The Incredible String Band ‎– The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion

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Elektra ‎– EUKS 7257
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A1 Chinese White
Lead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)Lute [Bowed Gimbri] – Robin Williamson
3:35
A2 No Sleep Blues
Bass – Danny ThompsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)Lead Vocals, Guitar, Flute – Robin Williamson
3:50
A3 Painting Box
Bass – Danny ThompsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)Lead Vocals, Guitar, Flute – Robin WilliamsonVocals, Finger Cymbals – Licorice
4:00
A4 The Mad Hatter's Song
Bass – Danny ThompsonPiano – John HopkinsSitar, Tambura – Soma (23)Vocals, Guitar – Robin Williamson
5:35
A5 Little Cloud
Drums, Rattle, Vocals – Robin WilliamsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)
4:02
A6 The Eyes Of Fate
Lead Vocals, Guitar – Robin WilliamsonVocals – LicoriceVocals, Lead Guitar – Mike Heron (2)
4:57
B1 Blues For The Muse
Bass – Danny ThompsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Robin WilliamsonVocals, Lead Guitar – Mike Heron (2)
2:43
B2 The Hedgehog's Song
Drums, Vocals – Robin WilliamsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)
3:25
B3 First Girl I Loved
Bass – Danny ThompsonVocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)
4:50
B4 You Know What You Could Be
Bass – Danny ThompsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)Oud, Mandolin, Drums, Flute, Vocals – Robin Williamson
2:45
B5 My Name Is Death
Vocals, Guitar – Robin Williamson
2:42
B6 Gently Tender
Drums, Lute [Bass Gimbri], Flute, Vocals – Robin WilliamsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (2)Vocals – Licorice
4:42
B7 Way Back In The 1960s
Bass – Danny ThompsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Robin WilliamsonVocals, Lead Guitar – Mike Heron (2)
3:07

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Made in Gt. Britain.

Recording first published 1967.

Elektra Records (U.K.) Ltd. is written on back cover, although the UK office was closed ca. July 1967 and the manufacturing and distributing moved to Polydor Records Limited.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): EUKS 7257-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): EUKS 7257-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): EUKS-7257A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): EUKS-7257B

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NotPresentNowPresent

July 13, 2016
A New Zealand stereo version of this exists. On the generic Elektra label used in 1967 (I can't describe the colour) with black text. Triple flipback cover, front laminated