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Robert WyattRock Bottom / Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard

Label:Virgin – VGD 3505
Format:
2 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Stereo, Gatefold
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Psychedelic Rock, Avantgarde, Prog Rock

Tracklist

Rock Bottom
A1Sea Song
Bass GuitarRichard Sinclair
Voice, Keyboards, Drum [James']Robert Wyatt
Written-ByRobert Wyatt
A2A Last Straw
Bass GuitarHugh Hopper
DrumsLaurie Allan
Voice, Keyboards, Guitar, Performer [Delfina's Wineglass]Robert Wyatt
Written-ByRobert Wyatt
A3Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road
Bass GuitarRichard Sinclair
TrumpetMongezi Feza
VoiceIvor Cutler
Voice, Keyboards, Drum [James'], Performer [Delfina's Tray And A Small Battery]Robert Wyatt
Written-ByRobert Wyatt
B1Alifib
Bass GuitarHugh Hopper
Voice, KeyboardsRobert Wyatt
Written-ByRobert Wyatt
B2Alife
Bass Clarinet, Performer [Tenor]Gary Windo
Bass GuitarHugh Hopper
VoiceAlfreda Benge
Voice, Keyboards, Drum [James']Robert Wyatt
Written-ByRobert Wyatt
B3Little Red Robin Hood Hit The Road
Bass GuitarRichard Sinclair
DrumsLaurie Allan
GuitarMike Oldfield
ViolaFred Frith
Voice, Concertina [Baritone]Ivor Cutler
Voice, KeyboardsRobert Wyatt
Written-ByRobert Wyatt
Ruth
C1Soup Song
Baritone SaxophoneNisar Ahmad Khan
Bass GuitarBill MacCormick
DrumsLaurie Allan
Tenor SaxophoneGary Windo
Vocals [Mouth], PianoRobert Wyatt
Written-ByHopper*, Wyatt*
5:00
C2Sonia
Bass ClarinetGary Windo
Bass GuitarJohn Greaves
Drums, PianoRobert Wyatt
TrumpetMongezi Feza
Written-ByFeza*
4:12
C3Team Spirit
Bass GuitarBill MacCormick
DrumsLaurie Allan
Performer [Direct Inject Anti-jazz Ray Gun]Brian Eno
Tenor SaxophoneGary Windo, Nisar Ahmad Khan
Vocals [Mouth], PianoRobert Wyatt
Written-ByMacCormick*, Manzanera*, Wyatt*
8:26
C4Song For Che
Bass GuitarBill MacCormick
DrumsLaurie Allan
PianoRobert Wyatt
Tenor Saxophone, Alto SaxophoneGary Windo
Tenor Saxophone, Soprano SaxophoneNisar Ahmad Khan
Written-ByHaden*
3:36
Richard
D1Muddy Mouse (A)
PianoFred Frith
Vocals [Mouth]Robert Wyatt
Written-ByFrith*, Wyatt*
0:50
D2Solar Flares
Bass ClarinetGary Windo
Bass GuitarBill MacCormick
Vocals [Mouth], Drums, KeyboardsRobert Wyatt
Written-ByWyatt*
5:35
D3Muddy Mouse (B)
PianoFred Frith
Vocals [Mouth]Robert Wyatt
Written-ByFrith*, Wyatt*
0:50
D45 Black Notes And 1 White Note
Bass GuitarBill MacCormick
DrumsLaurie Allan
Electric Piano [Imitation Electric Piano]Robert Wyatt
Guitar, SynthesizerBrian Eno
Tenor SaxophoneNisar Ahmad Khan
Tenor Saxophone, Alto SaxophoneGary Windo
Written-ByOffenbach*, Wyatt*
4:58
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PianoFred Frith
Vocals [Mouth]Robert Wyatt
Written-ByFrith*, Wyatt*
(6:11)
D5Muddy Mouse (C)
D6Muddy Mouth
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Runouts are stamped except "VGD 3505 A1" and "VGD 3505 C1" etched on sides A & C.
Lacquer cut and pressing plants identified by the runout strings.

Published by:
A1 to C1, D1 to D6 - Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd
C2 - Cadillac Music Ltd
C3 - E.G. Music Ltd/Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd
C4 - Liberation Music Co

Sides A & B - Originally released as the album Rock Bottom in 1974.
Engineered at the Manor and on Delfina's farm with the Manor Mobile and at CBS Studio London.
Sides C & D - Originally released as the album Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard in 1975.
Recorded and mixed at the Manor, except C2, recorded at CBS, London.

A2: "Last Straw" on label
C2 writing credit: "Mongez/Feza" on label
D4: "Five Black Notes And One White Note" on label

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): VGD 3505-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): VGD 3505-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label C): VGD 3505-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Label D): VGD 3505-D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A): VGD 3505 A1 TOWNHOUSE 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B): VGD 3505 B-1U-1-1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout C): VGD 3505 C1 TOWNHOUSE 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout D): VGD 3505 D-2U-1-2-

Other Versions (5 of 11)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Rock Bottom / Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (2×LP, Compilation, Reissue, Gatefold)VirginVGD 3505UK1983
Rock Bottom / Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (2×LP, Compilation, Reissue, Gatefold)Virgin, Virgin60017, 60018France1984
Rock Bottom / Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (Cassette, Compilation, Reissue)VirginVGDC 3505UK1990
New Submission
Rock Bottom / Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (CD, Album, Reissue, CD, Album, Reissue, Box Set, Compilation)Virgin7243 8 397522 8France1994
New Submission
Rock Bottom / Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (2×CD, Compilation, Reissue, slipcase)Virgin, VirginCDV 2017 0777 7 87712 2 7, CDV 2034 0777 7 87716 2 3France1995

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garerama23
Sound on this is amazing. A great way to get these classic two albums together in the one place at an affordable price.