LINDA THOMPSON ~ Give Me A Sad Song FLED 3020

fled3020.jpgA wonderful historical collection of previously unreleased demos and rare tracks from Linda Thompson – one of Britain’s finest interpretive singers. Remarkable demos from 1970 recorded with Martin Carthy. Linda’s contributions to a very rare album of Brian Patten’s poems. Long-lost demos written by Richard Thompson for a proposed stage musical from the mid-1970’s and some powerful demos written by Linda with Betsy Cook from the mid-eighties. All in all a marvelous collection which “joins-up the dots” of Linda’s acclaimed career.

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track listing:
Story Of Isaac
Down River
Fire & Rain
From A City Balcony
Get Back,
Sometimes It Happens
Embroidered Butterflies
After Frost
You Missed The Sunflowers At Their Height
Restless Boy
The World Is A Wonderful Place
Abandoned
Hell Highwater & Heartache
Her Father Was A Sailor
When I Mention Love
Give Me A Sad Song
Aimless Love

Contributing musicians include:
Martin Carthy ~ guitar
Betsy Cook ~ keyboards and vocals
Gerry Conway ~ drumsLindsay Cooper ~ oboe
Neil Innes ~ keyboards
Andy Roberts ~ guitars
Graeme Taylor ~ acoustic guitar
Richard Thompson ~ guitar, vocals and bass
release date: April 2nd 2001
barcode number: 5020393 302029

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