The Incredible String Band - The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion

Artist:
The Incredible String Band
Category:
Folk, World, & Country
Name:
The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Elektra ‎– EKS-74010, Elektra ‎– EKS 74010
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, Butterfly label
Country: Canada
Date of released:
Category: Rock, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk Rock, Psychedelic, Folk

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Chinese White
Lute [Bowed Gimbri] – Robin Williamson
3:35
A2 No Sleep Blues 3:50
A3 Painting Box
Finger Cymbals – LicoriceLead Guitar – Robin Williamson
4:00
A4 The Mad Hatter's Song
Piano – John HopkinsSitar, Tambura [Tamboura] – Soma
5:35
A5 Little Cloud
Rattle [Rattles] – Robin Williamson
4:02
A6 The Eyes Of Fate 4:04
B1 Blues For The Muse
Harmonica – Mike Heron
2:43
B2 The Hedgehog's Song 3:25
B3 First Girl I Loved 4:50
B4 You Know What You Could Be
Oud [Oud Mandolin] – Robin Williamson
2:45
B5 My Name Is Death 2:42
B6 Gently Tender
Lute [Bass Gimbri] – Robin Williamson
4:42
B7 Way Back In The 1960s 3:07

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Paradox Music
  • Engineered At – Sound Techniques, London
  • Record Company – Elektra Records

Credits

  • Bass – Danny Thompson (tracks: A2 to A4, B1, B3, B4, B7)
  • Drums – Robin Williamson (tracks: A5, B2, B4, B6)
  • Engineer – John Wood
  • Flute – Robin Williamson (tracks: A2, A3, B4, B6)
  • Guitar – Robin Williamson (tracks: A2, A4, A6, B1, B3, B5, B7)
  • Lead Guitar – Mike Heron (tracks: A2, A6, B7)
  • Lead Vocals – Robin Williamson (tracks: A2, A6, B1, B7)
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar – Mike Heron (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B2, B4, B6)
  • Photography By [Photograph] – Iain Skinner*
  • Producer – Joe Boyd
  • Sleeve [Design], Artwork – Simon & Marijke*
  • Vocals – Licorice (tracks: A3, A6, B6), Mike Heron (tracks: A2, A6, B1, B7), Robin Williamson (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B2 to B6)
  • Written-By – Heron* (tracks: A1, A3, A5, B2, B4, B6), Williamson* (tracks: A2, A4, A6, B1, B3, B5, B7)

Notes

The first pressing was on the light brown Elektra label with a large stylized "E" The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion

Category on spine and back cover: EKS-74010
Category on labels: EKS 74010

Stereo.

All compositions © 1967 Paradox Music.

Engineered at Sound Techniques, London.

Printed in Canada.

Track A6, label shows a time of 4:57. Track duration taken by timing is 4:04

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 label): EKS 74010-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 label): EKS 74010-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout): EKS 74010A (AL-)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout): EKS 74010B (AL-)
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EUKS 7257 The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion ‎(LP, Album) Elektra EUKS 7257 UK 1967
K 42001 The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion ‎(LP, Album, RE) Elektra K 42001 UK 1976
K 42001 The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion ‎(LP, Album, RE) Elektra K 42001 Europe Unknown
EKS-74010 The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion ‎(LP, Album, RP, Pit) Elektra EKS-74010 US 1969
EUK 257 The Incredible String Band The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Elektra EUK 257 UK 1967