MAGNA CARTA

Albums recorded by Magna Carta, with release dates and UK CD availability.

 

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Magna Carta [aka Times Of Change]

--/69

New or Used

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Seasons

08/70

New

3

Songs From Wasties Orchard

--/71

New

4

In Concert

--/72

New

5

Lord Of The Ages

--/73

New

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Took A Long Time [aka Putting It Back Together]

--/76

New

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Martin's Cafe

--/77

New or Used

8

Live In Bergen

--/78

New

9

Prisoners On The Line

--/78

 

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No Truth In The Rumour

--/79

 

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Midnight Blue

--/82

New

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Sweet Deceiver

--/82

 

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One To One [CD issued as Rings Around The Moon]

09/88

New

14

Heartlands

--/92

New or Used

15

State Of The Art [live]

--/93

New

16

Live At The BBC

--/95

 

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Live In Grassington

06/99

 

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Evergreen [aka Live In Grassington Vol 2]

05/00

New or Used

19

Seasons In The Tide

--/01

 

20

In Tomorrow [compilation]

11/05

 

21

Backroads [live]

--/06

 


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1) MAGNA CARTA (aka TIMES OF CHANGE)

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Times Of Change
Daughter Daughter
Old John Parker
I Am No More
Ballad Of Francis Alabadalejo
Spinning Wheels Of Time
Romeo Jack
Midwinter
Shades Of Grey
Emily Thru' The Window Pane
Sea And Sand
7 O'Clock Hymn


Lyell Tranter
Chris Simpson
Glen Stuart

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Vocals

2) SEASONS

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Prologue
Winter Song
Spring Poem
Spring Song
Summer Poem
Summer Song
Autumn Song
Epilogue
Winter Song (Reprise)
Going My Way (Road Song)
Elizabethan
Give Me No Goodbye
Ring Of Stones
Scarecrow
Airport Song


Tony Carr
Derek Grossmith
Spike Heatley
Davey Johnstone
Barry Morgan
Tim Renwick
Chris Simpson
Glenn Stuart
Lyell Tranter
Tony Visconti
Rick Wakeman
Peter Willison

Producer:

Drums
Flute
Bass, Acoustic Bass
Vocals, Guitar, Sitar
Drums
Recorder
Guitar, Vocals
Vocals
Guitar
Bass, Percussion, Recorder
Organ, Piano, Keyboards
Cello

Gus Dudgeon

3) SONGS FROM WASTIES ORCHARD

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(The Bridge At) Knaresborough Town
White Snow Dove
Parliament Hill
Wayfarin'
Down Along Up
Country Jam
Time For The Leaving
Isle Of Skye
Sponge
Sunday On The River
Good Morning Sun
Home Groan


Alastair Anderson
Dave Arthur
Toni Arthur
Ron Chesterman
Heather Corbett
Hookfoot
Davey Johnstone
Chris Karan
Chris Laurence
Nic Potter
Chris Simpson
Glenn Stuart
Graham Stuart
Danny Thompson
Johnny Van Derrick
Tony Visconti
Rick Wakeman

Producer:

Concertina
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Bass
Percussion
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Vocals, Guitar
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Bass
Bass
Guitar, Vocals, Percussion
Vocals, Lyre, Wine Glass
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Bass
Violin
Bass, Percussion
Keyboards

Gus Dudgeon

4) IN CONCERT

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Airport Song
Time For The Leaving
The Boatman
Sea And Sand (The Isle Of Pabay)
Banjo
Old John Parker
Seven O'Clock Hymn/Midwinter
Country Jam
Ring Of Stones

Recorded live at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands on 4 November 1971



Davey Johnstone
Chris Simpson
Glenn Stuart

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Vocals

5) LORD OF THE AGES

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Wish It Was
Two Old Friends
Lord Of The Ages
Isn't It Funny And Not A Little Bit Strange
Song Of Evening
Father John
That Was Yesterday
Falkland Grene


Gerry Conway
Stan Gordon
Gordon Huntley
Chris Simpson
Graham Smith
Glenn Stuart
Danny Thompson

Producer:

Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Pedal Steel Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Bass
Vocals
Bass

Tony Cox

6) TOOK A LONG TIME (AKA PUTTING IT BACK TOGETHER)

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Putting It Back Together
Took A Long Time
Oh My Dear Rose
Sun Ain't Gonna Rise
Lady Take Be Down
Wild Bird
Princess
Painted Eyes
Tomorrow's A Long Time
Book About Us

Took...


Putting...

Tommy Hoy
Chris Karan
Nigel Portman-Smith
Chris Simpson
Pick Withers

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Accordion
Guitar, Vocals
Drums

7) MARTIN'S CAFE

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Easy If You Try
Tomorrow's Up For Sale
Mixed Up Sensations
Old Man
People's Friend
Roll On
You Are Only What You Are
All Part If The Game
Won't Set The World On Fire
I'm Gonna Take You Down
Martin's Cafe


Tony Carr
Stan Gordon
Davey Johnstone
Dave Mattacks
John Mealing
Chris Simpson
Graham Smith
Glenn Stuart

Producer:

Drums
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Drums
Keyboards
Guitar, Vocals
Bass, Harmonica, Vocals
Vocals

8) LIVE IN BERGEN

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No Place To Sleep
Idle Wind
Midwinter
In Tomorrow
Fragments
Dinks Song
C'est La Vie (That's Life)
Nothing So Bad (It Can't Get Better)
All My Blues
Young Wackfords Rant
Lord Of The Ages
Forever

Recorded live in Bergen, Norway on 10 August 1978



Chris Simpson

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

9) PRISONERS ON THE LINE

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Overture
Soliloquy 1
Wild Horses
Ain't No Turning Back
Faces Of London
When You Fall
Soliloquy 2
Forever
In Tomorrow
Song For John
Rainy Day Companion
Nothing So Bad (It Can't Get Better)
Idle Wind
C'est La Vie (That's Life)


Roy Babbington
Hennie Bekker
BJ Cole
Les Cyrcle
Robin Ellis
Mike Findley
Tommy Hoy
Dave Markee
Nigel Portman-Smith
Chris Simpson
Robin Thyne
Emil Zjhbz

Producer:

Bass
Keyboards
Pedal Steel Guitar
Drums
Vocals
Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Bass
Accordion
Guitar, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Vocals

10) NO TRUTH IN THE RUMOUR

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No Truth In The Rumour
Written In The Wind
MacKenzie
Strangers In The Land Of Ulysses
Workin' On The Road Again
Power To The Song
All Our Yesterdays
Call Me
Big Umbrella
World In The Palm Of My Hand


Lee Abbot
Tom McConville
Chris Simpson

Producer:

Bass
Fiddle
Guitar, Vocals

11) MIDNIGHT BLUE

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Slowbone Jones
Natural Loving Man
It's So Easy
Have A Nice Day
Until I See You Again
Written In The Wind
Midnight Blue
Danny
I'll Walk Mine
Strangers In The Land Of Ulysses
Cajun Cannonball
Little Bit Of My Heart


Chris Simpson

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

12) SWEET DECEIVER

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Jigsaw Man
Sting Of The Gin
Wind On The Water
Have A Nice Day
Slowbone Jones
Danny
Midnight Blue
Rings Around The Moon
Itís So Easy
Little Bit Of My Heart
The Last Dancer
Natural Loving Man


Chris Simpson

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

13) ONE TO ONE (aka RINGS AROUND THE MOON)

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Tiger's Eyes
Evergreen
Love On The Spinning Wheel
Sure Don't Bother Me Now
Fooled By A Promise
Rings Around The Moon
Living With A Woman Like You
Everytime
Rhythm Of My Life
Long Distance
Love In Our Time
Wild Geese

One To One


Rings Around...

Chris Simpson

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

14) HEARTLANDS

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Low Stoney Grooves
Perfect Lovers
Circus Of The Heart
For The Gypsy
Country Born
Lovers And Friends
Paradise Row
Ticket To The Moon
Merryfield
Diamond In The Dust
Blues Bar Cafe
Love Runs Wild
Down To The Heart
State Of The Art
Rings Around The Moon


Chris Simpson

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

15) STATE OF THE ART

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Perfect Lovers
For The Gypsy
Lovers And Friends
Listen To The Man
Merryfield
I'll Walk Mine
Airport Song
Old Man
Two Old Friends
Ticket To The Moon
Cancer Child
Diamond In The Dust
Country Born
Blues Bar Cafe
Paradise Row
State Of The Art
Lord Of The Ages





Chris Simpson

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals

16) LIVE AT THE BBC

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Sea & Sand
Shades Of Grey
Daughter Daughter
Wayfaring
Home Groan
Emily
Airport Song
Old John Parker
Parliament Hill
Sea & Sand (Reprise)
Beyond The Isle Of Skye
Sponge
White Snow Dove
Time For The Leaving
Cajun Cannonball
They Call Me The Breeze
Elizabethan
Living With A Woman Like You
Airport Song (Reprise)




Producer:



17) LIVE IN GRASSINGTON

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Highway To Spain
Got My Eyes On You
Fooled By A Promise
Wind On The Water
Two Old Friends
Elizabethan
One Man's Heaven
Song For Gaza
Ticket To The Moon
Ulysses
Blues For A Long Road Home
Banjo Man
Terminal Case Of You
Seasons In The Tide
Magnolia


Chris Simpson
Linda Simpson

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Vocals, Guitar

18) EVERGREEN (aka LIVE AT GRASSINGTON VOL 2)

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Sea & Sand
Spring Poem
Airport Song
Time For The Leaving
Sun Ain't Gonna Rise
Soliloquy
Putting It Back Together
Took A Long Time
Tomorrow Is A Long Time
Summer Poem
Wind On The Water
San Francisco Bay Blues
Feel My Love
Wild Geese
Evergreen
Autumn Poem
Only Road Home
Soliloquy 2
Midnight Again
Slow Train


Chris Simpson
Linda Simpson

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Vocals, Guitar

19) SEASONS IN THE TIDE

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Seasons In The Tide
Three Into Two (Don't Go)
Pictures In My Pillow (Kaya's Song)
Midnight Again
Here To Stay (Over My Shoulder)
A Terminal Case Of You
Dark Angel
Paradise Row
Hungerford Bridge
Columbus
Uncertain Times
When All Is Said And Done
One Small Voice


Jonathon Barratt
Paul Burgess
Eddie Conaar
Doug Morter
Chris Simpson
Linda Simpson
Tony White

Producer:

Bass
Drums
Percussion
Guitar
Vocals, Guitar
Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards

Vic Emerson

20) IN TOMORROW

 
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Disc 1 - Mainly Studio
Only Love Knows How
Uncertain Times
Don't Stop Me
Perfect Lovers
9lb Hammer [instrumental]
Wind On The Water
Winterlude [instrumental]/Ulysses
In Tomorrow
Travellin' Man
Sun Ain't Gonna Rise
Blues For A Long Road Home
When All Is Said And Done
Countryborn
Abalone Sky [instrumental]/Banjo Man
Some Kind Of Man

A 2-CD and 1-DVD compilation of previous unreleased material


 
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Disc 2 - Mainly Live
Ticket To The Moon
Here To Stay (Over My Shoulder)
Only Love Knows How
Pictures In My Pillow
Boulder To Birmingham
Life In The Old Dog
You Say
Hungerford Bridge
Songbird
Backroads
Speed At The Sound Of Loneliness
Seasons In The Tide
From Clare To Here
You

Disc 3 - DVD, excerpts from Ticket To The Moon
For The Gypsy
Three Into Two (Don't Go)
Midnight Again
Columbus

21) BACKROADS

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In The Scheme Of Things *
For The Gypsy
Ticket To The Moon
Backroads
Autumn Dreaming Blues
You
Only Love Knows How
Walk Away From Heaven *
Moving On *
Only A Hobo
9lb Hammer [instrumental]
Sun Ain't Gonna Rise
Love You Can't Hide *
Fields Of Eden (suite) *
Silver Lining *

* previously unreleased
Tracks 2,5 & 9 are studio recordings


Matt Baarhoorn
Andrew Jackson
Chris Simpson
Linda Simpson


Producer:

Violin, Mandolin, Backing Vocals
Narrator (Track 14)
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Guitar, Woodwind, Harmonica, Vocals