Pigsty Hill Light Orchestra

Pigsty Hill Light Orchestra
LP, private pressing, PHLO 0001, 1976

I don't have this album, so I've mostly written about the songs that I know from A Musical History and the PHLO myspace page. If you have the album and can provide further details, please let me know.

Side 1

  1. High Society

    Written by Armand Piron and Clarence Williams. Previously recorded on Piggery Jokery.

  2. Buddy Not A Sweetheart

    "I Only Want A Buddy Not A Sweetheart" was written by Eddie Jones. It was recorded by Riley Puckett (1934), Patsy Montana (1937), Bing Crosby (1940), Kay Starr (1960), Della Reese (1965), Jerry Lee Lewis (1980), and others.

  3. Coney Island

    "Coney Island Washboard Roundelay" was written by Hampton Durand, Jerry Adams, Ned Nestor, and Aude Shugart. The PHLO recorded another version for A Musical History.
  4. Jazzbo Green

    This may be "Don't Give All The Lard Away", which was written by Henry Clifford and Lockwood Lewis, and recorded by the Dixieland Jug Blowers (1926).

  5. Everybody's Making It Big

    "Everybody's Makin' It Big But Me" was written by Shel Silverstein. It was recorded by Dr. Hook in 1975.

    Sheldon Silverstein (1930-1999) was a cartoonist, singer, songwriter, and author of children's books. The PHLO also recorded his songs "You're Always Welcome At Our House" and "Roland The Roadie And Gertie The Groupie". Silverstein's other songs include "The Unicorn" (recorded by the Irish Rovers), "A Boy Named Sue" (recorded by Johnny Cash), "Sylvia's Mother", "The Cover Of The Rolling Stone" (both recorded by Dr. Hook), and "Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out".

  6. Motorway

    Written by C. Brown. This is the reggae version. An earlier live version was released on Piggery Jokery.

Side 2

  1. You're Always Welcome

    "You're Always Welcome At Our House" was written by Shel Silverstein. He recorded it in 1962.

  2. Five Foot Two

    "Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue" was written by Ray Henderson, Sam Lewis, and Joseph Young. It was recorded by the California Ramblers (1925) and many others.
  3. Short Of The Line

    This may be "Just Short Of The Line", which was written and recorded by Dick Feller (1973).

  4. D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

    "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" was written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putnam. It was recorded by Tammy Wynette in 1968.

    The PHLO version spells out the words "farting", "wank", "bollocks", and "tosspot" instead of "divorce".

  5. Taking My Oyster For Walkies

    Written by Bill Oddie. Broadcast on I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again in 1968 and recorded by The Goodies in 1978.

  6. Roland The Roadie

    "Roland The Roadie And Gertie The Groupie" was written by Shel Silverstein. It was recorded by Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show in 1973.

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