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Previously Unknown Song/Recording

24? Jul 1967 Hollywood Sound Recorders
6367 Selma Avenue, Los Angeles, CA90028

A Piece At A Time (demo)
Unknown producer/musicians

1967 Rehearsal Tape Surfaces

23 Sep 1967 Salle de la Cite, Rennes, France (band rehearsal) (8/10)
Group: Le Rock ‘N’ Roll Gang

REF No DATE/LOCATION/TITLE GROUP/MUSICIANS
I’m Going Home (To See My Baby) #1 Bruno Pezzali lg
Hi Lili Hi Lo #1 Christian Jamet rg
Born To Be A Rolling Stone #1 Roger Jamet b
Good Golly Miss Molly Jean Drapier d
Baby Blue Gilles Vignal bv
Rocky Road Blues
Be-Bop-A-Lula
Say Mama
Long Tall Sally
I’m Going Home (To See My Baby) #2
Hi Lili Hi Lo #2
Born To Be A Rolling Stone #2

Master Take Of I Got To Get To You Yet Identified

15 Oct 1958
92 amend entry to 92/19

Scan of disk label
“Rough Ref” pressing label identifies the master take of I Got To Get To You Yet as #19

Unedited Master Take Found On Capitol Rough Reference Pressing

15 Oct 1958
94 Amend entry to read:
94/12 The Night Is So Lonely (complete master take)
94/12 (master edit)

Scan of 78 rpm disk
Scan of disk label
This 45rpm “Rough Ref” pressing labelled In The Nite, lasting 2 minutes 54 seconds, contains the full master take of The Night Is So Lonely recorded on 15 October 1958. The pressing identifies the take as #12. The guitar break on this take was heavily edited by producer Ken Nelson for the issued 2 minutes 28 seconds master.

Joe Meek Recording

Oct/Nov 1963 Joe Meek’s Studio
Amend date to late April 1963
Amend Group to The Jokers
Bob Saunders electric g
Bernie Housley electric g
Clive Crawford b
Johnny Jason sax
Terry Noon d

Add Saxes

17 Oct 1958
Anna Annabelle 100/5 & 100/6 add ** to (complete)

Overdubs

16 Oct 1958
96/8 for (long false start)*** read (incomplete handclap overdub of 96/7)***
96/9 for (long false start)*** read (incomplete handclap overdub of 96/7)***
96/10 for (complete)*** read (handclap overdub of 96/7)***
96/11 for (incomplete)*** read (incomplete handclap overdub of 96/7)***
96/13 for (master take)*** read (master handclap overdub of 96/7)***

98/6 for (long false start)* ** read (incomplete backing vocals overdub of 98/5)* **
98/7 for (incomplete)* ** read (incomplete backing vocals overdub of 98/5)* **
98/8 for (short false start)* ** read (incomplete backing vocals overdub of 98/5)* **
98/9 for (short false start)* ** read (incomplete backing vocals overdub of 98/5)* **
98/10 for (master take)* ** read (master backing vocals overdub of 98/5)* **

Olympic Sound Studio Location

Nov 1963 & Mar/Apr/Jun 1964
Olympic Sound Studio

for 117 Church Road, Barnes, London, UK
read 6-8 Carton Place, London W1, UK

The Rock ‘N’ Roll Singer BBC TV documentary

6/7/8 Nov 1969
6 Tamworth Road, Croydon, Surrey, UK
(Studio Recordings)
Royal York Hotel, 67-69 George Street, Ryde, Isle Of Wight, UK (Live Recordings)
Add Producer: Tony Wheeler

More 1969 Rehearsal Recordings Found

6 Nov 1969 6 Tamworth Road, Croydon, Surrey, UK
Filmed for “The Rock ‘N’ Roll Singer” BBC TV Documentary
Band rehearsal

Amend entry to:

REF No Title
277 Baby Blue (brief excerpt)
I Heard That Lonesome Whistle (complete)
278 I Heard That Lonesome Whistle #2 (complete)
Good Golly Miss Molly (false start)
276 Good Golly Miss Molly (complete)
279 Be-Bop-A-Lula ‘69 (excerpt)

Amended reference numbers will have to be assigned to these recordings and all subsequent recordings in the Second Edition of the book

20 Oct 1958

20 Oct 1958
102/4 amend (complete) to (short false start no vocal)

I’m Gonna Catch Me A Rat #7

10 Jan 1961
Delete 154/7

I Might Have Known #5

20 Oct 1958
102/5 Add (complete)

1960 BBC session recording date

Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 12 Mar 1960)
Amend heading to:
23 Feb 1960 BBC Radio Studio 1, 201 Picadilly, London, UK
Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 12 Mar 1960)
(This places this session after the Boy Meets Girls TV shows following it in the book)

1965 BBC session recording date

7 Aug 1965
Amend heading to:
28 Jul 1965 Jubilee Theatre studio, Sheppard Street, Blackpool, UK
Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 7 Aug ‘65)

1964 BBC session recording date

1 Feb 1964
Amend heading to:
27 Jan 1964 BBC Radio Studio 1, 201 Picadilly, London, UK
Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 1 Feb ‘64)

1963 BBC session recording date #3

7 Dec 1963
Amend heading to:
25 Nov 1963 BBC Radio Studio 1, 201 Picadilly, London, UK
Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 7 Dec ‘63)

1963 BBC session recording date #2

20 Jul 1963
Amend heading to:
6 Jul 1963 BBC Radio Studio 1, 201 Picadilly, London, UK
Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 20 Jul ‘63)

Clifton Simmons on celeste

15 Oct 1958

REF No Title
94 The Night Is So Lonely* **

Clifton Simmons celeste**

10 Jan 1961

Delete entries:
156/7/S 156/8/S 156/9/S 156/10/S 156/11/S 156/12/S
and alter 156/13/S to 156/13/M.

These takes of That’s The Trouble With Love only exist in mono.

1963 BBC session recording date

28 Sep 1963
Amend heading to:
23 Sep 1963 BBC Radio Studio 1, 201 Picadilly, London, UK
Saturday Club radio show (broadcast 28 Sep ‘63)

30 June & 1 July 1966

For 233/1-2/M read 233/1-2/M
(These takes have been released)

3 Jul 1962

Location: EMI Studios, 3 Abbey Road, London, UK
Producer: Norrie Paramor
Group: Charles Blackwell Orchestra & Chorus

REF No Title
181/5/M King Of Fools (false start)
181/6/M King Of Fools (complete)
182/6/M You’re Still In My Heart (complete)

NB It seems reasonable to assume that mono versions of all takes of these titles exist

13/16 Oct ‘58/10 Jan ‘61/Nov ‘63

13 Oct 1958
85/7* amend (master take)* to (master edit of 85/7)*

16 Oct 1958
Amend section to read
95/1-6 as given in book
95/7 (short false start no vocal)
95/8 (short false start)
95/8 (called again) (short false start)
95/9-16 as given in book

10 Jan 1961
For Graham Morrison “Scotty Moore” Turnbull read Graham Morrison “Scotty Turner” Turnbull

11 Jan 1961
For Scotty Moore read Scotty Turner

Nov 1963
For Nov 1963 read 7 Nov 1963
(This places this session before the 14 Nov 1963 session preceding it in the book)