16/11/2016

Doug Parkinson & The Southern Star Band "I'll Be Around" (1979) -Blue-Eyed Soul-



Label : Southern Star Records


01 - I'll Be Around (Chuck Jackson & Marvin Yancev)
02 - In My Life (Patti Austin)
03 - Now You're On Your Own (Southern Star Band)
04 - Rainbow In Your Eyes (Leon Russell)
05 - Soon As Your Things Is Done (Keith Kerwin)
06 - The Hungry Years (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield)
07 - Riff Raff (Southern Star Band)
08 - Midnite Sky (Isley Bros)
09 - Lonely (Turpie)
10 - Shuffle Up (Southern Star Band)


Produced by Mark Kennedy, Duncan McGuire & The Southern Star Band
Engineer : Duncan McGuire
Assistant Engineer : David Cafe
Recorded & Mixed at Ata Sound Studios, Sidney

The Southern Star Band are :
Doug Parkinson : Vocals
Tommy Emmanuel : All Guitars
Frank Esler-Smith : All Keyboards
Mark Kennedy : Drums & Percussion
Duncan McGuire : Bass

String & Brass Arrangements : Frank Esler-Smith

Backing vocals : Shauna Jensen, Maggie McKinney, Keith Kerwin, Doug Parkinson & Frank Esler-Smith

String Quartet :
"In My Life" & "Lonely"
Gordon Bennett - 1st Violin
John Harding - 2nd Violin
Winifred Durie - Viola
Catherine Gray - Cello
"Hungry Years"
Gordon Bennett - 1st Violin
Robert Ingram - 2nd Violin
Irene Morozov - Viola
Barbara Woolley - Cello
Brass :
Mike Cleary & Mike Bukowski - Trumpets
Col Loughnan - Soprano, Tenor & Baritone Sax, Flute & Alto Flute
Tenor Solo - "Midnite Sky"
Soprano Solo - "Now You're On Your Own"
Stephen Housden - Guitars on "Soon As Your Thing Is Done" & "Hungry Years"