1971 : “Rave On”

Steeleye Span

“Rave On”
b/w

“Reels” / “The Female Drummer”

7″ single first released in the UK 1971 by B&C Records CB164

Personnel:
Martin Carthy, Maddy Prior, Ashley Hutchings, Tim Hart, Peter Knight: vocals

Credits:
Produced by Sandy Roberton for September Productions

“Rave On”: Sonny West / Bill Tilghman / Norman Petty
“Reels” and “The Female Drummer”: Traditional, arr. Steeleye Span

Additional information:
This original single version featuring the ‘scratched’ effect first became available on CD as part of the 2001 Carthy Chronicles box-set.

Two subsequent ‘cleaned up’ versions with either two or three verses had already appeared on various compilations from the early 1970s onwards.

All three versions appear on the 2006 Castle reissue of Ten Man Mop.

See Reinhard Zierke’s site for additional information and details of other single releases of the “Rave On” track.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: