Walking Back to Happiness



''Walking Back to Happiness'' is the third album by
John Cooper Clarke John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) is an English performance poet, who first became famous as a " punk poet" in the late 1970s. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he released several albums. Around this time, he performed on stage with s ...
, originally released on 10" clear vinyl in 1979,Walking Back To Happiness (1979)
. JJC official site; 13 December 2009 and long out of print. All tracks were recorded live, with the exception of the final track, "Gimmix", was re-recorded in studio and became a UK top 40 hit that year. The penultimate track refers to '' The Marble Index'' a 1969 album by
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Track listing

All tracks written by John Cooper Clarke #"Gaberdine Angus" - 1:15 #"Majorca" - 2:28 #"Bronze Adonis" - 2:22 #"Spilt Beans" - 2:22 #"Twat" - 2:24 #"The Pest" - 2:16 #"Nothing" - 0:42 #"Limbo" - 4:21 #"Who Stole the Marble Index?" - 1:22 #"Gimmix Play Loud" - 3:26


*John Cooper Clarke –
vocals Singing is the act of creating musical sounds with the voice. A person who sings is called a singer, artist or vocalist (in jazz and/or popular music). Singers perform music (arias, recitatives, songs, etc.) that can be sung with or withou ...
with: * The Invisible Girls - music on "Gimmix Play Loud"


External links

John Cooper Clarke Home Page
{{Authority control John Cooper Clarke albums 1979 live albums Albums produced by Martin Hannett Epic Records live albums