Dear Mr. Fantasy: The Jim Capaldi Story

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The four-disc box set Dear Mr. Fantasy digs deep into Jim Capaldi's legacy, providing a thorough overview of the musician best known as Steve Winwood's sparring partner in Traffic. Appropriately, there is a hefty chunk of Traffic here along with a good sampling of his solo albums, plus a fair number of rarities ranging from his first group the Hellions to the pre-Traffic bands Revolution and Deep Feeling and a previously unreleased collaboration with George Harrison called "Love's Got a Hold of Me." It's a generous set that will satisfy the devoted while providing several surprises to those who have looked no deeper than Traffic but were always curious about ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The four-disc box set Dear Mr. Fantasy digs deep into Jim Capaldi's legacy, providing a thorough overview of the musician best known as Steve Winwood's sparring partner in Traffic. Appropriately, there is a hefty chunk of Traffic here along with a good sampling of his solo albums, plus a fair number of rarities ranging from his first group the Hellions to the pre-Traffic bands Revolution and Deep Feeling and a previously unreleased collaboration with George Harrison called "Love's Got a Hold of Me." It's a generous set that will satisfy the devoted while providing several surprises to those who have looked no deeper than Traffic but were always curious about what else Capaldi had to offer.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/20/2011
  • Label: Mercury
  • UPC: 600753339978
  • Catalog Number: 5333997
  • Sales rank: 42,722

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Daydreaming of You - Hellions (2:08)
  2. 2 Hallelujah - The Revolution (2:14)
  3. 3 Pretty Colours - Deep Feeling (3:02)
  4. 4 Dealer - Traffic (3:11)
  5. 5 Dear Mr. Fantasy - Traffic (5:41)
  6. 6 Light Up or Leave Me Alone - Traffic (4:47)
  7. 7 Rock and Roll Stew - Traffic (4:22)
  8. 8 40,000 Headmen (4:00)
  9. 9 Pearly Queen - Eric Clapton & Friends (6:51)
  10. 10 Tricky Dicky Rides Again (5:38)
  11. 11 Oh How We Danced (Anniversary Song) (4:36)
  12. 12 Eve (3:40)
  13. 13 Don't Be a Hero (5:57)
  14. 14 Open Your Heart (4:07)
  15. 15 How Much Can a Man Really Take (5:22)
  16. 16 Low Rider (5:38)
  17. 17 Whale Meat Again (4:30)
Disc 2
  1. 1 It's All Up to You (4:11)
  2. 2 Love Hurts (3:31)
  3. 3 Short Cut Draw Blood (4:24)
  4. 4 Boy with a Problem (6:35)
  5. 5 Seagull (4:21)
  6. 6 You and Me - Paul Kossoff (5:18)
  7. 7 Game of Love (4:52)
  8. 8 Elixir of Life (5:15)
  9. 9 Shoe Shine (5:38)
  10. 10 Hotel Blues (3:39)
  11. 11 Tabitha (3:56)
  12. 12 Electric Nights (4:17)
  13. 13 Wild Geese (6:56)
  14. 14 Every Man Must March to the Beat of His Own Drum (5:55)
  15. 15 Man with No Country (4:04)
  16. 16 Going Home (5:08)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Let the Thunder Cry (5:30)
  2. 2 Favella Music (4:10)
  3. 3 Child in the Storm (4:53)
  4. 4 Warm (4:26)
  5. 5 Old Photographs (4:51)
  6. 6 We Don't Need (2:53)
  7. 7 Tonight You're Mine (4:11)
  8. 8 Living on the Edge (4:42)
  9. 9 That's Love (3:37)
  10. 10 Gifts of Unknown Things (5:35)
  11. 11 Lost Inside Your Love (3:27)
  12. 12 Tales of Power (4:03)
  13. 13 Warriors of Love (5:27)
  14. 14 Something So Strong (4:44)
  15. 15 Oh Lord, Why Lord (4:26)
  16. 16 Love Used to Be a Friend of Mine (4:15)
  17. 17 Some Come Running (4:21)
  18. 18 Living on the Outside (4:52)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Standing in My Light (5:12)
  2. 2 Anna Julia (3:36)
  3. 3 Love You 'Til the Day I Die (4:40)
  4. 4 State of Grace (5:51)
  5. 5 Tallulah (3:52)
  6. 6 Humanity (Just Another Checkpoint) (5:13)
  7. 7 Bright Fighter (3:32)
  8. 8 Strange Bird (3:51)
  9. 9 How Do I Get to Heaven (4:05)
  10. 10 Love's Got a Hold of Me - George Harrison (3:48)
  11. 11 Song for George (5:03)
  12. 12 The Time of Cholera (4:26)
  13. 13 Invaders of the Heart (5:34)
  14. 14 Getting Stronger (4:20)
  15. 15 Love Will Keep Us Alive - Dave Mason (4:53)
  16. 16 Dear Mr. Fantasy - Traffic (8:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jim Capaldi Primary Artist
Paul Kossoff Guitar
Technical Credits
Jim Capaldi Composer, Producer
Paul Carrack Composer
George Harrison Composer
Dave Mason Composer
Steve Winwood Arranger, Composer, Producer
Al Jolson Composer
Steve Smith Producer
Chester Thompson Composer
Jon Astley Remixing
Greg Walker Composer
Rick Grech Composer
Jim Gordon Composer
Jimmy Miller Producer
Chris Blackwell Producer
Peter Bonas Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Saul Chaplin Composer
Jackie DeShannon Composer
Giorgio Gomelsky Producer
Sandy Linzer Composer
Andy MacPherson Remixing
Denny Randell Composer
Peter Sullivan Producer
Peter Vale Composer
Orestes Vilató Composer
Miles Waters Composer
Bobby Pridden Producer
Jean Bouchety Composer
John Palmer Composer
Carlos Santana Composer
Neal Preston Cover Photo
John Taylor Producer
Andrew Male Liner Notes
Peter Matthews Tape Research
Shari Sheeley Composer
Mark Powell Tape Research, Compilation Assistant
Chris Wood Arranger, Composer
Mark James Cover Design, Layout
Esther Anderson Composer
Pierre Perrone Liner Notes
Theophilus Trim Composer
Gordon William Jackson Composer
Ray Otu Composer
Mercelo Camelo Composer
Gilson Silva De Carvalho Composer
Paul Minkkinen Liner Notes
Mikail Cipra Composer
Marcelo Costa Santos Composer
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