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Slapp Happy / Henry CowDesperate Straights

Label:Recommended Records – RRA 12
Format:
Vinyl, LP, 45 RPM, Album, Reissue
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Jazz, Rock
Style:Art Rock, Avantgarde

Tracklist

A1Some Questions About Hats
Written-ByMoore*, Blegvad*
1:53
A2The Owl
Written-ByMoore*
2:17
A3A Worm Is At Work
Written-ByMoore*, Blegvad*
1:52
A4Bad Alchemy
PianoJohn Greaves
Written-ByGreaves*, Blegvad*
3:06
A5Europa
PercussionPierre Moerlen
Written-ByMoore*, Blegvad*
2:48
A6Desperate Straights
Written-ByMoore*
4:14
A7Riding Tigers
Written-ByBlegvad*
2:02
B1Apes In Capes
Written-ByMoore*
2:16
B2Strayed
Written-ByBlegvad*
1:54
B3Giants
Written-ByMoore*, Blegvad*
1:57
B4Excerpt From The Messiah
Written-ByHandel*, Blegvad*
1:49
B5In The Sickbay
Organ [Wurlitzer]Dagmar Krause
Written-ByKrause*, Blegvad*
2:09
B6Caucasian Lullaby
PianoTim Hodgkinson
Written-ByMoore*, Cutler*
8:25
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Notes

Same runouts and labels as Desperate Straights, but issued in a single sleeve with insert instead of a gatefold cover.

Recorded at The Manor & Nova Sound Studios.
Cut & pressed by Nimbus at 45 rpm.
Reissue of the 33⅓ rpm Virgin pressing from 1975.
Comes in a single cover with lyrics insert.
Distributed by ReR MegaCorp, 19-23 St. Saviours Rd. London SW2 5hp. UK.
Made in England.
Lacquer Cut and Pressing credits derived from runout matrix.
Runout matrix hand-etched, "NIMBUS ENGLAND" stamped.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): RR 12-A2 NRL JWG 3 MPT V JH NIMBUS ENGLAND
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): RR 12 B2 NRL JWG 3 MPT V JH NIMBUS ENGLAND

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Desperate Straights (LP, Album, Stereo)VirginV 2024UK1975
New Submission
Desperate Straights (LP, Album, Promo, White Label)VirginV 2024UK1975
Recently Edited
Desperate Straights (LP, Album, Repress, Red Labels)VirginV 2024UK1975
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Desperate Straights (Cassette, Album)VirginTCV 2024UK1975
Recently Edited
Desperate Straights (LP, Album, Stereo, PN Lacquer)VirginV-2024UK1975

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