On October 21, 1975.

Mike Oldfield Ommadawn

On October 21, 1975, “Virgin” label released “Ommadawn” the third Mike Oldfield studio album. It was recorded January – September 1975, and was produced by Mike Oldfield.


  • Mike Oldfield – vocals, guitars, bass, banjo, bouzouki, bodhrán, electronic organs, glockenspiel, harp, mandolin, percussion, tubular bells, piano, spinet, synthesizer
  • Jabula(Julian Bahula, Ernest Mothle, Lucky Ranku, Eddie Tatane) – African drums
  • Herbie – Northumbrian bagpipes
  • Don Blakeson– trumpet
  • The Hereford City Band – brass
  • Leslie Penning – conductor
  • Pierre Moerlen– timpani
  • Paddy Moloney– uilleann pipes
  • William Murray– percussion
  • Sally Oldfield– vocals
  • Terry Oldfield– panpipes
  • Leslie Penning– recorders
  • “The Penrhos Kids” (Abigail, Briony, Ivan and Jason Griffiths) – vocals
  • Clodagh Simonds– vocals
  • Bridget St John– vocals
  • David Strange– cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Oldfield, except where noted.

  1. Ommadawn, Part One
  2. Ommadawn, Part Two
  3. On Horseback

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