Jake Thackray  •  Jake In A Box: The EMI Recordings 1967-1976  •  Discography

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  • Jake In A Box: The EMI Recordings 1967-1976
    • 2006 – EMI 0946 357912 2 8 4xCD [Box Set]
  • Disc One
    1. Lah-Di-Dah
    2. Country Bus
    3. The Cactus
    4. Scallywag
    5. The Black Swan
    6. Jumble Sale
    7. The Little Black Foal
    8. Personal Column
    9. Ulysses
    10. The Statues
    11. The Last Will And Testament Of Jake Thackray
    12. Remember Bethlehem (The Intake School Carol)
    13. Joseph
    14. La Di Da (Tra La La) (Thackray, Bergman)
    15. Le Cygne Noir
    16. Country Girl
    17. Family Tree
    18. Sophie
    19. Worried Brown Eyes
    20. On The Shelf
    21. Salvation Army Girl
    22. The Blacksmith And The Toffee Maker
  • Disc Two
    1. The Hole
    2. Caroline Diggeby-Pratte
    3. Grandad
    4. Mrs Murphy
    5. One Eyed Isaac
    6. The Nurse
    7. The Castleford Ladies Magic Circle
    8. Leopold Alcocks
    9. The Policeman's Jig
    10. The Shepherdess
    11. Pass Milord The Rooster Juice
    12. The Vicar's Missus
    13. The Ladies Basic Freedom Polka
    14. My Roly Poly Girl
    15. My Pipe My Boots And My Lord
    16. The Kirkstall Road Girl
    17. Freda
    18. The Lodger
    19. Bantam Cock
    20. Fine Bay Pony
    21. The Singer
    22. The Girl With The Fragile Eyes
    23. Go Little Swale,Jolly Captain
    24. Isabel Makes Love On National Monuments
  • Disc Three
    1. Brother Gorilla (Le Gorille) (Brassens, Thackray)
    2. The Girl In The Window
    3. It Was Only A Gypsy
    4. Old Molly Metcalfe
    5. Sister Josephine
    6. Lullaby
    7. Country Boy
    8. Country Boy (Single)
    9. The Prisoner
    10. On Again! On Again!
    11. To Do With You
    12. The Ballad Of Billy Kershaw
    13. The Rain On The Mountainside
    14. Isabella (Marinette) (Brassens, Thackray)
    15. I Stayed Off Work Today
    16. The Kiss
    17. The Poor Sod
    18. The Hair Of The Widow Of Bridlington
    19. Over To Isobel (Je Rejoindrai Ma Belle) (Brassens, Thackray)
    20. The Brigadier
    21. Joseph
    22. Famous People
    23. The Gravedigger
    24. Family Grave (Demo)
    25. Little Thomas Haverley
  • Disc Four
    1. The Little Black Foal
    2. Ulysses
    3. Scallywag
    4. Jumble Sale
    5. I've Been Left On The Shelf
    6. The Blacksmith And The Toffee Maker
    7. The Cactus
    8. Lah-Di-Dah
    9. Country Bus
    10. Family Tree
    11. The Statues
    12. The Last Will And Testament Of Jake Thackray
    13. Greasy Joan (One eyed Isaac)
    14. Dog
    15. Grandad
    16. Isabella (Brassens, Thackray)
    17. Salvation Army Girl
    18. Isobel
    19. Slowly Our Eyes
    20. Sophie
    21. The KG Girl (The Kirkstall Road Girl)
    22. The Nurse
    23. The Shepherdess
    24. Remember Bethlehem
    25. Joseph
    26. Le Cygne Noir (Hidden Bonus Track)

  • Musicians
    • Jake Thackray: Vocals, Guitar
    • Frank Clarke: Bass
    • Alan Williams: Bass
    • Dick Abell: Guitar
    • Ike Isaacs: Guitar
    • Frank Horrox: Piano
    • Geoff Love & His Orchestra
    • John McCarthy Chorus
    • Roger Webb
  • Credits
    • Mixing, Remastering: Peter Mew
    • Tape Transfer: Kathy Byrne
    • Research: Tim Chacksfield
    • Artwork: Paul Bevoir
    • Sleeve Notes: Victor Lewis–Smith
    • Producer (Original Recordings): Norman Newell
    • Engineer (Original Recordings): Peter Brown, Ron Hill, David Flower
  • Track Source:
    • CD One: Tracks 1-11 — Last Will and Testament, 1967.
    • CD One: Tracks 12-15 — 1967 Single Tracks.
    • CD One: Tracks 16-22 & CD Two: Tracks 1-7 — Jake's Progress, 1969.
    • CD Two: Tracks 8-18 — Previously unreleased tracks (1970).
    • CD Two: Tracks 19-25 & CD Three: Tracks 1-6 — Bantam Cock, 1972.
    • CD Three: Track 7 — 1972 Single.
    • CD Three: Track 8 — Previously unreleased (1972).
    • CD Three: Track 9 — Previously unreleased (year unknown).
    • CD Three: Tracks 10-21 — On Again On Again, 1976.
    • CD Three: Tracks 22-25 — Previously unreleased (year unknown).
    • CD Four: Tracks 1-12 — Last Will and Testament, 1967.
      • An unreleased acoustic version with a slightly different track listing from the original LP.
    • CD Four: Tracks 13-25 — Previously unreleased tracks (year unknown).