Ralph McTell - Songs From The Television Series Alphabet Zoo mp3 album
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Audio CD, 28 Oct 2013. A long awaited reissue of Ralph McTell's classic childrens album Alphabet Zoo. With such favourites as Kenny the kangeroo and Wagstaf the woodpecker this is a surefire hit for the kids.
The television programme "Alphabet Zoo" was produced for Granada Television by Stephen Leahy and directed by Frank Hayes. Original stories for television by Chris Galer, Nicholas Symons, Linda Thornber, Amanda Webb and Ann Yates. Songs From The Television Series Alphabet Zoo (CD, Album).
Ralph McTell (born Ralph May, 3 December 1944) is an English singer-songwriter and acoustic guitar player who has been an influential figure on the UK folk music scene since the 1960s. McTell is best known for his song "Streets of London", which has been covered by over two hundred artists around the world, and for his tale of Irish emigration, "From Clare to Here". In the 1980s he wrote and played songs for two TV children's programmes, Alphabet Zoo, which also featured Nerys Hughes, followed by Tickle on the Tum, featuring Jaqui Reddin .
Ralph McTell is a popular Folk Singer from England. Learn about Ralph's life, zodiac sign, birthday, real bio, and interesting facts here. Ralph McTell is a Folk Singer. Ralph was born in 1940s, in the middle of Baby Boomers generation. He was born Ralph May. His first grandchild, Ezra, was born in 2000. He left grammar school to serve in the British Army at age 15 but left the Army six months later. In college, he became influenced by American jazz and blues music. DID YOU KNOW He wrote and performed songs for the children’s television series Alphabet Zoo and Tickle on the Tum in the 80’s.
Ralph McTell born Ralph May, 3 December 1944 is an English singer-songwriter and acoustic guitar player who has been an influential figure on the UK fo. In the 1980s he wrote and played songs for two TV children's programmes, Alphabet Zoo, which also featured Nerys Hughes, followed by Tickle on the Tum, featuring Jacqueline Reddin Albums were also released from both series He also recorded Keith Hopwood's and Malcolm Rowe's theme song to Cosgrove Hall's adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, and this. In early 1975, McTell released the album Streets, which sold strongly and spent twelve weeks in the album charts Backing musicians on the album included Lindisfarne's Rod Clements, Fairport Convention's Dave Pegg and Jerry Donahue, and Maddy Prior from Steeleye Span He decided to tour with a band to promote the album, but the experiment was not a success That tour
He took his adopted last name from blues singer McTell, and his songwriting inspiration from the writings of Jack Kerouac and John Steinbeck. After a few years hanging around London, he took off to travel along the south coast of England and the rest of Europe, where he made his way around hitchhiking and busking. While busking around Europe, he met his wife Nanna; shortly thereafter, they had a son. McTell tried a conventional career as a teacher, but continued playing the folk clubs around London. He began a long tenure at Les Cousins in the Soho section of London and there he began to make. A music publisher was so impressed by McTell's early songs that he secured a recording deal for him. His first album, Eight Frames a Second, was released on the Transatlantic label in 1968.
|1||Albert Ross The Albatross|
|2||Boris The Bat|
|3||Camilla The Camel|
|4||Digger The Dog|
|5||Edna The Elephant|
|6||Fergus The Frog|
|7||Gordon The Goat|
|8||Holly The Hedgehog|
|10||Jake The Jackdaw|
|11||Kenny The Kangaroo|
|12||Laurence The Lion|
|13||Maurice The Mole|
|14||Nigel The Nightingale|
|15||Nellie The Newt|
|16||Ollie The Otter|
|17||Peter The Parrot|
|18||Quentin The Quail|
|19||The Rabbit Song|
|20||Sally The Seal|
|21||Tammy The Tortoise|
|22||Unwin The Unicorn|
|23||Victor The Vulture|
|24||Wagstaff The Woodpecker|
|26||Yuri The Yak|
|27||Zoe The Zebra|
- Recorded At – Essex Studios
- Recorded At – Woodworm Studios
- Backing Vocals, Voice [Animal Voices] – Billy May , Emily Bowden, Joanna Cadman, Leah May, Solveig Stein, Tom May
- Bass – Rod Clements
- Design – Gray Jolliffe
- Drums – Ray Laidlaw
- Electric Guitar – Jerry Donahue (tracks: 22)
- Engineer – John Burns , Mark Tucker
- Keyboards – Martin Allcock (tracks: 2, 4, 10, 12, 18)
- Violin – Mike Piggott
- Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Banjo, Piano, Keyboards, Harmonica, Whistle [Penny], Effects [Sound FX], Producer – Ralph McTell
NotesBilly (aged 3 years) duets with his dad on Sally The Seal
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 805520210317
|TG/007||Ralph McTell||Songs From Alphabet Zoo (LP, Album)||Mays Records||TG/007||UK||1983|