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Chorus [Girlie Chorus] – Mundy Ellis, Sally OldfieldChorus [Nasal Chorus] – Nasal ChoirDouble Bass [String Basses] – Lindsay Cooper (2)Flute [Flutes] – Jon FieldGrand Piano, Glockenspiel [Glokenspiel], Organ [Farfisa, Lowrey], Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electronics [Taped Motor Drive Amplified Organ Chord], Guitar [Speed, Fuzz, Mandolin-like], Percussion [Assorted], Acoustic Guitar, Flageolet, Piano [Honky Tonk], Bells [Tubular] – Mike OldfieldMC [Master Of Ceremonies] – Viv Stanshall*
Acoustic Guitar – Tom Newman (2)Chorus [Bootleg Chorus] – Manor ChoirChorus [Girlie Chorus] – Mundy Ellis, Sally OldfieldConductor [Bootleg Chorus] – Mike OldfieldDrums – Steve BroughtonElectric Guitar, Organ [Farfisa, Lowrey, Hammond], Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Electric Guitar [Speed Elec. Guitars], Timpani [Concert Tympani], Guitar [Sounding Like Bagpipes, Spanish], Vocals [Piltdown Man], Chorus [Moribund] – Mike Oldfield
Recorded at: The Manor/Autumn 1972 Spring 1973.
"In Glorious Stereophonic Sound.
Can also be played on mono-equipment at a pinch."
"This stereo record cannot be played on old tin boxes no matter what they are fitted with. If you are in possession of such equipment please hand it to the nearest police station."
At the time the recording was made at The Manor studio, some of the recording equipment wasn't properly shielded, so the carrier wave (or Morse code) transmission from GBR (the nearby Rugby transmitter) was recorded on the master tape - possibly without the audio engineer's knowledge! This is quite low in frequency & quite inaudible unless you have suitable Hi-Fi equipment.
℗ 1973 Virgin Records.
Distributed by Island and E.M.I.
Address: 130 Notting Hill Gate, London, W.11
Fully laminated sleeve.
Printed & made by the E. J. Day Group, London & Bedfrord
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, stamped): V 2001 A-2U
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, stamped): V 2001 B-3U
- Matrix / Runout (Early pressing): V 2001 B-2U
Other Versions (5 of 354) View All
|87.541-I , 87541-I||Mike Oldfield||Tubular Bells (LP, Album, RE)||Virgin, Virgin||87.541-I , 87541-I||Spain||1989||Sell This Version|
|TC V2001||Mike Oldfield||Tubular Bells (Cass, Album, RE)||Virgin||TC V2001||UK||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|50999 2065252 4||Mike Oldfield||Tubular Bells (HDCD, Album, RE, RM)||Virgin, Gala Records (5)||50999 2065252 4||Russia||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|87 541 XOT||Mike Oldfield||Tubular Bells (LP, Album)||Virgin||87 541 XOT||Austria||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|54 885 DT||Mike Oldfield||Tubular Bells (Cass, Album, Dol)||Virgin||54 885 DT||Netherlands||1973||Sell This Version|