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Just where is that place where they sold these for just $3.67!?

Track list:

    Shirt         
    I’m The Urban Spaceman         
    In Biology/Quiz Show/We Own Your Brain         
    Canyons Of Your Mind         
    Hello Mabel         
    The Bride Stripped Bare By ‘Bachelors’         
    Ready Mades         
    Trouser Press         
    Canyons Of Your Mind (Version 2)         
    Death Cab For Cutie         
    Help!

Quality listed as “Gm”. I did not find any further information on the possible source. “This Is Our Bootleg Platter Sports Fans” was at best a working title (or an outright joke).

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Do read the Wikipedia entry for the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, it’s quite entertaining. 

Bonzo Dog Doo Da Band

The Bonzo’s live on stage in Belgium in 1969.

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Best naked female depiction: 1934: Santana – FLAKO DE ’57 SPORTSHIRT
Best spiritual cover: 1933: PINK FLOYD – OHM SWEET OHM
Best comic cover: 2924: ELP THE 1972 AMERICAN TOUR
Best “weird” cover: 1922: BONZO DOG BAND – LOOSE CABOOSE
Best vintage cover: 1919: ROLLING STONES – THE JEAN CLARKE MAMMORIAL/MEMORIAL BARBEQUE
Best use of an illustration: 1910 MOODY BLUES – GRANDE TOURE
Best group shot: Tie: 1902 BLIND FAITH & 1951: BAD COMPANY – SCRAPBOOK
Best collage: 1952 BOB DYLAN – ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN?
Cutest cover: 1975 GENESIS – AWED MAN OUT

Best ‘title = cover’: 1968 KING CRIMSON – HERETIC
Best drawing & back cover: 2956 THE WHO -TOMMY LIVE AT THE RAINBOW

 

Honorable mentions:

1901: THE JEFF BECK GROUP – EUROPEAN TOUR
1915: DAVID BOWIE – SOFT IN THE MIDDLE

 

Please add your own nominees in the comments.

Cover says “In Allen Meinungs Angelegenheiten Sind Unsere Feinde Verruckt [Translation: In all opinion cases our enemies are crazy – a good thing the writer of this blog is a native German speaker] – Twenty-one Tasty Toones Individually And Collectively”Edited and assembled by Deek himself

Button Up Your Overcoat
Shirt (*live)
Hello, Mabel (*live)
Fiddle About /Tommy’s Holiday Camp (*Tommy)
The Young Ones (by Vivian Stanshall and Kilgaron)
Oo-Chuck-A-Mao-Mao (by Neil Innes)
I’m Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight
Alley Oop
What Noise Annoys A Noisy Oyster (by Neil Innes)
Death Cab For Cutie (from the film Magical Mystery Tour)
My Brother Makes the Noises For the Talkies
Da Story of Da Bonzo Itself (*live)
Ready-Mades (*live)
Canyons Of Your Mind (*live)
Trouser Freak (by Roger Ruskin Spear)
Trouser Press (by Roger Ruskin Spear)
Dropout (by Roger Ruskin Spear)
Paper Round (by Vivian Stanshall and the Sean Head Showband)
Are You Havin’ Any Fun? (by Vivian Stanshall and Kilgaron)
I’m The Urban Spaceman (*live)* Live, probably from the Do Not Adjust Your Set TV series
* Credited on the record insert as:
“Vivian Stanshall as Uncle Ernie with the London Symphony Orchestra from Tommy”

This is from the Rainbow orchestral version. The official orchestral version has Ringo Starr as Uncle Ernie and Ken Russell’s film version has Keith Moon playing the part.