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Dave DaviesHidden Treasures

Label:Universal UMC – 277 765-3
Format:
CD, Compilation
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock, Pop
Style:Pop Rock, Beat

Tracklist

1Susannah's Still Alive
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Piano, HarmonicaRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
2:19
2This Man He Weeps Tonight
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Written-ByDave Davies
2:39
3Mindless Child Of Motherhood
Bass GuitarJohn Dalton
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
PianoRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
3:10
4Hold My Hand
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
PianoRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
3:13
5Do You Wish To Be A Man
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Mellotron, HarmonicaRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
2:43
6Are You Ready
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Harmonium [Pump Organ]Ray Davies
TambourineMick Avory
Written-ByDave Davies
4:03
7Creeping Jean
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
3:11
8Crying
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
OrganRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
2:40
9Lincoln County
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
OrganRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
3:21
10Mr. Shoemaker's Daughter
Arranged By [Brass Arrangements]Lew Warburton
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
PianoRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
3:08
11Mr. Reporter
Arranged By [Brass Arrangements]Lew Warburton
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Written-ByRay Davies
3:37
12Groovy Movies
Arranged By [Brass Arrangements]Lew Warburton
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Written-ByRay Davies
2:33
13There's No Life Without Love
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
2:00
14I Am Free
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
2:32
15Death Of A Clown
Backing VocalsRasa Davies, Ray Davies
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
PianoNicky Hopkins
Written-ByDave Davies, Ray Davies
3:01
16Love Me Till The Sun Shines
Backing VocalsRasa Davies
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
OrganNicky Hopkins
Written-ByRay Davies
3:17
17Susannah's Still Alive
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
PianoNicky Hopkins
Written-ByDave Davies
2:20
18Funny Face
Backing VocalsRasa Davies
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
OrganNicky Hopkins
Written-ByRay Davies
2:17
19Lincoln County
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
3:09
20There's No Life Without Love
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
2:05
21Hold My Hand
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
3:18
22Creeping Jean
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
Written-ByDave Davies
3:14
23This Man He Weeps Tonight
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Written-ByDave Davies
2:42
24Mindless Child Of Motherhood
Bass GuitarJohn Dalton
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Written-ByDave Davies
3:16
25Mr. Reporter
Arranged By [Brass Arrangements]Lew Warburton
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
Drums, TambourineMick Avory
EngineerAndrew Hendriksen*
Written-ByRay Davies
4:04
26Hold My Hand
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
PianoRay Davies
Written-ByDave Davies
2:59
27Good Luck Charm
Bass GuitarPete Quaife
DrumsMick Avory
EngineerAlan McKenzie
MellotronNicky Hopkins
Written-ByJohn A. Koerner*
1:39
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Notes

5, 6, 8, 25. Previously unissued
5 to 8, 10, 13. Previously unreleased Stereo mixes
14 to 24. Mono mixes
25. Alternate mix
26. Early take with guide vocal
27. Rare studio version

1. "Susannah's Still Alive"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 10/67. (stereo mix) Originally prepared for the unreleased "Four More Respected Gentleman" LP, but originally released 25/03/72 on the US LP "The Kink Kronikles" Reprise 2XS 6454
2. "This Man He Weeps Tonight"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 01-03/69. Originally released 25/01/73 "The Great Lost Kinks Album" US Reprise LP MS 2127 and as bonus track 23/05/98 "Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire", Essential ESM CD 511
3. "Mindless Child Of Motherhood"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 05/69. Originally released as bonus track 23/05/98 "Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire", Essential ESM CD 511
4. "Hold My Hand"
Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68.
5. "Do You Wish To Be A Man"
Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68.
6. "Are You Ready"
Recorded probably Pye Studios, London, 01/69.
7. "Creeping Jean"
Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68.
8. "Crying"
Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68.
9. "Lincoln County"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 03/68.
10. "Mr. Shoemaker's Daughter"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 01-03/69 & 06/69. Originally released as bonus track 23/05/98 "Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire", Essential ESM CD 511
11. "Mr. Reporter"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 03/69 & 06/69. Originally released as bonus track 20/06/11 "Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire", Sanctuary/UMC 2732274
12. "Groovy Movies"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 03/69 & 06/69. Originally released 25/01/73 "The Great Lost Kinks Album" US Reprise LP MS 2127
13. "There's No Life Without Love"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, 01-03/68.
14. "I Am Free"
(mono mix) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 10/65. Originally released 26/11/65 "The Kink Kontroversy", Pye NPL 18131
15. "Death Of A Clown"
(mono mix with single tracked vocal) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 06/67. Originally issued 7/07/67 A-side of Pye single "Death Of A Clown" 7N 17356
16. "Love Me Till The Sun Shines"
(mono mix with less percussion and hand claps) Recorded Pye Studios, London, ca. 06/67. Originally issued 7/07/67 B-side of Pye single "Death Of A Clown" 7N 17356
17. "Susannah's Still Alive"
(mono) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 10/67. Originally issued 24/11/67 A-side of Pye single "Suzanah's Still Alive 7N 17429 by The Kinks featuring Dave Davies
18. "Funny Face"
(mono) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 08/67. Originally issued 24/11/67 B-side of Pye single "Suzanah's Still Alive 7N 17429 by The Kinks featuring Dave Davies
19. "Lincoln County"
(mono mix, pitched lower and edited) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 03/68. Originally issued 30/08/68 A-side of Pye single "Lincoln County" 7N 17514
20. "There's No Life Without Love"
(mono mix, pitched lower with different vocal balance) Recorded Pye Studios, London, ca. 01-03/68. Originally issued 30/08/68 B-side of Pye single "Lincoln County" 7N 17514
21. "Hold My Hand"
(mono mix) Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68. Originally issued 17/01/69 A-side of Pye single "Hold My Hand" 7N 17678
22. "Creeping Jean"
(mono mix with additional vocals during instrumental break) Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68. Originally issued 17/01/69 B-side of Pye single "Hold My Hand" 7N 17678
23. "This Man He Weeps Tonight"
(mono mix with acoustic guitar added) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 01-03/69. Originally issued 12/09/69 B-side of Pye single "Shangrila" 7N 17812 by The Kinks featuring Dave Davies
24. "Mindless Child Of Motherhood"
(mono mix) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 05/69. Originally issued 20/06/69 B-side of Pye single "Drivin'" 7N 17776 by The Kinks featuring Dave Davies
25. "Mr. Reporter"
(alternative mix) Recorded Pye Studios, London, 03/69 & 06/69. Previously unreleased
26. "Hold My Hand"
(early take with guide vocal, no overdubs) Recorded Polydor Studios, London, 12/68. Originally issued 1969 in Holland-only on various artists collection "Star Parade", SR Int. 79343
27. "Good Luck Charm"
Recorded Pye Studios, London, ca. 07/67. Rare studio version

Publishing:
All tracks published by Davray Music Ltd., except tracks 13 & 20 published by Carlin Music Corporation; track 14 published by Edward Kassner Music Co. Ltd.; track 27 published by Warner Chappell North America.
Tracks 1, 15-18, 20 & 26 ℗ 1967 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.; tracks 13 & 19 ℗ 1968 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd., tracks 2-4, 7, 9-11 & 21-25 ℗ 1969 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.; tracks 5, 6 & 8 ℗ 2011 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.; track 14 ℗ 1965 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.; track 12 ℗ 1973 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.; track 27 ℗ 2008 Kinks Properties Ltd.

This compilation ℗ 2011 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
© 2011 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
A Universal Music Company
Made in the E.U.
CD pressed in Germany by EDC

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 602527 776538
  • Matrix / Runout: 06025 277 765-3 01 * 52793088
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner Ring): MADE IN GERMANY BY EDC D
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV26
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 0126
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0157
  • Label Code: LC 06448
  • Rights Society: BIEM / SDRM

Other Versions (3)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Hidden Treasures (CDr, Compilation, Promo)Universal UMC, SanctuarynoneEurope2011
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Hidden Treasures (CD, Compilation, Repress)Sanctuary277 765-3EuropeUnknown
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Hidden Treasures (CD, Compilation, Repress)Sanctuary, BMG277 765-3EuropeUnknown

Reviews

  • KuppaKinks's avatar
    KuppaKinks
    All other records mention 'Funny Face' and 'Love Me Till The Sun Shines' written by Dave Davies, except this one.
    I think it's a mistake to credit Ray Davies for these tracks.
    • nlkink's avatar
      nlkink
      Thanks to Kinks fan Russell Smith for this review, first published on the Dave Davies Q&A forum:

      "Dave Davies Hidden Treasures has probably taken as much work to
      pulling together as the Picture Book box set did. In my humble opinion it a very
      important release. Yes, strictly speaking it is a compilation - but, in reality
      it is far more than that and certainty more important and should not be
      considered just another arbitrary rounding-up-of-tracks that the Kinks down the
      years have been victim to. Whilst it will not have quite the impact now, had it
      been released back in 2002 or 2004, it is still a very important release not
      least because it pieces together one of last enigmas in the Kinks catalogue, the
      long overdue and eagerly awaited recordings that were considered and recorded
      for Davies Davies's legendary unreleased 1969 solo album, including the
      remaining unreleased tracks.

      Thoughtfully compiled it includes outtakes, rarities, alternate mixes, as well
      as all of Dave Davies's Pye singles (in pristine quality) from 1967 when Death
      of a Clown rode high in the charts, until 1969 when the first phase of his solo
      career was put on hold. The entire album is *newly* mastered by Andrew Sandoval
      (the sound quality is gorgeous and makes it stands apart from what has gone
      before on that point alone) an extensively researched 7000-word liner note essay
      written by yours truly, along with a very detailed track and recording
      annotations provided and prepared by Doug Hinman. All housed in a beautifully
      designed package, containing rare images and memorabilia throughout. In my
      humble opinion it is probably the best prepared and researched Kinks archive
      release released to date.

      I'm not going to spoil all the surprises, but I will say the alternate version
      of Mr. Reporter is not the 1998 remix, but a 1969 alternate version."

      Brgds

      Russell Smith

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