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Overseas Only Vinyl Singles & Albums

This section lists 'overseas only' releases (vinyl singles and albums) and provides details of releases that differed to the UK issue.  Illegal tape only releases from the Middle East and the Far East are note included.


AMERICAN RELEASES

Singles

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Midnight In Moscow (Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen) (Re-Issue) (Collectables COL 3137)

TECHNICOLOR DREAMS / Spicks And Specks (Cadet Concept 7010 17361)

DON'T WASTE MY TIME / All The Reasons (A & M 1425-S)

PAPER PLANE / All The Reasons (A & M 1445)

CAROLINE / Softer Ride (A & M 1510-S)

Albums

MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Cadet Concept LPS-315) American version of the "Picturesque Matchstickable Messages" album. Different sleeve and omitted "Sheila" and "Green Tambourine". Mono version LP-315.

MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (Janus JLS 3018) Included "In My Chair" but omitted "Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home". Different back sleeve.

STATUS QUO (Capital ST-11509) "Blue For You" album. Different sleeve.

STATUS QUO LIVE! (Capital SKBB-11623) Different sleeve and black & white picture inner bags.

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (A & M SP-9051) Single album. Backwater / Just Take Me / Caroline / All The Reasons / Drifting Away - Blue Eyed Lady / O Baby / And It's Better Now / Forty-Five Hundred Times (1).

NOW HERE THIS (Riva RVL 7402) The "Whatever You Want" album re-mixed for the American market. Released in 1980. Different sleeve.

STATUS QUO (Mercury 836 651-1) Single album released in 1989. Ain't Complaining / Everytime I Think Of You / In The Army Now / Another Shipwreck / Rollin' Home (2) / I Know You're Leaving - Rockin' All Over The World (1988 version 3:30) / Who Gets The Love? / Red Sky / Cross That Bridge / Magic / Cream Of The Crop.



ARGENTINIAN RELEASES

Singles


IPICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Gentelman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe (33 rpm) (Music Hall 31.101)

ICE IN THE SUN / When My Mind Is Not Live (33 rpm) (Pye 31.138)

MAKE ME STAY A BIT LONGER / Auntie Nellie (33 rpm) (Pye 31.190)

FACE WITHOUT A SOUL / Mr. Mind Detector (33 rpm) (Pye 31.333)

IN MY CHAIR / Down The Dustpipe (Re-Issue) (Music Hall 32.551)

DOWN THE DUSTPIPE (Four track various artists E.P.) (Pye 60.364)

MARGUERITA TIME / A Mess Of Blues (Vertigo 818 904-7)

IN THE ARMY NOW / Dreamin' (Vertigo 0000261)

Albums

SPARE PARTS (Music Hall 12.868) Different back sleeve.

EVERYTHING (Music Hall 12 908) "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" album. Different sleeve.

HELLO! (Vertigo 6360 098) Different back sleeve.

BAJANDO POR LA CHIMENEA (Music Hall MH-13.190) Compilation album issued in 1978. Mean Girl / Tune To The Music / Down The Dustpipe / Nanana / Shy Fly / Gerdudula (2) / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe - Railroad / Lazy Poker Blues / In My Chair / Something's Going On In My Head / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Spinning Wheel Blues.

12 GOLD BARS (Vertigo 6360 179) Different back sleeve.

1+9+8+2 (Vertigo 6302 189) The 'XX' on the front cover was black.

IN THE ARMY NOW (Vertigo 830 049-1) Different sleeve and not released until 1987.



AUSTRALIAN RELEASES

Singles


TECHNICOLOR DREAMS / Paradise Flat (Astor AP-1574)

ROCKERS ROLLIN' / Hold You Back (Vertigo 6059 193)

I LOVE ROCK AND ROLL / Calling The Shots (Vertigo 6000 874)

Albums

THE STATUS QUO FILE (PRT FILD 005) Different sleeve.

WHATEVER YOU WANT (Vertigo 6360 175) Different back sleeve.

FRESH QUOTA (PRT MINILP - 003) Issued as a 12".

NO THOUGHT FOR TOMORROW (Vertigo JB 078) Single album released in 1980. All The Reasons / Big Fat Mama / Paper Plane / Blue Eyed Lady / A A Reason For Living / Roll Over Lay Down - Caroline / Softer Ride / Backwater / Just Take Me / Break The Rules / Drifting Away.

SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO VOLUME 1 (PRT SPOT 1010) Single album only. Side 1 & 2 of the U.K. release.

SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO VOLUME 2 (PRT SPOT 2010) Single album only. Side 3 & 4 of the U.K. released Volume 1.

LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-1) Single album released in 1984. The 'Live' album from "From The Makers Of..."



AUSTRIAN RELEASES

Single


ROCKERS ROLLIN' / Hold You Back (Vertigo 6059 193)



BELGIAN RELEASES

Single


DOWN DOWN / Caroline (Re-Issue) (Vertigo 812 174-7)

Albums

ORIGINAL HITS (Kaleidoscope KAL 19020) Single album. In My Chair / Junior's Wailing / Umleitung / Lazy Poker Blues - Gerdundula (2) / Someone's Learning / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Spinning Wheel Blues.

STATUS QUO (Vogue VK 5) Single album released in 1976. Mean Girl / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / The Price Of Love (1) / Spicks And Specks / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Sheila - Down The Dustpipe / Gerdundula (2) / Face Without A Soul / In My Chair / Green Tambourine / Velvet Curtains.

STATUS QUO TWO (Vogue VK 33) Single album released in 1976. Railroad / Umleitung / Spinning Wheel Blues / Daughter - Tune To The Music / Someone's Learning / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Lakky Lady.

STATUS QUO (Vogue VK 66) Single album released in 1977. Spinning Wheel Blues / Daughter / Everything / Shy Fly / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Lazy Poker Blues - Junior's Wailing / Lakky Lady / Need Your Love / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home.

STATUS QUO (Vogue DIA. 306) Single album released in 1978. Spinning Wheel Blues / Tune To The Music / Umleitung / Mean Girl / Gerdundula (2) / Nanana - Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Something's Going On In My Head / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home / Lakky Lady.

PORTRAIT (B R Music BRLP 54) Single album released in 1986. Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Spinning Wheel Blues / Technicolor Dreams / Mean Girl / Something's Going On In My Head / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Antique Angelique / Spicks And Specks - Ice In The Sun / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Gerdundula / Junior's Wailing / Everything / Tune To The Music / The Price Of Love (1) / Paradise Flat / The Clown / Sheila.



BOLIVIAN RELEASES

Single


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN - Any Old Time You're Lonely And Sad (The Foundations) / Young Girl (Precious Few) - Rainbow (David Garrick) {on blue vinyl} (Pye 217)

Album

JUST SUPPOSIN' (Vertigo 6302 057) Different colour back sleeve.



BRAZILIAN RELEASES

Single


BREAK THE RULES / Lonely Man (33 rpm) (Vertigo 6059 101)

E.P.s

DOWN THE DUSTPIPE - Spicks And Specks / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love - Little Miss Nothing (Musicdisc MS-01)

Split 7" E.P. with one side of Status Quo and one side of the Kinks. Side 1: Technicolor Dreams / Paradise Flat / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie (Musicdisc MINI - 9)

DOWN DOWN - Little Lady / Over And Done - What To Do (Vertigo 6276 010)

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN - Paradise Flat / So Ends Another Life - Sunny Cellophane Skies (Re-Issue) (Pye 4.14-202-022)

Albums

PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Musicdisc HI-FI 2198) Different back sleeve design.

GREASY SPOON (Musicdisc HI-FI-2234) "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" album but with the tracks in a different order. Different front sleeve. Shy Fly / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Spinning Wheel Blues / Need Your Love / Junior's Wailing - Lakky Lady / Daughter / Lazy Poker Blues / Everything / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home.

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Musicdisc 4.14-404-075) Different back sleeve.

QUO (Vertigo 6360 106) Different coloured back sleeve.

ON THE LEVEL (Vertigo 6360 117) Black & white back sleeve.

QUOTATIONS VOL.1 - THE BEGINNING (Young 320.7046) Different back sleeve.



CANADIAN RELEASES

Vertigo recorded material, over 1972-1977, the same as America.



COLUMBIAN RELEASES

Album


12 GOLD BARS (Vertigo 6360 179) Different colour back sleeve.

IN THE ARMY NOW (Vertigo 830049) Different back sleeve.



CZECHOSLOVAKIAN RELEASES

Album


1+9+8+2 (Supraphon 1113 3267) Issued with band profile inner sleeve and not released until 1983. The 'XX' on the front cover was grey.



DUTCH RELEASES

Singles


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Ice In The Sun (Re-Issue) (B R Music 45086)

TECHNICOLOR DREAMS / Paradise Flat (Pye 7N-17650)

MEAN GIRL / Technicolor Dreams (Re-Issue) (B R Music 45096)

ROCKERS ROLLIN' / HOLD YOU BACK (Double 'A' side) (Vertigo 6059 193)

LIVING ON AN ISLAND / RUNAWAY (Double 'A' side) (Vertigo 6059 248)

YOUNG PRETENDER / Never Too Late (Vertigo 6000 839)

JEALOUSY / Calling The Shots (Vertigo 6000 871)

ROCK N' ROLL / No Contract (Vertigo 880 525-7)

Albums

THE BEST OF 1972 - 1974 (Vertigo 9279 314) Single album released in 1981. Same track listing as the Australian album "No Thought For Tomorrow".

LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-1) Same as the Australian release.

THE COMPLETE HIT ALBUM (Arcade ADEH/C 166) Double album released in 1985. The Wanderer / Dear John / Down Down / Lies / Rockin' All Over The World / Mean Girl - Whatever You Want / Hold You Back / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Wild Side Of Life / What You're Proposing / Black Veils Of Melancholy - Roll Over Lay Down / Mystery Song / Rain / Caroline / Accident Prone / Pictures Of Matchstick Men - Rock N' Roll / Marguerita Time / Again And Again / Ol' Rag Blues / Ice In The Sun / Runaway.

GREATEST HITS (Vertigo 826 756-1) Single album released in 1985. Same track listing as "12 Gold Bars Volume 1".

2 GREAT POP CLASSICS (Vertigo 830 182-1) Double album released in 1987. Same track listing as "12 Gold Bars Volume 1 and 2".



EAST GERMAN RELEASES

Singles


SHE DON'T FOOL ME - Jealousy / What You're Proposing - Dear Johm (Amiga 5 56 053)

Album

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD (Amiga 8 55 725) Different sleeve and not released until 1980.



FILIPINO RELEASE

Single


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Green Tambourine (Pye-540)



FRENCH RELEASES

Singles


SPINNING WHEEL BLUES / Tune To The Music (Re-Issue) (Pye 45.PY.140216)

ROLL OVER LAY DOWN (Live) / Where I Am (Vertigo 6059 126)

ROCKERS ROLLIN' / Hold You Back (Vertigo 6173 583)

LIVING ON AN ISLAND / Down Down (Vertigo 6059 273)

SHE DON'T FOOL ME / I Want The World To Know (Vertigo 6000 812)

I KNOW YOU'RE LEAVING / That's Alright (Vertigo 872 270-7)

Albums

ENCORE (Pye LDM.30256) Single album released in 1974. Someone's Learning / Spicks And Specks / Junior's Wailing / The Price Of Love (1) / Poor Old Man - Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Lazy Poker Blues / Ice In The Sun / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home / Green Tambourine.

LE DOUBLE DISQUE D'OR DE STATUS QUO (Pye PYA 16006) Double album released in 1977. Spinning Wheel Blues / Down The Dustpipe / Umleitung / Shy Fly / Mean Girl - Gerdundula (2) / Spicks And Specks / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesday - Tune To The Music / Everything / Someone's Learning / In My Chair / Something's Going On In My Head - Railroad / Lazy Poker Blues / Junior's Wailing / Lakky Lady / Daughter / Nanana.

DOCUMENT SERIE (Pye CLVXPY 688) "The Status Quo File".

IN MY CHAIR (Vogue MD.9018) Single album released in 1979. Available in green, blue or black vinyl. Same track listing as the Belgian "Original Hits" album.

MEAN GIRL (Vogue MD.9053) Single album released in 1979. Volume two of "In My Chair". Mean Girl / Need Your Love / Down The Dustpipe / Nanana / Something's Going On In My Head - Tune To The Music / Daughter / Lakky Lady / Everything / Railroad.

STATUS QUO 1972 - 1980 (Vertigo 6685 136) Triple album Box Set. Backwater / Break The Rules / Fine Fine Fine / Drifting Away / Don't Think It Matters - Roadhouse Blues / Big Fat Mama / Paper Plane / Don't Waste My Time / A Year - Rockin' All Over The World / Hard Time / Rolling Home (1) / Mystery Song / Rain - Blue For You / Little Lady / Over And Done / Wild Side Of Life / Down Down - What You're Proposing / Lies / Don't Drive My Car / Again And Again / Long Legged Linda - Whatever You Want / Come Rock With Me / Rockin' On / Accident Prone / Rockers Rollin'.

LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-1) Same as the Australian release.



GREEK RELEASES

Singles


ICE IN THE SUN / Black Veils Of Melancholy (Pye GP3266)

IN MY CHAIR / Down The Dustpipe (Pye 6071 200)

Album

PILEDRIVER (Vertigo 6360 082) Grey & white back sleeve.

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Pye 5001) Different back sleeve.

SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO (PRT 70019) Different track listing to the UK release. Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Spicks And Specks / Mean Girl / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Black Veils Of Melancholy - Someone's learning / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home / Something's Going On In My Head / Lazy Poker Blues / Nanana / In My Chair.

STATUS QUO LIVE (Capital 062-7901971) Single 'live' album released in 1988. Recorded at the Apollo Theatre, Glasgow in October 1976. Roadhouse Blues / Roll Over Lay Down / Don't Waste My Time - Backwater / Just Take Me / Forty-Five Hundred Times / Caroline / Big Fat Mama.



INDIAN RELEASES

Albums


WHATEVER YOU WANT (Vertigo 6360 175) Black & white back sleeve.

12 GOLD BARS (Vertigo 6360 179) Different colour back sleeve.

JUST SUPPOSIN' (Vertigo 6302 057) Different colour back sleeve.



IRISH RELEASES

Singles


TECHNICOLOR DREAMS / Paradise Flat (Pye 7N 17650)

JEALOUSY / Calling The Shots (Vertigo QUO 9)



ISRAELI RELEASES

Single


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Ice In The Sun (Re-Issue) (Piccadilly RR 4576)

Albums

PILEDRIVER (Vertigo 6360 082) Different back sleeve.

QUO (Vertigo 6360 106) Red back sleeve.

ON THE LEVEL (Vertigo 6360 117) Different back sleeve.

BLUE FOR YOU (Vertigo 6360 128) Different back sleeve.  

WHATEVER YOU WANT (Vertigo 6360 175) Black & white back sleeve.

JUST SUPPOSIN' (Vertigo 6302 057) Different back sleeve.

1+9+8+2 (Vertigo 6302 189) Back sleeve band picture in black & white and the 'XX' on the front cover was light grey.

IN THE ARMY NOW (Vertigo 830 049-1) Different back sleeve.



ITALIAN RELEASES

Singles


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Ice In The Sun (Pye P67 - 003)

MYSTERY SONG / Rain (Vertigo 6059 146)

Albums

QUO (Vertigo 9279 312) Re-Issued in the Success Rock Giant series. Different sleeve.

STATUS QUO (Super Stars SU-1018) Released in 1982. Same track listing as "On The Level". Issued in a gatefold sleeve with a twelve page booklet.

ROCKIN' AROUND WITH .... (Super Stars SU-1018) Later issue of the above.

20 GREATEST HITS (PRT PRLP 22) Single album released in 1989. Umleitung / Spinning Wheel Blues / Spicks And Specks / Face Without A Soul / Gerdundula (2) / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Pictures of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / Railroad / Lakky Lady - Lazy Poker Blues / Technicolor Dreams / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Need Your Love / Someone's Learning / Something's Going On In My Head / Green Tambourine / Elizabeth Dreams / Shy Fly / Everything.

ROCKING ALL OVER THE YEARS (Vertigo 512 424-1) Different release to the U.K. issue. Single album issued in 1992. Whatever You Want / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Marguerita Time / Invitation / Rockin' All Over The World (incorrectly shown as Rockin' All Over The Years) / 1000 Years - In The Army Now / Wild Side Of Life / The Wanderer / For You / Burning Bridges / The Anniversary Waltz Part One.

PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Earmark 42026) Re-issued in 2003 on 180 gram vinyl.

SPARE PARTS (Earmark 42032) Re-issued in 2004 on 180 gram vinyl.

MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (Earmark 42033) Re-issued in 2004 on 180 gram vinyl. 

DOG OF TWO HEAD (Earmark 42035) Re-issued in 2004 on 180 gram vinyl. 



JAPANESE RELEASES

Singles


ICE IN THE SUN / Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Pye LL-2222-Y)

PAPER PLANE / Don't Waste My Time (Vertigo SFL - 1792)

ROLL OVER LAY DOWN (Live) / Junior's Wailing (Live) (Vertigo SFL - 2036)

Albums

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Teichiku UPS-573-Y) Different track listing to the U.K. release. Also different back sleeve and included a lyric sheet insert. Mean Girl / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / Spicks And Specks / In My Chair - Umleitung / Tune To The Music / Gerdundula (2) / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Daughter / Spinning Wheel Blues.

TOKYO QUO ( Vertigo RJ-7202) Single 'live' album released in 1977. Recorded at the Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo on the 17th. November 1976. Is There A Better Way / Little Lady / Most Of The Time / Rain / Caroline - Roll Over Lay Down / Big Fat Mama / Don't Waste My Time / Bye Bye Johnny.

FRESH QUOTA (PRT SP 15-5226) Issued as a 12". Included a lyric sheet insert.

1+9+8+2 (Vertigo 25PP-52) The 'XX' was not shown front cover omitted.



KOREAN RELEASES

Albums


STATUS QUO LIVE! (Life Studio 54 JR-076) Different sleeve design (similar to the American album cover)

ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP (Vertigo RP 3025) Different back sleeve.



LEBANESE RELEASES

Single


IN MY CHAIR - When My Mind Is Not Live (Pye PM 109)



MALAYSIAN RELEASES

Albums

PILEDRIVER (Vertigo 6360 082) Black & white back sleeve.

ON THE LEVEL (SAS 610) Different back sleeve.



MEXICAN RELEASES

Singles


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN - Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe / Ice In The Sun - When My Mind Is Not Live (Pye GX 07-537)

IN MY CHAIR / Need Your Love (Pye G1024)

IN MY CHAIR - Need Your Love / Pictures Of Matchstick Men - Ice In The Sun (Pye GX 07-736)

IN MY CHAIR - Face Without A Soul / Pictures Of Matchtsick Men - Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (Orfeon EPI-205)

NEED YOUR LOVE / In My Chair - Mean Girl (Orfeon EPI-300)

Albums

STATUS QUO (Gamma GX 01-313) Single album released in 1969.  Black Veils Of Melancholy / When My Mind Is Not Live / Elizabeth Dreams / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe / Paradise Flat - Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Technicolor Dreams / Spicks And Specks / Sheila / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Green Tambourine.

DOG OF TWO HEAD (Orfeon LPI/E-314) Different back sleeve. Released in 1972.

30 AÑOS DE MÚSICA ROCK (Vertigo 822 306-1) Released in 1984. Same track listing as "If You Can't Stand The Heat".



NEW ZEALAND RELEASES

Singles


TECHNICOLOR DREAMS / Paradise Flat (Pye 7N 17650)

MAD ABOUT THE BOY / Ease Your Mind (Vertigo 6059 143)

ROCKERS ROLLIN' / Hold You Back (Vertigo 6059 193)

Albums

DOG OF TWO HEAD (Polydor NSPL 18371) Different back sleeve.

STATUS QUO COLLECTION (Vertigo DAR 205) Double album released in 1979. Rockin' All Over The World / Backwater / Don't Waste My Time / Blue For You / A Reason For Living / Most Of The Time - Again And Again / Nightride / Blue Eyed Lady / Lonely Man / Rockers Rollin' / Unspoken Words - Down Down / You Don't Own Me / Don't Think It Matters / Who Am I / Forty-Five Hundred Times - Rolling Home (1) / Roadhouse Blues / Drifting Away / For You / Mystery Song / A Year.



PERUVIAN RELEASES

Album


WHATEVER YOU WANT (Vertigo 6360 175) Black & white back sleeve.



POLISH RELEASES

Flexi Discs


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / The Move (373)

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Kites (Simon Dupree - And The Big Sound) (M 381)

ICE IN THE SUN (M 1151)

DOWN THE DUSTPIPE / Solaimon (Neil Diamond) ( N 82)

PAPER PLANE / Blockbuster (The Sweet) (772)

SOFTER RIDE (M 0199)

Postcard Discs

GERDUNDULA (2)

GREEN TAMBOURINE

SPICKS AND SPECKS

NEIGHBOUR, NEIGHBOUR (The Spectres) (B & H PUR 000976)

BIRD DOG (The Spectres) (B & H PUR 000977)

DAUGHTER

I WANT IT (The Spectres)

(WE AIN'T GOT) NOTHIN' YET (The Spectres)

ELIZABETH DREAMS

POOR OLD MAN

FACE WITHOUT A SOUL

SHEILA

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN

MR. MIND DETECTOR

SO ENDS ANOTHER LIFE

THE CLOWN

IN MY CHAIR

SHY FLY

SPINNING WHEEL BLUES

THE PRICE OF LOVE

PAPER PLANE

CAROLINE

DOWN DOWN

RAIN

ROCK N' ROLL

DEAR JOHN

THE WANDERER

ROLLIN' HOME

BURNING BRIDGES

IN THE ARMY NOW

LET'S WORK TOGETHER

BRING IT ON HOME

LIKE A ZOMBIE

FAME OR MONEY

FAKIN' THE BLUES

ONE MAN BAND

WARNING SHOT

CAN'T GIVE YOU MORE

ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP

NOTHING COMES EASY

GOOD SIGN

ALL WE REALLY WANNA DO (POLLY)

MEAN GIRL

HEART ON HOLD

THROW HER A LINE

SAVE ME

IN YOUR EYES

CALLING

END OF THE LINE

SPEECHLESS

OVERDOSE

NOT AT ALL

MAN OVERBOARD

ADDRESS BOOK

DREAMIN'

GOING DOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME

LITTLE DREAMER

PERFECT REMEDY

TOMMY'S IN LOVE

ANNIVERSARY WALTZ

FAKIN' THE BLUES

OL' RAG BLUES

ONE MAN BAND

WHAT YOU'RE PROPOSING

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD



PORTUGUESE RELEASES

Singles


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN - Black Veils Of Melancholy / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe - To Be Free (Pye PAT 54007)

TECHNICOLOR DREAMS - Paradise Flat / Ice In The Sun - When My Mind Is Not Live (Pye PAT 54012)

Albums

ON THE LEVEL (Vertigo 2138) Tracks in a different order.  Bye Bye Johnny / I Saw The Light / Over And Done / Where I Am / Nightride - Down Down / Broken Man / What To Do / Little Lady / Most Of The Time.

LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-1) Same as the Australian release but did not shown 'At The N.E.C.' on the front sleeve.

SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO - PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN (PRT PRP 89) Single album repackaging of Side 1 & 2 of the "Spotlight On Status Quo" album issued in 1985.

SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO - MEAN GIRL (PRT PRP 90) Single album repackaging of Side 3 & 4 of the "Spotlight On Status Quo" album issued in 1985.



RUSSIAN RELEASES

Flexi Discs


ROCK N' ROLL (available on brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 595)

LAZY POKER BLUES (available on blue plastic) (Bya Koh A60 1595)

JOSIE (available on clear, green & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2061)

LET ME FLY (available on clear & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2062)
GOOD THINKING (available on clear, blue & green plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2117)

RUNAWAY (available on clear, green, brown & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2118)

IN MY CHAIR (available on clear, blue, green, brown & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2173)

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT (available on clear, green, red & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2174)

PARADISE FLAT (available on clear, yellow & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2221)

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN (available on clear, green, red & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2339)

DON'T DRIVE MY CAR (available on clear, green & red plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2408)

ARE YOU GROWING TIRED OF MY LOVE (available on clear, green & red plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2421)

UMLEITUNG (available on clear, green, blue & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2429)

LAKKY LADY (available on clear, red & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2434)

SUNNY CELLOPHANE SKIES (available on clear, blue, brown & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2435)

BRING IT ON HOME (available on clear, brown & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2534)

TOO FAR GONE (available on clear, green, blue & red plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2535)

THE PRICE OF LOVE (available on clear, green & red plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2536)

SOFTER RIDE (available on clear, green, brown & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2540)

BLOODHOUND (The Spectres) (available on clear, red & green plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2664)

BIRD DOG (The Spectres) (available on clear, brown & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2665)

IS IT REALLY ME? (available on clear, green & yellow plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2690)

WHO GETS THE LOVE? (available on clear, yellow & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2887)

SPINNING WHEEL BLUES (available on clear, red & blue plastic) (Bya Koh A60 2892)

BIG MAN (available on clear, yellow & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3044)

BIG FAT MAMA (available on clear, red & blue plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3046)

ROADHOUSE BLUES (triangle cut - available on clear, green & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3059)

CALLING - IN YOUR EYES (available on clear, yellow & blue plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3120)

MARGUERITA TIME (available on clear, red & brown plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3123)

BYE BYE JOHNNY (available on clear, yellow & green plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3150)

RUN TO MUMMY (available on clear, yellow & green plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3254)

LONG LEGGED LINDA (available on clear, brown & blue plastic) (Bya Koh A60 3256)

ACCIDENT PRONE (available on clear, yellow & red plastic) (Bya Koh A60 4113)

JUST TAKE ME (available on clear, green, brown & blue plastic) (Bya Koh A60 4114)

BABY BOY (available on clear, green & blue plastic) (Bya Koh n60 1108)

Picture Flexi Discs

UMLEITUNG (Bya Koh A60 2429-X)

GERDUNDULA (Bya Koh A60 3146-X)

Albums

THE COLLECTION VOLUME 1 (SNC 3083) Side 1 & 2 of the U.K. Castle Communications release. Issued in 1993.

THE COLLECTION VOLUME 2 (SNC 3084) Side 3 & 4 (but excluding "Technicolor Dreams", "Spinning Wheel Blues" and "To Be Free") of the U.K. Castle Communications release.



SOUTH AFRICAN RELEASES

Albums


MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (Pye PYC 2239) Included "Down The Dustpipe".

MEAN MEAN STATUS QUO (Pye PYC 3026) Single album. Same track listing as "The Best Of Status Quo".

BEST OF THE BRITISH INVASION (Pye YEL19) Single album. Same track listing as the "Golden Hour Of Status Quo".

BLUE FOR YOU (Vertigo 9102 006) Different sleeve design.  

STATUS QUO LIVE! (Vertigo DAR 200) Same as the U.K. issue but on yellow vinyl.

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD (Truetone STAR 5025) Black & white back sleeve.

MASTERS OF ROCK (Vertigo SUL 3044) Single album released in 1986. Same track listing as "12 Gold Bars Vol.1".

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO VOL. ONE (PRT 5009) Single album released in 1987. Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / The Price Of Love (1) / When My Mind Is Not Live / The Clown / When I Awake / Sheila - Ice In The Sun / Mean Girl / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Spicks And Specks / Technicolor Dreams / Green Tambourine / Poor Old Man / Face Without A Soul.



SPANISH RELEASES

Singles


ICE IN THE SUN / Black Veils Of Melancholy (Pye H - 387)

RAILROAD (Parte I) / Railroad (Parte II) (Pye 10.973 - A)

GERDUNDULA (2) / Nanana (Pye 11.504 - A)

GERDUNDULA (2) / Nanana (Re-Issue) (PRT 00X-724)

MEAN GIRL / Tune To The Music (Pye 12.661 - A)

JUST TAKE ME / Break The Rules (Vertigo 60 59 104)

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD / For You (Vertigo 60 59 184)

LIKE A GOOD GIRL / Someone Show Me Home (Vertigo 60 59 228)

ROCK N' ROLL / Lies (Vertigo 60 00 613)

NEVER TOO LATE / Carol (Vertigo 60 00 698)

JEALOUSY / Riverside (Vertigo 60 00 856)

THE QUO CAKE MIX (The Wanderer - Whatever You Want - Something 'Bout You Baby I Like - Rain - Break The Rules - Rockin' All Over The World - In The Army Now {Military Mix}) / Dreamin' (Wet Mix) - Long Legged Girls (12") (Vertigo 888 735-1)

LIVING ON AN ISLAND / Whatever You Want (Re-Issue) (Vertigo 870 123-7)

Albums

PILEDRIVER (Vertigo 63 60 082) Different back sleeve.

HELLO! (Vertigo 63 60 098) Grey front sleeve.

QUO (Vertigo 63 60 106) Grey back sleeve.

ON THE LEVEL (Vertigo 63 60 117) Some copies showed the track listing, on the sleeve (only), as below: Bye Bye Johnny / I Saw The Light / Over And Done / Where I Am / Nightride - Down Down / Broken Man / What To Do / Little Lady / Most Of The Time.

THE REST OF STATUS QUO (Pye P.3028) Different sleeve and tracks in different order:  Something's Going On In My Head / Nanana / Lazy Poker Blues / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home - Need Your Love / Nothing At All / Someone's Learning / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays.

HISTORIA DE LA MUSICA POP INGLESA VOL.5 (Pye BML 018) Single album released in 1978. Down The Dustpipe / Gerdundula (2) / Railroad / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Need Your Love - Mean Girl / Tune To The Music / Lazy Poker Blues / Daughter / Ice In The Sun / Junior's Wailing.

SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO (PRT Z-EECIL/SQ) 4 LP book club edition set of the "Spotlight On Status Quo" volume 1 and 2 issues.

GIGANTES DEL POP (Vertigo 92 79 314) Single album released in 1981. Some copies showed 'Vol.27' of the series on the sleeve.  Same track listing as the Australian album "No Thought For Tomorrow".

HISTORIA DE LA MUSICA ROCK - Vol 52 (Vertigo 68 42 269) Released in 1982. Same track listing as "On The Level".

1+9+8+2 (Vertigo 6302 189) The 'XX' on the front cover was dark blue.

LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-1) Same as the Australian release.

THE SINGLES COLLECTION ( Vertigo 834 076-1) Single album released in 1987. In The Army Now / What You're Proposing / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Whatever You Want / The Wanderer / Living On An Island - Rockin' All Over The World / Rock N' Roll / Down Down / Dear John / Break The Rules / Caroline (Live At The N.E.C.).

QUO (Vertigo 424 624-1 ) Re-issue with a different sleeve. Issued in 1990.



SWEDISH RELEASES

Albums


STATUS QUO Three album box set issued in 1979. 5,000 individually numbered sets were made. The albums included where "Piledriver", "On The Level" and "Rockin' All Over The World".

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD (Scandinavian Music Club 15-5085) Ten album box set issued in 1985. The albums included were "Piledriver", "Hello!", "Rockin' All Over The World", "If You Can't Stand The Heat", "Whatever You Want", "12 Gold Bars", "Just Supposin'", "Never Too Late", "1+9+8+2" and "Back To Back".



THAI RELEASES

E.P.s


Dance To The Music (Sly & The Family Stone) - People Got To Be Free (The Young Rascals) / 123 Red Light (1910 Fruitgum Co) - Pictures Of Matchtsick Men (TK 245)

Only Yesterday (The Carpenters) - Streets Of London (Ralph McTell) / Down Down - Do The Spunky Monky (Digby Richards) (Express EXP.077)

Rockin' All Over The World - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (Santa Esmerela) / Holidays In The Sun (Sex Pistols) - Boogie On Up (Rokotto) (SP 1011)

Rock Bottom (UFO) / My World Turns All Around Her (Johnny Winter - Backwater (Top Teen Talent T-002S)

Crystallize And Realise (White Witch) - Crusin' Down The Highway (James Gang) / Doctor Doctor (UFO) - Lonely Man (
Top Teen Talent T-016S)

Paper Plane - Cum On Feel The Noise (Slade) / 20th Century Boy (T.Rex) - I'm Me, I'm Now An' That's Orl (Slade) (Pick Of The Pop Vol.40)

Needles And Pins (Smokie) - Rockin' All Over The World / Thunder In My Heart (Leo Sayer) - Cool Out Tonight (David Essex) (Express EXP 0354)

Album

LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT AUSTRALIAN TOUR (Liming Records LM-2727) Same track listing as the "Blue For You" album.



TURKISH RELEASES

Albums


LIVE! (Sprint DP.1614) Single album released in 1977.  Junior's Wailing / Is There A Better Way / In My Chair / Little Lady / Roll Over Lay Down - Big Fat Mama / Caroline / Bye Bye Johnny / Rain / Don't Waste My Time.

LIVE (Pardon NS 159 DP 1614) Single album.  Same track listing as above.

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD (Max 1772) Different back sleeve.



URUGUAYAN RELEASES

Albums

MENSAJES DEL RETRATO DE HOMBRE CON BASTON (Picturesque Matchstickable  Messages) (Antar 12790) Different back sleeve design.

BLUE FOR YOU (Vertigo 6360 128) Different sleeve.

12 GOLD BARS (Vertigo 6360 179) Black & white back sleeve.



VENEZUELAN RELEASES

Album


THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Pye 88136) Different back sleeve.



WEST GERMAN RELEASES

Singles


PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Ice In The Sun (Re-Issue) (Pye 12 746 AT)

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Ice In The Sun (Re-Issue) (PRT 100 401)

PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN / Down The Dustpipe (Re-Issue) (PRT 6.14993)

TECHNICOLOR DREAMS / Spicks And Specks (Pye DV 14821)

RAILROAD (Part I) / Railroad (Part II) (Pye 10 973 AT)

MEAN GIRL / Tune To The Music (Pye 12 661 AT)

MYSTERY SONG / Drifting Away (edited version) (Vertigo 6059 146)

ROCKERS ROLLIN' / Hold You Back (Vertigo 6059 193)

ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD / Rain (Re-Issue) (Vertigo 6059 315)

JEALOUSY / I Love Rock And Roll (Vertigo 6000 856)

DREAMIN' / Rockin' All Over The World (Live) (Vertigo 888 309-7)

DREAMIN' / Rockin' All Over The World (Live) - Roll Over Lay Down (Live) (12") (Vertigo 888 309-1)

Albums

PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Pye HTSLP 340054) Different back sleeve.

MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (Pye 80 880 IT) Included "Down The Dustpipe".

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Pye 88 015 ET) Different sleeve and included the original version of "Gerdundula".

POP CHRONIK (Pye 87 099 XCT) Double album released in 1974. A double album of this release was issued in 1976 with four artists each having one L.P. side each (Ariola 27025-6). The Quo tracks were Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / Spinning Wheel Blues / In My Chair / Mean Girl / The Price Of Love (1). Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Spicks And Specks / Green Tambourine / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Ice In The Sun / The Price Of Love (1) - Down The Dustpipe / Junior's Wailing / Lakky Lady / Daughter / Is It Really Me? Gotta Go Home - Spinning Wheel Blues / Shy Fly / Everything / In My Chair / Mean Girl - Umleitung / Gerdundula (2) / Someone's Learning / Railroad.

THE STORY OF POP (Pye 28 640 ET) Single album released in 1977. Pictures Of Matchstick Men / The Price Of Love (1) / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / Gerdundula (2) / Spicks And Specks - Umleitung / Spinning Wheel Blues / Mean Girl / Tune To The Music / In My Chair.

POP GOLD (Pye 26 470 HT) Single album released in 1978. Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / Junior's Wailing / Shy Fly / Lakky Lady / Daughter - Green Tambourine / Ice In The Sun / Gerdundula (2) / Someone's Learning / Railroad.

THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Pye 66 497 9) Single album released in 1980. Pictures Of Matchstick Men / The Price Of Love (1) / Daughter / In My Chair / Lakky Lady / Shy Fly / Spinning Wheel Blues / Mean Girl - Down The Dustpipe / Ice In The Sun / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Tune To The Music / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Green Tambourine / Junior's Wailing / Railroad.

STAR DISCOTHEK (Pye 202 389) Single album released in 1980. Same track listing as the "Pop Gold" album.

MOTIVE (Vertigo 6381 049) Single album released in 1981. The album was available with two different sleeve designs. Same track listing as the Australian album "No Thought For Tomorrow".

STATUS QUOTATIONS (Marble Arch 87 898 XAT) Re-Issue released in 1981. Different sleeve.

HIT-STATION (Marifon 296 035) Single album released in 1981. Ice In The Sun / Umleitung / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Black Veils Of Melancholy / In My Chair / Green Tambourine - Mean Girl / Down The Dustpipe / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Tune To The Music / The Price Of Love (1) / Gerdundula (2).

V I P STATUS QUO (Club Edition 29 6772) Released in 1983. Same track listing as "12 Gold Bars Volume 1".

LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-1) Same as the Australian release.

HIT ALBUM (Polystar 830 901-1) Single album released in 1987. In The Army Now / What You're Proposing / Rockin' All Over The World / Don't Drive my Car / Rollin' Home (2) / Living On An Island / Lies / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like - Whatever You Want / Break The Rules / Down Down / Rock N' Roll / Roll Over Lay Down / Paper Plane / Dear John / Caroline (Live At The N.E.C.).

DIE GROSSEN ERFOLGE EINER SUPERGRUPPE (Vertigo 60 157 5) Single album released in 1989. Running All Over The World / Caroline / Whatever You Want / Rain / Rock N' Roll / Rollin' Home / Wild Side Of Life - In The Army Now / Paper Plane / What You're Proposing / Marguerita Time / The Wanderer / Down Down / Ol' Rag Blues / Rockin' All Over The World.



YUGOSLAVIAN RELEASES

Album


1+9+8+2 (Philips 2221276) The 'XX' on the front cover was red.



ZIMBABWEAN RELEASES

Albums


IN THE ARMY NOW (Starl 5444) Different back sleeve.  

MASTERS OF ROCK (Trutone SUL 3044) Single album released in 1986. Same track listing as "12 Gold Bars Vol.1".

AIN'T COMPLAINING (Phonogram 834 604) Different sleeve.