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Mrs Ackroyd Superstar!

Les Barker and Friends: Mrs Ackroyd Superstar! (Free Reed FRR 015)

Mrs Ackroyd Superstar!
Lancashire songs, tales and parodies
Les Barker and Friends

Free Reed Records FRR 015 (LP, UK, 1977)
Free Reed Records FRRR 06 (CD, UK, June 2007)

Holland's Meat Pies / Sparky's Magic Contraceptive
Les Barker and Friends

Free Reed Records FRY 1 (single, UK, 1977)

Les Barker and Friends: Mrs Ackroyd Superstar! (Free Reed FRRR 06)

Tracks 1-2, 6-7 recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios, London
Tracks 3, 5, 8, 10 recorded by Neil Wayne at Hammersmith Folk Centre
Track 4 recorded by Neil Wayne in Mrs Cochrane's front room, Duffield
Track 9 an EMI Records recording, produced by Bob Barratt
Track 11 recorded by Mike Harding at Indigo Studios, Manchester
All selection written by Les Barker, published by Free Reed Music
Compiled and arranged by Neil Wayne
Sleeve designed by Sue Dransfield

Artists

Les Barker, Mike Harding, Bob Williamson, Noel Murphy, Vin Garbutt, Jake Thackray

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Mrs Ackroyd (1.48)
  2. My Granny's a Wild Flying Dove (2.43)
  3. The Rise and Fall of Ghenghis Ackroyd (4.18)
  4. Vincent (2.55)
  5. Where Do You Go to, My Doris? (4.46)
  6. Candlelight and Wine (4.33)
  1. Holland's Meat Pies (3.07)
  2. The Fastest Accountant in the West (4.50)
  3. Kippers for Tea (3.05)
  4. Sparky's Magic Contraceptive (5.12)
  5. The Curse of the House of the Baskervilles (5.55)
Bonus Tracks of the 2007 CD
  1. Three Breasts (2.10)
    previously unreleased
  2. Breaking Wind Suddenly (3.49)
    with Alison Younger; from Tubular Dogs
  3. The Last Inch of Freedom (4.02)
    with Pete Morton; from Twilight of the Dogs
  4. A Murder Ballad (3.43)
    with Hilary Spencer; from Yelp!
  5. I'm a Loony from Manchester Way (2.00)
    previously unreleased
  6. Inconsonants (4.34)
    from Arovertherapy
  7. The Queen's Corgis (3.06)
    from Airs of the Dog ?
  8. I Will Love You in the Setting of the Sun (4.01)
    with Fiona Simpson and Mike Silver; from Airs of the Dog
  9. The Civilised World (3.25)
    from The War on Terrier

Tracks 1, 3, 8, 10 were published in Mrs Ackroyd's book Her Master's Book
Tracks 4, 6 were published in Mrs Ackroyd's book Mrs Ackroyd's Diary
Tracks 11 was published in Mrs Ackroyd's book Paws for Thought