BONZO DOG (DOO-DAH) BAND – ‘The Intro And The Outro’ – 45rpm 1967
Viv Stanshall & Co’s amazing band.
Hi there, nice to be with you, glad you could stick around.
Like to introduce `Legs’ Larry Smith, drums
And Sam Spoons, rhythm pole
And Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell, bass guitar
And Neil Innes, piano.
Come in Rodney Slater on the saxophone
With Roger Ruskin Spear on tenor sax.
I, Vivian Stanshall, trumpet.
Big hello to Big John Wayne, xylophone
And Robert Morley, guitar.
Billy Butlin, spoons.
And looking very relaxed, Adolf Hitler on vibes. Nice!
Princess Anne on sousaphone. Mmm.
Introducing Liberace, clarinet
With Garner “Ted” Armstrong on vocals.
Lord Snooty and his pals, tap dancing.
In the groove with Harold Wilson, violin
And Franklin McCormack on harmonica.
Over there, Eric Clapton, ukulele. Hi Eric!
On my left Sir Kenneth Clark, bass sax.
A great honour, sir.
And specially flown in for us, a session’s gorilla on vox humana.
Nice to see Incredible Shrinking Man on euphonium.
Drop out with Peter Scott on duck call.
Hearing from you later, Casanova on horn.
Yeah! Digging General de Gaulle on accordion.
Rather wild, General! Thank you, sir.
Roy Rogers on Trigger.
Tune in Wild Man of Borneo on bongos.
Count Basie Orchestra on triangle. Thank you.
Great to hear the Rawlinsons on trombone.
Back from his recent operation, Dan Druff, harp.
And representing the flower people, Quasimodo on bells.
Wonderful to hear Brainiac on banjo.
We welcome Val Doonican as himself.
Very appealing, Max Jaffa.
Mmm, that’s nice, Max!
What a team, Zebra Kid and Horace Batchelor on percussion.
A great favourite and a wonderful performer of all of us here, J. Arthur Rank, on gong.