Friday, October 12, 2007

Neil Innes & The World

"Lucky Planet" 1970

Liner notes:
NEIL INNES - 25 years old. Born in Essex and spent his childhood in Germany; studied classical piano for 7 years until the emergence of Rock n' Roll. Fine Arts Degree from Goldsmith College, London University. Neil was one of the founder members of Bonzo Dog Band and was responsible for many of the Bonzo' compositions including the very famous "I'M THE URBAN SPACEMAN". Neil formed "THE WORLD" when the Bonzo's split-up, and writes and produces all the material for "THE WORLD".

DENNIS COWAN - 23 years old. Born in London. Took up the bass and lead guitar while still at school. Teeny-Bopper Heart-Throb until joining the Bonzo Dog Band in 1967.

IAN WALLACE - 23 years old. Libra (Virgo ascending). Born in Bury, Lancashire. Started his career at the age of 17 backing LITTLE RICHARD. Ian has played all over Europe and Scandinavia and in 1968 turned to session work. He first met Neil Innes and Dennis Cowan in Spring of 1970.

ROGER McKEW - 27 years old. Born in London, studied the piano for 7 years and cello for 3 years and later switched to the guitar because all his friend had one. Roger was a member of the "QUIET FIVE" and turned to session work in 1966. Like Ian Wallace - Roger first met Neil and Dennis in the Spring of 1970.

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7 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This record is like a serious first attempt at the Rutles. It's great.

OK
RC

12 October, 2007 02:34  
Blogger Tom said...

Spectacular! Many, many thanks.

T

12 October, 2007 11:39  
Blogger Witchseason said...

Thanks no end for this. Grimms going up on 'Good Job...' today, Scaffs soon.

J.

12 October, 2007 17:36  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've been looking for this. Thanks!!!

17 October, 2007 03:16  
Anonymous the Alien Life Form said...

There is to my knowledge no word in english for this. We may say he never approaches being the person he presumes to be.
danke

24 January, 2008 14:13  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thank you so much for this! sounds a bit 22khz.. do you have a better version of this album? If not, it doesn't matter that much. i am already very happy you posted this!

08 September, 2008 06:13  
Anonymous Count Blah said...

Is there still an active link for this? I've lost my vinyl copy.

04 July, 2009 16:13  

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