Mike Oldfield ‎– Tubular Bells

Virgin ‎– 87 541 XOT
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

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A Tubular Bells (Part 1)
Chorus [Girlie] – Mundy Ellis, Sally OldfieldChorus [Nasal] – Nasal ChoirDouble Bass [String Basses] – Lindsay Cooper (2)Flute [Flutes] – Jon FieldGrand Piano, Glockenspiel, Organ [Farfisa], Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [Speed], Organ [Taped Motor Drive Amplifier Organ Chord], Guitar [Mandolin-like, Fuzz], Percussion [Assorted], Acoustic Guitar, Flageolet, Piano [Honky Tonk], Organ [Lowrey], Bells [Tubular] – Mike OldfieldMC [Master Of Ceremonies] – Vivian Stanshall
B Tubular Bells (Part 2)
Chorus [Bootleg] – Manor ChoirChorus [Girlie] – Mundy Ellis, Sally OldfieldDrums – Steve BroughtonElectric Guitar [Electric Guitars], Organ [Farfisa], Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar [Acoustic Guitars], Piano, Electric Guitar [Speed Elec. Guitars], Organ [Lowrey], Timpani [Concert Tympani], Guitar [Guitars Sounding Like Bagpipes], Voice [Piltdown Man], Organ [Hammond], Guitar [Spanish], Chorus [Moribund], Conductor [Bootleg Chorus] – Mike Oldfield



Recorded at: The Manor / Autumn 1972 Spring 1973

Inner promoting 1984 tour.

Similar NL/STEMRA versions with same sleeve back and their label differences:
- Release 4525486 - Green-White Virgin labels with "Twins" Logo, "87 541 ET"
All the following have newer green (A-side)/ red (B-Side) Virgin labels:
- Release 5498518 - Rim text mentions "Ariola Benelux" (EN)
All following have a label code on back:
Still with 87 541 ET on labels:
- Release 6620450 - Rim text in German (Ariola Germany).
- Release 8688223 - Rim Text in German, no "Twins" logo, EU release with GEMA/STEMRA/BIEM.
Now 87 541 XOT on labels:
- Release 6158570 - Rim text German/English (two lines), tiny "Twins" logo mid-bottom.
- Release 5093012 - Rim text English only (single line), tiny "Twins" logo mid-bottom. [CURRENTLY VIEWED VERSION]
- Release 9985680 - Rim text mentions "Ariola Benelux" (EN).

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  • Other (Rights Society): STEMRA

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V2001 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells(LP, Album) Virgin V2001 UK 1973 Sell This Version
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