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The Pentangle - Basket of Light album mp3

The Pentangle - Basket of Light album mp3

Performer: The Pentangle
Title: Basket of Light
Country: UK
Released: 1969
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Basket of Light is a 1969 album by the folk rock group Pentangle. It reached no. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. A single from the album, "Light Flight", the theme from BBC1's first colour drama series Take Three Girls, reached no. 43 on the UK Singles Chart. Another single from the album, "Once I Had a Sweetheart", reached no. 46 in the charts.

Basket Of Light is a music studio album recording by THE PENTANGLE (Prog Folk/Progressive Rock) released in 1969 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette.

The album opener Light Flight has become their signature song. If there is a prog folk masterpiece then it is Basket Of Light. Pentangle proved they could release a progressive, ground-breaking work without keyboards, much studio trickery or even electric instruments. The original Pentangle was active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The original line-up includes Bert Jansch (vocals & guitar) and John Renbourn (vocals & guitar). 180 gram audiophile vinyl.

Pentangle, along with Fairport Convention, were one of the shining lights in the modernisation of British folk music in the 1960s. Rather than adding elements of rock music, however, they leaned toward jazz, supplementing twin acoustic guitars with jazzy drums and acoustic bass. In the UK, the band is probably best remembered for providing 'Light Flight' as the theme to the BBC drama series 'Take Three Girls'.

Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). UK remastered reissue of the British folk super-group's 1969 album. Includes 4 bonus tracks, two alternate versions of 'Sally Go Round The Roses', 'Cold Mountain' (B-side single) & 'I Saw An Angel' (B-side single). Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample).

Basket of Light Tracklist. 1. Light Flight Lyrics. 2. Once I Had a Sweetheart Lyrics. 3. Springtime Promises Lyrics. 4. Lyke-wake Dirge Lyrics.

Tracklist

A1 Light Flight
A2 Once I Had A Sweetheart
A3 Springtime Promises
A4 Lyke-Wake Dirge
A5 Train Song
B1 Hunting Song
B2 Sally Go Round The Roses
B3 The Cuckoo
B4 House Carpenter

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Transatlantic Records Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Transatlantic Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – MacNeill Press Ltd.
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Recorded At – I.B.C. Studios

Credits

  • Design – Diogenic Attempts Ltd.
  • Double Bass – Danny Thompson
  • Drums, Glockenspiel, Vocals – Terry Cox
  • Engineer – Damon Lyon-Shaw, John Pantry
  • Guitar, Banjo, Vocals – Bert Jansch
  • Guitar, Sitar, Vocals – John Renbourn
  • Photography – Peter Smith
  • Producer – Shel Talmy
  • Vocals – Jacqui McShee

Notes

Misspelling of "acoustic" on inner sleeve as in "All the instruments played on this album are accoustic"
Inner sleeve lists "Recorded at IBC studios, London"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): STRA 205 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): STRA 205 B1
  • Rights Society: MCPS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TRA 205 The Pentangle* Basket Of Light ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Transatlantic Records TRA 205 UK 1969
CMRCD207 The Pentangle* Basket Of Light ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMRCD207 UK Unknown
CMRCD207 The Pentangle* Basket Of Light ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMRCD207 UK Unknown
288087-9 Pentangle Basket Of Light ‎(DVD-A, Album, RE, Multichannel) Silverline, Sanctuary Records, 5.1 Label Group, L.L.C. 288087-9 US 2002
CMRCD207 The Pentangle* Basket Of Light ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Castle Music CMRCD207 UK 2001


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