Picklehead Music Proudly Presents: Les Barker

From England - Comedian, Poet, Weird-Band Leader. Les' comedy poetry reminds us of Benny Hill, with such timeless masterpieces as "Cosmo the Fairly Accurate Knife Thrower" and the classic "Spot of the Antarctic". On some of his other CD's he's joined by the Mrs Ackroyd Band. (Mrs. Ackroyd is Les' dog, by the way.) Check the descriptions and/or song samples to see which CD has which format. Whichever you choose, you're going to love Les Barker.

Some of Les Barker's best recordings are now available for MP3 Download for just 89 each!

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New!  The Dark Side Of the Mongrel
Les Barker and the Mrs. Ackroyd Band
(CD-$14.95)--comedy songs  

Titles:
The verb to be * I drive a Mitsubishi Brick Shogun * Mrs Groves * The Marie Depreste *
You won't like Tom Jones * The house of the rising what? * The can't can't * Sensodyne * My stock of Ovaltine *
I can't believe it's not beef dripping * Non-dairy creamer * Rhubarb * The maid of Melrose Town *
The cruel motherboard * Hip hop Hamlet * On and on * Sam Lithgow's fleas * The farting lass

AUDIO SAMPLES
The Verb To Be
     The house of the rising what?   Hip hop hamlet 

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The War On Terrier - (CD $14.95)--comedy poetry
Recorded live in the UK!
Titles: A very English thing * The stealth comma * Amnesia * It was the surprise more than anything *
An odd kind of ultimatum * Ode to joy * David Beckham's groin * The church of the wholly undecided *
Nobody's as old as Derek Brimstone * The dipthong * Gladys * The inflatable boy * Disaster at sea *
Sex is better than poetry *  The civilised world

AUDIO SAMPLES
Amnesia
        It was the surprise more than anything       Sex is better than poetry

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Yelp!  (The Mrs. Ackroyd Band ) (CD-$14.95)--comedy music
More great stuff from Les Barker and his band!
titles: Lots Of Oil * The Lemmings' Reunion * A Murder Ballad * David Beckham's Groin * Dipsticks and Seals * Spencer's Dog Rover * Detritus * There's A Hole In My Bodhran * Ben Kenobi * The Unigate Milkman *
Another Train * Manzanasol * Auntie Beryl's New PC * Lord Franklin * Roseville Fair * Ode To Joy Beverley

AUDIO SAMPLES
David Beckham's Groin
    Dipstick's and Seals     Auntie Beryl's New PC

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AROVERTHERAPY  (CD-$14.95)--comedy poetry
A great new CD from our favorite English poet. All these hilarious cuts were recorded live at various festivals around the UK. This is vintage Les!
titles: Spot the Zebra * The Weakest Link * Reinstalling Windows * Chronology * Arnold * Blessed Are the Meek * Guide Cats For the Blind * Haiku * Mono * ancientmariner.com * The Last But One Of the Mohicans * Inconsonants * Stamped Addressed Antelope * The Y Files * Voicemail * Detritus

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                 AUDIO SAMPLES  
Spot the Zebra       The Weakest Link

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A Cardi And Bloke (CD-$14.95)--comedy poetry
titles: Deja Vu * Cosmo The Fairly Accurate Knife Thrower * The One-Legged Horse * The Author's Story *
The Shipping Forecast * The Guillemot * Heavy Plant Crossing * Irrational Neutscene * Spot Of the Antarctic *
Orifice Was An Italian Composer * Cosmo, Prince Of Denmark * The Blood Donor

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                              AUDIO SAMPLE  
Spot Of The Antarctic

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Infinite Number Of Occasional Tables (CD $14.95)--comedy poetry
titles: An Infinite Number Of Occasional Tables * Jason and the Arguments * Waste Not, Want Not *
The Hypochondria Kid * Nobody Hugs A Hedgehog * I Can't Find My Camouflage Net * Spot the Eternal Dalmation * Reg Was A Lonely Glow Worm * The Dwarf * Moses

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                  AUDIO SAMPLE  
An Infinite Number Of Occasional Tables

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Up The Creek Without A Poodle (CD $14.95)--comedy poetry 
titles: Go, Stay and Fetch * Odd Socks * Have You Got Any News Of the Iceberg? * An Admission *
Why Do Cafes Close At Teatime? * The Lonely Little Lemming * Administerium and the Science Of Unclear Physics * My Snails Have Not Yet Arrived * I Don't Like My Boomerang * The Book of Kevin * Travel Iron * BSA *
Monologue '87 * Dachshunds With Erections Can't Climb Stairs * The Phoenix

                 AUDIO SAMPLE  
Dachshunds With Erections Can't Climb Stairs

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Gnus And Roses (CD-$14.95)-- comedy music
titles: Down With the Sausage Roll * The Franco Prussian War Of The Spanish Succession *
My Husband's Got No Porridge In Him * Johnny, You're So Peculiar * The Schwarzenegging Song *
Send In the Cones * Ilkeley D'Amour * Leader Of the Treens * The January June *
Dachsunds With Erections Can't Climb Stairs (music version) * Across the Plains Of Africa * Belle's Bonnie Bogey * Nobody Hugs A Hedgehog (music version) * Born Under A Road Sign * Tam Lin * God Bless the Peacemakers

                                          AUDIO SAMPLE  
Send In the Cones

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Oranges And Lemmings (CD $14.95)--comedy music
titles: Tortoise From Hell * The Trains Of Waterloo * Steven and Stella * Nancy and Willie *
She Moves Through the Fair * In the Snow Of Deep Midwinter * Quasi B. Goode * Hunting the Cutty Wren *
Jehovah's Witness At the Door * llanfairpwllgwy... * The Hard Cheese Of Old England *
My Snails Have Not Yet Arrived (music version) * The William Patel Overture

                                       AUDIO SAMPLE  
The Hard Cheese Of Old England

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The Mrs. Ackroyd Rock ' n' Roll Show (CD $14.95)--comedy music
titles: The Mrs Ackroyd Rock n' Roll Show (Part I) *  I've Got A Hunch You Don't Love Me, Esmerelda *
Bones And Booze And Sex * Chicken Biriani Conga * Saudi Sydney * Hell's Alsatians * Ted Crum *
 Nigel's Blues *  Morecambe Bay-o Bayou Gumbo * Weddell Waddle Penguins-O *  Do the Hunch *
 The Mrs Ackroyd Rock n. Roll Show (Part II)

AUDIO SAMPLE  
Bones and Booze and Sex

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Tubular Dogs  (The Mrs. Ackroyd Band) (CD $14.95)--comedy music
titles: Sloop John A *  O Sole Mio * Nolans *  Grey Tunnel Line * Have You Got Any News Of the Iceberg? *
 Custard Creams *  Techno Notice * Breaking Wind Suddenly *  Krill *  Git A Long Little Dogie *
 Will the Turtle Be Unbroken? *  I Live Not Near the Louvre * The Harvey Andrews Chorus

AUDIO SAMPLE  
Will the Turtle Be Unbroken

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The Wings Of Butterflies (CD $14.95) --very serious stuff...definitely NOT comedy, but a collection of anti-war music, featuring a bunch of good musicians and singers. See a whole other side of our friend Les. Good stuff!
titles: Chaos * Earth * Cortez *  The Child - Lead Kindly Light *  Two Per Cent * The Make the Laws *
 Spheres Of Influence *  Safe Haven *  Unnecessary People *  I Have Blown It All Away *  Soldier *
 War Horse Town * All One Nation / The Flowers Of the Field / Earth

AUDIO SAMPLE  
Soldier

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