Tag Archives: David Bedford

In October 1970.

In October 1970, “Harvest” label released “Shooting at the Moon”, the second Kevin Ayers album. It was recorded April – September 1970, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers – guitar, bass, vocals
  • David Bedford – organ, piano, accordion, marimbaphone, guitar
  • Lol Coxhill – saxophone, zoblophone
  • Mike Oldfield – bass, guitar and vocal
  • Mick Fincher – drums, percussion, bottles, ashtrays
  • The Whole World Chorus – backing vocals
  • Bridget St. John – vocals
  • Robert Wyatt – vocals
  • Peter Mews – engineer
  • Tom Fu – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers

  1. May I?
  2. Rheinhardt & Geraldine/Colores Para Dolores
  3. Lunatics Lament
  4. Pisser Dans un Violon
  5. The Oyster and the Flying Fish
  6. Underwater
  7. Clarence in Wonderland
  8. Red Green and You Blue
  9. Shooting at the Moon

 

Advertisements

In June 1976.

In June 1976, “Harvest” label released “Yes We Have No Mañanas (So Get Your Mañanas Today)”, the seventh Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded in 1976, at “Basing Street Studios” in London, and was produced by Muff Winwood.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers- guitar, vocals
  • Billy Livsey– keyboards
  • Charlie McCracken – bass
  • J. Cole- steel guitar
  • Tony Newman- drums
  • Roger Pope – drums
  • Rick Wills- bass
  • Zoot Money- keyboards
  • Andy Roberts – guitar,
  • Nick Rowley – keyboards
  • Ollie Halsall– guitar
  • Rob Townsend- drums, percussion
  • Roger Saunders – guitar
  • Mickey Feat – bass
  • Pip Williams, David Bedford- arranger

Track listing:

  1. Star– Kevin Ayers
  2. Mr Cool – Kevin Ayers
  3. The Owl – Kevin Ayers
  4. Love’s Gonna Turn You Round – Kevin Ayers
  5. Falling In Love Again- Connelly , Hollander
  6. Help Me – Kevin Ayers
  7. Ballad Of Mr Snake – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everyone Knows The Song– Kevin Ayers
  9. Yes I Do – Kevin Ayers
  10. Blue – Kevin Ayers

In May 1990.

In May 1990, “Utility Records” label released “The Internationale”, the fifth Billy Brag studio album (seven tracks EP). It was recorded January–March 1990, at “Gateway Studios”, “Cathouse Studio” and “Pier House Studio”, and was produced by Grant Showbiz, Kenny Jones and Wiggy.

Personnel:

  • Billy Bragg – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals
  • Cara Tivey– piano, vocals, shakuhachi
  • Lorraine Bowen– clarinet, soprano recorder, piano, accordion, organ
  • The Christie Tyler Cory Band –brass
  • Côr Cochion Caerdydd – vocals
  • Marc Duff –whistles
  • Jim Sutherland –bodhran, percussion
  • Dick Gaughan– vocals
  • Wiggy – bass guitar, vocals, compiled by
  • Charlie Llewellin – drum,cymbal
  • Grant Showbiz– vocals
  • David Bedford– arrangement, conducting
  • Charlie Llewellin –engineer
  • Derek Bolland – engineer
  • Peter Haigh – engineer
  • Step Parikian – engineer

Track listing:

  1. The Internationale – Pierre De Geyter,Billy Bragg
  2. I Dreamed I SawPhil Ochs Last Night – Earl Robinson, Billy Bragg
  3. The Marching Song of the Covert Battalions – Billy Bragg
  4. Blake’sJerusalem – William Blake, Hubert Parry
  5. Nicaragua Nicaraguita – Carlos Mejía Godoy
  6. The Red Flag – Jim Connell, traditional
  7. My Youngest Son Came Home Today – Eric Bogle

In May 1973.

In May 1973, “Harvest” label released “Bananamour”, the fourth Kevin Ayers studio album. It was recorded September-October 1972, at “Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by Kevin Ayers and Andrew King.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers- guitar, vocals
  • Archie Legget – bass, harmony and lead vocals
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums
  • Steve Hillage- leead guitar
  • Mike Ratledge- organ
  • Robert Wyatt- harmony vocal
  • David Bedford- orchestral arrangement
  • Howie Casey- tenor saxophone
  • Dave Caswell – trumpet
  • Tristan Fry- cymbal
  • Lyle Jenkins – baritone saxophone
  • Ronnie Price – piano
  • Barry St. John- vocals
  • Liza Strike – vocals
  • Doris Troy- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Kevin Ayers

  1. Don’t Let It Get You Down (For Rachel)
  2. Shouting in a Bucket Blues
  3. When Your Parents Go to Sleep
  4. Interview
  5. Internotional Anthem
  6. Decadence
  7. Oh! Wot A Dream
  8. Hymn
  9. Beware of the Dog

 

In May 1970.

In May 1970, “Harvest” label released the third, self-titled Edgar Broughton Band album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Peter Jenner.

Personnel:

  • Edgar Broughton – vocals, guitar
  • Arthur Grant – bass guitar, vocals
  • Steve Broughton – drums, vocals
  • Victor Unitt – guitar, harmonica, piano, organ, vocals
  • The Ladybirds– vocals
  • Johnny van Derek – violin
  • Harold Fatt – vocals
  • Mike Oldfield– mandolin
  • David Bedford– piano
  • Peter Mew– engineer
  • David Bedford – arranger (cellos & brass)

Track listing:

  1. Evening Over Rooftops – Robert Edgar Broughton, Victor Unitt
  2. The Birth – Robert Edgar Broughton
  3. Piece of My Own – Robert Edgar Broughton
  4. Poppy – Robert Edgar Broughton
  5. Don’t Even Know Which Day It Is – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Victor Unitt
  6. House of Turnabout – Robert Edgar Broughton
  7. Madhatter – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Victor Unitt
  8. Getting Hard/What Is a Woman For? – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt
  9. Thinking of You – Steve Broughton, Victor Unitt
  10. For Doctor Spock Parts 1 & 2 – Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton, Arthur Grant, Victor Unitt

In April 1975.

In April 1975, “Island” label released “The Snow Goose”, the third Camel studio  album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Island Studios” and “Decca Studios” London, and was produced by David Hitchcock. The album concept and title was based on Paul Gallico’s novella The Snow Goose. In 2014, the album was ranked at number 31 in the list “Top 100 Prog Albums of All Time” by readers of “Prog” magazine.

Personnel:

  • Andrew Latimer– electric, acoustic and slide guitars, flute, vocals
  • Peter Bardens– organ, electric piano, acoustic piano, pipe organ, Minimoog, ARP Odyssey
  • Doug Ferguson – bass, duffle coat
  • Andy Ward– drums, vibes, percussion
  • David Bedford– orchestral arrangements
  • Rhett Davies– recording engineer
  • Modula – sleeve design

Track listing:

All tracks by Peter Bardens and Andrew Latimer.

  1. The Great Marsh
  2. Rhayader
  3. Rhayader Goes to Town
  4. Sanctuary
  5. Fritha
  6. The Snow Goose
  7. Friendship
  8. Migration
  9. Rhayader Alone
  10. Flight of the Snow Goose
  11. Preparation
  12. Dunkirk
  13. Epitaph
  14. Fritha Alone
  15. La Princesse Perdue
  16. The Great Marsh

On August 5, 1983.

Punch the Clock

On August 5, 1983, “F-Beat” label released “Punch the Clock”, eighth Elvis Costello album, his seventh with the Attractions. It was recorded January – April 1983, and was produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley, assisted by Gavin Greenaway and Colin Fairley. In 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 345 in its list of “The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Costello vocals, guitars, synclavier and casiotone
  • Steve Nieve– piano, emulator, Fairlight CMI, Vox organ, Hammond organ, synclavier
  • Bruce Thomas– electric wal bass guitar
  • Pete Thomas– drums, cymbals
  • Jim Paterson – trombone
  • Jeff Blythe – alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet
  • Paul Speare– tenor saxophone, flute
  • Dave Plews – trumpet
  • Stewart Robson– trumpet & flugelhorn
  • Afrodiziak(Caron Wheeler and Claudia Fontaine) – backing vocals
  • Chet Baker– trumpet
  • David Bedford– string arrangements
  • Morris Pert– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Elvis Costello, except where noted.

  1. Let Them All Talk
  2. Everyday I Write the Book
  3. The Greatest Thing
  4. The Element Within Her
  5. Love Went Mad
  6. Shipbuilding – Clive Langer, Elvis Costello
  7. K.O. (Boxing Day)
  8. Charm School
  9. The Invisible Man
  10. Mouth Almighty
  11. King of Thieves
  12. Pills and Soap
  13. The World and His Wife