Sandy Denny Live at the BBC

Sandy Denny Live at the BBC

This boxset contains almost every recording Sandy Denny made for the BBC with sessions, concerts and ‘off air’ recordings over four discs.

Disc 3 is a DVD of Sandy’s only surviving TV performance from the programme One in Ten where sandy performed solo versions of ‘The North Star Grassman and the Ravens’, ‘Crazy Lady Blues’ and ‘Late November’.

The booklet contains extracts from her handwritten note books, including unreleased song lyrics, sketches and rare unseen photographs.

Artists: Sandy Denny
Released: 10 September 2007 (UK)
Recorded: 1966 / 1967 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1968
Recorded at: BBC, London
Paris Theatre, London

Length: 174:40
Label: Universal Island Records Ltd.
Arranger: Sandy Denny
Brass Arrangement:Bob Leaper

All songs written by Sandy Denny except where noted.
Disc 1

  1. Fhir a’ Bhata (The Boatmen) (live) (Traditional) – 4:17
  2. Green Grow the Laurels (live) (Traditional) – 3:32
  3. Hold on to Me Babe (live) – 3:04
  4. Blues Run the Game (live) (Jackson C. Frank) – 2:25
  5. Late November (live) – 5:08
  6. The Optimist (live) – 3:27
  7. Crazy Lady Blues (live) – 2:17
  8. The Lowlands of Holland (live) (Traditional) – 3:09
  9. It Suits Me Well (live) – 4:13
  10. The Music Weaver (live) – 3:08
  11. Bushes and Briars (live) – 2:35
  12. It’ll Take a Long Time (live) – 4:02
  13. Solo (live) – 4:22
  14. Like an Old Fashioned Waltz (live) – 3:31
  15. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (live) – 5:35
  16. Until the Real Thing Comes Along (live) (L.E. Freeman, Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) – 4:05
  17. Whispering Grass (live) (Doris Fisher, Fred Fisher) – 3:27
  18. Dark the Night (live) – 4:07
  19. Solo (live) – 4:28

Disc 2

  1. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens (live) – 3:47
  2. Sweet Rosemary (live) – 3:15
  3. The Lady (live) – 3:45
  4. Bruton Town (live) (Traditional) – 4:45
  5. Next Time Around (live) – 4:46
  6. Blackwaterside (live) (Traditional) – 3:26
  7. John the Gun (live) – 3:13
  8. The Lady (live) – 4:13
  9. Bushes and Briars (live) – 4:07
  10. It Suits Me Well (live) – 5:08
  11. Blackwaterside (live) (Sandy Denny, Traditional) – 3:43
  12. The Music Weaver (live) – 4:31
  13. The Sea Captain (live) – 3:18
  14. John the Gun (live) – 3:34
  15. Interview – 7:27

Disc 3

  1. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens (live) – 3:14
  2. Crazy Lady Blues (live) – 1:34
  3. Late November (live) – 3:26

Disc 4

  1. This Train (live) (Traditional) – 1:35
  2. Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor (live) (Traditional) – 2:12
  3. The Last Thing on My Mind (live) (Tom Paxton) – 3:14
  4. You Never Wanted Me (live) (Jackson C. Frank) – 3:03
  5. Been on the Road So Long (live) (Alex Campbell) – 2:43
  6. The Quiet Land of Erin (live) (Traditional) – 3:43
  7. Sweet Nightingale (duet with Mick Groves) (live) (Traditional) – 2:00
  8. Blackwaterside (live) (Traditional) – 4:10
  9. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens (live) – 2:31
  10. The Lady (live) – 3:21
  11. It’ll Take a Long Time (live) – 4:04

Danny Thompson: bass
Dave Mattacks: brushes, drums
Diz Disley: acoustic guitar
Hughie Burns: electric guitar
Ian Armit: piano
Mick Groves: vocals, acoustic guitar
Pat Donaldson: bass
Richard Thompson: acoustic guitar
Sandy Denny: vocals, acoustic guitar, 12-string, piano
Willie Murray: drums