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On a Wing and a Prayer

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/2002
  • Label: Polygram Uk
  • UPC: 731451723827
  • Catalog Number: 517238
  • Sales rank: 78,084

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gerry Rafferty Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Hi String
Mo Foster Bass, Bass Guitar, Fretless Bass Guitar
Jerry Donahue Electric Guitar
Joe Egan Background Vocals
Melanie Harrold Background Vocals
Bryn Haworth Guitar, Mandolin
Jim Rafferty Background Vocals
Arran Ahmun Percussion, Castanets, Conga, Cymbals, Drums, Tambourine, Tom-Tom, Multi Instruments, Bells, Shaker, cowbell, talking drum, finger cymbals, Go Go Bell, Hi Hat
Hugh Burns Guitar, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
B.J. Cole Pedal Steel Guitar, Steel Guitar
Mel Collins Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Andrew Jackman Cor anglais
Julian Littman Background Vocals
Nicky Moore Background Vocals
Lianne Carroll Background Vocals
Pavel Rosak Bass, Percussion, Drums, Keyboards, Brass
Technical Credits
Gerry Rafferty Producer
Glen Gray Liner Notes
Jim Rafferty Artwork, Cover Design
Barry Hammond Engineer
Andrew Jackman Arranger, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Hugh Murphy Producer, Engineer
Gavyn Wright String Conductor
Pavel Rosak Programming, drum programming, Percussion Programming
Glenn Gray Liner Notes
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Rafferty Back On Form

    Gerry returned with this impressive 1992 offering after a 4 year break from North and South(1988), immediately that you hear the ticking intro on Time's Caught Up On You, at once you are aware of being in the presence of a master in full flow. Rafferty's ear for rich melody and poignant lyrics are undiminished and indeed this is his best album since Night Owl (1979). The subject matter focusses on his marriage breakdown and he explores all of the emotions harnessed within. He's come full circle from 'Mattie's Rag' on his 1978 masterpiece, 'City to City' and he still delivers songs as finely crafted on this album. A particular favourite is 'Don't Speak of My Heart', which Rafferty delivers with perfect emotion. This man is a rare talent and we don't see enough of him!

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