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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Various Refers
THE PRETTY THINGS
Dartford, GB
*  1963

Line-Up (2017):

Phil May - voc
Dick Taylor - g
Frank Holland - g
George Woosey - bg
Jack Greenwood - ds

Former Members:

Brian Pendleton (g, 1963-cca 1964); Victor Unitt (g, 1970-?); Pete Tolsen (g,voc, 1970-76, 1980-81); Joe Shaw (g, 1984-?)

John Stax (bg, 1963-cca 1964); Wally Allen (bg, 1967-72, 9/78-1981, 1995-cca 3/99); Stuart Brooks (bg,voc, 1972-75); Jack Green (bg,voc, 1975-76); Dave Wintour (bg, 1984-?); Rolf Ter Veld (bg, cca 1988); Glen Matlock (bg,voc, 1989); Steve Browning (bg, 1989); Richard Hite (bg, 1991-?)

John Povey (p, 1967-76, 9/78-1981, 1995-cca 3/99); Gordon Edwards (kb, cca 1974-1976); Bob Webb (kb,voc, 1989-?)

Viv Prince (ds, 1964-11/65); Skip Alan (ds, 12/65-1967, cca 1970-1976, 9/78-1981, 1995-cca 3/99); Mitch Mitchell (ds, 1967); Bobby Graham (ds, 1967); Twink (ds, 1967); John Clark (ds, 1984-?); Bertram Engel (ds, cca 1988); Mark St.John (ds,bg,voc, 1989-?); Jim McCarty (ds, 1991-?)

Kevin Flanagan (sax, 1984-?)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.We'll Be Together3/1965 Fontana6
2.Get The Picture?12/1965 Fontana
3.We Want Your Love1967
4.Electric Banana1967
5.Emotions5/1967 Fontana
6.More Electric Banana1968
7.Greatest Hits1968 Phonogram
8.S. F. Sorrow12/1968 Harvest
9.Even More Electric Banana1969
10.Parachute6/1970 43
11.Attention1971
12.Freeway Madness12/1972 Warner Bros
13.Hot Licks1973
14.Silk Torpedo11/1974 Swan Song
15.Mutton Dagger1975
16.Real Pretty
(2LP)
6/1975 Harvest
17.Greatest Hits 1964-196711/1975 Philips
18.Savage Eye02.01.1976Swan Song/Atlantic
19.Vintage Years
(2LP)
1976 Sire
20.The Singles A's And B's18.11.1977EMI
21.Live1978
22.The Return Of The Electric Banana1978
23.Electric Banana - The Seventies1979 Butt
24.Cross Talk8/1980 RCA
25.Reverse Logic1981
26.The Pretty Things 1967-19713/1982 See For Miles
27.1967/19711983
28.Let Me Hear The Choir Sing6/1984 Edsel
29.Get A Buss1984
30.Live At Heartbreak Hotel8/1984 Big Beat
31.Closed Restaurant Blues2/1986 Bam Caruso
32.Cries From The Midnight Circus5/1986 Harvest
33.Out Of The Island6/1988 In-Akustik
34.Chicago Blues Tape 199110/1991 Demon
35.On Air4/1992 Band Of Joy
36.Wine, Women & Whiskey2/1994 Demon
37.Midnight To 63/1994 Spectrum
38.A Whiter Shade Of Dirty Water5/1994 Kingdom
39.Unrepentant - Bloody But Unbowed
(2CD)
10/1995 Fragile
40.Resurrection16.02.1999
41.Rage Before Beauty08.03.1999Lupus
42.Latest Writs Greatest Hits - The Best Of Pretty Things2/2000 Snapper Music
43.Psychedelic Years, 1966-197021.05.2002Recall
44.The BBC Sessions25.11.2003Repertoire
45.Come See Me: The Very Best of the Pretty Things20.04.2004Sony
46.Resurrection20.07.2004JVC
47.Still Unrepentant25.01.2005Snapper Music Group
48.Balboa Island07.08.2007Zoho Music
49.SF Sorrow: Live at Abbey Road04.05.2010Snapper
50.Rockin' the Garage19.10.2010Floatin' World
51.The Chicago Blues Tapes 199110.05.2011Floating World
52.Introducing the Pretty Things21.05.2013Recall
53.Bouquets from a Cloudy Sky: The Complete Pretty Things Collection23.02.2015Snapper
54.The Sweet Pretty Things (Are in Bed Now, Of Course)10.07.2015Repertoire
55.Live at Rockpalast19.08.2016Repertoire
56.Live at the BBC30.09.2016Repertoire

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Rosalyn / Big Boss Man6/1964 Fontana41
2.Don't Bring Me Down / We'll Be Together10/1964 Fontana8
3.Pretty Things EP12/1964 Fontana
4.Honey I Need / I Can Never Say2/1965 Fontana10
5.Cry To Me / Judgement Day7/1965 Fontana28
6.Rainin' In My Heart EP05.11.1965Fontana
7.Midnight To Six Man / Can't Stand The Pain17.12.1965Fontana46
8.On Film EP1/1966 Fontana
9.Come And See Me / Ľ.s.d.01.04.1966Fontana43
10.A House In The Country / Me Needing You01.07.1966Fontana50
11.Progress / Buzz In The Jerk12/1966 Fontana
12.Children / My Time4/1967 Fontana
13.Defecting Graves / Mr. Evasion11/1967 Columbia
14.Talkin' About The Good Times / Walking Through My Dreams2/1968 Columbia
15.Private Sorrow / Ballroom Burning11/1968 Columbia
16.Rosalyn / Don't Bring Me Down6/1969 Fontana
17.The Good Mr. Square / Blue Serge Blues4/1970 Harvest
18.October 26 / Cold Stone10/1970 Harvest
19.Stone Hearted Mama / Summertime / Circus Mind07.05.1971Harvest
20.Over The Moon / Havana Bound01.12.1972Warner Bros
21.Silk Torpedo9/1974 Swan Song
22.Is It Only Love20.12.1974Swan Song
23.I'm Keeping ... / Atlanta09.05.1975Swan Song
24.Joey / Come Home Momma08.08.1975Swansong
25.Sad Eye / Remember That Boy30.01.1976Swan Song
26.Remember That Day / It Isn't Rock'n'Roll
(v USA)
4/1976 Swan Song
27.Tonight / It Isn't Rock And Roll21.05.1976Swansong
28.I'm Calling / Sea Of Blue8/1980 Warner Bros
29.Falling Again10.10.1980WEA
30.Don't Bring Me Down / Honey I Need7/1982 Old Gold
31.Eve Of Destruction / Goin' Downhill9/1989 Trax
32.Havana Bound / Religion's Dead1994 Medicine
33.All Light Up EP28.09.1999Snapper

Various:

disbanded 6/1976
reunited 8/1978
disbanded 1981
reunited 1984
reunited 11/1998

Kevin Flanagan:

appeared on the LP:

Roger Waters: The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking (8.5.84, Harvest)

Press References:

Big Beng!
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1999804.03.199925Forum kritikumalbum review
19991018.03.199916interview
2000424.02.20007Infokus
2000424.02.200045Forum kritikumalbum review
Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1973903.03.197319interview
19744112.10.197427
19744616.11.197444Albumsalbum review
19751115.03.197526Caught In The Actgig review
19752124.05.197516Singlessingle review
1976531.01.19763Singlessingle review
19761327.03.197629Albumsalbum review
19762015.05.19763Singlessingle review
19762626.06.19765
19803611.10.198025Singlessingle review
New Musical Express
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1965026.11.19659News
1965003.12.19656News
1965024.12.19654Singlessingle review
1966028.01.196610Interviewinterview
1966022.04.19664Singlessingle review
1966001.07.19664Singlessingle review
1974023.11.197419Albumsalbum review
1974007.12.197411Thrills
1975004.01.197527On The Towngig review
1975006.12.197522Plattersalbum review
1976010.01.197615Plattersalbum review
1976010.01.197626On The Town - Great British Musicgig review
1976022.05.197613Plattersalbum review, single review
1976019.06.19763News Desk
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1995711.04.199528Recenzealbum review
19951220.06.19956Galerie
19994 44interview
19994 105Recenze - Novinkyalbum review
20045 84Vykopávkyalbum review