A superb 26 track collection of original Festival Records recordings from the iconic Australian interpreter of song, featuring her classic material remastered from original tapes for the very first time. Margret RoadKnight's music combines folk, blues and jazz in an inimitable style that captures an era yet strongly stands the test of time.
Includes the hard-to-find 1975 hit single "Girls in Our Town", and a wealth of tracks from Margret's four Festival albums, including her stunning versions of material by Doug Ashdown ("Winter In America"), Donovan ("Young Girl Blues"), Ross Wilson ("Living In The Land of Oz"), Ralph McTell ("Dancing Dorreen"), Ma Rainey ("Misery Blues"), Spectrum/Mike Rudd ("I'll be Gone") and Dory Previn ("Did Jesus Have A Baby Sister?").
Beautifully packaged, with newly written liner notes from Australia's own expert of the esoteric, Dave Graney, who writes, "This set of songs and the skills on display, the aesthetic imposed on the form from the artist high above it all, is impressive and joyful. Bravo Margret!
1. Living In the Land of Oz
2. Girls in Our Town
3. Minuit 1 & 11
4. Love Tastes Like Strawberries
5. House In Central Park
6. Ballad of Dancing Doreen
7. Did Jesus Have a Baby Sister?
8. Two Ways
10. Never Quite Catching the Tune
11. Prepare Your Bed For Sleeping
12. Winter In America
13. Another Spring
14. In The Heat of the Night
15. Cakewalk Into Town
16. Sweet Misery
17. Raw Deal
18. I Ain t Heard You Play No Blues
19. Misery Blues
20. Young Girl Blues
21. Masculine Women, Feminine Men
22. All Blues
23. Ain t Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
24. Tears Their Toll Can Take
25. I'll Be Gone
26. The Moment
TRACKLISTING Godawful Things Close to Me Call off Your Dogs Spectacular Failure I Don't Care About You So Long How Good It Feels Side Pony Hell Yeah Mistakes Can't Stop...
TRACKLISTING Me And Bobby McGee Sunday Morning Coming Down For The Good Times The Silver Tongued Devil And I Help Me Make It Through The Night Loving Her Was Easier...
TRACKLISTING Hounds of Love Joanni Top of the City Never Be Mine Running Up That Hill King of the Mountain Astronomer's Call (Spoken monologue) And Dream of Sheep Under Ice...