The Best of Caravan – Canterbury Tales

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Canterbury Tales: The Best of Caravan
Caravan Canterbury Tales.jpg
Greatest hits album by Caravan
Released 1976, 1994
Genre Progressive rock
Label Decca/Chronicles
Caravan chronology
Cool Water
(1994)
Canterbury Tales: The Best of Cavarvan
(1994)
The Battle of Hastings
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Canterbury Tales is the 1976 compilation album released by Caravan. It was expanded, repackaged and released in 1994.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Original release (1976)

No. Title Music Length
1. "If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 03:07
2. "Aristocracy"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair 03:03
3. "For Richard"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 17:05
4. "Nine Feet Underground/Nigel Blows a Tune/Love's a Friend/Make It 76/Dance of the Seven Paper Hankies/Hold Grandad by the Nose/Honest I Did!/Disassociation/100% Proof"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 22:42
5. "Golf Girl"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair 05:00
6. "Hoedown"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 03:20
7. "The Love in Your Eye/to Catch Me a Brother/Subsultus/Debouchement/Tilbury K"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 12:32
8. "Memory Lain, Hugh Headloss"   Hastings 09:23
9. "Virgin on the Ridiculous"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 07:57
10. "The Dog, the Dog, He's at It Again"   Hastings 05:58


The 1994 edition added tracks to make a 2 CD release..

No. Title Music Length
1. "Place of My Own"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 04:04
2. "Magic Man"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 04:04
3. "Hello, Hello"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 03:47
4. "If I Could Do It All over Again, I'd Do It All over You"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 03:07
5. "And I Wish I Were Stoned/Don't Worry"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 08:18
6. "Can't Be Long Now/Francoise/For Richard/Warlock"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 14:25
7. "Love to Love You (And Tonight Pigs Will Fly)"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 03:06
8. "Golf Girl"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair 05:01
9. "Nine Feet Underground"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair 22:41
10. "Songs and Signs"   Miller 03:38
11. "The Show of Our Lives"   Hastings 05:44
12. "The World Is Yours"   Hastings 03:37
13. "Memory Lain Hugh"   Hastings 04:52
14. "Headloss"   Hastings 04:22
15. "The Dog The Dog, He's at It Again"   Hastings 05:57
16. "Be All Right/Chance of a Lifetime"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 06:35
17. "L' Auberge du Sanglier/A Hunting We Shall Go/Pengola/Backwards/A Hunti"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair, Perry, Ratledge 10:04
18. "The Love in Your Eye [Live]"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 12:12
19. "For Richard [Live]"   Hastings 14:13
20. "Stuck in a Hole"   Coughlan, Hastings, Sinclair, Sinclair 03:09
21. "Lover/No Backstage Pass"   Murphy, Sinclair 09:39

Notes: 'For Richard' is the shortened name of 'Can't Be Long Now/Francoise/For Richard/Warlock'. The track that appears on the 1976 release of Canterbury Tales was recorded at Fairfield Halls in 1974. The CD issue replaces this version with the two other previously released versions: the original studio recording from 'If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You,' and a live version from 'Caravan and the New Symphonia.'

Personnel[3][edit]

Releases information[edit]

[4]

Year Type Label Catalog #
1976 LP Decca 81/82
1976 LP Decca DK-R 8/2
1994 CD Decca/Chronicles 515522

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. "Canterbury Tales: The Best of Caravan – Caravan | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "allmusic ((( Canterbury Tales: The Best of Caravan > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  3. ^ "CANTERBURY TALES – THE BEST OF CARAVAN". www.progarchives.com. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  4. ^ "allmusic ((( Canterbury Tales: The Best of Caravan > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 

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