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C H R I S    Y O U L D E N   (picture from back cover of 'Second Sight')
Chris Youlden
b. January 1, 1943 in Dagenham, Essex
discography

 

Chris Youlden   Member of Savoy Brown
#year
of release
title / label # / notes
45 rpm singles (only those featuring Chris Youlden!)
11967Taste And Try Before You Buy / Someday People


Decca F 12702

21968Walking By Myself / Vicksburg Blues


Decca F 12797

31969Train To Nowhere / Tolling Bells


Decca F 12843

41969Grits Ain't Groceries / She's Got A Ring In His Nose And A Ring On Her Hand


Parrot 45-40037

51969Train To Nowhere / Made Up My Mind


Parrot 45-40039

61969I'm Tired / Stay With Me Baby

Parrot 45-40042


= Decca F 12978

71970A Hard Way To Go / Waiting In The Bamboo Grove

Parrot 45-40046


Decca F 13019

81970Poor Girl / Master Hare


Decca F 13098

LPs / CDs (only those featuring Chris Youlden!)
17/1968Savoy Brown: Getting To The Point

- Flood In Houston (Youlden/Simmonds)
- Stay With Me Baby (Youlden/Simmonds/Peverett)
- Honey Bee (Waters)
- The Incredible Gnome Meets Jaxman (Simmonds)
- Give Me A Penny (Trad arr. Youlden/Simmonds)

- Mr. Downchild (Youlden/Simmonds)
- Getting To The Point (Simmonds)
- Big City Lights (Hall/Youlden)
- You Need Love (Dixon)

CD bonus tracks:
- Walking By Myself (Lane)
- Taste And Try, Before You Buy (Youlden )
- Someday People (Simmonds)


Decca LK 4935 (mono)
Decca SLK 4935 (stereo) (UK 7/1968)


= Parrot PAS 71024 (UK)


Deram CD 820 922-2 (UK 1990)

25/1969Savoy Brown: Blue Matter

- Train To Nowhere (Youlden/Simmonds) - lyrics
- Tolling Bells (Youlden/Simmonds)
- She's Got A Ring In His Nose And A Ring On Her Hand (Youlden)
- Vicksburg Blues (Hall/Youlden)
- Don't Turn Me From Your Door (Hooker)

- May Be Wrong (Peverett)
- Louisiana Blues (Waters)
- It Hurts Me Too (London)

CD bonus tracks:
- Grits Ain't Groceries (All Around The World) (Turner) [Parrot 45-40037]


Decca LK 4994 (mono)
Decca SLK 4994 (stereo) (UK 5/1969)
= Parrot PAS 71027 (US)


Deram CD 820923-2 (UK 1990)

310/1969Savoy Brown: A Step Further

- Made Up My Mind (Youlden)
- Waiting In The Bamboo Grove (Simmonds)
- Life's One Act Play (Youlden)
- A. I'm Tired (Youlden)
  B. Where Am I (Brown, Willie)

- Savoy Brown's Boogie (Live) (Youlden/Simmonds)
  including
  Feel So Good (Willis)
  Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (Williams, David)
  Little Queenie (Berry)
  Purple Haze (Hendrix)
  Hernando's Hideaway (Alder, Ross)


Decca LK 5013 (mono)
Decca SLK 5013 (stereo) (UK 10/1969)
= Parrot PAS 71029 (US)


Deram CD 844015-2 (UK 1990)

44/1970Savoy Brown: Raw Sienna

- A Hard Way To Go (Youlden)
- That Same Feeling (Simmonds)
- Master Hare (Simmonds)
- Needle And Spoon (Youlden)
- A Little More Vine (Youlden)

- I'm Crying (Youlden)
- Stay While The Night Is Young (Youlden)
- Is That So (Simmonds)
- When I Was A Young Boy (Youlden)


Decca LK 5043 (mono)
Decca SLK 5043 (stereo) (UK 4/1970)
= Parrot PAS 71036 (US)


Deram CD 844016-2 (UK 1990)

51972Savoy Brown's Blues Band

- I Ain't Superstitious
- Let Me Love You Baby
- Black Night
- High Rise
- Rock Me Baby
- I Smell Trouble

- Pretty Woman
- Little Girl
- The Doormouse Rides The Rail
- It's All My Fault
- Shake 'Em On Down


- Made Up My Mind (Youlden) - lyrics
- Waiting In The Bamboo Grove (Simmonds)
- Life's One Act Play (Youlden)
- A. I'm Tired (Youlden) - lyrics
  B. Where Am I (Brown, Willie)

- Savoy Brown's Boogie (Live) (Youlden/Simmonds)
  including
  Feel So Good (Willis)
  Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (Williams, David)
  Little Queenie (Berry)
  Purple Haze (Hendrix)
  Hernando's Hideaway (Alder, Ross)


Decca DCS 15038/9 (Spain) = "Shake Down" (1967) + "A Step Further" (1969)

61977The Best of Savoy Brown

- Train To Nowhere
- Mr. Downchild
- Stay With Me Baby
- Shake 'Em On Down
- Leavin' Again
- Needle And Spoon
- Hellbound Train
- Coming Down Your Way
- Made Up My Mind
- Let It Rock
- Highway Blues


London Collector Series LC 50000


= Decca 2422 (UK 1978) "Blues Roots

71982The Best of Savoy Brown

- Doin' Fine (Simmonds/Silvester)
- Casting My Spell (E. & A. Johnson)
- Coming Down Your Way (Lynton)
- Highway Blues (Simmonds)
- Let It Rock (Simmonds/Raymond)
- Jack The Toad (Lynton)

- Shake 'Em On Down (Trad. arr. Hall/Brown)
- Walking By Myself (Lane)
- Poor Girl (Stevens)
- I'm Crying (Youlden)
- Train To Nowhere (Youlden/Simmonds)


Decca TAB 39 (UK 1982)

81987The Best of Savoy Brown

- Train To Nowhere (Youlden/Simmonds)
- Mr. Downchild (Youlden/Simmonds)
- Stay With Me Baby (Youlden/Simmonds)
- Shake 'Em On Down (Trad. arr. Hall/Brown)
- Leavin' Again (Simmonds/Peverett)

- Needle And Spoon (Youlden)
- Hellbound Train (Simmonds/Silvester)
- Coming Down Your Way (Lynton)
- Made Up My Mind (Youlden)
- Let It Rock (Simmonds/Raymond)
- Highway Blues (Simmonds)


C5 Records C5-504

91993
2 CDs
The Savoy Brown Collection (Chronicles Series)

- I Ain't Supersticious (Dixon)
- Shake 'Em On Down (Traditional)
- Stay With Me Baby (Peverett/Simmonds/Youlden)
- Mr. Downchild (Simmonds/Youlden)
- Train To Nowhere (Simmonds/Youlden)
- She's Got A Ring In His Nose And A Ring
  On Her Hand (Youlden)
- Louisiana Blues [live] (Waters)
- Made Up My Mind (Youlden)
- I'm Tired (Youlden)
- A Hard Way To Go (Youlden)
- Needle And Spoon (Youlden)
- Stay While The Night Is Young (Youlden)
- Poor Girl (Stevens)
- Money Can't Save Your Soul (Peverett/Simmonds)
- Sunday Night (Simmonds)
- Leavin' Again (Peverett/Stevens)

- Tell Mama (Dixon)
- I Can't Get Next To You (Dixon)
- Street Corner Talking (Dixon)
- All I Can Do (Dixon)
- Wang Dang Doodle (Dixon)
- Hellbound Train (Dixon)
- Shot In The Head (Dixon)
- Second Try (Dixon)
- Coming Down Your Way (Dixon)
- Everybody Loves A Drinking Man (Dixon)
- Stranger Blues (Dixon)
- Walkin' And Talkin' (Dixon)
- Double Lover (Dixon)
- Tell Mama (Raymond/Simmonds)
- I Can't Get Next To You (Whitfield)
- All I Can Do (Raymond/Simmonds)
- Wang Dang Doodle (Dixon)
- Hellbound Train (Silvester/Simmonds)
- Shot In The Head (Vanda/Young)
- Second Try (Simmonds)
- Coming Down Your Way (Lynton)
- Everybody Loves A Drinking Man (Anderson)
- Stranger Blues (Raymond/Simmonds)
- Walkin' And Talkin' [live] (Raymond/Simmonds)
- Double Lover (Ellis/Simmonds)


Polygram/Deram CD 44328 (UK 1993)

102000Savoy Brown: Looking From The Outside - Live '69/'70

- I'm Tired (Youlden)
- Hard Way To Go (Youlden)
- A Little More Wine (Youlden)
- Savoy Brown Boogie No.2 (Youlden/Simmonds)
- I Want You To Love Me (Youlden)
- Louisiana Blues (Morganfield)
- Memory Pain (Mayfield)
- Leaving Again (Stevens/Peverett)
- Money Can't Save Your Soul (Simmonds/Peverett)
- Looking From The Outside (Looking In) (Simmonds/Peverett)


Mooncrest Records CRESTCD 051

Contributions to Samplers (only those featuring Chris Youlden!)
11969The World Of Blues Power!

- Taste And Try Before You Buy
- Someday People


Decca SPA 14

21969Wowie Zowie! World Of Progressive Music

- Train To Nowhere


Decca SPA 34

31970World Of Blues Power! Vol. 2

- Don't Turn Me From Your Door (Savoy Brown)
- Can't Help Myself (Shakey Horton)
- Checkin Up On My Baby (John Mayall)
- Crutch And Cane
- Going To Try (Ten Years After)
- Too Bad-pt 1 (Eddie Boyd)
- Leavin' Trunk(Keef Hartley)
- Lula Mae (Robert Nighthawk)
- You Don't Love Me (John Mayall)

- She's Got A Ring In His Nose And A Ring
  On Her Hand (Savoy Brown)
- Third Degree (Champion Jack Duprey)
- Speed Kills (Ten Years After)




Decca SPA 63

41983Broken Dreams, The Hopes and Glories of British Rock 1963-1969 Vol. 6

- Taste And Try Before You Buy
- Someday People
- Walking By Myself


Line/Outline OLLP

51985The Relix Sampler

- Train To Nowhere (prev. unreleased)
  Speedo Jones, harp/backgr. voc
  Chris Youlden, voc
  Kim Simmonds, g


Relix RRLP 2015

Savoy Brown homepage

Illustrated Savoy Brown discography

picture from cover of 'A Step Further' picture from liner notes to 'A Step Further'

Chris Youlden   Singles
#year
of release
title / label / notes
11973Nowhere Road / Standing On The Corner


Deram

picture from back cover of 'Nowhere Road'

Chris Youlden LPs / CDs
#year
of release
title / label / notes
11973Chris Youlden: Nowhere Road

- Nowhere Road
- One October Day
- Chink Of Sanity
- Crying In The Road
- Mamma Don't You Talk So Loud

- Standing On The Corner
- In The Wood
- Wake Up Neighbour
- Street Sounds
- Time Will Tell
- Pick Up My Dogs

all titles written by Chris Youlden


Deram SML 1099 (UK)
= London 633 (US)


Chrome Dreams CD HF 9519

21974Chris Youlden: Citychild

- Conjure Wife
- Born And Raised In The City
- The Morning Light
- Keep Your Lamp Lit
- Little Cog In A Big Wheel

- Peace Of Mind
- Walking The Streets Again
- Spare Change
- Love And Pain
- It Ain't For Real

all titles written by Chris Youlden


Deram SML 1112 (UK 1974)
= London 642 (US)
= Nova SDL 8011 (Germany)

Chrome Dreams CD HF 9518

31979Chris Youlden: A British Blues Legend

- Nowhere Road
- Chink Of Sanity
- Spare Change
- Love And Pain

- In The Wood
- Standing On The Corner
- Life's One Act Play
- Little Cog In A Big Wheel
- It Ain't For Real


London Collector Series LC 50015

41991Chris Youlden: Second Sight

- Don't Lead Me On (Youlden)
- Extraordinary Woman (Vernon - Ross)
- The Way It Is (Vernon - Ross)
- Let It Rain (Youlden)
- Soulmate (Youlden)
- Tongue Tied (Youlden)
- Making Love On The Telephone (Youlden)
- Turn Your Red Light Green (Youlden)
- Lady Of The Silver Screen (Youlden)
- The Name Of The Game Is Love (Youlden)
- You Ain't Foolin' Me (Youlden)
- You Got A Hold Of My Heart (Youlden)
- That'll Get It (Vernon - Ross - Shaw)


Line LICD 9.01027 O
= RFR CD 1004 (1996)

51993Chris Youlden & The Big Picture: Matico

- Down In Matico (C.Youlden & B.Ross)
- Who Needs Enemies (C.Youlden & B.Ross)
- Just A Dream (C.Youlden & B.Ross)
- Can't Get Enough (C.Youlden & B.Ross)
- Give It Up" (C.Youlden & B.Ross)
- Killing Time (C.Youlden)
- Out Of Sight Out Of Mind (C.Youlden)
- The Good Times (C.Youlden)
- Talking Tough (C.Youlden & B.Ross)
- Don't Cast The First Stone" (C.Youlden)
- Our Good Thing Is Through" (C.Youlden)

prod. & arr. by Bob Ross


Midnight Records CD (no #)

6200?Chris Youlden: Don't Know Which Way To Go
Rehearsals, Diplomat Hotel, Rock Ages convention, New York City

- I'm Tired
- Grits Ain't Groceries
- Little Cog In A Big Wheel
- Love and Pain
- Made Up My Mind
- Train To Nowhere
- Taste and Try Before You Buy
- Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
- Don't Know Which Way To Go
- Nowhere Road

tapes put out by Speedo 'Harmonica' Jones on Youlden's legendary 1979 tour of the United States


CD BBL705

72018Chris Youlden & The Slammers: Closing Time

LP track sequence:
- Sugar Coated Love (3:12)
- Number Nine Train (3:07)
- I Wanna Stay Alive (3:50)   @ youtube
- Trickbag (3:52)
- Fool's Paradise (3:32)
- Tell Me What You're Gonna Do (2:11)

- Nervous Breakdown (2:37)
- Roll With My Baby (2:28)
- Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (3:01)
- How Deep Is The Well? (2:31)
- In The Middle Of The Night (2:32)
- Let's Talk About Us (2:04)
- Sweet Love On My Mind (2:23)

CD track sequence:
- Sugar Coated Love (3:11)
- Number Nine Train (3:05)
- I Wanna Stay Alive (3:50)
- Trickbag (3:51)
- Fool's Paradise (3:31)
- Tell Me What You're Gonna Do (2:09)
- Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (3:00)
- Nervous Breakdown (2:39)
- Roll With My Baby (2:29)
- I Ain't Got You (2:25)
- In the Middle Of The Night (2:33)
- Come On (3:08)
- How Deep Is The Well? (2:29)
- Let's Talk About Us (2:04)
- Sweet Love On My Mind (2:38)
- Roll With My Baby (1991 recording) (2:32)
- Sugar Coated Love (1991 recording) (3:24)
- I Wanna Stay Alive (1991 recording) (3:39)
- It's Better To Have (And Don't Need) (bonus track) (3:39)

"... unreleased masters from a series of recording sessions in 1987 and 1991, and premieres "I Wanna Stay Alive," a Youlden co-write with Paul Riley."

LP / CD

The Last Music Company LMLP207 / LMCD207 (UK 2018)

Chris Youlden   Member of Maxwell Street
#year
of release
title / label # / notes
4 track EP
12002Maxwell Street: Movin' Along

- Movin' Along *
- Somewhere In My Dreams #

- Bad Mood Blues *
- Just Can't Lose The Blues #

* Chris Youlden voc
# Shakey Vick voc

Maxwell Street are:
Chris Youlden, voc, g
Shakey Vick, voc, harm
Bernie Pallo, lead g
Peter Moody, b
Mel Wright, dr

Maxwell Street - all enquiries:
Tel.: 0207 289 6561 / 079395 60667
e-mail: grahamvickery@hotmail.com


Vicksboro VBCD 002

picture from liner notes to 'Mick 'Wildman' Pini'

(Guest) Appearances on other Artist's recordings
#year
of release
artist / title
label # / notes
11989Mick "Wildman" Pini

Chris Youlden, voc on
- The Collector
- Too Many Mountains


Line LICD 9.00846 O

picture from liner notes to 'Second Sight'

Other artist's Covers of Chris Youlden songs
#year
of release
Artist:
Record Title

- featured Chris Youlden song / label # / notes
11969Rare Earth
- Train To Nowhere


Motown MOT-5229

21971Tim Weisberg: For Those Who Never Dream
- A Hard Way To Go


A&M SP 3039

31977The Count Bishops

- I Need You
- Stay Free
- Down In The Bottom
- Talk To You
- Shake Your Moneymaker
- Down The Road Apiece

- Baby You're Wrong
- Don't Start Crying Now
- Someone's Got My Number
- Good Guys Don't Wear White
- You're In My Way

- Taste & Try


Chiswick WIK 1
= CWK 3006

= Chiswick CD WIK 1 (2005)

Count Bishops homepage

41980The London R&B Sessions
Live at The Hope & Anchor in November and December 1979

Little Roosters
The Pirates
The Cannibals
Lew Lewis
Wilko Johnson's Solid Senders
The Blues Band

The Count Bishops
- Taste & Try
The American Blues Legends
Hope & Anchor House Band
The Bogey Boys
Red Beans And Rice
The Untouchables


Albion DAI 2

= Albion/Line ALCD 9.00135
(1988)

51992Jimmy Witherspoon: Blues, the Whole Blues & Nothing But the Blues
- You Got A Hold Of My Heart
- Killing Time
- You Ain't Foolin' Me


Indigo CD 2001

more info

61994Driver
- I'm Tired


Atlantic CD 92536

more info

71994Sherman Robertson: I'm The Man
- Out of Sight, Out of Mind (Youlden)
- Our Good Thing Is Through (Youlden)
- Helping Hand (Robertson / Ross / Youlden)




Atlantic CD 82695

81995Loaded Dice
- Made Up My Mind


Schoolkids CD 1533

91996Tim Weisberg: Undercover
- A Hard Way To Go


Fahrenheit CD 9602

102001Rico McFarland: Tired Of Being Alone

- Bad Attitude
- It Ain't No Fun To Me
- What If Bad Were One Of Us
- Blues Falling Down Like Rain
- Tired Of Being Alone
- Idmey B.
- Giving Me The Blues
- Little By Little
- The Other One

- Made Up My Mind
- You Got What You Wanted
- Rockin' Chair


Evidence ECD 26113-2

112003The Ford Blues Band: Another Fine Day

- Taste And Try


Blue Rock'It CD 138

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

thanks to Roberto P., Udine, Italy, and Scott Porter for additional info

 

picture from liner notes to 'Blue Matter' CD

 

 

 

10/28/2014)