THE MORPET SHOW 1977
Demonstration Purposes Only ~ not issued
2-LP sampler, consisting of new album releases by EMI, with some being compilations.
Disc PSLP 242:
EMI'S MOR DIVISION CONFERENCE SPECTACULAR
|This disc has EMI's MOR Division personnel impersonating the Muppets
Each track is introduced by Kermit and other
Music and song by SHIRLEY BASSEY, JULIE ANTHONY, TOM JONES,
BENNY HILL, MUPPETS, GEOFF LOVE, BASIL BRUSH, RON GOODWIN,
SOLOMON KING, RICKI VALENCE, PETER SELLERS, FRANK POURCELL,
ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK, JIMMY SHAND, ROGER WHITTAKER,
MAX BOYCE, JES CONRAD, KOTO NEW ENSEMBLE, PATSY GALLANT, ETC.
Playing duration of this LP is over 1 hour.
Disc PSLP 236:
UK/MOR DIVISION 1977 CONFERENCE SAMPLER
|This record has 14 banded tracks.. No Muppets, Morpets, or other!
PATSY GALLANT, PETER SELLERS (with matt Monro), PRIMAS BELA AND HIS ROYAL TZIGANES,
KEN DODD, JIMMY RUSHING, FIVEPENNY PIECE, MANUEL AND THE MUSIC OF THE MOUNTAINS
(Geoff Love), KINGS SINGERS, VICTOR SILVESTER, GEOFF LOVE ('Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'),
RON GOODWIN, WURZELS, WICK SCOTTISH DANCE BAND. Standard playing time.
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|Inside left of the gatefold sleeve details the staff who are mimicking the Muppets,
with some appearing on the back cover in cartoon form. Inside right of gatefold
credits the art designers, etc. Final line here does state "If unfortunately we have
left anyone out please accept our apologies and sincere thanks". Written in pen
below this is: 'Recorded by R.P. in Moli ? Studio d 1977'
This is Robert Parker's own written statement, who was the recording engineer.
This record set was his own property.
Having spent time searching on Google, no information whatsoever could be
found pertaining to this double album set, the conference, EMI's MOR Division, etc .
It is assumed that only a very small number of this promotional item were pressed.
Sleeve is Very Good. Both records are Near Mint @ £150 ( larger image via email)
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