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Words, Love, Music: Sydney Carter

A selection of songs and poems by Sydney Carter performed by a variety of singers including Sheila Hancock, Franciscus Henri and Nadia Cattouse, and featuring Sydney Carter himself.

The songs and poems on this compilation were written in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. They covered social and religious themes and were originally heard in concert, on television in a series entitled 'Hallelujah', and on record. This album was originally released at the time he toured Australia in 1972.

Some of the lyrics, with commentary, and other articles and quotes, are included in the comprehensive digital booklet which can be viewed or downloaded on this page.

This film was made in 1972 at the time of Sydney Carter's Australian tour.

Artist

Sydney Carter

Sydney Carter (1915-2004) was an English poet, folk singer and songwriter. He has been described as a hymn-writer on the strength of his song "Lord of the Dance".


Track Listing

  1. When I needed a neighbour Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  2. Socialism in our time Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  3. Eros Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  4. Dr Spock Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  5. The white buck of Epping Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  6. The devil wore a crucifix Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  7. The holy mountain Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  8. The holy horses Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  9. George Fox Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  10. Never can tell Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  11. Port Mahon Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  12. Glass of water Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  13. Putting out the dustbin Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  14. British Museum waltz Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  15. Last exit to Brooklyn Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  16. Better take a book to bed Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  17. Silver in the stubble Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  18. Green like the leaves Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  19. Mixed up old man Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  20. Landlord and tenant Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  21. Carol Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  22. Come love carolling Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  23. Lord of the dance Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  24. Judas and Mary Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  25. Friday morning Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  26. The danger Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  27. Bitter was the night Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  28. Son of man Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  29. Look no hands Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  30. Shake and shiver Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  31. Like the snow Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  32. To my heart Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  33. When were you really living Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  34. Well Mr Barber Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  35. Before we drive away Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  36. My last cigarette Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  37. Man with the microphone Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  38. Words love music Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  39. Say who you are love Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  40. Coming or going away Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  41. The candlelight Sydney Carter Sydney Carter
  42. Run the film backwards Sydney Carter Sydney Carter

Performers

Where to buy

Words, Love, Music: Sydney Carter can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia including Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Release date
1972
Copyright
© 1972 Move Records
Phonogram
℗ 1972 Move Records
Categories
Spoken word, Vocal
Catalogue number
MD 3003
Alternate catalogue number
MD3003
Barcode
EAN 9314574300321