1983 Flim & The BB’s – Tricycle

Tricycle is the second album by Flim & The BB’s, released in 1983

Flim & the BB’s was a contemporary jazz band that was among the first bands to record albums digitally. Flim and the BB’s consisted of Jimmy Johnson, nicknamed Flim, on Alembic 5-string bass and the two BBs, Bill Berg on percussion and Billy Barber on piano, keyboard, and synthesizer. Woodwind-player Dick Oatts was a featured guest on their first album before becoming a full member of the band.


1  Tricycle (Billy Barber, Jimmy Johnson, Bill Berg) 4:42
2  Cakewalk (Billy Barber) 6:35
3  Lunch Hour Wedding March (Billy Barber) 6:08
4  Sweet Winds of Change (Billy Barber, Jimmy Johnson, Bill Berg) 5:20
5  Tell Me (Jimmy Johnson, Glenn Nitta, Bill Berg) 6:16
6  Thunder and Birdies (Billy Barber, Jimmy Johnson, Bill Berg) 5:12
7  High Wire (Billy Barber) 5:29
8  The 8:29 (Billy Barber) 3:58
9  Sam’s Samba (Dick Oatts) 6:06
10  Eden (Billy Barber) 6:18



BassJimmy Johnson
DrumsBill Berg
SynthesizerBilly Barber
PianoBilly Barber
ClarinetDick Oatts
FluteDick Oatts
SaxDick Oatts
PercussionBill Berg

Liner Notes

Recorded By – Tom Jung

Design – Jim Henderson

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Digital Music Products, Inc.
Recorded At – A&R Studios