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Neon (RCA) discography

This is a discography of the albums released on the UK label Neon.

Neon was a label setup by RCA in the UK as an outlet for jazz and "progressive" rock and folk. Eleven LPs were released on the label in 1971 and 1972. Only 3 of the albums are jazz albums but the full list is given for completeness sake.

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Beginning From An End, Fair Weather, 1971, Neon NE 01

Tracks : God Cried Mother, Don't Mess With Cupid, Dead And Past, Beginning From An End, I Hear You Knockin', You Ain't No Friend, Sit And Think, Looking For The Red Label, Poor Man's Bum A Run

Musicians include : Andy Fairweather-Low, Neil Jones, Blue Weaver, Bud Parkes, Clive Taylor, Denis Bryon

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Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath, Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath, 1971, Neon NE 02

Tracks : MRA, Davashe's Dream, The Bride, Andromeda, Night Poem, Union Special

Musicians : Chris McGregor, Harry Beckett, Mongezi Feza, Marc Charig, Malcolm Griffiths, Nick Evans, Ronnie Beer, Alan Skidmore, Dudu Pukwana, Mike Osborne, John Surman, Harry Miller, Louis Moholo

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Indian Summer, Indian Summer, 1971, Neon NE 03

Tracks : God Is The Dog, Emotions Of Men, Glimpse, Half Changed Again, Black Sunshine, From The Film Of The Same Name, Secrets Reflected, Another Tree Will Grow

Musicians : Bob Jackson, Colin Williams, Malcolm Harker, Paul Hooper

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Tonton Macoute, Tonton Macoute, 1971, Neon NE 04

Tracks : Just Like Stone, Don't Make Me Cry, Flying South In Winter, Dreams, You Make My Jelly Roll, Natural High Part I, Natural High Part II

Musicians : Paul French, Dave Knowles, Chris Gavin, Nigel Reveler

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Dando Shaft, Dando Shaft, 1971, Neon NE 05

Tracks : Coming Home To Me, Sometimes, Waves Upon The Ether, Riverboat, Dewet, Railway, Whispering Ned, Pass It On, Kalyope Driver, Till The Morning Comes, Prayer

Musicians : Dave Cooper, Kev Dempsey, Martin Jenkins, Roger Bullen, Ted Kay, Polly Bolton

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Spring, Spring, 1971, Neon NE 06

Tracks : The Prisoner (Eight By Ten), Grails, Boats, Shipwrecked Soldier, Golden Fleece, Inside Out, Song To Absent Friends (The Island), Gazing

Musicians : Ray Martinez, Kips Brown, Adrian Maloney, Pique Withers, Pat Moran

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Shape Of The Rain (Riley, Riley, Wood And Waggett), 1971, Neon NE 07

Tracks : Woman, Patterns, Castles, Wasting My Time, Rockfield Roll, Yes, Dusty Road, Willowing Trees, I'll Be There, Broken Man: Every One A Gem/After Collapsing At Kingsley's

Musicians : Keith Riley, Len Riley, Brian Wood, Tag Waggett

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Time IS ..., Raw Material, 1971, Neon NE 08

Tracks : Ice Queen, Empty Houses, Insolent Lady: By The Way / Small Thief / Insolent Lady, Miracle Worker, Religion, Sun God: Awakening / Realisation / Worship

Musicians : Colin Catt, Dave Greene, Michael Fletscher, Phil Gunn, Paul Young

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Septober Energy, Centipede, 1971, Neon NE 09

Tracks : Septober Energy, Septober Energy, Septober Energy, Septober Energy

Musicians : Keith Tippett, Marc Charig, Mongezi Feza, Mick Collins, Peter Parkes, Ian Carr, Dave Amis, Dave Perrottet, Nick Evans, Paul Rutherford, Alan Skidmore, Brian Smith, Gary Windo, Larry Stabbins, Dudu Pukwana, Ian McDonald, Jan Steel, Elton Dean, Dave White, Karl Jenkins, John Williams, Brian Godding, Brian Belshaw, Dave Markee, Harry Miller, Jeff Clyne, Jill Lyons, Roy Babbington, Robert Wyatt, Tony Fennell, John Marshall, Boz, Julie Tippett, Maggie Nichols, Mike Patto, Zoot Money, plus a large string section

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Metropolis, Mike Westbrook, 1971, Neon NE 10

Tracks : Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII, Part IX

Musicians : Mike Westbrook, Nigel Carter, Kenny Wheeler, Harold Beckett, Henry Lowther, Dave Holdsworth, Malcolm Griffiths, Paul Rutherford, Paul Nieman, Derek Wadsworth, Geoff Perkins, Mike Osborne, Ray Warleigh, Alan Skidmore, George Khan, John Warren, John Taylor, Gary Boyle, Harry Miller, Chris Laurence, Alan Jackson, John Marshall, Norma Winstone

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The Running Man, The Running Man, 1971, Neon NE 11

Tracks : Higher And Higher, Hope-Place, Nicholas, Another, Find Yourself, Look And Turn, If You Like, Spirit, Children, Running Man

Musicians : Ray Russell, Alan Greed, Alan Rushton / Harry Beckett (tracks 2 & 5), Gary Windo (tracks 2 & 8), Roy Cameron (track 10)

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Last updated February 2016