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In January 1969.

In January 1969, “Pye” label released “Revelation”, the debut Man studio album. It was recorded in December 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and at “Langland Hotel” in Swansea, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Mike “Micky” Jones – vocals, lead guitar
  • Deke Leonard(credited as Roger Leonard) – vocals, guitar, harp, piano, percussion
  • Clive John – vocals, organ, piano, guitar
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • Ray Williams – bass
  • John Schroeder – supervision
  • Alan Florence – engineer
  • Malcolm Eade – sound effects

Track listing:

  1. And in the Beginning….. – Roger Leonard
  2. Sudden Life – Roger Leonard, Clive John
  3. Empty Room – Clive John, Ray Williams
  4. Puella! Puella! (Woman! Woman!) – Mike Jones
  5. Love – Roger Leonard
  6. Erotica – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Mike Jones, Jeff Jones, Ray Williams
  7. Blind Man – Roger Leonard
  8. And Castles Rise in Children’s Eyes – Mike Jones
  9. Don’t Just Stand There (Come in Out of the Rain) – Mike Jones
  10. The Missing Pieces – Roger Leonard, Clive John, Martin Ace, Clive Reynolds
  11. The Future Hides its Face – Roger Leonard
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In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Pye” label released “Spare Parts”, the second Status Quo album. It was recorded January – September 1969, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi- guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt- guitar, vocals
  • Alan Lancaster- bass, vocals
  • John Coghlan- drums
  • Roy Lynes- organ, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Face Without a Soul – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  2. You’re Just What I Was Looking for Today – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
  3. Are You Growing Tired of My Love – Anthony King
  4. Antique Angelique – Alan Lancaster, Bob Young
  5. So Ends Another Life – Alan Lancaster
  6. Poor Old Man – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  7. Mind Detector – A. King
  8. The Clown – Alan Lancaster, Bob Young, Paul Nixon
  9. Velvet Curtains – King
  10. Little Miss Nothing – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  11. When I Awake – Alan Lancaster, Bob Young
  12. Nothing at All – Alan Lancaster, Roy Lynes, Bob Young

 

In September 1969.

In September 1969, “Dawn” label released “2 Ozs of Plastic with a Hole in the Middle”, the second Man studio album. It was recorded in 1969, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Micky Jones – lead guitar, vocals
  • Clive John – organ, piano, guitar, vocals
  • Ray Williams – bass, vocals
  • Deke Leonard– guitar, harp, piano, harpsichord, percussion, vocals
  • Jeff Jones – drums, percussion
  • “Plug” – drums
  • Engineers – Howard Barrow, Alan Florence, Brian Humphries
  • Liner notes – Dinnes Cruickshank

Track listing:

  1. Prelude / The Storm – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
  2. It Is As It Must Be – Clive John, Ray Williams
  3. Spunk Box – Clive John, Micky Jones
  4. My Name Is Jesus Smith – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard
  5. Parchment and Candles – Deke Leonard
  6. Brother Arnold’s Red and White Striped Tent – Micky Jones, Deke Leonard

In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Pye” label released “Ma Kelly’s Greasy Spoon”, the third Status Quo studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi- guitar, vocals
  • Rick Parfitt- guitar, vocals
  • Alan Lancaster- bass, guitar, vocals
  • John Coghlan- drums
  • Roy Lynes- organ

Track listing:

  1. Spinning Wheel Blues – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  2. Daughter – Alan Lancaster
  3. Everything – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  4. Shy Fly – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  5. (April) Spring, Summer and Wednesdays – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  6. Junior’s Wailing – Kieran White, Martin Pugh
  7. Lakky Lady – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  8. Need Your Love – Francis Rossi, Bob Young
  9. Lazy Poker Blues – Peter Green, Clifford Adams
  10. Is it Really Me/Gotta Go Home – Alan Lancaster

 

On September 27, 1968.

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On September 27, 1968, “Pye” label released “Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo”the debut Status Quo studio album. It was recorded January – September 1968, at “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by John Schroeder.

Personnel:

  • Francis Rossi- vocals, lead guitar
  • Rick Parfitt- vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alan Lancaster- bass guitar
  • John Coghlan– drums
  • Roy Lynes- vocals, organ

Track listing:

  1. Black Veils of Melancholy – Francis Rossi
  2. When My Mind Is Not Live – Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt
  3. Ice in the Sun – Marty Wilde, Ronnie Scott
  4. Elizabeth Dreams – Marty Wilde, Ronnie Scott
  5. Gentleman Joe’s Sidewalk Café – Kenny Young
  6. Paradise Flat – Marty Wilde, Ronnie Scott
  7. Technicolour Dreams – Anthony King
  8. Spicks and Specks – Barry Gibb
  9. Sunny Cellophane Skies – Alan Lancaster
  10. Pictures of Matchstick Men – Francis Rossi
  11. Sheila – Tommy Roe
  12. Green Tambourine – Paul Leka, Shelley Pinz