Melanie On Air BBC Live in Concert is a collection of live recordings of Melanie Safka, an American singer-songwriter who has been largely overlooked in music history.
In the late 1960s she was quite a big star and performed at both Woodstock and the famous British equivalent, the 1970 Isle of Wight festival. For more details see Wikipedia.
Songs On Melanie On Air BBC Live in Concert
Autumn Lady – 4:11
Chords Of Fame – 5:11
Almost Like Being In Love – 5:11
Stoneground Words – 5:00
Here I Am – 2:36
Any Guy – 2:55
Do You Believe – 6:07
Leftover Wine – 5:44
The Nickel Song – 4:01
Beautiful People – 5:26
Visit My Dreams – 3:49
Up Town And Down – 2:49
Baby Guitar – 2:48
Tuning My Guitar – 4:14
Ruby Tuesday – 3:48
Rock ‘N’ Roll Heart – 5:12
Racing Heart – 4:51
Apathy – 3:48
Tracks 1 – 10 were recorded in concert on 6 November 1975
Melanie sang and played guitar and was assisted by Barry Lee Hardwood on guitar and mandolin
Tracks 11 – 14 were recorded in live in the studio on 15 September 1969
Melanie was on her own singing and playing guitar.
Tracks 15 – 18 were recorded live in the studio on 26 April 1989
This time Melanie is backed by a full band which naturally gives a much fuller sound.
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