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"You Don't Get Drunk On A Saturday Night"

 b/w "Don Juan Of The West"

This was the ninth 7" 45rpm vinyl single released by The Wurzels after Adge Cutler's death. It was released on 8th February 1980 on the EMI/Columbia record label, catalogue number DB9076.

The Band:

At the time of the recording of this single The Wurzels consisted of Pete Budd, Tommy Banner and Tony Baylis, all of who had been supporting Adge Cutler at the time of his death in 1974.

The Tracks:

You Don't Get Drunk On A Saturday Night - the 'A' side on this single - was a re-recording (subtle change in song title on this single) of the same track on the 1978 LP ' I'll Never Get A Scrumpy Here'. Don Juan Of The West - the 'B' side - being a new and previously unreleased track. They were both studio recordings (recordings that took place at EMI's Abbey Road Studios). This track finally surfaced on an album on the 1981 cassette  'The Wurzels'.

Disc and Label Variations:

The examples below are taken from the collection of Professor Wurzel and represent what a collector should expect to find. Generally The Wurzels' vinyl single releases from 1975 onwards tended to have an initial pressing run and were then taken off the catalogue. Matrix, Mother and Stamper codes were still used on the vinyl and the information centred around Adge's 1960's recordings that can be found on the Main Menu under 'Vinyl Collecting Guides' remains relevant (with minor changes between different record labels).

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Image 1:

This latest single by The Wurzels, DB9076, was issued on the short-lived cream-coloured Columbia/EMI record label rather than the main-stream EMI label. It was a very low-key release and far more demo recordings are to be found rather than this standard release version shown here.

'A' Side Matrix: DB9076 A-1 1 3

'B' Side Matrix: DB9076 B-2 1 3     

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Image 2:

Example of a demonstration (or promotional) copy of DB9076. These copies were produced for radio stations etc. ‚Äč DEMO RECORD NOT FOR RESALE has been printed on both sides. The title track of the single has been highlighted with a large 'A' on the appropriate side. The release date can be seen on both sides of the disc 8.2.80.

'A' Side Matrix: DB9076 A-1 1 G

'B' Side Matrix: DB9076 B-1 1 G

Collectors' Extras:

A unique copy of DB9076. This demo copy was owned by Bob Barratt the record producer and good friend of both Adge and The Wurzels. His distinctive handwriting can be seen on the sleeve.

'A' Side Matrix: DB9076 A-1 1 G      'B' Side Matrix: DB9076 B-1 1 G   

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