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Fairport Convention-FC
Polydor Records , UK  1968
1. Time Will Show The Wiser
2. I Don't Know Where I Stand
3. If (Stomp)
4. Decameron
5. Jack O'Diamonds
6. Portfolio
7. Chelsea Morning
8. Sun Shade
9. The Lobster
10. It's Alright Ma, It's Only Witchcraft
11. One Sure Thing
12. M1 Breakdown
13. Suzanne
14. If I Had A Ribbon Bow
15. Morning Glory
16. Reno, Nevada


Updated 6.19.04

current status: in-print in the U.S. on Polydor Records (without bonus tracks);
in-print in the U.K.on Polydor Records (with bonus tracks)

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Polydor Records l.p., 583-035, U.K., 1968
re-issue: Polydor Records l.p., 2384-047, U.K.
Cotillion Records l.p., SD-9024, U.S.A.
re-issue: Polydor Records c.d., 835-230-2, U.S.A.
re-issue: Polydor Records c.d., 068-291-2, U.K., 2003

Tracks 1-12 as listed above comprise the "original" complete and proper version of
"Fairport Convention"

Bonus tracks on the 2003 Polydor U.K. c.d. re-issue:
13. "Suzanne"
14."If I Had A Ribbon Bow"
15. "Morning Glory"
16. "Reno, Nevada"

"If" (Stomp) written by Iain Matthews/Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.

"Decameron" and "Sun Shade" written by Paul Ghosh/Andrew Horvitch/Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.

"The Lobster" written by George Painter/Ashley Hutchings/Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.

"It's Alright Ma, It's Only Witchcraft" written by Ashley Hutchings/Richard Thompson and published by Warlock Music Ltd.

"Time Will Show The Wiser" written by Emmitt Rhodes

"I Don't Know Where I Stand" and "Chelsea Morning" written by Joni Mitchell

"Jack O'Diamonds" written by Bob Dylan/Ben Carruthers

"Portfolio" written by Judy Dyble/Ashley Hutchings

"One Sure Thing" written by Harvey Brooks/Jim Glover

"M1 Breakdown" written by Ashley Hutchings/Simon Nicol

"Suzanne" written by Leonard Cohen

"If I Had A Ribbon Bow" written by Prince/Singer

"Morning Glory" written by Tim Buckley

"Reno, Nevada" written by Richard Farina


Produced by Joe Boyd and Tod Lloyd, Witchseason Productions Ltd., London
Recorded at Sound Techniques, London
Engineer: John Wood

"Suzanne" is a previously unreleased studio out-take while "Morning Glory" and "Reno, Nevada"
are live 1968 performances from the "Bouton Rouge" French television program.
"If I Had A Ribbon Bow" originally released as one side of the 1968 Track Records,
U.K.single, 604-020

Fairport Convention:
Iain Matthews: lead vocals, Jew's harp
Judy Dyble: lead vocals, electric and acoustic autoharps, recorder, piano
Richard Thompson: vocals, lead electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
Simon Nicol: vocals, electric 12- and 6-string and acoustic guitars, banjo, violin
Ashley Hutchings: bass guitar, jug
Martin Lamble: percussion, violin
with:
Clare Lowthe: cello

(Iain Matthews credited on this album under the name Ian MacDonald;
Ashley Hutchings credited on this album under the name Tyger Hutchings.)