Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead

VIVIAN STANSHALL Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead (Scarce original 1974 UK 10-track vinyl LP, the solo debut by the legendary 'ginger geezer', which sold so poorly it was swiftly deleted by Warner Bros soon after release, remaining unavailable in any commercial form for over thirty-five years. This is perhaps because it was Stanshall's answer to Beefheart, a madcap but inspired affair with moments of genius & flourishes of Afrobeat, with guests Gaspar Lawal, Reebop Kwaku Baah, an unidentified West Indian taxi driver[!] and soul singers Barry St. John, Doris Troy & Madeline Bell. In an ideal world it would have charted! The embossed picture sleeve shows just light shelfwear with some minor discolouration in places but comes complete with the lyric inner and the vinyl remains near 'as new' with few signs of play - A gem that surfaces so rarely on vinyl! K56052)

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Release Year 1974 - 47 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format vinyl LP album (LP record)
Record Label Warner Bros
Complete Stock List Go to Vivian Stanshall
Product Catalogue No K56052
Music Genre
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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Tracklisting & More Information

A1. Afoju Ti Ole Riran
A2. Truck-Track
A3. Yelp, Bellow, Rasp Et Cetera
A4. Prong
A5. Redeye
B1. How The Zebra Got His Spots
B2. Dwarf Succulents
B3. Bout Of Sobriety
B4. Prong & Toots Go Steady
B5. Strange Tongues

LP RECORD  
Recording Artist Vivian Stanshall
Product Title Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead
Product Information Vivian Stanshall Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead UK vinyl LP album (LP record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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