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Performer: Various
Genre: Rock / Pop music
Title: History Of British Rock, Volume II
Country: US
Released: 1974
FLAC version ZIP size: 1586 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1108 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1963 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 131
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There are a couple of holdovers from 1965 on British Invasion: History of British Rock, Vol. 4, such as Gerry & the Pacemakers' "Ferry Cross the Mersey," but by and large the disc finds the British Invasion branching out as the second wave begins and the first wave finds new styles. There are more classic hits on this volume than any disc since the first, and the lesser-known cuts here are just as interesting.

Live Cream Volume II is the second live album by the British rock band Cream, released in March 1972 by Polydor Records (Atco Records in the US). This album contains six tracks recorded at various performances from 9 March to 4 October 1968.

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Release group information. Artist: Various Artists. Type: Album + Compilation.

LABEL: 1976 Sire records double album release 2P 6547. BB FFSS CS 6205 Ansermet/OSR French Overtures 1E1E NM.

This album really is a glorious celebration of everything that was great about rock music at the tail end of the 60s. An absolute classic. Pussy - Pussy Plays (Morgan Blue Town, 1969). Human Beast - Volume One (Deram, 1970). An often introspective album that drifts from heavy to surreal and various other places in-between. Mystic Man is a wah-wah odyssey featuring an other-worldly spoken mid-section over ritualistic percussion and backwards effects. Brush With The Midnight Butterfly has a seriously heavy Sabbath-type riff interspersed with free-form rhythms. A true gem of British underground music from the period, Comus were neither prog nor psych, but more dark folk. Listening to First Utterance is like entering a different and strange world. The lyrics of Roger Wootton are very visual in a nightmarish, almost medieval way.

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A1 Beatles* Ain't She Sweet
Written-By – Jack Yellin*, Milton Ager
2:10
A2 Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas Bad To Me
Written-By – Paul McCartney/John Lennon*
2:19
A3 Peter & Gordon I Go To Pieces
Written-By – Del Shannon
2:18
A4 Cilla Black You're My World
Written-By – Carl Sigmund*, Gino Paoli, Umberto Bindi
2:35
A5 Dave Clark Five* Bits And Pieces
Written-By – Dave Clark, Mike Smith
1:58
A6 Searchers* Love Potion #9
Written-By – Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller*
2:06
A7 Gerry & The Pacemakers Ferry Cross The Mersey
Written-By – Gerry Marsden
2:20
B1 Kinks* All Day And All Of The Night
Written-By – Ray Davies
2:21
B2 Donovan Colours
Written-By – Donovan Leitch*
2:47
B3 Rod Stewart Little Miss Understood
Written-By – Michael D'Abo*
3:36
B4 Sandie Shaw Girl Don't Come
Written-By – Chris Andrews
2:10
B5 Hollies* Bus Stop
Written-By – Graham Gouldman
2:54
B6 Chad & Jeremy A Summer Song
Written-By – David Stuart*, Clive Metcalfe, Keith Noble
2:35
B7 Manfred Mann The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)
Written-By – Bob Dylan
2:51
C1 Tremeloes* Silence Is Golden
Written-By – Bob Gaudio/Bob Crewe*
3:05
C2 Troggs* With A Girl Like You
Written-By – Reg Presley
2:08
C3 Dusty Springfield Wishin' And Hopin'
Written-By – Burt Bacharach/Hal David*
2:55
C4 Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Written-By – Van Morrison
3:06
C5 Cream Sunshine Of Your Love
Written-By – Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Peter Brown*
4:09
C6 Small Faces Lazy Sunday
Written-By – Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriot*
3:04
C7 Who* Call Me Lightning
Written-By – Pete Townshend
2:21
D1 Badfinger Come And Get It
Written-By – Paul McCartney
2:19
D2 Bee Gees Massachusetts
Written-By – Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb*
2:24
D3 Elton John Lady Samantha
Written-By – Elton John/Bernie Taupin*
3:03
D4 Deep Purple Hush
Written-By – Joe South
4:23
D5 Julie Driscoll With Brian Auger & The Trinity* This Wheel's On Fire
Written-By – Bob Dylan, Rick Danko
3:38
D6 Arthur Brown Fire
Written-By – Arthur Brown, Vincent Crane
2:51
D7 Thunderclap Newman Something In The Air
Written-By – John Keene*
3:55

Notes

Album title on cover is: History Of British Rock Vol. 2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SASH-3705/2, SASH-3705-2 Various History Of British Rock Vol. 2 ‎(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Sire, Sire SASH-3705/2, SASH-3705-2 US 1974
3705-N Various History Of British Rock Vol. 2 ‎(8-Trk, Album, Comp) Sire 3705-N US 1974
SASH-3705/2 Various History Of British Rock Volume II ‎(2xLP, Comp, TP) Columbia Record Productions SASH-3705/2 US 1974
SASH-3705/2, SASH-3705-2 Various History Of British Rock Volume II ‎(2xLP, Comp, Promo) Sire, Sire SASH-3705/2, SASH-3705-2 US 1974