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Gravy Train - Part 6
Published by Sthelensnow on 25/1/18 (335 reads)

Gravy Train - Part 6

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Selected festivals and gigs



1970: Gravy Train (Vertigo 6360023)
1971: (A Ballad of) A Peaceful Man (Vertigo 6360051)
1973: Second Birth (Dawn DNLS 3046/USA release BELL 1121)
1974: Staircase to the day (Dawn DNLH 1)

Strength Of A Dream Promo Label image

Strength Of A Dream Promo B Side Label image


1971: "Alone in Georgia" / "Can Anybody Hear Me?" (Vertigo 6059 049)
1973: "Strength of a Dream" / "Tolpuddle Episode" (Dawn DNS 1036)
1973: "Starbright Starlight" / "Good Time Girl" (Dawn DNS 1058)
1975: "Climb Aboard the Gravy Train" / "Sanctuary" (Dawn DNS 1115)

Climb Aboard Promo Label image

Climb Aboard Promo Label image


2006: Strength of a Dream: The Gravy Train Anthology (Castle Records - CMDDD 1402, 2006)

1-1 Morning Coming
1-2 Peter
1-3 September Morning News
1-4 Motorway
1-5 Fields And Factories
1-6 Strenght Of A Dream
1-7 Tolpuddle Episode
1-8 Second Birth
1-9 Goodtime Girl
1-10 Climb Aboard The Gravy Train
1-11 Sanctuary
2-1 Starbright Starlight
2-2 Bring My Life On Back To Me
2-3 Never Wanted You
2-4 Staircase To The Day
2-5 Going For A Quick One
2-6 The Last Day
2-7 Evening Of My Life
2-8 Busted In Schenectady
2-9 Never Seen Your Face
2-10 Nowhere To Run
2-11 Playing In The City
2-12 Playing In The City (Alternative Version)
2-13 Not The Way
2-14 The Stealer

Disc One
From 1-8: Second Birth Album
From 9-11: B Sides Of Singles
Disc Two
From 1-8: Staircase To The Day Album
From 9-14: Never Released Before

Strength Of A Dream CD Cover image

Strength Of A Dream CD Back Cover image

Selected festivals and gigs:

Salford College of Technology, 18 November 1969 with Manfred Mann and Chapter III
Free Trade Hall, Manchester, 22 December 1971 with East of Eden and The Troggs

Local gigs included:

Manchester University
Bamboo Club, Stockport
St Helens Cricket Club
Pigmarket, Culcheth

London gigs included:

The Marquee Club
Dingwalls, Chalk Farm
Hope and Anchor, Islington
Roundhouse, Dagenham
Greyhound, Croyden
The Speakeasy
Thames Polytechnic with Barclay James Harvest


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This article was created, compiled and produced by Barry Grady. 25 January 2018.

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