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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Marc Ellington - Restoration (1972 uk, exceptional folk country rock, 2011 remasters)

This is Marc Ellington's 4th album, recorded late 1972 and released early 1973, musically he moves around at the same levels as his previous releases, folk, country with straight Rock doses, cover versions of traditional folky numbers as well as modern numbers and smartly mixed them up with his own compositions,framed by excellent musicians (as always), and a great clear production.

1. A Good Love Is Like A Good Song (Casey Kelly) - 2:43
2. It's Love That You Need (Marc Ellington, Sandy Roberton) - 3:13
3. Coal Tatoo (Billy Edd Wheeler) - 2:57
4. Try (Marc Ellington, Sandy Roberton) - 2:25
5. You Ain't Going Nowhere (Bob Dylan) - 4:00
6. Let The Music Bring You Back (Marc Ellington, Sandy Roberton) - 2:29
7. Break A Window (Break A Heart) (Ian Matthews) - 4:26
8. Along Comes Mary (Tandyn Almer) - 2:51
9. Younger Girl (John Sebastian) - 2:44
10.Wild Mountain Thyme (Traditional) - 3:01

*Marc Ellington - Vocals, Guitar
*Jerry Donahue - Electric, Acoustic Guitars
*Pat Donaldson - Bass
*Dave Richards - Bass
*Dave Peacock - Bass
*Dave Hepburn - Bass
*Dave Mattacks - Drums
*Timmy Donald - Drums
*Phil Chesterton - Drums
*Barry De Souza - Drums
*Zoot Money - Piano
*Dolly Collins - Piano
*Tony Cox - Piano
*Tom Parker - Piano
*Simon Nicol - Acoustic Guitars
*Phil Pickett - Acoustic Guitars
*Andy Roberts - Electric, Acoustic Guitars
*Ian Whiteman - Organ, Piano
*James Ogilvy Forbes - Bagpipes
*Sue Draheim - Fiddle
*Phil Pickett - Mandolin
*Mike Deighan -  Acoustic Guitar, Banjo
*Ray Warleigh - Saxophone
*Ian Matthews - Vocals
*Longdancer - Vocals
*Mac Kissoon - Vocals
*Kathy Kissoon - Vocals

1969  Marc Ellington - Marc Ellington (2009 korean remaster)
1971  Marc Ellington ‎- Rains-Reins Of Changes (2004 remaster)
1972  Marc Ellington - A Question Of Roads (2010 korean remaster)

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