The Focus Collection
Database search -  Text search -  View all listings -  Browse by main performing artist
Recent additions -  All items in semicolon separated text format -  HOME
  Earth and Fire

Click photo to enlarge

Song of the marching children

Inside of gatefold cover.

Song of the Marching Children
The second Earth and Fire album is regarded by many publications as one of the best Dutch albums ever made. Original Dutch 1971 pressing. Gatefold cover.

Year:  1971
Media:  Vinyl LP
Label: Polydor
Release no: 2925 003
Manufactured: Holland

Musicians: Jerney Kaagman
Ton van der Kleij
Hans Ziech
Gerard Koerts
Chris Koerts
Producer: Fred Haayen, Jaap Eggermont
Engineer: Henri Bentzon, Eric Bakker, Pieter Nieboer, Jan Schuurman, Albert Kos, John Sonneveld, Dick Bakker
Studio: G.T.B studio, The Hague / Phonogram studio, Hilversum / Soundpush studio, Blaricum

Song of the Marching Children
In October 1971 'Song of the marching children' was released, the second Earth and Fire album, regarded by many publications as one of the best Dutch albums ever made. This album still reaches high positions in all kinds of album charts, even after thirty years.

The first album contained individual songs, but ‘Song of the marching children’ was Earth and Fire’s first concept album. It was recorded in three studios. Apart from the GTB studio in The Hague, the band also recorded in the Phonogram studio in Hilversum and the Soundpush studio in Blaricum. Producer Fred Haaven was assisted by Jaap Eggermont and Dick Bakker, the director of the famous Metropool Orchestra, was one of the sound technicians.

Tracks: Carnaval of the animals
Storm and thunder
In the mountains
Song of the marching children

Unique identifier: 307

Sorting code: ear-33-1971-song_of_the_marching-1971