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Ten Bloody Marys and Ten How's Your Fathers

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Released  7 November 1980 (UK)
Length  52:37
Artist  Elvis Costello
Label  Imp Records
Recorded  1977–80
Ten Bloody Marys & Ten How's Your Fathers (1980)  Trust (1981)
Release date  1984
Producers  Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe
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Genres  Rock music, New wave, Punk rock
Similar  Elvis Costello albums, New wave albums

Ten Bloody Marys & Ten How's Your Fathers is an Elvis Costello and the Attractions album comprising tracks not previously released on albums. It is mostly made up of B-sides, but it does feature two previously unreleased recordings. It was released in the UK only, initially only on cassette, though it was later issued in other formats. Its track listing is almost identical to that of the American release Taking Liberties.

Contents

Track listing

All songs written by Elvis Costello except as indicated.

Side one

  1. "Clean Money" (previously unreleased) – 1:57
  2. "Girls Talk" (b-side of "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down", 1980) – 1:56
  3. "Talking in the Dark" (b-side of "Accidents Will Happen", 1978) – 1:56
  4. "Radio Sweetheart" (b-side of "Less Than Zero", 1977) – 2:24
  5. "Big Tears" (b-side of "Pump It Up", 1978) – 3:10
  6. "Crawling to the USA" (from soundtrack to Americathon, 1979) – 2:52
  7. "Just a Memory" (b-side of "New Amsterdam", 1980) – 2:14
  8. "Watching the Detectives" (a-side, 1977) – 3:43
  9. "Stranger in the House" (a-side, 1978) – 3:01
  10. "Clowntime Is Over" (Version 2) (b-side of "High Fidelity", 1980) – 3:44

Side two

  1. "Getting Mighty Crowded" (Van McCoy) (b-side of "High Fidelity", 1980) – 2:05
  2. "Hoover Factory" (previously unreleased) – 1:43
  3. "Tiny Steps" (b-side of "Radio, Radio", 1978) – 2:42
  4. "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding" (Nick Lowe) – 3:31
  5. "Dr. Luther's Assistant" (b-side of "New Amsterdam", 1980) – 3:28
  6. "Radio, Radio" (a-side, 1978) – 3:04
  7. "Black and White World" (Demo version) (previously unreleased) – 1:51
  8. "Wednesday Week" (b-side of "Accidents Will Happen", 1978) – 2:02
  9. "My Funny Valentine" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) (b-side of "Oliver's Army", 1979) – 1:25
  10. "Ghost Train" (b-side of "New Amsterdam", 1980) – 3:05

Songs

1Clean Money2:01
2Girls Talk1:56
3Talking in the Dark1:58

References

Ten Bloody Marys & Ten How's Your Fathers Wikipedia


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