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Episode Six “I Hear Trumpets Blow”

In 1966, this was Episode Six’s second single, a cover of a song recorded by The Tokens (who had had a huge hit called The Lion Sleeps Tonight) so we thought we were on to a sure-fire winner.  We were lucky enough to get on TV’s Ready Steady Go so we assumed we were well on our way to the big time.

 

Gillan & Glover: “Dislocated” on Friday Night Live

Ian and I only played this song twice; when we recorded it and when we performed it on a TV show called Friday Night Live. The band on the show was mostly culled from Ian Dury’s Blockheads, fine musicians all. The sound quality is rather poor and maybe a better version exists somewhere, but I’ve never heard it. So here it is, quite a rarity.