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Baker's Dozen

Lucky For Some: Alexander Tucker's Favourite Albums
Dom Smith , May 24th, 2012 08:20

Dom Smith takes down Alexander Tucker's Baker's Dozen and chats to him about the personal experiences attached to the records

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Various -Ralph Before '84 : Volume II

Around 1988, I was getting heavily into Cardiacs and The Residents. My mother's cousin Keith gave me this LP. He owned a record shop in Rye. One day, I received this through the post and it totally blew my mind. I was introduced for the first time to bands like Renaldo And The Loaf, MX 80 Sound - they do an amazing cover of the Halloween theme - Tuxedomoon and Fred Frith. I went on to buy Art Bear's Winter Songs from Keith, and that is still a much-loved LP. Thanks Keith

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Princess Stomper
May 24, 2012 12:38pm

Good list - though horrified by description of Cardiacs as "ugly people"! Seeing this, it's not remotely surprising that I connected instantly with Tucker's own music.

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May 24, 2012 2:01pm

really enjoying the bakers dozens.
keep them coming plz.

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Jim C
May 24, 2012 7:23pm

What he said ^ great stuff

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Jun 22, 2017 10:22am

Yes i have listened to his albums many times and really it's a wonderful journey in music. Takes the soul to some where else. Which i really makes me love to listen every time.

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