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Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield
Country
England
Profile
Michael Gordon Oldfield is an English multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, working a style that blends progressive rock, folk, ethnic or world music, classical music, electronic music, New Age, and more recently, dance.
Website
http://mikeoldfieldofficial.com
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Releases on file (32)
Kevin Ayers — Too Old to Die Young Kevin Ayers — Too Old to Die Young
(Hux Records HUX 006, 1998, 2CD)
Mike Oldfield — Voyager Mike Oldfield — Voyager
(Reprise 2-46487-AB, 1996, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Hibernaculum Mike Oldfield — Hibernaculum
(Warner Bros WEA 4509 98767 2, 1995, 2CD)
Tom Newman — Variations on a Rhythm of Mike Oldfield - David Bedford Tom Newman — Variations on a Rhythm of Mike Oldfield - David Bedford
(Voiceprint BP191CD, 1995, CDEP)
Mike Oldfield — The Songs of Distant Earth Mike Oldfield — The Songs of Distant Earth
(Warner Bros 4509 98542 2, 1994/2001, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Tubular Bells II Mike Oldfield — Tubular Bells II
(Warner Bros WEA 4509-90618-2, 1992/1999, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Heaven's Open Mike Oldfield — Heaven's Open
(Caroline CAR49386, 1991/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Amarok Mike Oldfield — Amarok
(Caroline CAR49385, 1990/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Earth Moving Mike Oldfield — Earth Moving
(Virgin MIKECD 14, 1989/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Islands Mike Oldfield — Islands
(Geffen Records GCD-352-2, 1987/1999, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Discovery Mike Oldfield — Discovery
(Caroline CAR 1851, 1984/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Crises Mike Oldfield — Crises
(Caroline CAR 1850, 1983/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Five Miles Out Mike Oldfield — Five Miles Out
(Caroline CAR 1853, 1982/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — QE2 Mike Oldfield — QE2
(Caroline CAR 1857, 1980/2000, CD)
Pierre Moerlen's Gong — Downwind Pierre Moerlen's Gong — Downwind
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2235, 1979/2010, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Exposed Mike Oldfield — Exposed
(Caroline CAR 1852, 1979/2000, 2CD)
Mike Oldfield — Platinum (Airborn) Mike Oldfield — Platinum (Airborn)
(Caroline CAR 1856, 1979/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — The Space Move: The Original Soundtrack Mike Oldfield — The Space Move: The Original Soundtrack
(Gonzo Multimedia TPCD192, 1979/2015, CD+DVD)
Mike Oldfield — Incantations Mike Oldfield — Incantations
(Caroline CAR 1854, 1978/2000, CD)
Pekka Pohjola — Keesojen Lehto (The Mathematician's Air Display) Pekka Pohjola — Keesojen Lehto (The Mathematician's Air Display)
(Love Records LRCD 219, 1977/2002, CD)
David Bedford — The Odyssey David Bedford — The Odyssey
(Virgin CDOVD 444, 1976/1994, CD)
David Bedford — The Rime of the Ancient Mariner David Bedford — The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
(Virgin CDOVD 443, 1976/1994, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Ommadawn Mike Oldfield — Ommadawn
(Caroline CAR 1855, 1975/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Hergest Ridge Mike Oldfield — Hergest Ridge
(Caroline CAR 49368, 1974/2000, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Rock Bottom Robert Wyatt — Rock Bottom
(Thirsty Ear thi 57045.2, 1974/1998, CD)
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Mike Oldfield — The Orchestral Tubular Bells The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Mike Oldfield — The Orchestral Tubular Bells
(Virgin MIKECD 3, 1973/2000, CD)
Mike Oldfield — Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield — Tubular Bells
(Virgin CDVX2001, 1973/1998, CD)
David Bedford — Nurses Song with Elephants David Bedford — Nurses Song with Elephants
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2276, 1972/2011, 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)
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)

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