Friday, January 26, 2018

John Hanlon - 1974 - Garden Fresh

John Hanlon
Garden Fresh

01. On A Hillside In The Rain
02. Damn The Dam
03. I Should Be A Bird
04. Should I Live
05. In Love/Out Of Love
06. Blue Shoes
07. Is It Natural
08. I Care
09. Why Wasn't It Me
10. The Original Hood
11. Knowing
12. Patterns

Acoustic Guitar – Dave Russel
Acoustic Guitar, Bass – Bob Jackson
Bass – Billy Kristian
Drums, Percussion – Frank Gibson Jnr
Electric Guitar – Kevin Furey
Harmonica [Blues Harp] – Tommy Adderley
Keyboards, Synthesizer [Moog] – Mike Harvey
Pedal Steel Guitar – Red McKelvie
Percussion – Bruce Morley
Tenor Saxophone – Colin Martin

Recorded at Stebbing Recording Studios (except for A2, "Damn The Dam" & B5, "Knowing" which were recorded at Mascot Recording Studios)

This was John’s breakthrough album in every sense. It contained his iconic conservationist anthems Damn the Dam and I Care and from opening thunderclap of On a Hillside in the Rain this album heralded his arrival as a Kiwi songwriter of note.

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