Birds Are Singing

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Eddie South & Mike Simpson – Music For The Birds (Mercury SRW-16225) 1962

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Philip Green & His Orchestra – Wings Of Song (Jaro JAM-5002) 1959

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Carmen McRae – Birds Of A Feather (Decca DL-8815) 1958

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Muzzy Marcellino – Birds Of A Feather (Liberty LRP-3075) 1958

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Yma Sumac – Birds (Capitol 7″ EP 6F-1219) 1952

 

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Yma Sumac – Fuego Del Ande (Capitol T-1169) 1959

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Catherina Valente – The Hi-Fi Nightingale … (Decca DL-8203) 1956

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Norman Luboff Choir – Calypso Holiday (Columbia CL-1000) 1957

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Bobby Montez – Jungle Fantastiique! (Jubilee JGM-1085) 1958

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Luiz Arruda Paes E Seus Violinos Tropicais – Brasil Romantico (Imperial IMP-30010) 195.

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Eddie Zima & His Orchestra – Circus Polka (Dana 3130) 195.

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The Smart Set – First Sounds … (Warner Bros. BS-1203) 1958

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Xiomara Alfaro – Latin Nightingale (RCA LPM-1787) 1958

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London Symphony Orchestra – Respighi’s The Birds / Brazilian Impressions (Mercury SR-90153) 1959

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Severino Araujo E Sua Orquestra Tabajara – 12 Ritmios Brasileiros (Continental LPP-3076) 1959

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Alex Stordahl – Jasmine Jade (Dot DLP-25282) 1960

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Paul Conrad – Exotic Paradise (Mahalo M-3010) 1960

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Wiener Symphoniker – Selection From Zeller’s Vogelhandler (Philips S-04031-L) 196.

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Tennessee Williams – Reading From The Glass Menagerie, The Yellow Bird, etc. (Caedmon TC-1005) 1960

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Rosana Toledo – Momento Novo (Philips P-632715-L) 1964

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Virginia Belmont – Famous Singing And Talking Birds (V.B. Experience   VB-713) 1960

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Don Pablo De Havana – same (Musidisc XPL-1) 1960

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Oscar Brand – Up In The Air With …; Songs For The Madcap Airmen (Elektra EKL-198) 1960

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Oscar Brand – Out Of The Blue; More Air Force Songs By … (Elekra EKL-178) 1961

 

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Michel Magne & His Orchestra – Tropical Fantasy (Columbia CL-1693) 1962

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Bent Fabric – The Drunken Penguin (Atco SD-33-173) 1964

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Arthur Lyman – Paradise (GNP Crescendo TGM-8010) 1965

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Walter Wanderley – Rain Forest (Verve V6-8658) 1966

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Walter Wanderley – Kee-Ka-Koo (Verve V6-8739) 1967

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Arthur Lyman – Ilikai (Hifi / Life SL-1035) 1967

 

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Supraphon sleeve from the 1950’s

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Maya Angelou – Caged Bird Songs (…) 20..

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The Ugly Duck (Picture Flexidisc) (free Dutch commercial record)

 

Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker:

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Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Bird & Diz (Verve MGC-512) 1952

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Charlie Parker – The … Big Band (Clef MG-C-609) 1954

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Charlie Parker – same (Clef 7″ EP EP C-335) 195.

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Charlie Parker – With Strings (Mercury MG-C-675) 1955

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Charlie Parker – Bird On Tenor 1943; The Birth Of Bebop (Stash ST-260) 1986

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Charlie Parker – same (Dial 10″ LP 201) 1948

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Charlie Parker – same (Dial 10″ LP 202 / 203 / 207) 1948-1949

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Charlie Parker – Bird; The Complete C.P. On Verve (Verve  10CD Set 0600753425497) 2013

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Charlie Parker – The Bird Returns (Savoy Mg-12179) 1962

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Charlie Parker – The Definite … Vol. 2 (Verve 511049) 1966

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Charlie Parker The Definite … Vol. 3 (Verve 711.067) 1966

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Charlie Parker The Definite … Vol. 5 (Verve 711.079) 1966

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Charlie Parker – The Definitive …, Vol. 1 (Metro 2356 059) 197.

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And seven other volumes

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Bird, O.S.T. (Columbia SC 44299) 1988 (bird flies …)

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Charlie Parker – Unheard Bird; The Unissued Takes (Verve 00602547846587) 2016

(bird in the cage …)

More jazz album covers, featuring birds:

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Donald Byrd – Byrd In Flight (Blue Note 4048) 1960

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Donald Byrd – Free Form … (Blue Note BLP 4118) 1966 (also with red and blue letterings)

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Shelly Manne & His Friends – Modern Jazz performances Of Songs From My Fair Lady (Contemporary C-3527) 1956

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Art Blakey – A Night At Birdland, Volume 1 (Blue Note 1521) 1956

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Art Blakey – A Night At Birdland, Volume 2 (Blue Note 1522) 1956

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Herbie Mann Quartet – Flamingo, Volume 2 (Bethlehem BCP-24) 1955

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Johnny Griffin – A Blowin’ Session (Blue Note 1559) 1957

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Coleman Hawkins – The Gilded Hawk (Capitol T-819) 1956

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Coleman Hawkins – The Hawk Flies High (Riverside RLP-120223) 1959

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Jackie Paris – Skylark (Brunswick BL-54019) 1955

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Red Norvo Trio – same (Rondo-lette A-28) 1958

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Ralph Burns And The Quiet Herd – Very Warm For Jazz (Decca DL- 9207) 1958

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Eddie Shu – … I Only Have Eyes For Shu (Bethlehem BEP-1013) 1954

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Pete Jolly Trio And Friends – Little Bird (Ava AS-22) 1963

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Alma Cogan – I Love To Sing (World Record Club FE-58) 1961

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George Shearing Quintet – Lullaby Of Birdland (MGM 7″ EP MGM-EP 607) 1957

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Joe Puma & The Audiobon All-Stars – Like Tweet (Columbia CS-8418) 1961

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Blossom Dearie – Once Upon A Summertime … (Verve MG-V-2111) 1958

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Cal Tjader – Soulbird; Whiffenpoof (Verve V6-8626) 1965

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Charlie Byrd – Brazilian Byrd; Music Of Antonio Carlos Jobim (Columbia CL-9137) 1966

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Donald Byrd – More Brazilian Byrd (Columbia CS-9492) 1967

 

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Christopher Logue & Tony Kinsey – Red Bird; Jazz And Poetry (Parlophone 7″ EP GEP-8765) 1958

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Jimmy Giuffre, Paul Bley & Steve Swallow – Fly Away Little Bird (Owl OWL-068CD) 1992

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Don Byron – Bug Music (Nonsuch 7559-79438-2) 1996

Birds Sounds In Hi-Fi:

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The Hartz Mountain Master Canaries – Canary Training Record  (with organ and marimba accompaniment) (Hartz Mountain Products 606A) 195.

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The Hartz Mountain Master Canaries – Canary Training Record (Hartz Mountain Products 7″ EP UB-52470) 195.

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Provol’s Golden Birds – Golden Voiced Canaries (Decca 3 X 78 RPM 10″ Album No. A-579) 1946

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10″ release (Decca DL-5394) 1952

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Provol’s Golden Birds – Bird Sing-A-Long (Decca 7″ EP ED-2672) 195.

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Arthur C. Barnett – How To Teach Your Parakeet To Talk (RCA 78 RPM …) 194.

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Parakeet Lessons (Dauntless Int. 10″ LP-5001-A) 194.

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Donald J. Borror – Common Bird Songs (Dover Publications 21829-5) 1967

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Ludwig Koch – Songs Of British Birds, No.1 (His Master’s Voice 7″ EP 7EG-8315) 1955

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Ludwig Koch – Songs Of British Birds, No.2 (His Master’s Voice 7″ EP 7EG-8316) 1955

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Jan Tromp – The Whistler (Philips 7″ EP 422058-PE) 196.

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Ralph Platt – The Birds Sing His Praise (Sacred …) 195.

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Artal Orchestra – The Canaries; The Songs Of Canaries With Music By The … (United Artists UAS-6251) 196.

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Later issue (United Artists UAL-3251) 196.

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Art Coates – Whistling Like A  Bird (Dot DLP-25781) 196.

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Singing Canaries (Custom 7″ EP 701 / 702) 196.

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American Radio Warblers – Feathered Stars  Of The Air (78 RPM) 195.

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Jan Lindblad – Fri Som Fageln (…) 197.

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David Lou Vyvyan – The Whistling Voice (Festival 7″ single SPX-108) 195.

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Listen To The Birds, Volumes 1-12 (European Phono Club 7″ EP’s EPHT 1, etc.) 196.

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Shell British Birds Series (7″ EP’s) 196.

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Benzell Graham – A Bird On Her Shoulder (RP RH-1700) 196.

 

The Brazilian Bird Sounds Of Johan Dalgas Frisch:

 

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Cantos De Aves Do Brasil (Sabia SCLP-10502) 1961

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Vozes Da Silva Brasileira (Sabia SRC) 1962

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Vozes Da Amazona, com O Lendario Canto Do Uirapuru (Sabia SCLP-10525) 1963

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Canary Bird’s Symphony (Copacabana 7″ EP 802) 1964

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Canary Bird Symphony (Omega 7″ EP OM-36.06 Y) 1964

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – A Ave, A Selva, A Melodia (Magazine MLP-40379) 1967

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Melodias Imortais Eocanto Dos Canarios (Sabia SBLP-40387) 1969

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Sinfonia Do Natal (Sabia …) 196.

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Sinfonia Das Aves Brasileiras (Sabia SCLP-10.538) 1975

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Johan Dalgas Frisch – Symphony Of The Birds (MGM E-4442) 1975

Fred Lowery; Whistling Like The Birds:

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Fred Lowery – Whistling For You (4 X 78 RPM 10″ set Columbia C-148) 194.

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Fred Lowery – Whistling For You (Columbia 10″ LP CL 6091) 1950

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Fred Lowery – Whistles For The Birds (Lowery …) 195.

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Fred Lowery – Whistle A Happy Tune (Decca DL-78995) 1960

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Fred Lowery – The Blind Whistler (Word WST–8456) 1968

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Fred Lowery – Whistle A Happy Tune; The Decca Years 1958-1960 (Oldays CD) 2015

The Enchanted Tiki Room:

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Various Artists – Walt Disney’s The Enchanted Tiki Room (Disneyland 3966) 1968

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Various Artists – Songs From Walt Disney’s The Enchanted Tiki Room (Disneyland 7″ EP Lg-807) 1968

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Songbirds:

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The Beatles – Free As A Bird (Apple 7″ 7243 8 82587 7 7 / 5″ CDS 7243 8 82587 2 2) 1995

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Bobby Day – Rockin’ With Robin (Class CS-5002) 1959

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Francoise Hardy – Francoise (Disques Vogue 7″ EP VRE-5000) 1964

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The Rascals -See (Atlantic SD-8246) 1969

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Fleetwood Mac – The Pious Good Bird Of Omen (Blue Horizon S 7-63215) 1969

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Fleetwood Mac – Penguin (Reprise K-44235) 1973

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Ambergris – same (Paramount PAS-5014) 1970

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Pavement – Watery Domestic (Matador CD single OLE 044-2) 1992

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Cymande – same (Janus JLS-3044) 1972

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Budgie – Never Turn Your Back On A Friend (MCA MDKS-8010) 1973

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Procol Harum – Exotic Birds And Fruit (Chrysalis CHR-1058) 1974

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Santana – Greatest Hits (Columbia 1R1-6245) 1974

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Rush – Fly By Night (Mercury SRM-1-1023) 1975

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Michael Jackson – The Best Of … (Motown M6-851S1) 1975

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Ultrafunk – Meat Heat (Contempo CLP-601) 1977

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Christopher Cross – same (Warner Bros BSK-3383) 1979

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Christopher Cross – Flamingo (Warner Bros 9 23757-1) 1983

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Christopher Cross – Back Of My Mind (Reprise 9 25685-1) 1988

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Herbie Hancock – Mr. Hands (Columbia JC-36578) 1980

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Atomic Rooster – same (EMI EMC.3341) 1980

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David Thomas And The Pedestrians – Variations On A Theme (Rough Trade ROUGH-60) 1983

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David Thomas, Lindsay Cooper & Chris Cutler – Winter Comes Home (12″ EP RE:DTLP) 1983

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The Rain Parade – Beyond The Sunset (Island IMA-17) 1985

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Talk Talk – Laughing Stock (Polydor 847 717-2) 1991

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Talk Talk – The Best Of … (EMI 7243 8 55735 2 1) 1997

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Talk Talk – Asides Besides (EMI 2CD 7243 8 54807 2 0) 1998

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Talk Talk – London 1986 (Pond Life PLVP-001-CD) 1999

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Talk Talk – Missing Pieces (Pond Life PLVP-004-CD) 2001

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Talk Talk – Introducing … (EMI 7243 5 84167 2 5) 2003

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The Bluebells – Expecting To Fly (Superior Quality Recordings BLUECD-004) 1995

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Aimee Mann – Bachelor No.2 Or The Last Remains Of The Dodo (Interscope VVR-1015542) 1999

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XTC – Apple Venus, Volume 1 (Cooking Vinyl COOK-172) 1999

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Heather Nova – Wonderlust (V2 VVR-1013242) 2000

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Crooked Fingers – same (Warm Electronic Recordings WRM-100 CD) 2000

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The Dylan Group – Ur-Klang Search (Bubble Core BC-027) 2000

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Death Cab For Cutie – Transatlanticism (Barsuk BARK-32) 2003

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Jim Guthrie – Now, More Than Ever (Three Gut TGR-010) 2003

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Sufjan Stevens – Seven Swans (Sounds Familyre SF-013) 2004

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Shrimpboat – Something Grand (….) 2004

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City And Colour – Sometimes (Dine Alone DA-002) 2005

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The Black Keys – Your Touch (Nonsuch CD EP PRO-CD-101863) 2006

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Horse Stories – Everyone’s A Photographer (Losse VJCD-160) 2006

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Hefner – The Best Of … 1996-2002 (Fortune & Glory FORCD-118) 2006

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Lisa Germano – In The Maybe World (Young Gods YG32) 2006

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Billy Martin – Starlings (Tzadik TZ-8025) 2006

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The Weepies – Say I Am You (Nettwerk 0 6700 30466 2 6) 2006

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El Guincho – Alegranza (Young Turks YTLP-013) 2007

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Marissa Nadler – Songs III: Bird On The Water (Kemada KEM-055) 2007

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Nick Cave – Breathless (Mute 7″ single MUTE-329) 2007

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Andrew Bird – Armchair Apocrypha (Fat Possom FP-1058-2) 2007

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Andrew Bird – Fitz And The Dizzy Spells (Bella Union CD EP BELLACD-200) 2009

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Andrew Bird – Are You Serious? (Loma Vista LVR-38997-02) 2016

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The Notwist – The Devil, You + Me (City Slang SLANG1050752) 2008

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Relient K – The Bird And The Bee Sides (Gotee CD EP GTD-70009) 2008

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Elvis Costello – Secret , Profane & Sugarkane (Hear Music 0888072316126) 2009

 

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Alexisonfire – Old Crows / Young Cardinals (Dine Alone DAV-017) 2009

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The Deftones – Diamond Eyes (Reprise 9362-49848-0) 2010

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The Deftones – Gore (Reprise 9362-49264-8) 2015

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Verone – La Fiancee Du Crocodile (Talitres TAL-053) 2010

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Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers – Rare Bird Alert (Rounder Rounder 11661-0660-2) 2011

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Woodpecker Wooliams – The Bird School Of Being Human (Robot Elephant RER-014CD) 2012

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Mike Keneally & Andy Partridge – Wing Beat Fantastic (Exowax EX-2413) 2012

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Mike Keneally – Wing Beat Elastic; Remixes, Demo’s & Unheard Music (Exowax EX-2413-1) 2013

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The Answer – New Horizon (Napalm NPR-493) 2013

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Billy Mountain – Bird (…) 201.

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Aaroj Aftab – Bird Under Water (…) 2014

 

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Rob Snarski – Wounded Bird (Taerdrop TRP-701) 2014

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Marketa Irglova – Muna (Anti KJARNI001) 2014

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Common Linnets (Universal / Firefly 378 009-5) 2014

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Relient K – Five Score & Seven Years Ago (Gotee / Capitol CDP 0946 3 70592 2 7) 2015

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Hank Shizzoe – This Place Belongs To The Birds (Blue Rose BLUDP-0667) 2015

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Lucy Ward – I Dreamt I Was A Bird … (Betty Beetroot BETTY-01) 2015

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David Gilmour – Rattle That Lock (Columbia 88875123291) 2015

 

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Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors (Interscope B0022676-01) 2015

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Variations

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Imagine Dragons – Shots (Interscope …) 2015

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Bert Jansch – The Black Swan (Earth SANCD-430) 2006

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Bert Jansch – Avocet (Earth EARTHLP-010) 2016

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Bert Jansch – Black Birds Of Brittany (Earth 7″ single EARTH-011) 2016

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Ttng – Dissapointment Island (Sargent House SH-157) 2016

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Tellico – Relics And Roses (…) 2016

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Strange Tales – The Flight (…) 20..

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I Nagon Annans – Sollnedgang (…) 20..

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Kevin Jones – call You Home (….) 20..

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T.J. Quinton – Sorry Business (….) 2014

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Free Weezy – same (….) 20..

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Sam & The Bird – Two Halves (….) 20..

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Lori McKenna – The Bird & The Rifle (Thirty Tigers) 2016

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Talk Less Say More – England Without Rain (….) 20..

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Palomica – Petito (Fika FIKA-054) 2016

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Bauer – Eyes Fully Open (Basta 3093492) 2016

Abstract Birds:

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Shelly Manne & His Friends, with Andre Previn & Leroy Vinnegar – same (Contemporary C-3525) 1956

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Bob Sharples & The Sandmen – Contrasts In Hi-Fi (London LL-1708) 1957

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Various Artists – Nuevas Voces (Fontana 7″ EP 462 083 TE) 1958

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Jim Fassett – Symphony Of The Birds (Ficker C-1002) 1960

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Charles Magnante – Fiesta (Command RS-869 SD) 1964

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Delta-Ton Dusseldorf sleeve

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Moura Lympany & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Schumann / Franck (Word Record Club STE-233) 1960

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Archie Shepp Quintet – Bird Fire; A Tribute To Charlie Parker (Impro IMPRO-05) 1979

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Stornoway Bonxie – same (Copoking Vinyl COOKCD-618) 2015

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Birds Of Tokyo – Playlist (EMI 4759470) 2015

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Lord Huron – The Birds Are Singing At Night (….) 20..

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