On August 28, 1974.

HergestRidge

On August 28, 1974, “Virgin ” label released “Hergest Ridge”, the second Mike Oldfield album. It was recorded in 1974, at the “The Manor” and was produced by Tom Newman and Mike Oldfield.

Personnel:

  • Mike Oldfield– acoustic, electric and Spanish guitar, bass guitar, Farfisa, Gemini, Lowrey organs;  glockenspiel,  gong,  mandolin,  nutcracker, sleigh bells, timpani, tubular bells
  • Chilli Charles– snare drum
  • Lindsay Cooper– oboe
  • Ted Hobart– trumpet
  • William Murray – cymbal
  • Sally Oldfield– vocals
  • Terry Oldfield– woodwinds
  • Clodagh Simonds– vocals
  • June Whiting– oboe
  • London Sinfonietta Voices – choir
  • String players, conducted by David Bedford

Track listing:

  1. Hergest Ridge (Part one)
  2. Hergest Ridge (Part two)
  3. In Dulci Jubilo (For Maureen)
  4. Spanish Tune

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