Henry’s Star Wars Playhour

A visit to the charity shops in Oldfield Park, Bath was as fruitful as usual. Finds include Star Wars, Barron Knight, Henry’s Cat, Sonic The Hedgehog, Playhour Annual 1977,  and pop up Shakin’ Stevens!


Barron Knights ~ “Jesta Giggle” [1980]

This was actually a lot better than I thought it would be! I couldn’t resists the cover…

Side 1

  • Never Mind The Presents (a) Another Brick In The Wall Part 2, (b) Day Trip To Bangor, (c) The Sparrow
  • Oh Miami
  • M*A*S*H (Masochistic And Sadistic Hospital Song)
  • Space Invaders
  • Mind De Doors
  • African Humoresque

Side 2

  • The Sit Song
  • We Know Who Done It
  • The Swindon Cowboy
  • Hello Mother, Hello Father
  • Fads And Crazes
  • Barron’s Fun 40
  • It’s Hard To Be Humble

Star Wars / Stereo Space Odyssey ~ The London Philharmonic Orchestra

I bought this purely for the awful illustration on the cover!

  • Damont Records
  • 1977

Shakin’ Stevens ~ “Breaking Up My Heart”

Pop up Shakie! The only good thing about this single.

  • Epic Records
  • 7″ Pop-up Gatefold
  • 1985


Henry’s Cat by Stan Hayward & Bob Godfrey

  • Purnell Books
  • 1983

Playhour Annual

This annual is jam packed with different cartoons and stories, in a large variety of differing illustrating styles.

  • 1977
  • Fleetway

Sonic The Hedgehog Yearbook

  • 1991
  • Grandreams Limited