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Postby John S Stuart » Thu Jan 19, 2006 5:48 pm

1957
2006 revised & improved, ammended & updated version

Bubblingover Boys: Bosvigo School, Truro, Summer 1957
For Information only - does not exist
Roger Taylor (8 years old)
Bosvigo Primary School, Truro

1959

Hectics: St Peter’s School, Bombay, India
For Information only - does not exist
Farrokh Bulsara piano (13 years old)
St Peters School, Panchgani, Bombay, India

1963

Brian May: Red Special
Brian May (16 years old)
Work commences on homemade “Red Special” guitar c August 1963.

Cousin Jacks: Live Various Gigs, Summer 1963
For Information only - does not exist
Roger Taylor (14 years old)
Various local Truro live gigs for the local Liberal Party

Falcons: Live Various Gigs, Summer 1963
For Information only - does not exist
Roger Taylor (14 years old)
Various local Truro live gigs for the local Liberal Party

1964

Brian May/Dave Dilloway: Unreleased Home Demo Duets I
Summer 1964, Brian's home: 6 Walsham Road, Feltham, London, Brian May (17 years old) and Dave Dilloway guitar/vocal duets.
Wonderful Land - Shadows No: 1 March 1962
Apache’ - Shadows No: 1 July 1960
FBI - Shadows No: 6 February 1961
Flingel Blunt - Shadows No: 5 May 1964
Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard No: 1 December 1962
Windy And Warm - Ventures Surfing 1963
Ram Bunk Shush - Ventures No: 45 March 1961

Brian May/Dave Dilloway: Unreleased Home Demo Duets II
Brian's home: 6 Walsham Road, Feltham, London,
Vocals/ guitar: Brian May, Percussion: Dave Dilloway
Bo Diddley - Buddy Holly No: 4 June 1963

1965

Farrokh Bulsara: Unreleased Brian Fanning, 8mm Colour/Silent Film Footage
Farrokh Bulsara (c19 years old)
Brian Fanning’s, c2minutes 8mm Colour/Silent Film Footage, shot at Isleworth Art College in 1965, shortly after Freddie's arrival in the UK.
Valued at £4,000, eBay on-line auction: Item No 7525561481, 21st June 2005
Film reel is both signed and authenticated by Jeff Fanning.

Brian May: Red Special
Brian May (18 years old)
“Red Special” guitar completed c January/February 1965.

Ad Hoc Trio: Unreleased Live Shepperton Rowing Club Winter 1965
Not a 1984 performance, but rather an ad-hoc trio comprising Brian May (Bass guitar/ vocals), Pete 'Woolly' Hammerton (Guitar/ vocals), Richard Thompson (drums).
Poorest of all 1984/Brian May recordings, Brian plays bass guitar only, but cannot clearly be heard.
Valued £1,000, Christies April 1966.
Brian May Bass guitar
Dancing In The Street - Martha & The Vandellas No: 8 October 1964
Eight Days A Week - Beatles Beatles For Sale 1964
I’m Taking Her Home - Others Oh Yeah - 1964
My Generation - Who No: 2 November 1965

1984: Live Various Gigs, 1965
For Information only - does not exist
St. Mary’s Church, Twickenham 28th October 1965
Girls School, Richmond 04th November 1965

Johnny Quale And The Reaction: Live City Hall, Truro 15 March 1965
For Information only - does not exist
Fourth place, Rock and Rhythm Championship, Truro City Hall.
John “Quale” Grose (vocals), Roger Taylor (15 years old - drums), Michael Dudley (guitar) Richard Penrose (bass), John Snell (saxophone). Transients: Geoff Daniels, Jim Craven, Mike Grose (John's brother).
Shadows, Rolling Stones and pre-Soul covers, especially James Brown and Otis Redding.
By 1967 Roger’s infatuation with Jimi Hendrix leads to psychedelic covers of Cream and Bob Dylan.

Johnny Quale And The Reaction: Live Various Gigs, Truro Summer 1965
For Information only - does not exist
Blue Lagoon, Newquay
Village Hall, St. Just
Gardens, Penzance
Princess Pavilion, Falmouth
Methodist Hall, St Agnes 17th November 1965
Schools Christmas Dance, Truro 27th December 1965

Opposition: Various Live Gigs, 1965
For Information only - does not exist
Line-up: John Deacon (14 years old - guitar/bass), Richard Young (vocals), Clive Castledine (bass April 66), Nigel Bullen (drums).
Transients: Richard Frew, Pete Bart, Ronald Chester, David Williams
Clive Castledine's House, Leicester 25th Sept 1965
Gartree School, Leicester October 1965
Co-operative Hall, Enderby 04th December 1965
Gartree School, Leicester 17th December 1965
Market Harborough, Youth Club, Leicester 31st December 1965

Conviction: Unreleased Home 7” Acetate
Line-up: Ian Harris/Alan Parson/ Barry Mitchell/ Phil Brockton
Written by: Harris/ Parson/ Mitchell/ Brockton
Telephone Blues
Rock Me Baby - B.B King Rock Me Baby 1964

1966

1984: Unreleased Live Thames Rowing Club, Putney, 15 January 1966
Line-up: Brian May (guitar), Dave Dilloway (bass), John Garnham (guitar/vocals), Richard Thompson (drums), Tim Staffell (vocals/harmonica). Transients: John Sanger (piano).
Rehearsals held at Chase Bridge Primary School Hall (next to Twickenham Rugby Stadium).
Cover versions of Yardbirds, Beatles, Rolling Stones, and Spencer Davis Group.
Brian lead vocals on Yesterday harmonies on Help and I'm A Loser.
Rehearsals erased/re-recorded, so few survive.
No 1984 Brian May acetates. (2 x 1984 post-Brian May acetates).
Christie’s Pop And Guitars Auction, Thursday 6th June 1996. Richard Thomson: Lot 148 sold £2,200. (Concert on same reel as below).
Bought by Queen Productions Ltd – John S. Stuart, Record Collector, 11th June 1996.
I'm A Loser - Beatles Beatles For Sale 1964
Help - Beatles No: 1 July 1965
Jack Of Diamonds - Lonnie Donegan No: 14 December 1957
I Wish You Would - Yardbirds BBC Radio 1965
I Feel Fine - Beatles No: 1 December 1964
Little Egypt - Coasters Coastin’ Along 1961
Lucille - Little Richard No: 10 June 1957
Monkey Business - Chuck Berry After School Session 1958
Mojo Working - Muddy Waters At Newport 1960
Walking The Dog - Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog 1964
Heart Full Of Soul - Yardbirds No: 2 June 1965

1984: Unreleased Live Thames Rowing Club, Putney, 29 January 1966
Christie’s Pop And Guitars Auction, Thursday 6th June 1996. Richard Thomson: Lot 148 sold £2,200. (Concert on same reel as above).
Bought by Queen Productions Ltd – John S. Stuart, Record Collector, 11th June 1996.
Bright Lights Big City - Jimmy Reed Bright Lights Big City
Chains - Cookies Carol King Plus
Walking The Dog - Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog 1964
Lucille - Little Richard No: 10 June 1957
Little Rendezvous - Chuck Berry St. Louis To Liverpool 1964
Jack Of Diamonds - Blind Lemon Jefferson
Mojo Working - Muddy Waters At Newport 1960
Little Egypt - Coasters Coastin’ Along 1961
I’m A Man - Bo Diddley
Bye Bye Bird - Sunny Boy Williamson

1984: Unreleased Live Imperial College, 8mm Silent Film, Spring 1966
For Information only – audio does not exist
8mm colour silent film of Imperial College Fancy Dress party.
Very dark - four minutes footage of the party in general, but Brian and his Red Special can be made out – if you know what you are looking for!
Video transfer by Richard Thomson.

1984: Live Molesey, Boat Club, (Summer 1966)
Happy Hendrick’s Polka - Spotnicks 1966

1984: Live Various Gigs, 1966
For Information only - does not exist
R &B Club, Putney, Feltham Summer 1966
Boat Club, Henley 2nd July 1966
White Hart, Southhall Autumn 1966

Brian May: Reference Reel 1964 – 1966
Home Mini-Disc collection of original tracks by original artists.
All material performed live by Brian May/1984 between 1964 – 1966.
Wonderful Land - Shadows No: 1 March 1962
Apache’ - Shadows No: 1 July 1960
FBI - Shadows No: 6 February 1961
Flingel Blunt - Shadows No: 5 May 1964
Bachelor Boy - Cliff Richard No: 1 December 1962
Windy And Warm - Ventures Surfing 1963
Ram Bunk Shush - Ventures No: 45 March 1961
Bo Diddley - Buddy Holly No: 4 June 1963
Dancing In The Street - Martha & The Vandellas No: 8 October 1964
Eight Days A Week - Beatles Beatles For Sale 1964
My Generation - Who No: 2 November 1965
Oh Yeah - Others Oh Yeah 1964
I’m Taking Her Home - Others Oh Yeah 1964
I'm A Loser - Beatles Beatles For Sale 1964
Help - Beatles No: 1 July 1965
Jack O’ Diamonds - Lonnie Donegan No: 14 December 1957
I Wish You Would - Yardbirds BBC Radio 1965
I Feel Fine - Beatles No: 1 December 1964
Little Egypt - Downliners Sect
Lucille - Little Richard No: 10 June 1957
Monkey Business - Yardbirds BBC Radio 1965
Mojo Working - B.B.King
Walking The Dog - Dennisons No: 36 May 1964
Heart Full Of Soul - Yardbirds No: 2 June 1965
Bright Lights Big City - Rolling Stones Bright Lights Big City 1964
Chains - Beatles Please, Please Me 1963
Little Rendezvous - Chuck Berry St. Louis To Liverpool 1964
I’m A Man - Spencer Davis Group No: 9 January 1967
Bye Bye Bird - Moody Blues Go Now! 1965
Yesterday - Beatles Help! 1965
Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty Original version 1998 cover


Brian May: Reference Reel 1964 – 1966 (B)
Home Mini-Disc collection of original tracks by original artists.
All material performed live by Brian May/1984 between 1964 – 1966.

Windy And Warm - Chet Atkins
Monkey Business - Chuck Berry
Mojo Working - Muddy Waters At Newport 1960
Walking The Dog - Rufus Thomas Walking The Dog 1964
Bright Lights Big City - Jimmy Reed Bright Lights Big City
Bright Lights Big City - Animals Animal Tracks 1965
Chains - Cookies No: 50 January 1963
Jack Of Diamonds - Blind Lemon Jefferson
I’m A Man - Bo Diddley
Bye Bye Bird - Sunny Boy Williamson
Route 66 Theme - Nelson Riddle & Orchestra
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group No: 1 December 1965
High Heel Sneakers - Tommy Tucker No: 23 March 1964
I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles No: 1 December 1963
I Should Have Known Better - Beatles
Jump Back - Rufus Thomas
Crazy House - Chuck Berry
Heatwave - Martha & Vandellas 1963
Something's Got A Hold On Me - Beatles
Tired Of Waiting - Kinks No: 1 January 1965
Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly Original version 1998 cover
Does Your Chewing Gum… - Lonnie Donegan Original version


Johnny Quale And The Reaction: Unreleased Sound Studio 7” EP Acetate
Recorded October 1966, Wadebridge, Sound Studios
Buona Sera - Louis Prima Jump Jive An' Wail 1958
Just A little Bit - Undertakers No: 49 April 1964
What's On Your Mind? -
I Go Crazy - Buddy Guy Feels Like Rain 1965

Reaction: Unreleased Sound Studio 7” Acetate
Recorded 23rd November 1966, Wadebridge, Sound Studios
November 1966 Johnny Quale leaves.
New line up is: Roger Taylor (drums & vocals), Michael Dudley (guitar), Richard Penrose (bass) replaced by John Snell (saxophone) later Mike Grose additional guitar
In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett No: 12 September 1965
I Got You - James Brown No: 29 February 1966

Reaction: Live City Hall, Truro, 7 March 1966
For Information only - does not exist
Winners, Rock and Rhythm Championship: Truro City Hall.
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Shirelles
In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett

Reaction: Live Various Gigs, Truro 1966
For Information only - does not exist
Princess Pavilion, Falmouth 08th January 1966
PJ’s, Truro 1966
Blue Lagoon, Newquay 1966

Opposition: Various Live Gigs, 1966
For Information only - does not exist
Co-operative Hall, Enderby 15th January 1966
Village Institute, Countersthorpe 5th February 1966
Youth Club, Narborough 11th February 1966
Constitutional Hall, Wigston 5th March 1966
Village Hall, Evington 11th March 1966

New Opposition: Various Live Gigs, 1966
For Information only - does not exist
Village Hall, Countersthorpe 21st May 1966
Co-operative Hall, Enderby 14th June 1966
Casino Ballroom, Leicester October 1966
Monsell Youth Club, Eyres 6th November 1966
Monsell Youth Club, Eyres 11th November 1966
Youth Club, Market Harborough, Leicester 31st December 1966

Reaction: Reference Reel
Riders in the Sky - Shadows
Just A Little Bit - Rosco Gordon
I Go Crazy - James Brown
Apache - Shadows
FBI - Shadows
Muddy Waters’ blues -
What I Say - Ray Charles
Painter Man - Creation
Mr Pitiful - Otis Reading
Shake - Sam Cooke
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyde
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Shirelles
My Girl - Otis Reading
Down In The Valley - Otis Reading
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Long Tall Sally -
Smokestack Lightning -
She Belongs To Me - Bob Dylan
Desolation Row - Bob Dylan
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Ballad Of A Thin Man - Bob Dylan
Slow Down - Larry Williams
My Generation - Who
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
Fire - Jimi Hendrix
Foxy Lady - Jimi Hendrix
The Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix
Can You See Me - Jimi Hendrix


Opposition: Reference Reel
Classical Gas
Gloria - Them
She’s Not There - Zombies
Heart Full Of Soul - Graham Gouldman


1967

1984: Unreleased Thames Television Studio Demos, 31 March 1967
Recorded Friday 31st March 1967, Thames Television, Broom Lane Studios, Teddington.
Christie’s Pop And Guitars Auction, Thursday 6th June 1996.
Richard Thomson: Lot 151 sold £2,800. Bought by Queen Productions Ltd – John S Stuart, Record Collector, 11th June 1996.
*Tape speed problems due to end of spool wow on master: Dave Dilloway.
Hold On I'm Coming - Sam & Dave
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd No: 50 February 1967
NSU - Cream Fresh Cream 1966
How Can It Be - Birds
Step On Me (Take 1) -
Step On Me (Take 2) -
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix No: 3 March 1967
Our Love Is Drifting - Paul Butterfield Paul Butterfield Blues Band -
1965
Remember - Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced 1967
/Sweet Wine - Cream Fresh Cream 1966
Get Out Of My Life Woman - Lee Dorsey No: 22 February 1966
/Satisfaction - Rolling Stones No: 1 August 1965
*My Girl - Otis Reading No: 11 November 1965

1984: Unreleased Live Imperial College, 13 May 1967
Saturday 13th May 1967. Supporting Jimi Hendrix
Christie’s Pop And Guitars Auction, Thursday 6th June 1996.
Richard Thomson: Lot 147 sold £2,200. Bought by Queen Productions Ltd – John S. Stuart, Record Collector, 11th June 1996.
Cool Jerk - Capitols Dance The Cool Jerk 1966
Respect - Otis Reading Otis Blue: Sings Soul 1966
My Girl - Temptations No: 43 March 1965
Shake - Sam Cooke
Steppin’ Stone - Flies
Keep Me Hanging On - Supremes No: 8 December 1966
Whatcha Going To Do About It - Small Faces
Substitute - Who No: 5 March 1965
How Can It Be - Birds
Dancing In The Street - Martha Reeves No: 28 October 1964
Dream - Everly Brothers No: 1 May 1958
Sha La La La Lee - Small Faces No: 3 February 1966

1984: Unreleased CBS Audition Demo, (September 1967)
Battle Of The Bands competition, Top Rank Club, Croydon. (Upper Cut Club run by Billy Walker).
1984 win with 20 minute set - Brian May on bass guitar.
Event reported in Melody Maker.
Spotted by promoter at London School of Medicine. 1984 invited to participate Christmas On Earth charity showcase.
Submitted to CBS mono audition reel:
Aint That Peculiar - Marvin Gaye Moods Of Marvin Gaye 1966
Crying In The Rain - Everly Brothers No: 6 June 1962

1984: Live School Of Medicine September 1967
For Information only - does not exist
School Of Medicine, London

1984: Christmas On Earth Charity Showcase, Olympia, 23 December 1967
For Information only - does not exist
Christmas On Earth Charity Showcase, Olympia, London. Saturday 23rd December 1967.
High profile/media event. Press records/tapes? 1984 final act 05:00 supporting: Jimi Hendrix, Traffic, Pink Floyd, Herd, and Tyrannosaurus Rex.
So Sad - Everly Brothers No: 4 September 1960
Stone Free - Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced 1967
She’s Gone - Buddy Knox No: 45 August 1962
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd No: 50 February 1967

Brian May: Reference Reel, March – Dec 1967
Home Mini-Disc collection of original tracks by original artists.
All material performed live by Brian May/1984 March – December 1967.
Cool Jerk - Capitols Dance The Cool Jerk 1966
Respect - Otis Reading Otis Blue: Sings Soul 1966
My Girl - Otis Reading No: 11 November 1965
Shake - Sam Cooke
(I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone - Monkees More of the Monkees 1967
Keep Me Hanging On - Supremes No: 8 December 1966
Whatcha Going To Do About It - Doris Troy No: 37 Nov 1964
Substitute - Who No: 5 March 1965
Dream - Everly Brothers No: 1 May 1958
Sha La La La Lee - Small Faces No: 3 February 1966
Aint That Peculiar - Marvin Gaye Moods Of Marvin Gaye - 1966
Crying In The Rain - Everly Brothers No: 6 June 1962
So Sad - Everly Brothers No: 4 September 1960
Stone Free - Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced 1968
She’s Gone - Buddy Knox No: 45 August 1962
Hold On I’m Coming - Sam & Dave
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd No: 50 February 1967
NSU - Cream Fresh Cream 1966
How Can It Be - Birds
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix No: 3 March 1967
Our Love Is Drifting - Paul Butterfield Band Paul Butterfield Blues… 1965
Remember - Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced - 1968
Sweet Wine - Cream Fresh Cream 1966
Get Out Of My Life Woman - Lee Dorsey No: 22 February 1966
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones No: 1 August 1965
Slow Down - Beatles Original version 1998 cover
One Rainy Wish - Jimi Hendrix Original version 1996 cover
My Girl - Temptations
Maybe Baby - Buddy Holly Original version 1998 cover
Does Your Chewing Gum… - Lonnie Donegan Original version


Left Handed Marriage: Unreleased Manor Road Studio Acetate, 4 April 1967
Recorded Tuesday 4th April 1967, Manor Road Studios, Twickenham
Give Me Time
She Was Once My Friend
Yours Sincerely
Sugar Lump Girl

Left Handed Marriage: Unreleased EMI Abbey Road Studio Acetate, 28 June 1967
Recorded Wednesday 28th June 1967, Abbey Road Studios, St John's Wood, London
I Need Time
She Was Once My Friend

Left Handed Marriage: Crazy Chain CD Regent Sound, 31 July 1967
Recorded Monday 31st July 1967, Regent Sound Studios.
Tracks from this session included on the 1993 Crazy Chain CD
I Need Time
She Was Once My Friend
She Was Once My Friend (Edit Version)
Appointment

Reaction: Live Various Gigs, Truro 1967
For Information only - does not exist
Flamingo Ballroom Redruth (supporting Wishful Thinking) 07th January 1967
Penmare Hotel, Hayle (billed as Fabulous Reaction) 24th February 1967
Flamingo Ballroom, Redruth 03rd March 1967
Princess Pavilion, Falmoth (supporting Charades) 04th March 1967
Penmare Hotel, Hayle 10th March 1967
Blue Lagoon, Newquay (supporting Chris Lamb) 11th March 1967
Penmare, Hayle 31st March 1967
Country Grammar School, Truro 21st April 1967
Hayle Penmare Hotel, Cornwall 29th April 1967
Skating Rink, Camborne 04th May 1967
Skating Rink, Camborne 27th May 1967
Beach, Perranporth 29th July 1967
Village Hall, St. Just 31st July 1967
Pennace Hotel, Hayle 10th November 1967
Lodge Raven Youth Club, Thurnby 21st December 1967

Reaction: Unreleased Live, (Post-June 1967)
Game Of Love - Wayne Fontana No: 2 February 1965
Hey Mama – Keep Your Big Mouth Shut - Peter Green
Whatcha Gonna Do About It - Doris Troy No: 37 Nov 1964
Slow Down - Beatles 1964
Respect - Aretha Franklin No: 10 June 1967
I Got You - James Brown No: 29 February 1966
It’s Gonna Work Out Fine - Manfred Mann
Land Of 1,000 Dances - Wilson Pickett No: 22 September 1966

New Opposition: Various Live Gigs, 1967
For Information only - does not exist
Tennis Club, Leicester 13th January 1967

Opposition: Set list, c1967
Opposition setlist as displayed in the photographic pages - Queen: The Early Years by Mark Hodkinson.
You Don't Know
Going To A Go-Go
Meeting Over Yonder
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Heat Wave
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd No: 50 February 1967
Hold On I'm Coming - Sam & Dave
Something You Got
See Saw
Something About You
I'll Be Doggone
Can't Help Myself
Dancing In The Street - Martha Reeves No: 28 October 1964
Headline News
Emergency 999
It's Growing
Ride Your Pony
Land Of 1,000 Dances - Wilson Pickett No: 22 September 1966
Key To Love

Opposition: Various Live Gigs, 1967
For Information only - does not exist
USAF Base, Molesworth January 1967
Boys Club, New Parks 12th February 1967
Antiquity Club, Churchgate 25th February 1967
De Montfort Hall, Leicester (cancelled) 3rd March 1967
Roundhills Youth Centre, Thurmaston, Leicester 10th March 1967
Boys Club, New Parks 18th March 1967
Kirby Lane Community Centre, Melton Mowbray 31st March 1967
Beaumont Keys 23rd April 1967
Boys Club, New Parks 30th April 1967
Royal Oak, Wigston 01st July 1967
Club, Evington 04th November 1967
Boys Club, Witterworth 10th November 1967
Zodiac 67 Club, Leicester 11th November 1967
Raven Youth Club, Thurnby Lodge 21st December 1967


1968

Reaction: Live Summer Coast Sound Experience, Truro, 7 July 1968
For Information only - does not exist
Summer Coast Sound Experience, Perranporth Beach

Smile: Live Various Gigs Summer, 1968
For Information only - does not exist
Line up: Tim Staffel (Vocals/harmonica), Brian May (Guitar/vocals), Roger Taylor (drums) and Chris Smith (Keyboards) form Smile.
Transients: Pete Edmunds: (Roadie)
PJ’s, Truro
Flamingo Ballroom, Redruth
Imperial College, London

Smile: Live Imperial College, London, 26 October 1968
For Information only - does not exist
Saturday 26th October 1968. Imperial College
Line-up: Tim Staffel (Vocals/harmonica), Brian May (Guitar/vocals), and Roger Taylor (drums)
Transients: Chris Smith (Organ/backing Vocals), John Harris (keyboards until 26.02.1969)
Supporting: Troggs
Toccata And Fugue In D Minor J.S. Bach
Can’t Be So Sad Moby Grape

Smile: Unreleased Pye 7” Acetate
Recorded winter 1968, De Lane Lea Studios, Wembley.
Line-up: Tim Staffel (Vocals/harmonica), Brian May (Guitar/vocals), and Roger Taylor (drums)
Produced by Terry Yeadon & Geoff Glover
Step On Me - 1984 Thames Television Studio 1967
Polar Bear -

Smile: White Queen Home Demo, Winter 1968
Brian May writes Smile version of White Queen (originally about a blind girl).
Brian retains original home demo, but never officially recorded. –
White Queen - May Demo 1968

Opposition: Various Live Gigs, 1968
For Information only - does not exist
Dog & Gun, Thurlaston 6th January 1968
Casino Ballroom, Leicester 12th January 1968
Country Arms, Blaby 27th January 1968
Royal Oak, Wigston 9th February 1968
Youth Club, Lutterworth 16th February 1968
Dog & Gun, Thurlaston 17th February 1968
Roundhills Youth Centre, Thumaston 23rd February 1968
Youth Club Hall, Kibworth 24th February 1968
Royal Oak, Wigston 01st March 1968
Country Arms, Blaby 02nd March 1968

Art: Various Live Gigs, 1968
For Information only - does not exist
Gartree School, Oadby 16th March 1968
Youth Club, Lutterworth 29th March 1968
St Neots Spring 1968
Kettering Spring 1968
Village Hall, Billesden 28th April 1968
Village Hall, Kibworth 11th May 1968
Melton Mowbray Summer 1968
Gartree School, Leicester 17th December 1968

Three Jays: Unreleased Amateur Studio Demo Tapes
Line-up, Jill Johnson (Roger’s girlfriend - vocals/ guitar)
Unreleased: Amateur Studio Demo Tapes
Produced/Backing vocals Roger Taylor
(1969: Changed name to Famous Jug Band)

1969

Smile: Live Various Gigs, 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Athletic Club, Richmond February 1969
Imperial College, London 15th March 1969
PJ’s, Truro 29th March 1969

Revolution Club, London 19th April 1969
Discovered by US producer Lou Reizner, Mercury Records, Revolution Club, London.

Truro July 1969
Mercury Record Label Showcase Gig, Marquee, London December 1969

Smile: Live ...Unmarried Mother & Child, Royal Albert Hall, 27 February 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Wednesday 26th February 1969, Royal Albert Hall, London.
Supporting: Free, Joe Cocker, Spooky Tooth, and Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.
Transmitted Live BBC Radio One, compered by John Peel, but not recorded.
Filmed as 8mm B & W silent film.
If I Were A Carpenter - Tim Harding
Earth - Smile Trident Studios 1969
Mony Mony - Tommy James No: 1 June 1968
See What A Fool I've Been -
(Video extract released Queen: Champions Of The World video)

Smile: Earth/ Step On Me
Recorded June 1969, Trident Studios. Produced by John Anthony (Queen)
US 7” Mercury Promo
Earth -
Step On Me - 1984 Thames Television Studio 1967

Smile: Ghost Of A Smile CD/ Getting’ Smile LP
Recorded August 1969, De Lane Lea Studios, Wembley. Produced by Fritz Freyer
Release Earth/ Step On Me 7” promo US only.
Mercury 72977 October 1982
Mercury Records officially release Japanese Gettin Smile mini-LP
April Lady
Polar Bear - Smile De Lane Lea Studios Winter 1968
Blag
Doing All Right
Earth - Smile Trident Studios June 1969
Step On Me - Smile Trident Studios June 1969
1984 Thames TV Studio March 1967
Blag (semi-stereo version) Unreleased

Roger Taylor/Smile: Reference Reel, 1966 – 1969
Home Mini-Disc collection of original tracks by original artists.
All material performed live by Roger Taylor/Reaction/Smile 1966 – 1969.
Buona Sera - Louis Prima Jump Jive An' Wail 1956
Just A little Bit - Undertakers No: 49 April 1964
I Go Crazy - Buddy Guy Feels Like Rain 1965
In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett No: 12 Sept 1965
I Got You James Brown No: 29 Feb 1966
Game Of Love - Wayne Fontana No: 2 Feb 1965
Hey Mama - Keep Your Big Mouth Shut - Peter Green
Whatcha Gonna Do About It - Doris Troy No: 37 Nov 1964
Slow Down - Beatles 1964
Respect - Aretha Franklin No: 10 June 1967
It’s Gonna Work Out Fine - Manfred Mann
Land Of 1,000 Dances - Wilson Pickett No: 22 Sept 1966
If I Were A Carpenter - Karaoke No: 9 Oct 1966
Mony Mony - Tommy James No: 1 June 1968
Toccata - Sky
Keep-A-Knocking - Little Richard Greatest Hits 1998 Cover
Masters Of War - Bob Dylan Freewheelin’ 1984 Cover
Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group Original version 1984 Cover
Foxy Lady - Jimi Hendrix Greatest Hits 1990 Cover
I Wanna Testify - Parliaments Original version 1997 Cover


Ibex: Unreleased Live Sink Club, Liverpool, 9 September 1969
I'm So Glad/ - Cream Fresh Cream 1966
Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 1969
Rain - Beatles Paperback Writer 1966
We're Going Wrong - Cream Disraeli Gears 1967
Rock Me Baby/ - Jeff Beck
Stone Free (So Sweet To Get Away) - Jimi Hendrix
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley No 1: January 1958
Crossroads - Cream Wheels of Fire 1968
Vagabond Outcast - Ibex/Wreckage Original
I’m Going Home - Ten Years After Woodstock

Ibex: Live Octagon Theatre Bolton, 23 August 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Line-up: Farrokh Bulsara (vocals), Mike Bersin (guitar), John "Tupp" Taylor (bass, flute), Mick "Miffer" Smith (drums).
Transients: Geoff Higgins (Bass), Richard Thomson (drums). Manager: Ken Testi
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley No 1: January 1958

Ibex: Live Various Gigs, 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Open Air Festival, Queens Park, Bolton 24th Aug 1969
Technical College, St Helens Autumn 1969
Wade Deacon Grammar School For Girls, Widnes Winter 1969

Wreckage: Unreleased Home Demos, Freddie’s Flat, Barnes, 1969
Christie’s Pop And Guitars Auction, Thursday 6th June 1996.
Richard Thomson: Lot 153 sold £4,800.
Bought by Queen Productions Ltd – John S. Stuart, Record Collector, 11th June 1996.
Green (Rehearsals & Versions)

Wreckage: Live Ealing College, 26 October 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Farrokh Bulsara (vocals), Mike Bersin (guitar), Tupp Taylor (bass), Richard Thompson (drums). Handwritten letter Farookh Bulsara. (Reprinted Miller’s Rock And Pop Memorabilia by Stephen Murdoch).
Green - Home Demos Freddie’s Flat Barnes 1969
Without You - Fleetwood Mac English Rose 1969
Blag-A-Blues - Wreckage Original
Cancer On My Mind -
(Originally Priestess) Wreckage Original

Wreckage: Live Ealing College, London, 31 October 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Live Ealing College, London 31st October 1969.
Cancer On My Mind - Wreckage Original
Vagabond Outcast - Ibex/Wreckage Original
FEWA
(Feelings Ended Worn Away) -
Wreckage Original
Without You - Fleetwood Mac English Rose 1969
One More Train - Wreckage Original
Lover -
(Queen Remake as Liar) Wreckage Original
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley No 1: January 1958
Crossroads - Cream Wheels of Fire 1968
1983 - Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland 1968
Rain - Beatles Paperback Writer 1966
We’re Going Wrong - Cream Disraeli Gears 1967
Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 1969
Boogle - Wreckage Original
Universal Theme - Wreckage Original
Blag-A-Blues - Wreckage Original
Green - Wreckage Original Home Demos 1969
Rock Me Baby - Jimi Hendrix
Let Me Love You- Jeff Beck Truth 1968

Wreckage: Live Various Gigs, November 1969
For Information only - does not exist
Imperial College, London 05th November 1969
Liverpool 14th November 1969
Wade Deacon Grammar School For Girls, Widnes 24th November 1969
Rugby Club, Richmond November 1969
College Of St. Martin & St. John November 1969
Ealing College November 1969
Hall Fulham November 1969

Freddie Mercury: Reference Reel, 1969
Home Mini-Disc collection of original tracks by original artists.
Material performed live by Freddie Mercury/Ibex/Wreckage 1969.
I'm So Glad/ - Cream Fresh Cream 1966
Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin 1969
Rain - Beatles Paperback Writer 1966
We're Going Wrong - Cream Disraeli Gears 1967
Rock Me Baby - Jimi Hendrix
So Sweet (Got To Get Away)
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley No 1: January 1958
Crossroads - Cream Wheels of Fire 1968
I’m Going Home - Ten Years After Woodstock
Let Me Love You - Jeff Beck Truth 1968
1983 - Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland 1968


Art: Live Various Gigs, 1969
For Information only - does not exist
West End Ballroom, Coalville 11th January 1969
Rugby Club, Hinckley 18th January 1969
Community Centre, Muxloe 25th January 1969
Village Hall, Kibworth 01st February 1969
Village Hall, Bedford 08th February 1969
Rugby Club, Tyers 15th February 1969
Youth Club, Great Glen August 1969

Conviction: Unreleased US Mercury Earth Acetate LP
Recorded January 10 1969 De Lane Lea Studios.
Written by: Harris/ Parsons/ Mitchell/ Brockton
Miseducation
Sea Of Faces
Earthworm
Rain On The Roof
Something Above Us
Blues Tattoo
Don't See You Much
In The Land Of The Blind
Angel Of Death
Song To Katherine

Famous Jug Band: Sunshine Possibilities UK LP
Original LP released on EMI/ Liberty label. 1969
Line-up: Henry Bartlett (vocals/ percussion/ jug), Pete Berryman (guitar/ vocals), Clive Palmer (dulcimer/ guitar/ vocals), Jill Johnson (vocals/ guitar).
Produced/Backing vocals Roger Taylor.
CD Re-released 1999 Wooden Hill Recordings Ltd.
Sunshine Possibilities Hill CD 25
Can’t Stop Thinking About It
Nickolson Sq.
He Never Came Back
A Leaf Must Fall
Shaky Train Blues
Only Friend I Own
Black Is The Colour
Saro Jane
Train On The Island
The Main Thing
Breakfast Blues
Sunshine Possibilities

CD Extra Tracks: God Knows
Chameleon

Famous Jug Band: Chameleon UK LP
Chameleon (Liberty)
Original LP released on EMI/ Liberty label 1970.
Produced/Backing vocals Roger Taylor
Sunshine Possibilities CD Extra Tracks:
God Knows
Chameleon
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Postby The Doctor » Thu Jan 19, 2006 7:34 pm

Excellent stuff John.

Is it not true that there is a recording of The Hectics? I thought I heard of one being at an auction several years ago.
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Postby John S Stuart » Fri Jan 20, 2006 5:19 am

PieterMC wrote:Excellent stuff John.

Is it not true that there is a recording of The Hectics? I thought I heard of one being at an auction several years ago.



Ssshhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!
What tape? 8)
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Postby Erin » Fri Jan 20, 2006 4:42 pm

How I'd love to hear that non-existent tape!
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Postby The Doctor » Fri Jan 20, 2006 6:28 pm

You can't. It does not exist. :D
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Postby Lino » Sun Jan 22, 2006 11:00 pm

What about the recording we can hear in Untold Story, when they show The Hectics live?
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Postby John S Stuart » Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:41 am

Lino wrote:What about the recording we can hear in Untold Story, when they show The Hectics live?


Sorry, but that is a re-creation and is not authentic.
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Postby Lino » Mon Jan 23, 2006 12:48 am

John S Stuart wrote:
Lino wrote:What about the recording we can hear in Untold Story, when they show The Hectics live?


Sorry, but that is a re-creation and is not authentic.


I know that the video is a recreation, but the audio sounds original...
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Postby John S Stuart » Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:05 am

Lino wrote:
John S Stuart wrote:
Lino wrote:What about the recording we can hear in Untold Story, when they show The Hectics live?


Sorry, but that is a re-creation and is not authentic.


I know that the video is a recreation, but the audio sounds original...


Perhaps, but the audio is a re-creation also - sorry
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Postby Isis » Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:03 pm

Wow impressive John - thanks for all that info excellent work!
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