Second Spring

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This article is about an album by Iain Matthews. For Turkish TV series, see Second Spring (TV series).
Second Spring
Second Spring.jpeg
Studio album by Ian Matthews
Released 1970
Recorded 1970
Genre Folk rock/Country rock
Length 38:19
Label Line/Decca
Producer Ian Matthews
Ian Matthews chronology
Matthews' Southern Comfort
Second Spring
Later That Same Year
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 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.

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. "The 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



  • Producer: Ian Matthews
  • Production Coordinator: Steve Barlby
  • Recording Engineer: Ian Matthews
  • Art Direction: Paul Whitehead
  • Cover Design: Ian Matthews
  • Photography: Ray Stevenson


  1. ^ Worbois, Jim. Second Spring at AllMusic