Thursday, August 7, 2008

V.A. - Pop-In Vol. 1-3

These three volumes of mainly british pop-music were released by Elevator Music Co. How it goes with compilations of that genre there are some good, some bad and some silly songs included. Much of the material was never compiled before. I have once downloaded it at soulseek and sadly no artwork was attached.

Pop-In Vol. 1 [Choice Cuts From The Other Side Of Mainstream U.K. Pop 1966-70]
(Elevator Music Co.ELCD001 / 2003)
1. Grapefruit - Elevator
taken from the single
Elevator/Yes (RCA Victor RCA 1677) 1968
Line-up: John Perry (lead gtr, vcls), Peter Swettenham (gtr, vcls), George Alexander (bs, sax, vcls), Geoff Swettenham (drms). Band origin: London
2. Plastic Penny - Your Way To Tell Me Go
taken from the single
Your Way To Tell Me Go/Baby You're Not To Blame
(Page One POF 079) 1968

Line-up: Mick Grabham (lead gtr, keyb'ds, vcls), Tony Murray (bs), Paul Raymond (organ, vcls, gtr), Nigel Olsson (drms).
Band origin: London
3. Mindbenders - Uncle Joe The Ice Cream Man
taken from the single
Uncle Joe, The Ice Cream Man/The Man Who Loved Trees
(Fontana TF 961) 1968

Line-up: Eric Stewart (gtr, pinao, vcls), Graham Gouldman (bs), Jimmy O'Neill (keyb'ds), Paul Hancox (drms).
Band origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
4. Love Affair - Lincoln County
taken from the single Lincoln County/Sea Of Traquility (CBS 4780) 1970
Line-up: Gus Eaden (vcls, flute), Rex Brayley (gtr), Mick Jackson (bs), Morgan Fisher (keyb'ds), Maurice Bacon (drms).
Band origin: London
5. Casuals - Caroline
taken from the single Caroline/Naughty Boy (Decca F 22969) 1969
Line-up: Howard Newcomb (gtr, vcls), Alan "Plug" Taylor (gtr, bs, flute), John Roy Tebb (vcls, organ), Rob O'Brien (drms).
Band origin: Lincoln (Lincolnshire/UK)
6. Bee Gees - Sir Geoffrey Saved The World
taken from the single
World/Sir Geoffrey Saved The World (Polydor 56220) 1967
Line-up: Robin Gibb (vcls), Barry Gibb (gtr, vcls), Maurice Gibb (bs, vcls), Vince Melouney (gtr), Colin Peterson (drms).
Band origin: Manchester → Brisbane → London
7. Paul & Barry Ryan - Keep It Out Of Sight
taken from the single
Keep It Out Of Sight/Who Told You (Decca F 12567) 1967
Line-up: Paul Ryan (vcls), Barry Ryan (vcls).
Band origin: London
8. Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Still Life
taken from the single
The Wreck Of The Antoinette/Still Life (Fontana TF 971) 1968
Line-up: Dave Harman [aka Dave Dee] (vcls), Ian Amey [aka Tich] (lead gtr), John Dymond [aka Beaky] (gtr), Trevor Ward-Davies [aka Dozy] (bs), Micael Wilson [aka Mick] (drms). Band origin: Salisbury (Wiltshire/UK)
9. Mirage - Mystery Lady
taken from the single
Mystery Lady/Chicago Cottage (Page One POF 078) 1968
Line-up: Pete Hynes (lead vcls), Dee Murray (lead gtr), Pat Hynes (gtr, vcls), Ray Glynn (bs), Dave Hynes (drms, vcls).
Band origin: Hertford (Hertfordshire/UK)
10. Merseys - So Sad About Us
taken from the single
So Sad About Us/Love Will Continue (Fontana TF 732) 1966
Line-up: Tony Crane (lead gtr, vcls), Bill Kinsley (bs, vcls).
Band origin: Liverpool (Merseyside/UK)
11. Picadilly Line - At The Third Stroke
taken from the single
At The Third Stroke/How Could You Say You're Leaving Me (CBS 2785) 1967
Line-up: Rod Edwards (vcls, gtr, keyb'ds), Roger Hand (gtr, vcls), Norrie McLean (bs), Keith Hodge (drms). Band origin: London
12. Warm Sounds - Birds And Bees
taken from the single Birds And Bees/Doo Dah (Deram DM 120) 1967
Line-up: Barry Husband (gtr, bs, vcls), Denver Gerrard (gtr, vcls), 'Candy' John Carr (drms). Band origin: London
13. Blue Jeans - Hey Mrs. Housewife
taken from the single Hey Mrs. Housewife/Sandfly (Columbia DB 8555) 1969
Line-up: Ray Ennis (lead gtr, vcls), Tommy Murray (lead gtr, vcls), Mike Gregory (bs, vcls), Les Braid (keyb'ds, vcls), Norman Kuhlke (drms, vcls).
Band origin: Liverpool (Merseyside/UK)
14. Gerry Marsden - Gilbert Green
taken from the single
Gilbert Green/What Makes Me Love You (CBS 2946) 1967
Line-up incl.: Gerry Marsden (vcls). Band origin: Liverpool (Merseyside/UK)
15. Herd - Miss Jones
taken from the single Sunshine Cottage/Miss Jones (Fontana TF 975) 1968
Line-up: Peter Frampton (gtr, vcls), Andy Bown (gtr, organ, vcls), Gary Taylor (bs, vcls), Andrew Steele (drms). Band origin: London
16. Wayne Fontana - The Words Of Bartholomew
taken from the single
The Words Of Bartholomew/Mind Excursion (Fontana TF 933) 1968
Line-up incl.: Wayne Fontana [real name Glyn Ellis] (vcls).
Band origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
17. Graham Gouldman - Bus Stop
taken from the album The Graham Gouldman Thing (RCA SF 3954) 1968
Line-up: Graham Gouldman (vcls, gtr), John Paul Jones (bs), Clem Cattini (drms). Band origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
18. Nerve - Satisfying Kind
taken from the single
Piece By Piece/Satisfying Kind (Page One POF 097) 1968
Line-up: Robert Hirst (vcls), Steve Taylor (lead gtr), Rob Duffy (rhythm gtr), Ian Day (bs), Barry Satchelle (drms).
Band origin: Nottingham (Nottinghampshire/UK)
19. Iveys - And Her Daddy's A Millionaire
taken from the single
Maybe Tomorrow/And Her Daddy's A Millionaire (Apple APPLE 5) 1968
Line-up: Peter Ham (lead gtr, vcls), Tom Evans (gtr, vcls), Ron Griffiths (bs), Mike Gibbins (drms). Band origin: Swansea (Wales)
20. Cat Stevens - A Bad Night
taken from the single A Bad Night/Laughing Apple (Deram DM 140) 1967
Line-up incl.: Cat Stevens [reak name Steven Georgiou] (vcls, gtr).
Origin: London
21. Locomotive - Roll Over Mary
taken from the single
Roll Over Mary/Movin' Down The Line (Parlophone R 5835) 1970
Line-up: Keith Millar (gtr, piano), Mick Hincks (bs, vcls), Frank Spence (vcls, organ), Bob Lamb (drms).
Band origin: Birmingham (West Midlands/UK)
22. Amen Corner - Run, Run, Run
taken from the single High In The Sky/Run, Run, Run (Deram DM 197) 1968
Line-up: Andy Fairweather-Low (vcls), Neil Jones (lead gtr), Clive Taylor (bs), Blue Weaver (organ), Alan Jones (sax), Mike Smith (sax), Dennis Byron (drms). Band origin: Cardiff (Wales)
23. Alan Bown - Technicolour Dream
taken from the single Toyland/Technicolour Dream (MGM 1355) 1967
Line-up: Jess Roden (vcls), Tony Catchpole (lead gtr), Stan Haldane (bs, vcls), Jeff Bannister (organ, vcls), John Anthony (sax), Alan Bown (trumpet), Vic Sweeney (drms). Band origin: London
24. Kippington Lodge - Shy Boy
taken from the single Shy Boy/Lady On A Bicycle (Parlophone R 5645) 1967
Line-up: Brinsley Schwarz (gtr, vcls), Nick Lowe (bs, vcls), Barry Landerman (keyb'ds, vcls), Peter Whale (drms). Band origin: Tunbridge Wells (Kent/UK)
25. Tony Hazzard - Fade Away Maureen
taken from the album Sings Tony Hazzard (CBS 63608) 1969
Line-up incl.: Tony Hazzard (vcls). Band origin: London

Get Vol. 1 here

Listen to Gerry Marsden - Gilbert Green

Listen to Nerve - Satisfying Kind

Pop-In Vol. 2 [More Fizzy Pop Confectionery From The U.K. 1967-70]
(Elevator Music Co. ELCD002 / 2003)

1. Young Blood -
The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill

taken from the single
The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill/I Will
(Pye 7N 17696) 1969

Line-up: Kent Ashton (lead vcls), Christopher Moore (lead gtr), Roy Black (bs), Peter Ball (organ, piano), Mac Poole (drms).
Band origin: Birmingham (West Midlands/UK)
2. Virgin Stigma - Groupie Girl
taken from the V.A.-Album
Groupie Girl [Soundtrack] (Polydor 2384021) 1970
Line-up incl.: Alan Hawkshaw, John Fiddy, Peter Lee Stirling.
Band origin: London
3. Tony Hazzard - Goodnight Sweet Josephine
See Disc 1 / Track 25
4. Gaylords - He's A Good Face
taken from the single
He's A Good Face/You Know It Too (Columbia DB 7805) 1966
Line-up: Dean Ford [real name Thomas MacAleese] (vcls), Junior Campbell (gtr), Pat Fairley (gtr), Billy Irving (bs), Raymond Duffy (drms).
Band origin: Glasgow (Scotland)
5. Kelly - Mary Mary
taken from the single
Mary, Mary/Reverend Richard Bailey (Deram DM 277) 1969
Line-up incl.: Jim Kelly. Origin: London
6. Alan Bown - We Can Help You
taken from the single
We Can Help You/Magic Hankerchief (Music Factory CUB 1) 1968
Line-up/Band origin: See Disc 1 / Track 23
7. Fairfield Parlour - Bordeaux Rose
taken from the single
Bordeaux Rose/Chalk On The Wall (Vertigo 6059 003) 1970
Line-up: Eddie Pumer (vcls, keyb'ds, gtr), Steve Clark (bs, flute), Peter Daltrey (vcls, keyb'ds), Danny Bridgman (vcls, drms).
Band origin: London
8. Fortunes - The Idol
taken from the single
The Idol/His Smile Was A Lie (United Artists UP 1188) 1967
Line-up: Barry Pritchard (gtr, vcls), Shel MacRae (gtr, vcls), Rod Allen (bs, vcls, piano, cello), Dave Carr (keyb'ds), Andy Brown (drms).
Band origin: Birmingham (West Midlands/UK)
9. Cymbaline - Down By The Seaside
taken from the single Down By The Seaside/Fire (Philips BF 1681) 1968
Line-up: John Hollis (vcls), Gerald Morris (lead gtr), Stuart Claver (vcls, bs), Anthony Mortlock (vcls, organ), Philip Chesterton (drms, vcls).
Band origin: Ilford (Essex/UK)
10. Lace - I'm A Gambler
taken from the single I'm A Gambler/Go Away (Page One POF 135) 1969
Line-up: Tony Sinclair (lead gtr), Roni Douglas (gtr, vcls), John Lawson (bs), Lloyd Courtenay (drms). Band origin: London
11. Vanity Fare - Man Child
taken from the single Hitchin' A Ride/Man Child (Page One POF 158) 1969
Line-up: Trevor Brice (lead vcls), Tony Goulden (vcls, lead gtr), Tony Jarrett (vcls, bs), Barry Landermann (organ, vcls), Dick Allix (vcls, drms).
Band origin: Gravesend (Kent/UK)
12. Toby Twirl - Harry Faversham
taken from the single Harry Faversham/Back In Time (Decca F 12728) 1968
Line-up: David Holland (vcls, hrmnca), Nick Thorburn (lead gtr), Stuart John Sommerville (bs), Barry Sewell (keyb'ds, gtr), John Graham Reed (drms). Band origin: Newcastle (Tyne and Wear/UK)
13. Nicky James - Would You Believe
taken from the single Would You Believe/Silver Butterfly
(Philips BF 1635) 1968

Line-up: Nicky James [real name Michael Clifford Nicholls] (vcls)
Origin: Birmingham (West Midlands/UK)
14. Billy J. Kramer - Town Of Tuxley Toymaker
taken from the single
Chinese Girl/Town Of Tuxley Toymaker (Reaction 591014) 1967
Line-up incl.: Billy J. Kramer [real name William Howard Ashton] (vcls).
Origin: Liverpool (Merseyside/UK)
15. Andy Ellison - It's Been A Long Time
taken from the single It's Been A Long Time/Arthur Green (Track 604018) 1968
Line-up incl.: Andy Ellison (vcls). Origin: London
16. Paul & Barry Ryan - Pictures Of Today
taken from the single Madrigal/Pictures Of Today (MGM 1335) 1968
Line-up/Band origin: See Disc 1 / Track 7
17. Kippington Lodge - Tell Me A Story
taken from the single
Tell Me A Story/Understand A Woman (Parlophone R 5717) 1968
Line-up/Band origin: See Disc 1 / Track 24
18. Casuals - Naughty Boy
See Disc 1 / Track 5
19. John Bromley - Sugar Love
taken from the single Melody Fayre/Sugar Love (Polydor 56305) 1969
Line-up: John Bromley (vcls, gtr). Additional musicians [Fleur de Lys]: Bryn Haworth (gtr), Malcolm "Tago" Byers (bs), Keith Guster (drms).
Origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
20. Fable - She Said Yes
taken from the single
Minstrel Boy/She Said Yes (Penny Farthing PEN 735) 1970
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Wolverhampton (West Midlands/UK)
21. Marbles - Only One Woman
taken from the single
Only One Woman/By The Light Of A Burning Candle (Polydor 56272) 1968
Line-up: Graham Bonnet (vcls, gtr), Trevor Gordon (vcls, gtr).
Band origin: Skegness (Lincolshire/UK)
22. Flying Machine - The Devil Has Possession Of Your Mind
taken from the single
The Devil Has Possession Of My Mind/Hey Little Girl (Pye 7N 45001) 1970
Line-up: Sam Kempe (vcls, harp), Steve Jones (lead gtr, vcls), Tony Newman (gtr, vcls), Stuart Coleman (bs), Paul Wilkinson (drms).
Band origin: Rugby (Warwickshire/UK)
23. Thoughts And Words - Charlie Gates
taken from the album Thought And Words (Liberty LBL 83224) 1969
Line-up: Bob Ponton (vcls, lead gtr, organ), Martin Curtis (vcls, drms, gtr).
Band origin: Gravesend (Kent/UK)
24. Graham Gouldman - The Impossible Years
See Disc 1 / Track 17
25. Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Mr. President
taken from the single Mr. President/Frisco Annie (Fontana 6007 022) 1970
Line-up: Ian Amey [aka Tich] (lead gtr), John Dymond [aka Beaky] (gtr), Trevor Ward-Davies [aka Dozy] (bs), Micael Wilson [aka Mick] (drms).
Band origin: Salisbury (Wiltshire/UK)
26. Hollies - Wings
taken from the V.A.-Album
No One's Gonna Change Our World (Regal Starline SRS 5013) 1969
Line-up: Allan Clarke (vcls), Terry Sylvester (gtr, vcls), Tony Hicks (gtr), Bernie Calvert (bs, keyb'ds), Bobby Elliot (drms).
Band Origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
27. Groupie Girl
Cinema Trailer (1970)

Get Vol. 2 here

Listen to Cymbaline - Down By The Seaside

Listen to Paul & Barry Ryan - Pictures Of Today

Pop-In Vol. 3 [Buried Treasures From British Pop's Rainbow Years]
(Elevator Music Co.)

1. Grisby Dyke -
The Adventures Of Miss Rosemary LaPage

taken from the single
The Adventures Of Miss Rosemary LaPage/
Mary Ann She (Deram DM 232) 1969

Line-up: Graham Moores (lead gtr), Derek Grisby [aka Derek Foley] (gtr), John Dyke [aka John Titley] (bs), David Buckle (drms).
Band origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
2. Cupid's Inspiration - My World
taken from the single
My World/Everyting Is Meant To Be (NEMS 56-3702) 1968

Line-up: Terry Rice-Milton (vcls), Wyndham George (lead gtr), Laughton James (bs), Roger Gray (drms). Band origin: Stamford (Lincolnshire/UK)
3. Simon Dupree & The Big Sound - The Eagle Flies Tonight
taken from the single
The Eagle Flies Tonight/Give It All Back (Parlophone R 5816) 1969
Line-up: Derek Shulman (vcls), Phil Shulman (sax, trumpet), Ray Shulman (gtr, bs, vcls), Gearie Jay Kenworthy (bs), Eric Hine (keyb'ds), Martin Smith (drms). Band origin: Portsmouth (Hampshire/UK)
4. The Quiet World Of Lea & John - Miss Whittington
taken from the single
Miss Whittington/There Is A Mountain (Dawn DNS 1001) 1969
Line-up: Lea Heather (vcls), John Heather (vcls).
Band origin: London
5. Bitter Almond - In The Morning
taken from the single In The Morning/Silver (Warner Brothers 8008) 1970
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: UK
6. The State Of Micky & Tommy - Julian Waits
taken from the E.P.
Frisco Bay/Nobody Knows Where You've Been/
Julien Waits/Goodtime Music
(Mercury 152102 MCE) 1967
Line-up: Micky Jones (vcls, gtr), Tommy Brown (vcls, drms).
Band origin: London → France
7. Julian Brooks - Justine
taken from the single Justine/Lazy Guy (Pye 7N 17996) 1970
Line-up: [= The Julian Kirsch] Julian Brook Smith (lead vcls, keyb'ds), Barry Kirsch (lead vcls, gtr), Paul Mason (bs), Paul Pinder (drms).
Band origin: Canterbury (Kent/UK)
8. The Marquis Of Kensington - Changing Of The Guard
taken from the single
The Changing Of The Guard/Reverse Trust (Immediate IM 052) 1967
Line-up incl.: Mike Leander, Robert Wace, Geoff Stephens, Nicky Hopkins (keyb'ds). Band origin: London
9. Picadilly Line - Yellow Rainbow
taken from the single
Yellow Rainbow/Evenings With Corrina (CBS 3595) 1968
Line-up: Jan Barber (vcls), Rod Edwards (vcls, gtr, keyb'ds), Roger Hand (gtr, vcls), Norrie McLean (bs), George Butler (drms, vcls).
Band origin: London
10. Vaughan Thomas - Black Sheep Of The Family
taken from the single
Black Sheep Of The Family/Julie Julie (DJM DJS 10258) 1972
Line-up incl.: Vaughan Thomas (vcls). Origin: London
11. Bamboo Shoot - There and Back Again Lane
taken from the single
The Fox Has Gone To Ground/There And Back Again Lane
(Columbia DB 8370) 1968

Line-up incl.: John Bott (drms). Band origin: Bristol/UK
12. Schadel - Goodbye Thimble Mill Lane
taken from the single
With The Sun In My Eyes/Goodbye Thimble Mill Lane (Pye 7N 17528) 1968
Line-up incl.: Robert Schadel (vcls). Origin: London
13. Factotums - Mr. And Mrs. Regards
taken from the single Mr. And Mrs. Regards/Driftwood (CBS 4140) 1969
Line-up: Steve Knowles (gtr, vcls), Jeff Lees (gtr, vcls), Nidge Thomas (bs, vcls), Andy Lynch (drms). Band origin: Manchester (Greater Manchester/UK)
14. Tigers - Smile For Me
taken from the single
Smile For Me/Rain Falls For The Lonely (Polydor SDP-2044) 1969
Line-up: Kenji "Julie" Sawada (vcls), Shiro Kishibe (vcls,tamb), Taro Morimoto (gtr), Osami "Sally" Kishibe (bs), Minoru "Pea" Hitomi (drms).
Band origin: Kyoto (Japan)
15. World Of Oz - King Croesus
taken from the single King Croesus/Jack (Deram DM 205) 1968
Line-up: David Kubinec (vcls), Christopher Robin (lead gtr, piano, vcls), Tony Clarkson (bs), David Reay (drms).
Band origin: Birmingham (West Midlands/UK)
16. Luvvers - The House On The Hill
taken from the single
The House On The Hill/Most Unlovely (Parlophone R 5459) 1966
Line-up: Billy Bremner (lead gtr), Alec Bell (vcls, perc, gtr), Tommy "Tony" Tierney (bs), Henry Wright (drms). Band origin: Glasgow (Scotland)
17. Jon Plum - An Apple Falls
taken from the single
You Keep Changing Your Mind/An Apple Falls (SNB SS 4317) 1969
Line-up: Jonathan Edward Kennett, David Roy Plummer.
Band origin: UK
18. Pandamonium - Chocolate Buster Dan
taken from the single
Chocolate Buster Dan/Fly With Me Forever (CBS 3451) 1968
Line-up: Bob Ponton (vcls, lead gtr, rhythm gtr, ukulele), Martin Curtis (rhythm gtr, bs, drms, vcls), Mick Glass (bs), Malcolm Brown (organ, piano), Steve Chapman (drms). Band origin: Gravesend (Kent/UK)
19. Billy Fury - Suzanne In The Mirror
taken from the single
Suzanne In The Mirror/It Doesn't Matter Now (Parlophone R 5634) 1967
Line-up incl.: Billy Fury (vcls). Origin: Liverpool (Merseyside/UK)
20. Kaleidoscope - Balloon
taken from the BBC Transcription disc
Jump In My Boat/Balloon (Top Of The Pops 248) 1969
Line-up: Eddie Pumer (lead gtr, keyb'ds, vcls), Steve Clark (bs), Peter Daltry (keyb'ds, vcls), Danny Bridgman (drms). Band origin: London
21. Tom Northcott - Blackberry Way
taken from the album Upside Downside (UNI 73108) 1971
Line-up incl.: Tom Northcutt (vcls, gtr).
Origin: Vancouver (British Columbia/Canada)
22. Manfred Mann & Mike Hugg - Ski 'Full Of Fitness' Theme
taken from the single
Ski 'Full Of Fitness' Theme/Sweet Baby Jane (SKI 1) 1971
Line-up incl.: Manfred Mann, Mike Hugg. Band origin: London

Get Vol. 3 here

Listen to
Grisby Dyke - The Adventures Of Miss Rosemary LaPage

Listen to The State Of Micky & Tommy - Julian Waits


Anonymous said...

Thankx. Pure education UK 60s music.

Anonymous said...

thanks for your come back

frumious bandersnatch said...

Promising track lists, and I'm really interested in that kind of CDR comps.
It's always a pleasure to visit !

Anonymous said...

Great Music Cool Collections Many Thanks!!!! Bill

Anonymous said...

All richness of British sixties in those beautiful compilations.

Anonymous said...

Este blog es tremendo. Muchas gracias por todo. Thank you.


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Sébastien Desrosiers said...

I've been dying to hear these 3 volumes for years!!! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sébastien Desrosiers said...

After 1st listen, Incredible stuff!

You wouldn't have the Piccadilly Sunshine serie now would you? ; p

Eric said...

vol. 2 is great! haven't listened to the otheres yet! thanks for the posts! really been digging your site.

Anonymous said...

Wow! 3 of the best 60's music comps I've ever heard! Many thanks for posting this :)

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Anonymous said...

Just love British 60s music, and this comp is really great. Thanks for the upload!
Cheers i|°