Paul Carrack, Nick Lowe, G. Parker, Carlene Carter
Number of Discs:
Detailed item information
Track Listing 1. My Baby's Gone 2. Time for the Sun to Rise 3. A Man in Love 4. Johnny Too Bad 5. Seven Curses 6. Island of Dreams 7. Get Rhythm 8. Tall Lover Man 9. Alison 10. In the Midnight Hour 11. Waltzing with Sin 12. I Viberate 13. Beyond the Blue Horizon
Number of CDs:
Album Notes Martin Belmont is best-known as a guitar-slinger, playing lead for Ducks Deluxe, Graham Parker's the Rumour, and Nick Lowe's Cowboy Outfit, so the idea of him playing the same role on his 2009 solo album, The Guest List, is an inspired one. Here, he brings in all his old colleagues and running mates to sing a song, ceding the spotlight to Graham, Nick, Paul Carrack, Sean Tyla, Geraint Watkins, and a host of other old pub rockers, every so often granting himself a solo spotlight for a Hank Marvin-styled instrumental, including a nice spin on Elvis Costello's "Alison." The sound and style shift from track to track -- Tyla revs up the reggae, Lowe settles into his comfortable groove on "A Man in Love," Parker snarls on "In the Midnight Hour" -- but everything is within the same rootsy universe, and it's all delivered with an understated but winning touch. Instead of a long night out on the tiles, it's a quick round with old friends on a Sunday afternoon at the local pub, and that's pretty appealing, too. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Portions of this page Copyright 1948-2015 Muze Inc. and Muze Europe Ltd. All rights reserved.
Guitarist Martin Belmont is reunited with many of the singers he’s played with: -
All new recordingsfrom each of these vocalists: -
Paul Carrack, Nick Lowe, Carlene Carter, Graham Parker, Sean Tyla, Geraint Watkins, Hank Wangford, Johnny Nicky, Barbara Marsh & Reg Meuross.
Martin Belmont’s long and varied career has found him playing with many outstanding artists. After an initiation as roadie for Brinsley Schwartz, in 1972 he formed Ducks Deluxe with Sean Tyla, issuing two albums on RCA. In 1975 he formed Graham Parker and the Rumour who were much-feted over their 5 years and six albums. Then he spent two years from 1980 as guitarist for Carlene Carter, succeeded by five years with Nick Lowe’s Cowboy Outfit, in both line-ups playing alongside Paul Carrack.
Martin continued as an in-demand sideman across a wide spectrum of music, with sessions for Elvis Costello, Billy Bragg, Carl Perkins, Jona Lewie, John Hiatt, Desmond Decker and Johnny Cash to name but a few. In 1995 Demon Records issued his first solo album, ‘Big Guitar’. Currently Martin can be found playing variously in Los Pistoleros, The Johnny Nicky Band, Hank Wangford & The Lost Cowboys, and the newly reformed Ducks Deluxe.
When his first manager and old friend Dave Robinson suggested he should send out invites to his old band-mate vocalists to record on his own project, everyone was eager to join in.
The result is this unique rock’n’roll and country blues album, on Goldtop Recordings.
16-page booklet with Martin's notes on each vocalist and the album recordings.
Recorded by Neil Brockbank at Goldtop Studio, Camden (now relocated to Tooting) (where recent Nick Lowe and Geraint Watkins albums have originated), and also at Roy's Kitchen, and Howard's Living Room.
Paul Carrack - My Baby’s Gone; Johnny Nicky – Time For The Sun To Rise; Nick Lowe – A Man In Love (original version)*; Sean Tyla – Johnny Too Bad; Reg Meuross – Seven Curses; Geraint Watkins – Island Of Dreams; Martin Belmont – Get Rhythm; Carlene Carter – Tall Lover Man; Martin Belmont – Alison; Graham Parker – In The Midnight Hour; Hank Wangford – Waltzing With Sin; Martin Belmont – I Viberate; Barbara Marsh – Beyond The Blue Horizon.
*This is a different version to the one on Nick Lowe's 'At My Age' album. Nick originally recorded this version with Martin for Martin's album at 'Roy's Kitchen' and mixed at Goldtop. Later he decided he liked it enough to re-record it for his own album, recorded at Goldtop. Hence this is the 'original version'.
Payment Paypal is smoothly integrated into ebay, and works well. If
you don’t have PayPal or want to pay by credit-card, you can still do
so through PayPal. Just don’t log into an account, and look for the
button saying ‘Pay by credit-card’. We also accept cheques from UK
banks in Pounds Sterling, and UK Postal Orders. Checks in US Dollars
from US banks can be accepted with a $3 surcharge. PayPal eCheques and orders paid by any method outside of PayPal may take longer to process and be subject to delays.
and particularly international postage charges have risen sharply (May
2012). The amount we charge is what we expect to pay plus approx 20-30p
for packing materials. Multiple items postage If
you are ordering multiple items, there will be automatic approximated
reduction in postage costs – but make sure you order them together, not
individually. If the estimate still looks excessive, don't pay but
click on the 'Request total from seller' button in the shopping basket.
We'll then recalculate the costs for your combined items postage and
send you an invoice. The postage may or may not calculate as less;
we’re trying to refine the accuracy of the automation. (Note: the date printed on our postage is two days after we print it, ie the date it remains valid until with Royal Mail.)
want you to be really happy with your purchase. If you’re not, or
something’s gone wrong, please message us. We will do our very best to
resolve any problem. If our item description isn’t quite right, or you
think we’ve overcharged on postage, please let us know instead of
marking down our ebay feedback. If you have an order problem you’d like
to resolve quickly, you can try phoning us on +44(0)208 537 3445. Good
manners are appreciated!
Ebay Messaging The
ebay messaging system doesn’t include your name, date of purchase or
payment, or even the order reference number! It’ll help us deal with
your query faster if you can include those. Please remember, the ebay
shop is not our main business so we may not always respond immediately;
but we will get back to you.
You are buying direct from the record label! www.jungle-records.net
***50% postage discount on any other items bought at the same time***
After receiving the item, cancel the purchase within
Buyer pays return postage
The buyer is responsible for return postage costs.
Return policy details
We really want you to enjoy your purchase!
If for any reason you've changed your mind or bought in error, we will not quibble and will accept your return. For obvious reasons this applies only if the shrinkwrap is still intact (where applicable).
If you've taken the wrap off and then found it's not what you wanted, then please do contact us and explain why - we'll most likely still be sympathetic. This applies for any complaint - we know you're fussy, we're fussy too so we understand.
Our mission is for everyone to be exceptionally pleased with our product!
By submitting your bid, you'll be contractually committing to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder.
By submitting your bid, you're committing to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder. You've read and agree to the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount.
By clicking Confirm, you commit to buy this item from the seller if you are the winning bidder.
By clicking Confirm, you're committing to buy this item from the seller if you're the winning bidder and have read and agree to the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions - opens in a new window or tab. Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase your maximum bid amount.