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SHADOWS AS COMPOSERS

#8. OTHER GROUP MEMBERS 15 ENTRIES



John Farrar's YEARS AWAY is an outstanding piece; John Rostill's non-collaborative contributions, though scanty, are very fine indeed.

John Farrar

1973 LP:
YEARS AWAY; GRACIE
Both on the No. 45 1973 LP Rockin' With Curly Leads.

1979 LP:
YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT
On the chart-topping No. 1 LP String Of Hits.

1992 CD:
MUSIC MAKES MY DAY
Track added on the 1992 CD Live At The Paris Olympia: Full Concert Version to supplement the LP set of 1975 (see next entry). Originally a lead Single from Marvin & Farrar in August 1973.

John Farrar with Pete Best

1975 LP:
NO NO NINA; TINY ROBIN
1997 CD:
NO NO NINA (INSTRUMENTAL)
The first two are recordings issued on the LP Live At The Paris Olympia; the instrumental version of the first track was included on the 1997 CD The Shadows At Abbey Road. NO NO NINA was a number unsuccessfully submitted for Eurovision, featured on the No. 30 LP Specs Appeal; TINY ROBIN started life as a B-Single from Marvin, Welch & Farrar (1971).

Jet Harris

1959 A-Single:
JET BLACK
The non-charting second Single from The Drifters.

Brian Locking

1994 CD:
LICORICE
Performed on Radio Luxembourg in 1963; made available on a Fremus CD from Italy, Atlantis, in 1994.

Tony Meehan

1961 LP:
SEE YOU IN MY DRUMS
On the top-selling LP The Shadows. It served as an lead Single (with different B-sides) in Argentina (1961) and Chile (1965); and as a B-side, with different A-sides, in Greece (1963), and (date uncertain) in Turkey.

Tony Meehan with Kit Hill and Roy Whitworth

1966 LP:
NOW THAT YOU'RE GONE
On the No. 5 LP Shadow Music.

John Rostill

1965 B-Single
I WISH I COULD SHIMMY LIKE MY SISTER ARTHUR
The flipside of the No. 18 Single THE WAR LORD.

~ 1997 CD:
JOHN'S ROCKER
A precursor of the above, recorded three months earlier; released on the CD The Shadows At Abbey Road.

1965 LP:
THE WINDJAMMER
On the No. 4 LP The Sound Of The Shadows. It was an Italian B-side in 1965.

1967 LP:
WAITING FOR ROSIE
On the No. 8 LP Jigsaw. It was a Turkish B-side (date uncertain).

Note: red font = vocal track



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