are all the same, shadow and substance one. Ships from and sold by OxfordshireEngland. The final track on the album, "Thoughts on a Grey Day", is not a Fleetwood Mac song, but a monaural recorded poem written and supposedly read by an elderly woman, Mrs. Scarrott, who lived near the band's communal home, 'Benifold', in southern England. If you enjoy poems about trees, this page of tree poems is for you. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. McVie, Welch and especially Danny Kirwin gave Fleetwood Mac some of their greatest songs of the era: Spare Me a Little of Your Love; Sentimental Lady; Dust; Danny's Chant; Bare Trees , and more. There used to be a kind of "haunted", spiritual quality to Fleetwood Mac. Sometimes it reminds me of Wishbone Ash. I rank Bare Trees right up there with Future Games and Kiln House. Sold by skyvo-direct-usa and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Welch would record the song again for His Fleetwood Mac Years & Beyond in 2003. Best Fleetwood Mac album ever, which in this case means the ONLY Fleetwood Mac album I like. Whispering and rustling a soothing sound. Jackie DeShannon recorded a version for her 1972 album Jackie although this did not make the final cut and was not released until 2015. [12] On 9 February 1988, the album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over a million copies in the United States. In this post we’ve selected ten of the best poems about trees and forests, written by some of the most famous poets in all of English literature. "Spare Me a Little of Your Love" became a staple of the band's live act from 1972–1977. Very much a grower of an album from the mid period Mac.On 1st listening only Bob Welsh's "Sentimetal Lady" really sticks but gradually the tracks give up a host of hidden pleasures particularly the Danny Kirwan numbers. © Poems are the property of their respective owners. its leafless mysteries that I once prized, Already I have shed the leaves of youth, stripped by the wind of time down to the truth of winter branches. Back in the sixties I was a big fan of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, who were an integral part of the British Blues Boom along with acts like Chicken Shack and the Savoy Brown Blues Band. Share Your Story Here. Great album cover by John McVie and it also boasts the weirdest Mac track ever in the closing recitation of a poem by an elderly lady. "Sentimental Lady" was released as a single. It's a time of change in this world we share, We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. A tree whose hungry … Previous page of related Sponsored Products, An underrated, overlooked album of quiet beauty, Reviewed in the United States on October 16, 2019. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge... Recite this poem (upload your own video or voice file). before bare roots and branches equalized, It's not a blues album in terms of 12-bar songs, but it does have a "blue" kind of mood to it overall. 20 Responses to Bare Trees And Bare Souls – A FMF Poem. Did you spell check your submission? We work hard to protect your security and privacy. This poem has not been translated into any other language yet. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Edel T. Copeland • Reykjavik • Peter Perfect • All Aboard The Dreamland Express • Party Hardy • The Drill • Happy Mother's Day 2020 • Claudia Chatterbox • Together • My Mistake → All 386 poems by Michael D. Schafer Reviews of "Bare Trees" The lyrics for "Dust" were taken from a poem about death written by Rupert Brooke in 1910. Recently I came across this little gem of an album, a thing of beauty that crept under my rock radar. stripped by the wind of time down to the truth Letting go of our fears and again, too, we shall thrive. Nature's carpet rich and pure that again shall grow. Mrs. Avani Desai, Portrait Of Fall By Prior to this album one could hear it in Black Magic Woman, Oh Well, Green Manalishi. [1] The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 1988. If you enjoy poems about trees, this page of tree poems is for you. For anyone not familiar with pre-Buckingham/Nicks Fleetwood Mack, I heartily recommend Bare Trees. Bare Trees may lack the blues edge of the group's earlier albums and the manicured professionalism of Mac’s latter era but as a collection of songs it is worth anyone’s hard-earned cash. "It's a well-rounded album. Reviewed in the United States on September 22, 2008. [5] Unlike W H Davies who received a credit for the words to Dragonfly, Brooke was not credited here as his copyright had expired. But once you realize what your aspirations, visions, and ideals in life are- that these have become somehow reasons to strive- you'll not compromise life over a painful past. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the sweet earth’s flowing breast; The bare trees are tossing their branches on high; The dead leaves beneath them are merrily dancing, The white clouds are scudding across the blue sky. This poem has not been translated into any other language yet. tendrils that tap the rain or twigs the sun Already I have shed the leaves of youthstripped by the wind of time down to the truthof winter branches. 1972 release. This is their last album to feature Danny Kirwan, who was fired during the album's supporting tour. [2], Mick Fleetwood was particularly impressed with Kirwan's contributions to the album. Bob Welch, however, said in a Penguin Q&A in 1999, "The spoken thing Mick does about 'Trees so bare' was written, I think, by this sweet old lady that lived near Benifold ... Mick did an affectionate 'schtick' on her to close the album."[6]. They fall and gather one by one, Autumn is here, summer has gone. The pattern of my boughs, an open chart Poet Journalist and poet Joyce Kilmer was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1886. Maybe you, too? It's the songs that make: "Bare Trees" such a great record. By the release of this 1972 record, the mighty Mac had gone through many changes. Please try again. Bare Trees debuted at number 175 on US Billboard 200 chart dated 22 April 1972. Bob Welsh seemed to understand that heritage when he joined the band and he supports it herein. I purchased this on reviews, beware of reviews. Christine is in superb form also. Do NOT submit poems here, instead go to the. [10] The album reached its peak at number 70 on the chart dated 3 June 1972, after being on the chart for seven weeks. Reviewed in the United States on April 26, 2018. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 20, 2019. It was later re-recorded by its composer Bob Welch (with Mick Fleetwood, Christine McVie, and Lindsey Buckingham backing him) for his solo album French Kiss. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 16, 2019, Nice set of records/album from earlier days, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 5, 2011. "[3], "Child of Mine" alludes to Kirwan's biological father not having been part of his life (Kirwan was his stepfather's surname).