Discography

(All releases UK unless noted.)

Singles

Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag | Sunny Day | Getting Up | The Big Bean | Hit The ‘O’ Deck

Albums

Dr Heckle & Mr Jive | Lend An Ear | Pigbag | Favourite Things | Discology – Best of Pigbag

BBC Sessions | Seven Piggies | Live At The Hippodrome | Re-Issues | Year of the Pigbag


Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag

Recorded at Berry St Studio, March 1981
Produced By Dick O’Dell, Dave Hunt & Pigbag

7″ (Y10 1981 c/w “The Backside”)

12″ (Y10 1981 c/w “As It Was (Live)”)

12″ (Y10 1982 c/w “Another Orangutango” [label says “Orangutango Dub Mix”])
German 12″ (Intercord Y INT 126.620 c/w “As It Was (Live)”)
1994 CD (c/w “Sunny Day”)
2010 12″ and CD with Vuvuzela Mix – Cat No: BLAZE178

7″ front cover 7″ back cover 7″ A-side label 7″ B-side label

Sunny Day

Recorded at Berry St Studio, July 1981.
Produced By Dick O’Dell, Dave Hunt & Pigbag

7″ (Y12 1981 c/w “Elephants Wish To Become Nimble”)
12″ (Y12 1981 c/w “Elephants Wish To Become Nimble” & “Whoops Goes My Body”)

US 12″ (Stiff Records TEES 12-05 c/w “Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag” & “Whoops Goes My Body”)

7″ front cover 7″ back cover 7″ A-side label 7″ B-side label

Getting Up

Recorded at Berry St Studio, November 1981.
Produced By Dick O’Dell, Dave Hunt & Pigbag

7″ (Y16 1982 c/w “Go Cat”)
12″ (Y16T 1982 c/w “Go Cat” & “Giggling Mud”)

7″ front cover 7″ back cover 7″ A-side label 7″ B-side label

The Big Bean

Recorded at Abbey Road, June 1982.
Produced by Simon Underwood, engineered by Pat Stapley.

7″ (Y24 1982)
The Big Bean – 3:25
Scumda – 4:05
12″ (Y24T 1982)

The Big Bean – 4:57
Scumda – 6:37
US 12″ (12″ Y USA 5)
The Big Bean – 5:00
Schounda – 6:40

(Despite track time and name differences, this is the same as the UK 12″)

7″ front cover 7″ back cover 7″ A-side label 7″ B-side label

Hit The ‘O’ Deck

Recorded and Mixed at Blackwing.
Engineer: John Fryer
Produced by Simon Underwood.

7″ (Y101) c/w “Six of One”

12″ (YT101) c/w “Six of One” & “Hit The ‘O’ Deck (Instrumental)”

7″ front cover 7″ back cover 7″ A-side label 7″ B-side label


Dr Heckle & Mr Jive

Recorded at Berry St Studio, 1981.
Produced by Pigbag & Dick O’Dell. Engineered by Dave Hunt.
LP & cassette (Y17 released 1982)
Sleeve painting by Ralph Petty.

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Tracks

  • Getting Up
  • Big Bag
  • Dozo Don
  • Brian The Snail
  • Wiggling
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Orangutango
  • As It Will Be

Re-released on BMG’s Camden label in October 2000 with 4 bonus tracks:

  • Whoops Goes My Body
  • Sunny Day (12″ version)
  • Another Orangutango (remix)
  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag (7″ version)

 

Dr Heckle and Mr Jive - Front Cover

Dr Heckle and Mr Jive - Back Cover

Front Cover – LP & CD – Back Cover – LP Only

Lend An Ear

Produced by Simon Underwood and mixed by Pigbag at Blackwing with engineer John Fryer and Jacobs Studio with Terry Barham. Additional mixing at Berry St. with engineer Brad.
LP & cassette (Y LP 501, released 1983)
Sleeve Design by James Johnstone.

 

 

 

Lend An Ear front cover

 

 

 


Tracks

  • Weak At The Knees
  • Hit The ‘O’ Deck
  • Ubud
  • One Way Ticket To Cubesville
  • Jump The Line
  • Can’t See for Looking
  • No Such Thing As
  • Listen Listen (Little Man)

Pigbag

LP (YMP 1001, released 1983)

Sleeve Design by Mark Harrington

Tracks

  • Shack Of Scraps (Live – Berlin Latin Quarter – 5th April 1983)
  • Smiling Faces (Live – Berlin Latin Quarter – 5th April 1983)
  • Sunny Day (Live – Birmingham Locarno – 17th March 1982)
  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag (Live – Hammersmith Palais – 16th March 1982)
  • Jump The Line (Remix – Jacobs Studio – December 1982)
  • Global Terrain (Live – Berlin Latin Quarter – 5th April 1983)
  • End Of Ubud (Live – Munich Alabama Hall – 6th April 1983)
  • Can’t See For Looking – (Live – Tokyo Sun Plaza – July 1982)

Pigbag Front Cover

Favourite Things

LP (YPB 100, released 1983)
Compilation

Tracks

  • Getting Up
  • Six Of One
  • Hit The ‘O’ Deck
  • Sunny Day (12″)
  • One Way Ticket To Cubesville
  • Brazil Nuts
  • The Big Bean (12″)
  • Wiggling
  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag (12″)

Discology (The Best of Pigbag)

CD (KAZ CD 3) (2 releases with different covers available)

Tracks

  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag (12″ version)
  • Weak At The Knees
  • Hit The ‘O’ Deck (Instrumental)
  • Getting Up
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Jump The Line
  • Another Orangutango (12″ version)
  • Sunny Day (12″ version)
  • Big Bean (12″ version)
  • Can’t See For Looking
  • Six Of One
  • Big Bag
  • Listen Listen Little Man
  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag (7″ version)

Pigbag – The BBC Sessions

CD (SFRSCD072, released 1998) (released on Strange Fruit)

Tracks

  • Honk Wild
  • Eating Burgers
  • Wile In
  • Me And Your Shadow
  • The Dug Out
  • You Can Wiggle My Toe To That
  • Jack Frost
  • En Ti La Tierra
  • Ubud
  • Can’t See For Looking

BBC Sessions Front Cover

Seven Piggies

Japanese-only release on “Brand New Beat” label.
Almost certainly a bootleg, but professionally pressed.
Live tracks all recorded at Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo on July 23rd 1982.

Presumably this was the same gig that “Can’t See For Looking” on “Pigbag” was recorded.

Tracks:

  • Big Bean
  • Six of One
  • Weak At The Knees (mislabelled as “Week At The Needs”)
  • Getting Up
  • Wiggling
  • Papa’s Got A Brand New Pigbag

Seven Piggies Front Cover
Seven Piggies Back Cover
Seven Piggies CD

Live at the Hippodrome (cassette)

This may have been a bootleg, though it was available from a reputable mail-order store.

Year of the Pigbag

Released on Monday 25th March 2013 as both a physical CD and a digital download.

Cat No: FOD095CD

Tracks

  • Cuban Rice (Is Very Nice) 8:42
  • Disco Mama 6:02
  • Out Of Chaos 10:00
  • Tabula Rasa 7:15
  • Beluga 5:47
  • Jumpers For Goalposts 5:01
  • Brains 5:44
  • Honeydew Lady 6:56
  • Afrodite On The Horizontal 6:43

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