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Douglas Adams - The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy

Tracklist

A1 Journey Of The Sorcerer 1:12
A2 The Guide Speaks 3:04
A3 None At All 1:42
A4 Gargleblaster Sonata 2:17
A5 I Don't Like Thursdays 5:58
A6 Vogon Constructor Fleets 3:34
A7 The Babel Fish 2:50
A8 Micturations Of A Vogon 3:09
B1 A Short History Of The Earth 3:05
B2 The Big One 1:51
B3 Unease By The Sea 2:20
B4 Heart Of Gold 0:47
B5 Infinitely Improbable 4:01
B6 Song Of The Mindless Jerks 3:50
B7 Waveband On The Run 4:48
C1 Yore Kind Of Music 3:50
C2 Consolation No.1 1:00
C3 Out To Lunch 2:56
C4 Consolation No.2 1:51
C5 Whale Song No.1 2:23
C6 Whale Song No.2 2:00
C7 Pink Planet 1:31
C8 Biro Gyro 2:40
C9 Double Sunset 3:04
C10 The Dolphins' Farewell 1:43
C11 The Factory Floor 0:31
D1 The Earth, Mk 2 2:28
D2 Tell Us Why 5:13
D3 Aubade 2:44
D4 The Answer 1:35
D5 The Messiah 3:28
D6 Is There A Lifestyle After Death? 6:55
D7 Arms Of The Law 3:14
D8 Journey's End (Journey Of The Sorcerer) 1:17

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Original Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Original Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Original Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Original Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Original Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Sound Development Studios
  • Mastered At – CBS Studios, London
  • Pressed By – WEA Records Pressing Plant, West Drayton

Credits

  • Arranged By, Musician – Tim Souster (tracks: A1, D8)
  • Design, Sleeve – Hipgnosis
  • Effects – Paddy Kingsland
  • Engineer – Adrian Sear
  • Executive-Producer – Donald Mousseau*, Laurence Aston
  • Mastered By [Cut] – TY*
  • Music By, Composed By, Musician – Tim Souster (tracks: A2 to A5, A8 to B6, C1, C2, C4 to C11, D2 to D6)
  • Music By, Musician – Paddy Kingsland (tracks: A6, A7, B7, C3)
  • Presenter, Narrator [The Book] – Peter Jones
  • Producer – Geoffrey Perkins
  • Producer [Associate Producer] – Tim Souster
  • Sleeve [Graphics] – Ian Wright
  • Voice Actor [Arthur Dent] – Simon Jones
  • Voice Actor [Deep Thought] – Valentine Dyall
  • Voice Actor [Eddie, Majikthise, Frankie Mouse, Radio] – David Tate
  • Voice Actor [Ford Prefect] – Geoffrey McGivern
  • Voice Actor [Marvin, The Whale, The Barman, Benjy Mouse, Shooty, Gag Halfrunt] – Stephen Moore
  • Voice Actor [Slartibartfast] – Richard Vernon
  • Voice Actor [Trillian] – Cindy Oswin
  • Voice Actor [Vogon Captain, Mr Prosser] – Bill Wallis
  • Voice Actor [Vroomfondel, Bang-bang] – Jim Broadbent
  • Voice Actor [Zaphod Beeblebrox] – Mark Wing-Davey
  • Words By – Douglas Adams
  • Written-By – Bernie Leadon (tracks: A1, D8)

Notes

"When the events on this record take place, only those who have not made tape copies will stand any chance of being rescued."

A re-worked and re-recorded version. Based on the BBC Radio 4 [first series] broadcast in 1978. [Writer John Lloyd had provided earlier material]. It was the first radio comedy series produced in stereo.

Full-colour gatefold sleeve, varnish-print outer, semi-gloss print paper-pasted inner spreads.
Sleeve made and printed in England.

Manufactured and distributed by Original Records Ltd., 38 Long Acre London WC2.

Recorded July - August 1979 at Sound Development Studios.
(Vinyl mastered at CBS Studios, London.)

Tracks A1 & D8; Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
Remainder; Original Music Ltd.
℗&© 1979 Original Records Ltd.

Music timings [on labels] within the longer narrative tracks:
A2 - 1:40
A3 - 0:59
A4 - 1:08
A5 - 0:43
A6 - 0:46
A7 - 1:48
A8 - 1:13
B1 - 2:02
B2 - 1:51
B3 - 2:20
B4 - 0:30
B5 - 2:08
B6 - 0:57
B7 - 0:53
C1 - 2:23
C2 - 0:58
C3 - 1:20
C4 - 0:25
C5 - 0:35
C6 - 0:58
C7 - 0:59
C8 - 2:40
C9 - 0:48
C10 - 1:24
C11 - 0:11
D2 - 1:15
D3 - 0:21
D4 - 0:12
D5 - 1:07
D6 - 2:25

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side run-out, hand-etched): ORA-42-A-3 A1V
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side run-out, hand-etched): ORA 42-B-1 A2I 'W' ECCENTRICA 5010-345-1059
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side run-out, hand-etched): ORA-42-C-2 A2N 'W'
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side run-out, hand-etched): ORA-42-D-2 A2H ZZ9 PLURAL Z [Fish symbol]
  • Other (A, B, C & D-side run-outs, hand-etched): TY CBS
  • Matrix / Runout (A side, hand etched variation 1): ORA-42-A-1 TOTAL PERSPECTIVE VORTEX? AIO
  • Matrix / Runout (B side, hand etched variation 1): ORA 42-B-1 ECCENTRICA 5010-345-1059 AIM
  • Matrix / Runout (C side, hand etched variation 1): ORA-42-C-2 'W' AIE
  • Matrix / Runout (D side, hand etched variation 1): ORA-42-D-2 ZZ9 PLURAL Z [Fish symbol] AIC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ORA 42 Douglas Adams The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy ‎(2xLP) Original Records ORA 42 UK 1979
MLR 2-444, MLR 2 444, MLR-2-444 Douglas Adams The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy ‎(2xLP) Original Records , Original Records , Original Records MLR 2-444, MLR 2 444, MLR-2-444 Australia 1981
HNBL 2301 Douglas Adams The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy (Part One) ‎(2xLP, Album) Hannibal Records HNBL 2301 Canada 1982
HNBL 2301 Douglas Adams The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy (Part One) ‎(2xLP, Album) Hannibal Records HNBL 2301 Canada 1982
ORA42 Douglas Adams The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy ‎(2xLP, Album) Original Records Ltd. ORA42 UK 1979

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Douglas Adams - The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Artist: Douglas Adams
Album's title: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Label: Original Records ‎– ORA 42
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP
Country: UK
Date of released: 1979
Category: Non-Music
Style: Radioplay, Comedy
Size MP3 zip: 1287 mb
Size FLAC zip: 1742 mb
Rating: 3.6/5
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