Ringing Down the Years

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Ringing Down the Years
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Studio album by
Released1991
RecordedParkwood Studios, Spring 1990
Genre Progressive rock
Length43:19
Label Virgin, Road Goes On Forever
Producer Stuart Kerrison, Strawbs
Strawbs chronology
Sandy Denny and the Strawbs
(1991)
Ringing Down the Years
(1991)
A Choice Selection of Strawbs
(1992)
Singles from Ringing Down the Years
  1. "The King"

Ringing Down the Years is the 14th studio album by English band Strawbs. The album was released initially only in Canada. Because of the record company's request that a Canadian song be included on the album (in order to facilitate Canadian airplay), the track "Might as Well Be on Mars" written by members of the Pukka Orchestra was included.

Contents

The title track was written by leader Dave Cousins about his hearing of the death of former member Sandy Denny.

Track listing

  1. "Might as Well Be on Mars" (Graeme Williamson, Neil Chapman) – 4:11
  2. "The King" (Dave Cousins) – 3:01
  3. "Forever Ocean Blue" (Cousins) – 3:58
  4. "Grace Darling" (Cousins) – 6:32
  5. "Afraid to Let You Go" (Rod Demick, Richard Hudson, Brian Willoughby) – 3:55
  6. "Tell Me What You See in Me" (Cousins) – 6:27
  7. "Ringing Down the Years" (Cousins) – 6:57
  8. "Stone Cold is the Woman's Heart" (Cousins) – 4:21
  9. "Taking a Chance" (Demick, Hudson, Willoughby) – 3:57

Personnel

Recording

Recorded at Parkwood Studios, Chalfont St. Giles, England, spring 1990

Release history

RegionDateLabelFormatCatalogComments
Canada 1991 Virgin CD CDV 3031
United Kingdom 1998Road Goes on Forever2-CD setRGF/WC DCD039released together with Don't Say Goodbye

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