BBC Radio 1 Sessions

Classic Session - Ivor Cutler

Recorded: Almost annually since 1969 (21 by Radio 1's 25th Anniversary)
Studios: Mostly Maida Vale 4
Producers: Numerous
Engineers: Numerous
First Broadcast: John Peel
Tracks: See Sessionography
Line-up: Ivor Cutler, vocals, piano, harmonium.

Sessionography

All tracks: Ivor Cutler (vocals, piano, harmonium)


Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 5/5/69 7/5/69 S2 Pete Ritema Mike Harding
TrackTitle
01)Trouble trouble
02)Bounce bounce bounce
03)In my room there sits a box

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Top Gear 15/2/71 27/2/71 Playhouse Theatre,
Northumberland Avenue
John Walters Bob Conduct
TrackTitle
01)Trouble trouble/I'm going in a field
02)A second before is not now
03)Ivor you are beautiful
04)My father once had
05)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol II episode 2
06)Sit down/Man with the trembly nose
07)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol II episode 7
08)A lemon on the grass
09)A seal is a sheep
10)Two balls/Two fried eggs for sixpence (recorded 8/5/71)

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 8/11/71 24/11/71 Playhouse Theatre,
Northumberland Avenue
John Walters Bob Conduct
TrackTitle
01)I believe in bugs/That's what it's all about
02)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol II episodes 1 & 9
03)The green rain/Mud
04)If all the cornflakes/I like sitting/When I entered heaven/Poem by my son Jeremy.

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 3/9/73 25/9/73 Studio T1,
Transcription Service,
Kensington House,
Shepherd's Bush
John Walters Bob Conduct
TrackTitle
01)Piano tuner song AD2000
02)A wag at the flicks
03)Gooseberries and bilberries
04)I worn my elbows
05)Poems from "Many flies have feathers"
06)Pearly gleam
07)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol II episode 4 (recorded 11/12/73)

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 14/11/74 28/11/74 Maida Vale 4 Tony Wilson Bill Aitken
TrackTitle
01)Railway sleepers/Three sisters
02)I'm walkin' to a farm/Baby sits
03)Alone/Lean/The turn/What?
04)Big Jim
05)Yellow fly/I think very deeply
06)Song of the sky
07)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol II episode 6

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 25/9/75 14/10/75 Maida Vale 4 John Walters *
TrackTitle
01)Pearly winged fly
02)Go and sit upon the grass
03)Sleepy old snake
04)Little black buzzer
05)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol. II ep.11
06)Fremsley
07)True humility
08)Nigerians in a tunnel
09)I spent ten years
10)Excitement
11)A hen runs
12)A bowled over child
13)A wooden tree

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 17/8/76 31/8/76 Maida Vale 4 * Mike Robinson?
TrackTitle
01)Bicarbonate of chicken
02)Barabadabada
03)In the chestnut tree
04)Rubber toy
05)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol. II ep.5
06)Lemon flower
07)Everybody got
08)The surly buddy (story)
09)I ate a lady's bun
10)Stubborn vassals
11)Fish
12)Living donkey
13)When I stand on an open cart
14)Irk (9-14 poems)

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 10/8/77 17/8/77 Maida Vale 4 Tony Wilson Mike Robinson
TrackTitle
01)A great grey grasshopper
02)A suck of my thumb
03)The shchi
04)Get away from the wall
05)The natural height of cloud/If we dug a hole
06)I had a little boat/I'm going in a field
07)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol. II episode 12
08)Life in a Scotch sitting-room Vol. II episode 13
09)Jungle tips

This session was released by Strange Fruit (SFPS068)


Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 3/4/78 12/4/78 Maida Vale 4 Tony Wilson Dave Dade
TrackTitle
01)Three piece suite
02)Lead bell
03)The head of a nail/The blonde mouse
04)A mouse asked a rat/A small mouse beckons
05)I even know what size/The old lady danced
06)Life in a Scotch sitting room vol. II episodes 3 & 8 & 14
07)My face is red
08)There's got to be something there
09)The green rain (3-6 poems)

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 20/2/79 27/2/79 Maida Vale 4 Trevor Dann Mike Robinson
TrackTitle
01)The obliging fairy
02)The man with the trembly nose
03)I love you but I don't know what I mean
04)Bubu bird
05)Pass the ball Jim
06)Examine the contents/A saucer/A lady found an insect/Melon
07)Gruts for tea
08)Egg-meat (6,7,8 poems)

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 15/4/81 22/4/81 Langham 1 Chris Lycett *
TrackTitle
01)Pellets
02)O.K. I'll count to eight
03)Tomato brain
04)Step it outlively boys
05)Counting song
06)Ready/A land of penguins/Her darling
07)Oh quartz/How do you do/Dirty sky
08)Life in a Scotch sitting room - episodes 15 & 16

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 23/2/83 3/3/83 Maida Vale 4 Roger Pusey Nick Gomm
TrackTitle
01)Pussy on the mat/Blue bear/Women of the world
02)Halfway through/The wren/Creamy pumpkins
03)Life in a Scotch sitting room vol. II episodes 17 & 18
04)Brenda/Mostly tins/People run to the edge
05)Bad eye/A doughnut in my hand/Old black dog (recorded 23/3/83)

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 15/2/84 22/2/84 Maida Vale 5 Roger Pusey Nick Gomm

TrackTitle
01)All the time
02)The revelation
03)Her equipment
04)Three men
05)Just a nuance
06)Life in a Scotch sitting room vol. II episode 19
07)Vegetarians
08)Lemonade
09)I jumped over a wall
10)Jelly mountain
11)My next album
12)I built a house
Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 30/6/85 15/7/85 Maida Vale 5 Dale Griffin Mike Engels
TrackTitle
01)Back home
02)I'm fixed
03)Knockin' at my door
04)It's snowin'
05)I'm walkin' to a farm
06)Life in a Scotch sitting room vol. II episode 10
07)Other poems

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 11/5/86 21/5/86 Maida Vale 5 Dave Griffin Mike Engels
TrackTitle
01)Bend down yetta
02)Crunch crunch
03)A ball ina barrel
04)One of the best
05)Questionnaire
06)Glasgow dreamer #3 & #4
07)Eggmeat
08)Jewish jokes
09)God's blessing
10)Laughter and disbelief
11)Bucket and steam
12)Maturity
13)Vermin
14)A new home
15)Large and Puffy
16)A country door
17)Are you a Tory?
18)The curse
19)Scratch on my back

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Kershaw 21/5/87 4/6/87 * Dale Griffin Ted de Bono &
Phil Stannard
TrackTitle
01)A romantic man
02)Carry on dancing
03)The river bends
04)The book
05)Dolly
Poems:
01)Intro and local natural sounds
01)Free wood
01)Loneliness
01)Seven
01)A warm bucket
01)Glasgow dreamer #14 & #15
01)A big head

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 9/6/87 15/6/87 * Dale Griffin *
TrackTitle
01)The shapely balloon
02)The clever night doctor
03)The aggressive onion-vendor
04)Me and my kid brother
05)The perambulating Scottish collander
06)A wag at the flicks

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Kershaw 26/5/88 23/6/88 * Dale Griffin Nick Gomm &
Mark Farrar
TrackTitle
01)And so do I
02)Jump in the Clyde
03)The dishes are dry
04)A strategy suit with a jelly pocket
05)Glasgow dreamer #5 & #1
06)Thunder and lightning
07)Evergreen moon
08)Amplification is the curse of civilisation
09)Picking your nose
10)Barrel tosos
11)Emasculated
12)Leather
13)Their favourite

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Kershaw 27/7/89 5/11/89 * Dale Griffin *
TrackTitle
01)Glasgow dreamer #2 & #18
02)Mishap #2 & #3/Tsukiyuki hana
03)Tree dentist/Stiff as a meningue/A clear lite
04)Where re my underwriters/Her strange brain/Austin Metro

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 9/5/91 6/7/91 Maida Vale 5 Dale Griffin Nick Gomm &
Julia Carney
TrackTitle
01)Glasgow dreamer #6 & #8
02)Beside the fish/Footsteps/Green light
03)Biltong/A long hard gland/Hee haw
04)Two coy hinnies/Insect/Seaweed

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Peel 31/10/91 15/12/91 Maida Vale 4 Dale Griffin Ted de Bono &
Ro Khan
TrackTitle
01)Thick coat
02)Neighbours
03)Eyes shut tight
04)What a mistake
05)Glasgow dreamer #7 & #10

Program Recorded First Broadcast Studio Producer Engineer
Kershaw * May 96 * * *
TrackTitle

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1996 Mark Lodge
Last Modified: Friday November 8th 1996