Songs for Oblivion Fishermen

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Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
Caravan Songs for Oblivion Fishermen.jpg
Live album by Caravan
Released 9 June 1998
Recorded 19 August 1970 – 7 February 1974
Genre Progressive rock
Length 73:03
Label Hux
Producer Bernie Andrews, John Muir, Tony Wilson
Caravan chronology
Travelling Man
(1998)
Songs for Oblivion Fishermen
(1998)
Ether Way
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5.0 stars[1]

Songs for Oblivion Fishermen is a live album of the progressive rock group Caravan. The material was recorded for the BBC, spanning the years 1970 to 1974.[2] [3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Length
1. "Hello, Hello"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 2:51
2. "If I Could Do It All over Again, I'd Do It All over You"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 2:48
3. "As I Feel I Die"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 4:31
4. "Love Song Without Flute"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 3:20
5. "Love to Love You (And Tonight Pigs Will Fly)"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 2:25
6. "In the Land of Grey and Pink"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 3:39
7. "Memory Lain Hugh"   Hastings 4:54
8. "A Hunting We Shall Go" / "Backwards"   Hastings, Mike Ratledge 8:25
9. "Love in Your Eye"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair 13:52
10. "Mirror for the Day"   Hastings 4:15
11. "For Richard"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 15:03
12. "Virgin on the Ridiculous"   Hastings 7:00
  • Tracks 1 – 3 recorded for Top of the Pops 19.8.1970
  • Tracks 4 – 6 recorded in session for Alan Black 11.3.1971, first transmitted 9.4.1971
  • Tracks 7 – 8 recorded in session for John Peel 20.8.1973, first transmitted 30.8.1973
  • Tracks 9 – 12 recorded in session for John Peel 7.2.1974, first transmitted 14.2.1974
  • Tracks 1 – 8 are original mono recordings

Personnel[edit]

Release information[edit]

Year Type Label Catalog #
1998 CD Hux 2
1998 CD Cleopatra 280
2000 CD Hux 0000000002
2001 CD Big Eye 4058
2001 CD Cleopatra 0280

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powers, Jim. "Caravan - Songs for Oblivion Fishermen | AllMusic". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "AllMusic ((( Songs for Oblivion Fishermen > Overview )))". www.AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  3. ^ Caravan - Songs for Oblivion Fishermen album releases & credits at Discogs.com

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