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Kevin Ayers — Joy of a Toy

Kevin Ayers — Joy of a Toy
Label
EMI
Catalog number
07243-582776-2-3
Year recorded
1969
Year released
2003
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Related artist(s): Kevin Ayers, Syd Barrett, David Bedford, Hugh Hopper, Soft Machine, Robert Wyatt

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