Kevin Ayers The BBC Sessions 1970-1976 (2-CD)

The BBC Sessions 1970-1976 (2-CD)
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Item:  HUX 73
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: October 31, 2005
  • Label: Hux Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Clarence in Wonderland
  • 2.Stop This Train
  • 3.Why Are We Sleeping
  • 4.You Say You Like My Hat
  • 5.Gemini Chile
  • 6.Lady Rachel
  • 7.Shooting at the Moon
  • 8.Derby Day
  • 9.The Interview
  • 10.We Did It Again / Murder In The Air
  • 11.Lunatic's Lament
  • 12.Oyster and the Flying Fish
  • 13.Butterfly Dance
  • 14.Whatevershebringswesing
  • 15.Falling in Love Again
  • 16.Queen Thing
  • 17.Star

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Interview
  • 2.Oh What a Dream
  • 3.Shouting in a Bucket Blues
  • 4.Another Whimsical Song
  • 5.Lady Rachel
  • 6.Stop This Train
  • 7.Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought of You
  • 8.Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes
  • 9.Mr. Cool
  • 10.Love's Gonna Turn You Round
  • 11.Star
  • 12.Ballad of Mr. Snake

Product Description:

Personnel: Kevin Ayers (vocals, guitars); Ollie Halsall, Andy Summers (guitar); Lol Coxhill (saxophone); John "Rabbit" Bundrick (keyboards); Archie Legget (electric bass); Fred Smith (drums).
A willfully eccentric artist, British singer/songwriter Kevin Ayers recorded a number of solo sessions for the BBC after his departure from the pioneering psychedelic jazz-rock act Soft Machine. In fact, Ayer's former bandmates, most notably Robert Wyatt, play on some of the madcap tracks on this excellent two-disc set, including the dreamy "Why Are We Sleeping" and the supremely silly "You Say You Like My Hat." Although they are mainly geared toward Ayers diehards, these BBC SESSIONS also provide a good introduction to the performer's quirky aesthetic.
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  • UPC: 682970000732
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52/lbs (approx)
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