From the Witchwood

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From the Witchwood
From the Witchwood (Strawbs album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Strawbs
Released July 1971
Recorded February-March 1971, Air Studios, London
Genre Progressive rock, art rock, folk rock
Length 38:11
Label A&M
Producer Tony Visconti
Strawbs chronology
Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios
(1970)Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios1970
From the Witchwood
(1971)
Grave New World
(1972)Grave New World1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

From the Witchwood is the fourth album by English band Strawbs. It was recorded at Air Studios, London during February and March 1971 and reached number 39 in the UK Album Charts.[2]

The album is the third and final album to include Rick Wakeman, including his appearance as a session musician on the 1970 album Dragonfly.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dave Cousins unless otherwise stated

Side one
  1. "A Glimpse of Heaven" – 3:50
  2. "Witchwood" – 3:23
  3. "Thirty Days" (John Ford) – 2:52
  4. "Flight" (Richard Hudson) – 4:24
  5. "The Hangman and the Papist" – 4:11
Side two
  1. "Sheep" – 4:14
  2. "Canon Dale" (Hudson) – 3:46
  3. "The Shepherd's Song" – 4:34
  4. "In Amongst the Roses" – 3:48
  5. "I'll Carry On Beside You" – 3:09
Bonus track

The A&M "Remasterpieces" CD re-release included the following as a bonus track

  1. "Keep the Devil Outside" (Ford) – 3:02

Personnel[edit]

Recording[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom July 1971 (1971-07) A&M stereo LP AMLH 64304
United States July 1971 (1971-07) A&M stereo LP SP 4304
Denmark 1971 Sonet stereo LP SLPS 1531
Italy 1971 A&M stereo LP SLAM 64304
Canada 1971 A&M stereo LP SP 4304
New Zealand 1971 A&M stereo LP SAML-934437
Japan 1987 (1987) A&M/Canyon CD D32Y3578
Russia 1998 ArsNova CD AN99-061
Worldwide 1998 (1998) A&M CD remastered with bonus track 540 939-2

References[edit]

  1. ^ From the Witchwood at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
  2. ^ UK Top 40 database Archived 2007-07-18 at WebCite everyHit.com. Retrieved on December 16, 2008

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