release details ‘The best of the Cambridge Folk Festival’ CD booklet cover (85% size)
terr. label format pack. cat. no. rel. date
uk Strange Fruit CD J CAFECD001 1998-08
cover art : two:
(photo: Gaye Lockwood)

personnel
musicians
various (see the track listing below)
technical
produced by : various people;   the compilation: BBC Music
recorded by : various people live in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall
mixed by : various people
mastered by : ? at The Battery

tracks
  1. The Saw Doctors :   N17   [1994]   (Leo Moran/Davy Carton)   5:08
  2. Nanci Griffith :   It’s just another morning here   [1992]   (Nanci Griffith)   4:03
  3. Capercaillie :   The Cape Breton song   [1992]   (trad. arr. Capercaillie)   3:01
  4. Martin Carthy :   Aux anciens parapets/Harry Lime theme   [1986]   (Miles Wooton/Anton Caras)   5:37
  5. Eddi Reader :   Honeychild   [1992]   (Eddi Reader/Neill MacColl/Phil Steriopulos/Roy Dodds)   5:31
  6. Joe Ely :   She never spoke Spanish to me   [1990]   (Butch Hancock)   3:33
  7. Lindisfarne :   Meet me on the corner   [1982]   (Rod Clemments)   3:46
  8. Loudon Wainwright III :   Medley: Swimming song/Pretty little Martha/Dump the dog   [1979]   (Loudon Wainwright III)   6:23
  9. The Albion Band :   The shipwreck   [1987]   (Ashley Hutchings/Dave Whetstone)   6:00
  1. Ralph McTell :   Mr Connaughton   [1984]   (Ralph McTell)   3:31
  2. Kate & Anna McGarrigle :   First born   [1986]   (Kate McGarrigle)   3:53
  3. Mary Black :   Summer sent you   [1994]   (Noel Brazil)   3:55
  4. Eric Bibb :   Needed time   [1997]   (trad. arr. Hopkins/Taub)   5:04
  5. Leo Kottke :   Oddball   [1995]   (Leo Kottke)   2:50
  6. The Blues Band :   Noah Lewis blues   [1994]   (Paul Jones)   3:52
  7. Steeleye Span :   All around my hat   [1981]   (trad. arr. Steeleye Span)   4:18

total time : 70:27


commentary
a subsequent selection of festival tracks, recorded for Radio 2 in 1998–1999, was released as Cambridge Folk Festival: a celebration… That album also includes an Eddi Reader track, the live ‘Hummingbird’ from 1998.

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