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Big Jim Sullivan - Sullivan Plays O'Sullivan album FLAC

  • Performer: Big Jim Sullivan
  • Title: Sullivan Plays O'Sullivan
  • Genre: Jazz / Pop
  • Country: US
  • Released: 1977
  • Style: Easy Listening
  • MP3 album: 1499 mb
  • FLAC album: 1509 mb
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Votes: 401
Big Jim Sullivan - Sullivan Plays O'Sullivan album FLAC

James George Tomkins (14 February 1941 – 2 October 2012), known professionally as Big Jim Sullivan, was an English musician whose career started in 1958. He was best known as a session guitarist. In the 1960s and 1970s he was one of the most in-demand studio musicians in the UK, and performed on around 750 charting singles over his career, including 54 UK Number One hits.

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Sullivan Plays Gilbert O’Sullivan by Big Jim Sullivan. View all albums . Sitar Beat.

Sullivan Plays Gilbert O'Sullivan is a music studio album recording by JIM SULLIVAN (Indo-Prog/Raga Rock/Progressive Rock) released in 1973 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette.

Big Jim Sullivan Plays Gilbert O'Sullivan.

Big Jim Sullivan was such a player. While his work on my songs such as We Will, No Matter How I Try and Why, Oh Why, Oh Why was special, not to mention the album he recorded of Sullivan Plays O'Sullivan, his acoustic work on Alone Again (Naturally) is masterful. The gifted guitarist I now work with, Bill Shanley, is the first to acknowledge this, performing Jim's solos himself at our concerts.

Big Jim Sullivan was a well-known session musician in his time and was asked by many bands including The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Lulu, The Kinks to name just a few. Going to a music school must have been a novel idea as Big Jim had been playing guitar on sessions since 1957, resulting in his presence on more UK hits than anyone else. After studying at the music school Big Jim Sullivan traded in his customary guitar for the sitar and created an uncanny fusion of Eastern and Western music on Sitar Beat. This album was originally released in the late 1960s, when the sitar and other Indian instruments enjoyed a certain degree of popularity in the West as 'exotic' flavors. The album features a mix of odes and originals with songs like "She's Leaving Home", "Whiter Shade Of Pale", "Sunshine Superman" and "Within Without You". 180 gram audiophile vinyl.


A1 Out Of The Question
A2 Alone Again (Naturally)
A3 Independent Air
A4 I'm Leaving
A5 Too Much Attention
B1 Doing The Best I Can
B2 Clair
B3 Save It
B4 Permissive Twit
B5 We will

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MAM Records Ltd.
  • Record Company – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Printer's code / date stamp): TM 7704

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MAM J 16 Big Jim Sullivan Sullivan Plays Gilbert O'Sullivan ‎(Reel, Album, Quad) MAM MAM J 16 US 1973
MAM L 76 Big Jim Sullivan Sullivan Plays Gilbert O'Sullivan ‎(8-Trk, Album, Quad) MAM MAM L 76 US 1973
MAM 6 Big Jim Sullivan Sullivan Plays Gilbert O'Sullivan ‎(LP) MAM MAM 6 US 1973

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