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Personal Data:

Born: 16.08.1944 (Herne Bay, GB)
Died: 18.02.2013
AYERS Kevin (photo)


1964-65 The Wilde Flowers
1966 Mister Head
1966-68 Soft Machine
1970-71 Whole World
? Gong
cca 12/72 Decadence
since 1974 Kevin Ayers And The Soporifics


Kevin Ayers - voc,g
Andy Summers - g
Charlie McCracken - bg
Bill Livesey - kb
Rob Townsend - ds
Bill Evans - voc,fl

Former Members:

David Bedford (kb, 1970-?); Henry Crallan (kb, cca 1973); Mike Ratledge (kb, cca 1973); Jacob Magnusson (kb, 1974-?); Zoot Money (kb, 1974-2/77)

Ollie Halsall (voc,g,kb, 1974-?)

Steve Hillage (g, 1971); Cal Batchelor (g, cca 1973)

Mike Oldfield (bg, 1970-71); Archie Leggett (bg, 1972-74); Rick Wills (bg, 1974-?)

Mick Fincher (ds, 1970-?); Freddie Smith (ds, cca 1973); Eddie Sparrow (ds, 1974-?); Tony Newman (ds, 1974-?)

Lol Coxhill (sax, 1970-?); Didier Malherbe (sax, 1971)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Joy Of A Toy12/1969 Harvest
2.Shooting At The Moon
& The Whole World
12/1970 Harvest
5.Confessions Of Doctor Dream And Other Stories24.05.1974Island
6.June 1, 1974
& John Cale & Brian Eno & Nico, prod. Richard Williams
7.Sweet Deceiver
produced by: Kevin Ayers/Ollie Haircut
8.Joy Of A Toy / Shooting At The Moon
feat. Mike Oldfield & David Bedford
6/1975 Harvest
9.Odd Ditties05.03.1976Harvest
10.Yes We Have No Maňanas - So Get Your Mananas Today04.06.1976Harvest
11.Rainbow Takeaway4/1978 Harvest
12.That's What You Get Babe
produced by: Graham Preskett
2/1980 Harvest
14.Diamond Jack And The Queen Of Pain6/1983 Roadrunner
15.The Kevin Ayers Collection7/1983 See For Miles
16.Deja Vu1984 Blau
17.As Close As You Think
& Ollie Halsall
6/1986 Illuminated
18.Falling Up2/1988 Virgin
19.Banana Productions - The Best Of Kevin Ayers
6/1989 Harvest
20.Still Life With Guitar2/1992 Permanent
21.BBC Life In Concert 19727/1992 Windsong
22.Document Series1992 Connoisseur
23.Singing The Bruise (BBC Sessions 1970-72)1996 Band Of Joy
24.First Show In The Appearance (BBC 1973-76)1996 Strange Fruit
25.Garden of Love09.06.1998Floating World
26.Didn't Feel Lonely Till I Thought of You05.10.2004Edsel
27.Kevin Ayers: The BBC Sessions 1970-197606.12.2005Hux
28.The Unfairground03.09.2007Lomax
29.Hyde Park Free Concert 1970
& The Whole World
30.Songs for Insane Times: Anthology 1969-198022.07.2008EMD
31.Rainbow Takeaway: That's What You Get Babe06.10.2011BGO
32.Live At The BBC 1970 & 197229.01.2013B13
33.Howling at the Moon
& The Whole World

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Singing A Song In The Morning / Eleanor's Cake Which Ate Her2/1970 Harvest
2.Religious Experience1970
3.Butterfly Dance / Puis-Je?10/1970 Harvest
4.Strange In Blue Suede Shoes / Stars4/1971 Harvest
5.Oh! Wot A Dream / Connie On A Rubber Band17.11.1972Harvest
6.Caribbean Moon / Take Me To Tahiti4/1973 Harvest
7.The Up Song / Everybody's Sometimes And Some People's All The Time Blues10.05.1974Island
8.Who's Going To Take Me Home After The Show? Thank You Very Much28.06.1974Island
9.Falling In Love Again / Everyone Knows The Song20.02.1976Island
10.Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes / Fake Mexican Tourist Blues27.02.1976Harvest
11.Caribbean Moon / Take Me To Tahiti28.05.1976Harvest
12.Star / The Owl22.04.1977Harvest
13.Money, Money, Money / Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes29.02.1980Harvest
14.Animals / Don't Fall In Love With Me
(ve Španělsku)
15.My Speedin' Heart / Champagne And Valium7/1983 Charly
16.Stepping Out / Only Heaven Knows5/1986 Illuminated
17.Baby Come Home / Walk On Water15.09.2008Lo Max


1970-? Kevin Ayers And The Whole Wide World
1973 Kevin Ayers And 747
since 1974 Kevin Ayers And The Soporifics

appeared on the LP:

Steve Miller & Lol Coxhill: The Story So Far ... Oh Really? (18.10.74, Caroline)

appeared on the SP:
Mike Oldfield: Don Alfonso (07.02.75, Virgin)

Press References:

Melody Maker
1972005.02.197216Albumsalbum review
19732126.05.197335Albumsalbum review
19742201.06.197446Caught In The Actgig review
19744907.12.197463Caught In The Actgig review
19751512.04.197534Albumsalbum review
19754218.10.197540Albumsalbum review
1976928.02.197639Singles Extrasingle review
19762519.06.19763New Singlessingle review
19762519.06.197621New Albumsalbum review
19763314.08.197629New Albumsalbum review
1980901.03.198025Singlessingle review
19801821.06.198010After Darkinterview
19832625.06.198328Albumsalbum review
19833527.08.198323Albumsalbum review
19955123.12.199531Livegig review
New Musical Express
1973028.04.197315Albumsalbum review
1973002.06.197336Albumsalbum review
1973009.06.197324Front Row Reviewsgig review
1974011.05.19743News Desk
1974018.05.197423Albumsalbum review
1974008.06.197437Front Row Reviewsgig review
1974002.11.19743News Desk
1974030.11.19740NME Guitar Book
1974014.12.197439On The Towngig review
1975005.04.197522Plattersalbum review
1976001.05.197617Plattersalbum review
1976029.05.19762News Desk
1976019.06.197615Plattersalbum review, single review
Rock & Pop
199710 57Zapomenutí nezapomenprofile