HEEPSTERS MAILING LIST RARITIES 3
DAVID BYRON - THE LOST SONGS

These rare recordings come from several different sources. Most of these have never been officially released on any lp or cd

 

This is a new version of the compilation put together originally in 1998 with some recordings added that weren't included in the original set. There are also lots of more songs from Avenue Records sessions recenty discovered and some of these are included on The Lost Songs Volume II.

Tracks 1 to 12 are taken recordings sessions for Avenue Records from late-60's to early 70's featuring David Byron on lead vocals. These were cover versions of Top 20 hits and were released on numerous EP's & LP's at the time. These are the first recordings surfaced from these sessions.

Tracks 13 to 19 are from two LP's by John Schroeder: You've Made Me So Very Happy & Witchi Tai To, both released in 1971. Byron sings lead vocals on these seven tracks.

Tracks 20 & 21 are b-sides of singles taken from Byron's Baby Faced Killer album. These songs are available only on these vinyl singles, they have never been released on any lp or cd.

Disc two is a bonus disc of David Byron performing with the group Rough Diamond, these are live recordings made in the studio and released only on DVD Classic Heep Live From The Byron Era box set

 

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TRACK LISTING:
 
01. IT'S ALL IN THE GAME 
(Dawes/Sigman, original performer The Four Tops)
02. ALL RIGHT NOW 
(Frazer/Rodgers, original performer Free)
03. I HEAR YOU KNOCKING 
(Bartholomew/King, a Dave Edmunds hit, original performer Gale Force)
04. SUGAR SUGAR 
(Barry/Kim, original performer The Archies)
05. WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) 
(Bristol/Bullock/Fuqua, original performer Junior Walker & The All Stars)
06. HE AIN'T HEAVY, HE'S MY BROTHER 
(Russell/Scott, original performer The Hollies)
07. LET'S WORK TOGETHER 
(Harrison, original performer Canned Heat)
08. UNITED WE STAND 
(Hiller/Simons, original performer Brotherhood Of Man)
09. MONTEGO BAY 
(Barry/Bloom, original performer Bobby Bloom)
10. YOU CAN GET IT IF YOU REALLY WANT 
(Cliff, original performer Desmond Dekker And The Aces)
11. BET YER LIFE I DO 
(Wilson/Brown, original performer Herman's Hermits)
12. QUESTION 
(Hayward, original performer The Moody Blues)
From Avenue Records sessions
 
13. WANNA THANK YOU GIRL
(Schroeder)
14. BACK IN THE U.S.S.R.
(Lennon/McCartney, original performer The Beatles)
15. THE BIRD HAS FLOWN
(Schroeder/King)
16. WITCHI TAI TO
(Pepper/Schroeder)
From Witchi Tai To by John Schroeder
 
17. 25 OR 6 TO 4
(Lamm/Schroeder)
18. SPINNING WHEEL
(Clayton-Thomas/Schroeder)
19. YOU'VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY
(Gordy/Wilson/P.Holloway/B.Holloway)
From You've Made Me So Very Happy by John Schroeder
 
20.  DOWN ON MY LUCK (Byron/Boone)
21.  ALL IN YOUR MIND (Byron/Boone)
David Byron single b-sides
 
 
BONUS DISC: (Rough Diamond Live)
01. ROCK ‘N’ ROLL  (Byron/Britton/Rushent)
02. LOOKING FOR YOU (Byron/Clempson/Butcher)
03. SEASONG (Byron/Clempson)
04. SCARED (Byron/Clempson/Britton/Butcher/Bath)
05. LOCK & KEY (Byron/Clempson)
 
Recorded live in the studio in 1977