Songs for a Winter’s Night

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Studio album by George Hamilton IV
Released 1982
Genre Country/Easy Listening
Label Ronco
Producer Gordon Smith

Songs For a Winter’s Night is a studio album by American country musician George Hamilton IV released in 1982 on the TV advertised Ronco label in the UK and by Music World in New Zealand. It contained songs from a variety of genres from country, folk and contemporary.

Track listing

Side 1

“Song For a Winter’s Night” (Gordon Lightfoot) – 2:55
“Mull of Kintyre” (Paul McCartney, Denny Laine) – 3:13
“When We Are Gone (I Will Love You)” (Tom Paxton) – 3:42
“When I Dream” (Dimitri Tiomkin) – 3:42
“I Believe in You” (Neil Young) – 3:43
“Castles in the Air” (Don McLean) – 3:10
“Lucille” (Roger Bowling, Hal Bynum) – 3:03
“A Bunch of Thyme” (Traditional) – 3:15

Side 2

“Me and the Elephant” (Benny Whitehead) – 2:50
“England” (Ralph McTell) – 3:59
“Only Love” (Neil Young) – 2:49
“The Way Old Friends Do” (Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus) – 3:05
“Waiting For the Son to Shine” (Sonny Throckmorton) – 2:54
“Teach Your Children” (Graham Nash) – 2:29
“Four Strong Winds” (Neil Young) – 3:10
“Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” (Fred Rose) – 2:52
”””NB:” – Actual track timings from LP


Billy Hullett: Acoustic & 12 String Guitar
Jimmy Capps: Electric Guitar
Dale Sellers: Electric Guitar
Bill Clarke: Acoustic Guitar
Don Ange: Keyboards
Dick Schuyler: Bass Guitar
Mark Casstevens: Harmonica & Banjo
Pete Drake: Steel Guitar
Joseph E. Chrisman: Drums & Percussion
The Jordanaires: Background Vocals
Chris Richardson: Synthesizer
Featuring: The Richmond Strings with children from St. Matthew’s Choir


Producer: Gordon Smith for MCR Productions
Recorded at: Pete’s Place (Nashville) and Olympic Studios (London)
Recording Engineer: Al Pachucki
Remix Engineer: Keith Grant
Album Sleeve Design: Paula Browne
Photography: Gavin Cochrane