Kevin Ayers ‎– Odd Ditties

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Harvest ‎– SHSM 2005
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A1 Soon, Soon, Soon
Arranged By [Cellos], Piano – David BedfordBacking Vocals – The LadybirdsDrums – Whack SkinsVocals, Guitar, Bass – Kevin Ayers
3:22
A2 Singing A Song In The Morning
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsBass – Richard SinclairDrums – Richard CoughlanOrgan – David SinclairVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
2:53
A3 Gemini Child
Bass – Mike OldfieldDrums – Mick FincherOrgan – David BedfordSaxophone – Lol CoxhillVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
3:16
A4 Puis-Je?
Accordion, Piano – David BedfordBass – Mike OldfieldPercussion – Mick FincherSaxophone – Lol CoxhillVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
3:38
A5 Butterfly Dance
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsBass [First Part], Guitar [Second Part] – Mike OldfieldDrums – Mick FincherOrgan – David BedfordSaxophone – Lol CoxhillVocals [First Part], Guitar [First Part], Bass [Second Part] – Kevin Ayers
3:43
A6 Stars
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsDrums – Dave DufortGuitar – Mike OldfieldOrgan – David BedfordVocals, Bass – Kevin Ayers
3:35
A7 Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Drums – Tony CarrPiano – David BedfordVocals, Guitar, Bass – Kevin Ayers
3:23
B1 Jolie Madame
Arranged By [Cor Anglais], Piano – David BedfordVocals – Bridget St. John, Kevin Ayers
2:20
B2 Lady Rachel
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsBass – Mike OldfieldDrums – Dave DufortOrgan, Arranged By [Orchestra] – David BedfordVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
4:45
B3 Connie On A Rubber Band
Accompanied By – Greyhound (4)Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsVocals – Kevin Ayers
2:52
B4 Fake Mexican Tourist Blues
Bass – Archie LeggetPercussion – Eddie SparrowTrumpet – Duncan Brown (4)Vocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
4:35
B5 Don't Sing No More Sad Songs
Backing Vocals – Barry St. John*, Doris Troy, Liza StrikeBass – Archie LeggetPercussion – Eddie SparrowPiano – Ronnie PriceVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
3:25
B6 Take Me To Tahiti
Bass, Harmony Vocals – Archie LeggetDrums – Eddie SparrowVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
3:35
B7 Carribean Moon
Drums – Eddie SparrowFlute – Keith BachelorPiccolo Flute – Harry Smith (2), Roy Smith-FieldVocals, Bass, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
3:00

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Made and printed in Great Britain

A1 : recorded September 1969 during sessions for 'Joy Of A Toy' LP. Planned as a single. Not released
A2 : recorded January 1970. Released as a single 13-4-70. Original title was 'Religious Experience'
A3 : Recorded June 1970 for inclusion on 'Shooting At The Moon' LP. Excluded
A4 : Recorded June 1970. Released as B-side of 'Butterfly Dance' 9-10-70
A5 : Recorded June 1970. Released as a single 9-10-70
A6 : Recorded September 1970. Released as B-side of 'Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes' 27-8-71
A7 : Recorded September 1970. Released as a single 27-8-71

B1 : Recorded November 1971 for inclusion on 'Whatervershebringswesing' LP. Omitted.
B2 : Recorded February 1972 for release as a single. Did not appear.
B3 : Recorded May 1972 as possible single. Released as B-side of 'Oh Wot A Dream' 10-11-72
B4 : Recorded September 1972 for inclusion on 'Bananamour' LP. Eliminated.
B5 : Recorded September 1972 for inclusion on 'Bananamour' LP. Removed.
B6 : Recorded September 1972 for inclusion on 'Bananamour' LP. Shelved, but subsequently released as B-side of 'Caribbean Moon' 19-4-73
B7 : Recorded March 1973. Released as single 19-4-73

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (stamped, side A): SHSM 2005 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (stamped, side B): SHSM 2005 B-2
  • Other (number on top right corner of back cover, under the cat#): OC 054 ° 05954

Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EMS-80727 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties(LP, Comp) EMI EMS-80727 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
TOCP-71555 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties(CD, Comp, RE, RM) EMI, Harvest TOCP-71555 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
FDR 025 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Five Dolar Records FDR 025 UK 2000 Sell This Version
WPCR-15528 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties(CD, Comp, RE, RM, Mono, SHM) Parlophone WPCR-15528 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
5C 038-05954 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties(LP, Comp) Harvest 5C 038-05954 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version

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