Day Six: ‘Vocals’. A week recording in the Scottish hills.

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Today the four men in Caedmon confronted the challenge of singing lead vocals, whilst we wait for Angela’s studio contribution next week. Simon sang lead on ‘Sea Song’ in 1978, and we’ve all sung solo at different times and in …

Day Four: ‘Elephant’. A week recording in the Scottish hills.

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A mammoth day of pushing through the rhythm tracks:

“Elephant in the Chatroom’: spill the beans, are we all too blind to see?….. a song that emerged from jamming together.

‘Let the Four Winds Blow’: Jim’s song in gospel style. …

Day One: A week recording in the Scottish hills.

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Our first day of recording…….

10am. The first track tackled linked us with the 1978 farewell concert….. then it was an eight bar round, ‘Peace n the Fire’, written and sung as the encore for that sole occasion.
This Simon …

Caedmon Bad Habits ?

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Edinburgh fringe 1977

We cycled on pushbikes up and down Princes Street wearing these habits, during the main Edinburgh Fringe procession. Gordon Strachan dressed up as John Knox (considered the founder of the Presbyterians) who was hand in hand with …

Caedmon’s Farewell Concert 1978

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Caedmon’s farewell performance in 1978….. the last public performance before their comeback gigs of the 7th and 8th May 2010.