On May 3, 1981.

Fictitious-sports

On May 3, 1981, “Harvest” label released “Nick Mason’s Fictitious Sports”, the debut Nick Mason solo album. It was recorded in October 1979,, at “Grog Kill Studios” in New York City and was produced by Carla Bley and Nick Mason.

Personnel:

  • Nick Mason– drums, percussion,  assistant recording engineer
  • Carla Bley– keyboards
  • Robert Wyatt– vocals
  • Karen Kraft– lead vocal, duet vocal, backing vocals
  • Chris Spedding– guitars
  • Steve Swallow– bass guitar
  • Michael Mantler– trumpets, recording engineer
  • Gary Windo– tenor, bass clarinet, flute, additional voices
  • Gary Valente– trombones, additional voices
  • Howard Johnson– tuba
  • Terry Adams– piano, harmonica, clavinet
  • Carlos Ward– additional voices
  • Sharpe – additional voices
  • Vincent Chancey– additional voices
  • Earl McIntyre – additional voices
  • James Guthrie– mixing engineer
  • Hipgnosis & Geoff Halpin – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Carla Bley.

  1. Can’t Get My Motor to Start
  2. I Was Wrong
  3. Siam
  4. Hot River
  5. Boo To You Too
  6. Do Ya?
  7. Wervin’
  8. I’m a Mineralis

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