melinda
3:47
3 I'll Keep on Trying
5:24
4 Lady in Black
4:40
5 Salisbury
16:02
6 The Park
5:38
Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Look at Yourself
5:06
2 July Morning
10:23
3 Tears in My Eyes
4:57
4 Love Machine
3:36
5 The Wizard
2:56
6 Traveller in Time
3:14
7 Easy Livin'
5 2:34
8 The Magician's Birthday
10:16
9 Spider Woman
2:25
Vinyl 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Rain
3:58
2 Sweet Lorraine
4:13
3 Sweet Freedom
6:38
4 Stealin'
4:52
5 Circus
2:44
6 Wonderworld
4:30
7 Suicidal Man
3:39
8 Something or Nothing
2:56
9 Return to Fantasy
5:51
10 Shady Lady
4:47
11 Prima Donna
3:10
Vinyl 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Weep in Silence
5:08
2 Can't Keep a Good Band Down
3:48
3 Who Needs Me
3:39
4 Wise Man
4:40
5 Firefly
6:21
6 Free 'n' Easy
3:06
7 Free Me
3:35
8 The Dance
4:49
9 Fallen Angel
4:52
10 It Ain't Easy
5:44
Vinyl 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Come Back to Me
4:18
2 Chasing Shadows
4:39
3 That's the Way That It Is
4:04
4 Stay on Top
3:39
5 The Other Side of Midnight
3:58
6 Rockarama
4:32
7 Holding On
4:22
8 Poor Little Rich Girl
6:29
9 Blood Red Roses
4:10
10 Voice on My T.V.
4:19
11 More Fool You
3:32

Credits

Vinyl 1

composer:
Fred Hellerman (track 2)
Ken Hensley (tracks 4, 6)
lyricist:
Ken Hensley (tracks 4, 6)
Frances Minkoff (track 2)
writer:
Mick Box (tracks 1, 3, 5)
David Byron (tracks 1, 3, 5)
Ken Hensley (track 5)
cover recording of:
Come Away Melinda (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Lady in White (track 4)
later translated versions:
Nainen tummissa (track 4)
Slečna Závist (track 4)
later versions:
Dama negra (track 4)
The Park (alternative version) (track 6)
recording of:
Gypsy (track 1)
Lady in Black (track 4)
Salisbury (track 5)
The Park (track 6)

Vinyl 2

electric bass guitar:
Gary Thain (track 7)
drums:
Lee Kerslake (track 7)
organ:
Ken Hensley (track 7)
guitar:
Mick Box (track 7)
assistant engineer:
Ashley Howe (track 7)
composer:
Mick Box (track 6)
David Byron (track 6)
Ken Hensley (tracks 1, 7)
Lee Kerslake (track 6)
engineer:
Peter Gallen (track 7)
lyricist:
Ken Hensley (tracks 1, 7)
producer:
Gerry Bron (track 7)
recorded by:
Peter Gallen (1972-03 – 1972-04) (track 7)
vocals:
David Byron (track 7)
writer:
Mick Box (tracks 8–9)
David Byron (tracks 2, 9)
Mark Clarke (track 5)
Ken Hensley (tracks 2, 5, 8)
Lee Kerslake (tracks 8–9)
Gary Thain (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. (do not use as a release label!) (2017) (track 7)
publisher:
Bron Music (tracks 5–7)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
recorded at:
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-03 – 1972-04) (track 7)
recording of:
Easy Livin’ (track 7)
July Morning (track 2)
Look at Yourself (track 1)
Spider Woman (track 9)
The Wizard (track 5)
Traveller in Time (track 6)

Vinyl 3

electric bass guitar:
Gary Thain (track 1)
drums:
Lee Kerslake (track 1)
organ:
Ken Hensley (track 1)
guitar:
Mick Box (track 1)
assistant engineer:
Ashley Howe (track 1)
composer:
Ken Hensley (tracks 1, 4)
lyricist:
Ken Hensley (tracks 1, 4)
producer:
Gerry Bron (track 1)
recorded by:
Peter Gallen (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 1)
vocals:
David Byron (track 1)
writer:
Mick Box (tracks 2, 10–11)
David Byron (tracks 2, 9–11)
Ken Hensley (tracks 9–11)
Lee Kerslake (tracks 10–11)
Gary Thain (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. (do not use as a release label!) (2017) (track 1)
recorded at:
Lansdowne Studios (known as CTS Lansdowne Studios since 1987) in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-09 – 1972-10) (track 1)
recording of:
Prima Donna (track 11)
Rain (track 1)
Return to Fantasy (track 9)
Shady Lady (track 10)
Stealin' (track 4)
Suicidal Man (track 7)
Sweet Lorraine (track 2)

Vinyl 4

composer:
Trevor Bolder (track 10)
Ken Hensley (tracks 4–5, 9)
Lee Kerslake (track 3)
lyricist:
Trevor Bolder (track 10)
Ken Hensley (tracks 4–5, 9)
Lee Kerslake (track 3)
writer:
Ken Hensley (track 1)
John Wetton (track 1)
recording of:
Fallen Angel (track 9)
Firefly (track 5)
Free 'n' Easy (track 6)
It Ain't Easy (track 10)
Weep in Silence (track 1)
Who Needs Me (track 3)
Wise Man (track 4)

Vinyl 5

composer:
Tom Jackson (member of Praying Mantis, Zenith) (track 4)
lyricist:
Tom Jackson (member of Praying Mantis, Zenith) (track 4)
writer:
Mick Box (track 5)
Bob Daisley (track 5)
Peter Goalby (track 5)
Ken Hensley (track 1)
Lee Kerslake (tracks 1, 5)
John Sinclair (keyboardist, Uriah Heep/Ozzy Osbourne's band) (track 5)
recording of:
Come Back to Me (track 1)
Stay on Top (track 4)