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The Balham Alligators

The Balham Alligators: The Balham Alligators (Special Delivery SPD 1002)

The Balham Alligators
The Balham Alligators

Special Delivery (Topic Records) SPD 1002 (LP, UK, 1987)

Let's Dance / Scotland / Allons a Lafayette
The Balham Alligators

Special Delivery (Topic Records) SPEC 45001 (7" single, UK, 1987)

The Balham Alligators: Let's Dance (Special Delivery SPEC 45001)
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Produced by Ron Kavana (Audio Verite Production);
Recorded at Ideal Sound Recorders;
Engineered by David Kenny;
Mixed by Ron Kavana, Dave Jordan

Musicians

Geraint Watkins, accordion, vocals;
Robin McKidd, fiddle, vocals, acoustic and slide guitar;
Gary Rickard, guitar, vocals;
Pete Dennis, bass;
Kieran O'Connor, drums, percussion

with:
Ron Kavana, mandolin, washboard, shaker, acoustic guitar, harmonica;
The Panic Brothers (Reg Meuross & Richard Morton), vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Balham Two-Step (1.48)
  2. Hey Hey, Ho Ho (3.28)
  3. Malheureuse (3.23)
  4. Sugar Bee (3.11)
  5. Tennessee Blues (4.02)
  6. Johnny B Goode (4.41)
  7. Oh Siobhan (2.59)
  1. Let's Dance (3.30)
  2. Louisiana (3.40)
  3. Scotland / Allons a Lafayette (4.42)
  4. Tacos (3.06)
  5. Little Liza Jane (3.40)
  6. Hobo Blues / Two-Step (reprise) (4.57)

Tracks 1, 12, 13b trad. arr. The Balham Alligators;
Track 2 The Balham Alligators;
Track 3 Anna McGarrigle, Philippe Tartartcheff;
Track 4 Eddie Shuler;
Track 5 Bobby. Charles;
Track 6 Chuck Berry;
Tracks 7, 11 Geraint Watkins, Gary Rickard;
Track 8 Jim Lee;
Track 9 Rodney Crowell;
Track 10a K. Baker;
Track 10b trad. arr. Robin McKidd;
Track 13a L. Davis, J. Locker

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The Balham Alligators: Life in the Bus Lane

The Balham Alligators: Life in the Bus Lane (Special Delivery SPD 1018)

Life in the Bus Lane
The Balham Alligators

Special Delivery (Topic Records) SPD 1018 (LP, UK, 1988)

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Produced by The Balham Alligators and David Kenny;
Recorded at Ideal Sound, engineer David Kenny, and at Pathway Studios, engineer Mike Finesilver;
Photography by Benedict Hilliard and Dave Peabody;
Design by Benedict Hilliard

Musicians

Geraint Watkins, accordion, cajun accordion, piano, clavinet, vocals;
Robin McKidd, fiddle, vocals;
Gary Richards, electric and acoustic guitars, vocals;
Peter Dennis, bass guitar;
Kieran O'Connor, drums, percussion;
Jimmy McKidd, backing vocals [1]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Cajun Walk (3.41)
  2. Diggy Diggy (2.50)
  3. It's My Own Business (3.12)
  4. Swamp (2.46)
  5. Fine Fine Fine (2.45)
  6. Love Has No Pride (4.07)
  1. Alligators Grinning (3.56)
  2. Big Mamou (3.40)
  3. What've You Got to Loose? (3.21)
  4. I Don't Wanna Be in Love (3.16)
  5. Feel Like a Fool (3.00)

Tracks 1, 7, 10 Geraint Watkins;
Track 2 J.D. Miller;
Track 3 Chuck Berry;
Track 4 trad. arr. Balham Alligators, lyrics Gary Richards;
Track 5 Sidney Simien;
Track 6 Eric Kaz, Libby Titus;
Track 8 Link Davis;
Track 9 Tom T. Hall;
Track 11 David Craig