A&M's first outing on CD for the Strawbs' back catalogue - stills sells strongly today as an excellent introduction to the key Strawbs tracks from their classic period, many of which continue to be featured in their live set today. If you need to recommend a CD to a friend as an introduction to the Strawbs - and can find a copy - this is it!
Not released on vinyl.
CD: CDMID 173 (A&M, 1992).Insert includes various photos and sleeve notes by John Tobler.
Cassette: CMID 173 (A&M, 1992).Excellent packaging for a cassette - inner folds out several times to give you the Tobler sleeve notes and the pictures, though very small size.
Concept and co-ordination: Mike Todd (with the invaluable assistance of Dave Cousins, Richard Hudson and Tony Hooper.
Front cover strawberry by Chris Craske
Design by Mick Lowe
Denoising by Peter Mew at EMI Abbey Road using Sonic Solutions.