Caravan, by releasing their self-titled first album back in the early days of Rock, helped to progress Rock n Roll into a phase of changes. Those changes involved introducing popular musical elements and fusing them with jazz and classical. These adds, along with other influential bands experimenting with the same progressive blends would create a path that bands would follow for decades.

On September 6, a 9CD Box featuring the bands works with Decca/Deram labels, will become available. In addition to the remastered set of classic Caravan albums, which include If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do I All Over You (1970), In The Land Of Grey and Pink (1971), Waterloo Lily (1972), For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night (1973), and Cunning Stunts (1975). In addition, a collection of bonus tracks, and live recordings will be packed in on the CDs.

The box is being called The Decca/Deram Years (An Anthology) 1970-1975). Three CDs of live concerts will include Live At The Fairfield Halls – 1974 (CD7), a collected live set of BBC live tracks on Live At The BBC 1970-1975 – The Show Of Our Lives (CD8, CD9).

A 48-page booklet is packed in with new notes, photos, and credits listings.

The Decca/Deram Years (An Anthology) 1970-1975Caravan

CD1 (If I Could So It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You)
01 If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You
02 And I Wish I Were Stoned / Don’t Worry
03 As I Feel I Die
04 With an Ear to the Ground / You Can Make It / Martinian / Only Cox / Reprise
05 Hello Hello
06 Asforteri
07 Can’t Be Long Now / Françoise / For Richard / Warlock
08 Limits
Bonus Tracks
09 A Day in the Life of Maurice Haylett
10 Why? (And I Wish I Were Stoned) [Demo]
11 Clipping the 8t (Hello Hello) [Demo]
12 As I Feel I Die [Demo]

CD2 (In The Land Of Pink and Grey)
01 Golf Girl
02 Winter Wine
03 Love to Love You (And Tonight Pigs Will Fly)
04 In the Land of Grey and Pink
05 Nine Feet Underground
Bonus Tracks
06 I Don’t Know It’s Name (Alias The Word)
07 Aristocracy
08 It’s Likely To Have A Name Next Week
09 Group Girl (Early Version of “Golf Girl”)
10 Disassociation/100% Proof (New Mix)

CD3 (Waterloo Lily):
01 Waterloo Lily
02 Nothing at All / It’s Coming Soon / Nothing at All (Reprise)
03 Songs and Signs
04 Aristocracy
05 The Love in Your Eye / To Catch Me a Brother / Subsultus / Debouchement / Tilbury Kecks
06 The World is Yours
Bonus Tracks
07 Pye’s June thing
08 Ferdinand
09 Looking left, looking right / Pye’s Loop

CD4 (For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night)
01 Memory Lain, Hugh / Headloss
02 Hoedown
03 Surprise, Surprise
04 C’thlu Thlu
05 The Dog, The Dog, He’s at It Again
06 Be All Right / Chance of a Lifetime
07 L’Auberge du Sanglier / A Hunting We Shall Go / Pengola / Backwards / A 8. Hunting We Shall Go (reprise)
Bonus Tracks
08 Memory Lain, Hugh / Headloss
09 No! (Be Alright ) / Waffle (Chance of a lifetime)
10 He Who Smelt it Dealt it (Memory Lain, Hugh)
11 Surprise, surprise
12 Derek’s Long Thing

CD5 (Caravan and the New Symphonia)
01 Introduction by Alan Black / Memory Lain, Hugh / Headloss
02 The Dog, The Dog, He’s at it again
03 Hoedown
04 Introduction / Virgin On The Ridiculous
05 The Love in Your Eye
06 Mirror for the Day
07 Virgin on the Ridiculous
08 For Richard
09 A Hunting We Shall Go

CD6 (Cunning Stunts)
01 The Show of Our Lives
02 Stuck in a Hole
03 Lover
04 No Backstage Pass
05 Welcome the Day
06 The Dabsong Conshirtoe
07 Fear and Loathing in Tollington Park Rag
Bonus Tracks
08 Stuck In A Hole (Single Edit)
09 Keeping Back My Love

CD7 (Live at the Fairfield Halls – 1974)
01 Memory Lain, Hugh / Headloss
02 Virgin On The Ridiculous
03 Be Alright / Chance Of A Lifetime
04 The Love In Your Eye
05 L’Auberge Du Sanglier / A Hunting We Shall Go / Pengola / Backwards / A Hunting We Shall Go (Reprise)
06 The Dog, The Dog, He’s At It Again
07 For Richard
08 Hoedown

CD8 (The Show of Our Lives: Live At The BBC 1970-1975 -Pt 1)
01 If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You
02 Hello, Hello
03 As I Feel I Die
04 Love to Love You
05 Love Song Without Flute
06 In The Land of Grey and Pink
07 Nine Feet Underground
08 Feelin’ Reelin’ Squealin
09 A Huntin’ We Shall Go
10 Waffle Part One: Be Alright / Chance of a Lifetime

CD9 (The Show of Our Lives: Live At The BBC 1970-1975 -Pt 2)
01 Memory Lain Hugh
02 Headloss
03 The Love in Your Eye
04  Mirror for the Day
05  Virgin on the Ridiculous
06  For Richard
07  The Dabsong Conshirto
08  Stuck in a Hole
09  The Show of Our Lives

By MARowe

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