Mark Knopfler - Local Hero
Jazz, Rock, Blues
Label: Vertigo ‎– VERL 4, Vertigo ‎– 811 038-1
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Non Textured Sleeve
Country: UK
Date of released: 1983
Category: Jazz, Rock, Stage & Screen
Style: Folk Rock, Smooth Jazz, Fusion, Rockabilly, Ambient, Soundtrack
Genre: Jazz, Rock, Blues
Musician: Mark Knopfler
Album's name: Local Hero
ZIP archive size: 1868

Mark Knopfler - Local Hero


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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Rocks & The Water 3:30
A2 Wild Theme 3:40
A3 Freeway Flyer 1:50
A4 Boomtown (Variation Louis' Favourite) 4:10
A5 The Way It Always Starts 4:08
A6 The Rocks & The Thunder 0:40
A7 The Ceilidh & The Northern Lights 4:07
B1 The Mist Covered Mountains
Arranged By – Mark KnopflerWritten-By – Traditional
5:13
B2 The Ceilidh: Louis Favourite - Billy's Tune 3:42
B3 Whistle Theme 0:53
B4 Smooching 5:05
B5 Stargazer 1:31
B6 The Rocks & The Thunder 0:40
B7 Going Home: Theme Of The Local Hero 5:01

Credits

  • Bass – Eddie Gomez (tracks: B1), John Illsley (tracks: A3), Neil Jason (tracks: A4, A5), Tony Levin (tracks: B4, B7)
  • Drums – Steve Jordan (tracks: A4, A5), Terry Williams (tracks: A3, B4, B7)
  • Engineer – Louis Kramer (tracks: A7, B1, B2), Neil Dorfsman
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Josh Abbey, Phil Vinall, Tim Palmer
  • Featuring – The Acetones (tracks: A7, B1, B2)
  • Guitar [Rhythm] – Hal Lindes (tracks: A3)
  • Guitar, Synthesizer, Percussion, Drums [Lynn], Producer, Written-By – Mark Knopfler
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Photography [Back] – Frank Griffin
  • Photography [Front] – Denis Waugh
  • Saxophone – Mike Brecker* (tracks: A4, B4, B7)
  • Synthesizer, Piano, Organ [Hammond] – Alan Clark
  • Vibraphone – Mike Mainieri (tracks: A4, B4)
  • Vocals – Gerry Rafferty (tracks: A5)

Notes

Music for the Film.

The Acetones are:
Alan Clark - Piano
Roddy Murray - Guitar
Jimmy Yuill - Whistle
Mark Winchester - Violin
Dale Winchester - Accordion
Brian Rowan - Bass
Ed Bicknell - Percussion

Mastered at Masterdisk.
Ceilidh recorded at Hilton Women's Royal Institute Hall, Banff, Scotland, 19th June 1982. Engineered by Louis Kramer on a Nagra 4.2L recorder.

white label on B side - no print.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VERL 4, 811 038-1 Mark Knopfler Local Hero ‎(LP, Album, Non) Vertigo, Vertigo VERL 4, 811 038-1 UK 1983
811 038-1 Mark Knopfler Local Hero ‎(LP, Album) Vertigo 811 038-1 Portugal 1983
811 038-2 Mark Knopfler Local Hero ‎(CD, Album) Vertigo 811 038-2 Germany 1983
811 038-2 Mark Knopfler Local Hero ‎(HDCD, Album, RE, RM) Vertigo 811 038-2 Europe Unknown
1-23827, 9 23827-1 Mark Knopfler Local Hero ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1-23827, 9 23827-1 US 1983