When I Leave Berlin

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When I Leave Berlin
Studio album by Wizz Jones
Released 1973
Recorded 1973
Genre Folk/Folk rock
Length 38:03
Label Village Thing
Producer Ian A. Anderson
Wizz Jones chronology
Winter Song
(1973)
When I Leave Berlin
(1973)
Soloflight
(1974)

When I Leave Berlin is the 1973 album by the pioneer British Folk musician Wizz Jones. Wizz was accompanied on some of the songs by his future group "Lazy Farmer", and Bert Jansch played guitar on "Freudian Slip". The album was remastered and released on CD by Sunbeam Records in 2007, also included as bonus tracks were the six songs from his 1973 EP "Winter Song". The title track was also covered in concert by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on 30 May 2012 in Berlin.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Living Alone" (Wizz Jones) - 2:39
  2. "Pastures of Plenty" (Woody Guthrie) - 3:38
  3. "First Girl I Loved" (Robin Williamson) - 6:59
  4. "She's Only Waiting" (Wizz Jones) - 2:38
  5. "Cluck Old Hen" (Traditional) - 3:20
  6. "When I Leave Berlin" (Wizz Jones) - 3:18
  7. "Frankie" (Mississippi John Hurt) - 3:06
  8. "Skip Rope Song" (Jesse Winchester) - 3:56
  9. "Winter Song" (Alan Hull) - 4:03
  10. "Freudian Slip" (Wizz Jones) - 4:26

Bonus Tracks (included on 2007 CD release)[edit]

  1. "When You're Gone" (Alan Turnbridge) - 2:40
  2. "Come Back Baby" (Lightnin' Hopkins) - 3:30
  3. "Cocaine Blues" (Rev. Gary Davis) - 3:10
  4. "Frankie" (Mississippi John Hurt) - 2:40
  5. "Guitar Shuffle" (Big Bill Broonzy) - 1:55
  6. "Winter Song" (Alan Hull) - 4:05

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Ian A. Anderson
  • Recording Engineer: Ian A. Anderson
  • Sleeve Design: Terence Brace
  • Photography: Ralph Clement

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce thanks Germany with premiere of “When I Leave Berlin”. Homepage of Bruce Springsteen.