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Status Quo are one of Britain's most successful and long-running bands. They were founded in London in 1962 by Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster, and are still active 60 years later. After a number of name and line-up changes, including the introduction of John Coghlan in 1963 and Rick Parfitt in 1967, they became Status Quo in 1969. The band have had over 60 chart hits in the UK, 22 of which reached the top 10. They have released over 100 singles and 33 albums, 25 of which made the UK top 10. In 1985 Status Quo opened Live Aid at Wembley Stadium with 'Rockin' All Over The World' and in 1991 they received a Brit Award for 'Outstanding Contribution To Music'. This new 5CD 'Early Years' (1966-69) box set contains: Mono and stereo remastered versions of two original Status Quo albums: 'Picturesque' & 'Spare Parts'; Single A- and B-Sides; 'Before Status Quo' recordings; BBC sessions; Outtakes, demos and alternate mixes; Features rare track versions; Contains 40 page booklet with extensive sleeve notes and memorabilia. This is an official release, supported by band and management.
Status Quo are one of Britain's most successful and long-running bands. They were founded in London in 1962 by Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster, and are still active 60 years later. After a number of name and line-up changes, including the introduction of John Coghlan in 1963 and Rick Parfitt in 1967, they became Status Quo in 1969. The band have had over 60 chart hits in the UK, 22 of which reached the top 10. They have released over 100 singles and 33 albums, 25 of which made the UK top 10. In 1985 Status Quo opened Live Aid at Wembley Stadium with 'Rockin' All Over The World' and in 1991 they received a Brit Award for 'Outstanding Contribution To Music'. This new 5CD 'Early Years' (1966-69) box set contains: Mono and stereo remastered versions of two original Status Quo albums: 'Picturesque' & 'Spare Parts'; Single A- and B-Sides; 'Before Status Quo' recordings; BBC sessions; Outtakes, demos and alternate mixes; Features rare track versions; Contains 40 page booklet with extensive sleeve notes and memorabilia. This is an official release, supported by band and management.
4099964008265
Status Quo - Early Years (1966-1969)

Details

Format: CD
Label: Sanctuary Uk
Rel. Date: 03/22/2024
UPC: 4099964008265

Early Years (1966-1969)
Artist: Status Quo
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Black Veils of Melancholy (Mono) - Status Quo
2. When My Mind Is Not Live (Mono) - Status Quo
3. Ice in the Sun (Mono) - Status Quo
4. Elizabeth Dreams (Mono) - Status Quo
5. Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe (Mono) - Status Quo
6. Paradise Flat (Mono) - Status Quo
7. Technicolour Dreams (Mono) - Status Quo
8. Sheila (Mono) - Status Quo
9. Spicks and Specks (Mono) - Status Quo
10. Sunny Cellophane Skies (Mono) - Status Quo
11. Green Tambourine (Mono) - Status Quo
12. Pictures of Matchstick Men (Mono) - Status Quo
13. Face Without a Soul (Mono Version) - Status Quo
14. You're Just What I Was Looking for Today (Mono Version) - Status Quo
15. Are You Growing Tired of My Love (Mono Version) - Status Quo
16. Antique Angelica (Mono Version) - Status Quo
17. So Ends Another Life (Mono Version) - Status Quo
18. Poor Old Man (Mono Version) - Status Quo
19. Mr Mind Detector (Mono Version) - Status Quo
20. The Clown (Mono Version) - Status Quo
21. Velvet Curtains (Mono Version) - Status Quo
22. Little Miss Nothing (Mono Version) - Status Quo
23. When I Awake (Mono Version) - Status Quo
24. Nothing at All (Mono Version) - Status Quo
25. Black Veils of Melancholy (Stereo) - Status Quo
26. When My Mind Is Not Live (Stereo) - Status Quo
27. Ice in the Sun (Stereo) - Status Quo
28. Elizabeth Dreams (Stereo) - Status Quo
29. Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe (Stereo) - Status Quo
30. Paradise Flat (Stereo) - Status Quo
31. Technicolour Dreams (Stereo) - Status Quo
32. Sheila (Stereo) - Status Quo
33. Spicks and Specks (Stereo) - Status Quo
34. Sunny Cellophane Skies (Stereo) - Status Quo
35. Green Tambourine (Stereo) - Status Quo
36. Pictures of Matchstick Men (Stereo) - Status Quo
37. Spare Parts (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
38. Face Without a Soul (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
39. You're Just What I Was Looking for Today (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
40. Are You Growing Tired of My Love (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
41. Antique Angelica (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
42. So Ends Another Life (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
43. Poor Old Man (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
44. Mr Mind Detector (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
45. The Clown (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
46. Velvet Curtains (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
47. Little Miss Nothing (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
48. When I Awake (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
49. Nothing at All (Stereo Version) - Status Quo
50. I (Who Have Nothing) - the Spectres
51. Neighbour, Neighbour - the Spectres
52. Hurdy Gurdy Man - the Spectres
53. (Her Name Was) Laticia - the Spectres
54. (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet - the Spectres
55. I Want It - the Spectres
56. Spicks and Specks - the Spectres
57. Walking with My Angel - the Spectres
58. When He Passed You By - the Spectres
59. Love in Vain - the Spectres
60. Say That You Need Me - the Spectres
61. Neighbour Neighbour - the Spectres
62. Gloria (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
63. Interview with Francis Rossi - the Spectres
64. I (Who Have Nothing) [BBC Session for the Saturday Club] - the Spectres
65. Neighbour Neighbour (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
66. Bloodhound (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
67. Bird Dog (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
68. Almost But Not Quite There - the Spectres
69. Wait Just a Minute - the Spectres
70. I Don't Want You (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
71. Almost But Not Quite There (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
72. It Takes Two (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
73. Spicks and Specks (BBC Session for the Saturday Club) - the Spectres
74. To Be Free - Status Quo
75. Make Me Stay a Bit Longer - Status Quo
76. Auntie Nellie - Status Quo
77. Are You Growing Tired of My Love - Status Quo
78. The Price of Love (Single A-Side, 1969)
79. Little Miss Nothing (B-Side to 'The of Love')
80. Nothing at All (Demo Excerpt)
81. Josie (From Spare Parts Sessions)
82. Do You Live in Fire (From Spare Parts Sessions, 1981)
83. Pictures of Matchstick Men (Mix of An Alternate Version)
84. Paradise Flats (Alt Version Remixed in Stereo By Mike Brown for 1998 Remaster)
85. Hey Little Woman (You're Just What I Was Looking for Today) (Alternate Version)
86. The Price of Love (Alternate Version)
87. Auntie Nellie (Stereo Remix of B-Side to 'Make Me Stay a Bit Longer', 1969)
88. Josie (Alternate Mix)
89. Pictures of Matchstick Men (Mix of Alternate Version)
90. Spicks and Specks (David Symonds - Rec. 16/1/68, Transm. 22/1/68)
91. Judy in Disguise (David Symonds - Rec. 16/1/68, Transm. 22/1/68)
92. Pictures of Matchstick Men (David Symonds - Rec. 16/1/68, Transm. 22/1/68)
93. Interview with Brian Matthew (Saturday Club - Rec. 13/2/68, Transm. 17/2/68)
94. Pictures of Matchstick Men (Saturday Club - Rec. 13/2/68, Transm. 17/2/68)
95. Things Get Better (Saturday Club - Rec. 13/2/68, Transm. 17/2/68)
96. Gloria (David Symonds - Rec. 29/3/68)
97. Interview with Alan Lancaster (David Symonds - Rec. 29/3/68)
98. Black Veils of Melancholy (David Symonds - Rec. 29/3/68)
99. Bloodhound (David Symonds - Rec. 29/3/68)
100. Ice in the Sun (Saturday Club - Rec. 30/7/68)
101. When My Mind Is Not Live (Saturday Club - Rec. 30/7/68)
102. Paradise Flats (Saturday Club - Rec. 30/7/68)
103. Interview (Symonds on Sunday - Rec. 27/1/69)
104. Make Me Stay a Bit Longer (Symonds on Sunday - Rec. 27/1/69)
105. Are You Growing Tired of My Love (Symonds on Sunday - Rec. 27/1/69)
106. The Price of Love (Symonds on Sunday - Rec. 27/1/69)
107. The Price of Love (Symonds on Sunday - Rec. 31/3/69)

More Info:

Status Quo are one of Britain's most successful and long-running bands. They were founded in London in 1962 by Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster, and are still active 60 years later. After a number of name and line-up changes, including the introduction of John Coghlan in 1963 and Rick Parfitt in 1967, they became Status Quo in 1969. The band have had over 60 chart hits in the UK, 22 of which reached the top 10. They have released over 100 singles and 33 albums, 25 of which made the UK top 10. In 1985 Status Quo opened Live Aid at Wembley Stadium with 'Rockin' All Over The World' and in 1991 they received a Brit Award for 'Outstanding Contribution To Music'. This new 5CD 'Early Years' (1966-69) box set contains: Mono and stereo remastered versions of two original Status Quo albums: 'Picturesque' & 'Spare Parts'; Single A- and B-Sides; 'Before Status Quo' recordings; BBC sessions; Outtakes, demos and alternate mixes; Features rare track versions; Contains 40 page booklet with extensive sleeve notes and memorabilia. This is an official release, supported by band and management.
        
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