Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells

Mike Oldfield
Tubular Bells
Label: Virgin ‎– PZ 34116
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Santa Maria Pressing
Country: US
Date of released: 1976
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Folk Rock, Modern Classical, Prog Rock, Classic Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Tubular Bells (Part One)
Bass – Lindsay Cooper Chorus [Bootleg] – Manor ChoirChorus [Nasal] – Nasal ChoirDrums – Steve BroughtonFlute – Jon FieldMC [Master Of Ceremonies] – Vivian StanshallVocals – Mundy Ellis, Sally Oldfield
B Tubular Bells (Part Two)
Acoustic Guitar – Tom Newman

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – CBS Records
  • Distributed By – CBS Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
  • Recorded At – The Manor
  • Mastered At – Atlantic Studios


  • Acoustic Guitar – Tom Newman (tracks: B)
  • Bass [Stringed] – Lindsay Cooper
  • Co-producer – Simon Heyworth, Tom Newman
  • Conductor – Mike Oldfield
  • Drums – Steve Broughton
  • Flageolet, Percussion [Concert Tympani], Glockenspiel, Vocals [Moribund Chorus], Vocals [Piltdown Man], Piano, Grand Piano, Piano [Honky Tonk], Organ [Farfisa], Organ [Hammond], Organ [Lowrey], Organ [Taped Motor-driven Amplifier Organ Chord], Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Guitar [Speed], Guitar [Fuzz], Guitar [Mandolin-type], Guitar [Sounding Like Bagpipes], Tubular Bells – Mike Oldfield
  • Flute – Jon Field
  • Mastered By – George Piros
  • MC – Viv Stanshall*
  • Photography By, Sleeve [Design] – Trevor Key
  • Producer, Engineer – Mike Oldfield
  • Vocals [Bootleg Chorus] – Manor Choir
  • Vocals [Girlie Chorus] – Mundy Ellis, Sally Oldfield
  • Vocals [Nasal Chorus] – Nasal Choir


This is for the Columbia Records Santa Maria Pressing of the PZ 34116 catalog number reissue as derived from the deadwax runout etchings of "1S" and "2S" on each side.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): AL 34116
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): BL 34116
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): 1S AL-34116-1G SXT at-GP A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): 2S BL-34116-1F at-GP SXT A
  • Pressing Plant ID: S

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V2001 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V2001 UK 1973
TCV2001, 0777 7 86007 4 9 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells ‎(Cass, Album) Virgin, Virgin TCV2001, 0777 7 86007 4 9 UK Unknown
V 2001 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V 2001 New Zealand 1974
S103 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Starling S103 Poland Unknown
D 54.885, D-54885 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells ‎(Cass, Album) Virgin, Virgin D 54.885, D-54885 Spain 1974