columbia '72 album - alternate versions

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this page comprises alternate recording of songs first presented on the music page for this group,  with a brief note about the  date and context of each recording.  in most cases, these are later versions, usually but not always live solo performances.  

clicking of the title of any song will take you to the 'song notes'  page for  more detail.



1) didn't wanna love you   -                for an alt version of this song click here


2) funky song  -                                       

                this version was recorded prior to the album in SF as a studio demo  

                                                                                   
                                                                                   

                this version was recorded in the studios of WFMT, Chcago in 1975.  it is the way i usually performed it live.

               
                                                                                   

                this was recorded in a live concert at Michael Reese School in Chicago in '76.  prefaced with another fragmen 
called 'pure light'.   

                   click here to find this in the song index.



                 a fragment of a fifth version was recorded at th Cherry Tree coffee house in Phila, PA in 1977   -  click here

                 
                    please go to the song index, here, for versions 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.


3) greyhound depot       
                                                                    
               
           
                this version was recorded prior to the album in SF as a studio demo



4) lady of a thousand songs                      

           
this version was recorded in the studios of WFMT, Chcago in 1976. accompanied with acoustic piano, it is the way i                       usually performed it live.

                                                                                     

           
this was recorded in a live concert at Michael Reese School in Chicago in '76.  accompanied with a Wurlitzer electric                       piano.

                                                                                     

           
this version was recorded in the studios of WFMT, Chcago in 1975.  accommpanied with guitar.

                                                                                     


             this version was recorded at Jonathan Edward's home studio in 1981.  Edwards plays bass.  with drum machine



              there are 6 additional recording of this song,  #s 6, 7, 8,
9, 10, 11 and 12 in the song index.  click here to find them


5) little sparrow                                       
           
            for Varda Perry also know as Princess Varda von Bamenberg,  whose collection of antique BMW motorcycles is still the                  talk of Viena.  
this version was recorded prior to the album, in SF as a studio demo


6) marylou                                               

           
this version was recorded prior to the album in SF as a studio demo.  


                        there are 2 more versions.  click here for the song index



7) stealin' love       there are six alt. versions of this song in addition to the columbia album recording.  please go to                                          the all songs index and click on the titles.


8) you let me down                                
           
           
this version was recorded prior to the album in SF as a studio demo