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Edgar Broughton Band is the self-titled third album by the Edgar Broughton Band. The album is known amongst fans as "The Meat Album", as the album cover features lots of meat on hangers in a warehouse; a human can also be seen hanging amongst the meat. The 2004 CD reissue features 3 bonus tracks. Several outside musicians were used on this album including Mike Oldfield of Tubular Bells fame.

Edgar Broughton Band
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1971
RecordedJuly 1970-February 1971
StudioAbbey Road Studios, London
GenrePsychedelic rock, Hard rock, Folk rock
LabelHarvest Records
Repertoire Records (1994 German CD reissue)
ProducerPeter Jenner
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Evening Over Rooftops" (Robert Edgar Broughton, Victor Unitt) – 5:00
  2. "The Birth" (R. E. Broughton) – 3:21
  3. "Piece of My Own" (R. E. Broughton) – 2:46
  4. "Poppy" (R. E. Broughton) – 2:14
  5. "Don't Even Know Which Day It Is" (R. E. Broughton, Steve Broughton, Victor Unitt) – 4:20
  6. "House of Turnabout" (R. E. Broughton) – 3:08
  7. "Madhatter" (R. E. Broughton, S. Broughton, Unitt) – 6:14
  8. "Getting Hard/What Is a Woman For?" (R. E. Broughton, S. Broughton, Arthur Grant, Unitt) – 7:29
  9. "Thinking of You" (S. Broughton, Unitt) – 2:04
  10. "For Doctor Spock Parts 1 & 2" (R. E. Broughton, S. Broughton, Grant, Unitt) – 3:50

2004 CD reissue bonus tracksEdit

  1. "Hotel Room" (R. E. Broughton) – 4:04 (A-side of "Harvest HAR 5040")
  2. "Call Me a Liar" (R. E. Broughton) – 4:27 (B-side of "Harvest HAR 5040")
  3. "Bring It on Home" (Willie Dixon) – 3:27 (Previously unreleased)


Edgar Broughton BandEdit

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  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. Edgar Broughton Band at AllMusic