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These are, indeed, "odd ditties": catchy, with occasional Caribbean rhythms and French lyrics, but way too goofball to be taken to heart by a mass audience, at times sounding like a more together Syd Barrett. Needless to say, none of these nifty tunes were anything close to hits. But if they had been, the world would have been a better place.

ODD DITTIES is not a regular KEVIN AYERS ALBUM as it is a compilation of singles, unreleased tracks, different outakes from original songs an. .odd ditties issued by his former recording company (soon to be again his music company) HARVEST back then in 1976. That was a treat for all KEVIN AYERS fans to discover all these rarities and hopefully hidden treasures

Audio CD, Import, February 27, 2002. This is the album that introduced me to Kevin Ayers. It's a wonderful and quirky collection. Gemini Child" is a lovely, rocking song. 3 people found this helpful.

Kevin Ayers (born 16 August 1944 in Herne Bay, Kent) is an English singer-songwriter and was a major influential force in the English psychedelic movement. BBC DJ John Peel wrote in his autobiography that "Kevin Ayers' talent is so acute you could perform major eye surgery with i. more . Year: 1976. Style:MLA Chicago APA. "Odd Ditties Album.

You can get here Odd Ditties Album Lyrics, Tracklist, Videos, Cover Picture and More. Kevin Ayers The Best of Kevin Ayers. Kevin Ayers The Unfairground. Kevin Ayers Bananamour.

Vocals, Guitar, Bass – Kevin Ayers Saxophone – Lol Coxhill Bass – Archie Legget, Mike Oldfield, Richard Sinclair Guitar – Mike Oldfield Organ – David Bedford, David Sinclair Accordion – David Bedford Drums – Dave Dufort, Eddie Sparrow, Mick Fincher, Richard Coughlan, Tony Carr, Whack Skins Flute – Keith Bachelo Harmony Vocals – Archie Legget Percussion – Eddie Sparrow, Mick Fincher Piano – David Bedford, Ronnie Price Piccolo Flute – Harry Smith, Roy Smith-Field.

Sweet Deceiver is the sixth studio album by Kevin Ayers and his last for Island Records. It is one of Ayers’ more rock-oriented productions, with the first side featuring the progressive material, while the second was more mainstream. Guitarist Ollie Halsall was now a key foil for Ayers and his playing on the opening track Observations is a clear demonstration of his dexterity.

Artist: Kevin Ayers Genre: Rock Release Date: 03/26/2013 Label: EMI JAPAN Catalog Number: TOCP-71555 Recording: Studio Length: Format: CD. Dig-Deeper. June 1, 1974 (LP) Kevin Ayers. Joy Of A Toy (LP) Kevin Ayers. The Happening Combo (CD) Kevin Ayers. Champagne And Valium, My Speeding Heart (7") Kevin Ayers. As Close As You Think (CD) Kevin Ayers. ing (CD) Kevin Ayers. Yes We Have No Mananas So Get Your Mananas Today (CD) Kevin Ayers. Original Album Series (CD) Kevin Ayers.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Soon, Soon, Soon
Arranged By [Cellos], Piano – David BedfordBacking Vocals – The LadybirdsDrums – Whack SkinsVocals, Guitar, Bass – Kevin Ayers
2 Singing A Song In The Morning
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsBass – Richard SinclairDrums – Richard CoughlanOrgan – David SinclairVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
3 Gemini Child
Bass – Mike OldfieldDrums – Mick FincherOrgan – David BedfordSaxophone – Lol CoxhillVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
4 Puis-Je?
Accordion, Piano – David BedfordBass – Mike OldfieldPercussion – Mick FincherSaxophone – Lol CoxhillVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
5 Butterfly Dance
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsBass [First Part], Guitar [Second Part] – Mike OldfieldDrums – Mick FincherOrgan – David BedfordSaxophone – Lol CoxhillVocals [First Part], Guitar [First Part], Bass [Second Part] – Kevin Ayers
6 Stars
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsDrums – Dave DufortGuitar – Mike OldfieldOrgan – David BedfordVocals, Bass – Kevin Ayers
7 Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Drums – Tony CarrPiano – David BedfordVocals, Guitar, Bass – Kevin Ayers
8 Jolie Madame
Arranged By [Cor Anglais], Piano – David BedfordVocals – Bridget St. John, Kevin Ayers
9 Lady Rachel
Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsBass – Mike OldfieldDrums – Dave DufortOrgan, Arranged By [Orchestra] – David BedfordVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
10 Connie On A Rubber Band
Accompanied By – Greyhound Backing Vocals – The LadybirdsVocals – Kevin Ayers
11 Fake Mexican Tourist Blues
Bass – Archie LeggetPercussion – Eddie SparrowTrumpet – Duncan Brown Vocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
12 Don't Sing No More Sad Songs
Backing Vocals – Barry St. John*, Doris Troy, Liza StrikeBass – Archie LeggetPercussion – Eddie SparrowPiano – Ronnie PriceVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
13 Take Me To Tahiti
Bass, Harmony Vocals – Archie LeggetDrums – Eddie SparrowVocals, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
14 Caribbean Moon
Drums – Eddie SparrowFlute – Keith BachelorPiccolo Flute – Harry Smith , Roy Smith-FieldVocals, Bass, Guitar – Kevin Ayers
Bonus Track
15 Star (Single Version) 4:19

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Toshiba EMI Ltd
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – EMI Records Ltd.


  • Design [Sleeve] – Rupert Ashmore
  • Illustration [Cover] – Ed Bishop
  • Liner Notes, Compiled By, Research – Al Clark
  • Producer – Andrew King (tracks: 7 to 14), Kevin Ayers (tracks: 1, 3 to 14), Malcolm Jones (tracks: 2), Peter Jenner (tracks: 1 to 6)
  • Written-By – Kevin Ayers


No credits in booklet for bonus track.
Lyrics in English and Japanese.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988006 799264
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L154
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 28A2
  • Matrix / Runout: TOCP-65968 1 A1
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SHSM 2005, 0C 054 ° 05954 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties ‎(LP, Comp) Harvest, Harvest SHSM 2005, 0C 054 ° 05954 UK 1976
5C 038-05954 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties ‎(LP, Comp, RE) Harvest 5C 038-05954 Netherlands Unknown
FDR 025 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties ‎(CD, Comp, RE, Unofficial) Five Dolar Records FDR 025 UK 2000
2C 066 - 05.94 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties ‎(LP, Comp) Pathé Marconi Emi 2C 066 - 05.94 France 1976
WPCR-15528 Kevin Ayers Odd Ditties ‎(CD, Comp, Mono, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Parlophone WPCR-15528 Japan 2014

Kevin Ayers - Odd Ditties FLAC album

Performer: Kevin Ayers

Title: Odd Ditties

Country: UK

Date of release: 2002

Style: Prog Rock

Genre: Rock / Pop

Size MP3: 1898 mb

Size FLAC: 1363 mb

Rating: 4.1 / 5

Votes: 596


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