is a Basket of Light 1969 album by the folk rock group Pentangle. It reached no. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. A single from the album, "Light Flight", the theme from BBC1's first colour drama series , reached no. 43 on the Take Three Girls UK Singles Chart. Another single from the album, "Once I Had a Sweetheart", reached no. 46 in the charts. 
The album's liner notes state that "Springtime Promises" was written "after a ride on a number 74 bus from
Gloucester Road to Greencroft Gardens on an early spring day".
The album was included in the book
. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die 
All tracks written by Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Danny Thompson, Terry Cox and Jacqui McShee, except as noted.
"Once I Had a Sweetheart"
Traditional, arranged Jansch, Renbourn, Thompson, Cox, McShee
Lyke-Wake Dirge" Traditional, arranged Jansch, Renbourn, Thompson, Cox, McShee
Renbourn, Cox and McShee
Jansch and McShee
McShee, Jansch, Renbourn and Cox
Sally Go 'Round the Roses" Lona Stevens, Zell Sanders
Renbourn and McShee
The Cuckoo" Traditional, arranged Jansch, Renbourn, Thompson, Cox, McShee
House Carpenter" Traditional, arranged Jansch, Renbourn, Thompson, Cox, McShee
Jansch and McShee
The album cover uses photographs of Pentangle's 1968 concert in the
Royal Albert Hall. A note about the instrumentation states that "All the instruments played on this album are accoustic [ ]." sic
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Basket of Light was released as a UK LP on 26 October 1969, as Transatlantic TRA2O5. The U.S. version, in the same year was Reprise R56372. The album was re-released as a digitally remastered CD in 2001, as Castle CMRCD207, which includes two alternate takes of "Sally Go 'Round the Roses" and the non-album B-sides: "Cold Mountain" and "I Saw an Angel".
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