Rise and Shine album

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Available as a double CD with the first album

Tony O’Malley: Vocals and Keyboard
Frank Collins: Vocals
Dyan Birch: Vocals
Paddie McHugh: Vocals
Neil Hubbard: Guitar
Alan Spenner: Vocals and Bass guitar
John Sussewell: Drums, percussion
Mel Collins: Saxes and flute

Track Length Written by Lead Vocals
Use Your Imagination 4:07 Alan Spenner Alan
Little Girl 3:53 Frank Collins Frank and Paddie
That’s Enough 4:51 Frank Collins Frank
Rise And Shine 5:18 Frank Collins Tony
Without Me 3:46 Dyan Birch, Frank Collins, Tony O’Malley Tony
Do It Right 2:59 Alan Spenner, Dyan Birch, Frank Collins, John Sussewell, Mel Collins, Neil Hubbard, Tony O’Malley Tony
Angel Love 4:18 Dyan Birch, Frank Collins, Tony O’Malley Dyan
Happy Birthday 4:52 Neil Hubbard Paddie
Feelin’ Good 4:52 Tony O’Malley Tony

Producer – “Bad” Brad Shapiro*
Tambourine – Brad Shapiro (tracks: B3)
Engineer – Karl ‘Thingy’*, Steve*
Arranged By [Horns] – Mel Collins (I’m Sorry Babe)
Arranged By [Horns, Strings] – Mike Lewis (other tracks)

Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami Fla.

The Thinking Person’s Funk Band, by Fred Rath

THE CURRENT vogue is for Soul artists to suddenly declare ‘I’m back!!!’ when they’ve never been away. With the kick-off of their own tour of the country, no doubt the same phrase will be used in reference to Kokomo – often by people with little knowledge of the ins and outs behind the band’s last

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Rise and Shine tour ad from NME

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Thanks to Ivor O’Brien

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Use Your Imagination


From the second album

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Full page ad in NME for 1976 AWB/Kokomo tour

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NME review, Guildford

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