Second Spring

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Second Spring
Second Spring.jpeg
Studio album by
Released1970
Recorded1970
GenreFolk rock, country rock
Length38:19
LabelVinyl: Uni (Europe), Decca (US) CD: Line / BGO
ProducerIan Matthews
Ian Matthews chronology
Matthews' Southern Comfort
(1970)
Second Spring
(1970)
Later That Same Year
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

'Second Spring' is the 1970 album by country rock/folk rock musician Ian Matthews' band Matthews' Southern Comfort. It was Matthews's second album after his departure from Fairport Convention and was recorded with the touring band he put together following the release of his first solo LP, Matthews' Southern Comfort. It was released on the Uni label in July 1970.

The original vinyl album was reissued on CD by Line Records in Germany in 1993, and a remastered version was released by BGO Records in 1996 as part of a 2-on-1 release with Matthews' Southern Comfort.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ballad Of Obray Ramsey" (Ian Matthews) - 2:25
  2. "Moses In The Sunshine" (Carl Barnwell) - 6:18
  3. "Jinkson Johnson" (Ian Matthews) - 5:29
  4. "Tale Of The Trial" (Ian Matthews) - 2:42
  5. "Blood Red Roses" (Ian Matthews) - 2:27
  6. "Even As" (Carl Barnwell) - 2:49
  7. "Darcy Farrow" (Tom Campbell, Steve Gillette) - 3:34
  8. "Something In The Way She Moves" (James Taylor) - 4:48
  9. "Southern Comfort" (Sylvia Tyson) - 7:47

Personnel[edit]

Guest Musicians

Production[edit]

  • Production: Ian Matthews and Southern Comfort
  • Production Coordinator: Steve Barlby
  • Recording Engineers: Robin Black at Morgan Studios, London on tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 9; John Wood at Sound Techniques Studios, London on tracks 3, 7 and 8.
  • Art Direction: Paul Whitehead
  • Cover Design: Ian Matthews
  • Photography: Ray Stevenson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Worbois, Jim. Second Spring at AllMusic

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