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Sunnyvista
Chrysalis Records   1979
1. Civilisation
2. Borrowed Time
3. Saturday Rolling Around
4. You're Going to Need Somebody
5. Why Do You Turn Your Back?
6. SunnyVista
7. Lonely Hearts
8. Sisters
9. Justice In the Streets
10. Traces of My Love
11. Georgie on a Spree (BBC theme)


Updated: 6.20.04

current status: out-of-print

with Linda Thompson

CHR-1247
re-issue: Hannibal Records LP, CGLP-4403, USA
re-issue: Chrysalis Records CD, CCD-1247, UK
re-issue: Hannibal Records CD, HNCD-4403, U.S.A. [including single b-side, "Georgie on a Spree"]

All songs written by Richard Thompson and published by Beeswing Music

Produced by John Wood and Richard Thompson for Jo Lustig Ltd.
Recorded at Olympic Studios, Chelsea (formerly Sound Techniques)
Engineered by John Wood assisted by Andy Lunn

Richard Thompson: vocals, guitar, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, Roland guitar synthesizer
Linda Thompson: vocals
Michael Spencer-Arscott: drums
Timi Donald: drums, percussion on Traces Of My Love, Why Do You Turn Your Back?, and Saturday Rolling Around
Dave Pegg: bass
Pat Donaldson: bass on Traces Of My Love
Simon Nicol: acoustic and electric guitars
John Kirkpatrick: accordion, triangle
Sue Harris: oboe, hammered dulcimer
Pete Wingfield: keyboards
Rabbit Bundrick: keyboards on Traces Of My Love and Why Do You Turn Your Back?
Louis Jardine: percussion
Kate & Anna McGarrigle: backing vocals on Sisters, Traces Of My Love, and You're Going To Need Somebody
Glen Tilbrook: backing vocals on Lonely Hearts and Borrowed Time
Julian Littman: backing vocals on Lonely Hearts and Borrowed Time
Marc Ellington: backing vocals on Lonely Hearts and Borrowed Time
Olive Simpson: backing vocals on SunnyVista
Nicole Tibbels: backing vocals on SunnyVista
Lindsay Benton: backing vocals on SunnyVista
David Beavan: backing vocals on SunnyVista
Bruce Lynch: bass on Justice In The Streets
Dave Mattacks: drums on Justice In The Streets
Gerry Rafferty: backing vocals on Lonely Hearts
Hafsa Abdul Jabbas: backing vocals on Justice In The Streets
Abdu Rahim: backing vocals on Justice In The Streets