The album art was always beautifully bucolic and evocative of simpler country days and ways… With this release, it wraps perfectly around the outer digipak sleeve, showing its full potential. Time Honoured Ghosts (what a marvellously evocative title by the way!) has often been overlooked in the BJH catalogue, thanks to it sitting in between..
When Barclay James Harvest came to record this, their third album, in 1971, they were under some significant pressure, it must be said. Their previous album, the breakthrough Once Again, had featured two lengthy tracks among its number, including their evergreen and immediately popular Mockingbird. As always when following up a significant success, there was..