Gerry Rafferty ‎– Snakes And Ladders

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United Artists Records ‎– 1C 064-82 883, United Artists Records ‎– 1 C 064-82 883
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A1 The Royal Mile
Acoustic Guitar – Gerry RaffertyKeyboards – Ian LynnPercussion – Frank Riccotti*Tin Whistle [Penny Whistle] – Richard Harvey (2)
3:50
A2 I Was A Boy Scout
Acoustic Guitar – Gerry RaffertyArranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Chris MercerCongas – Frank Riccotti*Organ – Pete WingfieldPiano – Billy LivseySlide Guitar – Bryn Haworth
4:13
A3 Welcome To Hollywood
Acoustic Guitar – Gerry RaffertyGuitar [Other] – Richard BruntonLead Guitar [Swells] – Jerry DonahuePercussion – Frank Riccotti*Piano, Clavinet, Voice [Mystery Voice] – Billy LivseySaxophone – Raphael RavenscroftSynthesizer – Ian Lynn
5:16
A4 Wastin' Away
Bass – Pete ZornGuitar – Jerry DonahueKeyboards – Ian LynnPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
3:36
A5 Look At The Moon
Arranged By [Strings] – Wil MaloneKeyboards – Ian LynnLeader [Strings] – Gavin Wright*Voice [Vixen Barking] – Vixen Barking
2:19
A6 Bring It All Home
Guitar – Jerry Donahue, Richard BruntonOrgan – Pete WingfieldPiano, Synthesizer [Polymoog] – Billy LivseySaxophone – Raphael Ravenscroft
4:39
B1 The Garden Of England
Arranged By [Strings] – Wil MaloneGuitar – Richard BruntonKeyboards – Billy LivseyLeader [Strings] – Gavin Wright*Synthesizer – Ian Lynn
4:07
B2 Johnny's Song
Bass – Pete ZornGuitar – Jerry DonahueKeyboards – Ian LynnPercussion – Frank Riccotti*
3:21
B3 Didn't I
Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – Gerry RaffertyBacking Vocals – Betsy CookBass – Pete ZornGuitar – Jerry DonahueTambourine – Frank Riccotti*
4:14
B4 Syncopatin Sandy
Arranged By [Clarinet, Strings] – Wil MaloneBass – Pete ZornKeyboards – Ian LynnLeader [Strings] – Gavin Wright*Percussion [Woodblocks] – Frank Riccotti*
4:22
B5 Cafe Le Cabotin
Acoustic Guitar – Gerry RaffertyGuitar – Jerry Donahue, Richard BruntonKeyboards – Ian LynnMelodica [Pianica] – Billy LivseyPercussion – Frank Riccotti*Performer [Intro] – The Baron De Bon Bon
4:52
B6 Don't Close The Door
Electric Guitar – Richard BruntonLead Guitar [Slide], Guitar [Chords] – Bryn Howarth*Piano, Organ – Pete Wingfield
3:45

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Info from cover (rear):
©1980
UA logo appears.
EMI Electrola logo appears.
EMI Electrola GmbH, Köln.
Printed in Germany by 4P NICOLAUS GMBH, Köln

Info from inner sleeve (photo side):
Montserrat-West Indies

Info from inner sleeve (text side):
Recorded at Chipping Norton: A1, A4, A5, B2 to B6
Recorded at Air Studios Montserrat & Overdubbed at Chipping Norton: A2, A3, A6, B1
Thanks to everyone who helped.
[Note on track B2:] NB: The lead guitar part knowingly owes much to Phil Pilnick's guitar on the original Stealers Wheel version - for which many thanks.

Info from centre labels:
℗1980
Original Sound Rec. made by Liberty/United
Made in Germany

Other info:
Cat# for related release: Cassette 1C 264-82 883

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 0379
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): 82883 - A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): 82883 - B1

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UAK30298, UAK 30298 Gerry Rafferty Snakes And Ladders(LP, Album) United Artists Records, United Artists Records UAK30298, UAK 30298 UK 1980 Sell This Version
11C 274 82 833 Gerry Rafferty Snakes And Ladders(Cass, Album) United Artists Records 11C 274 82 833 UK 1980 Sell This Version
31C 064 82883 Gerry Rafferty Snakes And Ladders(LP, Album) United Artists Records 31C 064 82883 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
7C 262-82883 Gerry Rafferty Snakes And Ladders(Cass, Album) United Artists Records 7C 262-82883 Scandinavia 1980 Sell This Version
27 322-7, 1 C 064-82 883 Gerry Rafferty Snakes And Ladders(LP, Album, Club) United Artists Records, United Artists Records 27 322-7, 1 C 064-82 883 Germany 1980 Sell This Version

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