THE PRETTY THINGS: Live At The BBC (Vinyl 2LP)

Compiled by the two original members of the band, and sourced from the BBC archives, this Double LP covers numerous songs from the 1960s & 1970s period, including smash hits such as ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’ and ‘Midnight To Six Man’ with later classic album tracks ‘Defecting Grey’, ‘S.F. Sorrow Is Born’, ‘Singapore Silk Torpedo’, ‘Dream / Joey’ and other Pretty Things favorites. These sessions were recorded by the world renowned broadcasting organisation for radio and TV, and this album explores as election of the group’s BBC Radio One output, from popular shows such as 1960s ‘Saturday Club’, ‘Top Gear’, then on to the later ‘Peel Sessions’ and ‘Sounds Of The 70s’, amongst others.

 

SIDE 1 (Mono recordings)

  1. Big Boss Man
  2. Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut
  3. Don't Bring Me Down
  4. Road Runner
  5. Big City

Pretty Things Sessions - Saturday Club, 10/1964

  1. Sitting All Alone
  2. Buzz The Jerk
  3. Midnight To Six Man

Pretty Things Sessions - Saturday Club, 05/1966

 

SIDE 2 (Mono recordings)

  1. L.S.D.

Pretty Things Sessions - Saturday Club, 05/1966

  1. Turn My Head
  2. Defecting Grey
  3. Walking Through My Dreams

Pretty Things Sessions - Top Gear, 03/12/1967

  1. S.F. Sorrow Is Born
  2. She Says Good Morning

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - Top Gear, 17/11/1968

  1. Balloon Burning

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - Top Gear, 21/10/1968

 

SIDE 3 (Mono recordings, except track 3 in Stereo)

  1. Cries From The Midnight Circus

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - BBC Sounds Of The 70s, 11/09/1970

  1. Sickle Clowns

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - BBC Dave Symonds Sounds Of The

70s, 06/07/1970

  1. Peter / Rip Off Train

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - Sounds Of The 70s, 27/08/1973

  1. Cold Stone

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - Top Gear, 15/05/1971

  1. Summertime

Radio One Session / Peel Sessions - Mike Harding, 29/06/1971

  1. Circus Mind

Radio Flashes with Vivian Stanshall, 14/08/1971

 

SIDE 4 (Stereo recordings)

  1. Singapore Silk Torpedo
  2. Bridge Of God

BBC In Concert - John Peel, 06/01/1975

  1. Belfast Cowboys / Bruise In The Sky

BBC In Concert - John Peel, 24/07/1975

  1. Dream / Joey

John Peel, 17/07/1975