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CD Albums 2001-2005


2001 LES TALENTS DU SIECLE (French Universal Music 548 356-2) French CD compilation with the same track listing as the Dutch "Classic Status Quo" CD. The recording of "Caroline" was the full version from the "Hello!" album. Released in September 2001.
Whatever You Want / Rockin' All Over The World / Down Down / Rain / Long Legged Linda / I Love Rock And Roll / Dirty Water / Little Dreamer / Caroline / Backwater / Don't Waste My Time / Shady Lady / Ain't Complaining / The Wanderer / Roadhouse Blues. Total Time 61:59

2001 ROCKIN' 'N' ROLLIN' (Music Club MCCD 469) Another budget price compilation CD made up of tracks from the "Don't Stop" and the "Famous In The Last Century" albums. The CD had the same track listing as the "Got You Covered" CD and was available from mainstream CD shops.  Released on the 17th. September 2001.
Old Time Rock And Roll / Hound Dog / Lucille / Claudette / Raining In My Heart / Roll Over Beethoven / Runaround Sue / Proud Mary / Mony Mony / Fun Fun Fun / When You Walk In The Room / Get Back / I Can Hear The Grass Grow / When I'm Dead And Gone / Once Bitten Twice Shy / Don't Stop / Crawling From The Wreckage / All Around My Hat / Safety Dance / Johnny And Mary. Total Time 65:00

2001 ICE IN THE SUN (Dutch Disky 51 648332) Dutch compilation CD.
Ice In The Sun / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Down The Dustpipe / Paradise Flat / The Price Of Love (1) / Lakky Lady / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Little Miss Nothing / Someone's Learning / Poor Old Man / Face Without A Soul / To Be Free / Railroad / In My Chair/ Mean Girl. Total Time 49:26

2001 MASTERS OF ROCK (South African Universal Music MMTC 2181) South African compilation CD. The recording of "Roll Over Lay Down was a ‘live’ version taken from the "Live At The N.E.C." album.
Whatever You Want / Down Down / What You’re Proposing / Again And Again / Paper Plane / Blue Eyed Lady / Dear John / Little Lady / Roll Over Lay Down / Don’t Waste My Time / Backwater / Rock N’ Roll / Something ‘Bout You baby I Like / Lies / Doesn’t Matter. Total Time 59:22

2001 ROCKIN’ ALL OVER THE WORLD (German Universal Music 548 910-2) Three CD box set released in Germany. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album and the recording of "Mystery Song" was from the "Blue For You" album. Released on the 1st. October 2001. Disc 1 -
Rockin' All Over The World / In The Army Now / Break The Rules / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / What You're Proposing / Living On An Island / Dreamin' / The Anniversary Waltz Part One / Rain / Ain't Complaining / Ice In The Sun / Who Am I? / Baby Boy / Can't Give You More (1) Disc 2 - The Wanderer / Wild Side Of Life / Down Down / Again And Again / Rollin' Home / Dear John / Marguerita Time / Paper Plane / For You / Burning Bridges / Softer Ride / Forty-Five Hundred Times (1) / A Mess Of Blues / Going Down Town Tonight Disc 3 - Whatever You Want / Roll Over Lay Down / Caroline / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Lies / Don't Drive My Car / Mystery Song / Rockers Rollin' / Red Sky / I Didn't Mean It / Rock N' Roll / Hold You Back / Dirty Water. Total Time 162:54

2001 AGAIN AND AGAIN (Dutch Universal Music 586 480-2) Dutch CD compilation with the same track listing as "The Essential Status Quo Volume 3". Released in October 2001.
Again And Again / Don't Waste My Time / Break The Rules / End Of The Line / What You're Proposing / Roadhouse Blues / Dear John / Shady Lady / Living On An Island / Burning Bridges / Fort-Five Hundred Times / Can't Be Done / Unspoken Words / Let Me Fly / Ain't Complaining / Enough Is Enough / Can't Give You More (1) / Rain. Total Time 77:00

2001 WHATEVER YOU WANT (Delta Music 55 279) Import (from Germany) released on the 15th. October 2001.Total Time 169:46

2001 THE ESSENTIAL STATUS QUO (Spectrum Music 544 6062) Box set of the three 'Essential' CD albums. The set was re-packaged in 2003 with with a light green box - rather than the grey original one. The recording of "In My Chair" was a taken from "Status Quo Live", "Roll Over Lay Down" was the version from the "Hello!" album, "Forty-Five Hundred Times" was an edited version also taken from the "Status Quo Live" album and the version of "Can't Give You More" was from the "Rockin' All Over The World" album. "Ain't Complaining" was included on both "Volume 1" and "Volume 3". Released in November 2001. Disc 1 -
Down Down / Nightride / Mad About The Boy / For You / Rockin' All Over The World / Long Legged Linda / Come Rock With Me - Rockin' On / Over The Edge / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / I Love Rock And Roll / The Wanderer / Overdose / Dreamin' / Everytime I Think Of You / Magic / Ain't Complaining / Going Down For The First Time / Perfect Remedy Disc 2 - Roll Over Lay Down / Is There A Better Way / Dirty Water / Whatever You Want / Broken Man / Hold You Back / Lies / I Should Have Known / Little Dreamer / Caroline / In My Chair / Never Too Late / Fine Fine Fine / Backwater / A Mess Of Blues / Oh! What A Night / Big Fat Mama / Paper Plane Disc 3 - Again And Again / Don't Waste My Time / Break The Rules / End Of The Line / What You're Proposing / Roadhouse Blues / Dear John / Shady Lady / Living On An Island / Burning Bridges / Forty-Five Hundred Times / Can't Be Done / Unspoken Words / Let Me Fly / Ain't Complaining / Enough Is Enough / Can't Give You More (1) / Rain. Total Time 219.53

2001 ROCKERS ROLLIN’ – QUO IN TIME 1972-2000 (Universal Music 589 216-2) Sixty eight song anthology release. The collection included some rare tracks, previously unissued ‘live’ recordings and several tracks that had never been released before. Universal manufactured a ten track CD (QUOBOX1) to promote the release with the tracks "Paper Plane", "Roll Over Lay Down – Live", "Is There A Better Way - Live", "Rockers Rollin", "What You're Proposing", "Late Last Night", "Little Dreamer", "Mysteries From The Ball", "Back On My Feet" and "Roll Over Beethoven". Released on the 3rd. December 2001. CD1 1972-1976 -
Paper Plane (single) / Big Fat Mama (from the Piledriver album) / Don't Waste My Time Live (from the Reading Festival ’73 album) 4:17 / Caroline (from the Hello! album) / Forty-Five Hundred Times (from the Hello! album) / Backwater (from the Quo album) / Just Take Me (from the Quo album) / Down Down (from the On The Level album) / Roll Over Lay Down Live (single) / Roadhouse Blues Live (previously unissued version - Southend 1/3/75) 12:23 / Rain (single) / Mystery Song (from the Blue For You album) / All Through The Night (single b-side) CD2 1977-1983 - Little Lady (Live) (from the Status Quo Live! album) / Most Of The Time (Live) (from the Status Quo Live! album) / Is There A Better Way Live (from the Tokyo Quo album) / Rockin' All Over The World (single) / Rockers Rollin' (from the Rockin' All Over The World album) / Again And Again (single) / Like A Good Girl (from the If You Can't Stand The Heat album) / Another Game In Town (Rossi-Frost) (previously unreleased demo) 2:20 / Rearrange (Rossi-Frost) (previously unreleased demo) 3:06 / Shady Lady (previously unreleased demo version) 2:50 / Whatever You Want (single) / Living On An Island (single) / Bad Company (Williams-Hutchins) (previously unreleased demo) 4:28 / What You're Proposing (single) / Lies (single) / Something 'Bout You baby I Like (single) / Calling The Shots (b-side to Jealousy single previously unissued in the UK) / Jealousy (from the 1+9+8+2 album) / Hold You Back (Live) (from the Live At The N.E.C. album) 4:39 / Over The Edge (Live) (previously unissued version – Birmingham N/E/C 12/5/82) 4:21 CD3 1983-1989 - Ol' Rag Blues (previously unissued version with Alan Lanacster on vocals) 2:51 / Mess Of Blues (12" single) / The Wanderer (single) / Cadillac Ranch (Bruce Springsteen) (previously unissued demo) 4:18 / In The Army Now (single) / Dreamin' (single) / Late Last Night (12" single b-side) / Ain't Complaining (single) / Burning Bridges (single) / The Greatest Fighter (Rossi-Young) (previously unissued demo) 3:56 / Halloween (single b-side) / Lean Machine (12" single b-side) / Cream Of The Crop (Live) (previously unissued version - London 7/7/88) 4:07 / Who Gets The Love (Live) (previously unissued version - London 7/7/88) 4:32 / Bye Bye Johnny (Live) (previously unissued version - London 7/7/88) 7:15 / Little Dreamer (single) / The Power Of Rock (from the Perfect Remedy album) CD4 1990-2000 - The Anniversary Waltz (single) / Mysteries From The Ball (12" single b-side) / Dead In The Water (12" single b-side) / All We Really Wanna Do (from the Rock 'Til You Drop album) / Rock 'Til You Drop (single) / Heavy Daze (single b-side) / Better Times (single b-side) / Goin' Nowhere (from the Thirsty Work album) / Back On My Feet (from the Thirsty Work album) / Ciao Ciao (from the Thirsty Work album) / Democracy (CD single b-side) / Fun Fun Fun (single) / All Around My Hat (single) / Proud Mary Live (previously unissued version - Brighton Centre 12/12/96) 3:32 / Fighting The Pack (from the German Benzin im Blut {Petrol In The Blood} CD) / When I'm Dead And Gone (from the Famous In The Last Century album) / Good Golly Miss Molly (from the Famous In The Last Century album) / Roll Over Beethoven (from the Famous In The Last Century album). Total Time 294:08

2002 DOWN DOWN (Dutch Universal Music 586 757-2) Dutch CD compilation with the same track listing as "The Essential Status Quo Volume 1". Released in January 2002.
Down Down / Nightride / Mad About The Boy / For You / Rockin' All Over The World / Long Legged Linda / Come Rock With Me - Rockin' On / Over The Edge / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / I Love Rock And Roll / The Wanderer / Overdose / Dreamin' / Everytime I Think Of You / Magic / Ain't Complaining / Going Down For The First Time / Perfect Remedy. Total Time 70:50

2002 THE SINGLES COLLECTION 1968-69 (Castle Music CMKBX400) Limited edition (of 5,000) numbered box set made up of 7 Quo CD singles in replica picture sleeves. Released on the 28th. January 2002.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Norwegian) - Black Veils Of Melancholy / To Be Free (German) - Ice In The Sun / When My Mind Is Not Live (French) - Technicolor Dreams / Paradise Flat (Dutch) - Maker Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie (Dutch) - Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / So Ends Another Life (Swedish) - The Price Of Love (1) / Little Miss Nothing" (German). Total Time 43:24

2002 SWEDISH RADIO SESSIONS (Castle Music CMRCD490) Planned CD release of Quo's Swedish radio broadcast concert at the Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden from the 24th. November 1971. Due to licensing difficulties the release due on the 11th February was cancelled.
Junior's Wailing (3:35) / Someone's Learning (7:57) / Umleitung (7:58) / In My Chair (3:19) / Railroad (5:34) / Roadhouse Blues (8:14). Total Time 36:41

2002 THE SWEDISH COLLECTION (Swedish Universal TV 583 081-2) Double CD 'best of' collection released on the 24th. April 2002 in Sweden. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album. Disc 1 -
Whatever You Want / What You're Proposing / The Wanderer / Get Back / Rollin' Home / A Mess Of The Blues / Fun Fun Fun / Roll Over Beethoven / Caroline / Rockin' All Over The World / In The Army Now / Magic / The Anniversary Waltz Part One / Down Down / Sweet Home Chicago / Roll Over Lay Down / Don't Stop / Going Down Town Tonight / Pictures Of Matchstick Men Disc 2 - Paper Plane / Proud Mary / Again And Again / Old Time Rock And Roll / Marguerita Time / When You Walk In The Room / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Ain't Complaining / The Power Of Rock / Claudette / Rock N' Roll / Going Down For The First Time / The Anniversary Waltz Part Two / Can't Give You More (2) / Famous In The Last Century / Mystery Song / I Didn't Mean It / Dreamin' / Burning Bridges. Total Time 140:33

2002 IN THE ARMY NOW - THE COLLECTION (German Mercury 063 036-2) German compilation CD released on the 8th. July 2002.
In The Army Now / Rockin' All Over The World / Fun Fun Fun / Whatever You Want / The Wanderer / Dreamin' / Break The Rules / Down Down / Again And Again / Old Time Rock And Roll / Hound Dog / The Anniversary Waltz Part One / The Anniversary Waltz Part Two. Total Time 53:22

2002 ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP (Spectrum Music 510 341-2) Budget price re-issue. Released on the 15th July 2002. Total Time 75:57

2002 WHATEVER YOU WANT - THE VERY BEST OF STATUS QUO (German Polygram TV 553 507-2) German re-issue of the 1997 release in a cardboard cover as part of the 'Best Of The Best' series. Released in July 2002. Total Time 150:35

2002 HEAVY TRAFFIC (Universal Music TV 018 790-2) Quo's follow up studio album to the "Under The Influence" album of 2000. The track "Money Don't Matter" was exclusive to the UK release. A promo CD for the album was manufactured by Universal Music TV - with the tracks "Jam Side Down", "Blues And Rhythm", "All Stand Up", "The Oriental" and "Heavy Traffic". For the first month of release the CD was available from Woolworths with a free poster. The album entered the UK chart on the 5th. October 2002 and reached the number 15 position. It spent three weeks in the chart. Produced by Mike Paxman. Released on the 23rd. September 2002.
Blues And Rhythm (Rossi-Bown) 4:29 / All Stand Up (Never Say Never) (Rossi-Young) 4:08 / The Oriental (Rossi-Edwards) 4:29 / Creepin' Up On You (Parfitt-Edwards) 5:01 / Heavy Traffic (Rossi-Young-Edwards) 4:23 / Solid Gold (Rossi-Young) 4:12 / Green (Andy Bown) 3:35 / Jam Side Down (Britten-Dore) 3:38 / Digging Burt Bacharach (Rossi-Young) 2:31 / Do It Again (Edwards-Bown) 3:39 / Another Day (Rossi-Young) 3:47 / I Don't Remember Anymore (Andy Bown) 3:38 / Money Don't Matter (Rossi-Young) 3:45 / Rhythm Of Life (Rossi-Young) 5:04. Total Time 56:21

2002 HEAVY TRAFFIC (German Universal Music TV 064 435-2) Same as the UK release but without the track "Money Don't Matter". Released on the 23rd. September 2002. Total Time 52:34

2002 HEAVY TRAFFIC (German Universal Music TV 064 794-2) Limited edition CD issue of "Heavy Traffic" through Media Markt that included the full version of the "Anniversary Waltz" as a bonus track. Released on the 23rd. September 2002. Total Time 63:11

2002 POPSTARS OF THE 20TH CENTURY (German Mercury 109416-2) German book club release by the Bertelsmann group. The CD compilation had the same track listings as the Dutch "Classic Status Quo" CD and the French "Les Talents Due Siecle" CD. The recording of "Caroline" was the full version from the "Hello!" album.
Whatever You Want / Rockin' All Over The World / Down Down / Rain / Long Legged Linda / I Love Rock And Roll / Dirty Water / Little Dreamer / Caroline / Backwater / Don't Waste My Time / Shady Lady / Ain't Complaining / The Wanderer / Roadhouse Blues. Total Time 61:59

2002 HIT STORY (Dutch Universal Music 063 363-2) CD release available through the Dutch NBC book club. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album.
Down Down / Roll Over Lay Down / Rain / Mystery Song / Wild Side Of Life / Rockin' All Over The World / Hold You Back / Again And Again / Accident Prone / Whatever You Want / What You're Proposing / Lies / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Dear John / Ol' Rag Blues / The Wanderer / Rock N' Roll / In The Army Now. Total Time 69:42

2003 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN (BMG Camden 82876 501932) Budget price 'Pye' records material compilation. The recordings of "Down The Dustpipe", "In My Chair" and "Gerdundula" were the alternative versions included on the "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" CD re-issue of 1998. Released on the 24th. February 2003.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Technicolor Dreams / Paradise Flats / When My Mind Is Not Live / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Spinning Wheel Blues / Lakky Lady / Daughter / Good Thinking / Gerdundula / Railroad. Total Time 56:18

2003 HEAVY TRAFFIC (American Hip-O Records 440 064 435-2) Same as the UK release but without the track "Money Don't Matter". Released on the 25th. February 2003. Total Time 52:34

2003 THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (Time Life Music TL SQC 069 827-2) Four CD 'best of' compilation available through Time Life. The set included two previously unavailable tracks "Caroline" and "Rain" from Quo's appearance on TOTP2 in May 2000. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album and "Rollin' Home" was actually "Rolling Home" from the "Blue For You" album. Released in March 2003. Disc 1 -
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Mean Girl / Paper Plane / Don't Waste My Time / Big Fat Mama / Roadhouse Blues / Caroline / Roll Over Lay Down / Down Down / Break The Rules / Drifting Away / Backwater / Bye Bye Johnny Disc 2 - Rain / Wild Side Of Life / Mystery Song / Is There A Better Way / Rockin' All Over The World / Rockers Rollin' / Hold You Back / Again And Again / Accident Prone / Whatever You Want / Living On An Island / What You're Proposing / Rock N' Roll / Don't Drive My Car / Lies / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like Disc 3 - Dear John / She Don't Fool Me / Marguerita Time / Ol' Rag Blues / A Mess Of Blues / Going Down Town Tonight / The Wanderer / In The Army Now / Rolling Home / Dreamin' / Burning Bridges (On And Off And On Again) / Ain't Complaining / Who Gets The Love? / Not At All / The Anniversary Waltz Part One Disc 4 - The Anniversary Waltz Part Two / Can't Give You More (2) / Rock 'Til You Drop / Roadhouse Medley (Anniversary Waltz Part 25) / I Didn't Mean It / Sherri Don't Fail Me Now! (Edit) / Restless / When You Walk In The Room / Fun Fun Fun / Don't Stop / All Around My Hat / Mony Mony / Blues And Rhythm / All Stand Up (Never Say Never) / Heavy Traffic / Jam Side Down / Caroline (Live Top Of The Pops) 4:46 / Rain (Live Top Of The Pops) 4:31. Total Time 266:38

2003 BEST OF THE EARLY YEARS (Metro METRCD103) Budget price compilation of 'Pye' material. Released on the 14th. April 2003.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Green Tambourine / Technicolor Dreams / When My Mind Is Not Live / Face Without A Soul / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / The Price Of Love (1) / Little Miss Nothing / Gerdundula (1) / Tune To The Music / Mean Girl / Railroad / Spinning Wheel Blues / To Be Free / Good Thinking / Gotta Go Home. Total Time 67:37

2003 SPARE PARTS (Castle Music CMEDD 717) Double CD set with both stereo recordings and mono recordings of the album - together with a selection of bonus tracks. Released on the 28th. April 2003. Disc 1 (stereo versions) - F
ace Without A Soul / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Antique Angelique / So Ends Another Life / Poor Old Man / Mr. Mind Detector / The Clown / Velvet Curtains / Little Miss Nothing / When I Awake / Nothing At All / José / Do You Live In Fire Disc 2 (mono versions) - Face Without A Soul / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Antique Angelique / So Ends Another Life / Poor Old Man / Mr. Mind Detector / The Clown / Velvet Curtains / Little Miss Nothing / When I Awake / Nothing At All / Nothing At All (demo extract) 2:23 / The Price Of Love (mono version). Total Time 96:59

2003 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Castle Music CMEDD 718) Double CD set with both stereo recordings and mono recordings of the album - together with a selection of bonus tracks and BBC radio session recordings. Released on the 28th. April 2003. Disc 1 (mono versions) -
Black Veils Of Melancholy / When My Mind Is Not Live / Ice In The Sun / Elizabeth Dreams / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Paradise Flat / Technicolor Dreams / Spicks And Specks / Sheila / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Green Tambourine / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / To Be Free / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie / BBC Sessions - Interview with Brian Matthew (13/2/68) 1:07 / Pictures Of Matchstick Men (13/2/68) 3:13 / Things Get Better (Cropper-Floyd-Jackson) (13/2/68) 2:10 / Spicks And Specks (13/2/68) 2:47 / Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) (Gourrier-Bernard) (13/2/68) 2:44 / Interview with Rick Parfitt (25/2/69) 1:18/ Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (25/2/69) 2:48 Disc 2 (stereo versions) - Black Veils Of Melancholy / When My Mind Is Not Live / Ice In The Sun / Elizabeth Dreams / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Paradise Flat / Technicolor Dreams / Spicks And Specks / Sheila / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Green Tambourine / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Auntie Nellie (stereo) / BBC Sessions - Gloria (Morrison) (The Spectres 6/9/66) 2:46 / Interview with Francis Rossi (6/9/66) 0:49 / I (Who Have Nothing) (The Spectres 6/9/66) 3:02 / Neighbour, Neighbour (The Spectres 6/9/66) 2:38 / I Don't Want You (Porter-Dello) (The Traffic Jam 20/6/67) 2:33 / Almost But Not Quite There (The Traffic Jam 20/6/67) 2:38 / Spicks And Specks (The Traffic Jam 20/6/67) 2:46 / Gloria (29/3/68) 2:43 / Interview with Alan Lancaster (29/03/68) 1:00 / Black Veils Of Melancholy (29/3/68) 3:14 / Bloodhound (Bright) (29/3/68) 2:05. Total Time 124:28

2003 12 KLASSIKER (Swedish Universal Music 077 298-2) Swedish 'best of' CD compilation. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album.
Whatever You Want / What You're Proposing / Rockin' All Over The World / Roll Over Beethoven / In The Army Now / The Wanderer / Caroline / Down Down / Roll Over Lay Down / Let's Work Together / Rollin' Home / The Anniversary Waltz Part Two. Total Time 48:17

2003 TUNE TO THE MUSIC (Delta Music 47205) Budget price compilation of 'Pye' material. Released on the 19th. May 2003.
Daughter / Something's Going On In My Head / Everything / Down The Dustpipe / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / In My Chair / Railroad / José / Face Without A Soul / Tune To The Music / Gerdundula (1) / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Shy Fly / When My Mind Is Not Live / Junior's Wailing / Ice In The Sun / Technicolor Dreams / Mean Girl / (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet (The Spectres) / Almost But Not Quite There (Traffic Jam). Total Time 62:42

2003 3 ORIGINAL CDs (Mercury 73145427882) Box set manufactured in the EU - with the CD albums "Rockin' All Over The World", "Hello!" and "On The Level". Total Time 122.77

2003 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (Castle Music CMQCD 754) CD re-issue with bonus tracks and BBC radio session recordings - Is It Really Me? / Gotta Go Home (early rough mix) 6:54 / Daughter (early working mix) 2:57 / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Gerdundula (1) / Down The Dustpipe (BBC Session Oct 1970) 1:49 / Junior's Wailing (BBC Session Oct 1970) 3:01 / Spinning Wheel Blues (BBC Session Oct 1970) 2:17 / Need Your Love (BBC Session Oct 1970) 2:29 / In My Chair (1979 promo flexi) 1:37. Released on the 28th July 2003. Total Time 72:00

2003 DOG OF TWO HEAD (Castle Music CMQCD 755) CD re-issue with bonus tracks and BBC radio session recordings - Mean Girl (alternative mix) 3:51 / Tune To The Music / Good Thinking / Mean Girl (BBC Session 3/3/72) 3:08 / Railroad (BBC Session 3/3/72) 5:32. Released on the 28th July 2003. Total Time 56:15

2003 THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (Universal Music CCM 063618-2) Two CD 'greatest hits' compilation - with a third bonus CD, manufactured in Holland for the American market. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album. Released on the 12th August 2003. Disc 1 -
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Paper Plane / Mean Girl / Break The Rules / Down Down / Roll Over Lay Down / Rain / Mystery Song / Wild Side Of Life / Rockin' All Over The World / Hold You Back / Again And Again / Accident Prone / Whatever You Want / Runaway / What You're Proposing Disc 2 - Lies / Rock 'N Roll / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Dear John / She Don't Fool Me / Ol' Rag Blues / A Mess Of Blues / Marguerita Time / The Wanderer / Rollin' Home / In The Army Now / Dreamin' / Ain't Complaining / Burning Bridges / The Anniversary Waltz Part One / The Anniversary Waltz Part Two / Can't Give You More (2) / Rock 'Til You Drop - I Didn't Mean It / Sherri Don't Fail Me Now! Disc 3 - Raining In My Heart / Fun Fun Fun / All Around My Hat / Don't Stop / Caroline (Live at the N.E.C) / Whatever You Want (Live at the NEC) / Roadhouse Medley (Anniversary Waltz Part 25). Total Time 196.30

2003 DON'T STOP (Spectrum Music 531 035-2) Budget price re-issue. Released on the 6th October 2003. Total Time 55:54

2003 FTMO...LIVE No.2 (FTMO) Two CD interview set from the fan club available from October 2003. Total Time 96:29

2003 RIFFS (Universal Music TV 9813909) Quo's third 'covers' album. The track "Don't Bring Me Down" was exclusive to the UK edition. Initial copies of the CD included a bonus (Universal Music TV 9813911) DVD with - Caroline (from 'The One & Only') / Roll Over Lay Down (One & Only) / Whatever You Want (One & Only) / Forty-Five Hundred Times-Rain (Filmed live at Heitere Open Air, Zofingen, Switzerland - August 2003) / Solid Gold (Heitere Open Air) / Paper Plane (from Top of the Pops 2 Special) / All Stand Up (Exclusive unbroadcast version - originally filmed for Top of the Pops) / Rockin All Over The World (Taken from Top of the Pops 2000th Edition) / Jam Side Down (Promo Video). Two promo CDs were manufactured by Universal Music (RIF2) with the tracks - Caroline 2003, Rockin' All Over The World 2003, Born To Be Wild and the Wild One and a second promo CD with the whole album (RIF1). The album entered the UK charts on the 29th. November 2003. It reached the number 44 position and spent two weeks in the chart. Produced by Mike Paxman. Released on the 17th November 2003.
Caroline 2003 4:54 / I Fought The Law (Sonny Curtis) 3:04 / Born To Be Wild (Mars Bonfire) 4:31 / Takin' Care Of Business (Randy Bachman) 5:07 / Wild One (O'Keefe-Greenam-Owens) 3:47 / On The Road Again (Floyd Jones-Alan Wilson) 5:23) / Tobacco Road (John D Loudermilk) 2:39 / Centerfold (J Geils Band) 3:48 / All Day And All Of The Night (Ray Davies) 2:29 / Don't Bring Me Down (Jeff Lynne) 3:57 / Junior's Wailing 2003 3:28 / Pump It Up (Elvis Costello) 3:30 / Down The Dustpipe 2003 2:52 / Whatever You Want 2003 4:32 / Rockin' All Over The World 2003 3:51. Total Time 57:33

2003 RIFFS (Universal Music TV 9813910) As above but without the bonus DVD. Released on the 17th November 2003. Total Time 57:33

2004 STAR BOULEVARD (German Polydor 980 694-3) Two CD compilation. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album and the recording of "Hold You Back" was from the "Live At The N.E.C." album. Released on the 5th January 2004. Disc 1 -
Rockin' All Over The World / In The Army Now / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / The Wanderer / Down Down / What You're Proposing / Ice In The Sun / Mystery Song / Roll Over Lay Down / Paper Plane / Hard Time / A Mess Of Blues / I Didn't Mean It Disc 2 - Whatever You Want / Break The Rules / Wild Side Of Life / Again And Again / Living On An Island / Dreamin' / Rollin' Home / Rain / Caroline / Lies / Marguerita Time / For You / Don't Waste My Time / I Love Rock And Roll. Total Time 104:28

2004 THE COMPLETE PYE COLLECTION (Sanctuary Midline SMETD003) Three CD compilation box set released on the 19th January 2004. Disc 1 -
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Black Veils Of Melancholy / To Be Free / Ice In The Sun / When My Mind Is Not Live / Elizabeth Dreams / Paradise Flat / Technicolor Dreams / Spicks And Specks / Sheila / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Green Tambourine / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie / I (Who Have Nothing) / Neighbour, Neighbour / Hurdy Gurdy Man / Laticia / (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet / I Want It / Spicks And Specks (Spectres' version) / Almost But Not Quite There / Wait Just A Minute / Walking With My Angel / When He Passed By Disc 2 - Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / So Ends Another Life / Face Without A Soul / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Antique Angelique / Poor Old Man / Mr. Mind Detector / The Clown / Velvet Curtains / Little Miss Nothing / When I Awake / Nothing At All / José / Do You Live In Fire / The Price Of Love (1) / Down The Dustpipe / Spinning Wheel Blues / Daughter / Everything / Shy Fly / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Gerdundula (1) Disc 3 - Junior's Wailing / Lakky Lady / Need Your Love / Lazy Poker Blues / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home / In My Chair / Tune To The Music / Good Thinking / Umleitung / Something's Going On In My Head / Mean Girl / Gerdundula (2) / Railroad / Someone's Learning / Nanana. Total Time 218:17

2004 ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD (Norwegian Universal Music 548748 2) Norwegian 'best of' CD compilation. "Roll Over Lay Down" was the an edited version of the studio recording from the "Hello!" album. Released on the 5th April 2004.
Whatever You Want / Rockin' All Over The World / What You're Proposing / Down Down / Wild Side Of Life / Caroline / Rain / Paper Plane / Lies / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Dear John / Roll Over Lay Down / Again And Again / Living On An Island / Marguerita Time / In The Army Now / Burning Bridges / Ain't Complaining / The Wanderer / Rollin' Home / Old Time Rock And Roll. Total Time 76:32

2004 ESSENTIAL STATUS QUO (Spanish Spectrum Music 060249088159) Three CD box set. Total Time 219:53

2004 XS ALL AREAS - THE GREATEST HITS (Universal Music TV 9824179) Double set 'best of' compilation that included a then exclusive track "Thinking Of You". The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello!" album and the recording of "Forty-Five Hundred Times" was an edited version of the song from the "Hello!" album. The album entered the UK chart on the 26th. September 2004. It reached the number 16 position and spent three weeks in the chart. Released on the 20th. September 2004. Disc 1 -
Caroline / Down Down / Paper Plane / Big Fat Mama / Roll Over Lay Down / Softer Ride / Don't Waste My Time / Little Lady / Mystery Song / Rain / Break The Rules / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Hold You Back / Rockin' All Over The World / Whatever You Want / Don't Drive My Car / Again And Again / Forty Five Hundred Times 7:40 / All Stand Up Disc 2 - You'll Come 'Round / Thinking Of You (Rossi-Young) 3:54 / Jam Side Down / Creepin' Up On You / Down The Dustpipe 2003 / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / In My Chair / Gerdundula (1) / Wild Side Of Life / Rock N' Roll / What You're Proposing / The Wanderer / Living On An Island / Marguerita Time / In The Army Now / When You Walk In The Room / Burning Bridges / Fun Fun Fun / Old Time Rock And Roll / The Anniversary Waltz Part One. Total Time 157:28

2004 HET BESTE VAN STATUS QUO (Belgian Sabam 261308) Quo compilation that came with the 15th. December 2004 issue of the Belgian newspaper Laatstte Nieuws. R
oll Over Lay Down / Whatever You Want / What You're Proposing / Down Down / Paper Plane / Backwater / Don't Stop Me Now / The Wanderer / In The Army Now / Caroline. Total Time 36:83

2005 ON THE LEVEL (Mercury Records 982 591-0) Re-mastered release of the album with the bonus tracks "Down Down" 7" single version, "Roll Over Lay Down", Gerdundula" & "Junior's Wailing" from the 'Live EP' and "Roadhouse Blues" from the 'Rockers Rollin' CD box set. Released on the 31st. January 2005. Total Time 67:14

2005 QUO (Mercury Records 982 594-0) Re-mastered release of the album with the bonus track "Lonely Night". Released on the 31st. January 2005. Total Time 40:40

2005 HELLO! (Mercury Records 982 594-2) Re-mastered release of the album with the bonus track "Joanne". Released on the 31st. January 2005. Total Time 43:10

2005 STATUS QUO LIVE! (Mercury Records 982 597-2) Double CD re-mastered release of the albums - with the songs placed in the order that they were performed during the 'live' recordings. Released on the 31st January 2005. Disc 1 -
Junior's Wailing / Backwater-Just Take Me / Is There A Better Way / In My Chair / Little Lady-Most Of The Time / Rain / Forty-Five Hundred Times Disc 2 - Roll Over Lay Down / Big Fat Mama / Don't Waste My Time / Roadhouse Blues / Caroline / Bye Bye Johnny. Total Time 93:37

2005 BLUE FOR YOU (Mercury Records 982 597-6) Re-mastered release of the album with the bonus tracks "You Lost The Love", "Mystery Song" 7" single version, "Wild Side Of Life", "All Through The Night" and a previously un-issued demo recording of "Wild Side Of Life" 3:49. Released on the 31st. January 2005. Total Time 55:02

2005 PILEDRIVER (Mercury Records 982 597-7) Re-mastered release of the album with the bonus track "Don't Waste My Time" 'live' from the Reading Festival in 1973. Released on the 31st. January 2005. Total Time 44:28

2005 IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT (Mercury Records 982 594-1) Re-mastered release of the album with the edited 7" single version of "Accident Prone" added as a bonus track. Released on the 7th. March 2005. Total Time 42:03

2005 NEVER TOO LATE (Mercury Records 982 584-3) Re-mastered release of the album with the edited 7" single version of "Rock N' Roll" added as a bonus track. Released on the 7th. March 2005. Total Time 44:47

2005 JUST SUPPOSIN' (Mercury Records 982 596-7) Re-mastered release of the album with the bonus track "AB Blues". The CD also included the track "The Wild Ones" that had been omitted from the CD release in 1991. Released on the 7th. March 2005. Total Time 45:48 

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