A Boxful of Treasures

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A Boxful of Treasures
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Compilation album by Sandy Denny
Released 11 October 2004[1]
Recorded 1967–1977
Genre folk rock
Label Fledg'ling NEST 5002
Producer various
Sandy Denny chronology
Gold Dust
(1985)
A Boxful of Treasures
(2004)
Live at the BBC
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

A Boxful of Treasures is a 2004 compilation box set of recordings by folk singer Sandy Denny and comprises solo material and recordings made during her time as a member of Fotheringay, Fairport Convention, and other groups. The fifth CD contains previously unreleased tracks, most of which are demos recorded at Denny's home.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are credited to Sandy Denny except where noted.[3]

Disc one[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Context Length
1. "3:10 to Yuma" George Duning, Ned Washington from Sandy and Johnny 3:37
2. "She Moves Through the Fair" Traditional Solo, home recording 4:04
3. "Boxful of Treasure"   -do-[3][4] 1:43
4. "They Don't Seem to Know You"     2:25
5. "Go Your Way My Love" Anne Briggs -do- 4:12
6. "Geordie" Traditional -do- 3:45
7. "Been on the Road So Long" Alex Campbell with Alex Campbell from Alex Campbell and his Friends 5:03
8. "You Never Wanted Me" Jackson C. Frank -do- 3:24
9. "This Train" Traditional -do- 2:07
10. "Sail Away to the Sea" Dave Cousins from All Our Own Work by Strawbs 3:25
11. "Tell Me What You See In Me" Cousins -do- 3:38
12. "Who Knows Where the Time Goes?"   -do- 4:14
13. "Autopsy"   Demo recording 4:28
14. "Now & Then"   -do- 3:51
15. "I Don't Know Where I Stand" Joni Mitchell Radio session with Fairport Convention from Heyday 3:40
16. "Bird on a Wire" Leonard Cohen -do- 3:30
17. "Fotheringay"   with Fairport Convention from What We Did on Our Holidays 3:06
18. "Nottamun Town" Traditional -do- 3:11
19. "Meet on the Ledge" Richard Thompson -do- 2:53
Total length: 66:16

Disc two[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Context Length
1. "Si Tu Dois Partir" Bob Dylan with Fairport Convention from Unhalfbricking 2:22
2. "Cajun Woman" Richard Thompson -do- 2:45
3. "The Ballad of Easy Rider" Dylan, Roger McGuinn with Fairport Convention from the Liege & Lief sessions 4:56
4. "A Sailor's Life" Traditional arranged by Denny, Thompson, Simon Nicol, Ashley Hutchings, Martin Lamble with Fairport Convention from Unhalfbricking 11:11
5. "Reynardine" Traditional arr. Fairport Convention with Fairport Convention from Liege & Lief 4:33
6. "Farewell Farewell" Thompson -do- 2:40
7. "Tam Lin" Traditional arranged by Dave Swarbrick -do- 7:13
8. "Sir Patrick Spens" Traditional arr. Fairport Convention BBC radio session on September 23, 1969, from From Past Archives 3:47
9. "The Pond and the Stream"   with Fotheringay from their album Fotheringay 3:19
10. "The Sea"   -do- 5:32
11. "The Banks of the Nile" Traditional -do- 8:06
12. "Silver Threads and Golden Needles" Dick Reynolds, Rhodes with Fotheringay, previously unreleased 4:32
13. "The Lowlands of Holland" Traditional BBC radio session, August 24, 1971 from The BBC Sessions 1971-73 3:21
14. "Nothing More"   Live Rotterdam, June 28, 1970 from Who Knows Where the Time Goes? 4:54
15. "Gypsy Davey" Traditional with Fotheringay from their album Fotheringay 3:54
16. "Late November"   from Who Knows Where the Time Goes? 4:34

Disc three[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Context Length
1. "The North Star Grassman and the Ravens"   from The North Star Grassman and the Ravens 3:23
2. "Next Time Around"   -do-[5] 4:46
3. "Blackwaterside" Traditional -do- 4:12
4. "The Sea Captain"   -do- 3:10
5. "Thro' My Eyes" Iain Matthews with Iain Matthews 2:37
6. "Learning the Game" Buddy Holly from Rock On by The Bunch 2:09
7. "Here in Silence" Elford, Fraser from the soundtrack of the film "Pass of Arms"[6] 3:53
8. "Bruton Town" Traditional from Who Knows Where the Time Goes?[7] 4:50
9. "Sweet Rosemary"   -do-[8] 2:58
10. "After Halloween"   -do-[8] 2:58
11. "The Lady"   -do-[8] 3:40
12. "The Music Weaver"   from Sandy 3:21
13. "Ecoute Ecoute"   from The Attic Tracks Vol. 4 3:59
14. "The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood" Richard Fariña from Sandy 4:28
15. "It'll Take a Long Time"   -do- 5:15
16. "No End"   live solo version recorded December 3, 1972 from The Attic Tracks Vol. 1 7:36
17. "Bushes and Briars"   BBC radio session, October 25, 1972; from The BBC Sessions 1971-1973 2:38
18. "Walking the Floor Over You" Ernest Tubb from Who Knows Where the Time Goes? 4:21

Disc four[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Context Length
1. "Whispering Grass" Doris Fisher, Fred Fisher BBC radio session, November 14, 1973; from The BBC Sessions 1971-73 3:45
2. "Solo"   from Like an Old Fashioned Waltz 4:24
3. "At the End of the Day"   -do-[5] 6:31
4. "Like an Old Fashioned Waltz"   -do- 4:13
5. "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L.E. Freeman BBC radio session, on November 14, 1973; from The BBC Sessions 1971-73 4:10
6. "John the Gun"   Live at the L.A. Troubadour on February 1, 1974 with Fairport Convention 5:39
7. "She Moves Through the Fair" Traditional -do- 3:30
8. "One More Chance"   Home demo from The Attic Tracks Vol. 4 3:56
9. "King and Queen of England"   Home demo from Island Life: 25 Years of Island Records 3:55
10. "Rising For the Moon"   With Fairport Convention, from Rising for the Moon 4:09
11. "White Dress" Ralph McTell, Dave Swarbrick -do- 4:45
12. "I'm a Dreamer"   from Rendezvous 4:48
13. "By the Time It Gets Dark"   from the Rendezvous sessions 4:12
14. "No More Sad Refrains"   from Rendezvous 2:51
15. "Losing Game" Eric Clapton from the Rendezvous sessions 3:17
16. "Easy to Slip" Lowell George, Fred Martin from The Attic Tracks Vol. 1 3:28
17. "Full Moon"   From Who Knows Where the Time Goes? 4:31
18. "Moments" Bryn Haworth from The Attic Tracks Vol. 1 4:31

Disc five[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Context Length
1. "One Way Donkey Ride"   Demo 4:14
2. "I'm a Dreamer"   -do- 4:17
3. "Take Me Away"   -do- 4:00
4. "Rising for the Moon"   -do- 3:08
5. "Still Waters Run Deep"   -do- 3:10
6. "All Our Days"   -do- 3:40
7. "No More Sad Refrains"     3:07
8. "By the Time It Gets Dark"   -do- 3:32
9. "The Music Weaver"   -do- 3:17
10. "What Is True?"   -do- 3:46
11. "Stranger to Himself"   -do- 2:20
12. "Take Away the Load"   -do- 1:43
13. "By the Time It Gets Dark"   Alternate take 3:41
14. "Full moon"     5:01
15. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" Bob Dylan Live 5:25
16. "It'll Take a Long Time"   -do- 5:43
17. "Who Knows Where the Time Goes?"   -do- 6:35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sandy Denny: A Boxful of Treasures". 3 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-25. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ a b Planer, Lindsay. "A Boxful of Treasures". Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  4. ^ later to be reworked as "Fotheringay"
  5. ^ a b alternate take without strings
  6. ^ "Sandy Denny: Here in Silence". 2 September 2007. Retrieved 2008-09-25. 
  7. ^ BBC radio session on March 16, 1972
  8. ^ a b c Demo version