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Thread #108706   Message #2264718
Posted By: Fred McCormick
17-Feb-08 - 03:07 PM
Thread Name: Question: LPs you wish were CDs
Subject: RE: Question: LPs you wish were CDs
I've just had a quick shuftie at the Walter Pardon entries on my database. MT used none of the Leader recordings for their release. However, it shows fourteen Topic tracks (10 on A World without Horses. 4 on Voice of the People) which were recorded by Bill Leader, some of them with Peter Bellamy. It would need a closer inspection than I can give it at the moment. However, of these fourteen tracks, a number of titles duplicate what's on the two Leader LPs. It may be though that they are different takes to the ones on the LPs and this is something I can't check.

I did though notice two different recordings of the Female Drummer, one on Topic and one on Leader. The Topic take is dated 03.08.74 while the Leader is 12.02.77. Ditto for The Pretty Ploughboy. TSCD 514 was 08.06.74, while LED 2111 was 12.02.77.

The next time I see Reg Hall I'll ask him.