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Incredible String Band

Initial release : 1970

Elektra 2665-001

Double LP recording of the music of the ISB performance art show U. Tom Constanten arranged one track (Queen Of Love) on this album.

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  • El Wool Suite (Heron)
  • The Juggler's Song (Williamson)
  • Time (Williamson)
  • Bad Sadie Lee (Shankman)
  • Queen Of Love (Williamson)
  • Partial Belated Overtime (Heron)
  • Light In Time Of Darkness/Glad To See You (Heron)
  • Walking Along With You (Heron)
  • Hirem Pawnitof/Fairies' Hornpipe (Heron)
  • Bridge Theme (Heron)
  • Bridge Song (Heron)
  • Astral Plane Theme (Williamson)
  • Invocation (Williamson)
  • Robot Blues (Williamson)
  • Puppet Song (Williamson)
  • Cutting The Strings (Williamson)
  • I Know You (McKechnie)
  • Rainbow (Heron)

  • Robin Williamson - guitar, fiddle, flute, keyboards, percussion, gimbri, clay drums, mandolin, vocals
  • Mike Heron - guitar, horns, piano, harpsichord, organ, bass, sitar, fiddle, jew's harp, washboard, shanai, mandolin, soondri, vocals
  • Rose Simpson - bass, violin, percussion, guitar, tabla, vocals
  • Licorice McKechnie - drums, keyboards, guitar, dulcimer, vocals
  • Dave Mattacks - drums
  • Janet Shankman - harpsichord (track 5), vocals (track 4)
  • Peter Grant - banjo (track 4)
  • Tom Constanten - piano (on Queen Of Love)

  • Producer - Joe Boyd
  • Engineer - John Wood
  • Arranger (track 5 only) - Tom Constanten
  • Sleeve design - Bob Heimall with coordination by Graphreaks
  • Photography - Francis Loney, Phil Franks, Jon Bloom
  • Costumes - Jane Mock of Skin, Los Angeles
  • Front cover painting and set designs - Janet Shankman
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      U was eventually released on CD in 2002.

      The track that features Tom Constanten and one other track from this LP were included on the ISB collection;