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NPL.18220 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO
BLUE PYE
Release Date: 27th. September 1968
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Elizabeth Dreams (Wilde-Scott) 3:24
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11

Side 2

Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Sheila (Roe) 1:52
Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08


The band's first album, released as 'The Status Quo'. "Picturesque Matchstickable Messages" was available in both mono and stereo (NSPL 18220) versions. The album included all the tracks already issued, as Status Quo, on singles (except "To Be Free"). The album received good reviews in the music press and sold respectably, although it did not chart. Now deleted.



NPL 18301 SPARE PARTS
BLUE PYE
Release Date: 26th. September 1969
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
You're Just What I Was Looking For Today (Goffin-King) 3:48
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20
So Ends Another Life (Lancaster) 3:10
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35

Side 2

Mr. Mind Detector (King) 4:00
The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22
Velvet Curtains (King) 2:54
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58
When I Awake (Lancaster-Young) 3:47
Nothing At All (Lancaster-Lynes-Young) 3:50


Both mono and stereo (NSPL 18301) versions of "Spare Parts" were available. The album received mixed reviews in the music press and was originally priced at 38s 6d (£1.92). It failed to enter the charts and is now probably the rarest of Quo's early albums. "Antique Angelique" was incorrectly shown as 'Antique Angelica' on the sleeve. Now deleted.



MAL 1193 STATUS QUO-TATIONS
MARBLE ARCH
Released: November 1969
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:53

Side 2

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt) 2:48
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Sheila (Roe) 1:52


The first, of many, compilation albums issued or leased by Pye records. "Status Quo-Tations" was made up of nine songs from the "Picturesque Matchstickable Messages" album and the singles "Make Me Stay A Bit Longer" and "Are You Growing Tired Of My Love", together with the 'b' side only "To Be Free". The album was available in both mono and stereo (MALS 1193) versions. Now deleted.



NSPL 18344 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON
BLUE PYE
Release Date: 28th. August 1970
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58
Everything (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:35
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45
(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10

Side 2

Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Need Your Love (Rossi-Young) 4:45
Lazy Poker Blues (Green-Adams) 3:34
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:42
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50

Although not a commercial success, the "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" album established Quo's new identity. Original copies of the album came with a poster. The album was issued with two different label designs and was later re-pressed on the Red Pye and PRT labels. White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



NSPL.18371 DOG OF TWO HEAD
BLUE PYE
Release Date: 5th. November 1971
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 0:15
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 0:45

Side 2

Gerdundula (Manston-James) 3:50
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Someone's Learning (Lancaster) 7:08
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:34


The band's last official album release on Pye. "Dog Of Two Head" was issued in a gatefold sleeve and later re-pressed on the Red Pye, Turquoise Pye, Black Pye, PRT and the Piccadilly labels. Although "Gerdundula" was credited as 'Manston/James' it was actually written by Rossi/Young.  Now deleted.



6360 082 PILEDRIVER
SPIRAL VERTIGO
Release Date: 15th. December 1972
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

Don't Waste My Time (Rossi-Young) 4:18
O Baby (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:33
A Year (Lancaster-Frost) 5:50
Unspoken Words (Rossi-Young) 5:10

Side 2

Big Fat Mama (Rossi-Parfitt) 5:53
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 2:57
All The Reasons (Parfitt-Lancaster) 3:43
Roadhouse Blues (Doors) 7:28


'The one that broke the whole thing open', "Piledriver" entered the chart on the 20th. January 1973. It reached the number five position and spent a total of thirty seven weeks in the chart. White label test pressings were made. The album was issued in a gatefold sleeve. It was later re-pressed on the Green Vertigo label and in 1980 issued in a single sleeve. Now deleted.



NSPL.18402 THE BEST OF STATUS QUO
BLUE PYE
Released: May 1973
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Umleitung (Lancaster/Lynes) 7:11
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58

Side 2

Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07
(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19


Following the success of "Piledriver", Pye issued their "The Best Of Status Quo" compilation. Taking four songs from both the "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" album, and the "Dog Of Two Head" album, together with three 'single' only tracks. The album reached the number thirty two position and entered the chart on the 9th. June 1973. A total of seven weeks were spent in the chart. White label test pressings were made. The album was later re-pressed on the Red Pye, Black Pye, Precision and PRT labels. Now deleted.



GH 556 GOLDEN HOUR OF STATUS QUO
PYE GOLDEN HOUR
Released: June 1973
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
Mr. Mind Detector (King) 4:00
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11
You're Just What I Was Looking For Today (Goffin-King) 3:48
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48
The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22
Elizabeth Dreams (Wilde-Scott) 3:24
When I Awake (Lancaster-Young) 3:47
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33

Side 2

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
So Ends Another Life (Lancaster) 3:10
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Velvet Curtains (King) 2:54
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35
Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
Sheila (Roe) 1:52
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13


Compilation album made up of 1968/9 material. All the tracks from the "Picturesque Matchstickable Messages" album (except "Technicolor Dreams") were included, together with nine tracks from the "Spare Parts" album and "The Price Of Love" single. Original copies of the album were issued with an embossed front sleeve. Now deleted.



6360 098 HELLO!
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 28th. September 1973
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 5:41
Claudie (Rossi-Young) 4:00
A Reason For Living (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:41
Blue Eyed Lady (Lancaster-Parfitt) 3:50

Side 2

Caroline (Rossi-Young) 4:16
Softer Ride (Lancaster-Parfitt) 4:01
And It's Better Now (Rossi-Young) 3:20
Forty-Five Hundred Times (Rossi-Parfitt) 9:50

"Hello!" entered the chart on the 6th. October 1973 at the number one position. A total of twenty eight weeks were spent in the chart. Critics and fans alike regard this album as the best Quo have made. Original copies of "Hello!" came with a poster and a lyric inner bag. Andy Bown made his first appearance with the band, playing piano on "Blue Eyed Lady".  White label test pressing were made.  Now deleted.


9102 001 QUO
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 3rd. May 1974
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:21
Just Take Me (Parfitt-Lancaster) 3:39
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:38
Drifting Away (Parfitt-Lancaster) 5:05

Side 2

Don't Think It Matters (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:55
Fine Fine Fine (Rossi-Young) 2:30
Lonely Man (Parfitt-Lancaster) 5:00
Slow Train (Rossi-Young) 7:55


"Quo" entered the chart on the 18th. May 1974 at the number two position. The album was kept off the number one position by The Carpenters' "The Singles" album which was being heavily advertised on T.V. A total of sixteen weeks were spent in the chart. Original copies of the album came with a lyric sheet / poster. The album had provisionally titled "Quo Now". A record club edition was also issued with the catalogue number ACB00217. Now deleted.



9102 002 ON THE LEVEL
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 21st. February 1975
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

Little Lady (Parfitt) 3:05
Most Of The Time (Rossi-Young) 3:25
I Saw The Light (Rossi-Young) 3:55
Over And Done (Lancaster) 3:55
Nightride (Parfitt-Young) 3:52

Side 2

Down Down (Rossi-Young) 5:24
Broken Man (Lancaster) 4:13
What To Do (Rossi-Young) 3:15
Where I Am (Parfitt) 3:10
Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 5:17


Following the success of "Down Down", reaching the number one position in the singles chart, "On The Level" entered the chart at the number one position. The album spent a total of twenty seven weeks in the chart having first entered it on the 1st. March 1975. "On The Level" was originally issued in a gatefold sleeve with a lyric inner bag but later pressings came in a single sleeve. White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



GH 604 GOLDEN HOUR PRESENTS STATUS QUO - DOWN THE DUSTPIPE
PYE GOLDEN HOUR
Released: October 1975
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31

Side 2

Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Everything (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:35
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58
Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07
To Be Free (Lynes) 3:35
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14


Second "golden hour" compilation, with material taken from all four original Pye albums, and including five 'single' only tracks. The album was originally issued with an embossed front sleeve. "Down The Dustpipe" entered the chart on the 8th. November 1975. It reached the number twenty position and spent a total of six weeks in the chart.  Now deleted.



9102 006 BLUE FOR YOU
BLUE VERTIGO
Release Date: 12th. March 1976
Produced by Status Quo and Damon Lyon-Shaw

Side 1

Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:30
Mad About The Boy (Rossi-Young) 3:32
Ring Of A Change (Rossi-Young) 4:21
Blue For You (Lancaster) 4:15
Rain (Parfitt) 4:33

Side 2

Rolling Home (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:05
That's A Fact (Rossi-Young) 4:22
Ease Your Mind (Lancaster) 3:30
Mystery Song (Parfitt-Young) 6:44


"Blue For You" was originally issued in a gatefold sleeve with a lyric inner bag. The release was supported by Quo signing a marketing deal with Levi's jeans, which added to the albums promotion. "Blue For You" entered the chart on the 20th. March 1976 at the number one position. The album spent thirty weeks in the chart. White label test pressings were made. "Blue For You" was later issued in a single sleeve. Now deleted.



HMA 257 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN
HALLMARK MARBLE ARCH
Released: April 1976
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:53

Side 2

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt) 2:48
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Sheila (Roe) 1:52


Budget price release made up of material licensed from Pye. The album had the same track listing as the "Status Quo-Tations" compilation.  The sleeve notes on the back sleeve were later amended in a minor way.  The album was available with both a beige label and with a silver label. Now deleted.



PKL 5546 THE REST OF STATUS QUO
RED PYE
Released: September 1976
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10
Lazy Poker Blues (Green-Adams) 3:34
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:42
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50

Side 2

Need Your Love (Rossi-Young) 4:45
Nothing At All (Lancaster-Lynes-Young) 3:50
Someone's Learning (Lancaster) 7:08
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24


Another Pye compilation, which was made up of songs not already included on Pye's earlier compilations.  The album was later re-pressed on the PRT label.  Now deleted.



6641 580 (9286 686/7) STATUS QUO LIVE!
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 4th. March 1977
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:54
Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:10
Just Take Me (Parfitt-Lancaster) 3:14
Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:34
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:27

Side 2

Little Lady (Parfitt) 2:57
Most Of The Time (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Forty-Five Hundred Times (Rossi-Parfitt) 16:27

Side 3

Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan)
Big Fat Mama (Rossi-Parfitt) 5:13
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 6:35
Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 6:18

Side 4

Rain (Parfitt) 4:24
Don't Waste My Time (Rossi-Young) 4:55
Roadhouse Blues (Doors) 14:23


Live album recorded at the Apollo Theatre, Glasgow on the 27th., 28th. and 29th. October 1976. The tickets for these concerts had sold out in less than two hours of going on sale. "Status Quo Live!" entered the chart on the 12th. March 1977. It reached the number three position and spent fourteen weeks in the chart. The album was issued in a gatefold sleeve and original copies included picture inner bags. Now deleted.



FILD 005 THE STATUS QUO FILE
RED PYE
Released: October 1977
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:35
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48

Side 2

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35
(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10

Side 3

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:42
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50

Side 4

Juniors Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53


Double album compilation of Pye material. All the Pye singles (excluding those issued as 'The Spectres' and 'Traffic Jam') were included, together with a selection of tracks taken from all four Pye albums. The album was originally released with a blue sleeve and shortly after issued with a blue & white sleeve. Both versions came with information inner bags.  White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



9102 014 ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD
WORLD VERTIGO
Release Date: 11th. November 1977
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Hard Time (Rossi-Parfitt) 5:04
Can't Give You More (Rossi-Young) 4:00
Let's Ride (Lancaster) 3:00
Baby Boy (Rossi-Young) 3:15
You Don't Own Me (Lancaster-Green) 3:04
Rockers Rollin' (Parfitt-Lynton) 3:56

Side 2

Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:33
Who Am I? (Williams-Hutchins) 4:20
Too Far Gone (Lancaster) 3:12
For You (Parfitt) 3:03
Dirty Water (Rossi-Young) 3:42
Hold You Back (Rossi-Young-Parfitt) 4:22


"Rockin' All Over The World" was the first Quo Vertigo album not to be produced by the band. The album entered the chart on the 26th. November 1977. It reached the number five position and spent a total of fifteen weeks in the chart. The album was issued with a picture inner bag. White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



HMA 260 STATUS QUO
HALLMARK MARBLE ARCH
Released: May 1978
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11
Elizabeth Dreams (Wilde-Scott) 3:24
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35
Mr. Mind Detector (King) 4:00

Side 2

The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22
Velvet Curtains (King) 2:54
You're Just What I Was Looking For Today (Goffin-King) 3:48
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20


Another budget price compilation album of early material licensed from Pye. The album was available with both a beige label and with a silver label. Now deleted.



PDA 046 THE STATUS QUO COLLECTION
HALLMARK MARBLE ARCH
Released: August 1978
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:53

Side 2

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt) 2:48
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Sheila (Roe) 1:52

Side 3

Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11
Elizabeth Dreams (Wilde-Scott) 3:24
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35
Mr. Mind Detector (King) 4:00

Side 4

The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22
Velvet Curtains (King) 2:54
You're Just What I Was Looking For Today (Goffin-King) 3:48
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20

Double album compilation which combined Hallmark's "Pictures Of Matchstick Men" and "Status Quo" releases. The album was issued in a gatefold sleeve.  Now deleted.



9102 027 IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 27th. October 1978
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Again And Again (Parfitt-Bown-Lynton) 3:40
I'm Giving Up My Worryin' (Rossi-Frost) 3:03
Gonna Teach You To Love Me (Lancaster-Green) 3:09
Someone Show Me Home (Rossi-Frost) 3:52
Long Legged Linda (Parfitt-Bown) 3:34

Side 2

Oh! What A Night (Parfitt-Bown) 3:44
Accident Prone (Williams-Hutchins) 5:05
Stones (Lancaster) 3:55
Let Me Fly (Rossi-Frost) 4:20
Like A Good Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:28


The band's second album to be produced by Pip Williams. "If You Can't Stand The Heat", was issued in a gatefold sleeve with lyric inner bag, and entered the chart on the 11th. November 1978. It reached the number three position and spent fourteen weeks in the chart. The album was later issued in a single sleeve and re-pressed on the Yellow Vertigo label. Now deleted.



NSPL 18607 JUST FOR THE RECORD
RED PYE
Released: June 1979
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24

Side 2

Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Someone's Learning (Lancaster) 7:08
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50


Compilation album issued by Pye for Quo's 1979 tour, as the new Vertigo album's release was delayed. To promote the album and the "In My Chair" single fifty thousand flexi discs (QUO 1 SFI 434) were produced. Half of these were given away on the tour, with a Record Mirror 'special' on Quo. White label promotion copies of the album were also pressed. The first one hundred thousand copies were pressed in red vinyl.  Now deleted.



9102 037 WHATEVER YOU WANT
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 12th. October 1979
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 4:01
Shady Lady (Rossi-Young) 3:00
Who Asked You (Lancaster) 3:57
Your Smiling Face (Parfitt-Bown) 4:22
Living On An Island (Parfitt-Young) 4:50

Side 2

Come Rock With Me (Rossi-Frost) 3:16
Rockin' On (Rossi-Frost) 3:25
Runaway (Rossi-Frost) 4:32
High Flyer (Lancaster-Young) 3:50
Breaking Away (Rossi-Parfitt-Bown) 6:40


Following the success of the "Whatever You Want" single, the album entered the chart on the 20th. October 1979 and reached the number three position. It spent a total of fourteen weeks in the chart. Original copies were issued with a lyric inner bag and came with a merchandise leaflet. The album had been provisionally titled "As It Happens", "If What" and "Indecent Exposure". Promotion and white label copies were pressed. Now deleted.



QUO TV 1 12 GOLD BARS
GREEN VERTIGO
Release Date: 14th. March 1980
Produced by Status Quo
Produced by Pip Williams + Produced by Roger Glover #

Side 1

Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:33
Down Down (Rossi-Young)
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 3:43
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 2:55
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:38
Again And Again (Parfitt-Bown-Lynton) 3:40

Side 2

Mystery Song (Parfitt-Young) 3:58
Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 5:41
Rain (Parfitt) 4:33
Wild Side Of Life (Warren-Carter) 3:15 #
Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 4:01 +
Living On An Island (Parfitt-Young) 3:47 +


'Greatest Hits' compilation which included all the band's Vertigo singles (with the exception of "Accident Prone"). The album's release was supported by a £250,000 advertising campaign, which included television commercials. "12 Gold Bars" entered the chart on the 22nd. March 1980. It reached the number three position and spent forty eight weeks in the chart. The album re-entered the chart on the 21st. March 1981, reaching the number fifty seven position and spending a further four weeks in the chart. It re-entered the chart again on the 22nd. July 1981 and spent one week at the number ninety six position. On the 29th. May 1982, the album once again re-entered the chart. It reached the number fifty nine position and spent a further seven weeks in the chart. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down", included on the album, was the 'studio' recording from the "Hello!" album and not the 'live' version of the song issued as a single. "12 Gold Bars" reached the number one position in the Melody Maker chart and the number two position in the New Musical Express chart. The album was later re-pressed on the Yellow Vertigo label. Now deleted.



SSD 8035 STATUS QUO

PICKWICK

Released: September 1980

Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh)
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44

Side 2

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Nothing At All (Lancaster-Lynes-Young) 3:50
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58
Gerdundula (1) (Manston-James) 3:19
Everything (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:35
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11

Side 3

Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Someone's Learning (Lancaster) 7:08
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
So Ends Another Life (Lancaster) 3:10

Side 4

Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
When I Awake (Lancaster) 3:47
Sheila (Roe) 1:52
Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50

Further compilation album with material licensed from Pye. "Status Quo" was issued in a gatefold sleeve. Now deleted.



6302 057 JUST SUPPOSIN'
YELLOW VERTIGO
Release Date: 17th. October 1980
Produced by Status Quo & John Eden

Side 1

What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost) 4:13
Run To Mummy (Rossi-Bown) 3:10
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 4:37
Lies (Rossi-Frost) 4:00
Over The Edge (Lancaster-Lamb) 4:32

Side 2

The Wild Ones (Lancaster) 4:01
Name Of The Game (Rossi-Lancaster-Bown) 4:27
Coming And Going (Parfitt-Young) 6:30
Rock N' Roll (Rossi-Frost) 5:25


"Just Supposin'" entered the chart on the 25th. October 1980. It reached the number four position and spent eighteen weeks in the chart. The album re-entered the chart on the 21st. March 1981 and spent one week at the number seventy position. Original copies of the album incorrectly credited Bob Young with harmonica on the "Name Of The Game", instead of "Coming And Going".  A merchandise leaflet was included with original copies of the album.  White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



6302 104 NEVER TOO LATE
YELLOW VERTIGO
Release Date: 20th. March 1981
Produced by Status Quo & John Eden

Side 1

Never Too Late (Rossi-Frost) 3:57
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Supa) 2:50
Take Me Away (Parfitt-Bown) 4:47
Falling In Falling Out (Parfitt-Bown-Young) 4:13
Carol (Berry) 3:40

Side 2

Long Ago (Rossi-Frost) 3:44
Mountain Lady (Lancaster) 5:00
Don't Stop Me Now (Lancaster-Bown) 3:42
Enough Is Enough (Rossi-Parfitt-Frost) 2:52
Riverside (Rossi-Frost) 5:04


"Never Too Late" entered the chart on the 28th. March 1981 and reached the number two position. Being kept off the number one position by Adam And The Ants. The album spent thirteen weeks in the chart. Original copies of "Never Too Late" came with a lyric inner bag.  White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



SPOT 1010 SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO
PRT
Released: April 1981
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13

Side 2

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Someone's Learning (Lancaster) 7:08
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12

Side 3

In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:42
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50
Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07

Side 4

Everything (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:35
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45
Lazy Poker Blues (Green-Adams) 3:34
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50


Double album compilation of Pye material issued by PRT records (PRT had taken over Pye records).  Now deleted.



DOW 2 FRESH QUOTA
PRT
Release Date: 18th. September 1981
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Do You Live In Fire (Lancaster) 2:14
Time To Fly (California/Locke) 4:17
José (Di Mucci-Fasce) 3:36

Side 2

Good Thinking (Status Quo) 3:34
Neighbour, Neighbour (Valier) 2:43
Hey Little Woman (Goffin-King) 3:48


10" mini album. "Fresh Quota" entered the chart on the 10th. October 1981. It reached the number seventy four position and spent one week in the chart. The sleeve claimed that the six songs were previously un-released when in fact "Good Thinking" (incorrectly shown as 'Good Thinking Batman - Jam') was the 'b' side of the "Tune To The Music" single, "Neighbour, Neighbour" was the 'b' side of 'The Spectres' single "I (Who Have Nothing)", and "Hey Little Woman" was "You're Just What I Was Looking For Today". "Time To Fly" (a cover of the Spirit song "So Little Time To Fly"), "José" and "Do You Live In Fire" were recorded during the "Spare Parts" album sessions. The mini album reached the number twenty eight position in the New Musical Express chart. Now deleted.



6302 189 1+9+8+2
YELLOW VERTIGO
Release Date: 16th. April 1982
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

She Don't Fool Me (Parfitt-Bown) 4:30
Young Pretender (Rossi-Frost) 3:32
Get Out And Walk (Parfitt-Bown) 3:10
Jealousy (Rossi-Frost) 2:53
I Love Rock And Roll (Lancaster) 3:20

Side 2

Resurrection (Bown-Parfitt) 3:46
Dear John (Gustafson-Macauley) 3:12
Doesn't Matter (Frost-Rossi) 3:36
I Want The World To Know (Lancaster-Lamb) 3:21
I Should Have Known (Rossi-Frost) 3:29
Big Man (Lancaster-Green) 3:40


Quo's first album release which featured Pete Kircher on drums. "1+9+8+2" entered the chart on the 24th. April 1982 at the number one position. The album spent a total of twenty weeks in the chart. The album was issued with a lyric inner bag. Promotion copies were pressed. Now deleted.



SPOT 1028 SPOTLIGHT ON STATUS QUO VOL.2
PRT
Released: October 1982
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Need Your Love (Rossi-Young) 4:45
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:53
Sheila (Roe) 1:52
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly)

Side 2

(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48
So Ends Another Life (Lancaster) 3:10
Mr. Mind Detector (King) 4:00
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35

Side 3

Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58
When I Awake (Lancaster-Young) 3:47
Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11
Velvet Curtains (King) 2:54
The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22

Side 4

Nothing At All (Lancaster-Lynes-Young) 3:50
José (Di Mucci-Fasce) 3:36
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
You're Just What I Was Looking For Today (Goffin-King) 3:48
Elizabeth Dreams (Wilde-Scott) 3:24

Volume two of PRT's "Spotlight On" series. This compilation was made up of the tracks from the four Pye albums, that were not included on "Volume 1", together with several 'single' only tracks.  Now deleted.



PRO BX 1 (6878 197/8/9) FROM THE MAKERS OF...
PHONOGRAM
Release Date: 5th. November 1982
Produced by Status Quo
Produced by John Schroeder #
Produced by Roger Glover *
Produced by Pip Williams +
Produced by Status Quo & John Eden +1
Produced by Dave Richards - side 5 & 6

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08 #
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10 #
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03 #
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14 #
Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32 #
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53 #
Gerdundula (1) (Manston-James) 3:19 #
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 2:57

Side 2

Big Fat Mama (Rossi-Parfitt) 5:53
Roadhouse Blues (Doors) 7:28
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:38
Down Down (Rossi-Young) 3:49
Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 4:35

Side 3

Rain (Parfitt) 4:33
Mystery Song (Parfitt-Young) 3:58
Blue For You (Lancaster) 4:15
Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:30
Again And Again (Parfitt-Bown-Lynton) 3:40 +
Accident Prone (Williams-Hutchins) 4:08 +

Side 4

Wild Side Of Life (Warren-Carter) 3:15 *
Living On An Island (Parfitt-Young) 3:47 +
What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost) 4:13 +1
Lies (Rossi-Frost) 3:56 +1
Rock N' Roll (Rossi-Frost) 4:04 +1
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Supa) 2:50 +1
Dear John (Gustafson-Macauley) 3:12

Side 5

Caroline (Rossi-Young) 5:30
Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 5:38
Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:58
Little Lady (Parfitt) 3:17
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 4:28

Side 6

Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 4:24
Hold You Back (Rossi-Young-Parfitt) 4:37
Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:38
Over The Edge (Lancaster-Lamb) 3:38
Don't Waste My Time (Rossi-Young) 4:22


Triple album set issued to celebrate Quo's twentieth anniversary year. Two albums were made up of the band's 'greatest hits' (including those recorded on Pye). Side five and six were recorded 'live' at the Prince's Trust concert at the N.E.C., in Birmingham on the 14th. May 1982. The album was available in two versions, a limited edition metal boxed set or a cardboard boxed set (PRO LP 1). Fifty thousand individually numbered blue metal box sets were produced. Both versions came with four information sheets. "From The Makers Of..." entered the chart on the 13th. November 1982. The album reached the number four position and spent eighteen weeks in the chart. Twenty, copper coloured, metal box, inter Company promotion sets were also made. Now deleted.



PRICE 16 HELLO!
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: May 1983


Mid price re-issue with the same sleeve design. "Reason For Living" was incorrectly shown on the sleeve as 'A Reason For Living'. Now deleted.



PRICE 17 PILEDRIVER
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: May 1983


Mid price re-issue in a with the same sleeve design but not gatefold. "O Baby" was incorrectly shown as 'Oh! Baby'. Now deleted.



CN 2062 TO BE OR NOT TO BE
PICKWICK CONTOUR
Released: June 1983
Produced by Status Quo
Produced by Pip Williams +
Produced by Status Quo & John Eden #

Side 1

Drifting Away (Parfitt-Lancaster) 5:04
Let Me Fly (Rossi-Frost) 4:23 +
Nightride (Parfitt-Young) 3:49
Softer Ride (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:01
Lonely Night (Parfitt-Lancaster-Rossi-Young-Coghlan) 3:26
Too Far Gone (Lancaster) 2:50 +

Side 2

Runaway (Rossi-Frost) 4:38 +
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 4:39 #
Hard Ride (Lancaster-Green) 3:57 +
Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:31
Ring Of A Change (Rossi-Young) 4:09
All Through The Night (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:15


Budget priced compilation of material licensed from Vertigo. The album was made up of Quo 'b' sides. Later copies had a bar code on the sleeve. Now deleted.



DOW 10 WORKS
PRT
Released: July 1983
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33

Side 2

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12


10" mini album Pye compilation. Now deleted.



PRICE 38 QUO
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: August 1983


Mid price re-issue with the same sleeve design but not gatefold. Now deleted.



PRICE 39 ON THE LEVEL
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: August 1983


Mid price re-issue which used the same sleeve design. Now deleted.



VERH 10 BACK TO BACK
TRUCK VERTIGO
Release Date: 25th. November 1983
Produced by Status Quo

Side 1

A Mess Of Blues (Pomus-Shuman) 3:22
Ol' Rag Blues (Lancaster-Lamb) 2:51
Can't Be Done (Rossi-Frost) 3:06
Too Close To The Ground (Parfitt-Bown) 3:43
No Contract (Parfitt-Bown) 3:40

Side 2

Win Or Lose (Rossi-Frost) 2:35
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost) 3:27
Your Kind Of Love (Lancaster) 3:24
Stay The Night (Rossi-Miller-Frost) 3:02
Going Down Town Tonight (Johnson) 3:38


"Back To Back" reached the number nine position and spent a total of twenty two weeks in the chart. The album having entered the chart on the 3rd. December 1983. It was issued with a lyric inner bag and original copies came with a merchandise leaflet. Both one sided (side one) white label promotion copies and white label test pressings were made. The album had been provisionally titled "Round One". Now deleted.



PRICE 55 BLUE FOR YOU
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: December 1983


Re-issue in Vertigo's mid price series. The album used the original sleeve design but not gatefold. Now deleted.



PRID 5 (9286 686/7) STATUS QUO LIVE!
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: September 1984


Mid price re-issue in the same gatefold sleeve. Now deleted.



QUOTV 2 12 GOLD BARS VOLUME 2
YELLOW VERTIGO
Release Date: 23rd. November 1984
Produced by Status Quo
Produced by Status Quo & John Eden +
Produced by Pip Williams #

Side 1

What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost) 4:13 +
Lies (Rossi-Frost) 3:56 +
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Supa) 2:50 +
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 4:12 +
Dear John (Gustafson-Macauley) 3:12
Rock N' Roll (Rossi-Frost) 4:04 +

Side 2

Ol' Rag Blues (Lancaster-Lamb) 2:51
Mess Of Blues (Pomus-Shuman) 3:22
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost) 3:27
Going Down Town Tonight (Johnson) 3:38
The Wanderer (Maresca) 3:27 #
Caroline (Live At The N.E.C.) (Rossi-Young) 4:58


Second Vertigo 'singles' album. The album was issued in a gatefold sleeve and included "12 Gold Bars Volume 1". "12 Gold Bars Volume 2" entered the chart on the 1st. December 1984. It reached the number twelve position and spent eighteen weeks in the chart. A merchandise leaflet was included with original copies of the album. The recording of "Going Down Town Tonight" was the version from the "Back To Back" album rather than the re-recorded single version of the song.  White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



PRICE 87 ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD
YELLOW VERTIGO
Released: August 1985


Mid price re-issue with the same sleeve design. Now deleted.



FBLP 8082 NA NA NA
PRT FLASH BACKS
Released: October 1985
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58

Side 2

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12


"Na Na Na" was issued in PRT's 'flash backs' series. Now deleted.



CCSLP 114 THE COLLECTION
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS
Released: November 1985
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:42
Gerdundula (1) (Manston-James) 3:19
Neighbour, Neighbour (Valier) 2:43
Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11

Side 2

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
José (Di Mucci-Fasce) 3:36
Good Thinking (Status Quo) 3:34
Lazy Poker Blues (Green-Adams) 3:34

Side 3

Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58

Side 4

Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22
Nothing At All (Lancaster-Lynes-Young) 3:50
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:53


Mid price double album compilation with material licensed from PRT. "The Collection" was issued in a gatefold sleeve. "Neighbour, Neighbour" was originally released as 'The Spectres'.  Later pressings of the album had a blue bar code. Now deleted.



VERH 36 IN THE ARMY NOW
BLUE VERTIGO
Release Date: 29th. August 1986
Produced by Pip Williams
Produced by Dave Edmunds +

Side 1

Rollin' Home (David) 4:24 +
Calling (Rossi-Frost) 4:03
In Your Eyes (Rossi-Frost) 5:07
Save Me (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:23
In The Army Now (Bolland-Bolland) 4:41

Side 2

Dreamin' (Rossi-Frost) 2:54
End Of The Line (Patrick-Parfitt) 4:58
Invitation (Rossi-Young) 3:17
Red Sky (David) 4:13 +
Speechless (Hunter) 3:39
Overdose (Williams-Parfitt) 5:19


Quo's first 'new' album for nearly three years, "In The Army Now" reached the number seven position and spent twenty three weeks in the chart. It entered the chart on the 6th. September 1986. The album came with a picture inner bag and original copies included a merchandise leaflet. "Rollin' Home" was a different song to the "Rolling Home" track on the "Blue For You" album. Promotion copies of the album were pressed - as well as a 12" 4 track promo (MADDOX 18) with the tracks "In The Army Now" - "Dreamin'" / "In The Army Now" - "Calling".  It was the first album to feature the band's new line up, which included John Edwards and Jeff Rich. White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



PYL 6020 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO
PRT
Release Date: 5th. October 1987


Mid price re-issue with the same sleeve design.  Now deleted.



PYL 6021 SPARE PARTS
PRT
Release Date: 5th. October 1987


Mid price re-issue with the same sleeve design.  Now deleted.



PYL 6022 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON
PRT
Release Date: 5th. October 1987


Mid price re-issue with the same sleeve design. Now deleted.



PYL 6023 DOG OF TWO HEAD
PRT
Release Date: 5th. October 1987


Mid price re-issue. The album was issued in a gatefold cover with the same sleeve design. Now deleted.



PYL 6024 QUOTATIONS VOL.1 - THE BEGINNING
PRT
Release Date: 5th. October 1987
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

I (Who Have Nothing) (Donida-Stroller-Leiber) 3:01
Neighbour, Neighbour (Valier) 2:43
Hurdy Gurdy Man (Lancaster-Barlow) 3:15
Laticia (Lancaster) 3:00

Side 2

(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet (Gilbert-Scala-Esposito) 2:18
I Want It (Lynes-Coghlan-Rossi-Barlow) 3:01
Almost But Not Quite There (Barlow-Rossi) 2:45
Wait Just A Minute (Lynes) 2:12


Mini album compilation of the band's pre-Quo singles. All songs were originally released as 'The Spectres', except "Almost But Not Quite There" and "Wait Just A Minute" which were originally released as 'The Traffic Jam'. Now deleted.



PYL 6025 QUOTATIONS VOLUME 2 - FLIPSIDES, ALTERNATIVES AND ODDITIES
PRT
Release Date: 5th. October 1987
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:35
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Auntie Nellie (Lancaster) 3:17
The Price Of Love (D & P Everly) 3:40
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14

Side 2

Gerdundula (1) (Manston-James) 3:19
Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07
Good Thinking (Status Quo) 3:34
Time To Fly (California/Locke) 4:17
Do You Live In Fire (Lancaster) 2:14
José (Di Mucci-Fasce) 3:36


Compilation made up of the Pye non album tracks.  Now deleted.



VERH 58 AIN'T COMPLAINING
WHITE VERTIGO
Release Date: 6th. June 1988
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Ain't Complaining (Parfitt-Williams) 4:39
Everytime I Think Of You (Edwards-Rich-Paxman) 3:48
One For The Money (Parfitt-Williams) 4:51
Another Shipwreck (Bown) 3:47
Don't Mind If I Do (Rossi-Edwards) 4:40
I Know You're Leaving (Van Tijn-Fluitama) 4:42

Side 2

Cross That Bridge (David) 3:30
Cream Of The Crop (Rossi-Frost) 4:02
The Loving Game (Parfitt-Edwards-Rich) 4:23
Who Gets The Love? (Williams-Goodison) 5:32
Burning Bridges (Rossi-Bown) 4:19
Magic (Rossi-Frost) 3:51

"Ain't Complaining" entered the chart on the 18th. June 1988. It reached the number twelve position and spent five weeks in the chart. Four track one sided promotion copies were pressed (QUOLP 99 - "Ain't Complaining" / "Who Gets The Love?" / "Cross That Bridge" / "I Know You're Leaving"). Also special promotion box kits were made, with the QUOLP 99 record, cassette, video of "Ain't Complaining", black & white photograph and information sheet. The album was issued with an information inner bag and original copies came with a merchandise leaflet. The album had been provisionally titled "The Fighter" and the original track listing included the Rossi-Frost song "The Greatest Fighter" (which was later included as "The Fighter" on Francis Rossi's solo album "King Of The Dog House" in 1996 - with the Quo version being included on the "Rockers Rollin' - Quo In Time 1972-2000" CD set in 2001). Now deleted.



PYX 4007 FROM THE BEGINNING
PRT PICTURE DISC
Release Date: 31st. October 1988
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03

Side 2

Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Hurdy Gurdy Man (Lancaster-Barlow) 3:15
Almost But Not Quite There (Barlow-Rossi) 2:45
(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10
Good Thinking (Status Quo) 3:34


Picture Disc compilation made up of Pye material. The version of "Gerdundula" was from the "Dog Of Two Head" album. "Hurdy Gurdy Man" was originally released as 'The Spectres' and "Almost But Not Quite There" was originally released as 'The Traffic Jam'.  Now deleted.



842 098-1 PERFECT REMEDY
YELLOW VERTIGO
Release Date: 20th. November 1989
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Little Dreamer (Rossi-Frost) 4:03
Not At All (Rossi-Frost) 2:52
Heart On Hold (Bown-Palmer) 2:33
Perfect Remedy (Rossi-Frost) 4:33
Address Book (Rossi-Frost) 3:34
The Power Of Rock (Parfitt-Williams-Rossi) 6:01

Side 2

The Way I Am (Edwards-Rich-Paxman) 3:34
Tommy's In Love (Rossi-Frost) 2:58
Man Overboard (Parfitt-Williams) 4:27
Going Down For The First Time (Bown-Edwards) 3:59
Throw Her A Line (Rossi-Frost) 3:33
1000 Years (Rossi-Frost) 3:29


"Perfect Remedy" entered the chart on the 2nd. December 1989. Although the album's release was supported by a U.K. tour it only reached the number forty nine position and spent just two weeks in the chart. Now deleted.



CCSLP 271 B-SIDES & RARITIES
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS
Release Date: 17th. September 1990
Produced by John Schroeder

Side 1

I (Who Have Nothing) (Donida-Stroller-Leiber) 3:01
Neighbour, Neighbour (Valier) 2:43
Hurdy Gurdy Man (Lancaster-Barlow) 3:15
Laticia (Lancaster) 3:00
(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet (Gilbert-Scala-Esposito) 2:18
I Want It (Lynes-Coghlan-Rossi-Lancaster) 3:01

Side 2

Almost But Not Quite There (Barlow-Rossi) 2:45
Wait Just A Minute (Lynes) 2:12
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:35
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Auntie Nellie (Lancaster) 3:17

Side 3

The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Gerdundula (1) (Manston-James) 3:19

Side 4

Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07
Good Thinking (Status Quo) 3:34
Time To Fly (California/Locke) 4:17
Do You Live In Fire (Lancaster) 2:14
José (Di Mucci-Fasce) 3:36


Double album re-issue of the two "Quotations" albums, with four additional songs. The tracks on side one were originally released as 'The Spectres', with "Almost But Not Quite There" and "Wait Just A Minute" being originally issued as 'The Traffic Jam'.  Now deleted.



CLALP 205 SPARE PARTS
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS
Release Date: 17th. September 1990


Mid price re-issue in Castle Communications' 'Classics' series.  Now deleted.



CLALP 206 DOG OF TWO HEAD
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS
Release Date: 17th. September 1990


Mid price re-issue in Castle Communications' 'Classics' series. The original sleeve design was used but the re-issue was issued in a single sleeve only. Now deleted.



846 797-1 ROCKING ALL OVER THE YEARS
WHITE VERTIGO
Release Date: 8th. October 1990
Produced by Status Quo
Produced by John Schroeder #
Produced by Roger Glover *
Produced by Pip Williams +
Produced by Status Quo & John Eden +1
Produced by Dave Edmunds +2

Side 1

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:07 #
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:00 #
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 2:51
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 3:40
Break The Rules Rockin' (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:37
Down Down (Rossi-Young) 3:45

Side 2

Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 4:41
Rain (Parfitt) 4:24
Wild Side Of Life (Warren-Carter) 3:13 #
Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:24 +
Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 3:48 +

Side 3

What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost) 3:50 +1
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Supa) 2:38 +1
Rock N' Roll (Rossi-Frost) 3:48 +1
Dear John (Gustafson-Macauley) 3:11
Ol' Rag Blues (Lancaster-Lamb) 2:47
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost) 3:19

Side 4

The Wanderer (Maresca) 3:19 +
Rollin' Home (2) (David) 3:58 +2
In The Army Now (Bolland-Bolland) 3:38 +
Burning Bridges (Rossi-Bown) 3:51 +
The Anniversary Waltz Part One (Various Writers) 5:00 +


'Greatest Hits' compilation that included all of Quo's top ten hit singles todate. "Rockin' All Over The Years" entered the chart on the 20th. October 1990. It reached the number two position and spent a total of twenty five weeks in the chart. "Roll Over Lay Down" was an edited version of the 'studio' recording, from the "Hello!" album, and not the 'live' version. The album's release was supported by a promotions budget of £250,000 and included television advertisement.  Now deleted.



LINT 5003 INTROSPECTIVE
BAKTABAK
Release Date: 26th. November 1990
Produced by John Schroeder +

Side 1

Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53 +
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10 +
Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08 +
Interview Part 1 14:00

Side 2

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03 +
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07 +
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:29 +
Interview Part 2 17:14


Part compilation (with material licensed from Castle Communications) and part interview album. The album was pressed in clear vinyl. Now deleted.



ESBLP 136 THE EARLY WORKS
ESSENTIAL
Release Date: 17th. December 1990
Produced by John Schroder

Side 1

I (Who Have Nothing) (Donida-Stroller-Leiber) 3:01
Neighbour, Neighbour (Valier) 2:43
Hurdy Gurdy Man (Lancaster-Barlow) 3:15
Laticia (Lancaster) 3:00
(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet (Gilbert-Scala-Esposito) 2:18
I Want It (Lynes-Coghlan-Rossi-Lancaster) 3:01
Almost But Not Quite There (Barlow-Rossi) 2:45
Wait Just A Minute (Lynes) 2:12

Side 2

Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café (Young) 2:59
Black Veils Of Melancholy (Rossi) 3:13
To Be Free (Lynes) 2:35
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
When My Mind Is Not Live (Parfitt-Rossi) 2:48
Elizabeth Dreams (Wilde-Scott) 3:24

Side 3

Paradise Flat (Wilde-Scott) 3:11
Technicolor Dreams (King) 2:49
Spicks And Specks (Gibb) 2:40
Sheila (Roe) 1:52
Sunny Cellophane Skies (Lancaster) 2:41
Green Tambourine (Leka-Pinz) 2:14
Make Me Stay A Bit Longer (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:53
Auntie Nellie (Lancaster) 3:17

Side 4

Are You Growing Tired Of My Love (King) 3:33
So Ends Another Life (Lancaster) 3:10
The Price Of Love (1) (D & P Everly) 3:40
Face Without A Soul (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:07
You're Just What I Was Looking For Today (Goffin-King) 3:48
Antique Angelique (Young-Lancaster) 3:20
Poor Old Man (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:35

Side 5

Mr. Mind Detector (King) 4:00
The Clown (Young-Lynes-Lancaster) 3:22
Velvet Curtains (King) 2:54
Little Miss Nothing (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:58
When I Awake (Lancaster-Young) 3:47
Nothing At All (Lancaster-Lynes-Young) 3:50

Side 6

José (Di Mucci-Fasce) 3:36
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
Time To Fly (Lancaster) 4:17
Do You Live In Fire (Lancaster) 2:14
(April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:10
Daughter (Lancaster) 2:58
Everything (Rossi-Parfitt) 2:35

Side 7

Lazy Poker Blues (Green-Adams) 3:34
Is It Really Me? (Lancaster) 2:42
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 6:50
Junior's Wailing (White-Pugh) 3:32
Shy Fly (Rossi-Young) 3:45

Side 8

Lakky Lady (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:12
Need Your Love (Rossi-Young) 4:45
Spinning Wheel Blues (Rossi-Young) 3:19
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Gerdundula (1) (Manston-James) 3:19
Tune To The Music (Rossi-Young) 3:07

Side 9

Good Thinking (Status Quo) 3:34
Umleitung (Lancaster-Lynes) 7:11
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 0:15
Something's Going On In My Head (Lancaster) 4:44
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 3:53

Side 10

Nanana (Rossi-Young) 0:45
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:31
Someone's Learning (Lancaster) 7:08
Gerdundula (2) (Manston-James) 3:50
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:24


Five album box set which included all the 'Pye (& Piccadilly) recorded' Quo material in chronological order. Issued with a twelve page booklet and discography. Both versions of "Gerdundula" were included.  Now deleted.



510 341-1 ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP
SPIRAL VERTIGO
Release Date: 23rd. September 1991
Produced by Francis Rossi

Side 1

Like A Zombie (Rossi-Frost) 5:07
All We Really Wanna Do (Polly) (Rossi-Frost) 3:43
Fakin' The Blues (Rossi-Frost) 4:27
One Man Band (Parfitt-Williams) 4:26
Rock 'Til You Drop (Bown) 3:15

Side 2

Can't Give You More (Rossi-Young) 4:23
Warning Shot (Bown-Edwards) 3:58
Let's Work Together (Wilbur-Harrison) 3:42
Bring It On Home (Cook) 3:08
No Problems (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:49


"Rock 'Til You Drop" entered the chart on the 5th. October. It reached the number ten position and spent a total of seven weeks in the chart. Both the cassette and compact disc versions included six additional tracks. "Can't Give You More" was a re-recording of the song that originally appeared on the "Rockin' All Over The World" album. White label test pressings were made. Now deleted.



517 367-1 LIVE ALIVE QUO
POLYDOR
Release Date: 2nd. November 1992

Side 1

Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 4:14
In The Army Now (Bolland-Bolland) 4:12
Burning Bridges (Rossi-Bown) 3:46
Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:39
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 4:07

Side 2

Roadhouse Medley:
Roadhouse Blues (Doors)
The Wanderer (Maresca)
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost)
Living On An Island (Parfitt-Young)
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan)
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Supa)
Roadhouse Blues (Doors) 20:18

Live album recorded at the BBC Radio 1FM '25th Anniversary Party in the Park' in Birmingham on the 30th. August 1992. The album came with a picture inner bag. "Live Alive Quo" entered the chart on the 14th. November 1992 and reached the number thirty seven position. Only one week was spent in the chart. Both the C.D. and cassette versions included extra tracks. Now deleted.



523 607-1 THIRSTY WORK
POLYDOR
Release Date: 22nd. August 1994
Produced by Francis Rossi

Side 1

Goin' Nowhere (Rossi-Frost-Macannay) 3:47
I Didn't Mean It (David) 3:21
Confidence (Bown) 3:13
Point Of No Return (Bown-Edwards) 3:49
Sail Away (Rossi-Frost) 3:34
Like It Or Not (Rossi-Frost) 4:00
Soft In The Head (Rossi-Frost) 3:19
Queenie (Rossi-Frost) 3:30

Side 2

Lover Of The Human Race (Rossi-Bown) 3:30
Sherri Don't Fail Me Now! (Bown-Edwards) 3:18
Rude Awakening Time (Rossi-Frost) 4:11
Back On My Feet Again (Rossi-Frost) 3:04
Restless (Warnes) 4:08
Ciao-Ciao (Rossi-Bown) 3:30
Tango (Rossi-Frost) 4:04
Sorry (Rossi-Frost) 3:29


The "Thirsty Work" album came with a picture inner cover. It entered the chart on the 4th. September 1994 and reached the number thirteen position. The album spent three weeks in the chart. Now deleted.



QUOLP001 IN SEARCH OF THE FOURTH CHORD
FOURTH CHORD
Release Date: 17th. September 2007
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Beginning of The End (edited version) (Rossi-Edwards) 3:15
Alright (Parfitt-Morris) 3:35
Pennsylvania Blues Tonight (Rossi-Young) 3:38
I Don't Wanna Hurt You Anymore (Rossi-Young) 3:56
Electric Arena (Rossi-Young) 5:19
Figure Of Eight (Bown) 4:03

Side 2

You're The One For Me (Letley) 3:27
My Little Heartbreaker (Rossi-Young) 3:47
Hold Me (Parfitt-Morris) 4:31
Saddling Up (Rossi-Bown) 3:37
Bad News (Edwards) 4:37
Tongue Tied (Rossi-Young) 4:14


Limited edition vinyl release of the album available by mail order, through HMV records and during the 2007/2008 tour only. The album entered the chart on the 29th. September 2007 - reaching the number 15 position and spending two weeks in the chart. Now deleted.



QUOBS001 QUID PRO QUO
FOURTH CHORD
Release Date: 30th. May 2011

Limited edition vinyl release that was included with the extended CD set and was available by mail order only. Now deleted.



QUOCD011  BULA QUO!
FOURTH CHORD
Release Date: 10th. June 2012


Limited edition vinyl release of the album as part of a Box Set available by mail order only.  Now deleted.


QUOBS002 QUID PRO QUO
FOURTH CHORD
Release Date: 5th. September 2011

Limited edition re-issue that included the 'live' album bonus tracks and was available by mail order only. Now deleted.



6158651 BACK2 SQ.1 - THE FRANTIC FOUR REUNION 2013
UNIVERSAL
Release Date: 30th. September 2013
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1

Juniors Wailing (White-Pugh) 4:15
Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:20
Just Take Me (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:26
Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:49
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:12


Side 2

Blue Eyed Lady (Lancaster-Parfitt) 3:56
Little Lady (Parfitt) 3:09
Most Of The Time (Rossi-Young) 3:13
(April) Spring, Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:12
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:48

Side 3

O Baby (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:43
4500 Times(Rossi-Parfitt) 5:10
Rain (Parfitt)  5:08
Big Fat Mama (Rossi-Parfitt)5:27

Side 4

Down Down (Rossi-Young) 5:33
Roadhouse Blues (Doors) 7:39
Don't Waste My Time (Rossi-Young) 4:19
Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 5:58


Live album recorded at the O2 Academy in Glasgow on the 9th. and 10th. March 2013.  The
album was issued in a gatefold sleeve and was pressed on 180g vinyl.  Now deleted.



DEMREC17 IN SEARCH OF THE FOURTH CHORD
DEMON
Release Date: 25th. November 2013

Limited edition with 500 copies only Picture Disc release.  Now deleted.



DEMREC18  QUID PRO QUO
DEMON
Release Date: 25th. November 2013

Limited edition with 500 copies only single album Picture Disc release.  Now deleted.



3739863 TOKYO QUO
UNIVERSAL MUSIC
Release Date: 19th. April 2014

Side 1
Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 4:02
Little Lady (Parfitt) 3:04
Most Of The Time (Rossi-Young) 3:36
Rain (Parfitt) 4:37
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 4:20

Side 2

Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 6:08
Big Fat Mama (Rossi-Parfitt) 5:16
Don't Waste My Time (Rossi-Young) 4:14
Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 6:48

Limited edition of 1,500 copies only release of the previously released Japanese only Live album from 1977.  The album was recorded at the Sun Plaza Hall in Tokyo on the 17th. November 1976.  The album was only available at a selected number of record shops as part of 'Record Store Day'.  It was released in a Gatefold Cover with a lyric inner bag.  



RCV137LP PICTURES - LIVE IN SWITZERLAND 2009
ROCK CLASSICS
Release Date: 19th. April 2014

Side 1
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 6:19
The Wanderer (Maresca) 2:42
Rain (Parfitt) 4:52

Side 2
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 3:57
Mean Girl (Rossi-Young) 1:56
Softer Ride (Lancaster-Parfitt) 3:52
Beginning Of The End (Rossi-Edwards) 4:20
Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:44

Side 3
Pictures Of Matchstick Man (Rossi) 2:29
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:06
The Oriental (Rossi-Edwards) 5:01
Creepin Up On You (Parfitt-Edwards) 4:52
Living On An Island (Parfitt-Young) 2:49

Side 4
Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 5:55
Down Down (Rossi-Young) 5:59
Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 5:03
Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 4:33

Limited edition of 1,000 copies white vinyl release for the DVD released in 2009 of the band's concert on the 16th. July 2009 at the Montreux Festival in Switzerland..  The album was only available at a selected number of record shops as part of 'Record Store Day'.  It was released in a Gatefold Cover.    



0209549ERE  THE FRANTIC FOUR'S FINAL FLING: LIVE IN DUBLIN 2014
FOURTH CHORD
Release Date: September 2014
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1

Juniors Wailing (White-Pugh) 4:19
Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:20
Just Take Me (Parfitt-Lancaster) 3:32
Is There A Better Way (Lancaster-Rossi) 3:43
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:13
Blue Eyed Lady (Lancaster-Parfitt) 3:52

Side 2

Little Lady (Parfitt) 3:18
Most Of The Time (Rossi-Young) 3:28
Rain (Parfitt) 5:10
(April) Spring, Summer And Wednesdays (Rossi-Young) 4:12
Railroad (Rossi-Young) 5:50

Side 3

O Baby (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:13
4500 Times(Rossi-Parfitt) 6:21
Gotta Go Home (Lancaster) 1:38
Big Fat Mama (Rossi-Parfitt)5:52
Down Down (Rossi-Young) 6:24

Side 4

Roadhouse Blues (Doors) 7:53
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 4:24
Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 6:00

Live album recorded on the 12th. April 2014 at the O2 Academy in Dublin. The album was issued in a gatefold sleeve and was pressed on 180g vinyl. Now deleted.



AQUOLP1  AQUOSTIC (STRIPPED BARE)
RHINO
Released: November 2014
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1


Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:37
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:41
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:55
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 3:38
All The Reasons (Parfitt-Lancaster) 3:08
A Reason For Living (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:21

Side 2

And It's Better Now (Rossi-Young) 3:41
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 3:13
Softer Ride (Lancaster-Parfitt) 2:58
Claudie (Rossi-Young) 3:13
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:09

Side 3

Down Down (Rossi-Young) 2:36
Rain (Parfitt) 3:56
Rockin' all Over The World (Fogerty) 2:40
Again And Again (Parfitt-Bown-Lynton) 3:20
Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Young) 3:25
What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost) 2:04

Side 4

Rock N' Roll (Rossi-Frost) 2:43
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 3:10
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost) 3:20
Burning Bridges (Rossi-Bown) 3:46
Rock 'Til You Drop (Bown) 2:49


An acoustic re-recording of a selection the band's songs originally recorded from 1968 to 1991.  Now deleted.



0210302EMU  AQUOSTIC! LIVE AT THE ROUNDHOUSE
Ear Music
Released: April 2015
Produced by  Paul Long and Mike Paxman


Side 1

And It's Better Now (Rossi-Young) 4:26
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:23
Again And Again (Parfitt-Bown-Lynton) 3:23
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 5:11
Mystery Song (Parfitt-Young) 2:28
Little Lady (Parfitt) 1:57

Side 2

Rock N' Roll (Rossi-Frost) 2:41
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 3:16
What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost) 2:01
Softer Ride (Lancaster-Parfitt) 4:25
Down Down (Rossi-Young) 2:42
Pictures Of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:47

Side 3

Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann)2:49
All The Reasons (Parfitt-Lancaster) 3:12
A Reason For Living (Rossi-Parfitt) 3:20
Rollin' Home (David) 4:59
Don't Drive My Car (Parfitt-Bown) 3:21
Claudie (Rossi-Young) 4:05

Side 4

Rain (Parfitt) 3:59
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost) 3:23
Nanana (Rossi-Young) 2:56
Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Young) 3:37
Rockin' all Over The World (Fogerty) 3:37
Rock 'Til You Drop (Bown) 2:54
Burning Bridges (Rossi-Bown) 4:25

Limited edition vinyl release.



4723780  THE VINYL COLLECTION 1972-1980
Mercury
Released: 14th. August 2015

Ten album box set of the albums "Piledriver" (4723762), "Hello" (4723763), "Quo" (4723764), "On The Level" (4723765), "Blue For You" (4723766), "Status Quo Live!" (4723768), "Rockin' All Over The World" (4723767), "If You Can't Stand The Heat" (4723771), "Whatever You Wan" (4723772) and "Just Supposin'" (4723773).  Each LP was re-mastered and came with a poster.  White label test pressings were made.  Now deleted.



BMGRM069LP DOG OF TWO HEAD
PIAS
Released: 9th. October 2015

Re-issue.



BMGRM070LP THE BEST OF STATUS QUO
PIASBMG SANCTUARY
Released: 9th. October 2015

Re-issue.



BMGRM083LP MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON
PIAS
Released: 9th. October 2015

Re-issue.



BMGRM068LP SPARE PARTS
PIAS
Released: 27th. November 2015

Re-issue.



5365457 ACCEPT NO SUBSITUTE - THE DEFINITIVE HITS
UNIVERSAL
Release Date: 18th. December 2015
Produced by - various

Side 1

Pictures of Matchstick Men (Rossi) 3:08
Ice In The Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:10
Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann) 2:03
In My Chair (Rossi-Young) 3:14
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 2:57
Caroline (Rossi-Young) 3:43
Break The Rules (Rossi-Young-Parfitt-Lancaster-Coghlan) 3:38
Little Lady (Parfitt) 3:05

Side 2

Down Down (Rossi-Young) 3:49
Roll Over Lay Down Live (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 5.40
Rain (Parfitt) 4:24
Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:24
Hold You Back (Rossi-Young-Parfitt) 4:22


Side 3

Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 3:48
Living On An Island (Parfitt-Young) 3:47
Marguerita Time (Rossi-Frost) 3:27
The Wanderer (Maresca) 3:27
Burning Bridges (On And Off and On Again) (Rossi-Bown) 3:51
Blues and Rhythm (Rossi-Bown) 4:29

Side 4

Beginning Of The End (edited version) (Rossi-Edwards) 3:15
Two Way Traffic (Rossi-Edwards) 3:58
Looking Out for Caroline (Rossi-Young) 4:00
Blue Eyed Lady - The Frantic Four - Live (Lancaster-Parfitt) 3:53
And It's Better Now (aquostic) (Rossi-Young) 3:41
Pictures Of Matchstick Men (aquostic) (Rossi) 3:37

'Singles' compilation released to link with the UK tour.



DEMREC119 QUID PRO QUO
DEMON
Release Date: 29th. January 2016

Limited edition 2 LP re-issue that included the 'live' album bonus tracks and was available on white vinyl.  Now deleted.



4754371 ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD - JOHN EDEN REMIX
Mercury
Release Date: 16th. April 2016
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Hold You Back (Rossi-Young-Parfitt) 5:10
Baby Boy (Rossi-Young) 3:16
Rockers Rollin' (Parfitt-Lynton) 4:41

Side 2

Who Am I? (Williams-Hutchins) 5:10
Rockin' All Over The World (Fogerty) 3:50

Side 3

Dirty Water (Rossi-Young) 4:15
Can't Give You More (Rossi-Young) 5:26
Let's Ride (Lancaster) 3:04

Side 4

For You (Parfitt) 3:08
Too Far Gone (Lancaster) 3:09
You Don't Own Me (Lancaster-Green) 3:28
Hard Time (Rossi-Parfitt) 4:35

Limited edition double album release of the John Eden album remix for 'Record Store Day'. The album was issued with a picture inner bag. White label test pressings were made.  Now deleted.



4787581 12 GOLD BARS
MERCURY
Release Date: 27th. May 2016

Limited edition of 1,500 copies re-issue in support of Nordorff Robins, pressed on gold vinyl and available through Tesco superstores only.  White label test pressings were made.  Now deleted.



5702682 AQUOSTIC II - THAT'S A FACT!
UNIVERSAL
Released: 21st. October 2016
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1

That's a Fact (Rossi-Young) 3:36
Roll Over Lay Down (Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 4:28
Dear John (Gustafson-Macauley) 3:29
In the Army Now (Bolland-Bolland) 4:03
Hold You Back (Rossi-Young-Parfitt) 4:11

Side 2

One For the Road (Bown) 3:33
Backwater (Parfitt-Lancaster) 4:52
One of Everything (Bown) 3:48
Belavista Man (Parfitt-Edwards) 3:52
Lover of the Human Race (Rossi-Bown) 3:45

Side 3

Ice In the Sun (Wilde-Scott) 2:21
Mess of the Blues (Pomus-Shuman) 2:32
Jam Side Down (Britten-Dore) 3:13
Resurrection (Bown-Parfitt) 3:12
Lies (Rossi-Frost) 2:51
Little Dreamer (Rossi-Frost) 3:08

Side 4

Living On an Island (Parfitt-Young) 3:09
Someone Rocking Your Heart? (Rossi-Young) 3:39
Rockers Rollin’ (Parfitt-Lynton) 3:37
For You (Parfitt) 3:15


A follow-up acoustic album featuring another selection the band's songs originally recorded from 1968 to 2005 plus three new songs. The recording of "For You" was only available on the vinyl release.  The album entered the UK charts on the 28th. October 2016 and reached the number 7 position.  It spent five weeks in the chart.




DEMREC206 THE PARTY AIN'T OVER YET...
DEMON
Released: 3rd. February 2017
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1

The Party Ain't Over Yet (John David) 3:50
Gotta Get Up And Go (Rossi-Young) 4:17
All That Counts Is Love (John David) 3:40

Side 2

Familiar Blues (Parfitt-Bown) 5:07
The Bubble (Bown-Edwards) 5:34
Belavista Man (Parfitt-Edwards) 4:21

Side 3

Nevashooda (Bown-Letley) 3:50
Velvet Train (Edwards-Bown) 3:32
Goodbye Baby (Rossi-Young) 4:07

Side 4

You Never Stop (Rossi-Parfitt-Edwards-Bown-Letley) 4:31
Kick Me When I'm Down (John David-Webb Wilder) 3:16
Cupid Stupid (Rossi-Young) 3:51
This Is Me (Parfitt-Edwards) 4:45

Vinyl release of the band's 2005 album. Issued on yellow vinyl.



DEMREC207
UNDER THE INFLUENCE
DEMON
Released: 3rd. February 2017
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1

Twenty Wild Horses (Rossi-Frost) 4:59
Under The Influence (Rossi-Frost) 4:02
Round And Round (Bown-Edwards) 3:24
Shine On (Parfitt-Edwards) 4:47
Little White Lies (Parfitt) 4:18
Keep ‘em Coming (Bown) 3:25

Side 2

Little Me And You (Bown) 3:47
Making Waves (Rossi-Frost) 3:55
Blessed Are The Meek (Rossi-Frost) 4:18
Roll The Dice (Rossi-Frost) 4:04
Not Fade Away (Petty-Hardin) 3:08
The Way It Goes (Rossi-Frost) 3:57.

Vinyl release of the band's 1999 album. Issued on light blue vinyl.



DEMREC208 DON'T STOP
DEMON
Released: 3rd February 2017
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Fun Fun Fun (Brian Wilson-Mike Love) 4:00
When You Walk In The Room (Jackie De Shannon) 3:23
I Can Hear The Grass Grow (Roy Wood) 3:23

Side 2

You Never Can Tell (It Was A Teenage Wedding) (Chuck Berry) 3:48
Get Back (John Lennon-Paul McCartney) 3:19
Safety Dance (Ivan Dorroschuk) 3:50
Raining In My Heart (Boudleaux Bryant-Felice Bryant) 3:37

Side 3

Don't Stop (Christine McVie) 3:38
Sorrow (Bob Feldman-Jerry Goldstein-Richard Gotteher) 4:12
Proud Mary (John Fogerty) 3:30
Lucille (Albert Collins-Richard Penniman) 3:00


Side 4

Johnny And Mary (Robert Palmer) 3:35
Get Out Of Denver (Bob Seger) 4:08
The Future's So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) (Pat MacDonald) 3:36
All Around My Hat (Traditional arranged Rossi-Parfitt-Bown-Edwards-Rich) 3:55

Vinyl release of the band's 1996 album. Issued on white vinyl.



5713600 THE VINYL COLLECTION 1981-1996
Mercury
Released: 24th. February 2017

Ten album box set of the albums "Never Too Late" (5713601), "1+9+8+2" (5713602), "Back To Back" (5713603), "In The Army Now" (5713604), "Ain't Complaining" (573605), "Perfect Remedy" (5713607), "Rock 'Til You Drop" (5713608), "Thirsty Work" (5713609), "Don't Stop" (5713610) and "The Other Side Of Status Quo'" (5713611).


Side 15

Goin' Nowhere (Rossi-Frost-Macannay) 3:47
I Didn't Mean It (David) 3:21
Confidence (Bown) 3:13
Point Of No Return (Bown-Edwards) 3:49

Side 16

Sail Away (Rossi-Frost) 3:34
Like It Or Not (Rossi-Frost) 4:00
Soft In The Head (Rossi-Frost) 3:19
Queenie (Rossi-Frost) 3:30

Side 17

Lover Of The Human Race (Rossi-Bown) 3:30
Sherri Don't Fail Me Now! (Bown-Edwards) 3:18
Rude Awakening Time (Rossi-Frost) 4:11
Back On My Feet Again (Rossi-Frost) 3:04

Side 18

Restless (Warnes) 4:08
Ciao-Ciao (Rossi-Bown) 3:30
Tango (Rossi-Frost) 4:04
Sorry (Rossi-Frost) 3:29

Side 19

Fun Fun Fun (Brian Wilson-Mike Love) 4:00
When You Walk In The Room (Jackie De Shannon) 3:23
I Can Hear The Grass Grow (Roy Wood) 3:23
You Never Can Tell (It Was A Teenage Wedding) (Chuck Berry) 3:48

Side 20

Get Back (John Lennon-Paul McCartney) 3:19
Safety Dance (Ivan Dorroschuk) 3:50
Raining In My Heart (Boudleaux Bryant-Felice Bryant) 3:37
Don't Stop (Christine McVie) 3:38

Side 21

Sorrow (Bob Feldman-Jerry Goldstein-Richard Gotteher) 4:12
Proud Mary (John Fogerty) 3:30
Lucille (Albert Collins-Richard Penniman) 3:00
Johnny And Mary (Robert Palmer) 3:35

Side 22

Get Out Of Denver (Bob Seger) 4:08
The Future's So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) (Pat MacDonald) 3:36
All Around My Hat (Traditional arranged Rossi-Parfitt-Bown-Edwards-Rich) 3:55

Side 23

I Wonder Why (Rossi-Frost) 4:00 {b-side to the cancelled "Too Close To The Ground" single}
Milton Keynes Medley (Mystery Song / Railroad / Most Of The Time / Wild Side Of Life / Slow Train) 8:16 {from the "Red Sky" 12" single}
In the Army Now (Military Mix) (Bolland-Bolland) 5:56 {12" single}
Dreamin' (Wet Mix) (Rossi-Frost) 4:26 {12" single}
The Quo Cake Mix (The Wanderer / Whatever You Want / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Roll Over Lay Down / Rain / Break The Rules / Rockin' All Over The World) / In The Army Now) 6:11 {from the Spanish 12" single}

Side 24

Running All Over The World (Extended Version) (Fogerty) 5:42 {12" single version}
Burning Bridges (On And Off And On Again) (Extended Version) (Parfitt-Bown) 5:32 {12" single version}
Ain’t Complaining (Extended Version) (Parfitt-Williams) 6:34 {12" single version}
The Wanderer (Sharon The Nag Mix) (Maresca) 3:34 {from the "Who Gets The Love" CD single}

Each LP was re-mastered. The "Thirsty Work" album was issued as a double LP set (the original vinyl release in 1994 was as a single LP) and "The Other Side Of Status Quo" was a new compilation. White label test pressings were made.



5738263 PILEDRIVER
MERCURY
Released: 17th. June 2017

Limited edition re-issue of 1,500 copies pressed on blue vinyl and available through HMV only.  White label test pressings were made.  Now deleted.  

 

DEMRECDLX004 IN SEARCH OF THE FOURTH CHORD
DEMON
Released: 30th. June 2017
Produced by Pip Williams

Side 1

Beginning of The End (edited version) (Rossi-Edwards) 3:15
Alright (Parfitt-Morris) 3:35
Pennsylvania Blues Tonight (Rossi-Young) 3:38
I Don't Wanna Hurt You Anymore (Rossi-Young) 3:56

Side 2

Electric Arena (Rossi-Young) 5:19
Figure Of Eight (Bown) 4:03
Gravy Train (Edwards) 3:29
You're The One For Me (Letley) 3:27

Side 3

My Little Heartbreaker (Rossi-Young) 3:47
Hold Me (Parfitt-Morris) 4:31
Saddling Up (Rossi-Bown) 3:3
7
Bad News (Edwards) 4:37

Side 4

Tongue Tied (Rossi-Young) 4:14
I Ain't Wasting My Time (Rossi-Young) 3:36
One By One
(Parfitt-Young) 4:14

Double album vinyl release of the band's 2007 album. Issued on orange vinyl.



0211905EMU THE LAST NIGHT OF THE ELECTRONICS
EarMUSIC
Release Date: 14th. July 2017
Produced by Mike Paxman

Side 1

Caroline (Rossi-Young) 5:27
The Wanderer (Maresca) 2:45
Something 'Bout You Baby I Like (Supa) 2:17
Rain (Parfitt) 4:35
Softer Ride (Lancaster-Parfitt) 4:02

Side 2

Beginning Of The End (Rossi-Edwards) 3:57
Hold You Back (Rossi-Young-Parfitt) 4:45
Proposin' Medley (What You're Proposing (Rossi-Frost)-Down The Dustpipe (Groszmann)-Wild Side Of Life (Warren-Carter)-Railroad (Rossi-Young)-Again And Again (Parfitt-Bown-Lynton)) 7:49
Paper Plane (Rossi-Young) 3:36

Side 3

The Oriental (Rossi-Edwards) 5:14
Creepin' Up On You (Parfitt-Edwards) 4:59
Gerdundula (Manston-James) 5:03

Side 4

In The Army Now (Bolland-Bolland) 4:08
Roll Over Lay Down
(Rossi-Young-Lancaster-Parfitt-Coghlan) 5:58
Down Down (Rossi-Young) 7:17

Side 5

Whatever You Want (Parfitt-Bown) 5:03
Rocking All Over The World (Fogerty) 4:03
Burning Bridges (Rossi-Bown) 3:52
Rock 'N' Roll Music (Berry)-Bye Bye Johnny (Berry) 6:30

Side 6

Etched

Live album recorded at the band's concert at the O2 in London on the 11th. December 2016.  The album was also available pressed on orange vinyl (0211906EMU).  It spent one week (21st. July 2017) in the UK album charts and reached the number 24 position.  White label test pressings were made.





MISCELLANEOUS


- LIVE ALBUM
VERTIGO

Recorded on the 27th. June 1979 at the Hammersmith Odeon, London but never issued.



- FOUR ALBUM BOX SET
VERTIGO

Box set issue of the "Hello!", "Quo", "On The Level" and "Blue For You" albums. The set was due to be issued in November 1981, but the release was postponed until 1982 and subsequently cancelled.



- THE ROYAL BOX SET
VERTIGO


The complete set of Vertigo albums, made from 1972 - 1982, in a specially made gift box. One set was made and presented to Prince Charles on the 14th. May 1982, at Quo's Prince's Trust concert at the N.E.C., in Birmingham.



HRL 021 THE HISTORY OF ROCK VOLUME TWENTY ONE
ORBIS PUBLISHING LTD


"History of Rock" double album, which featured one side of material by Status Quo, Slade, 10CC and Thin Lizzy. "Roll Over Lay Down" was the version from the "Hello!" album. The album was issued in 1984.

Side 1

Caroline
Down Down
Roll Over Lay Down
Wild Side Of Life
Rockin' All Over The World
Whatever You Want



MM 1221 INTERVIEW PICTURE DISC

Issued in 1986. The Picture Disc was re-issued in 1988, pressed in slightly different colours and in a presentation box.



BAK 2110 INTERVIEW PICTURE DISC
BAKTABAK


Issued in January 1989. The interview was recorded in London, in July 1988.



CLALP 168 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS


Due to be re-issued by Castle Communications, in their 'Classics' series, in December 1989. Although the album was re-issued on Compact Disc, the vinyl release was cancelled.



CLALP 169 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON
CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS


As above.



- LIVE AT THE N.E.C. 1989

VERTIGO


Recorded at the Birmingham N.E.C. on the 17th. & 18th. December 1989. Although the recordings were issued on video (Rocking All Over The Years), the band were unhappy with the overall sound quality and the planned 'live' album was not issued. The one exception being the 'live' recording of "Dirty Water" which was used as the b-side of "The Anniversary Waltz Part Two" single, in December 1990.



- LIVE AT WEMBLEY 1990
VERTIGO


Live album recorded at the band's Wembley Arena concerts in 1990. Three songs were included on the "Live Alive Quo" C.D. released in 1992.



848 171-1 PILEDRIVER
VERTIGO


Due to be re-issued in February 1991. Although the album was issued on C.D. and re-issued on Cassette, the vinyl release was cancelled.



848 172-1 HELLO!
VERTIGO


As above.



848 173-1 ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD
VERTIGO


As above.



848 174-1 ON THE LEVEL
VERTIGO


As above.