On May 3, 1981.


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.


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