DISCOGRAPHY


  • 'KIP OF THE SERENES' 1969 Dr. Strangely Strange
    Island Records vinyl
    Island Records CD Cm10004
  • HEAVY PETTING' 1970 Dr. Strangely Strange
    Vertigo vinyl
    Repertoire REP 4273-WP (CD)
  • NICE ENOUGH TO EAT 1970
    Island sampler
  • VERTIGO ANNUAL c.1970
    Sampler
  • SMILING MEN WITH BAD REPUTATIONS Mike Heron
    Island records ICM 9146/848 748-4
    Side two Track one (Backing Vocals) on 'Spirit beautifull'
  • FOLK ROUTES 1994
    Island Master IMCD 197/524 031-2 LC 0407 PY899
  • EAST WIND 1992 Bill Whelan, Andy Irvine and Davey Spillane
    Tara CD 3027 Painting by Tim Goulding on album cover.
  • ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE 1997 Dr. Strangely Strange
    Big Beat CDWIKD 177
    Go to Alternative Medicine page
  • MIDNIGHT FRY 2000 Tim Goulding
    Sweet Ticket Music CD001
    Go to MIDNIGHT FRY page

BIOGRAPHY
Born in Hatch Street, Dublin 15th May 1945 and grew up beside the river Dargle in Wicklow (hence the song "Darksome Burn" on 'Alternative Medicine').

Shipped off to England from the age of 7 to be schooled in academies of repression and intellect (Ludgrove and Winchester College). At the age of 12 wished to be a pianist/composer, at 14 a poet and at 16 a painter. Has practised all three since then.At 18 left school for Home in Ireland and the life of an untutored painter.

At 19 spent the first 3 months of a two year scholarship at Konstfackskolan, Stockholm studying Textile Design and embroidery in a class of 19 girls. Ran away to paint fulltime ... visiting the Beatnik joints and jazz clubs of Copenhagen on the way.

After starting to exhibit paintings professionally in Dublin in 1964 joined the band Dr. Strangely Strange and began to play pubs and Arts Centres around Dublin.
Lived in a house called 'The Orphanage' (Later referred to by Phil Lynott in his album title) with wife to be "Orphan Annie". Friends with Phil and Gary Moore who played occasionally with the Strangelies. Became friends with The Incredible String Band who visited Dublin and they introduced us to their producer Joe Boyd who produced Dr. Strange's two albums back then.


1968 to 1971 toured extensively through England and Ireland with Dr. Strangely Strange and then retired to be married at a Buddhist wedding in a Tibetan monastery in Scotland, Samye Ling.

In 1969 bought an old shool near Allihies in West Cork and went there to paint for the next 32 years. See Art site

Maintained an interest in music and played in small combos peripatetically. (1980s saw a burst of Dr. Strangely Strange activity) After playing at an 'Incredible String Band' weekend in Leeds in 1996 the original band reformed with longterm members Joe Thoma (fiddle) and TJM Tutty (bass) to record that difficult Third album 'Alternative Medicine' (Big Beat CDWIKD 177). From this time on became very active musically again and played a residency in The Old Bakery Restaurant, Castletownbere with Padraig Murphy, drums under the name of "Toast Your Own". In 1999 started recording 'Midnight Fry' with many friends involved and spent two and a half years working on it. 2002 sees the start of a small recording facility at Reentrisk and some fresh collaborations with newly- met musicians (Irish and Indian).

See Shotgun Studio for updated news on the studio

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