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Why Does It Have to Be Me?

Roy Bailey: Why Does It Have to Be Me? (Fuse CFCD396)

Why Does It Have to Be Me?
Roy Bailey

Fuse Records CF396 (LP, UK, 1989)
Fuse Records CFCD396 (CD, UK, 1995)

Recorded at Ideal Sound, London, September 1989;
Engineer: David Kenny;
Produced by Roy Bailey and John Kirkpatrick;
Cover photographs: Marcos Lastra;
Sleeve design: Tigger;
CD layout: Stefan Boberek

Musicians

Roy Bailey, guitar [1b, 2, 4-5, 10-11, 14-15], vocals;
Val Bailey, vocals [1b, 2, 4, 9-11];
Sue Harris, hammered dulcimer [1b, 4, 6, 9-12], oboe [14], vocals [2, 9];
John Kirkpatrick, button accordion [1b, 4, 9, 11], Anglo concertina [2, 14], percussion [5], tambourine [11], glockenspiel [15], vocals [9]

Tracks

  1. Welcome to the World / It's Your Birthday (4.00)
  2. Kangaroos Like to Hop (2.46)
  3. Irritating Poem (0.44)
  4. Skin (2.14)
  5. Song of the Clock (2.23)
  6. Free to Roam (4.49)
  7. People (2.31)
  8. Rock a Little Baby (1.57)
  9. Questions (2.40)
  10. Why Does It Have to Be Me? (3.06)
  11. Vitamin Dance (2.44)
  12. Nasty Spider (3.10)
  13. Being Small (1.00)
  14. Flying High, Flying Free (4.15)
  15. Everything Possible (3.08)

Tracks 1a, 8 Si Kahn;
Tracks 1b, 3, 7, 13 John Maguire;
Tracks 2, 4-6, 9-11, 14 Leon Rosselson;
Track 12 Jeremy Taylor;
Track 15 Fred Small