Barclay James Harvest
John Lees Les Holroyd Woolly Wolstenholme RIP Mel Pritchard RIP BJH History Current Line-Ups Kevin McAlea Colin Browne Bias Boshell Jeff Leach Norman Smith Robert John Godfrey Ian Southerington Martyn Ford David Rohl Martin Lawrence Andrew Pryce Jackman
Past BJH Concerts JLBJH Concerts BJHFLH Concerts Maestoso Concerts 40th anniversary of "Early Morning" "Brother Thrush" 40th anniversary BJH and other short stories The songwriting of John Lees BJH at Liverpool Stadium, 1974 Equipment Lists Down The Years Les' Alembic Bass John Lees' Guitars Woolly and the Mellotron Interviews Bibliography
John Lees' Barclay James Harvest John Lees solo Woolly Wolstenholme and Maestoso BJH Featuring Les Holroyd Radio Broadcasts TV Broadcasts Transcription Discs Sheet Music Tabs MIDI Files Guest Appearances Covers of BJH Songs Chart Placings Samplers with BJH tracks Cassettes 8-Track Cartridges
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Content of International BJH Fan Club Magazine, Nova Lepidoptera
NL1 (May 1988)
First official issue, A4; interviews with Alan Freeman and Paul Cox (compiler of Another Arable Parable); the lyrics of John Lees.
NL2 (August 1988)
UK singles discography; GWR Radio interview with Les and Mel; poll results; the lyrics of Les Holroyd.
NL3 (November 1988)
Woolly Special: exclusive Woolly Wolstenholme interview and complete discography.
NL4 (February 1989)
UK albums discography; The BJH Story, part 1 (1967 to 1971).
NL5 (June 1989)
Exclusive John Lees interview, part 1; The BJH Story, part 2 (1972 to 1976); BBC recordings; promotional issues discography.
NL6 (September 1989)
John Lees interview, part 2; The BJH Story, part 3 (1977 to 1980); German discography.
NL7 (December 1989)
The BJH Story, part 4 (1981 to 1989); Various Artists albums including BJH; guest appearances by BJH; cover versions of BJH songs.
NL8 (March 1990)
TV and video appearances; USA discography; Japanese discography.
NL9 (June 1990)
Exclusive Les Holroyd interview; fans' reviews of Welcome To The Show.
NL10 (September 1990)
Exclusive Mel Pritchard interview; poll results.
NL11 (December 1990)
List of BJH concerts, 1967 to 1971; fans' reviews of the 1990 tour; "Hymn" sheet music.
NL12 (March 1991)
List of BJH concerts, 1972 to 1973; BJH on CD; "Berlin" sheet music.
NL13 (June 1991)
Written interview with Les Holroyd; list of BJH concerts, 1974 to 1976; Spanish discography; "The Streets Of San Francisco" sheet music.
NL14 (September 1991)
Exclusive Lindsay Brown interview; list of BJH concerts, 1977 to 1979; story behind The Harvest Years; "Friend Of Mine" sheet music.
NL15 (December 1991)
The story behind the club flexidisc of "Too Much On Your Plate"; poll results; list of BJH concerts, 1980 to 1982; question time with Keith; Writing credits/vocalists on first two albums; "Nova Lepidoptera" sheet music.
NL16 (March 1992)
List of BJH concerts, 1984 to 1990; Australasian discography; BJH equipment list; Face To Face revisited; memorabilia from 1968; "Poor Man's Moody Blues" sheet music.
NL17 (June 1992)
1992 tour photos, press and fans' reviews; collecting BJH records; Barclay James Harvest album portfolio; "Sip Of Wine" sheet music.
NL18 (September 1992)
BJH's BBC sessions and concert broadcasts; transcription discs; Once Again album portfolio; "Stand Up" information and lyrics; quiz; "Leper's Song" sheet music.
NL19 (December 1992)
France and Benelux discographies; BJH And Other Short Stories album portfolio; BJH album sleeve artwork; "In Search Of England" sheet music.
NL20 (March 1993)
Poll results and fans' feedback about the club; Baby James Harvest album portfolio; "Hard Hearted Woman" sheet music.
NL21 (June 1993)
BJH chart positions and sales awards; BJH on CD; Everyone Is Everybody Else album portfolio; "Taking Me Higher" sheet music.
NL22 (September 1993)
NL's guide to Caught In The Light, fans' reviews; tour photos and reviews; Time Honoured Ghosts portfolio; school photos of Les and Mel; "Capricorn" sheet music.
NL23 (December 1993)
A day in the life of IBJHFC; Octoberon portfolio; Caught In The Light poll results; "Loving Is Easy" sheet music.
NL24 (March 1994)
Exclusive John Lees interview; Gone To Earth portfolio; prize puzzle; "Sea Of Tranquility" sheet music
NL25 (June 1994)
Woolly's guide to Songs From The Black Box; poll results; Woolly's Top 10 albums; XII album portfolio; "Spirit On The Water" sheet music.
NL26 (September 1994)
Unreleased BJH songs, part 1; the Harvest record label; Eyes Of The Universe portfolio; Martin Lawrence's Top 10 albums, "The Closed Shop" sheet music.
NL27 (December 1994)
Exclusive interview with David Walker; Turn Of The Tide portfolio; unreleased BJH songs, part 2; David Rohl's Top 10 albums; "Turning In Circles" sheet music.
NL28 (March 1995)
Jill Wolstenholme on the original BJH fan club, FOBJH; the unreleased BJH, part 3; Ring Of Changes portfolio; "Love Is Like A Violin" sheet music.
NL29 (June 1995)
Extensive coverage of the court case between Robert Godfrey and BJH; Victims Of Circumstance portfolio; John Lees' guitar work; "The Song (They Love To Sing)" sheet music.
NL30 (September 1995)
Remastering the Harvest albums for the CD box set; BJH on video, part 1; Face To Face portfolio; "Our Kid's Kid" and "Witburg Night" lyrics; "How Do You Feel Now" sheet music.
NL31 (December 1995)
BJH web site launched; photos and reviews from the October live concerts; poll results; Welcome To The Show portfolio; "Galadriel" and "Untitled No.2" lyrics; prize puzzle; "Giving It Up" sheet music.
NL32 (March 1996)
BJH's single recordings and alternative mixes; BJH on video, part 2; Caught In The Light album portfolio; "A Tale Of Two Sixties" sheet music.
NL33 (June 1996)
BJH on TV; BJH Live and Live Tapes album portfolios; "Child Of Man" and Untitled No.3" song lyrics; "Harbour" sheet music.
NL34 (September 1996)
Studio report on the making of River Of Dreams; Berlin and Glasnost album portfolios; "Brother Thrush" and "Poor Wages" lyrics; "Life Is For Living" sheet music.
NL35 (December 1996)
BJH's support acts; review of Music! The Sound of Oldham exhibition; BJH on screen, part 4; singles portfolio; "Long Ships" and "When The City Sleeps" lyrics; "Death Of A City" sheet music.
NL36 (March 1997)
BJH's producers, engineers and guest musicians; A Major Fancy album portfolio; "On The Wings Of Love" and "Pools Of Blue" song lyrics; "Echoes and Shadows" sheet music.
NL37 (June 1997)
River Of Dreams album portfolio; Knoydart; the 1984 Wembley concert; "Fifties Child" sheet music.
NL38 (September 1997)
First full-colour cover; exclusive Les Holroyd interview; fans' reviews of River Of Dreams; "Ring Of Changes" sheet music.
NL39 (December 1997)
Fans' reviews of 1997 tour; "Shades Of B Hill" song lyrics; "Doctor Doctor" sheet music.
NL40 (March 1998)
Last A4 issue; BJH on sabbatical; tour programmes down the years; "Blow Me Down" and "Stand Up" lyrics; "Waiting On The Borderline" sheet music
NL41 (June 1998)
First A5 issue; the 1970 orchestral tour; BJH on the Internet; "Eden Unobtainable" and "The Joker" song lyrics.
NL42 (September 1998)
Exclusive interviews with John Lees, Les Holroyd and Mel Pritchard about the band's sabbatical; statement from manager David Walker.
NL43 (December 1998)
Exclusive Woolly Wolstenholme interview; BJH's Christian influences.
NL44 (March 1999)
John and Woolly's guide to Nexus; poll results; lyrics to "Rock And Roll Woman", "I'm Over You" and "I Can't Go On Without You".
NL45 (June 1999)
Nexus tour special: fans' reviews of the album and tour; lyrics to "New Song".
NL46 (September 1999)
Tour report; review of Harvest Festival box set; BJH badges.
NL47 (December 1999)
Free Origin Of Pieces CD single with unreleased demos; A Major Fancy on CD; BJH's musical influences.
NL48 (March 2000)
Review of Hallo Berlin TV show; the fan club New Year party.
NL49 (June 2000)
Revival live album portfolio and fans' reviews; the Highland clearances; debate on the Internet.
NL50 (September 2000)
Reprint of first ever Friends Of Barclay James Harvest newsletter; artists influenced by BJH; picture sleeve singles.
NL51 (December 2000)
Free Strangely Mixed CD single with unreleased live tracks and demo; FOBJH newsletter number 2.
NL52 (March 2001)
Tour special: press and fans' reviews; first details of Les's album.
NL53 (June 2001)
UK concerts reports and photos; message from John and Woolly; BJH memorabilia.
NL54 (September 2001)
BJH at Abbey Road session listing; BJH in print; press reviews.
NL55 (December 2001)
Free Au Naturel CD single with unreleased live tracks; obituary for David Walker; the Mellotron; fans' Tribute CD.
NL56 (March 2002)
Free Revolution Days sampler CD; exclusive interview with Les Holroyd and album preview.
NL57 (June 2002)
Revolution Days reviews; song lyrics for "So Tomorrow", "Night", "Need You Oh So Bad", "Small Time Town" and "Dark Now My Sky" 1968 version.
NL58 (September 2002)
The EMI CD remasters; story behind the Caught Live DVD; Mal Tootill on the Gone To Earth artwork 25 years on.
NL59 (December 2002)
BJH Featuring Les Holroyd tour reviews; John Lees' guitar collection, part 1.
NL60 (March 2003)
Last ever issue; John Lees' guitar collection, part 2; MIDI; a brief history of Nova Lepidoptera.