Geoff Smedley – Love Is Mine (1972/2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24bit/44,1kHz | Time – 34:51 minutes | 357 MB | Genre: Folk
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Cherry Red Records
“Geoff Smedley, whose clear, gentle voice and warm humourous personality has brought pleasure to uncounted numbers of people. I hope this LP will help him achieve some acclaim, Geoff is not – does not pretend to be – a superstar – but he IS worth listening to.” Rosemary Hardman from the back cover of his LP Love is Mine 1972
I don’t know a lot about Geoff Smedley but he was a member of The Idiot Grunt Band (Coventry) in 1967. Becoming The New Modern Idiot Grunt Band (Dando Shaft, Rob Armstrong, Rod Felton) and breaking in 1972 (Armstrong forming “The Music Box”).
Geoff was a contemporary of Rod Felton and Rob Armstrong on the Coventry Folk Scene in 1965, and when the Coventry Mummers visited Germany to perform, Rod Rob and Geoff went over too, playing solo or together as The Gentle Idea and it seems Geoff played sometimes with The New Modern Idiot Grunt Band.
1. Geoff Smedley – Susan’s Song
2. Geoff Smedley – Andrew
3. Geoff Smedley – The Water Is Wide
4. Geoff Smedley – Have Faith In Me
5. Geoff Smedley – Alberta
6. Geoff Smedley – Willie Moore
7. Geoff Smedley – Bushes And Briars
8. Geoff Smedley – Lady For Today
9. Geoff Smedley – Hedgehog’s Song