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In June 1979.

In June 1979 “United Artists” label released “Night Owl”, the third Gerry Rafferty album. It was recorded 1978–1979, at “Chipping Norton Recording Studios” and “Lansdowne Recording Studios”, and was produced by Hugh Murphy and Gerry Rafferty.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty – vocals, acoustic guitar, polymoog, piano
  • John Kirkpatrick– accordion
  • Richard Thompson– guitar, mandolin
  • Barbara Dickson– background vocals
  • Richard Harvey– organ, synthesiser, recorder, penny whistle
  • Richard Brunton – guitar
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Betsy Cook– background vocals
  • Tommy Eyre– synthesiser, piano
  • Liam Genockey– drums
  • Graham Preskett – violin, fiddle, mandolin, piano
  • Raphael Ravenscroft– saxophone, lyricon
  • Frank Ricotti– percussion
  • Linda Thompson– background vocals
  • Pete Wingfield– organ
  • Gary Taylor – bass, vocals
  • Patrick(John Byrne) – front cover painting

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Rafferty.

  1. Days Gone Down (Still Got the Light in Your Eyes)
  2. Night Owl
  3. The Way That You Do It
  4. Why Won’t You Talk To Me?
  5. Get It Right Next Time
  6. Take the Money and Run
  7. Family Tree
  8. Already Gone
  9. The Tourist
  10. It’s Gonna Be a Long Night
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On May 8, 2006.

Scott_Walker_-_The_Drift

On May 8, 2006, “4AD” label released “The Drift”, the thirteenth Scott Walker studio album. It was recorded June 2004 – November 2005, at “Metropolis Studios” and “Chiswick” and “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh. The album artwork was by Vaughan Oliver at “v23” with assistance from Chris Bigg and photography by Marc Atkins.

Personnel:

  • Scott Walker – vocals, guitar, harmonica, sax, sound treatment
  • Hugh Burns – guitar
  • Ian Thomas – drums
  • Mark Warman – keyboards,  orchestration,  conducting,  percussion,  woodwind, sound treatment
  • Philip Sheppard– orchestration, conducting, cello
  • Alasdair Malloy – percussion, drums
  • John Giblin– bass
  • Steve Pearce – bass
  • Peter Walsh– sound treatment, sitar, percussion
  • Andrew Cronshaw – woodwind, concertina
  • James Stevenson– guitar
  • Brian Gascoigne – keyboards, sound treatment
  • Thomas Bowes – violin
  • Vanessa Contenay-Quinones– vocals
  • Beverly Foster – voice
  • Pete Long – sax
  • Rohan Onraet – percussion
  • Lucy Painter – vocals
  • Rebecca Painter – vocals
  • Ralph Warman – vocals
  • Derek Watkins– flugelhorn

Track listing:

All tracks by Scott Walker, except “Psoriatic” by Scott Walker, Bob Carleton

  1. Cossacks Are
  2. Clara
  3. Jesse
  4. Jolson and Jones
  5. Cue
  6. Hand Me Up
  7. Buzzers
  8. Psoriatic
  9. The Escape
  10. A Lover Loves

On January 20, 1978.

City to city

On January 20, 1978, “United Artists” released “City to City”, the second Gerry Rafferty studio album.”City to City” was recorded in 1977,at the “ Chipping  Norton Recording Studios”, and was produced by Hugh Murphy. The album featured the song  “Baker Street”, which reached  5 million plays on British radio, and became Rafferty’s best known song. “City to City” reached gold status in UK, and was awarded platinum certificate by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Gerry Rafferty– piano, acoustic guitar, vocals, backing vocals
  • Tommy Eyre– piano, electric piano, grand piano, Moog synthesizer, organ, keyboards, brass arrangements
  • Jerry Donahue– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, electric guitar
  • Hugh Burns– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Nigel Jenkins– lead guitar, rhythm guitar, electric guitar
  • Andy Fairweather-Low– rhythm guitar, electric guitar
  • Micky Moody– acoustic guitar
  • Brian Cole– steel guitar, dobro
  • Mo Foster– bass, backing vocals
  • Graham Preskett– fiddle, mandolin, synthesizer, string machine, string, bass, arrangements
  • Henry Spinetti– drums
  • Glen LeFleur- drums, percussion, tambourine
  • Barbara Dickson– backing vocals
  • Raphael Ravenscroft– saxophone
  • Roger Brown – backing vocals
  • Vivian McAuliff – backing vocals
  • John McBurnie – backing vocals
  • Rab Noakes– backing vocals
  • Paul Jones– harmonica
  • Hugh Murphy – tambourine
  • Willy Ray – accordion
  • Joanna Carlin – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gerry Rafferty.

  1. The Ark
  2. Baker Street
  3. Right Down the Line
  4. City to City
  5. Stealin’ Time
  6. Mattie’s Rag
  7. Whatever’s Written In Your Heart
  8. Home and Dry
  9. Island
  10. Waiting for the Day