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Hokey Pokey

Richard Thompson: Hokey Pokey (Island IPLS 9305)

Hokey Pokey
10 Delicious Flavours
Richard Thompson

Island Records ILPS 9305 (LP, UK, February 1975)
Hannibal HNCD 4408 (CD, USA, 1983)
Island Records IMCD305 (CD, UK, April 2004)

Produced by John Wood and Simon Nicol;
Engineered by John Wood;
Recorded at Sound Techniques, London

Musicians

Richard Thompson, guitar, mandolin, electric dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, piano and vocals;
Linda Thompson, vocals;
Simon Nicol, guitar, piano, organ, electric 12 string guitar, vocals;
Timi Donald, drums, percussion;
Pat Donaldson, bass;
Sidonie Goosens, harp;
John Kirkpatrick, accordion;
Ian Whiteman, piano, flute organ;
Aly Bain, fiddle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Hokey Pokey (The Ice Cream Song) (3.22)
  2. I'll Regret It All in the Morning (3.35)
  3. Smiffy's Glass Eye (2.52)
  4. The Egypt Room (3.52)
  5. Never Again (3.08)
  1. Georgie on a Spree (3.39)
  2. Old Man Inside a Young Man (4.26)
  3. The Sun Never Shines on the Poor (3.40)
  4. A Heart Needs a Home (3.48)
  5. Mole in a Hole (3.21)

2004 Bonus Tracks

  1. Wishing (2.12)
  2. I'm Turning Off a Memory (2.30)
  3. A Heart Needs a Home (3.45)
    11-13 recorded for the BBC John Peel Show on February 11, 1975; first broadcast February 14, 1975
  4. Hokey Pokey (3.35)
    recorded live at The Roundhouse on September 7, 1975 with John Kirkpatrick, Pat Donaldson and Dave Mattacks
  5. It'll Be Me (4.24)
    recorded at Oxford Polytechnic on November 27, 1975, and released on (guitar, vocal) in 1976

All tracks Richard Thompson except
Track 10 Mike Waterson
Track 11 Holly / Montgomery
Track 12 Merle Haggard
Track 15 Jack H. Clement