THE PRETTY THINGS

Albums recorded by The Pretty Things, with release dates and UK CD availability.

 

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The Pretty Things

03/65

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Get The Picture?

12/65

New

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Emotions

05/67

New

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SF Sorrow

12/68

New

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Parachute

06/70

New or Used

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Freeway Madness

12/72

New

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Silk Torpedo

10/74

New

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Savage Eye

05/76

New

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Cross Talk

08/80

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10

Pretty Things 1967-1971 - The Singles A's & B's

03/82

New

11

Live At Heartbreak Hotel

08/84

 

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Out Of The Island

06/88

New or Used

13

The Chicago Blues Tapes 1991
[as The Pretty Things - Yardbirds Blues Band]

10/91

New or Used

14

On Air [BBC recordings]

04/92

New or Used

15

Wine, Women & Whiskey
[as The Pretty Things - Yardbirds Blues Band]

01/94

New

16

A Whiter Shade Of Dirty Water aka Rockin' The Garage
[as The Pretty Things 'n' Mates]

05/94

New

17

Unrepentant - Bloody But Unbowed [compilation]

08/95

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18

The EP Collection [compilation]

06/97

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19

Resurrection [live]

10/98

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Rage Before Beauty

03/99

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The BBC Sessions

09/03

New

22

Balboa Island

09/07

New


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1) THE PRETTY THINGS

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UK Issue
Roadrunner
Judgement Day
13 Chester Street
Big City
Unknown Blues
Mama Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
Honey, I Need
Oh Baby Doll
She's Fine, She's Mine
Don't Lie To Me
The Moon Is Rising
Pretty Thing

US Issue
Big City
Honey I Need
The Moon Is Rising
I Can Never Say
Unknown Blues
Road Runner
Don't Bring Me Down
We'll Be Together
13 Chester Street
Rosalyn
Pretty Things
Judgement Day

UK LP


UK LP


USA LP

Phil May
Brian Pendleton
Viv Prince
John Stax
Dick Taylor

Producer:

Vocals, Harp
Guitar
Drums
Bass, Harp
Guitar

Bobby Graham

2) GET THE PICTURE?

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You Don't Believe Me
Buzz The Jerk
Get The Picture?
Can't Stand The Pain
Rainin' In My Heart
We'll Play House
You'll Never Do It Baby
I Had A Dream
I Want Your Love
London Town
Cry To Me
Gonna Find Me A Substitute


Phil May
Brian Pendleton
Viv Prince
John Stax
Dick Taylor

Producer:

Vocals, Harp
Guitar
Drums
Bass, Harp
Guitar

Bobby Graham

3) EMOTIONS

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Death Of A Socialite
Children
The Sun
There Will Never Be Another Day
House Of Ten
Out In The Night
One Long Glance
Growing In My Mind
Photographer
Bright Lights Of The City
Tripping
My Time


Skip Alan
Wally Allen
Phil May
John Povey
Dick Taylor

Producer:

Drums
Bass, Guitar
Vocals
Keyboards
Guitar

Steve Rowland

4) SF SORROW

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SF Sorrow Is Born
Bracelets Of Fingers
She Says Good Morning
Private Sorrow
Balloon Burning
Death
Baron Saturday
The Journey
I See You
Well Of Destiny
Trust
Old Man Going
Loneliest Person

UK LP


USA LP

Skip Alan
Wally Allen

Phil May
John Povey
Dick Taylor
Twink

Producer:

Drums
Bass, Guitar, Vocals, Wind,
Piano
Vocals
Organ, Sitar, Percussion, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Drums

Norman Smith

5) PARACHUTE

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Scene One
The Good Mr Square
She Was Tall, She Was High
In The Square; The Letter; Rain
Miss Fay Regrets
Cries From The Midnight Circus
Grass
Sickle Clowns
She's A Lover
What's The Use
Parachute


Skip Alan
Wally Allen
Phil May
John Povey
Victor Unitt

Producer:

Drums
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Vocals
Keyboards, Sitar, Vocals
Guitar

Norman Smith

6) FREEWAY MADNESS

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Love Is Good
Havana Bound
Peter
Rip Off Train
Over The Moon
Religion's Dead
Country Road
All Night Sailor
Onion Soup
Another Bowl


Skip Alan
Wally Allen
Stuart Brooks
Don Harper
Gordon Huntley
Phil May
John Povey
Billy Reid
Pete Tolson
Johnny VanDerrick
Peter Willison

Producer:

Drums
Vocal (Track 5)
Bass
Viola
Pedal Steel Guitar
Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Violin
Guitar
Violin
Cello

Asa Jones
(aka Wally Allen)

7) SILK TORPEDO

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Dream
Joey
Maybe You Tried
Atlanta
L.A.N.T.A.
Is It Only Love
Come Home Momma
Bridge Of God
Singapore Silk Torpedo
Belfast Cowboys
Bruise In The Sky


Skip Alan
Gordon Edwards
Jack Green
Phil May
John Povey
Pete Tolson

Producer:

Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Vocals
Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals, Percussion
Guitar, Bass

Norman Smith

8) SAVAGE EYE

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Under The Volcano
My Song
Sad Eye
Remember That Boy
It Isn't Rock 'n' Roll
I'm Keeping
It's Been So Long
Drowned Man
Theme For Michelle


Skip Alan
Gordon Edwards
Jack Green
Phil May
John Povey
Pete Tolson

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Guitar, Bass

Norman Smith

9) CROSS TALK

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I'm Calling
Edge Of The Night
Sea Of Blue
Lost That Girl
Bitter End
Office Love
Falling Again
It's So Hard
She Don't
No Future


Skip Alan
Wally Allen
Phil May
John Povey
Dick Taylor
Pete Tolson

Producer:

Drums
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
Guitar
Guitar

John Astley, Phil Chapman

10) PRETTY THINGS 1967-1971 - THE SINGLES A's & B's

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Defecting Grey
Mr Evasion
Talkin' About The Good Times
Walking Through My Dreams
Private Sorrow
Balloon Burnin'
The Good Mr Square
Blue Serge Blues
October 26
Cold Stone
Summertime
Circus Mind
Stone Hearted Mama





Producer:



11) LIVE AT HEARTBREAK HOTEL

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Big Boss Man
Midnight To Six
King Bee
Honey I Need
Shakin' All Over
Rosalyn
Road Runner
Hey Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
Raining In My Heart
Round 'n' Round
Don't Bring Me Down
Mona (I Need You Baby)

Recorded live on 13 March 1984


John Clark
John Elstar
Kevin Flanagan
Phil May
Joe Shaw
Dick Taylor
David Wiki
Dave Wintour

Producer:

Drums
Harmonica
Saxophone
Vocals
Guitar
Guitar
Keyboards
Bass

Phil May

12) OUT OF THE ISLAND

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Cry To Me
Oh Baby Doll
She's Fine, She's Mine
Get The Picture
Havana Bound
Can't Stop
Loneliest Person/LSD
Private Sorrow
Moon Is Rising
Big City
Cause And Effect
Well Known Blues
You Don't Believe Me
Judgement Day


Bertram Engel
Phil May
Joe Shaw
Steffi Stephan
Dick Taylor
Roelf Ter Veld

Producer:

Drums
Vocals
Guitar
Bass, Tambourine
Guitar
Bass

Bernhard Rössle

13) THE CHICAGO BLUES TAPES 1991

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You Can't Judge The Book
Down In The Bottom
Hush Hush
Can't Hold Out
Spoonful
She Fooled Me
Time Is On My Side
Scratch My Back
Long Tall Shorty
Diddley Daddy
Ain't Got You
Caress Me Baby
Here's My Picture
Chain Of Fools
Don't Start Crying Now

UK LP


USA LP

Chicago Slim
Nanet Franc
Abdul Hakeem
Erwin Helfer
Richard Hite
Rokko Jans
Rick Kreher
Diane Madison
Phil May
Jim McCarty
George Paulus
Studebaker John
Dick Taylor

Producer:

Guitar (Tracks 2,4)
Backing Vocals
Guitar (Tracks 5,14)
Piano (Tracks 2,4,6,9,11)
Bass
Piano (Tracks 7,14)
Guitar (Tracks 3,11)
Backing Vocals
Vocals, Percussion
Drums, Percussion
Backing Vocals (Track 4)
Guitar, Harp
Guitar, Backing Vocals (Track 4)

George Paulus

14) ON AIR

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Don't Bring Me Down
Hey Momma
Midnight To Six Man
Buzz The Jerk
LSD
Big Boss Man
Defecting Grey
Cold Stone
Sickle Clowns
She's A Lover
Cries For The Midnight Circus
Stone Hearted Momma
Summertime
Peter/Rip Off Train
Onion Soup

BBC recordings from 1964 onwards.




Producer:



15) WINE, WOMEN & WHISKEY

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Wine, Women, Whiskey
Sure Look Good To Me
No Questions
The Amble
It's All Over Now
Bad Boy
Spoonful (Bare Bones Remix)
French Champagne
My Back Scratcher
Can't Hold Out (Big City Remix)
Diddley Daddy (Street Corner Remix)
I'm Crying
Gettin' All Wet


Ron De War
The El Dorados
Abdul Hakeem
Erwin Helfer
Richard Hite
Phil May
Jim McCarty
Red Light Stompers
Studebaker John
Dick Taylor
David Trumfio

Producer:

Tenor Saxophone
Backing Vocals (Tracks 2,11)
Guitar
Piano
Bass
Vocals
Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Tuba, Trombone, Trumpet
Guitar, Harp, Vocals
Guitar
String Bass

George Paulus

16) A WHITER SHADE OF DIRTY WATER aka ROCKIN' THE GARAGE

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He's Waitin'
Strychnine
Pushing Too Hard
Kicks
Candy
Louie Louie
96 Tears
Let's Talk About Girls
Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White
I'm A Man
Red River Rock
Midnight To 6 Man '93

Whiter Shade...


Rockin'...

Don Craine
Ben Donnelly
Eddie Edwards
Matthew Fisher
Keith Grant
Steve Hooker
Garrie Lammin
Phil May
Barclay Mckay
Jim McCarty
Tony Oliver
Eddie Phillips
Dick Taylor

Producer:

Guitar (Track 10)
Bass
Drums, Percussion
Keyboards
Bass (Track 10)
Guitar (Track 3)
Backing Vocals
Vocals
Guitar (Tracks 3,4,12)
Drums
Guitar
Guitar (Track 10)
Guitar

Mike Ober

17) UNREPENTANT - BLOODY BUT UNBOWED


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Disc One
Rosalyn
Don't Bring Me Down
Get Yourself Home
Road Runner
Judgement Day
Honey I Need
You Don't Believe Me
Buzz The Jerk
Cry To Me
Midnight To Six Man
LSD
Death Of A Socialite
Growing In My Mind
Defecting Grey
SF Sorrow Is Born
Private Sorrow
Ballon Burning
Old Man Going
Loneliest Person
Scene One
In The Square
The Letter
Rain
Grass
Parachute
October 26 (Revolution)
Summertime




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Disc Two
Peter
Rip Off Train
Havana Bound
Dream/Joey
Bridge Of God
Is It Only Love
Singapore Silk Torpedo
Under The Volcano
Sad Eye
Remember That Boy
It's Been So Long
I'm Calling
Office Love
She Don't
No Future
God Give Me The Strength (To Carry On)

18) THE EP COLLECTION

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Road Runner
Don't Bring Me Down
Big Boss Man
Buzz The Jerk
Sittin' All Alone
Come See Me
London Town
Judgement Day
Progress
We'll Play House
Can't Stand The Pain
Midnight To Six Man
Big City
Get The Picture?
We'll Be Together
Rainin' In My Heart
I Can Never Say
Gonna Find Me A Substitute
Get A Buzz
Me Needing You
Honey I Need
Cry To Me
Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
LSD
A House In The Country
Rosalyn




Producer:



19) RESURRECTION

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SF Sorrow Is Born
Bracelets Of Fingers
She Says Good Morning
Private Sorrow
Balloon Burning
Death
Baron Saturday
The Journey
I See You
Well Of Destiny
Trust
Old Man Going
Loneliest Person

Recorded live in Abbey Road Studio on
6 September 1998 in front of a small invited audience.


Skip Alan
Arthur Brown
David Gilmour
Frankie Holland
(aka Frankie Richard)
Phil May
John Povey

Dov Skipper
Mark St John
Dick Taylor
Wally Waller
(aka Allen Waller)

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Narrator
Guitar
Guitar

Vocals, Percussion
Keyboards, Vocals, Percussion, Sitar
Drums, Percussion
Percussion, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals
Bass, Vocals


David Garland, Mark St John

20) RAGE BEFORE BEAUTY

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Passion Of Love
Vivian Prince
Everlasting Flame
Love Keeps Hanging On
Eve Of Destruction
Not Giviní In
Pure Cold Stone
Blue Turns To Red
Goodbye, Goodbye
Goiní Downhill
Play With Fire
Fly Away
Mony Mony
God Give Me The Strength (To Carry On)



Skip Alan
Nick Brockway
Steve Browning
David Gilmour
Frank Holland
(aka Frankie Richard)
Phil May
John Povey
Nigel Ross-Scott
Ronnie Spector
Mark St John
Dick Taylor
Wally Waller
(aka Allen Waller)
Bob Webb

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Organ, Clavinet
Bass
Guitar
Guitar, Vocals

Vocals, Guitar, Harp
Keyboards, Vocals
Bass
Vocals (Track 13)
Percussion, Vocals
Guitar
Bass, Guitar, Vocals

Guitar

David Garland, Mark St John

21) THE BBC SESSIONS

 
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Disc 1
Big Boss Man
Don't Bring Me Down
Mama Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
Roadrunner
Big City
Midnight To Six Man
Sittin' All Alone
Midnight To Six Man
Buzz The Jerk
LSD
Defecting Grey
Turn My Head
Walking Through My Dreams
Balloon Burning
SF Sorrow Is Born
She Says Good Morning
Send You With Loving
Spring
Sickle Clowns
She's A Lover
Cries From The Midnight Circus
Stone Hearted Mama
Cold Stone
Summertime
Rosalyn
All Night Sailor
Religion's Dead


 
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Disc 2
Havana Bound
Love Is Good
Route 66
Onion Soup/Another Bowl
Route 66
Peter/Rip Off Train
Atlanta
Bridge Of God
Singapore Silk
Torpedo
Come Home Momma
Dream/Joey
Not Only But Also
Big City
Belfast Cowboys/Bruise In The Sky

22) BALBOA ISLAND

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Beat Goes On
Buried Alive
Livin' In My Skin
Blues For Robert Johnson
Pretty Beat
In The Beginning
Mimi
Feel Like Goin' Home
Ballad Of Hollis Brown
Freedom Song
Dearly Beloved
All Light Up
Balboa Island


Skip Alan
James Cheetham
Rupert Cobb
Frank Holland
Phil May
John Povey
Mark St John
Dick Taylor
Duncan Taylor-Jones
Wally Waller
(aka Allen Waller)
Scarlett Wrench

Producer:

Drums, Percussion
Piano, Organ (Track 4)
Trumpet
Guitar, Vocals
Vocals
Keyboards, Harp, Vocals
Drums, Vocals
Guitar, Banjo
Vocals (Track 11)
Bass, Vocals

Vocals

Mark St John