October The Twelfth

Album: Sophisticated Beggar (1966)

Songfacts®:

  • "October The Twelfth," or "October 12th" is the ninth track - the second on side 2 - from Harper's debut album Sophisticated Beggar, which was released in 1966. Running to 5 minutes 54 seconds, there is, alas, nothing sophisticated about this series of inane questions and comments.

    Rhymically "October 12th" bears in places a striking similarity to Al Stewart's later epic ballad "Roads To Moscow". Alas, that is where its charm both begins and ends. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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