Doctor Harp’s Medicine Band are:
Doctor Johnny, harps, all tracks, vocals track 11
Professor John McKinley, acoustic, electric and slide guitars tracks 1,2,3,4,6, 10,12,14,15,17
Magic John Wands, guitar and vocals tracks 2,8,11,12,14; vocals,6,10
Sister Patsy Fuller, vocals track 3, and mental health promotion
Bob Boucher, bass, tracks 1,3,4,6,10,15,17
Howard Smith, drums 1,3,4,6,10,15,17
Ronnie Taylor, saxophone, tracks 4,10,12,14,17
Matt Foundling, piano, tracks 5,9,13
King Pleasure, vocals, tracks 5,9,13
Steve ‘Big Man’ Clayton, piano and vocals, tracks 7,16
Greg Chandler Engineer
Vince Nelson, Engineer, tracks 7,16*
Bruce Roberts, track 11**
Recorded at Priory Studios, July 14,15 th 2005 and January 10 th 2006, The Public studios, West Bromwich October 5 th 2004* and Oxford Avenue September 14 th 1984**
Produced by Dr Johnny for Hatman productions.
Illustration by Rosa All Colour Heroes of the Blues.
Photography by John Middleton,
Ben Sutton www.stillben.co.uk and
Uwe Glumm www.uwe-glumm.de.
King Pleasure and Matt Foundling appear by kind permission of Big Bear Records www.bigbearmusic.com/kingp.html
‘Big Man’ Clayton appears courtesy of Barrelhouse promotions
Web design by Gavin Ingram, Keith Bloomfield, Dave Martin, Dennis Cahoone and Bev Harvey.
Thanks to Jim Simpson of Big Bear Music.
The proceeds of the sales of this CD go to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity www.bch.org.uk/departments/
I am grateful to Sylvia King, Bev Harvey, Brendan Jackson and Vince Nelson and all the other artists and managers of The Public for their inspiration and friendship over many years. This album is respectfully dedicated to them all, with love Dr Johnny.