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In June 1975.

In June 1975, “Island” label released “Rising for the Moon”, the tenth Fairport Convention studio album. It was recorded September 1974 – March 1975, at “Olympic Sound Studios” in London, and was produced by Glyn Johns. “Rising for the Moon” was band’s last album to feature the vocalist Sandy Denny.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny- vocals, piano, electric piano
  • Trevor Lucas- vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Dave Swarbrick- vocals, violin, viola, mandolin (3), dulcimer, autoharp, acoustic guitar
  • Jerry Donahue- lead guitar
  • Dave Pegg- bass, electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Dave Mattacks- drums
  • Bruce Rowland- drums

Track listing:

  1. Rising For The Moon – Sandy Denny
  2. Restless – Trevor Lucas, Pete Roche
  3. White Dress – Dave Swarbrick
  4. Let It Go – Sandy Denny, Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick
  5. Stranger To Himself – Sandy Denny
  6. What Is True – Sandy Denny
  7. Iron Lion – Trevor Lucas
  8. Dawn – Sandy Denny, Jerry Donahue
  9. After Halloween – Sandy Denny
  10. Night-Time Girl – Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick
  11. One More Chance – Sandy Denny

 

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In June 1970.

In June 1970, “Island” label released the debut, self-titled Fotheringay album. It was recorded February – April 1970, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Joe Boyd.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – guitar, piano, vocals
  • Trevor Lucas- guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Donahue- guitar, vocals
  • Pat Donaldson- bass, vocals
  • Gerry Conway- drums
  • Linda Thompson- vocals
  • Todd Lloyd – vocals
  • Recording engineer – Jerry Boys, Todd Lloyd
  • Marion Appleton – art direction: cover illustrations
  • Tony Evans – photography

Track listing:

  1. Nothing More – Sandy Denny
  2. The Sea – Sandy Denny
  3. The Ballad of Ned Kelly – Trevor Lucas
  4. Winter Winds – Sandy Denny
  5. Peace in the End – Sandy Denny, Trevor Lucas
  6. The Way I Feel – Gordon Lightfoot
  7. The Pond and the Stream – Sandy Denny
  8. Too Much of Nothing – Bob Dylan
  9. Banks of the Nile – traditional

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Island” label released “Rendezvous”, the fourth Sandy Denny album. It was recorded April-June 1976, at “Island Studios”, “CBS Studios”, Strawberry Studios” and Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Trevor Lucas.

Personnel:

  • Sandy Denny – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
  • Jerry Donahue- electric guitar
  • Junior Murvin- electric guitar
  • Richard Thompson- electric guitar
  • Bob Weston- electric guitar
  • Trevor Lucas – acoustic guitar
  • John (Rabbit) Bundrick- organ, synthesizer, piano
  • Steve Winwood- organ, clavinet, piano, electric piano
  • John Gillespie – piano
  • Pat Donaldson- bass
  • Dave Pegg- bass
  • Dave Mattacks- drums, tambourine
  • Timi Donald – drums
  • Brother James – congas
  • Dick Cuthell- flugelhorn
  • Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle, Sue Glover, Sunny Leslie, Kay Garner, Clare Torry, The Ladybirds – backing vocals
  • The Silver Band: John Hudson, Alan Holmes, Ray Grand, Gordon Bland, David White, Robert Richards, Peter Lockett & Philip Goodwin
  • Harry Robinson- orchestral arrangements
  • Steve Gregory- brass arrangements
  • Robert Kirby- silver band arrangement
  • Engineered – John Wood
  • Mastering – John Marino, Sterling Sounds
  • Sleeve Design – Bloomfield/Travis

Track listing:

All tracks by Sandy Denny except where noted.

  1. I Wish I Was a Fool For You (For Shame of Doing Wrong) – Richard Thompson
  2. Gold Dust
  3. Candle in the Wind – Elton John, Bernie Taupin
  4. Take Me Away
  5. One Way Donkey Ride
  6. I’m a Dreamer
  7. All Our Days
  8. Silver Threads and Golden Needles – Jack Rhodes, Dick Reynolds
  9. No More Sad Refrains

 

In April 1988.

In April 1988, “London” label released “North and South”, the sixth Gerry Rafferty studio album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Gerry Rafferty and Hugh Murphy.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty – vocals, organ, synthesiser, piano, guitar
  • Mo Foster– bass, fretless bass
  • Andrew White– soprano saxophone
  • Jerry Donahue– guitar
  • Bryn Haworth– slide guitar
  • Geraint Watkins– accordion
  • Arran Ahmun – drums, percussion
  • Alan Clark– synthesiser, Hammond organ
  • Mel Collins– saxophone
  • Betsy Cook– electric piano
  • Ken Craddock– synthesiser, Hammond organ
  • Ian Maidman – bass
  • William Malone – strings, arranger
  • Morris Pert– percussion
  • Davy Spillane– whistle, uilleann pipes
  • Pete Zorn– bass
  • Ric Sanders– fiddle
  • Gered Mankowitz– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Rafferty

  1. North and South
  2. Moonlight and Gold
  3. Tired of Talking
  4. Hearts Run Dry
  5. A Dangerous Age
  6. Shipyard Town
  7. Winter’s Come
  8. Nothing Ever Happens Down Here
  9. On a Night Like This
  10. Unselfish Love

In April 1980.

In April 1980, “United Artists” label released “Snakes and Ladders”, the fourth Gerry Rafferty album. It was recorded in 1980, and was produced by Gerry Rafferty and Hugh Murphy.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Mo Foster– bass
  • Ian Lynn – keyboards
  • Jerry Donahue– guitar
  • Richard Harvey – synthesiser, penny whistle
  • Bryn Haworth– guitar, slide guitar
  • Richard Brunton – guitar
  • Mel Collins– saxophone
  • Betsy Cook– backing vocals
  • Liam Genockey– drums
  • Billy Livsey – piano, keyboards
  • Raphael Ravenscroft– saxophone
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Pete Wingfield– organ
  • Pete Zorn– bass
  • Billy Wingfield – piano, Moog synthesiser

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Rafferty

  1. The Royal Mile (Sweet Darlin’)
  2. I Was a Boy Scout
  3. Welcome to Hollywood
  4. Wastin’ Away
  5. Look at the Moon
  6. Bring It All Home
  7. The Garden of England
  8. Johnny’s Song
  9. Didn’t I
  10. Syncopatin Sandy
  11. Cafe Le Cabotin
  12. Don’t Close the Door

In February 1973.

rosie

In February 1973, “Island” label released “Rosie”, the eight Fairport Convention album. It was recorded July – August 1972, at “Sound Techniques” in London, and was produced by Trevor Lucas.

Personnel:

  • Dave Swarbrick: vocals, fiddle, viola, mandolin, acoustic guitar
  • Trevor Lucas: vocals, 6 and 12-string acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Donahue: guitars, backing vocals
  • Dave Pegg: vocals, bass, mandolin
  • Dave Mattacks: drums, percussion, piano
  • Richard Thompson: electric and 12-string guitars
  • Sandy Denny: backing vocals
  • Linda Peters: backing vocals
  • Gerry Conway: drums
  • Tim Donald: – drums
  • Ralph McTell: acoustic guitar

Track listing:

  1. Rosie – Dave Swarbrick
  2. Matthew, Mark, Luke & John – Dave Pegg, Dave Swarbrick
  3. Knights of the Road – Trevor Lucas, Peter Roche
  4. Peggy’s Pub – Dave Pegg
  5. The Plainsman – words: Peter Roche/music: traditional, arranged by Trevor Lucas
  6. Hungarian Rhapsody – Dave Pegg
  7. My Girl – Dave Swarbrick
  8. Me With You – Dave Swarbrick
  9. The Hen’s March Through the Midden – traditional, arranged by Fairport Convention
  10. Furs and Feathers – Dave Swarbrick