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Gottle O' Geer

Fairport: Gottle O' Geer (Island IMCD 262)

Gottle O' Geer
Fairport

Island ILPS 9389 (LP, UK, May 1976)
Island IMCD 262 (CD, UK, 1999)
Island 984 587-6 (CD, UK, February 2007)

Produced by Bruce Rowland;
Recorded at Island Studios, Hammersmith except tracks 1,3 recorded at Sawmill Studios, Fowley;
Engineered by Simon Nicol assisted by Dick Cuthell at Island and Tony Cox at Sawmill;
Engineered at Island by Simon Nicol and Dick Cuthell

Musicians

Dave Swarbrick, vocals, fiddle, viola, mandolin, mandocello, acoustic guitar, autoharp, electric dulcimer;
Dave Pegg, bass guitar, mandolin, backing vocals;
Bruce Rowland, drums, percussion, piano, organ, backing vocals

with
Eric Johns, electric guitar [1, 7];
Nick Judd, piano [2, 6];
Martin Carthy, acoustic guitar [5];
Ian Wilson, electric guitar on [4];
Jimmy Jewel, saxophone [6];
Henry Lowther, trumpet, flugel horn [6];
Robert Palmer, harmonica, backing vocals [6];
Bob Brady, Roger Burridge, backing vocals [6];
Benny Gallagher, accordion, [8], backing vocals [2, 6, 8];
Graham Lyle, dobro, [8], backing vocals [2, 6, 8];
Simon Nicol, electric guitar [9];

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. When First Into This Country (Roud 1081; G/D 7:1469) (2.29)
  2. Our Band (2.01)
  3. Lay Me Down Easy (5.16)
  4. Cropredy Capers (3.08)
  5. The Frog Up the Pump jig medley (3.14)
  1. Don't Be Late (3.24)
  2. Take Away the Load (Sandy's Song) (3.38)
  3. Come and Get It (Friendship Song) (3.00)
  4. Limey's Lament (4.36)
2007 CD's Bonus Track
  1. Angles Brown (4.00)

Tracks 1, 5 trad. arr. Dave Pegg;
Track 2 Dave Swarbrick;
Tracks 3, 6, 9 Dave Swarbrick, Bruce Rowland;
Track 4 Dave Swarbrick, Bruce Rowland, Dave Pegg;
Track 7 Sandy Denny;
Track 8 Benny Gallagher, Graham Lyle;
Track 10 Dave Swarbrick, Dave Pegg