strange stone rare vinyl lp

STRANGE STONE Rare Vinyl LP
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·         Scarce gem from 1977

·         Special gatefold sleeve 

·         Limited to 500 copies to retain rarity status. Only available from Record Collector 

·         NO CERTIFICATE AVAILABLE


“We did it for the sheer fun of it…” 

 

The latest release in RC’s Rare Vinyl series is Strange Stone, a scarce gem from 1977 full of glorious songs which only a very few have been lucky enough to hear until now. Recorded at his parent’s house, Aberdonian Paul Hansford’s songs ranged from the reflective ballad Strange Stone via a song about oppression – Keeping You Down – to the powerful and driving White Trash.

As a singer-songwriter he learned from the best: “I was listening to pretty mainstream stuff like Paul McCartney and Wings and Harry Nilsson.” The emphasis was on well-arranged, direct melodic songs. Not only did the LP become collectable due to its rarity, but those who owned and heard the album were overwhelmed by it. Every song is beautifully arranged and performed, from the organ-dominated prowl of We’re Going Out (Tonight) to the wah-wah guitar underpinning Home Sweet Home/Never Got Bored Before. Absolutely timeless. 

SIDE ONE

Cafe Au Lait
We're Going Out (Tonight)
Home, Sweet Home / Never Got Bored Before
While I'm Dancing here
White Trash

SIDE TWO
The Ballad Of Tracy McGuire
Gambler's Hand
Cried Like a Baby
Keeping You Down
Strange Stone

Recorded Sept 12th-23rd 1977

THE BAND

Paul Hansford: Guitars and lead vocals
Doug Argo: Organ, Synthesiser, Piano
Alan Davidson: Bass Guitar
Phil Arthur: Drums & Percussion

with
THE CROAKETTES
Susan Pert
Sandra McGinley
Lynn Balsillie
Wilma Moncur

LOS DECCHEROS
Phil Arthur
Alan Davidson
Ian McLennan

and Niall Mathewson, Alistair Forbes, Willie Reid.

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