November 26, 2020

1965-66

 

MONO

1.     Out In The Street (2:34)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

2.     I Don’t Mind (2:38)
(James Brown)
Recorded: 12th-14th April, 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

3.     The Good’s Gone (4:03)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 10th November 1965, IBC Studio A, London; released 11th November 1966 as UK Brunswick (05968) B-side of “La-La-La Lies”
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

4.     La La La Lies (2:17)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 10th November 1965, IBC Studio A, London; released 11th November 1966 as UK Brunswick (05968) A-side
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

5.     Much Too Much (2:48)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 10th November 1965, IBC Studio A, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

6.     My Generation (3:20)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 13th October 1965, IBC Studio A, London; released 29th October 1965 as UK Brunswick (05944) A-side
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

7.     The Kids Are Alright (3:07)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 13th October 1965, IBC Studio A, London; released 29th October 1966 as UK Brunswick (05965) A-side
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

8.     Please, Please, Please (2:47)
(James Brown/John Terry)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

9.     It’s Not True (2:34)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 10th November 1965, IBC Studio A, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

10.  I’m A Man 3:24)
(Elias McDaniel)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

 11.  A Legal Matter (2:50)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th November 1965, IBC Studio A, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

12.  The Ox (3:53)
(Pete Townshend/Keith Moon/John Entwistle/Nicky Hopkins)
Recorded: 12th November 1965, IBC Studio A, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

13.  I Can’t Explain (2:07)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: Mid-November 1964, Pye Studios, London; released 15th January 1965 as UK Brunswick (05926) A-side
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

14.  Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere (2:42)
(Pete Townshend/Roger Daltrey)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London; released 21st May 1965 as UK Brunswick (05935) A-side
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

15.  Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere (BBC Session Version) (2:45)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 24th May 1965, BBC Aeolian Hall Studio 2, London
Source: “Maximum BBC” bootleg

16.  Circles (3:14)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th January 1966, IBC Studios, London; released 7th March 1966 as “Instant Party” UK Brunswick (05956) B-side of “A Legal Matter”
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

17.  Circles (Alternate Mix) (3:13)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th January 1966, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

18.  Circles (Revised Version) (2:32)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: Roughly 12th February 1966, likely at Olympic Studios, London; released 4th March 1966 as UK Reaction (0591001) B-side of Substitute; this was issued twice, with the second version changed to “Instant Party;” also released 11th November 1966 on Reaction (592001) “Ready Steady Who” EP
Source: Japan Polydor “Rarities 1966-1973”

19.  Daddy Rolling Stone (2:49)
(Otis Blackwell)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London; released 21st May 1965 as UK Brunswick (05935) B-side of “Anyway Anyhow Anywhere”
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

20.  Anytime You Want Me (2:37)
(Meade aka Jerry Ragavoy/Garnett Mimms)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

21.  Bald Headed Woman (2:12)
(Shel Talmy)
Recorded: Mid-November 1964, Pye Studios, London; released 15th January 1965 as UK Decca (05926) B-side of “I Can’t Explain;” features Jimmy Page’s fuzz-box contribution
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

22.  The Kids Are Alright (US Single Edit) (2:46)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 13th October 1965, IBC Studio A, London; released July 1966 as US Decca A-side
Source: US MCA “Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy”

 

The band poses in an unknown location in 1966 for a photo.;

23.  Leaving Here (2:49)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 13-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”
 
24.  Leaving Here (BBC Session Version) (2:36)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 25th May 1965, BBC Maida Vale Studio 5, London
Source: “Maximum BBC” bootleg
 
25.  Just You And Me (BBC Session Version) (2:01)
(James Brown)
Recorded: 25th May 1965, BBC Maida Vale Studio 5, London
Source: “Maximum BBC” bootleg
 
26.  Lubie (Come Back Home) (3:37)
(Paul Revere/Mark Lindsay)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”
 
27.  Good Loving (BBC Session Version) (1:50)
(Rudy Clark/Arthur Resnick)
Recorded: 24th May 1965, BBC Aeolian Hall Studio 2, London
 
28.  (Love Is Like A) Heatwave (Alternate Mix) (2:41)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”
 
29.  My Generation (BBC Session Version) (3:25)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 22nd November 1965, BBC Maida Vale Studio 4, London
Source: “Maximum BBC” bootleg
 
30.  Motoring (2:49)
(Ivy Hunter/Phil Jones/William ‘Mickey’ Stevenson)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”
 

31.  The Good’s Gone (BBC Session Version) (3:02)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 22nd November 1965, BBC Maida Vale Studio 4, London
Source: “Maximum BBC” bootleg

 

32.  Shout And Shimmy (3:19)
(James Brown)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London; released 29th October 1965 as UK Brunswick (05944) B-side of “My Generation”
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

 

33.  La La La Lies (BBC Session Version) (2:14)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 22nd November 1965, BBC Maida Vale Studio 4, London
Source: “Maximum BBC” bootleg

34.  Substitute (3:52)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th February 1966, Olympic Sound Studios, London; released 4th March 1966 as UK Reaction (591001) A-side
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Ultimate Collection”

35.  Substitute (US Single Alternate Version) (2:59)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th February 1966, Olympic Sound Studios, London; version features alternate lyrics for the sensitive US market released as US Decca A-side
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “A Quick One While He’s Away”

 

The Who in an early publicity photo, taken in London in 1965.

STEREO

Note: Stereo versions sourced from “My Generation – Deluxe” were not available until 2002, when the album’s producer, Shel Talmy, mixed the tracks into true stereo from the original master tapes for the “Deluxe” release.

1.     Out In The Street (2:32)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

2.     I Don’t Mind (2:34)
(James Brown)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

3.     The Good’s Gone (4:00)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965; version omits the original French horn overdub, which was unavailable for this mix
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

4.     La La La Lies (2:19)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th October 1965; version lacks the double-tracked vocal from the original mono mix
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

5.     Much Too Much (2:46)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th October 1965; version lacks the double-tracked vocal of the intro from the original mono mix
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

6.     My Generation (3:22)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 13th October 1965; version lacks the lead-guitar part from the original mono mix
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

7.     The Kids Are Alright (3:10)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 13th October 1965; this stereo mix does not feature the double-tracked vocal present on the mono mix
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

8.     Please, Please, Please (2:47)
(James Brown/John Terry)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

9.     It’s Not True (2:34)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th October 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

10.  I’m A Man (3:23)
(Elias McDaniel)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

11.  A Legal Matter (2:55)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th October 1965; version lacks an original guitar overdub, which was unavailable for this stereo remix, as well as the original lead-guitar part, but outro includes previously unheard drum and bass performances
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

12.  The Ox (3:58)
(Pete Townshend/Keith Moon/John Entwistle/Nicky Hopkins)
Recorded: 12th-14th October 1965; version does not fade out like the original 
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

1965: I Can't Explain (France)

13.  I Can’t Explain (2:07)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: Mid-November 1964, Pye Studios, London; version lacks the original tambourine track, which was unavailable for this mix
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

14.  I Can’t Explain (Alternate Mix) (2:02)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: Mid-November 1964, Pye Studios, London; version is a unique alternate stereo mix that lacks the original tambourine track, which was unavailable for this mix
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

15.  Bald Headed Woman (2:32)
(Shel Talmy)
Recorded: Mid-November 1964, Pye Studios, London; features Jimmy Page’s fuzz-box contribution
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

16.  Daddy Rolling Stone (Original Mix) (2:48)
(Otis Blackwell)
Recorded: 12th-14th April, 1965, IBC Studios, London; version lacks Roger’s tambourine track, but includes different backing vocals from the original mono version
Source: UK Polydor “30 Years Of Maximum R ‘n’ B”

17.  Daddy Rolling Stone (Alternate Mix) (2:55)
(Otis Blackwell)
Recorded: 12th-14th April, 1965, IBC Studios, London; version lacks Roger’s tambourine track, but includes different backing vocals from the original mono version
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

18.  Circles (3:13)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th January 1966; version lacks John’s original horn track
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

19.  Studio Dialogue (0:10)

20.  Motor-vating (2:49)
(Ivy Hunter/Phil Jones/William ‘Mickey’ Stevenson)
Recorded: 14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

21.  Motoring (2:52)
(Ivy Hunter/Phil Jones/William ‘Mickey’ Stevenson)
Recorded: 14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

22.  Motoring (Original Stereo Mix) (2:48)
(Ivy Hunter/Phil Jones/William ‘Mickey’ Stevenson)
Recorded: 14th April 1965
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “Two’s Missing”

23.  Shout And Shimmy (3:20)
(James Brown)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

24.  Anytime You Want Me (2:39)
(Meade aka Jerry Ragavoy/Garnett Mimms)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

25.  Anytime You Want Me (A Capella Version) (2:39)
(Meade aka Jerry Ragavoy/Garnett Mimms)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

26.  Instant Party Mixture (3:24)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th January 1966, IBC Studios, London
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

27.  Instant Party Mixture (A Capella Version) (3:24)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th January 1966, IBC Studios, London
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

28.  The Good’s Gone (Full Version) (4:30)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 12th-14th April 1965; version does not fade out like the original
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

29.  Studio Dialogue (0:05)

30.  My Generation (Instrumental Version) (3:22)
(Pete Townshend)
Recorded: 13th October 1965
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

31.  I Don’t Mind (Full Version) (3:44)
(James Brown)
Recorded: 12th April 1965; version does not fade out like the original
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

32.  I’m A Man (US Album Version) (3:14)
(Elias McDaniel)
Recorded: 12th April 1965; released on US Decca “The Who Sings My Generation”
Source: US MCA “Two’s Missing”

33.  Leaving Here (2:50)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965, IBC Studios, London; version features an alternate vocal track
Source: UK Polydor “30 Years Of Maximum R ‘n’ B”

34.  Leaving Here (Alternate Version) (2:47)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965; this version features different vocals.
Source: UK Polydor “My Generation – Deluxe”

35.  Studio Dialogue (0:05)

36.  Lubie (Come Back Home) (3:40)
(Paul Revere/Mark Lindsay)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

37.  Studio Dialogue (0:10)

38.  Lubie (Come Back Home) (Alternate Version) (3:42)
(Paul Revere/Mark Lindsay)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

39. Lubie (Come Back Home)  (Original Stereo Mix) (3:37)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “Two’s Missing”

40.  Studio Dialogue (0:08)

41.  (Love Is Like A) Heatwave (2:41)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

42.  (Love Is Like A) Heatwave (Alternate Mix) (2:38)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

43.  (Love Is Like A) Heatwave (Original Stereo Mix) (2:39)
(Brian Holland/Lamont Dozier/Edward Holland)
Recorded: 12th April 1965
Source: UJapan Polydor SHM “Two’s Missing”

44.  Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere (Alternate French EP Vocal Version) (2:43)
(Pete Townshend/Roger Daltrey)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965
Source: Japan Polydor SHM “My Generation”

45.  Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere (Alternate French EP Vocal Version Without Backing Vocals) (2:44)
(Pete Townshend/Roger Daltrey)
Recorded: 13th-14th April 1965
Source: UK Polydor “The Who – The Shel Talmy Sessions” promo

 
Waiting for a TV appearance, 1965.

Waiting for a TV appearance, 1965.

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