TRAFFIC: JOHN BARLEYCORN MUST DIE (1970)
Side A and Side B
FREEDOM RIDER (WINWOOD/CAPALDI)
EMPTY PAGES (WINWOOD)
STRANGER TO HIMSELF (WINWOOD/CAPALDI)
JOHN BARLEYCORN (TRADITIONAL-ARR. WINWOOD)
EVERY MOTHER'S SON (WINWOOD/CAPALDI)
Recorded at Island Studios and Olympic Studios, London
2000 re-issue contained:
Produced By: Chris Blackwell and Steve Winwood
The first two bonus tracks (4 & 8) appear to be demos left over from when Winwood was still planning to make this a solo album. While they are co-credited to Capaldi, it is unclear whether he actually had anything to do with them. The live bonus tracks comprise what was to have been side 1 of a lost 1970 Traffic live album. Side 2 remains unreleased. These feature the transitional lineup of Winwood, Capaldi, Wood and Rick Grech. The 2001 remastered CD released in the U.S. does not have the live bonus tracks, only the studio ones, #4 and #8.
Empty Pages/Stranger to Himself" released as US single, 1970
Steve Winwood: Organ, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Guitar (Bass), Piano (Electric), Vocals, Producer.
Chris Wood: Organ, Flute, Percussion, Saxophone, Wind.
Jim Capaldi: Percussion, Drums, Tambourine.