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Studio Album, released in 1979

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Moon Shines Bright (3:59)
2. The English Dance (2:53)
3. Bourree I and II (2:24)
4. Medley: The Mist Covered Mountains of Home / The Orphan / Tarboulton (9:31)
5. The Pelican (7:07)
6. The Black Balloon (11:34)

Total Time 37:28

Line-up / Musicians

- John Renbourn / acoustic guitar, producer

- Tony Roberts / flute
- Stuart Gordon / tabors (snare)

Releases information

Artwork: William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)

LP Transatlantic Records ‎- TRA 355 (1979, UK)

CD Shanachie ‎- SHANACHIE 97009 (1989, US) New cover
CD Castle Music - CMRCD 1063 (2005, UK) Remastered

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5 stars The second jewel in John Renbourn's amazing trilogy of all instrumental acoustic guitar tutorial albums, sitting between The Hermit and The Nine Maidens, The Black Balloon is another virtuoso tour de force, and to many it's his best. John returns us to the Tudor era of The Hermit with the traditi ... (read more)

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