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Pip Pyle

Pip Pyle
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Philip "Pip" Pyle (1950-2006) was a renowned UK drummer from "The Canterbury Scene." Highly prolific, involved with dozens of bands from the late 60s until 2006 when he died, during tour, from heart-attack in a Parisian hotel.
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Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales
(Zeitgeist Media 3, 2015, DVD)
Pip Pyle's Bash! — Belle Illusion Pip Pyle's Bash! — Belle Illusion
(Cuneiform Rune 193, 2004, CD)
Daevid Allen with Hugh Hopper and Pip Pyle — Brainville: Live in the UK Daevid Allen with Hugh Hopper and Pip Pyle — Brainville: Live in the UK
(Bananamoon Obscura BMOVP002C, 2004, CD)
Pip Pyle's Equip'Out — Instants Pip Pyle's Equip'Out — Instants
(Hux Records 062, 2004, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Out of the Blue Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Out of the Blue
(Crescent Discs CD5CD, 2001, CD)
Pyle - Iung - Greaves — The Pig Part Pyle - Iung - Greaves — The Pig Part
(Voiceprint VP225CD, 2001, CD)
Brainville — The Children's Crusade Brainville — The Children's Crusade
(Gonzo Multimedia HST133CD, 1999/2013, CD)
Gong — Family Jewels Gong — Family Jewels
(Outer Music OM2007CD, 1998, 2CD)
Brainville — Live in NYC '98 Brainville — Live in NYC '98
(Voiceprint VP427CD, 1998/2008, CD)
Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch
(Voiceprint VP198CD, 1998, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Parallel Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Parallel
(Crescent Discs CD4CD, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Gong — The Birthday Party Gong — The Birthday Party
(Voiceprint VPGAS 101CD, 1995, 2CD)
Hugh Hopper — Volume 6 - Special Friends Hugh Hopper — Volume 6 - Special Friends
(Gonzo Multimedia HST248CD, 1995/2015, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Recent Discoveries Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Recent Discoveries
(Crescent Discs CD3CD, 1994, CD)
Richard Sinclair — R.S.V.P. Richard Sinclair — R.S.V.P.
(Sinclair Songs CD 001, 1994, CD)
Short Wave — Live Short Wave — Live
(Voiceprint VP347CD, 1993/2005, CD)
Gong — Shapeshifter Gong — Shapeshifter
(Celluloid 66914-2, 1992/1997, CD)
Phil Miller — Digging In Phil Miller — Digging In
(Cuneiform Rune 34, 1991, CD)
John Greaves — Little Bottle of Laundry John Greaves — Little Bottle of Laundry
(Blueprint BP232CD, 1991/1997, CD)
Pip Pyle's Equip' Out — Up! Pip Pyle's Equip' Out — Up!
(Voiceprint VP348CD, 1991/2005, CD)
Gong — Live on TV Gong — Live on TV
(Code 90 1, 1990/1993, CD)
Soft Heap — A Veritable Centaur Soft Heap — A Veritable Centaur
(Impetus Records IMP CD 18219, 1988/1995, CD)
Phil Miller — Cutting Both Ways Phil Miller — Cutting Both Ways
(Cuneiform Rune 11, 1987/1989, CD)
Pip Pyle's Equipe Out — Pip Pyle's Equipe Out Pip Pyle's Equipe Out — Pip Pyle's Equipe Out
(Voiceprint VP213CD, 1987/1999, CD)
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — Up from the Dark Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — Up from the Dark
(Rykodisc RCD 10011, 1986, 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)
Soft Heap — Soft Heap Soft Heap — Soft Heap
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2131, 1979/2009, CD)
Soft Heap — Al Dente Soft Heap — Al Dente
(Reel Recordings RR 008, 1978/2008, CD)
Gilli Smyth — Mother Gilli Smyth — Mother
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2551, 1978/2016, CD)
National Health — National Health National Health — National Health
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2129, 1978/2009, CD)
National Health — Of Queues and Cures National Health — Of Queues and Cures
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2130, 1978/2009, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hattitude: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 2 Hatfield and the North — Hattitude: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 2
(HATCO-CD73-7502, 1975/2006, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatwise Choice: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 1 Hatfield and the North — Hatwise Choice: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 1
(HATCO-CD73-7501, 1975/2005, CD)
Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club
(Virgin V 2030, 1975, LP)
National Health — Missing Pieces National Health — Missing Pieces
(East Side Digital ESD 81172, 1974/1996, CD)
Gong — Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions Gong — Pre-Modernist Wireless: The Peel Sessions
(Strange Fruit SFR CD 137, 1974/1995, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North
(Virgin V 2008, 1973, LP)
Hatfield and the North — John Peel Session (12th January 1973) Hatfield and the North — John Peel Session (12th January 1973)
((Not on label) no#, 1973/2010, DL)
Gong — Camembert Electrique Gong — Camembert Electrique
(Charly SNIP 405 CD, 1971/2003, CD)
Gong — Continental Circus Gong — Continental Circus
(Mantra 089, 1971/1994, CD)
Delivery — Fool's Meeting Delivery — Fool's Meeting
(Cuneiform Rune 115, 1970/1999, CD)

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