Gallagher and Lyle were a Scottish musical duo, comprising singer-songwriters Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle. Their style consisted mainly in pop, soft and folk rock oriented songs. Their first recognition came in 1968, when they were signed by The Beatles to write for Apple Records' artists. They were founding members of the band McGuinness Flint and wrote the 1970 UK chart hit "When I'm Dead and Gone"
Producer – Gallagher & Lyle. Tracks 1 - 14 were recorded in 1974 for Radio Clyde, Scotland. The River Sessions (2xCD, Album). River Records, AAO Music, AAO Music. RIVERCD001, AAO40431, AAO40593i.
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Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher released The River on Thursday (June 27), a new single from his upcoming album Why Me? Why No. the follow-up to his 2017 solo debut As You Were. The River is a protest song for the new age, with Gallagher urging younger generations to put down their phones and fight for what’s right. His signature nasally belt and the song’s subtle distortion liken it to Oasis’ glory days. The first single from the new LP, Shockwave, was released at the beginning of this month.
Gallagher And Lyle, Category: Artist, Albums: First Leaves of Autumn, Pop Duo Legends - Gallagher and Lyle, The River Sessions, The Best Of Gallagher & Lyle, Biography: The pop duo phenomenon that spawned such acts as Simon & Garfunkel, Brewer & Shipley, and Seals & Crofts was predated by the duo formed by songwriters, guitarists, and vocalists Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle.
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week. Liam Gallagher, former co-leader of Oasis, is now a couple of years deep into his solo career. He released his solo debut As You Were two years ago, and he recently announced plans to follow it up with a new one called Why Me? Why Not. We’ve already posted first single Shockwave, and today, he’s come out with another one called The River. It has nothing to do with Bruce Springsteen. Below, listen to The River and check out those tour dates. TOUR DATES: 10/09 – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center 10/16 – San Diego, CA @ Veijas Arena at Aztec Bowl 10/19 – Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park 10/21 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena 10/11 – Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl 10/13 – Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl 10/24 – Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl.
|Disc One - The River Sessions|
|1-2||Villain Of The Peace||3:49|
|1-4||King Of The Silents||3:04|
|1-5||Keep The Candle Burning||3:06|
|1-8||I Believe In You||4:29|
|1-12||Among The Birks||2:23|
|1-13||The Lap Dog||2:32|
|1-14||Cape Cod Houses||1:07|
|1-15||First Leaves Of Autumn||2:57|
|Disc Two - Interview|
|2-1||Radio Clyde Interview||15:56|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – River Records
- Copyright (c) – River Records
- Producer – Gallagher & Lyle
NotesTracks 1 - 14 on disc one were recorded in 1974 for Radio Clyde, Scotland.
Track 1-15 is a previously unreleased bonus track.
According to the back cover, the interview at Radio Clyde on disc two took place in January 1977. However, the disc itself gives the date as 1979.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5021364404315
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L371 (Disc 1)
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI LM46 (Disc 2)
- Rights Society: MCPS
|RIVERCD001||Gallagher & Lyle||The River Sessions (CD, Album)||River Records||RIVERCD001||UK||2004|