Give Me a Sad Song

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All Music Guide - Travis Drageset
A follow-up to Dreams Fly Away, Give Me a Sad Song is a compilation of rarities and previously unreleased material spanning the years 1970-1986. As its title suggests, it is a melting pot of grievous tales whose poignancies are revealed by Thompson's ever-emotive vocals. Of particular note is a chilling performance of Leonard Cohen's "Story of Isaac," taken from a pre-Richard 1970 session with Martin Carthy on guitar. Five tracks are taken from this set of demos for Tangent records and also include David Ackles' mournful "Down River" and a sparse version of Lennon/McCartney's "Get Back." Ironically, some of the album's best tracks are mid-'80s collaborations between ...
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All Music Guide - Travis Drageset
A follow-up to Dreams Fly Away, Give Me a Sad Song is a compilation of rarities and previously unreleased material spanning the years 1970-1986. As its title suggests, it is a melting pot of grievous tales whose poignancies are revealed by Thompson's ever-emotive vocals. Of particular note is a chilling performance of Leonard Cohen's "Story of Isaac," taken from a pre-Richard 1970 session with Martin Carthy on guitar. Five tracks are taken from this set of demos for Tangent records and also include David Ackles' mournful "Down River" and a sparse version of Lennon/McCartney's "Get Back." Ironically, some of the album's best tracks are mid-'80s collaborations between Thompson and Betsy Cook, when Thompson's career had fallen into relative obscurity. As is typical of the period, too-glossy production values tend to mar the songs' elegance and simplicity. The album finishes with a sublime rendition of John Prine's "Aimless Love."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/10/2001
  • Label: Fledg'ling Uk
  • EAN: 5020393302029
  • Catalog Number: 3020

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Linda Thompson Primary Artist, Vocals
Martin Carthy Guitar
Richard Thompson Bass, Guitar
Neil Innes Organ, Piano, Celeste
Lindsay Cooper Oboe
Gerry Conway Drums
Betsy Cook Keyboards, Vocals
Nico Ramsden Guitar
Dave Richards Bass
Graeme Taylor Acoustic Guitar
John Taylor Electric Piano
Technical Credits
Archie Fisher Arranger
John Wood Engineer
Neil Innes Arranger
Denis Blackham Mastering
Edward Haber Producer, Liner Notes
Hugh Murphy Engineer
Linda Thompson Producer, Song Notes
Mike Steyn Engineer
David Suff Producer
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