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Daring Adventures

Richard Thompson: Daring Adventures (Polydor POLD 5202)

Daring Adventures
Richard Thompson

Polydor POLD 5202 (LP, UK, September 1986)
Polydor 829 728-1 (LP, Germany, 1986)
BGO BGOCD138 (CD, UK, 1992)

Produced by Mitchell Froom;
Mixed by Neil Dorfsman;
Recording engineers Larry Hirsch Tchad Blake Dennis Kirk;
Digital editing Larry Walsh;
Recorded at Sunset Sound, Sunset Sound Factory, Town House, Three and Larrabee Studios;
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York by Greg Calbi;
Photography Fin Costello;
Calligraphy Steve Joule


Richard Thompson: vocals, guitar, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, theremin;
Mitchell Froom: hammond organ, piano, emulator, theremin;
Jerry Scheff: electric bass, string bass;
Mickey Curry: drums;
Jim Keltner: drums [3, 6, 12];
Alex Acuña: percussion;
John Kirkpatrick: accordion, concertina;
Chuck Fleming: fiddle;
Philip Pickett: chinese shawm, shawm, symphony, recorder;
Clive Gregson and Christine Collister: backing vocals;
The Fairey Engineering Band:
    Brian Taylor, Tony Goddard: cornet
    David Horn: tenor horn
    Ian Peters: euphonium


Side 1

  1. A Bone Through Her Nose (4.04)
  2. Valerie (4.13)
  3. Missie How You Let Me Down (3.42)
  4. Dead Man’s Handle (3.50)
  5. Long Dead Love (4.38)
  6. Lovers’ Lane (3.28)

Side 2

  1. Nearly in Love (3.52)
  2. Jennie (5.12)
  3. Baby Talk (4.47)
  4. Cash Down Never Never (3.04)
  5. How Will I Ever Be Simple Again (3.38)
  6. Al Bowlly’s in Heaven (4.27)

All songs composed by Richard Thompson