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French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Live, Love, Larf & Loaf

French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Live, Love, Larf & Loaf (Edsel DIAB 8038)

Live, Love, Larf & Loaf
French Frith Kaiser Thompson

Demon Records FIEND 102 (LP/CD, UK, 1987)
Edsel Records DIAB 8038 (CD, UK, 2000)
Fledg'ling Records FLED 3067 (CD, UK, 2008)

French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Live, Love, Larf & Loaf (Fledg'ling FLED 3067)
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Produced by Henry Kaiser;
Recorded by Oliver DiCicco at Mobius Music, San Francisco, in March 1987;
Recording assistant Kay Hopper;
Mixed by Oliver DiCicco, Fred Frith and Henry Kaiser;
Mastered by Phil Brown;
Cover photos and design by Hugh Brown;
Fledg'ling CD package design by Phil Smee at Waldo's Design & Dream Emporium

Musicians

John French, drums, vocals;
Fred Frith, bass, violin, vocals;
Henry Kaiser, guitar, sanshin;
Richard Thompson, guitar, vocals

Tracks

LP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Wings á La Mode (2.42)
  2. Killerman Gold Posse (1.46)
  3. Where's the Money? (3.52)
  4. Hai Sai Oji-San (2.43)
  5. Drowned Dog Black Night (6.49)
  6. Surfin' USA (2.19)
  1. A Blind Step Away (5.39)
  2. The Second Time (3.06)
  3. Tir-Nan-Darag (5.23)
  4. Disposable Thoughts (2.56)
  5. Bird in God's Garden / Lost and Found (5.43)

Fledg'ling CD Tracks

  1. Wings á La Mode (2.42)
  2. Killerman Gold Posse (1.46)
  3. Where's the Money? (3.52)
  4. Hai Sai Oji-San (2.43)
  5. Drowned Dog Black Night (6.49)
  6. Surfin' USA (2.19)
  7. A Blind Step Away (5.39)
  8. The Second Time (3.06)
  9. Tir-Nan-Darag (5.23)
  10. Disposable Thoughts (2.56)
  11. Bird in God's Garden / Lost and Found (5.43)
  12. DrumBoogie (5.03)
  13. The Same Thing (6.56)
  14. Night Comes In (6.56)
  15. Invisible Means (6.56)
  16. Quick Sign / Suzanne (6.56)
  17. Madness of Love (6.56)

The Edsel CDs misses the additional tracks 14-17

Track 1 Bob Adams, John French;
Tracks 2, 5, 7, 14, 17 Richard Thompson;
Tracks 3, 16ab Fred Frith;
Track 4 Shoukichi Kina / trad.;
Track 6 Chuck Berry;
Track 8 John French, Fred Frith;
Track 9 Henry Kaiser, Richard Thompson;
Tracks 10, 12, 15 John French;
Track 13 Dixon

Richard Thompson > Records > French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Invisible Means

French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Invisible Means

French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Invisible Means (Edsel DIAB 8020)

Invisible Means
French Frith Kaiser Thompson

Demon Records FIEND 199 (LP/CD, UK, 1990)
Edsel Records DIAB 8020 (CD, UK, 2000)
Fledg'ling Records FLED 3072 (CD, UK, 2008)

French Frith Kaiser Thompson: Invisible Means (Fledg'ling FLED 3072)
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Produced by Henry Kaiser;
Recorded by Oliver DiCicco at Mobius Music, San Francisco, on March 19-23, 1990;
Recording assistant Jane Scolieri;
Fledg'ling CD track 11 recorded live at The Ashkenaz, Berkeley;
Fledg'ling CD front cover illustration by David Suff;
Fledg'ling CD package design by Phil Smee at Waldo's Design & Dream Emporium

Musicians

John French, drums, lead vocals;
Fred Frith, bass;
Henry Kaiser, guitar;
Richard Thompson, guitar, lead vocals

with
Catherine Keen, mezzo-soprano;
Bob Duskis, whistler

Tracks

LP Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Peppermint Rock (3.40)
  2. To the Rain (4.45)
  3. Lizard's Tail (4.20)
  4. March of the Cosmetic Surgeons (5.05)
  5. Suzanne (2.55)
  6. Quick Sign (3.35)
  1. Invisible Means (4.50)
  2. The Book of Lost Dreams (1.50)
  3. Begging Bowl (3.15)
  4. The Nearsighted Heron (3.20)
  5. Now That I Am Dead (3.25)
  6. Kalo Takariva - Requiem for Maurice Halison (1.15)
  7. Killing Jar (7.40)

Fledg'ling CD Tracks

  1. Peppermint Rock (3.43)
  2. To the Rain (4.53)
  3. Lizard's Tail (4.23)
  4. March of the Cosmetic Surgeons (5.17)
  5. Suzanne (3.01)
  6. Quick Sign (3.45)
  7. Begging Bowl (3.25)
  8. Kalo Takariva - Requiem for Maurice Halison (1.24)
  9. Invisible Means (5.04)
  10. Loch Lomond (Roud 25028) (4.40)
  11. Play with Fire (live) (9.43)
  12. The Book of Lost Dreams (1.53)
  13. Days of Our Lives (5.19)
  14. The Evening News (3.44)
  15. The Nearsighted Heron (3.31)
  16. Now That I Am Dead (3.25)
  17. Hunting Sunsets (4.19)
  18. Killing Jar (7.44)

The Demon and Edsel CDs miss the additional live track 11

Tracks 1, 4, 7, 18 Richard Thompson;
Tracks 2, 5, 14, 17 John French;
Tracks 3, 6 Fred Frith;
Tracks 8, 12, 15 Henry Kaiser;
Track 9 Bob Adams, John French;
Track 10 trad.;
Track 11 Nanker Phledge;
Track 13 Henry Kaiser, Olulfo Salazar;
Track 16 D. Blair, John French