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Loose Tubes discography

This is a discography of albums by big band Loose Tubes.

Loose Tubes were a British based cooperative group formed in 1984. The group performed and recorded through the second half of the 1980s and disbanded in 1990. They reunited in 2014 for a series of 30th anniversary concerts.


Loose Tubes discography

Loose Tubes, Loose Tubes, 1985, Loose Tubes Limited LTLP 001

Tracks : Eden Express, Rowing Boat Delineation Egg, Descarga, Descarga Ocurriencia, Yellow Hill, Mister Zee, Arriving

Musicians : Chris Batchelor, David DeFries, John Eacott, Lance Kelly, Steve Waterman, Steve Day, John Harborne, Richard Pywell, Ashley Slater, Mark Lockheart, Tim Whitehead, Steve Buckley, Iain Ballamy, Dave Bitelli, Howard Turner, Eddie Parker, Dai Pritchard, Dave Powell, Django Bates, John Parricelli, Steve Berry, Nic France, Steve Argüelles, Colin Lazzerini

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Delightful Precipice, Loose Tubes, 1986, Loose Tubes Limited LTLP 003

Tracks : Säd Afrika, Delightful Precipice, Shelley, Sosbun Brakk, Sunny, Hermeto's Giant Breakfast, Would I Were

Musicians : (to be added)

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Open Letter, Loose Tubes, 1988, Editions EG

Tracks : Sweet Williams, Children's Game, Sticklebacks, Blue, The Last Word, A, Accepting Suites From Strangers, Open Letter To Dudu Pukwana

Musicians : Chris Batchelor, Dave DeFries, John Eacott, Lance Kelly, John Harborne, Steve Day, Richard Pywell, Ashley Slater, Mark Lockheart, Iain Ballamy, Steve Buckley, Julian Argüelles, Eddie Parker, Dai Pritchard, Django Bates, John Parricelli, Steve Berry, Steve Argüelles, Thebe Lipere

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Jazzbühne Berlin '87, Loose Tubes, 1991, Repertoire Records

Tracks : Open Letter To Dudu Pukwana, Shadow Play, Mo Mhuirnin Ban, Sticklebacks, De Lightful Precipice, Psychopath A Go-Go, Blue, Arriving, Mister Zee

Musicians : Chris Batchelor, Dave Defries, John Eacott, Lance Kelly, Ashley Slater, Steve Day, John Harborne, Richard Pywell, Steve Buckley, Mark Lockheart, Eddie Parker, Dai Prichard, Iain Ballamy, Tim Whitehead, Julian Arguelles, Dave Powell, Django Bates, John Parricelli, Steve Berry, Steve Arguelles, Thebi Lipere

Recorded live in East Berlin in 1987.

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Dancing On Frith Street, Loose Tubes, 2010, Lost Marble LM 005

Tracks : Yellow Hill, Discovering Metal, Last Word, Shelley, Godbucket, Like Life, Village

Musicians : Chris Batchelor, Ted Emmett, Paul Edmonds, Lance Kelly, Noel Langley, Steve Day, John Harborne, Richard Pywell, Paul Taylor, Ashley Slater, Eddie Parker, Dai Pritchard, Steve Buckley, Iain Ballamy, Mark Lockheart, Julian Nicholas, Ken Stubbs, Dave Powell, Django Bates, John Parricelli, Steve Watts, Martin France, Thebi Lipere

Recorded live during the last week of the existence of the band in September 1990 at Ronnie Scott's on Frith Street in London.

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Säd Afrika, Loose Tubes, 2012, Lost Marble LM 006

Tracks : Säd Afrika, Exeter, King Of Cities, Sunny, No Mhúirnin Bán, Delightful Precipice, Sosbun Brakk, Sweet William

Musicians : Chris Batchelor, Ted Emmett, Paul Edmonds, Lance Kelly, Noel Langley, Steve Day, John Harborne, Richard Pywell, Paul Taylor, Ashley Slater, Eddie Parker, Dai Pritchard, Steve Buckley, Iain Ballamy, Mark Lockheart, Julian Nicholas, Ken Stubbs, Dave Powell, Django Bates, John Parricelli, Steve Watts, Martin France, Thebi Lipere

Recorded live during the last week of the existence of the band in September 1990 at Ronnie Scott's in London.

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Arriving, Loose Tubes, 2015, Lost Marble LM 008

Tracks : Armchair March, Children's Game, The Wolf's Dream And The Wild Eye, A, Nights At The Circus, Eden Express, Arriving, Fast Forward, As I Was Saying..., Bright Smoke, Cold Fire, Creeper

Musicians : Chris Batchelor, John Eacott (tracks 9-11), Lance Kelly, Noel Langley, Paul Edmonds (tracks 1-7), Ted Emmett (tracks 1-7), Ashley Slater, John Harborne, Paul Taylor, Richard Pywell, Steve Day (tracks 1-7), Richard Henry (tracks 9-11), Iain Ballamy, Julian Argüelles (tracks 9-11), Julian Nicholas, Ken Stubbs (tracks 1-7), Mark Lockheart, Steve Buckley, Eddie Parker, Dai Pritchard, David Powell, Django Bates, John Parricelli, Steve Watts, Martin France, Thebi Lipere, Matjeka (tracks 9-11)

Tracks 1 to 7 recorded live in September 1990 at Ronnie Scott's in London. Tracks 9 to 11 recorded live for the BBC at Ronnie Scott's on May 8, 2014.

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Last updated April 2016