On December 2, 1988.

On January 2, 1988, “Stony Plain Records” label released Labour Day”, the third Spirit of the West album. It was recorded in 1988, and was produced by Danny Greenspoon, John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, and Hugh McMillan.

Personnel:

  • John Mann – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Geoffrey Kelly – lead and backing vocals, flute, bodhran, harmonica, whistle, arranger, engineer
  • Hugh McMillan – bass, mandolin, synthesizer, Chapman stick, backing vocals, arranger
  • Alan Prosser – electric guitar
  • John Jones – melodeon
  • Jim McGillveray – percussion
  • James Jay Knutson – arranger
  • Marcel Duperreault – assistant engineer
  • Steve Smith – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Mann, Geoffrey Kelly, and Hugh McMillan.

  1. Darkhouse (Reel: The Connaughtman’s Rambles)
  2. Political
  3. Profiteers
  4. The Hounds that Wait Outside Your Door
  5. Runboy (Reel: The Banshee)
  6. Drinking Man (Reel: The Hunter’s Purse)
  7. Expensive/Cinema of Pain
  8. Gottingen Street
  9. Take it From the Source

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