One More Chance

(includes Eric the Half A Bee)

  • LP: (19***) Charisma Class 3 (U.K.)


(includes The Money Song)

  • LP: (19***) Vertigo Sport 1 (U.K.)

25 Years of Recorded Comedy (1978)

(includes Argument Clinic)

  • LP: (1978) Warner Bros.

Exposure (1979)

(Robert Fripp's, lead guitarist for King Crimson, first solo album; one of the tracks, "HÅ&AringDEN TWO," has some backwards speaking in it. When unscrambled, it has Graham Chapman saying "One thing is for sure, the sheep is not a creature of the air" from the Flying Sheep sketch, first season of Monty Python's Flying Circus.)

  • CD: (1989) EG Records, Ltd./Caroline Records, Inc., EGCD41 (U.S.)

Not The 9 O'clock News . . . (1980)

(taken from the television series transmitted 1979/1980; side 1, track 7 features the "General Synod's 'Life of Python'" sketch where Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, and Pamela Stephenson poke fun at a serious panel discussion on the "Life of Brian" controversy which appeared on the BBC-2 television series "Friday Night, Saturday Morning," on November 9, 1979; the original panel discussion had John Cleese and Michael Palin as guests)

  • LP: (1980) BBC Records and Tapes, BBC-22400 (U.K.)
  • LP: (1980) BBC Records / Pye Records Ltd. REB 400 (U.K.)

Flash Harry (1980) (see Eric Idle)

We Are Most Amused: The Very Best Of British Comedy (1981)

(collection of British comedy sketches; includes a few sketches from Monty Python, I'm Sorry I'll Read that Again, Neil Innes, and Fawlty Towers; the proceeds from the sales of this record went to The Prince's Trust, an organization dedicated to assisting young people in social, economic, or environmental difficulty)

SIDE ONE: Points of View (Not the Nine O'Clock News); Ying Tong Song (The Goons); The Blood Donor (Tony Hancock); Massage from the Swedish Prime Minister (Monty Python); The Pet Shop (Monty Python); Welly Boot Song (Billy Connolly); The Drivers' Meeting (Peter Ustinov)

SIDE TWO: Ingle, Jingle, Jangle, Jong (Spike Milligan); Society Wedding Stakes (Roy Hudd); Take a Pew (Alan Bennett); Best Man's Speech (Rowan Atkinson); Return to Sorrento (Spike Milligan); The News in Welsh (I'm Sorry I'll Read that Again); The Day that Gareth was Dropped (Max Boyce); Sir Marcus Browning M.P. (Rowan Atkinson)

SIDE THREE: Les Patterson, Australian Cultural Attache (Barry Humphries); Niceness (Dame Edna Everage); The Health Inspector (Fawlty Towers); The Comedians (Frank Carson); Balham (Peter Sellers); The Jeweller's Shop (Morecambe & Wise); The Party (Griff Ryhus-Jones, Rory McGrath & Company); The Protest Song (Neil Innes)

SIDE FOUR: Yangtse Kiang (Monty Python); The Nutter on the Buss (Jasper Carrott); The Restaurant (The Two Ronnies); Dr. O'Dell (Spike Milligan); Manuel (Mike Harding); The Women's Institute (Joyce Grenfell); Harvest of Love (Benny Hill); The Comedians (Frank Carson)

  • LP: (1981) Ronco RTD 2067 (U.K.)
  • CS: (1981) Ronco 4C-RTD 2067 (U.K.)

The Laughing Stock Of The BBC (1982)

(includes "Nudge, Nudge" by Monty Python's Flying Circus and the "Life of Python" parody by Not the 9 O'clock News of the Life of Brian debate)

  • LP: (1982) BBC Records/LAF 1 (U.K.)

Television's Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (1986)

(features 65 television show themes, the last track is the Liberty Bell march from "Monty Python's Flying Circus;" includes trivia booklet on all 65 shows)

TRACK LISTING (in alphabetical order): 77 Sunset Strip; ABC's Wide World Of Sports; The Adventures Of Robin Hood; The Avengers; Bat Masterson; Ben Casey; Bewitched; The Brady Bunch; Car 54, Where Are You?; Courageous Cat & Minute Mouse; The Courtship Of Eddie's Father; Daktari; Dark Shadows; George Of The Jungle; Gidget; Gommer Pyle, U.S.M.C.; The Green Hornet; Have Gun Will Travel; Hawaiian Eye; Hogan's Heroes; The Honeymooners; Huckleberry Hound; I Spy; I Married Joan; It's About Time; The Jackie Gleason Show; Jeopardy; Jonny Quest; Looney Tunes; Love, American Style; Mary Tyler Moore; Maverick; Medical Center; Merrie Melodies; Mighty Mouse; Mister Rogers Neighborhood; The Monkees; Monty Python's Flying Circus; My Favorite Martian; My Mother The Car; The NBC Mystery Movie; The Odd Couple; Outer Limits; The Partridge Family; Peanuts Theme; Peter Gunn; Pink Panther; Rat Patrol; Rawhide; The Rebel; Road Runner; Rocky & Bullwinkle; Route 66; The Saint; Sea Hunt; The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour; Spider-Man; Tarzan; That Girl; The Three Stooges; Time Tunnel; Twelve O'Clock High; Underdog; The Virginian; Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea; Wagon Train

  • LP: (1986) Tee Vee Toons, Inc., TVT 1200 (U.S.) (double LP)
  • CS: (1986) Tee Vee Toons, Inc., TVT 1200 C (U.S.) (single cassette version of the LPs)
  • CD: (1986) Tee Vee Toons, Inc., TVT 1200 CD (U.S.) (single CD version of the LPs)

Public Television's Greatest Hits (1990)

(features 13 television show themes including "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and "Fawlty Towers")

TRACK LISTING: Masterpiece Theatre; "Mystery" Medley; Reilly, Ace of Spies; Yes, Minister; The Jewel in the Crown; Soldiers; A Tale of Two Cities; Monty Python's Flying Circus; I, Claudius; Children's Medley; Fawlty Towers; The Pallisers; National Geographic Theme

  • CD: (1990) BMC Classics/RCA Victor, 60470-2-RC (U.S.)

God, Guns And Gasoline (1990)

(samples from Monty Python and the Holy Grail were used on this album by the group Cat Rapes Dog; includes a musical excerpt from the song "Knights of the Round Table" in the track"God, Guns and Gasoline")

TRACKS: Allt Jag Har; American Dream; An Ass For A Brain; God, Guns & Gasoline; Golden Generation; Heavenly; Homo Bulldozer; Junk Jazz; Madmen; Mental

  • CD: (1990) Kkrecords + Nova Zembla KK 034, (Belgium)

Bruce Cockburn Live (1990)

(live album by Canadian folk singer Bruce Cockburn; features a version of Monty Python's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" as performed live on stage)

TRACK LISTING: Silver Wheels; World of Wonders; Rumours of Glory; See How I Miss You; After the Rain; Call it Democracy; Tibetan Side of Town; Wondering Where the Lions Are; Nicaragua; Broken Wheel; Stolen Land; To Raise the Morning Star; Maybe the Poet; Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

  • CD: (1990) Gold Castle Records, D2-71346 (U.S.)

Now That's What I Call Music 20 (1991)

(two CD various artists compilation which includes a "... Life's a piece of spit..." version of "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life")

  • CD: (1991) EMI/Virigin, CD NOW 20 (***)

Press Fire To Continue (1991)

(various samples from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail were used on this album by the group What's; includes samples in the song "Fifty")

  • CD: (1991) Antler Subway Records AS 5062 CD (Austria)

The Charisma Poser: 25 Years Of The Charisma Record Label (1993)

(includes "Eric the Half a Bee" on track 18)

TRACK LISTING: Eulogy (Vivian Stanshall); Happy Anniversary (Gregory Isaacs); Belladonna Moonshine (Audience); Invasion Exercise on the Poultry Farm (Sir John Betjeman); C'est La Vie (G.T. Moore); Meet Me On The Corner (Lindisfarne); Wherewithal (Clifford T. Ward); Blues Run The Game (Bert Jansch); Country Gentlman's Wife (Alan Hull); Jack of Shadows (Hawkwind); Killer (Van Der Graaf Generator); America (The Nice); Nuclear Burn (Brand X); My Experience (Peter Hammill); So Long Marianne (Bell & Arc); It's A Game (String Driven Thing); Afterglow (Genesis); Eric the Half A Bee (Monty Python)

  • CD: (1993) Virgin, POSER 1 (***)

Trance Europe Express (1993)

(samples from Monty Python's Life of Brian were used on this 2-CD album of European trance music; includes samples from the "People's Front of Judea"-scene in the song "Majestic (Millwall Mix)" by the group The Orb)

TRACKS (DISC 1): Orbital - Semi-Detatched; Bandulu - Gravity Pull; Readymade - Face The Day; System 7 - Desir; Spooky & Billie Ray Martin - Persuasion; Material - Praying Mantra; The Black Dog - Xeper; Scubadevils - Celestial Symphony; 030 - Midnight In Europe; Cosmic Baby - Space Track; Total Eclipse - Black Hole; CJ Bolland - Random; MLO - Colour Of The Sun; Source - It's A Kind Of Magic

TRACKS (DISC 2): Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath Volume 3; The Orb - Majestic (Millwall remix); Moody Boyz - Glitch; Moby - Move; DIY - Washed Over By Mastemah; The Drum Club - Follow The Sun; Psychick Warriors Ov Gaia - Dust; Barbarella - The Mission; Sabres Of Paradise - Inter/Lergen/Ten/Ko; Trance Induction - N

  • CD: (1993) TEEX CD1, (U.K.)

Earthdance (1993)

(samples from Monty Python's Life of Brian were used on this album by the group Mandragora; includes samples from the street-preacher scenes in the song "The Great Rubbing of Parts")

  • CD: (1993) Mystic Stones, Rune 13 (U.K.)

Armed Audio Warfare (1994)

(a sample from the Monty Python album Monty Python's Previous Record was used on this album by the group Meat Beat Manifesto; includes the sample "Not this record! Not this record! Not this recorrrddd!!" in the song "Mister President")

  • CD: (1994) Mute Corporation Mute 9002-2 (Canada)

21st Century Jesus (1994)

(samples from Monty Python's Life of Brian were used on this album by the group Messiah; includes samples in the songs "Temple of Dreams," "I Feel Love," "Thunderdome," and "20,000 Hardcore Members")

  • CD: (1994) **, (**)

Dulcinea (1995)

(album by Toad the Wet Sprocket, an alternative band from Santa Barbara, California that got its name from the Monty Python sketch "Rock Notes," (see Monty Python's Contractual Obligation Album). Dulcinea is actually a CD-plus: it can be used as a CD-ROM and allows you to browse through photos, video clips, interviews, and other interactive silliness. Includes interviews with the members of the group on how they decided on the name for the group.)

  • CD: (1994, 1995) Columbia, CKR 68090 (U.S.)

Not The Nine O'clock News (1995)

(a collection of sketches by the comedy group Not the Nine O'Clock News, which launched the careers of Rowan Atkinson, Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith, and Pamela Stephenson; includes a spoof of the Monty Python Parrot Sketch)

SIDE ONE: Loyal Apology; News Summary; Constable Savage; Baronet Oswald Ernold Mosley; University Challenge; (I Like) Trucking; Sir Robert Mark; Hi-Fi Shop; England My Leotard; Divorce; Political Obit; The Main Points Again; Bad Language; Gift Shop

SIDE TWO: Hedgehog Apology; Supa Dupa; Soccer Violence; (Because I'm) Wet and Lonely; That's Lies; Creed (The New Revised Version); I Believe; The Aide; The Main Points Again; Not the Parrot Sketch; Open Marriage; Lager; And Finally...

SIDE THREE: The Spy Who Came in the Cold; The News; Not the Signature Tune; Budget; Question Time; Headbangers; Rock Interview; Game for a Laugh; Typical, Bloody Typical; Well, Mr. Glossop; Financial Times; Hey Bob; Not the Signature Tune; New Glea; Holiday Habits; Pizza Moment; Failed in Whales; Brain Death; Swedish Chemists; Hey Wow; Stop Wingeing; Nice Video, Shame About the Song; Jackanory

SIDE FOUR: Golf Trousers; The News; Roland Davies; Two Ninnies; Two Ninnies Song; Aussie Pilot; Does God Exist?; Re-Altered Images; McEnroe's Breakfast; Ah Come in Rawlinson!; Ask the Family; Polish Show; There's No Land Like Poland; Aleebee; The Main Points Again; Not the Signature Tune; What a Load of Willies! (The Memory) Kinda Lingers; Grow Up You Bastards

  • CD: (1995) BBC Worldwide Ltd., ZBBC 1009 (ISBN 0-563-22548-3) (U.K.)

As Good As It Gets (1998)

(soundtrack to the feature film starring Jack Nicholson; the film features Nicholson singing the Monty Python tune "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life," which on the soundtrack is sung by Art Garfunkel)

TRACK LISTING: As Good As it Gets; A Better Man; Humanity; Too Much Reality; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Greatest Woman on Earth (Hans Zimmer); Everything My Heard Desires (Danielle Brisebois); Under Stars (Phil Roy); My Only (Danielle Brisebois); For Sentimental Reasons [I Love You] (Nat King Cole); Hand on My Heart (Judith Owen); Climb On [A Back That's Strong] (Shawn Colvin); Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (Art Garfunkel)

  • CD: (1998) Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax, CK 69112 (U.S.)

Absence (19**)

(various samples from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail were used on this album by the group In Absentia; includes samples in the songs "BPM4," "Clubprehension," and "Passing The Future")

  • CD: (19**) HARDR M41376, (**)

A Hard Knight's Day (19**)

(a sample from the original Monty Python's Flying Circus series was used on this album by the group aGRUMH; includes the sample "... and now... number three..." in the song "The Larch")

  • CD: (19**) **, (**)