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John Greaves

John Greaves
Country
Wales
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John Greaves is a Welsh bassist and composer born January 23, 1950 in Prestatyn, Wales, UK. He is best known as a member of Henry Cow.
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http://www.myspace.com/johngreaves
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Releases on file (36)
North Sea Radio Orchestra / John Greaves / Annie Barbazza — Folly Bololey - Songs from Robert Wyatt's Rock Bottom North Sea Radio Orchestra / John Greaves / Annie Barbazza — Folly Bololey - Songs from Robert Wyatt's Rock Bottom
(Dark Companion DC012, 2019, CD / DL)
John Greaves — Life Size John Greaves — Life Size
(Manticore Records no#, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
The Artaud Beats — Logos The Artaud Beats — Logos
(Bonobo's Ark BAR004, 2015, CD)
The Artaud Beats — Live at Avantgarde Festival The Artaud Beats — Live at Avantgarde Festival
((Not on label) no#, 2009, CD)
John Greaves — Tambien 1-7 (1995) John Greaves — Tambien 1-7 (1995)
(Resurgence RES141CD, 2005, CD)
John Greaves / Sophia Domancich / Vincent Courtois — The Trouble with Happiness John Greaves / Sophia Domancich / Vincent Courtois — The Trouble with Happiness
(Chant du Monde 274 1199, 2003, CD)
John Greaves — On the Street Where You Live John Greaves — On the Street Where You Live
(Blueprint BP346CD, 2001, CD)
Pyle - Iung - Greaves — The Pig Part Pyle - Iung - Greaves — The Pig Part
(Voiceprint VP225CD, 2001, CD)
John Greaves — The Caretaker John Greaves — The Caretaker
(Blueprint BP347CD, 2000, CD)
Peter Blegvad — Choices under Pressure Peter Blegvad — Choices under Pressure
(Resurgence RES143, 2000, CD)
Robert Wyatt — EPs Robert Wyatt — EPs
(Hannibal HNCD 1440, 1999, 4CD)
Peter Blegvad — Hangman's Hill Peter Blegvad — Hangman's Hill
(ReR Megacorp ReR PB3, 1998, CD)
Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch
(Voiceprint VP198CD, 1998, CD)
Peter Blegvad — Just Woke Up Peter Blegvad — Just Woke Up
(ReR Megacorp ReR PB2, 1996, CD)
John Greaves — Songs John Greaves — Songs
(Resurgence RES112CD, 1993, CD)
John Greaves — Little Bottle of Laundry John Greaves — Little Bottle of Laundry
(Blueprint BP232CD, 1991/1997, CD)
Peter Blegvad  — Downtime Etc. Peter Blegvad — Downtime Etc.
(East Side Digital ESD-81192, 1989/2001, CD)
Soft Heap — A Veritable Centaur Soft Heap — A Veritable Centaur
(Impetus Records IMP CD 18219, 1988/1995, CD)
Peter Blegvad — Knights Like This Peter Blegvad — Knights Like This
(Virgin OVED 188, 1985, LP)
John Greaves — Parrot Fashions John Greaves — Parrot Fashions
(Blueprint BP233CD, 1984/1997, CD)
Peter Blegvad — The Naked Shakespeare Peter Blegvad — The Naked Shakespeare
(Virgin CDV 2284, 1983/1998, CD)
John Greaves — Accident John Greaves — Accident
(Blueprint BP234CD, 1982/1997, CD)
National Health — D.S. al Coda National Health — D.S. al Coda
(Blueprint BP129CD, 1982/2001, CD)
National Health — Playtime National Health — Playtime
(Cuneiform Rune 145, 1979/2001, CD)
Henry Cow — A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities Henry Cow — A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities
(ReR Megacorp HC1000, 1978/2009, CD)
National Health — Of Queues and Cures National Health — Of Queues and Cures
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2130, 1978/2009, CD)
Henry Cow — The Studio: Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow — The Studio: Volumes 1-5
(ReR Megacorp ReR HC 42, 1978/2008, 5CD)
John Greaves / Peter Blegvad / Lisa Herman — Kew.Rhone. John Greaves / Peter Blegvad / Lisa Herman — Kew.Rhone.
(Voiceprint VP200CD, 1977/2006, CD)
Henry Cow — Concerts Henry Cow — Concerts
(ReR Megacorp HC 5 & 6, 1976/2006, 2CD)
Henry Cow — The Road: Volumes 1-5 Henry Cow — The Road: Volumes 1-5
(ReR Megacorp HC 40, 1976/2008, 5CD)
Slapp Happy / Henry Cow — Desperate Straights Slapp Happy / Henry Cow — Desperate Straights
(ReR Megacorp HCSH1, 1975/2004, CD)
Henry Cow — In Praise of Learning Henry Cow — In Praise of Learning
(ReR Megacorp ReR HC3, 1975/2000, CD)
National Health — Missing Pieces National Health — Missing Pieces
(East Side Digital ESD 81172, 1974/1996, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard Robert Wyatt — Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard
(Domino DNO 201, 1974/2008, CD)
Henry Cow — Unrest Henry Cow — Unrest
(ReR Megacorp HC 2, 1974/1999, CD)
Henry Cow — Legend Henry Cow — Legend
(ReR Megacorp HC1, 1973/2000, CD)

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