The Best of the BBC Recordings

The Best of the BBC Recordings

This is a one disc highlights edition of the 4 CD boxset ‘Fairport Convention: Live at the BBC’.

Artists:Fairport Convention
Released:2008 (UK)
Recorded:1968 / 1969 / 1970 / 1973 / 1974
Recorded at:BBC, London
Length:62:15
Label:Universal Island Records Ltd.
Arranger:Dave Swarbrick

  1. Nottamun Town (Traditional) – 3:21
  2. Meet on the Ledge (Richard Thompson) – 2:29
  3. Who Knows Where the Times Goes? (Sandy Denny) – 4:08
  4. Fotheringay (Sandy Denny) – 2:35
  5. Autopsy (Sandy Denny) – 4:14
  6. Sir Patrick Spens (Traditional) – 3:26
  7. Reynardine (Traditional) – 4:11
  8. Tam Lin – 7:27
  9. Walk Awhile (Dave Swarbrick, Richard Thompson) – 4:00
  10. The Deserter (Traditional) – 3:32
  11. Dirty Linen (Dave Swarbrick) – 4:09
  12. Now Be Thankful (Dave Swarbrick, Richard Thompson) – 2:14
  13. Rosie (Dave Swarbrick) – 4:01
  14. Rising for the Moon (Sandy Denny) – 4:10
  15. Down in the Flood (Bob Dylan) – 3:16
  16. John the Gun (Sandy Denny) – 5:02

Ashley Hutchings: bass, backing vocals, vocals
Dave Mattacks: drums, cymbals
Dave Pegg: bass, backing vocals
Dave Swarbrick: violin, backing vocals, viola
Iain Matthews: backing vocals, vocals, congas
Jerry Donahue: electric guitar
Martin Lamble: chimes, backing vocals, drums
Richard Thompson: dulcimer, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, piano, vocals
Sandy Denny: vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
Simon Nicol: electric guitar, autoharp, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, vocals, violin
Trevor Lucas: acoustic guitar, backing vocals