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There Was This Bloke



There Was This Bloke


LP Record

Rubber Records  RUB010

Bill Barclay, Derek Brimstone, Tony Capstick, Mike Harding


1974 vinyl LP of crowd pleasing comedy-folk on the Rubber Records label, recorded live in various hotels and rugby clubs by four scary looking blokes [as the back of the sleeve will attest!]. You get the pub antics of Tony Capstick, the cockney capers of Derek Brimstone, the laddish Lancashire tales of Mike Harding, and zany stuff by Bill Barclay. A folk singer walks into a pub… )


Produced and Engineered by Geoff Heslop and David Wood.
Issued and Distributed by MWM Ltd., Newcastle upon Tyne
Mixed at Impulse Studios by Mickey Sweeney
Sleeve by Geoff Heslop


Recorded at: Brunswick Hotel, Preston; Civic Hall, Longridge; Deanwater Hotel, Woodford; Brown Cow, Mansfield; Newton Heath C.C.; Wigan Rugby Club; The Wheel, Carlisle; Egremont Rugby Club; during September and October 1974

H.Pie – Title Inspiration