Gordon Giltrap (born 1948)

English acoustic guitar wizard, playing his own compositions.

(Gordon has recorded as part of the group "Accolade" (1970). On early albums Gordon does some singing. Gordon's reputation is dominated by the hit single "Heartsong" in much the same way that Ralph McTell's reputation is dominated by "Streets Of London")


Gordon Giltrap 1968TransatlanticTRA 175
Portrait1969Transatlantic TRA 202 
Accolade1970EMI Columbia 
A Testament Of Time1971MCA MKPS 2020 
[Reissue]1974 MCAMCF 2688
Perilous Journey1977Electric TRIX 4 
[Reissue]2001 La Cooka Ratcha  
Fear Of The Dark1978 Electric  
[Reissue]2001 La Cooka Ratcha  
Peacock Party1981PVK 
Gordon Giltrap Live1981Cube 
Airwaves1982PVK GIL 2
Elegy1987Modern Music 
A Midnight Clear (Seasons)1987Modern Music 
One To One1989Nico Polo 
Guitarist1990Music Maker 
The Eye Of The Wind1991Accolade 
A Matter Of Time (*)1991Prestige 
[Reissue]2004 Prestige 
The Solo Album1992Prestige 
On A Summer's Night1992Music Maker 
Music For The Small Screen1993Munchkin 
Live At The BBC1995Windsong 
The Brotherhood Suite1995Munchkin 
[Reissue]2002 La Cooka Ratcha 
Part of The Picture2000Snapper 
Janschology2000La Cooka Ratcha 
Collection2001La Cooka Ratcha 
Troubadour [original + acoustic]2001La Cooka Ratcha 
Under This blue Sky2002La Cooka Ratcha 
Giltrap and Taylor2002P3 Music 
Fingers of Fire2002arc recordings 
The Band Live 19812003La Cooka Ratcha 
Remember This2003La Cooka Ratcha 
Drifter (2 CDs)2004 La Cooka Ratcha 
Captured From A Point in Time2006 HypertensionHYP 6251 
As It Happens2007   
(* Gordon Giltrap and Martin Taylor)

Multi-volume Albums.

Gordon Giltrap/ Portrait (*)1993 TransatlanticTDEMCD15

(* the first two albums).


The Platinum Collection Cube 
Best of Prestige 
Collection2001 La Cooka Ratcha 
60 Minutes with2007 Voiceprint 


Natural Day1970  
I See A Road1973  
Lucifer's Cage1976  
Heartsong1977 ElectricWOD 19 
Oh Well1978   
Weary Eyes1978   
Fear Of The Dark1978 ElectricWOT 29 
O Jerusalem1979  
Theme From The Waltons1980  
Magpie Rag1981  
Chai Mai1981  
Hocus Pocus1981  
Heartsong/ Weary Eyes1982  
Heartsong/ Magpie Rag1988  

Various artists - Dougie McLean, Cara Dillon, Bert Jansch, Roy Harper, Steve Ashley, Gordon Giltrap, Andy Irvine and Fairport Convention.

The Wildlife Album2005  

Best albums(*).

Title. year.
Fear Of The Dark 1978

(*) Based on critical opinion.

Hit singles.

Title.year.Highest position.
Heartsong1978 21
Fear of the Dark 1979 58

Hit albums.

Title.year.Highest position.
Perilous Journey1978 29



Last updated on 05/09/2009