Keynsham (album)

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Studio album by Bonzo Dog Band
Released November, 1969
Recorded Trident Studios
Genre Comedy rock, Psychedelic pop, Music-hall
Label Liberty LBS 83290 (also Sunset SLS 50375)
Producer Neil Innes, Vivian Stanshall
Bonzo Dog Band chronology
Let's Make Up And Be Friendly

Keynsham is the fourth album by the Bonzo Dog Band, originally released in 1969.

In 2007 the album was re-issued on CD by EMI with 5 bonus tracks. The bonus tracks were not actually performed by the The Bonzo Dog Band, but were from later solo projects performed by individual members of the group.

The album title is a reference to Horace Batchelor, a football pools predictor who regularly advertised his service on Radio Luxembourg in the early 1960s. He would spell out the town's name carefully and deliberately when giving his contact details. The album starts with a quote from Horace Batchelor's radio advertisement "I have personally won ..."

Sleeve Notes[edit]

Mothers with children please note. This record is inedible!

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "You Done My Brain In"   Neil Innes 1:41
2. "Keynsham"   Innes 2:22
3. "Quiet Talks & Summer Walks"   Innes 3:38
4. "Tent"   Vivian Stanshall 3:06
5. "We Were Wrong"   Stanshall 2:33
6. "Joke Shop Man"   Innes 1:23
7. "The Bride Stripped Bare (By "Bachelors")"   Stanshall/Innes 2:40
8. "Look At Me, I'm Wonderful"   Stanshall 1:47
9. "What Do You Do?"   Innes 3:12
10. "Mr. Slater's Parrot"   Stanshall 2:27
11. "Sport (The Odd Boy)"   Stanshall 3:31
12. "I Want To Be With You"   Innes 2:17
13. "Noises For The Leg"   Stanshall 1:54
14. "Busted"   Stanshall/Innes 5:48

Bonus tracks in 2007 CD re-issue[edit]

  1. "Are You Having Any Fun?" {by Vivian Stanshall & Kilgaron}
  2. "How Sweet To Be An Idiot" {by Neil Innes}
  3. "When Yuba Plays The Rumba On The Tuba" {by Roger Ruskin Spear}
  4. "The Young Ones" {by Vivian Stanshall & Kilgaron}
  5. "Witchi Tai To" {by Topo D. Bill}