The Notes and The Words : A Collection of Demos and Rarities

371 246-5 (CD, UK, 29 October 2012)

Track Listing

All songs written by Sandy Denny except where noted

Disc 1

  1. 1. Blues Run the Game (home demo) (Jackson C. Frank) - 3:26
  2. 2. Soho (home demo) (Bert Jansch) - 3:08
  3. 3. It Ain't Me Babe (home demo) (Bob Dylan) - 3:44
  4. 4. East Virginia (home demo) (Traditional) - 3:23
  5. 5. Geordie (home demo) (Traditional) - 3:42
  6. 6. In Memory (The Tender Years) (home demo) - 2:31
  7. 7. I Love My True Love (home demo) - 2:25
  8. 8. Ethusel (home demo) - 4:51
  9. 9. Carnival (home demo) - 3:15
  10. 10. They Don't Seem to Know You (home demo) - 2:23
  11. 11. Gerrard Street (home demo) - 1:49
  12. 12. Seven Virgins (home demo) (Traditional) - 2:54
  13. 13. A Little Bit of Rain (home demo) (Fred Neil) - 2:30
  14. 14. Go Your Own Way My Love (home demo) (Anne Briggs) - 4:09
  15. 15. Cradle Song (home demo) (James Wedderburn, John Wedderburn, Robert Wedderburn) - 2:28
  16. 16. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (home demo 2) - 3:36
  17. 17. Motherless Children (home demo) (Traditional) - 2:31
  18. 18. You Never Wanted Me (Jackson C. Frank) - 3:21
  19. 19. Milk and Honey (re-recorded version) (Jackson C. Frank) - 4:26
  20. 20. She Moves Through the Fair (acoustic version) (Padraic Colum) - 4:11
  21. 21. Fotheringay (acoustic version) - 3:04
  22. 22. Now and Then (demo) - 3:48
  23. 23. Autopsy (demo) - 4:25

Disc 2

  1. 1. Are the Judges Sane? (Jack O'Connell, Mose Henry) - 3:09
  2. 2. Mr. Lacey (Sandy Denny lead vocal version) (Ashley Hutchings) - 2:57
  3. 3. The Ballad of Easy Rider (Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn) - 4:55
  4. 4. A Sailor's Life (original version) - 11:13
  5. 5. Come All Ye (take 1) (Ashley Hutchings, Sandy Denny) - 5:00
  6. 6. Matty Groves (take 1) (Traditional) - 10:19
  7. 7. The Way I Feel (original version) (Gordon Lightfoot) - 4:02
  8. 8. The Sea (demo) - 5:20
  9. 9. Winter Winds (demo) - 2:14
  10. 10. The Pond and the Stream (demo) - 3:06
  11. 11. John the Gun (feat. Sam Donahue) - 5:07
  12. 12. Late November (Joe Boyd mix) - 4:20
  13. 13. Next Time Around (demo) - 5:04
  14. 14. Lord Bateman (demo) (Traditional) - 6:14

Disc 3

  1. 1. The Optimist (demo) - 4:31
  2. 2. Wretched Wilbur (demo) - 2:23
  3. 3. Crazy Lady Blues (demo) - 3:23
  4. 4. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens (live) - 2:31
  5. 5. Blackwaterside (alternate take) (Traditional) - 4:12
  6. 6. It'll Take a Long Time (demo) - 5:13
  7. 7. For Nobody to Hear (original version) - 4:24
  8. 8. The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood (demo) (Richard FariƱa, Traditional) - 2:35
  9. 9. The Lady (demo 2) - 3:01
  10. 10. Bushes and Briars (demo) - 3:33
  11. 11. The Music Weaver (demo) - 3:04
  12. 12. No End (piano version, alternate take) - 14:14
  13. 13. Solo (alternate version) - 4:30
  14. 14. Whispering Grass (demo) (Doris Fisher, Fred Fisher) - 4:08
  15. 15. Friends (alternate take without strings) - 3:31
  16. 16. Dark the Night (alternate take) - 5:34
  17. 17. Until the Real Thing Comes Along (demo) (L.E. Freeman, Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) - 3:13

Disc 4

  1. 1. The King and Queen of England (home demo 2) - 3:52
  2. 2. After Halloween (home demo) - 3:02
  3. 3. Take Away the Load (home demo) - 1:26
  4. 4. Stranger to Himself (home demo) - 2:17
  5. 5. By the Time It Gets Dark (home demo) - 3:14
  6. 6. Down in the Flood (live) (Bob Dylan) - 3:14
  7. 7. Knockin' on Heaven's Door (live) (Bob Dylan) - 4:16
  8. 8. Like an Old Fashioned Waltz (live) - 4:11
  9. 9. Dawn (alternate version) (Jerry Donahue, Sandy Denny) - 3:25
  10. 10. One More Chance (take 1) - 3:29
  11. 11. What Is True? (studio demo) - 3:12
  12. 12. No More Sad Refrains (live) - 3:13
  13. 13. I Wish I Was a Fool for You (For Shame of Doing Wrong) (original version) (Richard Thompson) - 4:19
  14. 14. Gold Dust (alternate version) - 4:18
  15. 15. Candle in the Wind (acoustic version) (Bernie Taupin, Elton John) - 4:18
  16. 16. One Way Donkey Ride (acoustic version) - 3:23
  17. 17. I'm a Dreamer (alternate take without strings) - 4:24
  18. 18. Still Waters Run Deep (acoustic version) - 2:34
  19. 19. Full Moon (alternate version feat. Swarb) - 4:18
  20. 20. Moments (acoustic version) (Bryn Haworth) - 3:27
  21. 21. Makes Me Think of You (home demo) - 2:47

Musicians


Artists:
Sandy Denny
Released:
29 October 2012 (UK)
Recorded:
1966 / 1968 / 1967 / 1969 / 1970 / 1971 / 1972 / 1973 / 1974 / 1976 / 1975 / 1977 / 1979
Length:
292:35
Label:
Universal Island Records Ltd.
Compiler:
Artwork:
  • Phil Smee (design)