What We Did On Our Holidays-FC
Island Records, UK
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current status: in-print in the U.K. (with bonus tracks); out-of-print in the U.S.
Island Records l.p., ILPS-9092, U.K., 1969
A&M Records l.p. (original U.S. issue named Fairport Convention), SP-4185, U.S.A.
re-issue: Hannibal Records l.p., CGLP-4430, U.S.A.
re-issue: Island Records c.d., IMCD-97, U.K.
re-issue: Hannibal Records c.d., CGCD-4430, U.S.A.
re-issue: IslandRecords c.d., IMCD-294, U.K., 2003
Tracks 1-12 as listed above comprise the "original" complete and proper version of
"What We Did On Our Holidays"
Bonus tracks on the 2003 Island U.K. c.d. re-issue:
13. "Throwaway Street Puzzle"
14. "You're Gonna Need My Help"
15. "Some Sweet Day"
"No Man's Land", "Tale In Hard Time", and "Meet On The Ledge" written by Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.
"Book Song" written by Iain Matthews/Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.
"The Lord Is In This Place-How Dreadful Is This Place" written by Ashley Hutchings/Richard Thompson/Sandy Denny and published by Warlock Music Ltd.
"Nottamun Town" and "She Moves Through The Fair" traditional arranged Sandy Denny/Iain Matthews/Richard Thompson/Simon Nicol/Ashley Hutchings/Martin Lamble and published by Warlock Music Ltd.
"Fotheringay" written by Sandy Denny
"Mr. Lacey" written by Ashley Hutchings
"I'll Keep It With Mine" written by Bob Dylan
"Eastern Rain" written by Joni Mitchell
"End Of A Holiday" written by Simon Nicol
"Throwaway Street Puzzle" written by Ashley Hutchings/Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.
"You're Gonna Need My Help" written by McKinley Morganfield
"Some Sweet Day" written by Felice & Boudleaux Bryant
Produced by Joe Boyd for Witchseason Productions, Ltd., London
Recorded at Sound Techniques, London
Engineered by John Wood
"Throwaway Street Puzzle" originally released as one side of the 1968 Island Records, U.K. single, WIP-6047
"You're Gonna Need My Help" recorded live for BBC Radio's Symonds On Sunday show, producer John Walters and engineer Tony Wilson; first transmission: February 9, 1969.
"Some Sweet Day" is a previously unreleased out-take.
Alexandra Elene MacLean Denny
Iain M. Matthews
Ashley S. Hutchings
Peter Ross: harmonica on "Throwaway Street Puzzle"