Judy Collins ‎– So Early In The Spring, The First 15 Years

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Elektra ‎– 8E-6002
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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A1 Pretty Polly
Adapted By, Arranged By – Judy Collins, Michael SahlBass – Chris EthridgeDrums – James Gordon*Electric Guitar – James Burton, Stephen StillsElectric Piano – Van Dyke ParksEngineer – John HaenyOrgan – Michael SahlProducer – David AnderleSteel Guitar [Pedal] – Buddy EmmonsVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
5:49
A2 So Early, Early In The Spring
Acoustic Guitar – Eric WeissbergAdapted By – Mary RobbinsProducer, Remix – Mark AbramsonVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
3:10
A3 Pretty Saro
Acoustic Guitar – Fred HellermanEdited By – Mark AbramsonLyrics By, Music By – Jean RitchieProducer – Jac HolzmanVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
3:05
A4 Golden Apples Of The Sun
Adapted By [Music] – Judy CollinsLyrics By – William Butler YeatsProducer – Mark AbramsonVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
3:55
A5 Bonnie Ship The Diamond
Acoustic Guitar – Walter RaimAdapted By, Arranged By – Judy CollinsBass – Bill Lee (2)Producer – Mark AbramsonVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy CollinsWritten-By – Traditional
2:17
A6 Farewell To Tarwathie
Adapted By [Words & Music] – Judy CollinsEngineer, Co-producer – John HaenyProducer – Mark AbramsonRemix [1977] – Glenn BergerVocals [Main Vocals] – Judy CollinsVocals [Second Vocals] – Unknown Artist
5:08
B1 The Hostage
Acoustic Guitar, Banjo – Steve MandellBass – Russell GeorgeCongas, Bongos – Ray BarrettoDrums, Percussion – Allan SchwartzbergElectric Guitar – Jerry MatthewsEngineer – Jay Messina, Shelly YakusLyrics By, Music By – Tom PaxtonProducer – Judy Collins, Mark AbramsonRemix – Mark AbramsonSteel Guitar [Pedal] – Bill KeithVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
2:49
B2 La Colombe
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Joshua RifkinEngineer – John WoodLyrics By [English] – Alasdair ClayreMusic By, Lyrics By [French] – Jacques BrelProducer, Remix – Mark AbramsonVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
5:05
B3 Coal Tattoo
Banjo – Steve MandellBass – Chuck IsraelsMusic By, Lyrics By – Billy Edd WheelerProducer – Jac Holzman, Mark AbramsonVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
3:04
B4 Carry It On
Dulcimer – Richard Fariña*Music By, Lyrics By – Gil TurnerProducer – Mark AbramsonVocals – Judy Collins
2:49
B5 Bread & Roses
Accordion – Dominic CorteseArranged By [Music] – Arif MardinArranged By [Vocal] – Alex Blachly*Bass – Tony LevinChoir – Abigail Lewis, Ann Sease Monoyios*, Audrey Klar, Betsy Blachly, Dora Ohrenstein, Iris Hiskey, Josephine Mongiardo, Linda Mahoney, Lucy Shelton, Margaret Ann Martin, Marjorie Minnis, Natasha Lutov, Yasmin Aga KhanDirected By [Choir] – Alex Blachly*Drums – Stephen Gadd*Lead Vocals – Judy CollinsLyrics By – James Oppenheim (2)Music By – Mimi Fariña*Producer – Arif MardinRecording Supervisor, Engineer – Phil RamoneRemix [1977] – Glenn BergerTrombone – Mickey Gravine, Sy Berger, Urbie Green
3:06
B6 Marat / Sade
Arranged By [Orchestra & Chorus], Conductor – Joshua RifkinEngineer – John WoodLead Vocals – Judy CollinsLyrics By, Adapted By [Verse] – Adrian MitchellMusic By – Richard PeasleeProducer, Remix – Mark AbramsonWritten-By [English Version] – Geoffrey SkeltonWritten-By [Original German Version Of Play And Text] – Peter Weis
5:38
C1 Special Delivery
Acoustic Guitar – Mark Doyle (3)Arranged By [Strings] – Arif MardinBacking Vocals – Erin Dickens*, Gail Kantor, Merle MillerBass – Tony LevinDrums – Stephen Gadd*Electric Guitar – Hugh McCrackenElectric Piano, Synthesizer – Ken BichelEngineer – Glenn BergerLead Vocals – Judy CollinsMusic By, Lyrics By – Billy MernitPercussion – Rubens BassiniPiano – Andy PrattProducer – Arif MardinRecording Supervisor – Phil RamoneRemix [1977] – Glenn Berger
3:50
C2 The Lovin' Of The Game
Bass – Tony LevinDrums – Stephen Gadd*Guitar – Charlie Brown (7), David SpinozzaHarmonica – Don BrooksLyrics By – Pat Garvey (2)Music By – Victoria Garvey Armstrong*Organ – Pat RebillotProducer – Arif MardinRecording Supervisor, Engineer – Phil RamoneSteel Guitar, Resonator Guitar [Dobro] – Eric WeissbergVocals – Judy Collins
3:05
C3 Both Sides Now
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Joshua RifkinEngineer – John HaenyMusic By, Lyrics By – Joni MitchellProducer – Mark AbramsonVocals – Judy Collins
3:14
C4 Marieke
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Joshua RifkinCo-producer, Engineer – John HaenyLyrics By – Jacques BrelMusic By – Gerard Jouannest*, Jacques BrelProducer – Mark AbramsonVocals – Judy Collins
3:14
C5 Send In The Clowns
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Jonathan TunickMusic By, Lyrics By – Stephen SondheimProducer – Arif MardinRecording Supervisor, Engineer – Phil RamoneVocals – Judy Collins
4:01
C6 Bird On The Wire
Bass – Chris EthridgeDrums – James Gordon*Electric Guitar – James Burton, Stephen StillsEngineer – John HaenyMusic By, Lyrics By – Leonard CohenPiano – Michael SahlProducer – David AnderleSteel Guitar [Pedal] – Buddy EmmonsVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Judy Collins
4:39
D1 Since You've Asked
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Joshua RifkinEngineer – John HaenyMusic By, Lyrics By – Judy CollinsProducer – Mark AbramsonVocals – Judy Collins
2:34
D2 Born To The Breed
Bass – Tony LevinDrums – Stephen Gadd*Guitar – Charlie Brown (7), Eric WeissbergHarmonica – Don BrooksMusic By, Lyrics By – Judy CollinsOrgan – Pat RebillotProducer – Arif MardinRecording Supervisor, Engineer – Phil RamoneVocals, Piano – Judy Collins
4:50
D3 My Father
Bass – Chris EthridgeElectric Guitar – Stephen StillsEngineer – John HaenyMusic By, Lyrics By – Judy CollinsPercussion – James Gordon*Piano – Michael Melvoin*Producer – David AnderleVocals, Electric Piano – Judy Collins
5:02
D4 Holly Ann
Acoustic Guitar – Eric WeissbergArranged By [Orchestra] – Richard Bell (4)Bass – Russell GeorgeConductor – Abba BoginEngineer – Jay Messina, Shelly YakusMusic By, Lyrics By – Judy CollinsProducer – Judy Collins, Mark AbramsonRemix – Mark AbramsonVocals, Piano – Judy Collins
4:47
D5 Houses
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Jonathan TunickMusic By, Lyrics By – Judy CollinsProducer – Arif MardinRecording Supervisor, Engineer – Phil RamoneVocals – Judy Collins
4:37
D6 Secret Gardens
Arranged By [Orchestra] – Richard Bell (4)Conductor – Abba BoginEngineer – Jay Messina, Shelly YakusMusic By, Lyrics By – Judy CollinsProducer – Judy Collins, Mark AbramsonRemix – Mark AbramsonVocals, Piano – Judy Collins
5:35

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Compiled from the Judy Collins catalogue of Elektra albums issued 1961-1976.
Remix (A6, B5, C1) engineered at A&R Recording Studios, New York.
Mastered at Masterdisk, New York.

Recording dates
Track A1 recorded September 5, 1968 at Elektra Sound Recorders. Los Angeles
Track A2 recorded March 9, 1965 at Mastertone Studios, New York
Track A3 recorded August 1 - 3, 1961 at Fine Sound Recording Studio, New York
Tracks A4, A5 recorded May 7 - 9, 1962 at Judson Hall, New York
Track A6 recorded June, 1970 at St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University, New York
Track B1 recorded October 10 and 25, 1972 at The Record Plant, New York
Tracks B2, B6 recorded during summer of 1966 at Sound Techniques, London
Track B3 recorded March 21, 1964 at Town Hall, New York
Track B4 recorded February 17, 1965 at Mastertone Studios, New York
Track B5 recorded May 13, 1976 at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Track C1 recorded June 2, 1976 at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Track C2 recorded November 20, 1974 at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Tracks C3, D1 recorded September 28, 1967 at Columbia Recording Studios, New York
Track C4 recorded July 14, 1970 at Manhattan Center, New York
Track C5 recorded September 5 and 6, 1974 at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Track C6 recorded September 4, 1968 at Elektra Sound Recorders. Los Angeles
Track D2 recorded September 18, 1974 at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Track D3 recorded August 30, 1968 at Elektra Sound Recorders. Los Angeles
Track D4 recorded October 10 and 23, 1972 at The Record Plant, New York
Track D5 recorded September 6, 1974 at A&R Recording Studios, New York
Track D6 recorded October 23, 1972 at The Record Plant, New York

<b>Release dates</b>
Tracks A1, C6 from WHO KNOWS WHERE THE TIME GOES (EKS-74033) Released November 1968
Tracks A2, B4 from JUDY COLLINS' FIFTH ALBUM (EKS-7300) Released August 1965
Track A3 from A MAID OF CONSTANT SORROW (EKS-7209) Released 1961
Tracks A4, A5 from GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN (EKS-7222) Released 1962
Track A6 from WHALES AND NIGHTINGALES (EKS-75010) Released November 1970 & from COLORS OF THE DAY/THE BEST OF JUDY COLLINS (EKS-75030) Released May 1972
Tracks B1, D4, D6 from TRUE STORIES AND OTHER DREAMS (EKS-75053) Released January 1973
Tracks B2, B6 from IN MY LIFE (EKS-74027) Released November 1966
Track B3 from THE JUDY COLLINS CONCERT (EKS-7280) Released October 1964
Tracks B5, C1 from BREAD & ROSES (7E-1076) Released August 1976
Tracks C2, C5, D2, D5 from JUDITH (7E-1032) Released March 1975
Tracks C3, D1 from WILDFLOWERS (EKS-74012) Released 1967 & from COLORS OF THE DAY/THE BEST OF JUDY COLLINS (EKS-75030) Released May 1972
Track C4 from WHALES AND NIGHTINGALES (EKS-75010) Released November 1970
Track D3 from WHO KNOWS WHERE THE TIME GOES (EKS-74033) Released November 1968 & from COLORS OF THE DAY/THE BEST OF JUDY COLLINS (EKS-75030) Released May 1972

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