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Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Richard Clapton - 1984 - Solidarity (1991) FLAC


The Heart Of It/Chinatown/Amsterdam/Kathleen/Solidarity/Feelin' Alright Tonight/Katy's Leaving Babylon/Cry Mercy Sister/Atom Bomb/New World



Richard Clapton (born 18 May ca. 1949) is an Australian singer-songwriter, producer and guitarist from Sydney, New South Wales. His solo top 20 hits on the Kent Music Report Singles Chart are "Girls on the Avenue" (1975) and "I Am an Island" (1982). His top 20 albums on the related Albums Chart are Goodbye Tiger (1977), Hearts on the Nightline (1979), The Great Escape (1982), and The Very Best of Richard Clapton (1982). As a producer he worked on the second INXS album, Underneath the Colours (1981). In 1983, he briefly joined The Party Boys for a tour of eastern Australia and the live album, Greatest Hits (Of Other People) (1983) before resuming his solo career.
 
Australian rock music historian Ian McFarlane described Clapton as "one of the most important Australian songwriters of the 1970s". On 12 October 1999, Clapton was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame. On 1 August 2014 Clapton published his autobiography, The Best Years of Our Lives.

 In September 1984, Clapton released Solidarity on Mushroom Records which was produced by Opitz, Ricky Fataar, Tim Kramer and Moffatt. For the album he used Graham Bidstrup on drums (ex-The Angels, The Party Boys), James Black on keyboards (ex-Mondo Rock), Kevin Borich on guitar (ex-La De Das, The Party Boys), Fataar on drums, Allan Mansfield on keyboards (Dragon), Graham Thompson on bass guitar (ex-Stars), and backing vocals from Mary Bradfield, Venetta Fields and Mark Williams.

10 comments:

  1. Thanks for the post but I get this as a link for the album-
    http://www.filefactory.com/error.php?code=257 which is not the link for the post. Anybody else have this problem? I've been trying for a week to get this. Thanks again for all you do, it is much appreciated.
    PJ

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  2. Yes sorry about that PJ Filefactory has been behaving badly of late I'll post a new link for you using MEGA.

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    1. Thanks very much, Mort. Mega works a charm.
      PJ

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  4. Hi - The Mega link for this file is now kaput.

    Could you please re-post? Thanks in advance!

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  5. Keep watching this space will let you know when the new link is up. Mega is usually quite reliable but a few of my links have disappeared.

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  6. Thanks very much Seaton for Glory Road.

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  7. Cheers for this, another album (albeit it an odd one in his career) has been illusive. Thanks to you though, link still good...

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