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Gerry Rafferty: Night Owl

Gerry Rafferty: Night Owl (United Artists UAR 30238)

Night Owl
Gerry Rafferty

United Artists UAR 30238 (LP, UK, 1979)

Produced by Hugh Murphy and Gerry Rafferty;
Recorded at Chipping Norton Studios, engineer: Barry Hammond;
except [3, 5] recorded at Lansdowne Recording Studios, engineer: Nick Patrick;
Cover by John Byrne

Musicians

Gerry Rafferty, vocals, acoustic guitar [3-8, 10], piano [2, 9], polymoog [2];
Richard Brunton, lap slide guitar [1, 4, 10], electric guitar [1, 3, 6, 9], acoustic guitar [3, 4, 7-8], guitar [10], solo guitar [7];
Hugh Burns, rhythm and solo guitar [1, 9], electric guitar [1, 4], guitar [2, 5, 10];
Richard Thompson, electric guitar [7-8], mandolin [4];
Tommy Eyre, piano [3], electric piano and synthesisers [5];
Graham Preskett, piano [1, 4, 10], electric piano and string machine [2], keyboard and fiddle [6-7], mandolin [10];
Pete Wingfield, organ [1-3];
Mo Foster, bass [1-2, 4, 6-10];
Gary Taylor, bass [3, 5];
Liam Genockey, drums;
Frank Ricotti, percussion [1-2, 5-6, 8-9], tambourine [3, 10];
Raphael Ravenscroft, lyricon solo [2], saxophone [5, 6, 9-10];
John Kirkpatrick, accordion [4, 6-7];
Richard Harvey, penny whistle [6], recorders and pipe organ [7], synthesisers [8-9];
Barbara Dickson, backing vocals [1, 3, 7];
Betsy Cooke, Linda Thompson, backing vocals [1, 3]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Days Gone Down (6.27)
  2. Night Owl (6.09)
  3. The Way That You Do It (5.06)
  4. Why Won't You Talk to Me? (3.56)
  5. Get It Right Next Time (4.39)
  1. Take the Money and Run (5.48)
  2. Family Tree (5.55)
  3. Already Gone (4.52)
  4. The Tourist (4.14)
  5. It's Gonna Be a Long Night (4.22)

All songs written by Gerry Rafferty