Ramsay MacKay – The Suburbs Of Ur (1982)

Tracks

  1. St Judas
  2. It’s The Fashion (It’s The Most)
  3. Tarzan And The Humans
  4. The Witchdoctor Of Hillbrow
  5. I Like The Rebel
  6. Goodbye To The Islands
  7. Eyes Of Zimbabwe
  8. Crocodile Chant
  9. Benny The Side Car Man
  10. Silent Water
  11. Mumbo Jumbo
  12. The Blind Boys Of The Mist
Ramsay MacKay – The Suburbs Of Ur

Musicians

  • Ramsay Mackay: Vocals, electric, bass and acoustic guitars
  • Dave Tarr: Violin, dulcimer, tenor and alto sax, acoustic guitar, penny whistle, harmony vocals and viola
  • George Spencer: Drums
  • Colin Pratley: Drums
  • Ronnie Robot: Bass Guitar on “Saint Judas” and “I Like The Rebel”
  • Trevor Rabin: Lead Guitar on “Mumbo Jumbo”
  • Brian Davidson: Voice at end of “Mumbo Jumbo”
  • Silver Creek Band: Backing vocals on “Silent Water”

Engineers – Tony Manuel, Graham Handley, Hennie Hartman, Julian Laxton and Greg Cutler

All songs written by Ramsay Mackay

Produced by Ramsay Mackay

Release information

1982, Principal, PRC 005

Comments

Thanks to Andrew King for info.

“Silent Water” (with “Saint Judas” on the b-side) was originally released as a single in 1978.

“I Like The Rebel” was released on the b-side of the single “Strange Light” in 1980, and credited to Ramsay MacKay and the Bushveld Pygmies.

“Mumbo Jumbo” was originally recorded by Hawk and released on “Live And Well” in 1974.

“Silent Water” was covered by Brian Finch on his “Living For Yesterday” album in 2014.

Brian Finch – Silent Water

Read more at The South African Rock Encyclopedia

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