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Going Spare

John Kirkpatrick: Going Spare (Free Reed FRR030)

Going Spare
John Kirkpatrick

Free Reed Records FRR 030 (LP, UK, 1978)
Free Reed Records FRRR 10 (CD, UK, April 2008)

John Kirkpatrick: Going Spare (Free Reed FRRR 10)

Recorded by Mike Pela at Millstream Recording Studio, Cheltenham;
Produced by John Kirkpatrick;
Sleeve Design by Bryan Ledgard, R&B Art;
Photography by Michael R. Carter

Musicians

John Kirkpatrick, vocals, accordion [1-11], concertina [9], kazoo [4], triangle [7];
Stewart Goldring, acoustic and electric guitars [1, 8, 11];
Colin Goldring, bass guitar [1, 8, 11];
Nigel Pegrum, drums [1, 8, 11], tambourines and plummeting tom [8];
Bill Caddick, 12-string guitar [2], Arthur the English bottleneck guitar [2, 11];
Sue Harris, oboe [3, 9], hammered dulcimer [7, 11];
Alan Harris, tenor banjo [4, 5], fretless electric bass [5], banjo and double bowed bass [11];
Derek Pearce, tenor banjo and percussion [4, 5], banjo and cornet [11];
Chorus: Derek Pearce, Alan Harris, Fi Fraser, Martin Brinsford [10];

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Gas Almost Works (2.36)
  2. Dan the Dustman (3.02)
  3. Saint George (4.15)
  4. What Do Doggies Do When They Get Bogies up Their Nose? (4.38)
  5. Slip Jigs: So There I Was / Rosy Cheeks and Purple Bloomers / Bridget's Delight and Fancy (5.05)
  6. What Do You Do in the Day? (4.47)
  1. Burning the Water (3.36)
  2. Jogging Along With Me Reindeer (3.58)
  3. As the Sun Was Setting (4.11)
  4. Eddie Baker's Muckspreader (7.02)
  5. Pepper in the Brandy (3.55)
2008 CD bonus tracks
(from the 1980 Dingle's single)
  1. King Neptune's Lament (3.16)
  2. Jogging Along With Me Reindeer (3.20)

All words and music by John Kirkpatrick