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December 04, 2015

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Audio CD (4 Dec. 2015)

Number of Discs: 4

Format: Box set

Label: Edsel

ASIN: B015NHXM18

From Beginning To End

In 1965 The End arose from the glowing embers of the earlier Tuxedos, Innocents and Original Topics, and like many of their contemporaries evolved into a psychedelic group. Along the way, they won the support and patronage of the Rolling Stones’ Bill Wyman, who produced their sole album for Decca, “Introspection” (CD2).

He also co-wrote their signature tune, the psychedelic classic “Shades Of Orange”, although the band wrote the rest of their material. This 4 CD box set gathers together all of The End’s extant recordings, the material on CDs 1, 3, and 4 having only previously been released on vinyl in the ‘90s. CD 1 covers the early days from 1964 to 1967, CD 2 is the 1968 “Introspection” album with two bonus tracks, CD 3 features outtakes from the period 1968/69, while CD 4 rounds up the band’s recordings from 1969/70, before they reinvented themselves as Tucky Buzzard.

This clamshell box set also contains a booklet with artwork by legendary designer Phil Smee, including photos and ephemera, a note by founder member Colin Giffin, and the band’s story written by David Wells.

Full track listing

From Beginning To End

  • I Can't Get Any Joy
  • Hey Little Girl
  • I Want You Around
  • I Can't Believe It
  • Lost Without You
  • Baby Stay Like You Are
  • It Won't Be Long
  • She Believed Me
  • I Got Wise
  • You're so Right
  • You Better Believe It Baby
  • Please Do Something
  • Why
  • Yo-Yo
  • Searching for My Baby
  • Daddy Loves Baby
  • We've Got It Made (July 1967 Mix)
  • Shades of Orange (November 1967 Mix)
  • Dreamworld
  • Under the Rainbow
  • Shades of Orange (Album Version)
  • Bromley Common (Interlude)
  • Cardboard Watch
  • Introspection Pt.1
  • What Does It Feel Like?
  • Linen Draper (Interlude)
  • Don't Take Me
  • Loving, Sacred Loving
  • She Said Yeah
  • Jacobs Bladder (Interlude)
  • Introspection Pt.2
  • Shades of Orange (Single Version) [Bonus Track]
  • Loving, Sacred Loving (Single Version) [Bonus Track]
  • Loving, Sacred Loving (February 1968 Mix)
  • Building up a Dream
  • Little Annie
  • Morning Dew
  • Tears Will Be the Only Answer
  • Today Tomorrow
  • Lady Under the Lamp
  • Black Is Black
  • Mister Man
  • Call Me
  • Shades of Orange (June 1968 Remix)
  • Mirror
  • We've Got It Made (Mellotron Mix)
  • Bypass the By-Pass
  • Mister Man (Instrumental Version) [Bonus Track]
  • The Fly (Bonus Track)
  • Sometimes I Wish I Were Dead (Bonus Track)
  • Stones in My Banana (Bonus Track)
  • Son of Lightning
  • Second Glance
  • Mistress Bean
  • For Eleanor
  • So Free
  • North Thames Gas Board
  • Do Right Woman Do Right Man
  • Turn on Waterstone
  • Smartypants
  • 61
  • My Friend
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