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Re: "Chinese Envoy" (1983/4)

From: Scott Carr <scott_at_tapehissrecordings.com>
Date: Wed 04 Jun 2003 - 21:14:49 PDT


Actually, the ID3 tags embedded in the MP3 seem to indicate that this recording was made in 1990 @ KCRW.

Scott

Andreas Hering wrote:
>
> Hello folks,
>
> "Chinese Envoy" was most likely the very first cover version ever issued by
> The Jazz Butcher and sounds as it was recorded during The Catbag Session in
> May 1983 (cf. "Affection" 12"), please see the message below for details.
>
> >Date: Sun, 24 Jan 1999 09:46:56 +0000
> >To: <jbc-list@pasture.ecn.purdue.edu>
> >From: Perfection As A Hipster <Andreas.Hering@stud.uni-hannover.de>
> >Subject: Exclusive compilation contributions by The Jazz Butcher
> >
> >Hello folks,
> >
> >this might have been discussed in the early years of this forum, but
> >unfortunately the otherwise excellent website doesn't entirely cover the
> >compilation contributions which were either unissued at the time of
> >release or remained exclusive ever after. I'm aware of the following
> >additions as regards the Glass Records Years ...
> >
> >V.A. - What A Nice Way To Turn Seventeen # 2 7"
> >(UK/Seventeen Rather GEAR 17/'84)
> >Note: No picture sleeve issued.
> >
> >Rag Dolls - Sparrows
> >Nikki Sudden - Missionary Boy
> >The Jazz Butcher - Chinese Envoy (John Cale)
> >Sad Go Round - Elephant Flowers
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher cover version is unavailable elsewhere. Interestingly
> >enough, the same must be said about the other contributions. The Rag Dolls
> >were an early and short-living band of Dave Kusworth (Jacobites),
> >"Missionary Boy" features Nikki Sudden himself on vocals (and is therefore
> >better than the version that appears on _The Bible Belt_ LP with Lizard on
> >vocals) while Sad Go Round was The Swell Maps (!) in disguise. Obviously
> >essential, this highly sought after split single came with a fanzine with
> >contributions by, inter alia, David J, Nikki Sudden and Epic Soundtracks.
> >
> >
> >V.A. - Abigail's Birtday Party MC
> >(UK/--/'86)
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher & Max Eider - Olof Palme
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher contribution coincided with the release of _The Gift Of
> >Music_ LP. Here again, this compilation-tape came with a fanzine and was
> >also available as a limited package with the "Uncle Arthur's Pop Parlour"
> >compilation-tape in addition.
> >
> >
> >V.A. - Gunfire & Pianos LP
> >(UK/Situation Two SITU 17/'86)
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher - Lost In France
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher contribution subsequently appeared as an additional track
> >on _The Gift Of Music_ CD (only).
> >
> >
> >V.A. - 50,000 Glass Fans Can't Be Wrong LP
> >(UK/Glass GLALP 019/'86)
> >Note: Limited edition on clear vinyl.
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher - City Of Night
> >
> >The Jazz Butcher contribution subsequently appeared on the _Big Questions_
> >LP/CD. Having said that, this album also includes an early studio version
> >of "Leaving It Up To You" by Max Eider with The Jazz Butcher on guitar as
> >well as "Fear (Is A Man's Best Friend)" by David J and a different version
> >of "2:35" by Spacemen 3 amongst others.
> >
> >
> >I'd be interested in whether there were other unissued / exclusive
> >compilation contributions during the Glass Records Years, save "Leaving It
> >Up To You" (live) from the Abstract # 5 LP featured on the website.
> >
> > Kindest regards
>
> Andreas
>
> The rain it raineth on the just
> And also on the unjust fella
> But more upon the just because
> The unjust steals the just's umbrella
>
> (Charles Baron Bowen)

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