In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Buddah” label released “Candles in the Rain”, the third Melanie album. It was recorded in 1970, and was produced by Peter Schekeryk.


  • Melanie – guitars, vocals
  • Alan Parker- guitars
  • Alan Hawkshaw- keyboards, organ
  • Edwin Hawkins- keyboards, piano
  • Harold McNair- fiddle, flute
  • Herbie Flowers- bass
  • Barry Morgan- drums
  • Rico Reyes – congas, percussion
  • John Abbott, Lee Holdridge- arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Melanie Safka except where noted.

  1. Candles in the Rain
  2. Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)
  3. Carolina in My Mind – James Taylor
  4. Citiest People
  5. What Have They Done to My Song Ma
  6. Alexander Beetle – Melanie Safka, A. Milne
  7. The Good Guys
  8. Lovin’ Baby Girl
  9. Ruby Tuesday – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  10. Leftover Wine



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