KEVIN AYERS

 

Albums recorded by Kevin Ayers, including release dates and UK & US
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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

Joy Of A Toy

12/69

2

Shooting At The Moon

10/70

3

Whatevershebringswesing

01/72

4

Bananamour

05/73

5

The Confessions Of Doctor Dream And Other Stories

05/74

6

June 1, 1974

06/74

7

Sweet Deceiver

03/75

8

Odd Ditties [compilation]

02/76

9

Yes We Have No Mañanas - So Get Your Mañanas Today

06/76

10

Rainbow Takeaway

04/78

11

That's What You Get Babe

03/80

12

Diamond Jack And The Queen Of Pain

06/83

13

Dejà... Vu

--/84

14

As Close As You Think

05/86

15

Falling Up

02/88

16

Still Life With Guitar

02/92

17

BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert

06/92

18

Singing The Bruise: BBC Sessions 1970-1972

09/96

19

The Garden Of Love [live]

06/98

20

Too Old To Die Young [live]

06/98

21

Banana Follies [live]

07/98

22

Turn The Lights Down [live]

11/00

23

The BBC Sessions 1970-1976

--/05

24

The Unfairground

09/07

25

What More Can I Say...

09/08

26

Songs For Insane Times 1969-1980 [4-CD box set]

09/08

27

Hyde Park Free Concert 1970

01/09

28

Alive In California

11/09


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1) JOY OF A TOY

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Joy Of A Toy Continued
Town Feeling
The Clarietta Rag
Girl On A Swing
Song For Insane Times

Stop This Train (Again Doing It)
Eleanor's Cake Which Ate Her
Lady Rachel
Oleh Oleh Bandu Bandong
All This Crazy Gift Of Time






Cyrille Ayers
Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Paul Buckmaster
Jeff Clyne
Hugh Hopper
Jean
Mary
Paul Minns
Sean Murphy
Mike Ratledge
Rob Tait
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Backing Vocals
Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Piano
Piano
Cello
Double Bass
Bass (Tracks 1,5)
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Oboe
Backing Vocals
Organ
Drums (Tracks 6,9)
Drums (Tracks 1-5,7,8,10)

Kevin Ayers, Peter Jenner

2) SHOOTING AT THE MOON

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

May I?
Rheinhardt And Geraldine/Colores Para Dolores
Lunatics Lament
Pisser Dans Un Violon

The Oyster And The Flying Fish
Underwater
Clarence In Wonderland
Red Green And You Blue
Shooting At The Moon






Daevid Allen
Kevin Ayers
David Bedford

Lol Coxhill
Mick Fincher

Mike Oldfield
Mike Ratledge
Richard Sinclair
Bridget St John
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

?
Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Organ, Piano, Accordion,
Marimbaphone, Guitar
Saxophone, Zoblophone
Drums, Percussion,
Bottles & Ashtrays
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards
Bass
Vocals
Drums, Vocals, Choir

Kevin Ayers, Peter Jenner

3) WHATEVERSHEBRINGSWESING

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

There Is Loving/Among Us/There Is Loving
Margaret
Oh My
Song From The Bottom Of A Well

Whatevershebringswesing
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Champagne Cowboy Blues
Lullabye






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Tony Carr
Dave Dufort
Gerry Fields
Bruce Malamut

Didier Malherbe
William Murray
Mike Oldfield
Johnny Van Derrick
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar, Bass (Track 6)
Keyboards (Tracks 1,2,5,6,8)
Drums (Track 6)
Drums (Tracks 1,4,5)
Violin (Track 3)
Flugelhorn (Track 1),
Brass (Tracks 1,2,5,6,8)
Saxophone (Track 1), Flute (Track 8)
Percussion (Tracks 2,3,7)
Bass (Tracks 1,3,4), Guitar (Tracks 5,7)
Violin (Tracks 2,7)
Harmony Vocals (Track 5)

Kevin Ayers, Andrew King

4) BANANAMOUR

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.

Don't Let It Get You Down (For Rachel)
Shouting In A Bucket Blues
When Your Parents Go To Sleep
Interview
Internotional Anthem

Decadence
Oh! Wot A Dream
Hymn
Beware Of The Dog






Kevin Ayers
Howie Casey
Dave Caswell
Tristan Fry
Steve Hillage
Lyle Jenkins
Archie Legget

Ronnie Price
Mike Ratledge
Eddie Sparrow
Barry St John
Liza Strike
Doris Troy
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Tenor Saxophone
Trumpet
Cymbal
Guitar (Track 2)
Baritone Saxophone
Vocals (Track 3), Bass,
Harmony Vocals
Piano
Organ (Track 4)
Drums
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Harmony Vocals (Track 8)

Kevin Ayers, Andrew King

5) THE CONFESSIONS OF DOCTOR DREAM AND OTHER STORIES

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.

6.

7.




8.

Day By Day
See You Later
Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought Of You
Everybody's Sometime And Some People's All The Time Blues
It Begins With A Blessing/Once I Awakened/
But It Ends With A Curse
Ballbearing Blues

The Confessions of Doctor Dream Including:
(a) Irreversible Neural Damage
(b) Invitation
(c) The One Chance Dance
(d) Doctor Dream Theme
Two Goes into Four






Kevin Ayers
Cal Batchelor
Ray Cooper
Lol Coxhill
Henry Crallan
G'Deevy Ensemble
Mike Giles
John Gustafson
Ollie Halsall
Rosetta Hightower
Rupert Hine




Hulloo Choir
Trevor Jones
Sean Milligan
Sam Mitchell
Mike Moran
Nico
Steve Nye

Mike Oldfield
John G Perry
Mike Ratledge
Doris Troy
Mark Warner
Joanne Williams

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Guitar (Track 4)
Percussion (Track 2,7c)
Saxophone (Track 5)
Piano (Track 4)
Percussion (Track 1)
Drums (Tracks 1-3,5,7b-d)
Bass (Track 7b)
Guitar (Track 3)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3)
Clavinet (Track 1),
Percussion (Track 3),
Organ (Tracks 5,7a,7c,7d),
Synthesiser (Tracks 5,7a,7d),
Electric Piano (Tracks 6,7b)
Backing Vocals (Track 5)
Bass (Track 7c)
Backing Vocals (Track 2)
Guitar (Tracks 1,3,4)
Piano (Track 5)
Vocals (Track 7a)
Organ (Track 5),
Electric Piano (Tracks 7b,7d)
Guitar (Track 4)
Bass (Tracks 1-3,5,7d)
Organ (Track 7d)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3)
Guitar (Tracks 1-3,5,7a,7d)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3)

Rupert Hine

6) JUNE 1, 1974

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

9.

Driving Me Backwards (Eno)
Baby's On Fire (Eno)
Heartbreak Hotel (John Cale)
The End (Nico)

May I? (Kevin Ayers)
Shouting In A Bucket Blues (Kevin Ayers)
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes (Kevin Ayers)
Everybody's Sometime And Some People's All The Time Blues (Kevin Ayers)
Two Goes Into Four (Kevin Ayers)






Kevin Ayers

John Cale

Doreen Chanter
Irene Chanter
Brian Eno

Ollie Halsall


Archie Leggatt
Nico
Mike Oldfield
Rabbit

Eddie Sparrow

Liza Strike
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Bass (Tracks 1,2), Vocals (Tracks 5-9), Guitar (Tracks 5-9)
Vocals (Track 3), Viola (Tracks 1,9),
Piano (Track 2)
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Vocals (Tracks 1,2),
Synthesiser (Tracks 1-4,9)
Guitar (Tracks 1-3,8,9),
Piano (Track 1),
Timpani (Track 9)
Bass (Tracks 1-7,9)
Vocals & Harmonium (Track 4)
Guitar (Tracks 8,9)
Organ (Tracks 1-3,5-9), Electric & Grand Piano (Tracks 5-8)
Bass Drum (Track 1),
Drums (Tracks 2,3,5-8)
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Percussion (Tracks 1-3,5-7,9)

Richard Williams

 

Recorded live at The Rainbow Theatre, London, England on 1 June 1974

7) SWEET DECEIVER

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Observations
Guru Banana
City Waltz
Toujours La Voyage

Sweet Deceiver
Diminished But Not Finished
Circular Letter
Once Upon An Ocean
Farewell Again (Another Dawn)






John Altman
Kevin Ayers




Bias Boshell
Harrison Calloway
Chilli Charles
Ronnie Eades
Ollie Haircut
(aka Ollie Halsall)




Elton John
Jacob Magnusson



The Manor
Charles Rose
Fuzzy Samuels
Freddie Smith

Harvey Thompson

Producer:

Clarinet (Track 2)
Vocals (Tracks 2-9),
Guitar (Tracks 1,5,7-9),
Fuzz Bass (Track 1),
Mandolin (Track 3),
Backing Vocals (Track 8)
Piano (Track 5)
Trumpet (Track 8)
Drums (Track 8)
Saxophone (Track 8)
Vocals (Track 2),
Bass (Tracks 1-5,7,9),
Guitar (Tracks 1,3-6,9),
Mandolin (Track 3), Piano (Track 5),
Vibraphone (Track 9)
Piano (Tracks 2,4,7)
Vocals (Track 1),
Organ (Tracks 1,3,4,8),
Accordion (Track 3),
Clavinet (Track 8)
Chorus (Track 3)
Trombone (Track 8)
Bass (Track 8)
Drums (Tracks 1-5,7,9,
Percussion (Track 9)
Saxophone (Track 8)

Kevin Ayers,
Ollie Haircut (aka Ollie Halsall)

8) ODD DITTIES

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.

Soon, Soon, Soon *
Singing A Song In The Morning
Gemini Child *
Puis-Je?
Butterfly Dance
Stars
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes

Jolie Madame *
Lady Rachel *
Connie On A Rubber Band
Fake Mexican Tourist Blues *
Don't Sing No More Sad Songs *
Take Me To Tahiti
Caribbean Moon

* Previously unreleased






Kevin Ayers
Keith Batchelor
David Bedford
Duncan Browne
Tony Carr
Richard Coughlan
Lol Coxhill
Dave Dufort
Mick Fincher
Ladybirds
Archie Leggett
Mike Oldfield

Barry St John
Bridget St John
Dave Sinclair
Richard Sinclair
Harry Smith
Roy Smith-Field
Eddie Sparrow
Liza Strike
Doris Troy

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Flute (Track 14)
Keyboards (Tracks 1,3-9)
Trumpet (Track 11)
Drums (Track 7)
Drums (Track 2)
Saxophone (Tracks 3-5)
Drums (Tracks 6,8)
Drums (Tracks 3-5)
Vocals (Tracks 1,5,6,8,9)
Bass (Tracks 11-13)
Bass, Guitar,
Vocals (Tracks 3-6,8)
Vocals (Track 12)
Vocals (Track 8)
Keyboards (Track 2)
Bass (Track 2)
Piccolo Flute (Track 14)
Piccolo Flute (Track 14)
Percussion (Tracks 11-14)
Vocals (Track 12)
Vocals (Track 12)

Kevin Ayers,
Peter Jenner (Tracks 1-6),
Malcolm Jones (Track 2),
Andrew King (Tracks 7-14)

9) YES WE HAVE NO MAÑANAS - SO GET YOUR MAÑANAS TODAY

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Star
Mr Cool
The Owl
Love's Gonna Turn You Around
Falling In Love Again

Help Me
Ballad Of Mr Snake
Everyone Knows The Song
Yes I Do
Blue






Kevin Ayers
BJ Cole
Mick Feat
Ollie Halsall
Billy Livsey
Charlie McCracken
Zoot Money
Tony Newman
Roger Pope
Andy Roberts
Nick Rowley

Roger Saunders
Rob Townsend
Rick Wills

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Pedal Steel Guitar (Tracks 3,5)
Bass (Track 8)
Guitar (Tracks 1-4,6-8,10)
Keyboards (Tracks 1-4,7,10)
Bass (Tracks 1-5,7,10)
Keyboards (Track 6)
Drums (Track 6)
Drums (Track 8)
Guitar (Track 8)
Keyboards (Track 8),
Piano (Track 9)
Guitar (Tracks 1-5,7,10)
Drums (Tracks 1-5,7,10)
Bass (Track 6)

Kevin Ayers, Muff Winwood

10) RAINBOW TAKEAWAY

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Blaming It All On Love
Ballad Of A Salesman Who Sold Himself
A View From The Mountain
Rainbow Takeaway

Waltz For You
Beware Of The Dog II
Strange Song
Goodnight Goodnight
Hat Song






Kevin Ayers
Barry DeSouza
Ollie Halsall
Billy Livsey
Charles McCracken
Anthony Moore
Graham Preskett
Rob Townsend

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Keyboards
Bass, Guitar
Keyboards
Violin
Drums

Kevin Ayers, Anthony Moore

11) THAT'S WHAT YOU GET BABE

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

That's What You Get
Where Do I Go from Here?
You Never Outrun Your Heart
Given And Taken
Idiots

Super Salesman
Money, Money, Money
Miss Hanaga
I'm So Tired
Where Do The Stars End






Kevin Ayers

Mo Foster
Liam Genockey

Ollie Halsall


Roy Jones


Neil Lancaster
Trevor Murrell



Graham Preskett









Claire Torry
Geoff Whitehorn
Hans Zimmer

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar (Track 7),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3,6,9)
Bass (Tracks 1-6,9,10)
Drums (Tracks 1-7,9,10),
Wind Noise (Track 10)
Guitar (Tracks 1-3,5-10),
Bass (Track 7),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1-3,5-7,9)
Congas & Vibraslap (Tracks 1,2),
Shaker (Tracks 1,6), Ching (Track 1),
Tambourine (Tracks 1,8)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3,7,8,10)
Shaker & Guiro (Track 3),
Drums (Track 8), Bloc (Track 10),
Tambourine (Track 10),
Bell Tree (Track 10)
String Machine (Tracks 1,2,4,6,10),
Electric Piano (Tracks 1,3,5-8,10),
Synthesiser (Tracks 1,7-9),
Guitar (Tracks 1,4,7,9,10),
Piano (Tracks 2,4,5,7-9),
Bottles (Track 3), Organ (Track 4),
Violin (Tracks 4,6-8), Banjo (Track 7),
Mandolin (Tracks 7,8),
Bass (Track 8),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3,4,6-10)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,3,7,8,10)
Guitar (Track 2)
Programming

Graham Preskett

12) DIAMOND JACK AND THE QUEEN OF PAIN

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Madame Butterfly
Lay Lady Lay
Who's Still Crazy
You Keep Me Hanging On
You Are A Big Girl

Steppin' Out
My Speeding Heart
Howlin' Man
Give A Little Bit
Champagne And Valium


Kevin Ayers
Manolo Aguilar
Javier De Juan
Zanna Gregmar
Ollie Halsall
Joaquín Montoya
Carlos García Vaso

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Bass
Drums
Backing Vocals
Guitar, Backing Vocals
Keyboards
Guitar, Keyboards

Kevin Ayers

13) DEJÀ... VU

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

Champagne And Valium
Thank God For A Sense Of Humour
Take It Easy
Stop Playing With My Heart (You Are A Big Girl)

My Speeding Heart
Lay Lady Lay
Stop Playing With My Heart II
Be Aware Of The Dog


Kevin Ayers
Joan Bibiloni
Miguel Figuerola
Zanna Gremar
Ollie Halsall
Daniel Lagarde
Linda Novit
Jorge Pardo
Quique Villafania

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Guitar
Drums
Keyboards, Backing Vocals
Drums
Bass
Backing Vocals
Saxophone
Drums

Kevin Ayers, Joan Bibiloni

14) AS CLOSE AS YOU THINK

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.

Steppin' Out
Fool After Midnight
Wish I Could Fall
Only Heaven Knows
Too Old To Die Young

The Howlin' Man
Never My Baby
Budget Tours, Part One
Budget Tours, Part Two


Kevin Ayers
Pat Crumley
Ollie Halsall
Poli Palmer

Producer:

Guitar, Vocals
Saxophone, Flute
Vocals (Track 7), Guitar, Voices
Fairlight Programming

Ollie Halsall

15) FALLING UP

1.
2.
3.
4.

5.
6.
7.
8.

Saturday Night (In Deya)
Flying Start
The Best We Have
Another Rolling Stone

Do You Believe
That's What We Did
Night Fighters
Am I Really Marcel?






Kevin Ayers
Charles J Beale
Andrea Bronston
Chuck "C' Note" Brown
Luis Dulzaides
Marcelo C Fuentes
Ollie Halsall

Miguel Herrero
Mary Jameson
Ñete
Patt Patterson
Javier Paxariño
El Reverendo
Pablo Salinas
Tony Vázquez

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals
Backing Vocals

Congas
Bass
Keyboards, Drums, Bass,
Backing Vocals
Guitar
Backing Vocals
Drums
Backing Vocals
Soprano Saxophone
Organ
Piano
Drums, Bongos

Colin Fairley

16) STILL LIFE WITH GUITAR

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

Feeling This Way
Something In Between
Thank You Very Much
There Goes Johnny
Ghost Train

I Don't Depend On You
When Your Parents Go To Sleep
MI6
Don't Blame Them
Irene Goodnight

LP


CD




Kevin Armstrong
Kevin Ayers
Stuart Bruce
Simon Clarke
BJ Cole
Ben Darlow
Roy Dodds
Simon Edwards
Ollie Halsall
Gavin Harrison
Graham Henderson
Richard Lee
Steve Monti
Anthony Moore
Mark E Nevin
Mike Oldfield
Danny Thompson

Producer:

Guitar
Vocals, Guitar, Dobro
Guitar, Backing Vocals
Organ
Pedal Steel Guitar
Backing Vocals
Drums
Guitaron
Guitar, Vibraphone
Drums
Piano, Accordion
Double Bass
Drums
Synthesiser, Keyboards
Guitar
Guitar
Double Bass

Kevin Ayers, David Vatch

17) BBC RADIO 1 LIVE IN CONCERT

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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.

Lady Rachel
May I?
Clarence In Wonderland
Whatevershebringswesing
There Is Loving
Margaret
Colores Para Dolores
All This Crazy Gift Of Time
Why Are We Sleeping?






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Lol Coxhill
Dave Dufort
Mike Oldfield

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar, Bass
Keyboards
Saxophone
Drums
Guitar, Bass

 

Recorded live at the Paris Theatre, London, England on 6 January 1972 and broadcast 15 January 1972 (see album 20)

18) SINGING THE BRUISE: BBC SESSIONS 1970-1972

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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

Why Are We Sleeping
Hat Song
Gemini Child
Lady Rachel
Derby Day
Interview
We Did It Again
Oyster And The Flying Fish
Butterfly Dance
Whatevershebringswesing
Falling In Love Again
Queen Thing






Kevin Ayers

David Bedford
Lol Coxhill
Elton Dean
Lyn Dobson
Nick Evans
Mick Fincher
Hugh Hopper
Archie Leggett
Mike Oldfield
Mike Ratledge
Robert Wyatt


Producer:

Vocals, Bass (Track 1),
Guitar (Tracks 2-12)
Piano (Tracks 1,3-7)
Soprano Saxophone (Tracks 1,3-7)
Alto Sax (Track 1)
Flute (Track 1)
Trombone (Track 1)
Drums (Tracks 3-7)
Bass (Track 1)
Bass, Vocals (Tracks 8-12)
Bass (Tracks 3-7)
Organ (Track 1)
Drums, Backing Vocals,
Trumpet (Track 2)

 

Recorded for the BBC:
Tracks 1-2: for Top Gear on 10 February 1970
Tracks 3-4: for Alan Black show on 20 May 1970
Tracks 5-7: for Top Gear on 9 June 1970
Tracks 8-12: for Bob Harris show on 17 May 1972

19) THE GARDEN OF LOVE

1.

The Garden Of Love






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford

Lol Coxhill
Mike Oldfield
Six Beautiful Girls
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Organ, Swanee Whistle,
Bird Warblers
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone
Guitar
Performer
Drums

 

Recorded live at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England on 26 September 1970

20) TOO OLD TO DIE YOUNG

 
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3.
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6.
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9.

 
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.

CD One
Lady Rachel
May I?
Clarence In Wonderland
Whatevershebringswesing
There Is Loving
Margaret
Colores Para Dolores
Crazy Gift Of Time
Why Are We Sleeping

CD Two
Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought of You
Observations
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Interview
Farewell Again (Another Dawn)
Shouting In A Bucket Blues
If You Want To Be A Star
Love's Gonna Turn You Around
Mr Cool
Ballad Of Mr Snake
Blue






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Lol Coxhill
Dave Dufort
Bill Evans
Ollie Halsall
Charlie McCracken
Zoot Money
Tony Newman
Mike Oldfield
Andy Summers
Rob Townsend
Rick Wills

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards (Tracks 1-9)
Saxophone (Tracks 1-9)
Drums (Tracks 1-9)
Flute (Tracks 15-20)
Guitar (Tracks 10-14)
Bass (Tracks 15-20)
Keyboards (Tracks 10-20)
Drums (Tracks 10-14)
Guitar, Bass (Tracks 1-9)
Guitar (Tracks 15-20)
Drums (Tracks 15-20)
Bass (Tracks 10-14)

Jeff Griffin

 

Live recordings for BBC Radio 1 In Concert:
Tracks 1-9: at The Paris Theatre, London, England on 6 January 1972 and transmitted on 15 January 1972 (see album 17)
Tracks 10-14: on 27 March 1975 and transmitted on 19 April 1975
Tracks 15-20: on 30 September 1976 and transmitted on 23 October 1976

21) BANANA FOLLIES

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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.

Introduction
(Don't Sing No More) Sad Songs
Pretty Little Girl
Two Little Pigeons
Murder In The Air
'Orrible Orange
Whatevershebringswesing
Take Me To Tahiti
O Wot A Dream
Ball Bearing Blues
Fake Mexican Tourist Blues
Interview
You Say You Like My Hat
Falling In Love Again
The End






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Johnny Clifford
Lol Coxhill
Archie Leggett
George Wilson

Producer:

Performer
Performer
Performer
Performer
Performer
Performer

Jeff Griffin

 

Recorded live for BBC Radio 1 In Concert on 20 September 1972 and transmitted on 10 October 1972

22) TURN THE LIGHTS DOWN

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There Goes Johnny
See You Later
Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought Of You
When Your Parents Go To Sleep
Lady Rachel
Super Salesman
Am I Really Marcel?
Everybody's Sometime And Some
People's All The Time Blues
Beware Of The Dog II
Ballad Of Mr Snake
May I?
Why Are We Sleeping?
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes






Kevin Ayers
Carl Bowry
Andy Delamere
Andy Frizell
Simon James

Martin Smith

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Guitar, Vocals
Drums, Vocals
Bass, Vocals
Vocals, Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Keyboards
Trumpet, Horn, Vocals

 

Recorded live at the Waterman’s Arts Centre, Brentford, London, England on 10 March 1995

23) THE BBC SESSIONS 1970-1976

 
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CD One
Clarence In Wonderland
Stop This Train
Why Are We Sleeping
You Say You Like My Hat
Gemini Chile
Lady Rachel
Shooting At The Moon
Derby Day
The Interview
We Did It Again/Murder In The Air
Lunatic's Lament
Oyster And The Flying Fish
Butterfly Dance
Whatevershebringswesing
Falling In Love Again
Queen Thing

CD Two
Interview
Oh What A Dream
Shouting In A Bucket Blues
Another Whimsical Song
Lady Rachel
Stop This Train
Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought Of You
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Mr Cool
Love's Gonna Turn You Round
Star
Ballad Of Mr Snake






Kevin Ayers

David Bedford
Lol Coxhill

Elton Dean
Lyn Dobson
Nick Evans
Nick Fincher
Ollie Halsall
Hugh Hopper
Archie Legget
Charlie McCracken
Zoot Money

Mike Oldfield
Rabbit
Mike Ratledge
Freddie Smith
Andy Summers
Rob Townsend
Robert Wyatt


Producer:

Vocals, Guitar,
Bass (Tracks 1-4,8-11)
Piano (Tracks 1-4,8-11)
Soprano Saxophone (Tracks 1-4),
Saxophone (Tracks 8-11)
Alto Saxophone (Tracks 1-4)
Flute (Tracks 1-4)
Trombone (Tracks 1-4)
Drums (Tracks 8-11)
Guitar (Tracks 20-23)
Bass (Tracks 1-4)
Bass (Tracks 20-23)
Bass (Tracks 25-28)
Keyboards & Backing Vocals
(Tracks 25-28)
Bass (Tracks 8-11)
Keyboards (Tracks 20-23)
Organ (Tracks 1-4)
Drums (Tracks 20-23)
Guitar (Tracks 25-28)
Drums (Tracks 25-28)
Drums, Bass & Vocals
(all Tracks 1-4)

Bernie Andrews (Track 24),
Jeff Griffin (Tracks 12-16,25-28),
Peter Harwood (Tracks 5-7),
Pete Ritzema (Tracks 17-23),
John Walters (Tracks 1-4,8-11)

 

BBC recordings for:
Tracks 1-4: Top Gear at Studio 4, Maida Vale, Middlesex, England on 10 February 1970 and transmitted on 28 February 1970
Tracks 5-7: Alan Black on 20 May 1970
Tracks 8-11: Top Gear at Studio 4, Maida Vale, Middlesex, England on 9 June 1970 and transmitted on 11 July 1970
Tracks 12-16: Bob Harris on 17 May 1972
Tracks 17-19: Bob Harris on 11 April 1973
Tracks 20-23: John Peel at Langham Studio 1, London, England on 9 July 1974 and transmitted on 30 July 1974
Track 24: Rock On on 11 November 1974
Tracks 25-28: John Peel at Studio 4, Maida Vale, Middlesex, England on 13 July 1976 and transmitted on 22 July 1976

24) THE UNFAIRGROUND

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Only Heaven Knows
Cold Shoulder
Walk On Water
Friends And Strangers
Shine A Light
Wide Awake
Baby Come Home
Brainstorm
Unfairground
Run Run Run






Kevin Ayers
Jeff Baron

Norman Blake

Euros Childs
San Fadyl


Gus Franklin
Graham Henderson
Hugh Hopper
Isobel Knowles
Julian Koster
Francis MacDonald
Phil Manzanera
Daisy Martey
Joe McGinty
Dave McGowan
Heather McIntosh


Robbie McIntosh

Peter Nicholson
Gary Olson

Candie Payne
Frank Reader
Luca Santucci (Leila)
Tara Shackell
Bridget St John

Kellie Sutherland
Bill Wells




Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Guitar (Tracks 2,3,6,8,10),
Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Guitar (Track 6),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3-6,10)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 3-6,10)
Drums (Tracks 1-3,5,8,10),
Percussion (Track 7),
Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Brass (Tracks 1,5,6)
Accordion (Tracks 7,9)
Bass (Track 9)
Brass (Tracks 1,5,6)
Singing Saw (Tracks 2,8)
Drums (Tracks 4,6,9)
Guitar (Tracks 4,6,8)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,5,6,10)
Keyboards (Tracks 1-8,10)
Pedal Steel Guitar (Tracks 4,6)
Bass (Tracks 1,3,5,7,8),
Cello (Track 7),
Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Guitar (Tracks 5,6,7),
Ukulele (Track 7)
Cello (Track 9)
Trumpet (Tracks 1-3,5-7,10),
Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,10)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 1,5,6,10)
Backing Vocals (Track 10)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,10)
Brass (Tracks 1,5,6)
Vocals (Track 7),
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Brass (Tracks 1,5,6)
Bass (Tracks 2,4,6,10)
The Wyattron (Track 2)
Tucson Philharmonia String Section (Track 2-4,6,8)

Kevin Ayers, Peter Henderson,
Gary Olson

25) WHAT MORE CAN I SAY...

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Unfinished
This Song Isn't Called Anything
Crystal Clear
Crying
Clarence In Oyster Land
Dreaming Doctor
What More Can Anyone Say...






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Archie Legget
Mike Oldfield
Eddie Sparrow

Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Voice, Guitar, Piano, Organ (Track 6)
Organ (Tracks 4,5)
Bass (Track 3)
Bass (Track 4)
Percussion (Track 3),
Drums (Track 5)
Drums (Track 4)

Miki Dandy, Michael King

 

Home demos

26) SONGS FOR INSANE TIMES 1969-1980

 
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CD One
Town Feeling
Song For Insane Times
Girl On A Swing
Lady Rachel
Stop This Train (Again Doing It)
Eleanor's Cake (Which Ate Her)
Religious Experience
(Singing A Song In The Morning)
Soon Soon Soon
Rheinhardt And Geraldine/Colores Para Dolores
May I
Clarence In Wonderland
Oyster And Flying Fish
Shooting At The Moon
Butterfly Dance
Gemini Child
Stars
There Is Loving/Among Us/There is Loving

CD Two
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes [early mix]
Song From The Bottom Of A Well
Oh My
Margaret
Whatevershebringswesing
Decadence
Oh Wot A Dream
Don't Let It Get You Down
Interview
Caribbean Moon
Up Song
Confessions Of Doctor Dream:
Irreversible Neural Damage
It Begins With A Blessing/Once I Awakened/
But It Ends With A Curse
See You Later
Ballbearing Blues






 
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CD Three
After The Show
Thank You Very Much
Observations
Toujours La Voyage
Diminished But Not Finished
Farewell Again (Another Dawn)
Yes I Do
Love's Gonna Turn You Round
Ballad Of Mr Snake
Blue
Ballad Of A Salesman Who Sold Himself
View From The Mountain
Beware Of The Dog II
Hat Song
Money Money Money
Super Salesman
Where Do The Stars End

CD Four - live
Banana Introduction
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Interview
Whatevershebringswesing
Oh Wot A Dream
Shouting In A Bucket Blues
Caribbean Moon
Don't Let It Get You Down
We Did It Again
Why Are We Sleeping
After The Show

 

CD Four: recorded live at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, England on 25 May 1973

27) HYDE PARK FREE CONCERT 1970

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Clarence In Wonderland
Red Green And You Blue
May I?
Hat Song
Did It Again
Why Are We Sleeping






Kevin Ayers
David Bedford
Lol Coxhill

Mike Oldfield
Robert Wyatt

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar
Electric Piano, Organ
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone,
Slide Whistle, Percussion
Bass
Drums

Michael King

 

Recorded live at The Free Festival in Hyde Park, London, England on 17 July 1970

28) ALIVE IN CALIFORNIA

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May I
Didn't Feel Lonely 'Til I Thought Of You
Lady Rachel
I Don't Depend On You
When Your Parents Go To Sleep
Shouting In A Bucket Blues
Everyboy's Sometime And Some
People All The Time Blues
See You Later
Ghost Train
Mr Cool
Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Blaming It All On Love
Why Are We Sleeping
Thank You Very Much
Hat Song






John Altman
Kevin Ayers
Bret Bailey
Richard Derrick
Brad Dutz
Lauran Gangl
Vinny Golia


Kevin Keller
Victor Manning
Pete Novembre
Charles Pagano
Ken Rosser
John Talley-Jones
Chris Wabich

Producer:

Alto Saxophone (Tracks 1-3)
Vocals, Guitar
Drums (Tracks 5,6)
Bass (Tracks 1-3,7-14)
Percussion (Tracks 7-14)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 7-14)
Flute (Tracks 1-3,7-14),
Tenor Saxophone (Tracks 1-3,7-14),
Soprano Saxophone (Tracks 7-14)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 7-14)
Guitar & Backing Vocals (Tracks 5,6)
Bass (Tracks 5,6)
Percussion (Tracks 1-3)
Guitar (Tracks 1-3,7-14)
Backing Vocals (Tracks 7-14)
Drums (Tracks 1-3,7-14)

Richard Derrick

 

Recorded live at:
Tracks 1-3: The Knitting Factory, Hollywood, California, USA on 8 September 2000
Tracks 4,15: Thai Bistro, Los Angeles, California, USA on 4 December 1993
Tracks 5,6: Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA on 9 September 2000
Tracks 7-14: The Gig, Los Angeles, California, USA on 29 May 1998