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Kate St. John

Kate St. John
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Kate St John (born 1957 in London) is a composer, arranger, producer and instrumentalist (oboe, cor anglais, accordion, saxophone, and piano). She studied music at City University London, and her first band was the Ravishing Beauties. During the 80s and early 90s she was a member of The Dream Academy, which attained worldwide success with three albums. She has also worked with Van Morrison, Roger Eno, Bill Nelson, Marianne Faithfull, Morrissey, and many more.
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http://www.katestjohn.co.uk
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Releases on file (13)
Rocking Horse Music Club — Which Way the Wind Blows Rocking Horse Music Club — Which Way the Wind Blows
((Not on label) no#, 2019, CD / DL)
Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3 — Propellor Time Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3 — Propellor Time
(Sartorial FIT047CD, 2010, CD)
XTC — Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2) XTC — Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2)
(TVT 3260-2, 2000, CD)
Roger Eno — The Flatlands Roger Eno — The Flatlands
(Hannibal HNCD 1518, 1998/2006, CD)
Kate St. John — Second Sight Kate St. John — Second Sight
(Thirsty Ear thi 66034.2, 1997, CD)
Channel Light Vessel — Excellent Spirits Channel Light Vessel — Excellent Spirits
(Hannibal HNCD 1514, 1996/2008, CD)
Kate St. John — Indescribable Night Kate St. John — Indescribable Night
(All Saints ASCD25, 1995, CD)
Channel Light Vessel — Automatic Channel Light Vessel — Automatic
(Hannibal HNCD 1501, 1994/2005, CD)
Roger Eno with Kate St John — The Familiar Roger Eno with Kate St John — The Familiar
(Gyroscope CAROL 6601-2, 1992, CD)
Julian Cope — Saint Julian Julian Cope — Saint Julian
(Island Records 7 90571-2, 1987, CD)
Julian Cope — Fried Julian Cope — Fried
(Fontana 532 370-2, 1984/1996, CD)
Julian Cope — World Shut Your Mouth Julian Cope — World Shut Your Mouth
(Caroline CAROLR015CD, 1984/2015, 2CD)
Wilding / Bonus — Pleasure Signals Wilding / Bonus — Pleasure Signals
(Ozone OZ002-2, 1977/1993, CD)

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