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4.50 | 5 ratings | 1 reviews | 40% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1976

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Medley: A Toye / Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home (6:47)
2. Three Pieces by O'Carolan: The Lamentation of Owen Roe O'Neil / Lord Inchiquin / Mrs. Power (O'Carolan's Concerto) (5:07)
3. The Princess and the Puddings (2:02)
4. Faro's Rag (2:40)
5. The Hermit (3:19)
6. Goat Island (2:55)
7. Old Mac Bladgitt (4:00)
8. Pavanna (Anna Bannana) (3:41)
9. Bicycle Tune (2:22)
10. John's Tune (2:33)
11. Caroline's Tune (3:20)

Total Time 38:46

Bonus tracks on 2004 remaster:
12. Luckett Sunday (2:30)
13. New Nothynge (2:59)
14. Luke's Little Summer (3:21)
15. Minuet in D Minor (2:20)
16. From the Bridge (3:12)

Line-up / Musicians

- John Renbourn / acoustic guitar

- Dominique Trépeau / guitar duet (6)
- John James / guitar (10,13,16)
- Stefan Grossman / guitar (15)

Releases information

Artwork: Paul Ellis

LP Transatlantic Records ‎- TRA 336 (1976, UK)

CD Shanachie ‎- 97014 (1991, US) New cover
CD Castle Music ‎- CMRCD 990 (2004, UK) Remastered with 5 bonus tracks

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Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(40%)
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5 stars The Hermit is the first album recorded by John Renbourn after the break up of Pentangle and John gets a lot out of his system on this totally instrumental solo acoustic guitar outing. Starting off with more of the stately Elizabethan styled tunes that dominated his Sir John A Lot album, Renbourn e ... (read more)

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