Radio 2 Folk Show

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Pastit, Mar 27, 2014.

  1. Pastit

    Pastit Member

    The opening track on the show last night was Richard and Linda Thompson's I want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, with a brass section playing. Mark Radcliffe then said it was the CWS Manchester band, and seems to have been recorded around 1974ish?

    Did anyone on here play on it (Mello perhaps??)

    I know Kate Rusby uses a lot a brass band musicians in her music (Grimethorpe, I think, although a friend of mine in the Coldstream Guards has also toured with her)
     
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  3. Sandy Smith

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    The back of the LP sleeve states CWS (Manchester) silver band but no list of individual musicians.
    Does sound like Brian Evans - but I could be wrong.
    Mello could be a good bet and was Phil Goodwin ( Dyke) at co-op then ?
     
  4. Puritan

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    They also appear on the follow up album Hokey Pokey
     

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