2 Ozs of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle

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2 Ozs of Plastic With A Hole In The Middle
Studio album by Man
Released September 1969 (September 1969)
Recorded 1969 Pye Studios, London
Genre Psychedelic rock, Progressive rock, Hard rock
Length 37:52
Label Dawn
Producer John Schroeder
Man chronology
Revelation
(1969)
2 Ozs of Plastic With A Hole In The Middle
(1969)
Man
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
DPRP 7.5/10 stars [2]

2 Ozs of Plastic With A Hole In The Middle is the second studio album by the Welsh psychedelic/progressive rock band Man and was released in September 1969.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Source: Discogs[3]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Prelude"
"The Storm"  
Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
Micky Jones, Leonard
12:18
2. "It Is As It Must Be"   Clive John, Ray Williams 8:27
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Spunk Box"   John, Micky Jones 5:45
2. "My Name Is Jesus Smith"   Micky Jones, Leonard 4:03
3. "Parchment and Candles"   Leonard 1:51
4. "Brother Arnold's Red and White Striped Tent"   Micky Jones, Leonard 5:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Clive John – organ, piano, guitar, vocals
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • Micky Jones  – lead guitar, vocals
  • Deke Leonard  – guitar, harp, piano, percussion, vocals
  • Ray Williams – bass, vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producer – John Schroeder
  • Engineers – Howard Barrow, Alan Florence & Brian Humphries
  • Liner notes – Dinnes Cruickshank

Re-Releases[edit]

2 Ozs of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle was re-released on CD in May 2009 (Esoteric Eclec 2128) including 3 bonus tracks:-

  1. "My Name Is Jesus Smith" (Alternative version)
  2. "A Sad Song" (Grasshopper)
  3. "Walkin' The Dogma" ("Spunk Box" demo) [4]

The original album has also been re-released on two CD compilations:-

  • The Dawn Of Man (1997) Recall SMD CD 124
  • The Definitive Collection (1998) Castle CCSCD 832.

Both these compilations also include Man's previous album Revelation and bonus singles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2 Ozs. of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "2 Ozs. of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle Review". www.dprp.net. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "2 Ozs. of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle Information". Discogs. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Esoteric re-release track listing". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 

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