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Lorna Campbell: Adam's Rib

Lorna Campbell: Adam's Rib (Cottage Cot 701)

Adam's Rib
Lorna Campbell sings the songs of Ian Campbell

Cottage Records Cot 701 (LP, UK, 1976)
Storyville STCD 5701 (CD, Denmark, 2000)

Lorna Campbell: Adam's Rib (Storyville STCD 5701)

This is a 12-song suite written by Lorna's brother Ian Campbell about “the different crisis points in a woman's life” [Gracenote]

Recorded at Bird Sound Studios, Birmingham, in August 1976 by sound engineer Monty Bird and producers John Golding and Ian Campbell. Only a few albums were pressed for private circulation.

Re-recorded at Studio 39, Copenhagen, Denmark, in July 1977 and July 1978 with sound engineers Ivar Rosenberg and Hans Nielsen and producer Walther Klæbel. In 2000, this recording found its way on CD on the Storyville label.

Musicians

1976 Birmingham recording 1977/78 Denmark recording (CD)

Lorna Campbell, vocals;
Brian Clark, 6/12 string acoustic guitars;
Geoff Bodenham, acoustic guitar;
Derect Craft, flute, piano;
John Dunkerley, acoustic guitar, piano;
Mike Hadley, double bass;
Dave Pegg, electric bass, mandolin, matchbox;
Andy Smith, banjo, guitar, fiddle;
Ian Campbell, jew's harp

Lorna Campbell, vocals;
Hugo Rasmussen, bass;
Dave Swarbrick, violin [1-4, 6-8];
John Sheahan, violin [5, 11-12];
Bruce Rowland, drums [1, 3-4, 6-7, 9, 11], cymbals [12];
Colin Tommys, mandolin [1], banjo [7], guitar [8];
Aiden Ford, guitar [1-3, 6-10];
David Qualey, guitar [2, 4-6, 11-12], finger picking guitar [10];
Beryl Marriott, piano [3, 5, 8, 12];
Roger Marriott, harmonica [3, 8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Party (2.52)
  2. It's Over Now (4.40)
  3. The Telephone Song (1.28)
  4. Can't You Make It Last (3.39)
  5. The Dawning of a Day (3.08)
  6. What Do You Think (2.25)
  1. Blue Day (2.38)
  2. The Lumb (2.59)
  3. Maternity Ward (2.49)
  4. Off to School (2.47)
  5. Dear Diary (cursed) (3.00)
  6. Adam's Rib (3.41)

All tracks written by Ian Campbell.
The track lengths are for the CD tracks.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Alistair Banfield for help.