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• Unique new collection from one of the most distinctive voices in British folk music

• Highlights, rarities and unreleased tracks from Bridget’s Dandelion Records period (1968-1972)

• Signed, overseen and part produced by John Peel

• Key tracks from three classic albums

• Never before on CD 1968 demos

• Debut release for three tracks recorded live for French TV

• First ever release for interview material and 2009 session recordings (featuring Michael Chapman) exclusive to Cherry Red TV

• Also includes BBC session highlights, singles and b-sides

• Complete with excellent essay by long term Bridget authority and friend Nigel Cross

• A wonderful, insightful set – the perfect introduction to Bridget’s work

• Disc two includes a total of twenty unreleased tracks and interview excerpts

• 2014’s early albums box set sold extremely well

Bridget St John remains a cornerstone of the British folk movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and still performs to adoring audiences today. This set expands on the usual ‘best of’ to include a cornucopia of extra material which goes beneath the surface to explore further the dawning of this wonderful talent.

DISC TWO

1. TO B WITHOUT A HITCH
2. AUTUMN LULLABY
3. ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
4. LIZARD-LONG-TONGUE BOY
5. HELLO AGAIN (OF COURSE)
6. IF YOU'VE GOT MONEY (LIVE)
7. DOWNDERRY DAZE
8. BACK TO STAY
9. CITY CRAZY
10. SONG FOR THE LAIRD OF CONNAUGHT HALL – PART 2
11. EARLY MORNING SONG
12. IT SEEMS VERY STRANGE
13. NICE
14. GOOD BABY GOODBYE
15. SILVER COIN
16. FLY HIGH
17. THANK YOU FOR...
18. LAZARUS
19. THE RIVER (LIVE)
20. A SONG IS AS LONG AS IT WANTS TO GO ON

DISC TWO

1. ON A MUSICAL CHILDHOOD…
2. ASK ME NO QUESTIONS (ACETATE VERSION)
3. LIZARD-LONG-TONGUE BOY (ACETATE VERSION)
4. GETTING TO KNOW THE GUITAR…
5. HELLO AGAIN (OF COURSE) (ACETATE VERSION)
6. TO B WITHOUT A HITCH (ACETATE VERSION)
7. ON DEMOING FOR THE BBC…
8. THE RIVER (TOP GEAR SESSION)
9. SONG TO KEEP YOU COMPANY (TOP GEAR SESSION)
10. ON MEETING JOHN PEEL…
11. NIGHT IN THE CITY (TOP GEAR SESSION)
12. LAZARUS (TOP GEAR SESSION)
13. ON DANDELION RECORDS…
14. NICE (OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST)
15. ON RECORDING HER DEBUT ALBUM…
16. THERE'S A PLACE I KNOW
17. SUZANNE
18. ON RECORDING 'SONGS FOR THE GENTLE MAN'…
19. DOWNDERRY DAZE (LIVE ON FRENCH TV)
20. LIKE NEVER BEFORE (LIVE ON FRENCH TV)
21. ASK ME NO QUESTIONS (LIVE ON FRENCH TV)
22. ON RECORDING 'THANK YOU FOR'…
23. THANK YOU FOR (BOB HARRIS SESSION)
24. ON HER CONTEMPORARIES…
25. ASK ME NO QUESTIONS (WITH MICHAEL CHAPMAN, 2009)
26. THE RIVER (WITH MICHAEL CHAPMAN, 2009)
27. ON LONGEVITY…

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