Including You've got to hide your love away (produced by Danny Kortchmar) released by Capitol Records on October 10, 1991 (UK; GER; NL)
UK single issued on October 10, 1991.
UK CDP 79 8886 2 - GER 0777 7 95898 2 - NL CDP 7 95898 2.
US CDP 7 95898 2, July 6, 1992.
European vinyl LP 068-79 5898 1, Oct. 10, 1991.
Joe Cocker and The Chris Stainton Band which consisted of inter alia Jeff Lynne, multi intruments and producer; Mike Campbell, guitar; Ian McLagan, Hammond organ; John Miles, Hammond organ, tambourine, backing vocals; Chris Stainton, piano; Jim Keltner, drums...
Charts positions : FR #10; NL #18; CH # 5; NZ # 3; AT # 4; US # 111; UK : DNC ?
1967 : Cocker and Stainton send a demo tape to promotion man Tony Hall, who gives it to producer Denny Cordell, who arranges a recording session in London.
1968 : May 22 : Marjorine, credited to a solo Joe Cocker and issued on EMI's Regal Zonophone label, makes UK # 48.
Oct.18, 1968 : following an appearance at the National Jazz & Blues Festival in August, Joe embarks on a 10-date UK tour starting at the Newcastle Rutherford, Tyne & Wear. Including a Dec.8 gig with The Who and Arthur Brown. Tour will end Dec.20 at the Redcar Jazz club, Yorkshire.
- The Silkie records You've Got To Hide Your Love away on Aug. 9, 1965. Their cover is released by Fontana in October 1965 which makes a one hit wonder.
- Featuring Paul McCartney on guitar and George Harrison on tambourine playing the accompaniment to their version; John and Paul, producing.
- UK Fontana TF 603 : UK chart #28. US Mercury/Fontana F. 1525: US chart #10.
- FR Fontana 465.294 ME, 10/1965.
- From the Beatles vinyl LP HELP! released on Aug. 6, 1965.
- Also recorded by Joe Cocker in 1991.
- Who were The Silkie ?
- An English folk music group formed in October 1963.
- The group consisted of Sylvia Tatler, vocals; Mike Ramsden, Ivor Aylesbury both guitar & vocals and Kevin Cunningham, double bass.
- Japan charts #29. Fontana TF 603, Sep. 10, 1965.
- NL Fontana 267 487 TF, 10/1965 - DNC
- Left to right : US album #11 in Nov. 1969; US single A&M 1147, 11/1969 : Feb. 7, 1970 : this song reaches US #30 and earns a gold disk. The album which includes i.a. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window, Something, Let It Be is the last one featuring The Grease Band.
- Other single references : GER Deutsche Grammophon Polydor 59 386, 11/1969; NL EMI Stateside 5 C 006-91012 M is released on Jan.2, 1970 and reaches the NL chart #18 the same month. Unissued in the UK.
- French Joe Cocker! LP on EMI Stateside 2 C 062-90788, 1970.
- Biography pt 3 : when Cocker returns to the UK he no longer has a recording contract, so takes up his Gas Board job again and plays only an occasional local gig. The Big Blues splits and Joe teams with Chris Stainton to write and record Marjorine and form The Grease Band in the course of 1964.
- 1965 : The Grease Band, with Cocker on vocals, Stainton on bass, Tommy Eyre on keys, Kenny Slade on drums and Alan Spenner and Henry McCullough both on guitars, play soul material in clubs and pubs across the North of England. Its first recording, a live version of blues standard "Saved", is on a a free flexidisk with the Sheffield University magazine TWIKKER...To be continued...
- http://youtu.be/qWRB_AssJ7k - http://youtu.be/-RdjAwQWF6w - http://youtu.be/Mzf5EBY8gCQ
...Paul. Take care, Sir McCartney !
Capitol Records single 5272, September 21, 1964 shows I would buy you presents as the A-side however the UK single shows I don't want to see you again as the A-side, EMI/Columbia DB 7356, Sep. 9, 1964 which fails he UK TOP 50 but the said song makes US #16 in October 1964 signed by Paul McCartney.
Gordon Waller : June 4, 1945 - July 17, 2009. R.I.P.