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In Fields Of Ardath (CD)
Digitally remastered and expanded edition of the classic 1969 album by the legendary Welsh band Eyes Of Blue. Formed in 1966, the band won the Melody Maker "Beat Contest" that year and signed to Decca's Deram label. Following the release of some unrepresentative singles, the band came to the attention of producer Lou Reizner. The line-up of Gary Pickford-Hopkins (vocals), Wyndham Rees (vocals), Phil Ryan (keyboards), Ray "Taff" Williams (guitar), Ritchie Francis (bass) and John Weathers (drums) recorded their debut album between March and July 1968 in London. The album sold in sufficient quantities for the band to be given the chance to record a second album in the Spring of 1969, In Fields of Ardath. The sessions coincided with the departure of Wyndham Rees and the band's second album was more progressive in feel, touching on a range of influences from psychedelic rock, R&B, jazz, Indian and classical music. Quincy Jones (with whom the band worked on the unreleased score to the film Toy Grabbers) would later comment; "All the ethnic qualities which I had recalled about the people of Wales were manifest in that tape. There was a native sensuality in their playing. Eyes Of Blue was musically curious"
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Type: CD
Recorded: 1969
Release Date: 2015-05-12
Label: Esoteric
Country: Euro
Item No: ECLEC2523
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Track List
01 Merry Go Round
02 The Light We See
03 Souvenirs (tribute To Django)
04 Ardath
05 Spanish Blues
06 Door (the Child That Is Born On The Sabbath Day)
07 Little Bird
08 After The War
09 Extra Hour
10 Chances
11 Apache 69 (Mono
12 Bonus)
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