RESL 86 The pheasant plucker's song

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Catalogue numberRESL 86
Sleeve picturePicture of RESL 86 The pheasant plucker's song by artist The Barrow Poets from the BBC records and Tapes library
TitleThe pheasant plucker's song
ArtistThe Barrow Poets
Cover conditionVery Good Plus
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeE
BBC Records label
Item deleted?Yes
LabelBBC Records
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Distributed / printed byBBC
Media typePrimary
Media genreRadio View all other tracks listed as Radio.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRESL 86 A1 E 1
RESL 86 B1 D 1
My rating3
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Front cover of RESL 86
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1The pheasant plucker's song [Herbert / Bealby-Wright / Benson / Parker]3.11
B1The ballad of barking creek [W. Bealby-Wright]2.53
Total length of media 6:04.


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Not quite my comedy this one. Though they do very well saying these words without laughing out loud ...
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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

Taken from the Radio 4 programme The Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble broadcast on February 2nd 1980. Production: Richard Wilcox.

Other versions

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2141 331The pheasant plucker's song (Australian import)

Other versions

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[singles]2141 331The pheasant plucker's song (Australian import)

Further information

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