THE IDLE RACE 12": The Birthday party.

Released: 1969
Produced by: Noel Walker
Engineered by:
Recorded in:

The following came to our party…
(1.) Richard Starkey, M.B.E. (2.) Stuart Henry, D.J. (3.) Jimmy Young, D.J. (4.) Jeff Lynne, Idle Race Aged 8, (5.) Tony Blackburn, D.J. (6.) Alan Freeman, D.J. (7.) Kenny Everett, D.J. (8.) Lyndon Johnson, Politician (9.) “Ace” Kefford, Move (10.) Hob Holness, D.J. (11.) Paul Whitehead, Artist/Designer (12.) Little Richard (13.) Oliver Hardy (14.) An elderly fan (15.) Pete Myers, D.J. (16.) Tommy Steele (17.) Gregory Masters, Idle Race (18.) John Lennon, M.B.E. (19.) Robin Scott, Controller of Radios 1 & 2 (20.) Duncan Johnson, D.J. (21.) Hank B. Marvin, Shadows Lead Guitar (22.) Frankie Lyman (23.) George Harrison, M.B.E. (24.) Paul McCartney, M.B.E. (25.) Roy Wood, Move (Formely with Idle Race) (26.) Dave Pritchard, Rhythm Guitar & Vocals, Idle Race (27.) Jeff Lynne, Vocal & Lead Guitar, Idle Race (28.) Gregg Masters, Bass Guitar Vocals, Idle Race (29.) Gordon Andrews (30.) Brian Jones (31.) Roger Spencer, Drums & Vocals, Idle Race (32.) Bob Reisdorff, Director Liberty Records (33.) Chris Denning, D.J. (34.) Terry Wogan, D.J. (35.) Mike Lennox, D.J. (36.) Mr. Ten Per Cent (37.) Mrs. Dave Pritchard (38.) Duke of Windsor (39.) Pete Drummond, D.J. (40.) Jonathan King, T.V. Personality, musician and Scholar (41.) Bev Bevan, Move (42.) Barry Alldis, D.J. (43.) Ray Williams, Sugartown publisher and Idle Race Manager (44.) Jimmy Saville, D.J. and T.V. Personality (45.) Edward Offord, Produces Idle Race Records (46.) Hughie (Double Your Money) Greene (47.) Keith Skues, D.J. (48.) Gerald Chevin, Idle Race Record Producer (49.) Warren Mitchell (Alf Garnett) (50.) Andrew Lauder, Production Libtery Records (51.) David Ryder, D.J. (52.) Dave Cash, D.J. (53.) Martin Davis, Director Liberty Records (54.) Roy Wood (as he was with The Idle Race, 1965) (55.) Emperor Rosko, D.J. (56.) Stevie Winwood, Traffic (57.) Johnny Moran, D.J. (58.) David Symonds, D.J. (59.) Pete Brady, D.J. (60.) Frankie Vaughan (61.) Scott Walker (Aged 16) (62.) Mike Raven, D.J. (63.) Buddy Holly (64.) Roger Spencer (Age 5) (65.) Peter Murray, D.J. (66.) Mike Ahern, D.J. (67.) Ed. Stewart, D.J. (68.) John Peel, Poet & D.J. (69.) Peter Brady, (Invisible Man) (70.) Bill Haley (71.) Gene Vincent (72.) Elvis Presley (73.) Cliff Richard (74.) Fats Domino (75.) Alan Black, D.J. (76.) Bernie Andrews, Radio One’s “Top Gear” Producer.
now we want you to join in.

 

Cover design by:
Label: Liberty LST 7603
Country: United States of America

1: The Skeleton and the roundabout (Jeff Lynne) (2:16)
2: Happy Birthsday (Chevin & Offord) (3:16)
3: The Birthday (Jeff Lynne) (2:09)
4: I like my Toys (Jeff Lynne) (1:45)
5: The Morning sunshine (Jeff Lynne) (2:45)
6: Follow me, follow (Jeff Lynne) (2:45)
7: Sitting in my Tree (Jeff Lynne) (2:50)
8: On with the show (Jeff Lynne) (2:20)
9: Lucky Man (Jeff Lynne) (2:35)
10: (Don't put your boys in the army) Mrs. Ward (Jeff Lynne) (2:10)
11: Pie in the sky (Dave Pritchard) (2:23)
12: The Lady who said she could fly (Jeff Lynne) (2:17)
13: The End of the Road (Jeff Lynne) (2:05)

Released: 1989
Cover design by:
Label: C5 Records, C5-536
Country: United Kingdom

1: The Skeleton and the roundabout (Jeff Lynne) (2:16)
2: Happy Birthsday (Chevin & Offord) (3:16)
3: The Birthday (Jeff Lynne) (2:09)
4: I like my Toys (Jeff Lynne) (1:45)
5: The Morning sunshine (Jeff Lynne) (2:45)
6: Follow me, follow (Jeff Lynne) (2:45)
7: Sitting in my Tree (Jeff Lynne) (2:50)
8: On with the show (Jeff Lynne) (2:20)
9: Lucky Man (Jeff Lynne) (2:35)
10: (Don't put your boys in the army) Mrs. Ward (Jeff Lynne) (2:10)
11: Pie in the sky (Dave Pritchard) (2:23)
12: The Lady who said she could fly (Jeff Lynne) (2:17)
13: The End of the Road (Jeff Lynne) (2:05)

 

Released: 1968 / 2014
Cover design by:
Label: Parlophone, 0825646335374, (Gold/Yellow)
Country: EU

1: The Skeleton and the roundabout (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
2: Happy Birthsday (Chevin & Offord) (-:--)
3: The Birthday (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
4: I like my Toys (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
5: The Morning sunshine (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
6: Follow me, follow (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
7: Sitting in my Tree (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
8: On with the show (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
9: Lucky Man (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
10: (Don't put your boys in the army) Mrs. Ward (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
11: Pie in the sky (Dave Pritchard) (-:--)
12: The Lady who said she could fly (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
13: The End of the Road (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)

 

Released: 1968
Produced by: Chevin and Offord and The Idle Race
Cover design by:
Label: United Records, Sunset Records, SLS 50881
Country: United Kingdom

1: The Skeleton and the roundabout (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
2: Happy Birthsday (Chevin & Offord) (-:--)
3: The Birthday (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
4: I like my Toys (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
5: Morning Sunshine (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
6: Follow me, Follow (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
7: Sitting In My Tree (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
8: On With the Show (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
9: Lucky Man (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
10: (Don't put your boys in the army) Mrs. Ward (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
11: Pie in the Sky (Dave Pritchard) (-:--)
12: The Lady who said she could fly (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)
13: The End of the Road (Jeff Lynne) (-:--)