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Michael Mantler / Edward GoreyThe Hapless Child And Other Inscrutable Stories

Label:WATT (2) – WATT/4, Virgin – WATT/4
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold
Country:UK
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Genre:Jazz, Rock
Style:Art Rock, Jazz-Rock, Ethereal

Tracklist

A1The Sinking Spell5:12
A2The Object-Lesson4:58
A3The Insect God5:00
B1The Doubtful Guest4:45
B2The Remembered Visit6:25
B3The Hapless Child6:59
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Recorded July 1975 through January 1976 at Grog Kill Studio in Willow, NY, with the Manor Mobile at Robert Wyatt's house and Delfina's farm in England, and at Britannia Row in London.
Mixed November 1975 at Scorpio Sound & January 1976 at Britannia Row.

Music copyright ©1976 by Watt Works, Inc. (BMI)
Words copyright ©1972 by Edward Gorey (from "Amphigorey", published by G.P. Putnam's Sons), used and reprinted by permission of the author
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.

Title on spine: Michael Mantler / Edward Gorey The Hapless Child

Track durations as on center labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): A PORKY PRIME CUT 1 WATT 4 A50 EG
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): 2 WATT 4 B30 EG

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The Hapless Child (And Other Inscrutable Stories) (LP, Album, Gatefold)WATT (2)WATT/4Germany1976
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The Hapless Child And Other Inscrutable Stories (LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold)WATT (2), WATT (2), VirginWATT 4, WATT/4, 940.524France1976
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The Hapless Child And Other Inscrutable Stories (LP, Album, White Label)WATT (2), WATT (2), VirginWATT 4, WATT/4, 940.524France1976
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The Hapless Child And Other Inscrutable Stories (LP, Album, Gatefold)WATT (2), VirginWATT/4UK1976
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The Hapless Child And Other Inscrutable Stories (LP, Album, Gatefold)WATT (2), VirginWATT/4UK1976

Reviews

  • mohammedpuss's avatar
    mohammedpuss
    My goodness what a record, the dark, shiver-inducing prose of Edward Gorey , wonderfully sung by Robert as always, married to Rypdal's bleeding heart guitar and Mantler's superb arrangements. A must-have !

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