Heyday (Fairport Convention album)

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Heyday
Live album by Fairport Convention
Released 1987
Recorded May 28, 1968-Mar 18, 1969
Genre folk rock
Length 38:55
Label Hannibal
Producer Bernie Andrews, Johnny Beerling, Keith Stewart
Fairport Convention chronology
House Full: Live at the L.A. Troubadour
(1986)
Heyday
(1987)
25th Anniversary Concert
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Heyday: the BBC Radio Sessions 1968–69 is an album by English folk rock band Fairport Convention first released in 1987. As its title suggests, it consists of live versions of songs recorded for John Peel's Top Gear radio programmes.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Close the Door Lightly When You Go" (Andersen) – 2:56
  2. "I Don't Know Where I Stand" (Mitchell) – 3:40
  3. "Some Sweet Day" (Bryant, Bryant) – 2:18
  4. "Reno, Nevada" (Farina) – 2:18
  5. "Suzanne" (Leonard Cohen) – 5:27
  6. "If It Feels Good, You Know It Can't Be Wrong" (Hutchings, Thompson) – 3:12

Side two[edit]

  1. "I Still Miss Someone" (Johnny Cash, Cash) – 2:37
  2. "Bird on a Wire" (Cohen) – 2:36
  3. "Gone, Gone, Gone" (Everly, Everly) – 2:10
  4. "Tried So Hard" (Clark) – 2:48
  5. "Shattering Live Experience" (Nicol) – 3:19
  6. "Percy's Song" (Bob Dylan) – 5:34

Bonus tracks on 2002 edition[edit]

  1. "You Never Wanted Me" – 3:18
  2. "Nottamun Town" – 3:37
  3. "Fotheringay" – 3:01
  4. "Si tu dois partir" – 2:28
  5. "Cajun Woman" – 2:47
  6. "Autopsy" (Sandy Denny) – 4:26
  7. "Reynardine" – 4:24
  8. "Tam Lin" – 7:49

Personnel[edit]

Musicians:[2]

Additional personal:[2]

  • Joe Boyd – liner notes
  • Bernie Andrews – producer (tracks side 1: 1 to 3, 5, 6, side 2: 3, 6)
  • Johnny Beerling – producer (tracks side 2: 2)
  • Keith Stewart – producer (tracks side 1: 4, side 2: 1, 4, 5)
  • Ashley Hutchings, Frank Kornelussen, Joe Boyd – compilation

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