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VARIOUS ARTISTS ALBUMS FEATURING STRAWBS - 2010s

Contents
  • Autumn Almanac (Dec 2010 covermount, Uncut magazine)
  • Sun It Also Rises (Mar 2011 covermount, Uncut magazine)
  • Hard To Get Hits (2CD, Sony Australia, 2013)
  • Strangers In The Room (3CD, Grapefruit (Cherry Red), 2019)

  • Strangers In The Room box Strangers In The Room (3CD, Grapefruit (Cherry Red), 2019)

    A number of Strawbs-related tracks on this excellent compilation:

  • Strawbs - an alternative version of "The Man Whgo Called Himself Jesus
  • Sandy Denny - Who Knows Where The Time Goes - the version from All Our Own Work
  • Paper Bubble - Strange Days - from their unreleased second album, produced by Cousins and Hooper and featuring the 1970 line-up Strawbs as their backing band. The album is now available on CD - Behind The Scenery which also collects their various releeases and rarities.
  • Paul Brett's Sage - Dahlia - Sage included Dick Dufall and Bob Voice from Dave Lambert's disbanded Fire
  • Track listing

    Disc One: RAISE YOUR VOICE AND SWEETLY SING

    1. Michael Chapman - Stranger In The Room
    2. Steeleye Span - The Blacksmith
    3. Spirogyra * - Dangerous Dave (Alternative Version)
    4. Trees - Murdoch
    5. Chimera - Sad Song For Winter
    6. The Humblebums - Shoeshine Boy
    7. Harvey Andrews - Martha
    8. Oo Bang Jiggly Jang - Hanging Tree
    9. Alan James Eastwood - She's Getting Married In August
    10. Jade - Amongst Anemones
    11. Knocker Jungle - I Don't Know Why
    12. Robin Scott - The Sailor
    13. Trader Horne - Here Comes The Rain
    14. Dave Cartwright - My Delicate Skin
    15. Mike Hart - Almost Liverpool 8
    16. Richmond - Candy Dora
    17. Gary Farr - Don't Know Why You Bother Child
    18. Beau - 1917 Revolution
    19. The Johnstons - Jesus Was A Carpenter
    20. Alan Hull - We Can Swing Together

    Disc Two: BACK TO THE GARDEN

    1. Matthews Southern Comfort - Woodstock
    2. The Strawbs - The Man Who Called Himself Jesus
    3. The Woods Band - Asirovedout
    4. Fairport Convention - Sir Patrick Spens
    5. Bill Fay - Be Not So Fearful (Demo Version)
    6. Unicorn - I Loved Her So Long
    7. Al Jones - Sarah In The Isle Of Wight
    8. Lea Nicholson & Stan Ellison - Song For A Dead Mole
    9. Bridget St. John - There's A Place I Know
    10. Jeremy Harmer - People Smile With Ghosts In The Land Of Make-Believe
    11. Urban Clearway - Pucka-Ri
    12. C.O.B. - .Scranky Black Farmer
    13. Daylight - Lady Of St. Clare
    14. Mary-Anne - Love Has Gone
    15. Mick Softley - Time Machine
    16. Third Ear Band - Fleance
    17. Storyteller - Morning Glow
    18. Dando Shaft - Riverboat
    19. Fresh Maggots * - What I Am
    20. Canticle - Like A Rolling Stone

    Disc Three: DOWN INTO THE MOONLIGHT WORLD

    1. Andy Roberts - Queen Of The Moonlight World
    2. The Pentangle - The Cuckoo
    3. Mr. Fox - Little Woman
    4. Ralph Mctell - Father Forgive Them
    5. Shirley Collins & The Albion Country Band - Just As The Tide Was A 'Flowing
    6. Incredible String Band - Ohdidiloveadream
    7. Paper Bubble - Strange Days
    8. Paul Brett's Sage - Dahlia
    9. Mike Cooper - Your Lovely Ways (Part One)
    10. Heron - River Of Fortune
    11. Jude - Beverley Market Meeting
    12. Steve Tilston - All In A Dream
    13. Prelude - Carry Me
    14. Joan Armatrading - City Girl
    15. Horslips - Furniture
    16. Gerry Rafferty * - Who Cares
    17. JSD Band - Young Waters
    18. 9.30 Fly - September
    19. Lifeblud * - Waxing Of The Moon
    20. Sandy Denny - Who Knows Where The Time Goes

    Hard To Get Hits cover HARD TO GET HITS (2CD, Sony Australia, 2013)

    Australian 2CD compilation (may have been released there and elsewhere as separate CDs) including "Part Of The Union".

    Track listing

    CD1

    1. Apollo 100 - Joy
    2. Jewel Akens - The Birds & The Bees
    3. Bertie Higgins - Key Largo
    4. Johnny Bond - Hot Rod Lincoln
    5. Dan Hill - Sometimes When We Touch
    6. Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
    7. Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly
    8. Honey Cone - One Monkey Don't Stop No Show
    9. Ann Margret - I Just Don't Understand
    10. John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
    11. Typically Topical - Barbados
    12. Johnny Johnson & The Bandwagon - Blame It On The Pony Express
    13. Mike Douglas - The Men In My Little Girls Life
    14. Starbuck - Moonlight Feels Right
    15. Terry Stafford - Suspicion
    16. Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
    17. The Jamies - Summertime, Summertime
    18. Spectrum - I'll Be Gone
    19. Stonewall Jackson - Waterloo
    20. Ashford & Simpson - Solid
    21. Sheb Wooley - The Purple People Eater
    22. The Association - Cherish
    23. Chet Atkins - Boo Boo Stick Beat

    CD2

    1. Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs - Lil' Red Riding Hood
    2. Harpo - Moviestar
    3. Die Song Masters & Ivo Robic - Morgen (One More Sunrise)
    4. Connie Stevens - Sixteen Reasons
    5. Robert John - Sad Eyes
    6. Laurie London - He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
    7. The Raspberries - Go All The Way
    8. Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
    9. Verdelle Smith - Tar And Cement
    10. The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin' Man
    11. Lolita - Sailor (incl. english verse)
    12. Hans Poulsen - Boom Sha La La Lo
    13. Cascades - Rhythm Of The Rain
    14. Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
    15. Barry Ryan - Eloise
    16. Benny Mardones - Into The Night
    17. The Beau Brummels - Just A Little
    18. Charlie Dore - Pilot Of The Airwaves
    19. Joannie Sommers - Johnny Get Angry
    20. Clarence Carter - Patches
    21. The Strawbs - Part Of The Union
    22. Diane Ray - Please Don't Talk To The Lifeguard
    23. Ambrosia - How Much I Feel
    24. Lynn Anderson - (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden

    Sun It Also Rises  cover AUTUMN ALMANAC (Mar 2011 covermount, Uncut magazine)

    Another selection from Sandy & The Strawbs, as selected by Fleet Foxes, the Dylanesque "Nothing Else Will Do"

    Track listing

    1. Girls - Heartbreaker
    2. Dungen - Fredag
    3. Nic Jones - Courting Is A Pleasure
    4. The Luyas - Cats In A Bag
    5. William Tyler - The Green Pastures
    6. Mountain Man - Bathtub
    7. The Clientele - Since K Got Over Me
    8. PG Six - Old Man On The Mountain
    9. Sandy Denny & The Strawbs - Nothing Else Will Do Babe
    10. John Jacob Niles - The Ballad Of Barberry Ellen
    11. Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté - Sabu Yerkoy
    12. Pearly Gate Music - Gossamer Hair
    13. Frank Fairfield - The Dying Cowboy
    14. Lower Dens - Tea Lights
    15. Roy Harper - One For All

    Autumn Almanac cover AUTUMN ALMANAC (Dec 2010 covermount, Uncut magazine)

    The re-release of Sandy & The Strawbs has brought this forgotten classic to wider atterntion - this Uncut covermount is a tribute to Ray Davies' songwriting and features one of the Strawbs tracks in a similar vein - don't think I ever expected to see "Sam" on a cover disc [grin]

    Track listing

    1. Kate Rusby - Village Green Preservation Society
    2. Nick Lowe - The Rose Of England
    3. Squeeze - Pulling Mussels (From The Shell)
    4. Darren Hayman & The Secondary Modern - Pram Town
    5. Wreckless Eric - Reconnez Cherie
    6. Sandy Denny & The Strawbs - How Everyone But Sam Was A Hypocrite
    7. Erland And The Carnival - The Derby Ram
    8. Kevin Ayers - Baby Come Home
    9. James Yorkston - When The Haar Rolls In
    10. Field Music - Them That Do Nothing
    11. Richard Thompson - The Money Shuffle
    12. Bill Fay - Diamond Studded Days
    13. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 - Belltown Ramble
    14. Wild Billy Childish & The Musician Of The British Empire - Joe Strummer's Grave
    15. Roy Harper - When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease

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