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In May 1974.

In May 1974, “Virgin” label released the second, self-titled Slapp Happy album (also known as Casablanca Moon). It was recorded in 1974, at “The Manor” in Oxfordshire, and was produced by Steve Morse, Dagmar Krause, Anthony Moore and Peter Blegvad.

Personnel:

  • Dagmar Krause –lead vocals
  • Peter Blegvad– second vocals, guitar
  • Anthony Moore– keyboards
  • Marc Singer – drums
  • Dave Wintour– bass guitar
  • Graham Preskett – violin, mandolin
  • Roger Wootton – backing vocals
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums, congas, whistles
  • Jean Hervé Peron – bass guitar
  • Clare Deniz – cello
  • Nick Worters – double bass
  • Jeremy Baines –sausage bassoon
  • Andy Leggett – jugs
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet
  • Geoff Leigh– saxophones
  • Keshave Sathe – tablas, tamboura
  • Simon Heyworth – mixer, engineer
  • Steve Taylor – mixer, engineer
  • David Larcher – cover photograph
  • Carol Aitken – cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Anthony Moore and Peter Blegvad, except where noted.

  1. Casablanca Moon
  2. Me and Parvati
  3. Half Way There – Peter Blegvad
  4. Michelangelo
  5. Dawn
  6. Rainbow – Peter Blegvad
  7. The Secret
  8. A Little Something – Peter Blegvad
  9. The Drum
  10. Haiku
  11. Slow Moon’s Rose – Anthony Moore

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

 

On June 28, 1974.

June 1-1974

On June 28, 1974, “Island” label released “June 1, 1974”, live album by Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Brian Eno and Nico. It was recorded 1 June 1974, at “Rainbow Theatre” in London, and was produced by Richard Williams.The cover photograph was by Mick Rock.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Ayers– vocals, guitar, bass guitar
  • Brian Eno– vocals, synthesizer
  • John Cale– vocals, piano, viola
  • Nico– vocals, harmonium
  • Mike Oldfield– lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ollie Halsall– piano, guitar, lead guitar, acoustic guitar
  • John “Rabbit” Bundrick– organ , organ, piano, electric piano
  • Robert Wyatt– percussion
  • Doreen Chanter– backing vocals
  • Archie Leggatt – bass guitar
  • Eddie Sparrow – drums , bass drum, tympani
  • Liza Strike – backing vocals
  • Irene Chanter – backing vocals
  • John Wood– engineer
  • Phil Ault – assistant engineer
  • Ray Doyle – assistant engineer
  • Ian Tilbury – concert presenter

Track listing:

  1. Driving Me Backwards – Brian Eno
  2. Baby’s on Fire – Brian Eno
  3. Heartbreak Hotel – Mae Boren Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley
  4. The End – John Densmore, Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison
  5. May I? – Kevin Ayers
  6. Shouting in a Bucket Blues – Kevin Ayers
  7. Stranger in Blue Suede Shoes – Kevin Ayers
  8. Everybody’s Sometime and Some People’s All the Time Blues – Kevin Ayers
  9. Two Goes into Four – Kevin Ayers