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Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (2005)
Let No Man Steal Your Thyme Castle Music CMDDD1065 (2 CD, UK, 2005)

Let No Man Steal Your Thyme is a two CD compilation released in 2005 on the Castle Music imprint of Sanctuary Records. The compilation contains various outtakes, live recordings and rarities in addition to the material originally released on The Shelagh McDonald Album and Stargazer. The set can be downloaded from amazon.co.uk and i-tunes.

Disc 1
1.Hullo Stranger (live) (2.27)
2.Street Walking Blues (live) (2.44)
3.Mirage (4.03)
4.Look Over the Hills and Far Away (5.13)
5.Crusoe (3.52)
6.Waiting for the Wind to Rise (4.57)
7.Ophelia’s Song (version 1) (2.50)
8.Richmond (2.47)
9.Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (3.25)
10.Peacock Lady (3.29)
11.Silk and Leather (3.00)
12.You Know You Can’t Lose (5.05)
13.Ophelia’s Song (version 2) (2.09)
14.Jesus Is Just All Right (3.00)
15.Book of Rhyme (2.54)
16.What More Can I Say? (2.55)
17.The City’s Cry (demo 1) (2.35)
18.The City’s Cry (demo 2) (2.46)
19.Rod’s Song (demo) (3.11)
20.Stargazer (false start) (0.42)
21.Stargazer (demo) (4.12)

Disc 2
22.Rod’s Song (3.10)
23.Liz’s Song (2.50)
24.Lonely King (6.01)
25.City’s Cry (2.32)
26.Dowie Dens of Yarrow (version 1) (6.53)
27.Baby Go Slow (3.54)
28.Canadian Man (2.48)
29.Good Times (3.25)
30.Odyssey (6.11)
31.Stargazer (4.11)
32.The Road to Paradise (3.44)
33.Sweet Sunlight (2.27)
34.Spin (version 1) (5.25)
35.Rainy Night Blues (3.31)
36.Spin (version 2) (3.21)
37.Dowie Dens of Yarrow (false start) (0.25)
38.Dowie Dens of Yarrow (version 2) (7.40)

Credits
All tracks Shelagh McDonald except
Track 1 Carter;
Tracks 2, 9, 26, 37, 38 trad. arr. Shelagh McDonald;
Track 4 Gerry Rafferty;
Tracks 6, 12 Keith Christmas;
Track 8 Andy Roberts;
Track 14 Malvina Reynolds

Tracks 1-2 from Dungeon Folk;
Tracks 3-12 from Album;
Tracks 13-16 Album recording out-takes;
Tracks 17-21 Stargazer demos;
Tracks 22-31 from Stargazer;
Tracks 32-36 third album recording sessions;
Tracks 37-38 Stargazer recording out-takes

Stargazer
Stargazer B&C CAS 1043 (LP, UK, 1971) Mooncrest CRESTCD 040 (CD, UK, 1999)

Side 1
1.Rod’s Song (3.10)
2.Liz’s Song (2.50)
3.Lonely King (6.01)
4.City’s Cry (2.32)
5.Dowie Dens of Yarrow (6.53)
Side 2
6.Baby Go Slow (3.54)
7.Canadian Man (2.48)
8.Good Times (3.25)
9.Odyssey (6.11)
10.Stargazer (4.11)

CD bonus tracks
11.The Road to Paradise (3.44)
12.Sweet Sunlight (2.27)
13.Spin (version 1) (5.25)
14.Rainy Night Blues (3.31)
15.Spin (version 2) (3.21)

Credits
All tracks Shelagh McDonald except Track 5 trad. arr. Shelagh McDonald
Recorded at three sessions in February and May 1971
Produced by Sandy Roberton for September Productions Ltd
Sound and mix engineer: John Wood
String and choral arrangements: Robert Kirby
Photography: Keith Morris

Musicians
Shelagh McDonald, vocals, guitar, keyboards
Harver Burns, drums
Keith Christmas, guitars
Pat Donaldson, bass
Katy and Mac Kissoon, backing vocals
Mike London, backing vocals
Dave Mattacks, drums
Dave Richard, bass
John Ryan, string bass
Danny Thompson, string bass
Richard Thompson, guitars
Ray Warleigh, saxophone
Ian Whiteman, organ

Fable of the Wings
Fable of the Wings – Keith Christmas, B&C CAS 1015 (LP, UK, 1970) Polydor 24-2511 (LP, USA, 1970)
Shelagh sings vocals on one track of this Keith Christmas album.

Side 1
2.The Fawn (5.00)

Shelagh McDonald Album
Shelagh McDonald B&C CAS 1019 (LP, UK, 1970) Mooncrest CRESTCD 059 (CD, UK, 2000)

Side 1
1.Mirage (4.03)
2.Look Over the Hills and Far Away (5.13)
3.Crusoe (3.52)
4.Waiting for the Wind to Rise (4.57)
5.Ophelia’s Song (version 1) (2.50)
Side 2
6.Richmond (2.47)
7.Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (3.25)
8.Peacock Lady (3.29)
9.Silk and Leather (3.00)
10.You Know You Can’t Lose (5.05)

CD bonus tracks
11.Ophelia’s Song (version 2) (2.09)
12.Jesus Is Just All Right (3.00)
13.Book of Rhyme (2.54)
14.What More Can I Say? (2.55)
15.The City’s Cry (demo 1) (2.35)
16.The City’s Cry (demo 2) (2.46)
17.Rod’s Song (demo) (3.11)
18.Stargazer (false start) (0.42)
19.Stargazer (demo) (4.12)

Credits
All tracks Shelagh McDonald except:
Track 1 Carter
Track 7 trad. arr. Shelagh McDonald
Track 2 Gerry Rafferty
Tracks 4, 10 Keith Christmas
Track 6 Andy Roberts
Track 12 Malvina Reynolds
Recorded over five sessions between February and June 1970
Produced by Sandy Roberton for September Productions Ltd
Engineers: Roger Quested, Vic Gamm
Arrangements: Robert Kirby
Photography: Keith Morris

Musicians
Shelagh McDonald, vocals, guitar
Keith Christmas, guitars
Gerry Conway, drums
Pat Donaldson, bass
Mike Evans, bass
Tristan Fry, vibes
Gordon Huntley, pedal steel guitar, dobro
Roger Powell, drums
Andy Roberts, guitar
Keith Tippett, piano
Ian Whiteman, keyboards

Dungeon Folk
Dungeon Folk (Various Artists) BBC Radio Enterprises LP REC35S (LP, UK, January 1969)
Shelagh appears on two tracks, which were reissued in 2005 on her 2 CD anthology Let No Man Steal Your Thyme.

Side 1
3.Hullo Stranger
Side 2
3.Street Walking Blues

Credits
Live recordings from the Dungeon Folk Club (held weekly in the basement of The Copper public house near Tower Bridge) broadcast on Ian Grant’s BBC Radio 1 production “Country Meets Folk”.

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