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Kevin Ayers

Kevin Ayers
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Kevin Ayers (16 August 1944 – 18 February 2013) was an English singer-songwriter and a major influential force in the English psychedelic movement. He first came to attention as an original member of Soft Machine, and then pursued a varied and influential solo career.
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Kevin Ayers — The Unfairground Kevin Ayers — The Unfairground
(Gigantic GM0015, 2007, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Too Old to Die Young Kevin Ayers — Too Old to Die Young
(Hux Records HUX 006, 1998, 2CD)
Kevin Ayers and the Wizards of Twiddly — Turn the Lights Down! Kevin Ayers and the Wizards of Twiddly — Turn the Lights Down!
(Market Square MSMCD105, 1995/1999, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Flotsam Jetsam Robert Wyatt — Flotsam Jetsam
(Rough Trade R3112, 1994, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Still Life with Guitar Kevin Ayers — Still Life with Guitar
(Fnac 592025, 1992, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Falling Up Kevin Ayers — Falling Up
(Virgin CDV 2510, 1988, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Islands Mike Oldfield — Islands
(Geffen Records GCD-352-2, 1987/1999, CD)
Kevin Ayers — As Close As You Think Kevin Ayers — As Close As You Think
(Illuminated AMA 25, 1986, LP)
Kevin Ayers — Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain Kevin Ayers — Diamond Jack and the Queen of Pain
(Roadrunner Records RR 9913, 1983, LP)
Kevin Ayers — That's What You Get Babe Kevin Ayers — That's What You Get Babe
(BGO BGOCD190, 1980/1993, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Rainbow Takeaway Kevin Ayers — Rainbow Takeaway
(BGO BGOCD189, 1978/1993, CD)
Anthony Moore — Out Anthony Moore — Out
(Voiceprint VP165CD, 1977/1997, CD)
Kevin Ayers — First Show in the Appearance Business: The BBC Sessions 1973-76 Kevin Ayers — First Show in the Appearance Business: The BBC Sessions 1973-76
(Band of Joy BOJCD 020, 1976/1996, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Yes We Have No Mañanas, So Get Your Mañanas Today Kevin Ayers — Yes We Have No Mañanas, So Get Your Mañanas Today
(EMI 268 2972, 1976/2009, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Sweet Deceiver Kevin Ayers — Sweet Deceiver
(EMI 268 2962, 1975/2009, CD)
Kevin Ayers — The Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories Kevin Ayers — The Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories
(EMI 268 2952, 1974/2009, CD)
Kevin Ayers / John Cale / Eno / Nico — June 1, 1974 Kevin Ayers / John Cale / Eno / Nico — June 1, 1974
(Island Records ILPS 9291, 1974, LP)
Gong — Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions Gong — Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions
(Strange Fruit SFR CD 137, 1974/1995, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Bananamour Kevin Ayers — Bananamour
(EMI 07243-582780-2-6, 1973/2003, CD)
Ayers & Archibald  — Banana Follies Ayers & Archibald — Banana Follies
(Hux Records 007, 1972/1998, CD)
David Bedford — Nurses Song with Elephants David Bedford — Nurses Song with Elephants
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2276, 1972/2011, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Singing the Bruise: The BBC Sessions 1970-72 Kevin Ayers — Singing the Bruise: The BBC Sessions 1970-72
(Band of Joy BOJCD 019, 1972/1996, CD)
Kevin Ayers — What More Can I Say... Kevin Ayers — What More Can I Say...
(Reel Recordings RR 009, 1972/2008, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Whatevershebringswesing Kevin Ayers — Whatevershebringswesing
(EMI 07243-582776-2-3, 1972/2003, CD)
Soft Machine — BBC Radio 1967-1971 Soft Machine — BBC Radio 1967-1971
(Hux Records 037, 1971/2003, 2CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 4 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 4
(Voiceprint VP204CD, 1970/1998, CD)
Kevin Ayers and the Whole World — Hyde Park Free Concert 1970 Kevin Ayers and the Whole World — Hyde Park Free Concert 1970
(Reel Recordings RR 002, 1970/2007, CD)
Kevin Ayers and the Whole World — Shooting at the Moon Kevin Ayers and the Whole World — Shooting at the Moon
(EMI 07243-582777-2-2, 1970/2003, CD)
Kevin Ayers — Joy of a Toy Kevin Ayers — Joy of a Toy
(EMI 07243-582776-2-3, 1969/2003, CD)
Wilde Flowers — Tales of Canterbury: The Wilde Flowers Story - Brian's Tale Wilde Flowers — Tales of Canterbury: The Wilde Flowers Story - Brian's Tale
(Voiceprint VPB 123, 1969/1994, CD+Book)
The Wilde Flowers — The Wilde Flowers The Wilde Flowers — The Wilde Flowers
(Voiceprint VP123, 1969/1994, CD)
Robert Wyatt — '68 Robert Wyatt — '68
(Cuneiform Rune 375, 1968/2013, CD)
Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 1 Various Artists — Canterburied Sounds Volume 1
(Voiceprint VP201CD, 1968/1998, CD)
The Soft Machine — The Soft Machine The Soft Machine — The Soft Machine
(Sundazed SC 6305, 1968/2012, CD)
Soft Machine — Soft Machine Turns On, Volume 2 Soft Machine — Soft Machine Turns On, Volume 2
(Voiceprint VP234CD, 1968/2001, CD)
Soft Machine — Soft Machine Turns On, Volume 1 Soft Machine — Soft Machine Turns On, Volume 1
(Voiceprint vp231cd, 1967/2001, CD)

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