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• BOOK: Kevin Coyne's first book "THE PARTY DRESS", a collection of short stories and plays with illustrations, is published by Serpent's Tail in England. 1990. Brilliant. Image

Also, Monty, a short piece in 'Seeing in the Dark' -Serpent's Tail 1990 edited by Ian Breakwell and Paul Hammond

 

 Changes in the Paradise Band: Henry Beck becomes a full-time member; Martin Mueller is the new drummer and Friedl Pohrer is now on bass; he will play for many years with Kevin, as a guitarist too

    OFFICIAL LP and CD: ROMANCE-ROMANCE IMAGE

(Kevin Coyne and the Paradise Band)

Zabo Records SPV 0892601 (LP), SPV 849260 2 (CD), 1990

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade), 38.9260.242

Produced by Hans Pukke and Wolfgang Eller (mixed by WE) at CCC-Studio, Erlangen

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums)

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

 

Ready For Love (HP/KC) 4:16

Happy, Happy (HP/KC) 2:53

Chances (HP/KC) 2:57

It's All Over (HP/KC) 4:17

The 17th Floor 4:12

Theresa (HP/KC) 4:35

-

No Kindness, No Pity (HP/KC) 4:55

The Heaven Song (HP/KC) 2:06

Lovers And Friends (HP/KC) 5:02

Wild Eyes (HB/KC) 3:18

Best Friend 4:32

Impossible Child (HP/KC) 3:02

Neighborhood Girl 1:55

 

Worst of all. Definitely.

 
 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: WILLESDEN, UK, FEB 9 1990 "ELSPETH PRESLEY, MEMPHIS 1962" IMAGE

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 5:37 incomplete

Marjory Razorblade 2:07

Juliet and Mark (KC/BW) 5:01

Dynamite Days 3:53

Take Me Back in Your Arms 5:39

Last Time Blues (HP/KC) 3:32

Having a Party 9:47 cuts

Dark Dance Hall (KC/BG) 4:34

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 4:01

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 3:50

48:09

-

America 6:42

We don't talk too much 7:44

No Revolution (HP/KC) 3:17

Love for Five Minutes s (HP/KC) 4:24

The Monkey Man 9:13

Daddy 5:31

The World is Full of Fools (KC/BW) 4:54

41:5

1:30:00

  A pretty nice show with a good sound.

 Here, a UK tour ad and a poster.

 
• BOOTLEG CDR: THE CRICKETERS, KENNINGTON, LONDON , FEB 10 1990
"MAD ARTIST WITH SNAKE BIRD" Image

Wrongly labelled "Kensington Oval". Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:04

There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:54

Dynamite Days 4:13

Marjory Razorblade 2:12

Daddy 6:19

Take Me Back in Your Arms 7:01

The Heaven Song (HP/KC) 2:35

America 5:48

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 4:49

Having A Party 8:50

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:08

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 3:57

I Couldn't Love You (HP/KC) 4:17

Juliet and Mark (KC/BW) 4:06

Last Time Blues (HP/KC) 3:37

The Monkey Man 4:55 [cut]

1:19:45

 

• The end of this Feb 10 1990 Kensington show, identified as "CRICKEETEERS, UK, FEB 10 1990", is included as a filler on the 2 BOOTLEG CDR BRIDGE ST ARTS CENTER.

 

Last Time Blues (HP/KC) 3:24

The Monkey Man 8:28 [complete]

The World Is Full Of Fools (KC/BW) 5:13 [not on the KENSINTON boot]

Back Home Boogie (HP/KC) 4:05 [not on the KENSINTON boot]

21:11

All in all, quite a good show with the Paradise Band.

 

 

• RADIO:

I Couldn't Love You (HP/KC) 3:37

(from the PEEL SESSIONS and BRIDGE ST ARTS CENTER CDs)

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 2:16

City Crazy (HP/KC) 3:08

The Heaven Song (HP/KC) 1:56  [and not 'We are going to Heaven']

(from the BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999, ON THE RADIO 1977-1999 and BRIDGE ST ARTS CENTER CDs)

Recorded Feb 11 1990, first broadcast Mar 5 1990 (John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1), produced by Dale Griffin, Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums).

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: HALF MOON, PUTNEY, UK, FEB 19 1990 Image

A Tim Tape (see Credits). Feb 19 1990.

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums). Artwork by me.

 

Here Comes The Morning (HP/KC) 3:25

City Crazy  (HP/KC) 2:59

Juliet and Mark (KC/BW) 4:36

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:46

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:56

The Avant-Garde Section / Marjory Razorblade 3:50 [Avant-garde unreleased]

America 6:03

Take Me Back In Your Arms 7:04

Daddy 5:24

Last Time Blues (HP/KC) 3:08

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:28

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 3:23

Dark Dance Hall (KC/BG) 7:34

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 5:16

Dynamite Days 4:02

76:02

-

I Couldn't Love you (HP/KC) 5:23

The Monkey Man 6:56

The World is full of Fools (KC/BW) 5:22

Back Home Boogie (HP/KC) 3:14

20:57

1:36:59

 

No good, with the exception of Last Time Blues... this boot is saved by the bonus tracks though...:

 

Bonus tracks on CDR2:

JOHN PEEL RADIO SHOW SEP 19 1979,  JOHN PEEL RADIO SHOW FEB 22 1978 and JOHN PEEL RADIO SHOW JUL 6 1982.

 

 

 

• RADIO:

Daddy 2:50

Back Home Boogie (HP/KC) 2:14

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 4:16

Juliet And Mark (KC/BW) 3:58

(from the BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999, ON THE RADIO 1977-1999  and BRIDGE ST ARTS CENTER CDs) Recorded Mar 1 1990, first broadcast Mar 25 1990 (Andy Kershaw on BBC Radio 1), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Hans Pukke (guitar), Martin Muller (drums), Henry Beck (keyboards).

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: MEAN FIDDLER, MAR 2 1990 "THE ENVOY" Image

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums). Sound is OK. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 9:18

I Couldn't Love You (HP/KC) 4:44
Juliet And Mark (KC/BW) 4:20
America 6:31

Dynamite Days 4:09
Take Me Back in Your Arms 5:46
Daddy 4:53
Marjory Razorblade 2:02

Having a Party 5:37

47:20

-

Having a Party 2:23

I'm Still Here (HP/KC) 4:55

The Heaven Song (HP/KC) 2:29

The Slave (HP/KC) 4:04

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:42

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 3:14

Dark Dance Hall (KC/BG) 4:32

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 4:40

The Monkey Man 5:07

36:06

1:23:26

The average Paradise Band show.

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: BRIDGE ST ARTS CENTER, NEWCASTLE UPON LYME Image

 A Tim Tape (see Credits). Mar 7 1990. Hans Pukke (guitar).Artwork by me

Lunatic 5:47

Good Boy 4:31

Having a Party 10:07

Evil Island Home 6:35

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 3:23

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:23

America 5:57

Everybody's Got Somebody 4:42 [unreleased]

Daddy 4:11

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 3:46

Witch 5:20

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:12

Karate King 5:17

The Monkey Man 5:16

Marjory Razorblade 2:58

78:32

-

The World Is Full Of Fools (KC/BW) 5:01

Chicken Wing 5:20

10:21

88:53

 

Very good one, the Coyne-Pukke duo worked very well.

 

Bonus tracks on CDR2:

CRIKETERS,  KERSHAW AUG 88,  PEEL SESSIONS FEB 90 and KERSHAW MAR 1990.

 
 

• BOOTLEG CDR: WINCHESTER, MAR 8 1990 "DRUNKEN WOMAN" IMAGE

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me. Sound OK.

 

Gina's Song 5:25
Chicken Wing 4:17
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:21

Having a Party 8:28

Witch 5:25

I Really Love You (reprise) 3:00 [unreleased, different song from BABBLE]

America 6:47

Love for Five Minutes s (HP/KC) 4:11
Good Boy 4:04

Evil Island Home 4:42

Daddy 4:04
Take Me Back in Your Arms 3:55

City Crazy (HP/KC) 3:44

Karate King 4:20

The Monkey Man 4:23
Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 2:58

The World is Full of Fools (KC/BW) 4:30

1:19:34

Not one of the best night. OK though. A good Having a Party.

  

HASTINGS MAR 9 1990
Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (electric guitar)


Karate King 4:01

Daddy 4:43

Marjory Razorblade 2:13

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 7:08

Mad Man Blues 3:00 [J-L. Hooker] [unreleased]

City Crazy (HP/KC) 3:52

The Monkey Man 5:42

The World is Full of Fools (KC/BW) 4:21

40:02

Quite good really with just the electric guitar. Included in the DUCHESS OF YORK, LEEDS, UK, "TERRORIST"

 
 

• BOOTLEG: INTERVIEW, RADIO DARBY, SOUND AND VISION Image

Mar 26 1990. Sound is OK.

Not the Way [Album version] 3:03
Interview 5:57
Radio [Album version] 2:50
Interview 5:42
Not the Way [Album version] 2:20

19:55

Interesting to hear Kevin Coyne back in his hometown. This interview is included in the PARADISO, AMSTERDAM, NL, MAR 28 1980 "CHICKEN WALKING"

 
 

• BOOTLEG CDR: THE CRICKETERS, KENNINGTON, LONDON, UK "ACCIDENT" Image

Jun 26 1990. Kevin Coyne solo on acoustic guitar. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Having a Party 6:18
Evil Island Home 4:57

Karate King 5:00

Marlene 5:51

Araby 5:12

Good Boy / Everybody Loves Somebody 5:04

Best Friend (cut) 2:19

47:31

A very good acoustic show with great response from the audience, including Nigel, the famous fan!

 

 

•  BOOTLEG CDR: THE VERTIGO CLUB, FALCON PUB, CAMDEN, LONDON, UK "THE DOG WITH IMPOSSIBLE SHOES" Image

Jun 30 1990. Kevin Coyne solo on acoustic guitar. Sound OK Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Need Somebody 4:06
Havin a Party 5:58
Talking to No-One 4:59
Evil Island Home 6:32
Karate King
Fresh & Vital 7:46 [unreleased impro]
Marlene 4:33
Witch 4:56
Amsterdam 4:23
Good Boy 4:31
I Want my Crown (trad. arr KC) 4:47
Marjorie Razorblade 2:43
Fat Girl 5:26
Dance of the Bourgeoisie 3:28
I Like to Boogie 3:31 [Marc Bolan, unreleased]
75:00

Bonus track:
May 16 1983 Radio RV Trondheim, Norway Interview
9:49

A very nice acoustic show. The 'Fresh & Vital' impro is a sort of a funny 'Kevin Coyne Declaration of Principles':
"I could have been a superstar but I chose to be who I am
I was offered various jobs, I could have joined the Doors you know (it's absolutly true)
But I simply refused
I could have been on the Virgin Record label for the rest of my life
If I had cleaned Richard Branson's car and behaved and become a Thatcherite
But I simply refused
And I'm really glad to be who I am" [...]

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: BRADFORD WOOL EXCHANGE "I DREAM OF SAUSAGE" Image

Sep 13 1990. Kevin Coyne solo on acoustic guitar. The end of the show is missing due to batteries running out... Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Need Somebody 4:51
Having a Party 5:41
Marjory Razorblade 2:58
Everytime I See Your Face 4:34 [unreleased]
Witch 7:02
Marlene 5:34
Karate King 7:17
Talking to no-one 5:58
Baby Please don't Go [J.L. Hooker]  [unreleased] 3:47
Serves you right to suffer [J.L. Hooker] [unreleased] 3:03
Gina's Song [beginning of speed problems due to batteries] 6:40
57:25

Good show but not my favorite as a solo show. For info, the end of the show - totally unlistenable - included Good Boy, Eastbourne Ladies, You Can't Do That, Fat Girl, Chicken Wing, White Horse (now that's a drag because that song is NEVER played), Best Friend). That was the show when Kevin Coyne met Brendan Croker (who was opening for him). flyer here
 

 

• RADIO:

Gina's Song 2:52

Take Me Back In Your Arms 3:19

(from the BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 , ON THE RADIO 1977-1999 and the BAND ON THE WALL CDs- the latter, the only one with the Kevin Coyne interview)

Nov 18 1990, Mary Costello Show on GLR FM. Kevin Coyne solo.

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: HALF MOON-PUTNEY, ENGLAND "I DREAM" Image

Nov 20 1990. Kevin Coyne solo on acoustic guitar. Sound OK Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Having a Party 4:44
Evil Island Home 5:31
Good Boy 4:44
Marjorie Razorblade 1:49
Eastbourne Ladies 4:51
Talking to No-one 3:40
This Friend Of Mine 4:31 [unreleased]
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 4:59
Tragedy (Gerald H. Nelson and Fred B. Burch) 3:11 [unreleased] *
Marlene 5:03
Gina's Song 5:08
Karate King 3:23
I Believe 4:21 [unreleased]
Need Somebody 4:46
Chicken Wing 3:05
Sunday Morning Sunrise 5:05
Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 1:41

Another of those great solo acoustic shows. The audience went crazy: The encore is a-capella with backing vocals by some fan! (I suppose it's Nigel Burch? Is it you Nigel?).
*
"Tragedy" is a song by Gerald H. Nelson and Fred B. Burch. A recording of the song by Thomas Wayne and the DeLons rose to #5 on the Billboard Top 100 in 1959. A 1961 cover version by The Fleetwoods rose to #10 on the charts. Brian Hyland also recorded it in 1969, but it only made it to #56. (Wikipedia)

 

 

A Peel Sessions album released (12 songs on LP, 16 on CD) dating from assorted sessions in the 1973-1987 time frame. Each recorded for radio:

    OFFICIAL LP and CD: PEEL SESSIONS IMAGE

Strange Fruit SFR 112, released 1990

 

Marlene 2:46

Cheat Me 3:41

Ey Up Me Duck 4:08 [unreleased]

The Miner's Song 4:00 [unreleased]

Evil Island Home 4:55

Araby 5:12 [not on LP]

Dance Of The Bourgeoisie 3:26 [not on LP]

Do Not Shout At Me Father 3:20 [unreleased]

Need Somebody 5:08

Poor Swine 2:50

Rivers Of Blood 3:17

Lunatic 5:47 [not on LP]

I Only Want To See You Smile 2:13 [not on LP]

That's Rock 'N'Roll 3:18 [unreleased]

A Leopard Never Changes Its Spots 4:02 [unreleased]

I Couldn't Love You (HP/KC) 3:38

61:48

 

Marlene / Cheat Me, The PEEL SESSIONS CD says these were recorded Sep 27 1973 for the BBC (first broadcast Oct 6 1973 for Rock On), but they are really the tracks from MARJORY RAZORBLADE. "Session produced" by Pete Ritzema.

 

Araby / Do Not Shout At Me Father / Need Somebody / Poor Swine, recorded Jan 24 1974, first broadcast Jan 31 1974 (Top Gear/Sound of the Seventies), produced by John Walters, Gordon Smith (guitar), Tony Cousins (bass), Chili Charles (drums).

 

The Miner's Song / Evil Island Home / Dance of the Bourgeoisie, recorded Nov 26 1974, first broadcast Dec 10 1974, (Top Gear/Sound of the Seventies), Gordon Smith (guitar), Tony Cousins (bass), Terry Slade (drums), Pete Nu (keyboards), Rick Dodds [?] (sax).

 

Rivers Of Blood / Lunatic / I Only Want To See You Smile / That's Rock 'N'Roll, recorded Feb 22 1978, first broadcast Mar 1 1978, produced by Malcolm Brown.

 

Ey Up Me Duck / A Leopard Never Changes Its Spots, recorded Sep 5 1979, first broadcast Sep 19 1979, produced by Trevor Dann, Bob Ward.

 

I Couldn't Love You (HP/KC), recorded Feb 11 1990, first broadcast Mar 3 1990, produced by Dale Griffin, Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums). Same session as one of the BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999.

 

Essential album. Kevin Coyne is so good live, even on the radio (just omit last song).

Kevin Coyne recorded many more songs for John Peel's radio shows that were not released; see Clive Product's book for details; also the BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 bootleg (see 1999)

 

 

• BOOK: "Irmgard", an unreleased short story is included in the Anthology "So very English" (Serpent's Tail, UK, edited by Martha Rowe, 1991)

 

 

• RADIO:

Dynamite Days 3:25

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 3:56

Evil Island Home 3:58

Karate King 3:51

(from the BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 and ON THE RADIO 1977-1999 CDs)

Recorded Feb 7 1991, first broadcast May 19 1991 (Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1), Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar).

 

Unknow date in 1991: Kevin sang “We gotta get out this place”, an original by The Animals, with East German band “Kirsche & Co” in Schweinfurt, Germany 1991. Available in the bonus sections of a DVD of Kirsche & Co. called "Komm am Bord!" (2007). Uwe tracked this one down.

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: DUCHESS OF YORK, LEEDS, UK, "TERRORIST" Image

Feb 10 1991. Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me. Sound ok.

Having a Party 8:06
Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 4:07
Do Not Shout At Me Father 2:46
Gina's Song 5:31
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:08
Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 4:52
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:38
Karate King 5:24
Dynamite Daze 5:01
Need Somebody 6:11
Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 5:40
58:24
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Fat Girl 4:24
The Monkey Man 7:32
Good Boy 3:33
Back Home Boogie Boogie (HP/KC) 4:21
Marjory Razorblade 1:24
I'm Still Here (HP/KC) 3:43
59:57
1:58:57
Not one of the best night but OK. Hilarious Fat Girl. Very rare version of Do not Shout, with new improvised lyrics. Also includes as a filler HASTINGS MAR 9 1990.

 • Your Holiness (from PØLITICZ) is included on AMBITION – THE HISTORY  OF CHERRY RED RECORDS VOL. 2, Cherry Red Records CD BRED 96, released 1991. Later reissued as a double CD together with vol. 1.
Here is the 2003 Cherry Red catalogue (spot Kevin on back row)

 

A poster from a Apr 7 1991 'Romance Romance Tour' show in Köln.

 

FILM: BOOT DVD: KEVIN COYNE AND THE PARADISE BAND LIVE AT THE LUXOR THEATRE, NEEDE, NL APRIL 12 1991 ART

 

KC with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums).

Saviour (KC/AL/GS)

Take Me Back In Your Arms

Dynamite Daze

America

It's All Over (HP/KC)

Juliet and Mark (KC/BW)

Having a Party

Tear Me Up (HP/KC)

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC)

Ready For Love (HP/KC)

Daddy

Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC)

No Revolution (HP/KC)

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC)

I Couldn't Love You (HP/KC)

The Monkey Man

Back Home Boogie (HP/KC)

Pretty Park

That's a nice audience film.

Kevin played a show with The Mekons on Jun 19 1991 at the Speekeasy, London Image

 

 

    OFFICIAL LP and CD: WILD TIGER LOVE IMAGE

(Kevin Coyne and the Paradise Band)

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade) 388 7001128 (LP), 388 7001 240 (CD) Oct? 1991

Produced by HP and Charlie Bauerfeind (engineered by CB) at CCC-Studio, Erlangen.

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums), and special guest Norbert Nagel (sax)

Cover is NOT by Kevin Coyne. The LPs were colored vinyl.

Lyrics included

 

The Bungalow Song 4:16

Sensual (HP/KC) 4:32

Cafe Crazy 2:32 (the song is called Crazy Cafe in the lyrics)

Looking In Your Eyes (HP/KC) 5:04

Open Up The Gates (HP/KC) 2:52

Go, Sally, Go (HP/KC) 4:23

-

American Girls (HP/KC) 3:08

Fish Brain 2:07

Fooled Again (HB/KC) 4:45

Don't You Look (That Way) 2:56

Raindrops On The Windows (HP/KC) 5:11

Passion's Pleasure (HB/KC) 4:50

 

No, this one is really the worst. The good point is Kevin Coyne is writing songs again.

 

 

• RADIO: BOOTLEG CDR: DT 64 RADIO, OCT (4?) 1991 Image

Source FM. A German radio show about Kevin Coyne with German voiced-over interviews and extracts from albums. Original tape by Uwe; CDR by me. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Ready For Love (HP/KC) 3:13 [LP version]

Daddy 4:21 [LP version]
Talk 0:32

Pretty Park (live) 4:40 [LP - Rough - version]

Talk 0:47

Teenage Screamer 2:35 by Robert and Eugene Coyne (very good!)

Talk 1:42

Don't Blame Mandy 3:05 [slightly different version or mix?]

Talk 0:56

Rock 'n' Roll Hymn (KC/AL/TP) 3:40 [LP version]

Talk 1:42

Little Miss 4:03 [LP version]

Talk 1:06

Sunday Morning Sunrise 5:38 [LP version]

Talk 0:37

Banzai (KC/SB) 4:21 [LP version]

Talk 1:21

Fun Flesh (KC/PK) 6:54 [LP version]

Talk 0:50

The Millionaire's Song 3:23 [LP version]
Talk 1:00

Impossible Child (HP/KC) 3:04 [LP version]
Talk 0:48

House UponThe Hill 7:27 [LP - Rough - version]

67:55

 

Another boot of no interest if you already have the albums and do not understand German... This time, Kevin Coyne is in the studio and chooses the song.

•  BOOTLEG CDR: FRANKFURT, GERMANY, ("DADDY DIDN'T UNDERSTAND ME")* Image

Source: soundboard, recorded for TV probably on Oct 7 1991 and broadcast on Feb 27 1992

Kevin Coyne with the Paradise Band: Henry Beck (keyboards) and Hans Pukke (guitar), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums).

 

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:09

Sensual (HP/KC) 4:36

Take Me Back In Your Arms 5:43

Go Sally Go (HP/KC) 4:50

Dynamite Daze 3:43

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:11

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:00

Fish Brain 1:36

The Bungalow Song 4:11 [omitted on the artwork]

Passions Pleasure (HB/KC) 5:39

Daddy 3:59

American Girls (HP/KC) 2:41

The Monkey Man 0:31 [fade]

54:55

 

Typical Paradise Band show. *Beware: two boots share that same name; see 1999.

Tony then provided me with a tape called "Frankfurt 7.10.91" which is the full Frankfurt show; the sound of the extra songs was not as good as the TV soundboard but Paul cleaned the lot and provided a great new cdr :

•  BOOTLEG CDR: FRANKFURT, GERMANY, FEB 27 92 OR OCT 7 91 THE COMPLETE SHOW Image

Source: soundboard recorded for TV (the 2 different dates are probably the dates of recording and broadcasting).

Kevin Coyne with the Paradise Band: Henry Beck (keyboards) and Hans Pukke (guitar), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums).

Intro by a German DJ 1:03 [not on FRANKFURT]
Kevin Coyne interview 3:34 [not on FRANKFURT]
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:09
Sensual (HP/KC) 4:36
Take Me Back In Your Arms 5:43
Go Sally Go (HP/KC) 4:50
Dynamite Daze 3:43

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:11
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:00
Fish Brain 1:36
The Bungalow Song 4:11
Passions Pleasure (HB/KC) 5:39
Daddy 3:59
American Girls (HP/KC) 2:41
The Monkey Man (complete) 4:43
Outro by German DJ 0:49 [not on FRANKFURT]
Back Home Boogie Boogie (HP/KC) 3:20 (not on FRANKFURT]
Looking In Your Eyes
(HP/KC) 5:28 [not on FRANKFURT]
73:23

 

Then, in 2007, Georg provided a VHS tape of the TV broadcast of that show and I had it put to dvd:

BOOTLEG DVD: LIVE AT MUSIC HALL FRANKFURT GERMANY 1991 IMAGE
Hessen 3 german TV. Good image and sound
Kevin Coyne with the Paradise Band: Hans Pukke (guitar), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Henry Beck (keyboards), Martin Mueller (drums)
This was probably recorded on October 7 1991 and broadcast on February 27 1992. An audio bootleg of the show exits: FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 1992-02-27 ("DADDY DIDN'T UNDERSTAND ME")

Intro and interview by Roberto Cappelluti
Saviour (KC/AL/GS)
Sensual (HP/KC)
Take Me Back In Your Arms
Go Sally Go (HP/KC)
Dynamite Daze

Sunshine Home (HP/KC)
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC)
Fish Brain
The Bungalow Song
Passions Pleasure (HB/KC)
Daddy
American Girls (HP/KC)
The Monkey Man (complete)
Outro by Roberto Cappelluti
Back Home Boogie (HP/KC)
Looking In Your Eyes
(HP/KC)

 

 

•  BOOTLEG CDR: Our captain has amazing ears*

Same as FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 1992-02-27 (see above) + 3 bonus tracks recorded live in Berlin (Germany), Sep. 3 1981

 

* Beware! Two different boots share that same name!

 

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE AT SCHEUNE, GERMANY "LITTLE BAD BEAR" IMAGE

Recorded Dec 11 1991. Tape provided by Chris Schlosser. Excellent sound.

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Martin Mueller (drums).

Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

The Slave (HP/KC] 3:27
House UponThe Hill
6:52
Passions Pleasure (HB/KC) 6:19
Ready For Love (HP/KC) 5:25
Dynamite Days 4:21
Go, Sally, Go (HP/KC) 4:17
Take Me Back In Your Arms 5:38
Daddy 5:01
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:02

46:22
-
America 7.02
Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:26
Pretty Park 4:37
Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 5:52
Dark Dance Hall (KC/BG) 7:25
Back Home Boogie (HP/KC) 3:09
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 8:02
Rap impro 0:47 [unreleased]
The Monkey Man 4:01

46:21

1:32:43


An average Paradise Band show.

 

 

• BOOK: Kevin Coyne's second book "PARADISE", a collection of poems and short stories with illustrations, is published by Ars Vivendi in Germany in German. Also includes a short biography and discography. 1992. Never published in English. Image

 

 

COMPILATION: Your Holiness is included in AMBITION THE HISTORY OF CHERRY RED VOL.2 (cdbred96). The cd also includes some artists from the Miniatures compilation (but not Coyne's contribution).

In 1997, volumes 1 and 2 were released together (cdbred 140) IMAGE

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE AT PASSAGE DU NORD–OUEST, PARIS, JAN 30 1992 "FLIGHT TO PARADISE" Image

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (acoustic guitar), audience recording provided by Patrick. Sound is OK.

 

Having a Party 6.25

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4.49

You canęt do that 4.42

Blame it on the Night 4.15

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 5.50

Marjory Razorblade 1.34

Marlene 5.38

Good Boy 3.47

Daddy 3.51

Lunatic 6.03

46.57

I saw that show; Kevin was very depressed.But it's a nice show.

 

 

 

    OFFICIAL CD: BURNING HEAD IMAGE

Edition Multiart EM 1 Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade) 1992.

Recorded Jan-Feb 1992, Aquarium Studios, Nuremberg, Germany.

Limited edition CD (1000 copies). Each CD was numbered and signed by Kevin Coyne and came with an original signed painting on handmade paper. Very expensive at the time (DM350 at the beginning, then DM95, for a 1999 end of sale bargain...). Check this page about Burning Head artwork.

Three songs (*) are alternate mixes from the TOUGH AND SWEET CD.

Produced by Hans Pukke.

Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar, keyboards) and Robert Coyne (Kevin Coyne's son, lead guitar on two songs).

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne.

Lyrics included.

 

Burning Head (HP/KC) * 2:52 [different credits on the TOUGH AND SWEET CD]

Sugar Daddy (HP/KC) 5:14

Emperor's New Clothes 2:45

Beautiful City (HP/KC) 4:58

Skinhead in Heaven 0:38 [poem]

Wrong Song 2:27

Hope the Devil don't Come 3:15

It's Amazing (HP/KC) * 4:37

Hardhearted 2:13

Redlight 0:47 [poem]

Allah Calling (HP/KC) 2:46

Totally Naked * 3:13

Hey, Supremo (HP/KC) 5:01

Disappointed 0:21 [poem]

41:29

 

350DM! Total rip-off. Wonder how many were finally sold. The music though gets better, many great songs: "Hope the Devil don't Come", "Totally Naked". Although Pukke plays every instrument, Coyne signs a number of songs, played almost solo. This album also marks the first recordings with Robert Coyne.

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: "THE WORLD AWAITS MY GENIUS" LIVE AT FRANZ CLUB, BERLIN, 1992 Image

Recording date: 20.05.1992. Source: Soundboard recording. Taped by Chris (Germany).

Hans Pukke (guitar), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Henry Beck (keyboards), Werner Steinhauser (drums)

Dark Dance Hall (KC/BG) 5.07

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5.05

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5.35

Fish Brain 2.03

No Revolution (HP/KC) 4.11

Take me Back in your Arms 5.11

Rock me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 5.40

Go Sally Go (HP/KC) 4.36

Juliet and Mark (KC/BW)5.32

Dynamite Days 3.31

Having a Party 10.43

57.26

-

There she Goes (KC/BG) 4.49

Keep a Knocking (R. Penniman) 3:25 [unreleased]

Passions Pleasure (HB/KC) 5.26

America 7.34

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 4.14

Daddy 4.05

House on the Hill 7.16

Pretty park 5.53

The World is Full of Fools (KC/BW) 5.26

The Slave (HP/KC) 3.47

52.06

109.32

New drummer: young Werner Steinhauser who will stay till the end with Kevin acting as a producer and even a co-founder of the Turpentine Records label in 2004. In fact, Kevin liked to say that no other musician had stayed with him longer than Steinhauser.
A photo from that show.

 

 

• RADIO: BOOTLEG CDR: AN ENGLISHMAN IN NUREMBERG Image

Source FM. Bayerischer Rundfunk 2 Munchen, Jun 18 1992. A German radio show about Kevin Coyne with German voiced-over interviews and extracts from albums. Original tape by Uwe; CDR and layout by me.

 

Intro 3:58

The Old Fashioned Love Song (KC/BG) 2:06 [LP version]

Talk 0:58

Learn To Swim - Learn To Drown (KC/BG) 1:48 [LP version]

Talk 2:16

Go Sally Go (HP/KC) 4:22 [LP version]

Talk 0:46

Take Me Back In Your Arms 3:26 [LP version]

Talk 3:15

Not The Way 1:13 [LP version]

Talk 1:26

Cafe Crazy 0:52 [LP version]

Talk 1:42

Fish Brain 0:12 [LP version]

Talk 1:03

Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 0:44 [LP version]

Talk 6:45

The Millionaire's Song 2:58 [LP version]

Talk 2:53

Burning Head (HP/KC) 1:03 [LP version]

Talk 2:56

Fooled Again (HB/KC) (cut) 0:57 [LP version]

Talk 5:45

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 0:45 [LP version]

Talk 1:12

This Beautiful City 1:24

I'm Still Here (HP/KC) (cut) 0:40 [LP version]

End 0:15

57:55

 

Another boot of no interest if you already have the albums and do not understand German... The song choice is a worst-off to me.

 

 

• Marlene (probably the one from THE PEEL SESSIONS) is included in the Various artists BEFORE THE FALL: PEEL SESSIONS 1967-1977 (CD Dutch East 8505).

 

 

1992/93: Jazz guitarist Frank Mobeus played in the Paradise band for 9 months; Kevin appeared on Estonian TV, he planned a video "Painting with Kevin", planned a book/CD on ecology!! and designed the label for a wine... (infos from Rockport June 1993 Newsletter)

 

 

• BOOK: Kevin Coyne's third book "SHOW BUSINESS", a collection of short stories and plays, is published by Serpent's Tail in England, 1993. Again, brilliant! Image

 

FILM: POUSSIERE D'ANGE (Angel Dust) (1993?) A French film by Edouard Niermann, featuring Fanny Cotencon and Bernard Gireadeau. At one point, one can hear "Sleeping-Waking" on a juke-box.

 

•  BOOTLEG CDR: TEAR ME UP Image   

Excalibur 097, released 1999

Kevin reads extracts from his "Show Business" book and sings a few songs, solo on acoustic guitar. Recorded and brodcasted on BBC Radio 4's Kaleidoscope on 19 January 1993 (tracks 1-4) and recorded at Ruskin College, Oxford, later that same day.

 

Introduction 0:21 [spoken]

Having a Party 1:00 [extract]

Popstar tells all 4:55 [spoken]

Sleeping-Waking 1:58 [extract] [same as BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 and ON THE RADIO 1977-1999]

Introduction 1:43 [spoken]

Having a Party 4:04

Heavy 5:10 [spoken]

Death 3:40 [spoken]

Gina's Song 4:01

Johnny and the Psychiatrist 5:12 [spoken]

Fish Brain 1:37

The Hasbeen 6:02 [spoken]

Love Peace in Brown Rice 5:49 (spoken]

Talking to No-one 2:38

Getting the Picture 4:44 [spoken]

53:00

 


Kevin Coyne had a busy day that day... see below:

 

 

• DARBY, JAN 19 OR 17 1993

Kevin Coyne solo. Included in the ROCK GARDEN, APR 17 1982 Bad sound.

 

Introduction 2:54
Gina's Song 4:23
Marjory Razorblade 1:44
Marlene 4:42
Fishbrain 3:01
Talking to No-one 6:31
Does Anybody Love Me 4:55 [unreleased]
Havin a Party 8:11
Evil Island Home 4:56
Blue Suede Shoes 4:29 [unreleased]
Blame it on the Night / Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 7:19
Best Friend / Keep it Burning (trad.) 9:14

 

The a-capella Keep it Burning is worth the bad sound!

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE AT THE ROADHOUSE, COVENT GARDEN, LONDON, JAN 23, 1993 Image

 

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). 3 trackmarks only on the CDR. Sound is bad.

 

1.

0:00 Evil Island Home (includes a very personnal rendition of 'Rule Britania')

4:30 Fish Brain

8:00 Saviour (KC/AL/GS)

2.

0:00 Talking To No-one

5:35 Juliet And Mark (KC/BW)

10:50 Marlene

3.

0:00 Witch

5:50 The Monkey Man

11:09 Karate King

15:45 Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste)

18:40 Eastbourne Ladies

24:13 Little Miss Dynamite (RC/KC)

28:20 Totally Naked

62:24

 

Very good acoustic show with good imporovised reminicing by Kevin Coyne (Talking To No-one, Juliet And Mark).

 

 

BOOTLEG CDR: HALF MOON-PUTNEY, UK, JAN 24 1993 "ELVIS AND THE EVIL ANGELS" Image
Sound is excellent. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me. Recorded by Steve Dinsdale.

Pretty Park 4:11
Need Somebody 4:46
Having a Party 8:02
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:53
Evil Island Home 7:06
Good Boy 4:44
House on the Hill 5:53
Burning Head (HP/KC)
3:39
Marjory Razorblade 1:33
Marlene 6:01
Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 3:34
Eastbourne Ladies 6:38

Totally Naked 5:00
Karate King/Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 8:39
1:14:39

A very good show; Pohrer really good; a very good Rock Me Baby.

 

 

• 2BOOTLEG CDR: BAND ON THE WALL, MANCHESTER, UK, JAN 27, 1993 "ROCK'N'ROLL IS DEAD" Image

 

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Sound is OK.Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Fat Girl 4:23

Gina’s Song 6:16

House on the Hill 5:47

Cheat Me 3:54

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:20

Karate King 7:59

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:54

Witch 14:08

Talking to No-one 6:36

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 2:50

Marlene 5:38

1:08:45

-

Totally Naked 4:00

Evil Island Home 5:52

You Can’t Do That 3:15

Burning Head (HP/KC) 2:26

Good Boy 6:41

Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste] 3:47

Marjory Razorblade 3:26

Blame it on the Night 5:28

I Love You 5:29 [unreleased]

Eastbourne Ladies 5:56

46:20

1:55:05

 

 
• 2BOOTLEG CDR: HARROGATE, UK, JAN 28, 1993 "JAMES JOYCE AT THE BAR" Image

 

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Sound is OK.Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Having a Party 6:45

Gina's Song 5:54

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 2:26

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:55

Witch 7:35

Mad Boy 12:03

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 3:48

Karate King 12:03

Living Doll (Cliff Richard) [missing on some Harrogate cdr] 3:00

Evil Island Home 3:51

Totally Naked 4:51

Blame it on the Night 6:35

64:56

-

Marjory Razorblade 3:19

Marlene 6:11

Good Boy 6:45

Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste] 3:37

House on the Hill 6:11

Cheat Me 8:55

Something Coming Your Way [?] 1:28

36:26

1:46:22

 

Another excellent and funny acoustic boot

 

 

A flyer of the May 93 tour

• BOOTLEG CDR: WOLVERHAMPTON, UK, MAY 23 1993 "HAT WITH BABY DRAGON" Image
Sound is bad. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Evil Island Home 5:18
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:48
I Can See 4:55 [unreleased]
Cheat Me 5:20
Eastbourne Ladies 5:54
Talking to No-one 6:43
Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 2:48
Marlene 7:59
The World is Full Of Fools 4:02
Totally Naked 3:54
1:09:16


Also includes BRU INTERVIEW.

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: HALF MOON-PUTNEY, UK, MAY 24 1993 "MY AMAZING NEW DISGUISE" Image
Sound is OK. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Daddy 4:50
Gina's Song 6:10
Take Me Back In Your Arms 6:30
Mad Boy 5:03
Need Somebody 5:04
Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 4:31
Karate King 7:39
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:17
-

Witch 6:38
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:48
Talking to No-one 5:55
There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:07
Good Boy 5:45
Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:00
Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste)3:59
House on The Hill 5:14
87:40

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: MEAN FIDDLER, HARLESDEN, UK, MAY 28 1993 "SURROUNDED BY CREATURES FROM ANOTHER WORLD HE OFTHEN GOT DEPRESSED" Image

Sound is bad. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Blame it on the Night 6:13
Karate King 6:01
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:53
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:16
6:55
Gina's Song 5:19
Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 3:30
There She Goes (KC/BG) 3:52
Fishbrain 2:52
46:12
-
Louie Louie (R. Berry) 6:02
Good Boy 5:23
Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 4:10
Talking To No-one 5:50
Pretty Park 8:52
Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 4:19
Eastbourne Ladies 5:49
Totally Naked 4:17

45:00

91:13

Too bad the sound is so bad; that's a nice acoustic show.
 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE AT BIBLIOTHEQUE-DISCOTHEQUE, ARGENTEUIL, FRANCE, JUN 8 1993 IMAGE

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (guitar). Audience recording provided by Patrick.Sound is bad and disc is not DAO.

 

Blame it on the Night 5.41
Ginaęs Song 6.30
Hey baby (Bruce Channel) 3.09 [unreleased]
Karate King 7.16
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4.15
Evil Island Home 7.10
Shakinę all Over (Johnny Kid) 4.10 [unreleased]
Dance Of The Bourgeoisie [incompl.] 0.29
Witch 7.18
There She Goes (KC/BG) 4.45

50.54

-
Lunatic 8.42
Juliet And Mark (KC/BW) 5.24
Marlene 6.08
Totally Naked / Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 7.52
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 5.52

Cheat Me [incompl.] 1.11
35.16
86.10

An average acoustic show. Here is the flyer for that show.

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: TRADES CLUB, HEBDEN BRIDGE, UK, 1993 "I'M THE CAPTAIN OF YOUR SOUL" Image

Sound is good. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Lunatic 5:44
Fat Girl 4:48
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:37
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:06
Witch 7:50
There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:46
Karate Kid 7:12
Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 4:12
Blame it on the Night (cut) 5:10

Good Boy 5:03

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 5:13

Talking to No-one 7:31

Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 5:14

House on The Hill 4:56
1:18:22

Very nice acoustic show with a good sound. A Hebden flyer and the Trades Club newsletter. Some photos from the show: 1 2 3
 
 

• BOOTLEG CDR: MUNICH DAZE Image

Excalibur 058, released 1999.

Live at the Alabama, Munich, Germany, late 1993.

Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar), Friedl Pohrer (bass), Henry Beck (keyboards), Werner Steinhauser (drums).

 

Daddy 4:36

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 3:42

Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 8:04

Really In Love (HB/KC) 5:39

Burning Head (HP/KC) 3:33

No Lullabies (HB/KC) 3:00

Dynamite Days 4:41

Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 4:45

Turpentine 3:40

Pretty Park 3:26 [cut]

 

"A great recording with the Paradise Band from a broadcast video at the Alabama, Munich in late 1993" (Excalibur brochure)

The show opens with the sound of marching army boots used as a rythm-box... pretty "riské" in Munich! All in all, not so bad a show.

 

• FILM: One hour live show (same as MUNICH DAZE) with the Paradise Band on the Bavarian broadcasting station TV program "Live aus des Alabama-Halle", broadcast Jan 10 and 17 1994.read more
 

 • BOOK: Peacocks Two-Six Towns Poetry Festival magazine contains "Living Life" (1993).

 

 

    OFFICIAL CD: TOUGH AND SWEET Image

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade) 388.7009.242, 1993

Recorded at the Rockport Studio by Nils Selzer except the alternate mixes from BURNING HEAD

Produced by Kevin Coyne and Henry Beck

Kevin Coyne with Henry Beck (keyboards), Robert Coyne (guitar, keyboards, drums, bass), Eugene Coyne (vocals), Hans Pukke (guitar, keyboards)

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

Lyrics included

 

Little Miss Dynamite (RC/KC) 2:40

Precious Love (HB/KC) 3:45

Burning Head II (KC/RC/EC/HP) 2:53 [different credits on the BURNING HEAD CD]

Really In Love (HB/KC) 5:11

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 3:12

Elvis Is Dead (HP/KC) 3:47

Totally Naked II 2:52

Walls Have Ears (HB/KC) 3:01

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 3:25

Talking Money 3:16

Slow Burner (RC/KC) 3:31

All The Loving (RC/KC) 3:25

No Lullabies (HB/KC) 2:27

It's Amazing II (HP/KC) 4:28

Tell Me Tony (RC/KC) 2:50

Now's The Time 3:09

Getting Old (RC/KC) 2:37

Some Day 2:36

Love And Money (EC/RC/KC) 3:47

Let's Get Romantic 2:59

The Creeper (RC/KC) 2:19

68:41

(The songs numbered "II" are alternate mixes from the BURNING HEAD CD)

 

A miracle: Eugene and Robert, Kevin Coyne' sons, join him and add life to what would otherwise had been just another product of the robotic Hans Pukke machinery! Beware though of Henry Beck's songs...!

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: ROUGH AND SWEET Image

Early mix of TOUGH AND SWEET, released 2002.

 

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 3:45 [with great "doo-woop" backing vocals!]

Some Day 2:44 [cut]

Getting Old (RC/KC)  2:46

Really In Love (HB/KC) 5:21

Slow Burner (RC/KC) 3:44

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 3:16

Little Miss Dynamite (RC/KC) 2:42
Let's Get Romantic 3:03
No Lullabies (HB/KC) 2:30

All The Loving (RC/KC) 3:42

Now's The Time 3:15

The Creeper (RC/KC) 2:23

Burning Head II (KC/RC/EC/HP) 3:04

It's Amazing II (HP/KC) 3:55

Totally Naked II 3:20

Precious Love (HB/KC) 3:51
Elvis Is Dead (HP/KC) 3:53
Walls Have Ears (HB/KC) 3:02

Talking Money 3:25
Tell Me Tony (RC/KC) 3:09
Love And Money (EC/RC/KC) 3:59 [without backing vocals]

70:49

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: MANSION OF DREAMS Image (aka "NURNBURG 93 ")

Excalibur 120/121, (also available directly from Goettert), released 2000, excellent sound

Recorded live at the Gostenhofer Jazzstage, Dreieinigkeitskirche Nuernberg, Germany on Oct 9 1993 by Michael Fingerhurt

Kevin Coyne with The Achim Goettert Project (a jazz-rock band): Achim Goettert (sax), Michael Rodach (guitar), Michel Van der Esch (keyboards), Rudi Engel (bass), Andreas Weiser (percussions), Omar Belmonte (drums).

Lyrics by Kevin Coyne, music by Achim Goettert. All songs unreleased

Mansion Of Dreams is also a play from Kevin Coyne's 1993 book "Show Business"

 

Vision, part 1 7:48

Shake Before Using 8:46

Ballad for Kevin 6:15

Hard Ride 4:36

Hard Blue, part 1 4:13

Echooos part 1 2:31

34:12

-

Echooos part 2 4:50

Ein Muhistein im Kopf Herum 8:37

The Groupie is my Wife 7:24

Any Day, Any Way 5:20

Trip to Heaven 4:42

Hard Blue, part 2 3:52

Vision, part 2 4:19

Jumping (encore) 7:04

Hard Ride (encore) 5:43

51:57

 

Quite good and original. See also OPERA FOR SYD (1999)

 

 

• TV: La Grande Guerre en Chansons (The Great War in Songs), 1993, 57mn, documentary film by Gilles Nadeau (France), La Sept/Arte, Editions Morgane. French, English and German songs from the WWI sung by Kevin Coyne, Hanna Shygulla, Mouloudji, Marc Ogeret, Gérard Viala.

feat. 3 songs by Kevin recorded in 1993 with Friedl Pohrer on acoustic guitar and Jean-Marie Sénia on piano.

Kevin sings:

It's a long Way to Tipperary (J. Judge/H.Williams)

Keep the Home Fires Burning (L. Ford/I. Novello)

Take me Back to Dear Old Blighty (Mills/Godfrey/Scott) (different from Dynamite Days)

all those unavailable elsewhere

Exists on VHS and CD (artwork by French cartoonist Tardy).

The Cd was reissued in 2004 (without mention of the film) by Morgane and l'Historial de la Grande Guerre (e-mail them here).
Image of the CD, the CD reissue and of the VHS. read more

 

 

Kevin gives a poetry reading at the Six Towns Poetry Festival, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent on Oct 23 1993.

Read the 2 flyers, here and there.

 

 

    OFFICIAL CD: ELVIRA: SONGS FROM THE ARCHIVES 1979-83 Image

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade) 388.7012.242, released Mar 1994

Lyrics included

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

All tracks engineered by Al James and Vic Sweeny

 

ELVIRA (Tracks 1 to 9) recorded at Alvic Studios Wimbledon, London 1979, produced by Kevin Coyne and Bob Ward. Kevin Coyne with Bob Ward (guitar)

 

SONGS FROM THE ARCHIVES (tracks 10 to 15) recorded at Alvic Studios, Fulham, London 1983, produced by Kevin Coyne

Kevin Coyne with Brian Godding (guitar), Steve Bull (keyboards), Martin Normington (saxes), Dave Sheen (drums), Steve Lamb (bass)

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

 

ELVIRA:

Stand Up For England 3:38

I'm A Girl 2:45

Debutante 2:46

A Leopard Never Changes Her Spots 3:53 [different from PEEL SESSIONS]

Golden Days (BW/KC) 2:48

Boys Boys (BW/KC) 2:40

The Long Arm Of The Law 2:13

Think Of Sunshine 3:33

Elvira 3:40

-

SONGS FROM THE ARCHIVES:

Better Than You 2:38

Rambling Germany Blues 4:21

Bimbo 2:40

Up North 2:16

Born in 1944 4:15

Blood In The Night (KC/SL/MN/DS) 5:25

 

 

    OFFICIAL COMPILATION CD: SIGN OF THE TIMES Image

Virgin Universal CDVM 9029, released 1994

Essay by Robert Chalmers (The Observer)

 

Marjory Razorblade 1:45

Marlene 2:44

Eastbourne Ladies 4:37

House on the Hill 4:54

Dog Latin 2:38

Good Boy 2:38

Karate King 3:16

Fat Girl 4:08

Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 5:33

Brother of Mine 4:08

Dynamite Days 2:46

Having a Party 4:23

I'm Just a Man 3:41

The Only One 3:20

Children's Crusade 3:56

Mona, Where's My Trousers (KC/AS) 2:57

Sign of the Times 5:24

Witch 6:06

Blame it on the Night 4:18

75:37

 

A good compilation of the Virgin years. These days, one of the only way to listen to three songs from BLAME IT ON THE NIGHT...). No unreleased songs.

 

 

2 BOOTLEG CDR: HALF MOON-PUTNEY, UK, MAR 24 1994 "BLIND" Image
Sound is excellent. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me. Recorded by Steve Dinsdale. Date could be May 1st 1994

Gina's Song 5:07
Having a Party 6:13
There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:18
Karate King 6:28
Young Love [Cartey/Joyner] [unreleased] 3:17
Araby 4:42
Talking to no-one 5:16
Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) [unreleased] 4:49
The Twist [Chubby Checker] [unreleased] 2:18
Lunatic 7:01
49:29
-
Uggy's Song 5:06
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 5:41
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:50
Witch 6:24
Baby Blue (RC/KC) 5:11
Blame it on the Night 4:39
Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 4:15
Pretty Park 5:32
The World is Full of Fools (KC/BW) 4:35
Hey Baby [Bruce Channel] [unreleased] 3:15
49:28
1:41:03

There are many Coyne-Pohrer boots from their UK acoustic tours. This one has a good sound and Kevin performs some old songs from the 50's... The Twist or Young Love a la Coyne are... well... something. Recommanded boot.

 
 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: EDINBURGH, BELLE, UK, APR 4 1994 "MR. TIT HEAD" Image

Good sound. Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Gina's Song 7:32
Cheat Me 4:21
There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:47
Karate King 7:33
Araby 4:52

Lunatic 6:55
Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:30
Witch 3:17
Talking To No-one 5:07
Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:33
1:01:56

-

Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 4:28

Donna (I Had a Girl) [Richie Valence-unreleased] 4:34
Good Boy 5:20
The Monkey Man 8:54
Baby Blue (RC/KC) 4:53
Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 4:24

32:35

1:34:35

Another good acoustic boot.

Also included DARBY NOV 2 1979.
 

 

• BOOTLEG TAPE: HALF MOON 

Apr 24 1994, bad sound audience recording

180:00

 

"Quite bad.. It must have been recorded on a Dictaphone or something.. One of the channels drops out for an extend period of time, and the audio levels barely register... Oh the times before cheap digital recording!" (Chris).

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: THE SHED, BRAWBY, UK, APR 30 1994 ART

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me. Boot provided by Simon Crook (thanks!)

Some distorsion problems

Gina's Song 6:37

Good Boy 5:55

There She Goes (KC/BG) 5:02

Araby 5:58

Blame it on the Night 6:43

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd-unreleased) 5:21

Witch 6:37

House on the Hill (cut) 2:51

Baby Blue RC/KC 5:10

Cheat me (cut) 0:59

51:13

-

Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 3:33

Talking to no-one (cut) 0:48

Eastbourne Ladies 4:04

Saviour 6:01

Lunatic 7:09

Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC)3:38

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 6:15

Karate King 6:56

Donna (Ritchie Valence-unreleased) 5:32

43:56

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: HALF MOON PUTNEY, LONDON, UK, MAY 1 1994 "GHOSTS" Image

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Sound OK but with speed problems on a couple of songs. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me. 89:19
ENTRY DELETED: this was actually the same as HALF MOON-PUTNEY, UK, MAR 24 1994 "BLIND" (first song missing)

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: LEEDS, UK, MAY 5 1994 "MOTHER IN THE RAIN" Image

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Gina's Song 5:33
Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 3:56

Araby 4:31

There She Goes (KC/BG 5:21

Karate Kid 6:40

Lunatic 6:40

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 4:49

Cheat Me 4:53

Donna (I Had a Girl) [Richie Valence - unreleased] 9:00

51:53

-

Blame it on the Night 5:43

Witch 7:46

House On The Hill 5:04

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:31

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 5:15

Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 4:36

Good Boy 3:54

38:49

1:30:42

 

 

• RADIO: DUTCH FM (VPRO STUDIOS) SESSIONS from May 22 1994

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar)

 

Gina's Song 3:34

Araby 4:43

Need Somebody 4:02

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) 3:40 [unreleased]

Cheat Me 3:36

Witch 3:10 on TRUTH and 4:52 on NIGHT TRAIN (see below)

Blame it on the Night 4:42 only on NIGHT TRAIN

Donna (Ritchie Valence-unreleased) 2:49 only on NIGHT TRAIN

22:47

 

Great sound, beautiful acoustic show.

First 6 songs are included as a filler in the 2 BOOTLEG CDR: AM I TELLING THE TRUTH TOO MUCH?

The complete session is on a boot called VPRO NIGHT TRAIN ( IMAGE) which surfaced late 2004 from the Internet and was wrongly labelled as a Dec 14 2001 session (probably a rerun). The VPRO RADIO boot also includes Muziek met een verhaal (music with a story) Radio broadcast 14-12-1999 and Club Lek Radio broadcast Oct 6 1999

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: CHEMNITZ, GERMANY JUNE 5 94 "GREEN MOUNTAIN" IMAGE

Live At Club Exlibris, Chemnitz, 1994. Soundboard recording. Very good sound.

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Gina's song 5:42

Serves you right to suffer [J.L. Hooker] [unreleased] 4:20

Blame it on the Night 5:45

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) [unreleased] 5:32

Araby 5:27

Good Boy 5:32

There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:25

Having a Party 8:03

Hey Baby (Bruce Channel) [unreleased] 5:23

Talking to no-one 7:15

57:24

-

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:32

Karate King 7:05

Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 6:24

Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 3:52

Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 4:30

Cheat Me 6:27

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 4:27

The World Is Full of Fools 4:23

41:40

1:39:04


Beautiful show with an excelent sound; probably the best acoustic show with Pohrer boot.

 
 

• RADIO: BOOTLEG CDR: "ZUNDFUNK" (BAVARIAN RADIO), GERMANY

Jun 29 1994, Source: FM, Bayrischr Rundfunk 3.Host is Karl Bruckmaier

Kevin Coyne solo

 

Araby 2:38

Moonface 2:18 [unreleased improv]

Interview 0:34

Uggy's Song 3:10

8:41

 

"Really nice this with Kevin Coyne making up 'Moonface' on the spot" (Erik).

Also included in the DADDY DIDN'T UNDERSTAND ME boot.

Sometimes found as a three show CDR: Radio Concert, Berlin, Germany, 1981 + Zundfunk, 1994 + Mountain Charleston, 1999.

 

 

FILM: 5 Oct 94, Kanzleiturnhalle Zürich, in a gallery, nice editing of the 3 live songs and the pictures from the gallery, It's on youtube (posted by ccuirhomme, 15mn). Thanks to Uwe for spotting this one.
KC with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).
Lunatic
Witch
Victoria Smiles

RADIO Paris, Europe 1 radio studios, Top live show, 1994 November 24 FM master
KC with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar)
Lunatic
Araby
Hey Baby (B. Channel) [unreleased]
Baby Blue
This show is included in Paris, Forum des Halles, 1983 April 9

 

• RADIO: BOOTLEG CDR: Living On The Edge, DEUTCHLAND RADIO BERLIN 1994 Image

Source: FM. A German radio show about Kevin Coyne with German voiced-over interviews and extracts from albums.

 

People (KC/BW) 3:34 [LP version]

Interview #1 1:58

The World Is Full Of Fool s (KC/BW) 3:09 [LP version]

America 1:55 [unreleased live version]

Interview #2 2:19

Hope The Devil Don't Come 3:13 [LP version]

Skinhead In Heaven 0:36 [LP version]

Interview #3 2:00

Cafe Crazy 2:27 [LP version]

Interview #4 2:09

Burning Head (HP/KC) 2:41 [LP version]

Redlight 0:45 [LP version]

Interview #5 2:33

Take Me Back In Your Arms 3:23 [LP version]

Interview #6 1:14

Totally Naked (HP/KC) 3:11 [LP version]

Interview #7 2:44

Elvis Is Dead (HP/KC) 3:37 [LP version]

Interview #8 2:37

Karate King 3:15 [LP version]

Interview #9 2:05

America [intro] 0:16

Passions Pleasure (HB/KC) (cut) 0:37 [LP version]

52:29

 

Another boot of no interest if you already have the albums and do not understand German... (with the exception of America live and the fact that most of the songs come from the rare and expensive BURNING HEAD CD).

 

 

• FILM: "Jonas in the Desert", a German documentary, music by Kevin Coyne (All Music Guide), 1994.

 

 

• BOOK: "Brought to Book", edited by Ian Breakwell & Paul Hammond (Penguin 1994) has two Coyne short stories: 'Cyril' and 'Homeboys'

 

 

• BOOK: Apr 1995. "TAGEBUCH EINES TEDDYBÄREN" (Diary of a Teddybear) is published in a German translation by DA Verlag Das Andere. Translation by Rio Reiser (a German rock singer). Colour illustrations by Kevin Coyne. Never published in English Image

 

 

    OFFICIAL CD: THE ADVENTURES OF CRAZY FRANK Image

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade) 388.7017.242, May 1995

Recorded Jan-Feb 1995 at Studio M Digital, Nuremberg, Germany, executive producer Bernd Gruber

Produced by Friedl Pohrer and Kevin Coyne

Kevin Coyne with Friedrich Pohrer (guitar, bass, drum program, keyboards, backing vocals, tambourine), Manferd and Norbert (backing vocals), Werner Steinhauser (drums), Henry Beck (organ), Willi Pichl (oboe), Keili Keilhofer (guitar)

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

Lyrics included

"THE ADVENTURES OF CRAZY FRANK evolved into an improvised stage musical about the life of English comedian Frank Randle featuring Kevin Coyne as Randle and Nuremberg dancer and singer Julia Kempken as his wife. It was performed in Germany and Austria" (Ruf Records brochure).

A photo ok Kevin performing "The Adventures of Crazy Franck" with Julia Kempken and Keili Keilhofer; given by Nuremberg musician Horst Spandler. See more photos here
Here are some recollections of the show by Horst: "Here is what I know about the Crazy Frank Rock Theatre.
Here the front page of a flyer distributed
to promote the Nuremberg show. The play premiŹred on November 10th, 1995 in Gelnhausen, Germany. There was another show on the 25th of January in Itzehoe. After his England tour in February, the play was staged in a hall of the Nuremberg central station, which was used for concerts and other events
in those times. Actually it was part of a greater project that included readings from his Teddy Bear book and from Paradise as well as an exhibition of some of his pictures. There were four performances of the play on successive days, starting on March 20th. The whole thing was part of the German Railway (DB) cultural program and done in cooperation with the leading Nuremberg newspaper.

I attentended one of the readings , whicht took place in the Art Nouveau room of the train station, and afterwards one of the theatre shows. Helmi was also present.. You didn't need to know anything about Frank Randle to understand what was going on ( i.e. if your English wasn't too bad, because the play was in the English language). As far as I remember, there wasn't a chronological plot, just several episodes loosely spun together. The set was always the same - a living room equipped with a number of objects in an antique 50s style. There were only two characters, Randal and his wife. The play showed episodes from theyr married life, which was difficult, because his life as an artist and his drinking habit clashed with what his wife wanted out of life.
The moods often changed between depressive, aggressive, cheerful etc. It was hard to tell which parts of the play were improvised and which ones not. In between the scenes the Paradise Band played and Kevin performed his songs. There weren't too many people in the audience, I think the hall was only half full.

I seem to remember that Kevin told me that he had to change the actress, because the other one was in a stage of pregnancy that made it impossible for her to continue the show. He highly praised the ability of this actress (or both?) to correspond with him during the improvised parts. It escapes my mind though, if he talked of any plans for other performances of the play.

 

Born Crazy (FP/KC) 3:10

Drunk Again (FP/KC) 3:24

Moon Madness (FP/KC) 3:54

You're So Wonderful (FP/KC) 3:32

Crazy Dream 2:57

The Devil Calling 3:57

Married 2:56

Deep The Darkness 2:52

I Stood Up 2:43

Playing The Fool (FP/KC) 3:27

Heart Of Hearts (FP/KC) 3:06

Perversion (FP/KC) 3:11

Frankies Dream No. 1 2:01

Frankies Dream No. 2 1:48

Time For Tears (FP/KC) 4:03

Blast Of Glory (FP/KC) 3:32

Never Ending (FP/KC) 2:08

54:22

 

Exit Pukke: enter Friedl Pohrer, much more humble and serving. The songs are not that good though... All in all, much better than the other German albums, but a minor work anyway.

Press release by Rockport for Crazy Frank, in German 1 2 3 4 and in English

Here and here is a flyer for Crazy Frank UK Tour. Another UK flyer 1 2

 

 

 2 BOOTLEG CDR: LODDISWELL, MAY 5, 1995 "BABY" Image

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). Sound is bad. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me.

 

Having a Party 3:49

Gina's Song 6:08

Married 3:06

Araby 4:22

There She Goes (KC/BG) 5:13

Talking to No-one 6:37

Karate King 7:58

Heart of Hearts (FP/KC) 4:42

Witch 6:00

47:55

-

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:12

Cheat Me 7:05

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) [unreleased] 7:17

Blame it on the Night 7:23

Sea of Love (Khoury/Baptiste) 4:08

Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) 6:07

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 6:05

Hey Baby (Bruce Channel] [unreleased] 4:12

47:32

1:35:27

 

Sound is really too bad.
Also includes POETRY OLYMPICS Nov 27 1982

Here, the flyer of that show and there, a flyer for that 1995 tour

 

 

 BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE AT THE HALF MOON PUTNEY MAY 7, 1995 Image

 

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar). 4 trackmarks only on the CDR. Sound is OK.

 

1.

0: 0 Uggy's Song

4:35 Having a Party

10:17 Hey Baby [Bruce Channel] [unreleased]
15:40 Araby

19:30 Blame it on the Night

2.

0:0 Married [ Let's Get Married]

2:40 Lunatic [I'm a Little Yogurt Pot - as indicated on the artwork - is just an usual part of Lunatic at the time]

9:20 Heart of Hearts (FP/KC) [and not Please Come Home to Me]

3.

0:0 Karate King [including a snipet of Ian Dury's Sex and Drug and Rock'n'Roll]

7:00 There She Goes (KC/BG)

11:30 I'll Go Too [very rarely played!]

16:15 Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) [unreleased]

23:48 Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC)

29:00 Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste)

4.

0:0 Good Boy

5:10 Baby Blue (RC/KC)

[The last song, The World Is Full of Fools, although on the artwork, is not on the CDR]

79:41

 

Another good acoustic show.

 

 

 2 BOOTLEG CDR: BAND ON THE WALL, MANCHESTER, MAY 10, 1995 "GREEN QUEEN" Image

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Having a Party 2:52
Uggy's Song 4:35
Hey Baby [Bruce Channel] 6:09
[unreleased]
Lunatic 7:37
Married
3:40
Araby 3:49
Heart of Hearts [KC/FP] 4:58
Karate King 6:30
There She Goes 4:57
Witch 5:46
Fat Girl 3:38
54:31
-
Blame it on the Night 6:42
Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) [unreleased] 5:14
The World is Full of Fools 5:06
Baby Blue (RC/KC) 6:15
Cheat Me 6:35
Sea of Love 5:29
35:25
1:30:00

Another good acoustic show. The boot includes as a filler the complete MARY COSTELLO NOV 18 1990 interview and two songs.
 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: YORK, UK, MAY 13 1995 "PROPHET" Image

Sound is almost OK, some distortion problems

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar).Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

Uggy's Song 4:29

Good Boy 6:03

Having a Party 6:53

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 5:05

Cheat Me 5:33

Hey Baby [Bruce Channel] [unreleased] 6:54

Araby 5:14

Lunatic 7:14

Married 5:13

Karate King 6:37

Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 5:59

1:05:14

-

Need Somebody 4:41

Heart Of Hearts (FP/KC) 4:09

Marlene 5:51

Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) [unreleased] 6:46

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 4:11

There She Goes (KC/BG) 4:13

29:53

1:35:7

 

Nice acoustic show with a very good Cheat Me. The boot also includes DEN BOSCH, NL, OCT 21 1981.

 

 

 RADIO: DUTCH FM RADIO SESSIONS from Sep 21 1995 on the
2 BOOTLEG CDR: AM I TELLING THE TRUTH TOO MUCH?

Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (guitar)

 

Married 3:13

Heart Of Hearts (FP/KC) 2:24

You're So Wonderful (FP/KC) 3:26

Gina's Song 4:06

Lunatic 5:11

Death 3:35 [spoken, from Show Business]

21:56

 

Another beautiful acoustic show.

  • RADIO: GLR 1995
Bootleg CD. ART
Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (guitar)

Interview (6:35)
Married (FP/KC) (2:16)
Interview (0:37)
Born Crazy (CD version) (3:11)

Interview (2:14)

Heart of Hearts (FP/KC) (2:23)
Interview (0:27)

Bonus tracks:
Big Joe Williams: I Want my Crown (2:21)
Frank Randle: The Old Hiker (live at Feldman Theatre, Blackpool, 1938) (7:18)

 

• Strange Locomotion (from the Siren album STRANGE LOCOMOTION) is included on the DANDELION SAMPLER 1969-1972, See For Miles SFMD 96, 1996 IMAGE

 

 

 BOOTLEG CDR: INTERVIEW FUR "FEINE ADRESSEN"

Interview by Gisela Kalau-Spandler. An edited version (called 'Multitalent mit Herz') was published in Nurnberg mag Feine Adressen in Jan 1996. CDR and artwork by Horst Spandler (thanks!)

Kevin talks about his coming to Germany, the Crazy Franck show...

20:00

 

 

    2 OFFICIAL CD: KNOCKING ON YOUR BRAIN Image  

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade)

DCD 388.7019.250, 1996

Recorded from Nov 12 to 20 1996 at Studio "40 Kalt" in Duisburg-Homberg, Germany

Produced by Ali Neander and Kevin Coyne, coproduced by Tom Liwa

Kevin Coyne with Gary Lucas (guitar, who had played with Captain Beefheart, Lou Reed, Nick Cave, Joan Osbourne and Leonard Bernstein (!), Tom Liwa (synthesizer), Ali Neander (guitar, glockenspiel, banjo), Wily Wagner (double bass), Ralf Gustke (drums, percussion), Jürgen Wüst (organ, piano), Constanze Posth (cello, saxophone)

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

Lyrics included

 

Wonderland (GL/KC) 3:54

Wasted Lives (WW/AN/KC) 2:53

Monkey with your Funky (AN/KC) 3:36

Day and Night (TL/KC) 3:23

Fatty Boy (TL/KC) 2:31

Nuts (TL/KC) 2:45

Mr. Pinko (AN/KC) 5:27

Out on the Park (AN/KC) 4:12

Teenage Queen (AN/KC) 4:55

Happy 3:36

Give me some of that (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 6:24

43:29

-

English Rose (GL/KC) 3:53

Our Little Love Song (TL/KC) 5:26

Aching Heart (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 7:35

Kevin's Happy Home 3:48

Peachtree Avenue (AN/KC) 4:54

Weirdo (TL/KC) 4:24

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 3:15

Knocking on your Brain 3:04

Why? (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 3:56

1955 (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 2:47

My Little Angel (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 2:22

45:25

 

Mostly loose jams: it took me a long time to like this one but I now I think it's OK (lowest point is Aching Heart). Album art poster here.

 

 

• The Pere Ubu song Planet of Fools on their EREWHON CD is "based on an original idea by Kevin Coyne" ("The World is full of Fools"). Kevin had, in 1999 toured the UK on a double bill with David Thomas, Pere Ubu's singer,).
Said Thomas in an interview: "Kevin Coyne sang in one of his songs "The world is full of fools, but it does not make thel bad people". The line was sort of an intellectual inspiration for me, and when I steal an idea, I just say it. In particular with a man like Kevin Coyne. I am a big fan of Kevin Coyne."
Here are the lyrics:
Every day I think about some better world
I know that this one's not the one it's supposed to be and I've concluded that somewhere past Mars is a planet of fools
I know Somewhere past Mars there's a planet of fools
I know, but nobody will talk about it,
Somehow there's been a slip in the time and space continuum
I'm convinced because I woke up one day and nothing made a speck of sense anymore and every day I think about a better world I conclude that somewhere past Mars is a planet of fools
I know Somewhere past Mars is a planet of fools that I know
Oh, why should we live here in tears, in tears?
Why should we live here in tears?
I know they're not bad people but I'd like to go home now, if it's all the same to you, Dear NASA
Somewhere past Mars is the planet of fools I know
Somewhere past Mars there's a planet of fools
Oh, why must we live here in tears, in tears?
Why should we live here in tears?

Writers: Thomas-Moliné © 1996 Bug Music Lyrics by David Thomas

 

• FILM: The KNOCKING ON YOUR BRAIN sessions plus interviews with Kevin Coyne and Gary Lucas were filmed by German state TV WDR and broadcast shortly after.

 
 

FILM: - CAFE 'T PODIUM, VENRAY. Amateur filming of an acoustic show with Friedl Pohrer in The Netherlands, Feb 23 1997. 51mn. Provided by Wil Gommans, who had organised the show. Poster here. read more.

BOOT CDR: CAFE 'T PODIUM, VENRAY, THE NETEHERLANDS, FEB 23 1997 IMAGE

Complete recording of the film above. KC with Friedl Pohrer (acoustic guitar), Feb 23 1997. Recorded by Wil Gommans.

First cdr: late 2004, second edition Jun 2005 with new artwork

Gina's Song
I want my Crown (trad. arr KC)
Hey baby
[Bruce Channel] [unreleased]
Araby
Mad Man Blues (J-L. Hooker) [unreleased]
Heart of Hearts (FP/KC) (including a song going "The bungalow is cold without you"...)
Blame it on the Night
Havin' a Party
Shakin' All Over (J. Kidd) /Living Doll (Cliff Richard) [both unreleased]
Lunatic
Sea Of Love (Khoury/Baptiste]

1.02.50


Photos of the show here

 

• Take Me Back in Your Arms (from EVERYBODY'S NAKED) is included on JUKEBOX COWBOY, Vinyl Junkie VJCD 003, 1997.

 

 

May 1997: The Photographic Resource Center's in Boston, MAS, USA, hosts an exhibition called 'Extended Play: Between Rock and an Art Space'. The show features visual art work by musicians, including work by Laurie Anderson, Peter Blegvad, Kevin Coyne, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, John Cohen, and others.

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: FEUERWACHE, MANNHEIM MAY 29 1997 "I'M MAGIC" Image

Sound OK. Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Hans Schmukke (bass), Werner Steinhauser (drums). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me


Louie Louie (R. Berry) 3.41 [unreleased]

Aching Heart (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 6.18

My Little Angel (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 4.09

Dynamite Days 3.41

Burning Head (HP/KC) 3.42

Really In Love (HB/KC) 7:13

Teenage Queen (AN/KC) 7.20

Take me Back in your Arms 5.47

America 6.23

Weirdo (TL/KC) 6:10

Wild Thing (C. Taylor) 6:07 [unreleased]

The Sky is Crying (E. James-M. Levy-C. Lewis) 6.39 [unreleased]

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 4:10

Wipeout (J. Cole) 2:53 [unreleased instrumental]

Here Comes The Morning (HP/KC) 4:40

1:18:53

-

Eastbourne Ladies 6:30

Having a Party 9:04

Mad Man Blues (J-L. Hooker) 7:49 [unreleased]

The Monkey Man 7:54

Keep a Knocking (R. Penniman) 3:27

34:44

1:53:37

 

Not a very good one... I mean, "Louie Louie" AND "Wild Thing"!?

 

 

Sunday Morning Sunrise (originally on MATCHING HEAD AND FEET) is included in PROGRESSIVE ROCK, a CD originally given away with the magazine 'Pop Rok'. Virgin Greece 7243 84277420 - 1997 IMAGE
Other tracks: Mike Oldfield: Don Alfonso / Steve Hackett: The Lovers - Shadow Of Hierophant / Gong: A Sprinkling Of Clouds / Philip Glass: Etoile Polaire / Ryuichi Sakamoto: Heartbeat / Roxy Music: Virginia Plain / Van Der Graaf Generator: Pilgrims / Hatfield And The North: Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut inc. Oh, What A Lonely Lifetime / Edgar Froese: Panophelia / Patrick Moraz: Impact Faust: Jennifer / Philip Glass: Victor's Lament

 

 

• FILM: "KEVIN COYNE THE UNKNOWN FAMOUS", a film by Diethard Küster, 15 minutes 30 seconds. 1997. Includes I Want My Crown live in Bordeaux, France with Friedl Pohrer. read more

 

 

• FILM: 3 short documentaries (KEVIN COYNE THE UNKNOWN FAMOUS (97), KEVIN COYNE HERZ AUS FEUER (79), KEVIN COYNE AT THE LAST WALL (82) were shown on the German-French TV channel Arte (Jul 29 1997) on a serie called "Beautiful Losers".

 

 

• FILM: The 1979 ROCKPALAST show is repeated on WDR TV.

 

 

 

 

RADIO: BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE ON DUTCH RADIO 1974 + 1998 IMAGE

Dutch VPRO Radio show 1998 ("De Avonden"), recorded on Feb 7, 1998.
Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar)
Introduction by DJ 0:54

Weirdo 4:39
DJ talk + interview 3:56

Out On The Park 2:56
Kevin reading from "Bavaria" 1:35 [unreleased short story?]
Interview 5:48
Chicken Wing 3:04

Interesting acoustic show but Keili was a bit "off" that night
This show also includes a 1974 show

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: FURTH/WAAGPLATZ, 3. JULY 1998 Image

DAT, Jul 3 1998, excellent sound. Artwork by me.

Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Hans Schmukke (bass), Werner Steinhauser (drums).

 

I Want Somebody 3:02 [Clarence Edwards? unreleased]

Burning Head (HP/KC) 4:23

Take Me Back In Your Arms 5:06

Aching Heart (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 6:14

Teenage Queen (AN/KC) 6:41

Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 7:25
Send me some Loving (Price-Marascalco) 3:29
Sugar Baby 3:33
Having A Party 9:14

America 6:35

Weirdo (TL/KC) 6:55

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 5:14

Louie Louie (R. Berry) 5:16 [unreleased]

73:17
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The Sky is Crying (E. James-M. Levy-C. Lewis) 9:52 [unreleased]
The Monkey Man 7:23

Keep a Knocking (R. Penniman) 4:38 [unreleased]
Baby Blue (RC/KC) 4:50

27:06

 

The strangest intro ever: I want Somebody is a kind of 'BB King meets Kevin Coyne'! Rest of the show is the usual terrible super-clean German band. The Sky is Crying is so bad it's a shame... One of the worst. (America is worth listening, though...)

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: "ELVIS LIVES" LIVE AT CAVE DIMIERE, ARGENTEUIL, FRANCE, OCT 10 1998 IMAGE

Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (acoustic guitar). Audience recording provided by Patrick. Sound ok but disc not DAO.

 

Hey Baby [Bruce Channel] 7.03 [unreleased]
Karate King 6.47
Blame it on the Night 6.57
Shakinę all Over (Johnny Kid) 6.08 [unreleased]
Marlene 9.06
Be-bop-a-lu-la (Gene Vincent) 3.56 [unreleased]
Lunatic 6.29
Out on the Park (AN/KC) 6.09
Cheat Me 4.32
Need somebody 4.43
Baby Blue 4.22
Every Night 4.42 [unreleased impro]

71.07

Only known recording of an acoustic show with Keilhofer, who was not very impressive on that night anyway.

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: CHEMNITZ, GERMANY OCT 30 1998 "GREY ATTACK" IMAGE

Südbahnhof, Chemnitz, Germany. Very nice sound. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me.

Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Hans Schmukke (bass), Werner Steinhauser (drums).

I Want Somebody 4:00 [Clarence Edwards? unreleased]

Burning Head (HP/KC) 4:32

Aching Heart (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 6:55

America 7:49

My Little Angel (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 6:13

Sugar Baby 3:06

Having a Party 9:04

Pretty Park 9:31

Send me some Loving (Price-Marascalco) 3:48

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 5:29

Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 9:54

1:10:21

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Hush Hush (J. Reed) 5:30 [unreleased]

Really in Love (HB/KC) 8:01

The Monkey Man 7:36

Weirdo (TL/KC) 6:36

I don't Want to Leave You Now [unreleased impro] / Louie Louie (R. Berry) [unreleased] 4:21


Same big band... America is dedicated to "Bill Clinton, Monika Lewinsky and me, suzamen in eine grosse Bed"...

 

 

• BOOTLEG TAPE: BLUE MONDAY 

Oct 03 1998  

120:00

 "Unfortunately, the Blue Monday show is with Kevin Coyne's German blues revue band... but it is something to have.. It is a little distorted too." (Chris Plummer)

 

This compilation album BLUE MONDAY CONCERTS '98: BLUE VISION feat. a live Saviour recorded live at Blue Monday (98)

 

Gary Lucas said he and Kevin recorded 5 unreleased tracks in a studio in Nurnberg in October 1998 in the midst of Lucas' solo European tour (Gary had played guitar on KNOCKING ON YOUR BRAIN). Says Lucas: "Great songs titled "Clockwork Pudding", "High Stakes Mama", "Little Custard Pie" (variation of the previous track), "Our Little Corner of the World", "My Dark Little Corner" (a variation of the track before it), and "You Don't Believe Me At All" (wonderful song)."
In 2011, Lucas put up four songs to listen on this web page (unavailable anywere else)
:
Clockwork Pudding , High Stakes Mama , Our Little Corner of the World and You Don't Believe Me At All

 

 

• FILM: "LEBENSLINIEN, STOLPERND IN EIN KLEINES GLÜCK", documentary film, edited by Steffi Illinger. 45 minutes. November 1998.

Includes concert footage shot in Leverkusen and Chemnitz. read more

 

 

• BOOK: Kevin Coyne (and Siren) is along with 60 other artists in Richie Unterberger' "Unknown Legends of Rock'n'Roll", (1998), foreword by Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group). The book came with a 12-track CD (no Kevin Coyne). Back cover art is the first Siren LP photo. An excellent book with loads of other amazing bands (and a great interview of Young Marble Giants' Stuart Moxham).

 

GOOD BOY is the name of a modern dance performance by Alain Buffard (France, 1998). Here are 2 articles about the show (thanks Nicolas for the info). Good Boy was later played in New York in April 2006. It was now called "Mauvais Genre" and premiered at Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church, "performed by a number of the city's downtown dance luminaries."

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: MUSIKTHEATER REX, LORSCH 13.3.1999

DAT, Mar 13 1999, two sets, sound OK. Artwork by me. Image

Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar), Robert Coyne (bass, guitar), Henry Beck (keyboards), Werner Steinhauser (drums)

 

I'm into your Game * 4:21
Lunatic * 5:16
I'm gonna Try to Make you Love Me * 3:33 [unreleased]
Louie Louie (R. Berry) 4:36 [unreleased]
Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 4:38
Having a Party 7:29
Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 5:45
Really in Love (HB/KC) 7:05
My wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 6:05
Weirdo (TL/KC) 6:59
Turn On Your Love Light 2:27 [unreleased]
Bird Brain (RC/KC) 6:19
Take me Back in your Arms 5:20
Sugar Babe 3:27 [unreleased]

73:47
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America 7:04

Almost Dying (RC/KC) 8:20
Baby Blue (RC/KC) 4:41
Saviour (AL/KC/GS) 8:23
Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 6:34
Hush Hush (J. Reed) 5:58 [unreleased]

41:23

* Acoustic songs. Not one of the best boots but OK though...

 

 

 

    OFFICIAL CD: SUGAR CANDY TAXI Image

RUF 1032, Mar 15 1999, recorded (in two days) at Protocal Studios, London, Nov 1998

No production credit, engineered by Thomas Adapoe

Kevin Coyne with Robert Coyne (keyboards, guitars, drums), Eugene Coyne (vocals, keyboards), Hans Raths (sax, flute), Alexander Bätzel (drums)

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

Lyrics included

 

Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 2:46

Porcupine People 3:40

Highway of Dreams 1:47

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 2:11

The Garden Gate Song 2:26

I'm into your Game 2:49

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 2:55

Little White Arms 0:44

Rusting Away 1:36

Bird Brain (RC/KC) 3:55

Tiger Lilian 2:53

Fly (KC/EC) 4:12

Almost Dying (RC/KC) 3:27

Normal Man 2:27

It Hurts (EC/KC) 2:05

Lancashire Song 5:00

45:01

 

Resurrection! ("My honest record in many years"). After his longest gap between two recordings (3 years), Kevin Coyne leaves Rockport for Ruff Records. The change is perfect. Robert Coyne helps a lot with his minimalist style (a relief after the Hans "all those notes" Pukke and Henri "where is my synths" Beck years. It is also the return of weird-avant-garde songwriting.

Chris Plummer had asked Kevin a song by song comment for his site: 1 2 3
Keili Keilhofer said he wrote songs for the album, they were recorded but did not appear.

 

 

 

• FILM: NO TRAINS NO PLANES, a film by Jos Stelling, features the song Happy (from KNOCKING ON YOUR BRAIN) (Apr 99).

 

 

 

• 2 VARIOUS ARTISTS CD: THE SKY GOES ALL THE WAY HOME Image

The Sky Goes 1CD, 2000

Various artists (most of them prog-rock musicians) fundraising for Down's syndrome.

Kevin sings - on acoustic guitar – with Alexander Bätzel on drums - "I Believe it" (2:41), an outake from the SUGAR CANDY TAXI CD (not available anywhere else).

 

 

• The song Sugar Candy Taxi appears on the VARIOUS ARTISTS CD "1999 RUF RECORD CATALOGUE-WHERE BLUES CROSSES OVER", RUF 1033 Image

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: ANDY KERSHAW SHOW, BBC RADIO 1, 99-04-02, UK Image

Apr 2 1999, source: FM

Kevin Coyne solo (*)  and with Robert Coyne (guitar), Steve Smith (drums - he was the drummer with 'Mean Vincent', Robert and Eugene Coyne's band), unidentified piano and bass (I suppose Robert Coyne did overdubs)

 

Bird Brain (RC/KC) 3:33

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 3:43

Interview#1 2:41

Interview#2 4:56

Lonesome Valley (A.P. Carter arr. KC) * ° 3:21

Lunatic * ° 4:04

Interview#3 2:07

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 3:21

Interview#4 0:19

28:09

 

Same recordings as in the boots BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 and ON THE RADIO 1977-1999. Great stuff.
° These 2 songs are also included in this boot: From Andy Kershaw Session (1999-2004)

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: Daddy didn't understand me

same as above ANDY KERSHAW SHOW, 99-04-02, UK

plus bonus tracks recorded live for Bavarian Radio ("Zundfunk"), June 29 1984 (see ZUNDFUNK boot, 1994).

 

 

• BOOTLEG TAPE: QUEEN ELISABETH HALL, LONDON, UK [a.k.a. QUEEN HALL Image

Apr 8 1999, sound OK, audience recording (minidisc) by Chris Plummer. Artwork by me

Kevin Coyne with Keili Keilhofer (guitar), Robert Coyne (bass), Werner Steinhauser (drums) and Henry Bech (keyboards).

 

Witch 5:32

I'm into your Game 4:36

Lunatic 6:32

Turpentine 4:17

Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 4:49

Teenage Queen (AN/KC) 6:00

I never Chill Out 1:59 [unreleased]

Really in Love (HB/KC) 7:20

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 6:24

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:03

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 4:33

My Wife's best Friend (RC/KC) 5:45

Take me back in your Arms 6:27

Bird Brain (RC/KC) 5:22

76:46

 

A good one, Kevin Coyne really glad to be back in England. A lot like THE CELLAR TAPES VOL 2 & 3

Here is a flyer (back and forth) of that UK tour when Kevin Coyne shared the bill with David Thomas (Pere Ubu).

 

• BOOTLEG  CDR: BACK WITH A VENGEANCE

 Same as QUEEN ELISABETH HALL, LONDON

 

 

    OFFICIAL COMPILATION, CD: BITTERSWEET LOVE SONGS Image

Golden Hind (a label of Rockport Records distributed by Rough Trade)

388.7021.242, GH 70212, LC 6265, released Jun 1999

Cover drawing by Kevin Coyne

 

Here Comes The Morning (HP/KC) 3:40

Love and Money (EC/RC/KC) 3:47

The Bungalow Song 4:16

Day And Night (TL/KC) 3:23

Love for Five Minutes (HP/KC) 4:08

Heart of Hearts (FP/KC) 3:06

Lovers and Friends (HP/KC) 5:02

Really in Love (HB/KC) 5:11

Happy 3:36

Take me back in your Arms 3:24

Looking in your eyes (HP/KC) 5:04

I couldn't Love you (HP/KC) 3:43

Gina's Song 3:55

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 4:45

Born Crazy (FP/KC) 3:10

All The Loving (RC/KC) 3:25

Ready For Love (HP/KC) 4:16

Passion's Pleasure (HB/KC) 4:50

My Little Angel (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 2:22

76:05

 

A compilation of the German years, no unreleased songs. Highly NON recomanded. The Rockport Records years though need credit for their nice artworks and their release of old (STRANGE LOCOMOTION, ROUGH, etc.) or unreleased (ELVIRA) stuff.

 

 

Jun 10 1999

"Publishing company Imschoot, specialized in expensive art books, has published a book in coopereration with Belgian singer Arno under the title "Arno, A White Ass European Cowboy", although "book" might be a poor description of the thing at hand here. The pages are made of vinyl-records (cut out in rectangular shape, it's not the goal to play them on a pick-up). On these records there are the labels of 17 albums that Arno has selected as being very important in his life (including Bob Dylan, The Ventures, Dr. John, Tom Zé, P.I.L., Kevin Coyne [Marjory Razorblade], Sonny Boy Williamson, Rod Stewart, Jacques Dutronc, Humple Pie and Robert Wyatt). These labels can be unfolded and hide 34 mostly unpublished photos. (…) The goal of this publication is clearly aimed at becoming a collector's item : it exists in four modes (black and red vinyl, unsigned or signed + numbered) that will be published between 10 and 3000 copies and will cost between 4.500 and 1.500 franks (223-37 euro). It can be bought at the "better book- & cd-store" at Imschoot uitgevers, Burggravenlaan 20, 9000 Gent, tel 09/222.55.08, fax 09/222.55.07."
(This from The Belgian Pop and Rock Archives) IMAGE

By the way, Arno has a song called "Les yeux de ma mŹre" ("My Mother's Eyes')

 

• RADIO: BOOTLEG CDR: MOUNTAIN STAGE, CHARLESTON, USA     

Aug 22 1999, Source:FM

Kevin Coyne with Robert Coyne (guitar), Rob Tibaldi (bass), Steven Smith (drums)

 

Introduction 0:59

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 3:48

My Wife´s Best Friend 3:42

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 4:27

Outro 1:26

14:23

This show is include din the MOUNTAIN STAGE TRILOGY

 

Sometimes found as a three show CDR boot: Radio Concert, Berlin, Germany, 1981 + Zundfunk, 1994 + Mountain Charleston, 1999.
Also included in LIVE AUG 27 99, FM, NEW YORK CITY "MURDER"

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: Self Portrait Without Cigarettes Image

 

A compilation boot offering MOUNTAIN STAGE, CHARLESTON, USA, Aug 22 1999 + 3 songs from BERLIN Sep (or Oct?) 3 1981 + the song Around Me Sits The Night from Michael Manter's 1978 SILENCE (a weird choice since this is one of the three SILENCE songs without Kevin Coyne singing...).

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: LIVE AUG 27 99, FM, NEW YORK CITY "MURDER" Image
NY WFMU Radio by John Allen. Sound OK. Only 7 trackmarks on the CDR. Broadcated on Sep 1, 99.

Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Robert Coyne (acoustic guitar). Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

 

1.

0:0 Daddy * [snipet] / Interview [with interuptions]

11:48 Need Somebody

2.

Daddy * [snipet again] 0:42

3.

0:0 Interview

2:30 My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC)

5:30 Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC)

9:20 Interview

4.

Interview 4:00

5.

0:0 Interview

3:15 Bird Brain (RC/KC)

7:00 Interview

14:20 [Ending]

6.

0:0 Interview

0:52 Gina's Song *

4:00 Interview

 

Filler: MOUNTAIN STAGE, CHARLESTON, USA, Aug 22 1999 (One trackmark only).

TOTAL TIME: 67:20

 

Great interview and acoustic show. KC says the people he feels more affinities with are Kevin Ayers and Robert Wyatt, "in their Britishness...".

The show was broadcast again on Dec 7 2004, after Kevin's death. IMAGE

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: "DOG HAT" THE MIDDLE EAST CLUB, CAMBRIDGE, USA, AUG 28 1999 IMAGE

Good sound. Not DAO.
KC solo (*) and with Robert Coyne (guitar), Rob Tibaldi (bass), Steve Smith (drums). Artwork by Kevin Coyne. Layout by me.

Talking to No-one * 3:25
I Want my Crown * (trad. arr KC) 2:08
Daddy 4:29
Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 6:19
Havin’ a Party 8:28
The Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 4:21
Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 5:29
Out on the Park (AN/KC) 6:44
Rock me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 5:42
My Wife’s Best Friend (RC/KC) 4:19
Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 3:50
Bird Brain (RC/KC) 4:40
59:54

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: BOTTOM LINE, NEW YORK CITY, SEP. 1, 1999

Very good sound. The CDRs come in two different cases with different artwork, photos by Michael Starr.

Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Robert Coyne (guitar), Rob Tibaldi (bass), Steve Smith (drums). Artwork by me

 

First Show: Image

Blame It On The Night  * 4:04

I Want My Crown (trad. arr KC) * 3:11

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 5:38

Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 4:59

Out on the Park (AN/KC) 6:48

Room Full Of Fools (RC/KC) 6:00

Turpentine 3:11

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 5:18

Having A Party 7:03

Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 4:11

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 5:23

Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 4:05

 

Second Show: Image

Blame It On The Night  * 4:57

Gina's Song * 4:50

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:07

Room Full Of Fools (RC/KC) 4:53

Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 4:35

Eastbourne Ladies 5:56

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 3:37

Out on the Park (AN/KC) 5:28

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 5:14

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 4:23

Turpentine 2:52

Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 3:43

Baby Blue (RC/KC) 3:57

Having A Party 7:44

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 5:02

 

Another rocking boot!

 

 

BOOTLEG TAPE then CDR: LIVE AT LOUNGE AX, CHICAGO, SEP 4 1999 12:30 AM Image

Original tape by Uncle Bob Recordings. Photos by Steve Glabman.
Kevin Coyne with Robert Coyne (guitar), Rob Tibaldi (bass) and Steve Smith (drums).


Gina's Song 4:05

I Want My Crown (trad. arr. KC) 2:50

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:42

Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 5:12

Daddy 5:27

Turpentine 3:39

Rock Me Baby (King, Josea, arr. KC) 4:54

Out on the Park (AN/KC) 6:24

Having A Party 9:54

Room Full of Fools [My Little Gold] 6:26

Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 6:07

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 6:13

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 7:17

Pony Tail Song (RC/KC) 4:14

79:35

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 Image

Excalibur 052, released 1999.

All the BBC sessions from 1990 to 1999.

All of these songs and two more are also on the boot called ON THE RADIO 1977-1999.

 

Bird Brain (RC/KC) 3:33

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 3:46

Lonesome Valley (AP Carter arr. KC) * ° 3:20

Lunatic * °4:02

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 3:21

Dynamite Days 3:25

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 3:56

Evil Island Home 3:58

Karate King 3:51

Daddy 2:50

Back Home Boogie (HP/KC) 2:14

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 4:16

Juliet And Mark (KC/BW) 3:58

Gina's Song 2:52

Take Me Back In Your Arms 3:19

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 2:16

City Crazy (HP/KC) 3:08 [album version]

The Heaven Song (HP/KC) 1:56

Sleeping-Waking 1:04

 

Sources:

Bird Brain  / My Wife's Best Friend / Lonesome Valley / Lunatic / Happy Little Fat Man April 1 or 2 1999, Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1, Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Steve Smith (drums), Robert Coyne (guitar), unidentified piano and bass (I suppose Robert Coyne did overdubs and the show was not really live). Same as ANDY KERSHAW SHOW, 99-04-02, UK.
°These 2 songs are included in this boot: From Andy Kershaw Session (1999-2004)

 

Dynamite Days / Victoria Smiles / Evil Island Home / Karate King, Feb 7 1991, Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1, brodcasted May 19, Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar).

 

Daddy / Back Home Boogie / Sunshine Home / Juliet And Mark, Mar 1 1990, Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1, brodcasted Mar 25, Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (bass), Hans Pukke (guitar), Martin Muller (drums), Henry Beck (keyboards).

 

Gina's Song / Take Me Back In Your Arms, Nov 18 1990, Mary Costello Show on GLR FM.

 

Tear Me Up / City Crazy / The Heaven Song, Feb 11 1990, John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1, brodcasted Mar 3 or 5, Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (bass), Hans Pukke (guitar), Martin Muller (drums), Henry Beck (keyboards). From the same session as the last song of the PEEL SESSIONS.

 

Sleeping-Waking, Jan 19 1993, Kaleidoscope on BBC Radio 4. Same as TEAR ME UP.

 

Beautiful slow acoustic versions of Dynamite Days and Victoria Smiles.

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: ON THE RADIO 1977-1999 [a.k.a. LIVE ON THE RADIO] Image

Very good sound.

Same songs as in BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES 1990-1999 plus 2 songs unavailable anywhere else (*).

 

You Know Who * [unreleased] 3:51

Wanting You Is Not Easy * 4:52

Having A Party 4:32 [actually, the LP version]

Tear Me Up (HP/KC) 2:20

The Heaven Song (HP/KC) 1:58

Daddy 2:53

Back Home Boogie (HP/KC) 2:17

Sunshine Home (HP/KC) 4:21

Juliet And Mark (KC/BW) 4:02

Gina's Song 2:54

Take Me Back In Your Arms 3:22

Dynamite Daze 3:28

Victoria Smiles (HP/KC) 3:59

Evil Island Home 4:02

Karate King 3:55

Sleeping Waking 0:57

Bird Brain (RC/KC) 3:39                           

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 3:52       

Lonesome Valley (AP Carter arr. KC) 3:25

Lunatic 4:09

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 3:25

 

Sources:

You Know Who / Little Girl , John Peel-BBC July 3, 1977 (unavailable anywhere else).

 

Having A Party, Radio RV, Norway - May 16, 1983 (unavailable anywhere else).

 

Tear Me Up / The Heaven Song, Feb 11 1990, John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1, brodcasted Mar 3 or 5, Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (bass), Hans Pukke (guitar), Martin Muller (drums), Henry Beck (keyboards). From the same session as the last song of the PEEL SESSIONS.

 

Daddy / Back Home Boogie / Sunshine Home / Juliet And Mark, Mar 1 1990, Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1, brodcasted Mar 25, Kevin Coyne with Friedl Pohrer (bass), Hans Pukke (guitar), Martin Muller (drums), Henry Beck (keyboards).

 

Gina's Song / Take Me Back In Your Arms, Nov 18 1990, Mary Costello Show on GLR FM.

 

Dynamite Days / Victoria Smiles / Evil Island Home / Karate King, Feb 7 1991, Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1, brodcasted May 19, Kevin Coyne with Hans Pukke (guitar).

 

Sleeping-Waking, Jan 19 1993, Kaleidoscope on BBC Radio 4. Same as TEAR ME UP.

 

Bird Brain  / My Wife's Best Friend / Lonesome Valley / Lunatic / Happy Little Fat Man April 1 or 2 1999, Andy Kershaw Show on BBC Radio 1, Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Steve Smith (drums), Robert Coyne (guitar), unidentified piano and bass (I suppose Robert Coyne did overdubs and the show was not really live). Same as ANDY KERSHAW SHOW, 99-04-02, UK.

 

 

• BOOK: "BEAUTIFUL EXTREMES, CONVERSATIONS WITH KEVIN COYNE", a book by Clive Product, Berlin 1999, ISBN 3-9805993-3-7. Several interviews with Kevin Coyne, talking about every record. ESSENTIAL! Actually the only book about Coyne. Image

 

 

RADIO: CLUB LEK RADIO BROADCAST OCT 6 1999 
KC solo.

Pretty Park
My wife's Best Friend (KC/RC]
Araby
Talkin to no one

Solo acoustic show included in the VPRO RADIO boot. IMAGE
The boot also includes VPRO Night train radio broadcast 14-12-2001 and Muziek met een verhaal (music whit a story) Radio broadcast 14-12-1999

 

 

• RADIO: 2 BOOTLEG CDR: MILLIONAIRES UND TEDDY BEARS, DEUTSCHLANDFUNK Image

Source FM. Oct 10 1999. A German radio show about Kevin Coyne with DJ Karl Lippegaus (talking in German) playing extracts from albums. Original tape by Uwe; CDR by me, artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me.

 

Talk 1:13

Sixteen Women 2:41 [LP version]

Happy Little Fat Man 2:10 [LP version]

Talk 1:13

A Leopard Never Changes Its Spots 3:57 [LP version]

Brothers Of Mine 3:56 [LP version]

Talk 0:51

Asylum (KC/NC) 3:20 [LP version]

Mad Boy No. 2 (KC/BG) 2:42 [LP version]

Talk 1:38

One Little Moment (KC/BG) 6:26 [LP version]

Talk 1:22

Eastbourne Ladies 3:39 [LP version]

Dance Of The Bourgeoisie (Reprise) (KC/ZM) 1:33 [LP version]

Stand Up For England 3:29 [LP version]

Talk 1:05

Talking To No One 2:24 [LP version]

Talk 0:38

Karate King 2:58 [LP version]

Talk 1:15

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 5:29 [LP –MATCHING– version]

Talk 0:55

55:02

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Dynamite Days 2:43 [LP version]

Taking On The Bowers (KC/RW) 3:14 [LP version]

You Can't Do That 3:56 [LP version]

Bimbo 2:34 [LP version]

Talk 2:36

Having A Party 4:19 [LP version]

Give me some of that (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 6:20 [LP version]

Talk 1:17

Talking Money 3:12 [LP version]

Talk 1:20

Moon Madness (FP/KC) 3:09 [LP version]

34:45

89:47

 

Another boot of no interest if you already have the albums and do not understand German. Good song choice though.

 

 

•  BOOTLEG CDR: OPERA FOR SYD Image (aka "LEIPZIG 99 ")

Excalibur 127 (also available directly from Achim Goettert), recorded live at The Leipziger Jazzstage, Leipzig, Germany, October 1 1999.

Recorded by MDR radio, Harry Nicolai.

Kevin Coyne with The Achim Goettert Group (Achim Goettert (sax, arrangements), Michael Rodach (guitar), Mike Parker (bass), Toni Nissl (drums) plus special guest David Moss (vocals and drums).

A premiere of an opera based on the life of Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd's first guitarist.

Lyrics by Kevin Coyne, music by Achim Goettert (based on some Pink Floyd numbers).

All songs unreleased

 

N° 19-Astronomy Dominé 6:33

N° 23 5:07

N°21-Scarecrow 6:48

N°22-Lucifer Sam 6:18

N°20-Chapter 24 12:44

N°25 7:48

N°27 10:40

Anyday-Anyway (encore) 6:03 [a song from MANSION OF DREAMS]

64:18

 

Again a good boot. David Moss is great too, very effective and strange impro between the two singers. (See also MANSION OF DREAMS and the next boot)

 

 

•  2 BOOTLEG CDR: OPERA FOR SYD, DREIEINIGKEITSKIRCHE, NURNBERG, OCT 8 1999 Image

Recorded live at Dreieinigkeitskirche, Nurnberg (Gostenhofer Jazztage). October 8 1999. Soundboard.

Kevin Coyne with The Achim Goettert Group (Achim Goettert (sax, arrangements), Michael Rodach (guitar), Mike Parker (bass), Toni Nissl (drums) plus special guest David Moss (vocals and drums)

Same as OPERA FOR SYD (see above) although song list is different and lyrics are totally different, meaning Coyne was improvising at every show!

Lyrics by Kevin Coyne, music by Achim Goettert (based on some Pink Floyd numbers).

All unreleased

 

Nothing to Miss/Astronomy Domine 5.08

Carnasyd Street 6.13

Washing Clothes/Scarecrow 6.10

London 1968 5.05

Come Silver Sands 9.25

Crocodile Shoes 7.07

39:15

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N°22-Lucifer Sam 6.29

Do the Birdcage Walk 6.23

Hold your Head up high/Chapter 24 9.55

Fetch me the Shadow 8.06

Left the Past Behind 11.16

Check out the Moon 6.51

Maria Callas got the Blues 6.29

55:34

1:34:49

 

A more complete Opera for Syd show. The Maria Callas got the Blues is just excellent.

 

 

• 2 BOOTLEG CDR: AM I TELLING THE TRUTH TOO MUCH? Image

Recorded live (digital recording) at the Astoria 2, Charing Cross Road, London, UK on Oct 20 1999.

Excalibur 093/094

Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Robert Coyne (guitar, keyboards) and Steve Smith (drums).

 

Uggy's Song * 4:08

I Want My Crown (trad. arr KC) * 2:44

Talking To No one * 3:44

Cheat Me * 3:40

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 5:58

Sunday Morning Sunrise 5:37

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 6:12

Marjory Razorblade 1:36

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 5:13

Out On The Park (AN/KC) 7:11

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 7:16

Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 4:35

House On The Hill 5:36

Having A Party 10:08

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Room Full Of Fools (RC/KC) 6:29

Gina's Song 3:43

83:55

                                                                 

Bonus tracks include two Dutch FM radio sessions from May 22 1994 and Sep 21 1995

 

Yes, good boot. Lack of bass and lead guitar is a good change from the overproduced German area... in the long run, it is also a bit boring...

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: DOWNTOWN BLUES CLUB, HAMBURG, GERMANY, 1999-11-05 a.k.a. "PROPHET WITH A DOG" Image

Nov 5 1999, source: audience recording. Artwork by Kevin Coyne

Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Robert Coyne (guitar, keyboards), Steve Smith (drums)

 

Introduction 0:39

Gina's Song * 3:49

I Want My Crown (trad. arr KC) * 3:22

Need Somebody * 3:22

Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC) 5:20

Sunday Morning Sunrise 5:28

Out On The Park (AN/KC) 7:39

Strange Locomotion (KC/DC/NC) 4:09

A Loving Hand 5:06

Forgive Me (RC/KC) 3:36

Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC) 4:17

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:59

House On The Hill 4:52

Having A Party 9:26

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC) 5:42

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 5:01

79:56

 

"Not the greatest audience recording that I've heard but pretty enjoyable nonetheless" (Erik).

• BOOTLEG CDR: BASEL, PARTERRE (2ND SET) Image

Nov 18 1999, source: audience recording. Artwork by Kevin Coyne, layout by me

Kevin Coyne solo (*) and with Robert Coyne (guitar, keyboards), Steve Smith (drums)

 

Gina's Song * 4:55

Talking to no-one * 3:24

Saviour (KC/AL/GS) 7:40

House On The Hill 5:41

Forgive Me (RC/KC) 5:15

Out On The Park (AN/KC) 8:06

Turpentine 4:37

Room Full Of Fools (RC/KC) 4:59

My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC)4:33

Schoolboy (WW/RG/TL/AN/KC) 4 :01

53:11

 

 

RADIO: MUZIEK MET EEN VERHAAL (MUSIC WITH A STORY)
Radio broadcast Dec 14 1999. Acoustic show with - I suppose - Robert Coyne on guitar and piano on Sugar Candy Taxi

Uggy's Song
Happy Little Fat Man (RC/KC)
My Wife's Best Friend (RC/KC)
Sugar Candy Taxi (RC/KC)

Included in the VPRO RADIO boot. IMAGE I really like the unusual Sugar Candy Taxi on acoustic piano.
The boot also includes VPRO Night train radio broadcast 14-12-2001 and Club Lek Radio broadcast Oct 6 1999

 

 

 

• BOOTLEG CDR: FREIBURG

1999

 

"Recording quality sucks" (Chris).

 

 

 

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