COLLECTORS TREASURES 1985-1993
|Disc One: Tracks 1-7: Pathe Marconi Studios, Boulonge-Billancourt Jan 15 – Feb 28, 1985; Tracks 8-11: Pathe Marconi Studios, Boulonge-Billancourt April 5 – June 17, 1985, Discs Two and Three: Pathe Marconi Studios, Boulonge-Billancourt April 5 – June 17, 1985, Disc Four, Tracks 1-11: Pathe Marconi Studios, Boulonge-Billancourt April 5 – June 17, 1985, Tracks 12,13: RPM Studios, NY July 16 – Aug 17, 1985, Discs Five and Six: RPM Studios, NY July 16 – Aug 17, 1985 except for Disc Five, Tracks 12,13 and Disc Six Tracks 1,8-10: RPM Studios, New York 15 Oct-5 Dec. 85 and Track 3: Pathe Marconi Studios, Boulonge-Billancourt April 5 – June 17, 1985, Discs Seven and Eight: Air Studios, Montserrat, Mar 29- June 29, 1989, Disc Nine, Tracks 1-9,12: Air Studios, Montserrat, Mar 29- May 5, 1989, Track 8: The Palace Of Ben Abbou, Tangier, Morocco June 16-17, 1989, Tracks 9-11,13: Olympic Sound Studios, London, May 15 – June 29, 1989, Disc Ten: Tracks 1-10: Olympic Sound Studios, London, May 15 – June 29, 1989, Tracks 11-14: Hit Factory Studios, London, Jan 7-18, 1991, Discs Eleven and Twelve: Blue Wave Studio, St. Philip, Barbados, April 20 – Mid May 1993, Disc Thirteen: Sandymount Studios (RonWood s House), St. Kildare, July 9 – Aug 6, 1993, Disc Fourteen: Sandymount Studios (RonWood s House), St. Kildare Sept.93; Disc Fifteen: Windmill Lane Recording, Dublin, Nov 3 – Dec 11, 1993.
|15 picture discs
|Soundboard stereo except for Disc One, Tracks 8,9. Disc Three Tracks 9-13, Disc Four, Tracks 1-9, Disc Five, Track 8 Disc 9, Tracks 12,13: Soundboard mono
|Cardboard box holding 15 cds wrapped in antistatic sleeves and a 20 pages booklet, Lim.Ed. 300 numbered copies.
SOUND 10 / PACKAGING 7
/ PERFORMANCE 10
Disc One (The Acoustic Sessions): 1. One Hit (To The Body) # 1, 2. Baby Your Too Much For Me # 1, 3. Broken Hearts For You And Me, 4.
Dont Be Cruel, 5. Thirty Nine And
Holding , 6. Eliza Upchink # (aka Back On The Streets Again), 7. Something I Want # 2 (aka Your Love), (Full band session) 8.
If I Don’t Have You # 1, 9. If I Don’t Have You # 2, 10. One Hit (To The Body) # 2,11. Beside You #1 (aka I Can’t See No One Else).
Disc Two (Full Band Sessions): 1. Talk Is Cheap, 2. What Am I Supposed To Do,
3. Stick It When It Hurts, 4. Can t Cut A Mustard #1(aka Had It With You)
5. Can t Cut A Mustard #2,
6. Victor Hugo, 7. Fight #2, 8. Too Rude #1, 9. Treat Me Like A Fool #1, 10 Can t Cur A Mustard #3.
Disc Three (Full Band Sessions): 1. She Never Listens To Me, 2. Dirty Work #2, 3. Crushed Pearl, 4. Strictly Memphis, 5. Had It With You, 6. Dirty Work #1, 7. One Hit (To The Body) #3, 8. Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever, 9. What You
re Gonna Tell Your Boyfriend, 10. Some Of Us Are On Our Knees, 11. Baby You
re Too Much For Me #, 12. Fight #1, 13. High Temperature.
Disc Four (Full Band Sessions): 1. Breakin, 2. Don t Get Mad, 3. Who s Shaggin You, 4. If I Don t Have You, 5. Treat Me Like A Fool #2, 6 Treat Me Like A Fool #3, 7. Cut Your Throat, 8. You Got It, 9. My Baby Left Me 10. You Can t Cut A Mustard#4, 11. Had It With You #1, 12. Winning Ugly #1, 13. Winning Ugly #2.
Disc Five: 1. One Hit (To The Body) #5, 2. Sleep Tonight #1, 3. Harlem Shuffle#1, 4. Too Rude #2, 5. Too Rude #3, 6. Deep Love#1, 7. Fight #3, 8. Baby You
re Too Much For Me #3, 9. Sleep Tonight #2, 10. What Am I Gonna Do With Your Love #2,
11. One Hit (To The Body) #4, 12. Harlem Shuffle #6, 13. Winning Ugly #5.
Disc Six: 1. Winning Ugly #4, 2. Harlem Shuffle #2, 3. Harlem Shuffle #3, 4. Strictly Memphis #3, 5. Strictly Memphis #4, 6. Invitation, 7. Back To Zero#1, 8. One Hit (To The Body) #8, 9. Harlem Shuffle #5, 10. Winning Ugly #6.
Disc Seven:1. Mixed Emotions #
2 , 2. Mixed Emotions #3, 3. Fancy Man Blues #2, 4. Blinded By Love #1, 5. Blinded By Love #2, 6. Terrifying #1, 7. Terrifying #2, 8. Rock And A Hard Place #2, 9. Can t Be Seen #2,
10. Slipping Away #1, 11. Slipping Away #2.
Disc Eight: 1. Mixed Emotions#1, 2. Mixed Emotions#4, 3. Break The Spell #1, 4. Break The Spell #2, 5. Can’t Be Seen #1, 6. For Your Precious Love #1, 7. For Your Precious Love #2, 8. Fancy Man Blues #1, 9. Ready Yourself #2, 10. Ready Yourself #1, 11. Sad Sad Sad #1, 12. Sad Sad Sad #2, 13. Hold On To Your Hat #1, 14. Hold On To Your Hat #2.
Disc Nine:1. Hearts For Sale #1, 2. Hearts For Sale #2, 3. Rock And A Hard Place #2, 4. Giving It Up, 5. Almost Hear Your Sigh #3, 6. Almost Hear Your Sigh #4, 7. Continental Drift#1, 8. Continental Drift#2, 9. Cook Cook Blues#2, 10. Fancy Man Blues#3, 11. Wish I d Never Met You, 12. Hellhound On My
Trail , 13. Rock And A Hard Place#1.
Disc Ten (The 12” Mixes): 1. Mixed Emotions #7, 2. Rock And A Hard Place#4, 3. Rock And A Hard Place#5, 4. Rock And A Hard Place#6, 5. Rock And A Hard Place#7, 6. Rock And A Hard Place#8, 7. Rock And A Hard Place#9, 8. Terrifying#4, 9. Terrifying#5, 10. Almost Hear Your Sigh#6, 11. Highwire#2, 12. Sex Drive#3, 13. Sex Drive#5, 14. Sex Drive#6.
Disc Eleven: 1. Randy Whore #1, 2. Thru And Thru #1, 3. He Loves You So, 4. My Love Is My Love, 5. Disposition Boogie, 6. Goodbye To Love, 7. Alteration Boogie, 8. Get Your Hands Off #2, 9. Make It Now #1, 10. Slips Away (on booklet Slipping Away).
Disc Twelve: 1. Get Your Hands Off #1, 2. Glimmer Twins Boogie, 3. Why You Runnin
?, 4. You Got Away With Murder, 5. Look Out Baby, 6. Randy Whore #2, 7. Untitled #1, 8. I m Fallin, 9. Keith Blues, 10. It s Funny #1, 11. Anything For You#1, 12. Untitled #2, 13. Thru And Thru #2.
Disc Thirteen (Zulu Fun Mixes): 1. Honest Man #1 2. Zulu #1, 3. Zip Mouth Angel#1, 4. Ivy League #1, 5. Honest Man #2, 6. Sweethearts Together#1, 7. Monsoon Ragoon#2, 8. Tease Me, 9. Bump And Ride (Bump Up The
Ride on booklet) 10. Middle Of The Sea, 11. Zulu #2, 12. Samba, 13. Alright Charlie #1, 14. Another CR (Cry on booklet), 15. Yellow Jacket, 16. Possesses Me.
Disc Fourteen (Backing tracks, unreleased and album songs): 1. Alright Charlie #2, 2. It s Alright, 3. Ivy League #2, 4. Hold On You ( on booklet Untitled #1), 5. You Got It Made#2 (Get
It Made on booklet), 6. Track With No Name, 7. Jump On Top Of Me#1, 8. I m Gonna Drive#1, 9. Holetown Prison (on booklet Untitled #2), 10. Untitled Reggae, 11. Make It Now #2, 12. It s Funny #2, 13. Baby You
re Too Much (Untitled #4 on booklet), 14. Alright Charlie#2, 15. Keith Dialog.
Disc Fifteen (Keith Richards Voodoo Lounge): 1 Love Is Strong #3, 2. You Got Me Rocking #2, 3. Sparks Will Fly #2, 4.
The Worst #3, 5. Make It Now #3, 6. If (Moon Is Up #1), 7. It s Funny #3, 8. Sweetheart Together #4, 9. Anything For You #2, 10. Baby Break It Down #2, 11. You Got It Made#2, 12. Thru And Thru #4, 13. Track With No Name #2.
The fourth volume in the series presents outtakes from 1985 through 1993, the first six discs devoted to Dirty Work sessions then the next three on Steel Wheels and the remaining 6 on 90s sessions. The first disc starts with 7 acoustic tracks followed by 4 songs featuring the whole band. There is some problem on Track 1 that skips and stops
many players around 1.35, 2.20 and 3.30 minutes into the songs. Disc Two also features
full band session tracks in excellent shape, with special mention of the great ballad from Keith Richards Talk Is Cheap (nothing musically akin to the solo album of the same name) while Stick It Where It Hurt is one of the few Stones tracks with Ron Wood on lead vocals like You Can t Cut The Mustard
1 (early version of Had It With
#21 has Keith Richards
on vocals and it shows the temperatures during those sessions with the improvised lyrics “You are just a Brenda” that showed his angst against Jagger. Disc three opens with a reggae tune sung by Richards plus classic outtakes like Crushed Pearl, Strictly Memphis. Disc Four has another reggae song written by Gregory Isaacs- If I Don t Have You, sung by Richards and Jagger one verse each.
Unfortunately the first 9 tracks of this disc are in mono, being quite possible that the culprit was the owner of the original tape who decided to release it that way. Cut Your Throat is a fantastic blues track featuring Ian Stewart on piano and it is a pity it cannot be heard in stereo and better quality. Stu shines also on You Can t Cut The Mustard
#4 and its subsequent evolution Had It With You
#1 with Ron Wood on vocals. Interesting on Disc Five is the very first take of Harlem Shuffle featuring spoken words by someone else playing a duet with Jagger (Bobby Womack?);
re Too Much For Me #3 Bobby Keys is on sax. The highlight of Disc Six is (Sending out) Invitations a 16 minutes long soul epic credited to Ron Wood and Bobby Womack and sung by the latter with Don Covay (although some of the occasional falsetto remind Jagger s); this song was
art of a side project called The Podium which unfortunately was never officially released. That soul predisposition is evident also on For Your
Previous Love, an Impressions cover
was also recorded by Otis Redding and that was part of the songs rehearsed during the Steel Wheels sessions that
is featured in two versions on Disc Eight. We got here also Mixed Emotions#
4 , which is a vinyl rip from 2016 (not 2018 as stated
on the booklet)
The Studio Album Collection 1971-2016 that has a different mix. However the grounds covered in these sessions is quite varied with heavy tones on blues too as can be heard on takes like Fancy Man Blues on Disc Seven, Cook Cook Blues, Wish I Never Met You and Hellhound On My Trail on Disc Nine, as well as country on Blinded By Love and pure rock on many of the other tracks or catchy like Terrifying.
From Disc Eleven onwards we delve into the Voodoo Lounge sessions which from mid April through mid May 93 were in the preparatory
form at first with just Jagger and Richards who were later joined by Charlie Watts on April 29th while Ron Wood was recording the Unplugged album with Rod Stewart in Los Angele, therefore the drums heard on the first tracks were played by Jagger. These are but demo sessions of a weird number of songs like Goodbye To Love, originally released by the Carpenters in 1972; o the other hand there are also improvised tunes like Alteration Boogie sung by Richards with its continuous allusions to the Prince of Wales seem to make Jagger burst into laughter; Make It Now#1 with its catchy refrain lasts for over 9 minutes and is the highlight of disc Eleven, with Slips Away that is Keith strumming his guitar looking for inspiration for 16 minutes, while on disc Twelve Get You Hands Off #1 clocks in at 6.35 minutes mainly sung by Richards but with Jagger popping up occasionally in the background. From
Discs Thirteen and Fourteen were recorded at Ron Wood s house in Ireland from July-August 93, a bunch of tracks collectors are familiar from the Voodoo Stew/Voodoo Brew/Voodoo Residue bootleg box sets. Particularly interesting are many tracks having lots of percussions like Zulu, Samba, Alright Charlie and Another CR, none of these were
never released on Voodoo Lounge nor on any of the following albums. This is the most experimental version of the late Stones and it is a pity these tracks never saw officially the light of day. These were tomes the band was choosing the new bass player so on many tracks it is not Darryl Jones but Pino Palladino or Doug Wimbish. Interesting on Disc Fourteen are the 4 tracks called Untitled, the first is Hold On You that lasts 5.57, the second is actually Holetown Prison which is an early version of Suck On The Jugular, the third is a kind of reggae-ish lasting 3.45, while the last one is Baby You re Too Much. The version of Alright Charlie that ends the disc is just a faded version of the previous take.
Track listing of this disc is really messed up on the booklet.
The last disc shows all Voodoo Lounge sessions songs with Keith Richards on vocals cut in Dublin during November and early December 93. There are many mistakes on the accompanying booklet especially on songs names and versions,
however this box can be considered a good release due to the great sound quality of all the tracks included.
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