BRENDAN CROKER

 

Albums recorded by Brendan Croker, including release dates and UK & US
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TITLE

RELEASED

1

Barber Hair Cuts [aka A Close Shave, as Brendan Croker & The 5 O'Clock Shadows]

01/86

2

Boat Trips In The Bay [as Brendan Croker & The 5 O'Clock Shadows]

07/87

3

On The Big Hill [OST - with Guy Fletcher]

12/88

4

Brendan Croker And The Five O'clock Shadows [as Brendan Croker & The 5 O'Clock Shadows]

08/89

5

Country Blues Guitar

--/89

6

The Great Indoors

09/91

7

Time Off [live, as Brendan Croker & The Serious Offenders]

--/93

8

Made In Europe [as Brendan Croker & The Serious Offenders]

--/93

9

Redneck State Of The Art

10/95

10

The Kershaw Sessions

12/95

11

Three Chord Lovesongs

--/96

12

Not Just A Hillbilly...More Like A Best Of [compilation]

01/00


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1) BARBER HAIR CUTS [aka A CLOSE SHAVE]

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Love Crazy
Chains
Brown Skin Girl
Hard Times
Sober
Hobo's Lullaby

Hawaiian Two Step
Furniture Man
Lonesome Whistle Blues
Every Day Be Like A Holiday
Let That Liar Pass On By
Blood Done Signed My Name

Barber Hair Cuts


A Close Shave

Marcus Cliffe
Brendan Croker
Mark Creswell
Graeme 'Traffic' Pollard

Producer:

Bass, Occasional Vocals
Vocals, Guitar
Guitar, Occasional Vocals
Drums, Percussion, Occasional Vocals


2) BOAT TRIPS IN THE BAY

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Lonely Boy In Town
The Shuffle
Railroad Blues
The Polka
Last Train To Glory
Joshua Gone Barbados

Let Me Explain
Don't Let Nobody
Henry Thomas (Deceased)
Georgia Crawl
I Walk The Line
Darlin'






Marcus Cliffe
Mark Cresswell
Brendan Croker
Davy Curry

Producer:

Bass
Guitar
Vocals, Guitar
Drums

5 O'Clock Shadows, Marcus Cliffe,
Patrick Gordon, Neil Ferguson

3) ON THE BIG HILL

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Opening Shot
Take A Short Walk
The Best Laid Plans
Some People Get Hurt
Mountain Madness
A Long Walk
Thru The Window
Across The Bridge
Try Not To Fall

Dougie’s March
The Higher Ground
Each Night You Die A Little
There Are Times
In The Back Of Your Mind
Things Look Different
Home Dougie, Home


Brendan Croker
Guy Fletcher

Producer:

Guitar
Keyboards

Guy Fletcher

 

Soundtrack to a television programme about a British services attempt to climb Everest by a previously unclimbed route.

4) BRENDAN CROKER AND THE 5 O'CLOCK SHADOWS

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No Money At All
You Don't Need Me Here
Shine On
This Man
Wrong Decision
That's Why I'm Leaving Here

All Mixed Up
This Kind Of Life
My Government
Ain't Gonna Smile
Just An Old Waltz
Mister






Eric Clapton
Alan Clark
Marcus Cliffe
Mark Cresswell
Brendan Croker
Martin Drover
"Mollie" Duncan
Guy Fletcher
Steve Goulding
Preston Heyman
Katie Kissoon
Mark Knopfler
Tessa Niles
Steve Phillips
John Porter

J Neil Sidwell
Tanita Tikaram

Producer:

Vocals (Track 8)
Organ
Bass
Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Trumpet
Saxophone
Bass, Strings, Drums, Keyboards
Drums
Percussion
Backing Vocals
Guitar (Track 1)
Backing Vocals
Vocals (Track 11)
Drums (Track 13), Programming,
Guitar
Trombone
Harmony Vocals (Track 6)

John Porter

5) COUNTRY BLUES GUITAR

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Acoustic Duet 1
Acoustic Duet 2
Pick & Slide
Rolling Blues Trio 1
Rolling Blues Trio 2
Rolling Blues Trio 3
Stomping Blues 1
Stomping Blues 2
Muddy Delta Blues 1
Muddy Delta Blues 2
Bouncing Boy Blues 1
Bouncing Boy Blues 2
Bouncing Boy Blues 3
First On Out
Pile On The Bass
3 Notes Down
Rag Boy
5 To Go
And Then Some 1
And Then Some 2
Lord Over There
The Light Is Low


Brendan Croker

Producer:

Guitar

6) THE GREAT INDOORS

 
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LP Issue
Heart And Home
Nothing But Time
Send Me To New Orleans
I Hope That It Don't Go Away
I Guess That Says It All

Anything That I Can Say
One Day
What It Takes
There'll Come A Day
Running On Down This Road

CD Issue
Heart And Home
Nothing But Time
Send Me To New Orleans
I Hope That It Don't Go Away
I Guess That Says It All
Darlin'
Anything That I Can Say
One Day
Tell Me
What It Takes
There'll Come A Day
Take Me Back Baby
What A Thing To Do
Running On Down This Road






Chet Atkins
Eddie Bayers
Barry Beckett
Thomas Cain
Brendan Croker
Steve Davis
Paul Franklin
Michael Haynes
Mike Hurst
Howard Levy
Don Potter
Michael Rhodes
Charles Rose
Troy Seals
Dennis Solee
Harry Stinson
Tony Joe White
Lonnie Wilson
Reggie Young

Producer:

Guitar
Drums
Organ, Piano
Backing Vocals
Vocals, Guitar
Backing Vocals
Steel Guitar
Trumpet
Accordion
Harmonica
Guitar
Bass
Trombone
Backing Vocals
Saxophone
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Guitar

Barry Beckett

7) TIME OFF

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When It Comes To You
This Kind Of Life
Parchman Farm Blues
Darlin’
Yellow Roses
4+20
Dropkick Me Jesus
No Money At All
County Jail
Railroad Worksong
Feel Like Going Home


Brendan Croker
Patrick de Witte

Patrick Riguelle
Wigbert Van Lierde

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar, Steel Guitar
Drums, Percussion,
Guitar (Track 9)
Mandolin, Harmonica, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals

 

Recorded live at The Club Brussels during The Prison Tour in November 1992

8) MADE IN EUROPE

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Sittin' On Ready
Which Way Will You Turn
Sweet Sweet Love
Devil's Triangle
If Forever
Daddy's Little Girl
The Ultimate Wave
Tous Les Jours Pour Moi C'est Bonnard
Full Time Fun
Happy Home
Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now
I’ll Be There For You


Brendan Croker
Patrick de Witte
Patrick Riguelle

Wigbert Van Lierde

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar, Steel Guitar
Drums, Percussion
Mandolin, Harmonica,
Backing Vocals
Guitar, Backing Vocals

9) REDNECK STATE OF THE ART

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Redneck State Of The Art
On My Knees
Self Made Saviour
Let Me In
Waiting For You
Walk Through Fire
Hey Renee
Watching The Wheels
Finding It Hard Today
Your Time Will Come
Honest I Do [hidden track]


Brendan Croker

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar

10) THE KERSHAW SESSIONS

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Brownskin Girl
That's The Way All My Money Goes
Chains
Don't Trade Me In
I Walk The Line
Lonely One In Town
5 O'Clock Shuffle
Rail Road Blues
5 O'Clock Swing
Please Baby
Blues Stay Away From Me
Weapon Of Prayer
That's Where I Belong
No Expectations
Just An Old Waltz
This Kind Of Life
My Government






Marcus Cliffe
Mark Creswell
Brendan Croker
Davy Curry
Preston Heyman
Mark Knopfler
Steve Phillips
John Porter
Mick Weaver

Producer:

Bass (Tracks 1-4,14-17)
Guitar (Tracks 1-4,14-17)
Vocals, Guitar
Drums (Tracks 1-4)
Drums (Tracks 14-17)
Guitar, Vocals (Tracks 10-13)
Guitar, Vocals (Tracks 10-13)
Guitar (Tracks 14-17)
Accordion, Piano (Tracks 14-17)

 

Recorded for Andy Kershaw's BBC Radio show:
Tracks 1 to 4 - 6 March 1986
Tracks 5 to 9 - 4 February 1987
Tracks 10 to 13 - 25 July 1988
Tracks 14 to 17 - 14 September 1989

11) THREE CHORD LOVESONGS

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Three Chord Lovesongs
Wish That You Were My Baby
Come Back Home Again
Mind Over Matter
So Alone
Sweet Prison
All Alone In Love
Forever And A Day
Wish You Would Stay
Good News And Bad News
All That We Need
Tomorrow Is Another Day
Be Good To Me
From One Heart To Another


Brendan Croker

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar

12) NOT JUST A HILLBILLY...MORE LIKE A BEST OF

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Joshua Gone Barbados
Wrong Decision
Running On Down The Road
The Great Indoors
Tomorrow Is Another Day
On My Knees
What It Takes
This Man
Darlin'
Anything I Can Say
This Kind Of Life
Three Chord Love Songs
Each Night You Die A Little
Railroad Blues (incorrectly listed as Railroad Worksong)








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