The Best of Sandy Denny

The Best of Sandy Denny

A compilation of previously released material, that acted as a sort of highlights CD to the Who Knows Where the Time Goes? boxset released the year before.

Artists: Sandy Denny
Released: August 1987 (UK)
Recorded: 1976 / 1970 / 1971 / 1973 / 1975 / 1969
Recorded at: A&M Studios, Los Angeles
Basing Street Studios, London
Island Studios, London
Olympic Studios, London
Sound Techniques, London

Length: 71:18
Label: Island Records Ltd.
Producer: Joe Boyd
Trevor Lucas
Richard Thompson
John Wood
Sandy Denny
Glyn Johns
Fairport Convention

Arranger: Dave Swarbrick
Sandy Denny
Trevor Lucas

String Arrangement: Harry Robinson
Engineer: John Wood
Trevor Lucas
Glyn Johns
Tod Lloyd
Jerry Boys

Assisstant Engineer: Dave Jordan
Benny King

Artwork: David Bailey (photographer)

All songs written by Sandy Denny except where noted.

  1. Listen, Listen – 3:58
  2. The Lady – 4:01
  3. One Way Donkey Ride – 3:34
  4. It’ll Take a Long Time – 5:13
  5. Farewell, Farewell (Richard Thompson) – 2:37
  6. Tam Lin (Traditional) – 7:20
  7. The Pond and the Stream – 3:18
  8. Late November – 4:28
  9. Solo – 4:24
  10. The Sea – 5:32
  11. Banks of the Nile (Traditional) – 8:09
  12. Next Time Around – 4:26
  13. I Wish I Was a Fool for You (For Shame of Doing Wrong) (Richard Thompson) – 4:25
  14. Stranger to Himself – 2:53
  15. I’m a Dreamer – 4:45
  16. Who Knows Where the Times Goes? – 5:08

Ashley Hutchings: bass
Bruce Rowland: drums
Clare Torry: backing vocals
Dave Mattacks: drums
Dave Pegg: bass
Dave Swarbrick: dulcimer
Gerry Conway: drums
Ian Whiteman: piano
Jean Roussel: organ
Jerry Donahue: electric guitar
John Bundrick: organ
Kay Garner: backing vocals
Martin Lamble: drums
Pat Donaldson: bass
Pete Kleinow : pedal steel guitar
Richard Thompson: acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
Sandy Denny: vocals, piano, acoustic guitar
Simon Nicol: acoustic guitar
Steve Winwood: organ, electric piano
Sue Glover: backing vocals
Sunny Leslie: backing vocals
Timi Donald: drums
Tony Reeves: bass
Trevor Lucas: acoustic guitar, electric guitar