RESL 86 The pheasant plucker's song by The Barrow Poets

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Release details

Catalogue numberRESL 86
TitleThe pheasant plucker's song
Artist(s)The Barrow Poets
Cover conditionVery Good Plus
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeE
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreRadio
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRESL 86 A1 E 1
RESL 86 B1 D 1
My rating*****
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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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 ...
My rating3
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Taken from the Radio 4 programme The Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble broadcast on February 2nd 1980. Production: Richard Wilcox.

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