FAMILY

Albums recorded by Family, including release dates and current UK CD availability.

 

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Music In A Doll's House

07/68

New

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Entertainment

03/69

New

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A Song For Me

01/70

New

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Anyway [half live, half studio]

11/70

New or Used

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Old Songs, New Songs [compilation]

03/71

 

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Fearless

10/71

New or Used

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Bandstand

09/72

New

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It's Only A Movie

09/73

New

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BBC Radio 1 In Concert

10/91

New or Used

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A's & B's [compilation]

11/92

New or Used

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The Peel Sessions

03/93

New or Used

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BBC Radio Volume 1 1968-1969

07/04

New

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BBC Radio Volume 2 1971-1973

09/04

New

14

Live

02/07

New or Used


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1) MUSIC IN A DOLL'S HOUSE

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The Chase
Mellowing Grey
Never Like This
Me My Friend
Winter
Old Songs New Songs
Hey Mr Policeman
See Through Windows
Peace Of Mind
Voyage
The Breeze
3 x Time


Roger Chapman

Rick Grech
Tubby Hayes
Jim King

Dave Mason
Rob Townsend
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Vocals, Tenor Saxophone, Harmonica
Bass, Violin, Cello, Vocals
Tenor Saxophone
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, Harmonica, Keyboards, Vocals
Keyboards
Drums, Percussion
Guitar, Steel Guitar, Keyboards

Dave Mason, Jimmy Miller

2) ENTERTAINMENT

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The Weaver's Answer
Observations From A Hill
Hung Up Down
Summer `67
How-Hi-The-Li
Second Generation Woman
From Past Archives
Dim
Processions
Face In The Cloud
Emotions


Roger Chapman
Rick Grech
Nicky Hopkins
Jim King

Rob Townsend
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion
Bass, Violin, Vocals
Piano
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, Harmonica, Piano
Drums, Percussion
Guitar, Piano, Organ

John Gilbert, Glyn Johns

3) A SONG FOR ME

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Drowned In Wine
Some Poor Soul
Love Is A Sleeper
Stop For The Traffic - Through The Heart Of Me
Wheels
Song For Sinking Lovers
Hey - Let It Rock
The Cat And The Rat
93's O.K. J
A Song For Me


George Bruno
Roger Chapman
Poli Palmer
Rob Townsend
John Weider
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Organ
Vocals, Percussion
Vibraphone, Piano, Flute
Drums, Percussion, Harp
Guitar, Violin, Dobro
Guitar, Banjo, Organ

Family

4) ANYWAY

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Good News Bad News
Willow Tree
Holding The Compass
Strange Band
Part Of The Load
Anyway
Normans
Lives And Ladies

Tracks 1-4 recorded live at The Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey, England (on 26 July 1970?)


Roger Chapman
Poli Palmer

Rob Townsend
John Weider
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Vocals, Percussion
Keyboards, Piano, Vibraphone, Drums (Tracks 5-8), Percussion
Drums, Percussion
Guitar, Bass (Tracks 1,4-8), Violin
Guitar, Bass (Tracks 2,6)

Family

5) OLD SONGS, NEW SONGS

 
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LP
Hung Up Down
Today
Observations From A Hill
Good Friend Of Mine
Drowned In Wine
Peace Of Mind
Hometown
The Cat And The Rat
No Mule's Fool
See Through Windows
The Weaver's Answer

CD 1
Hung Up Down
Today
Observations From A Hill
Good Friend Of Mine
Drowned In Wine
Peace Of Mind
Hometown
The Cat And The Rat
No Mule's Fool
See Through Windows
The Weaver's Answer

CD 2
Drowned In Wine [demo]
Love Is A Sleeper
Stop For The Traffic
Wheels
Song For Sinking Lovers
Number Six Blues [demo]
A Song For Me
No Mule's Fool [demo]
Good News - Bad News [live]
Part Of The Load
Normans
Holding The Compass [live]
Anyway
Strange Band [live]

Originally issued in 1971 as a single LP, a box set consisting of 4 CDs (5 in the first 1,000 sold) was issued in 2005

LP Issue


CD Box Set

 
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CD 3
Burlesque
Bolero Babe
Coronation
My Friend The Sun
Glove
Ready To Go
Top Of The Hill
The Rockin' R's
In My Own Time
Seasons
Between Blue And Me [live]
Sing 'Em The Way I Feel [live]
Sat'd'y Barfly
Larf & Sing
Spanish Tide [live]
Crinkley Grin

CD 4
Blind
Burning Bridges
Children [live]
Take Your Partners
It's Only A Movie
Buffet Tea For Two
Sweet Desire
Rockin' Pneumonia And Boogie Woogie Flu [live]
Suspicion
Checkout
In My Own Time [live]
The Weavers Answer [live]

CD 5 - first 1,000 copies only
Song For Lot's [demo]
Theme For A Dream [demo]
Wheels [demo]
Kick A Cat [demo]
Sinking Lovers [demo]
Part Of The Load *
Drowned In Wine *
Holding The Compass *
Good News Bad News *
The Weaver's Answer *
A Song For Me *

* Recorded live in Munich in 1970

6) FEARLESS

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Between Blue And Me
Sat'D Barfly
Larf And Sing
Spanish Tide
Save Some For Thee
Take Your Partners
Children
Crinkley Grin
Blind
Burning Bridges


Roger Chapman
Poli Palmer

Rob Townsend
John Wetton
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Vocals, Guitar, Percussion
Keyboards, Vibes, Flute, Percussion
Drums, Percussion
Guitar, Vocals, Keyboards
Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion

George Chkiantz, Family

7) BANDSTAND

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Burlesque
Bolero Babe
Coronation
Dark Eyes
Broken Nose
My Friend The Sun
Glove
Ready To Go
Top Of The Hill


Roger Chapman
Linda Lewis
Poli Palmer
Rob Townsend
John Wetton
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica
Vocals
Keyboards, Vibraphone
Drums
Bass, Vocals
Guitar

George Chkiantz, Family

8) IT'S ONLY A MOVIE

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It's Only A Movie
Leroy
Buffet Tea For Two
Boom Bang
Boots `n' Roots
Banger
Sweet Desirée
Suspicion
Check Out


Tony Ashton
Roger Chapman
Roy Dyke
Jim Cregan
Peter Hope-Evans
Charles McCracken
Rob Townsend
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Keyboards
Vocals, Harmonica
Drums
Bass, Guitar
Harmonica
Bass, Vocals
Drums
Guitar

Family

9) BBC RADIO 1 IN CONCERT

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Burlesque
Sat'dy Barfly
Top Of The Hill
My Friend The Sun
Buffet Tea For Two
Children
Glove
Ready To Go
Holding The Compass
Rockin' Pneumonia And Boogie-Woogie Flu
In My Own Time
Weaver's Answer
Part Of The Load

Recorded live at The Paris Theatre,
London, England in January 1973


Tony Ashton
Roger Chapman
Jim Cregan
Rob Townsend
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Keyboards
Vocals
Bass
Drums
Guitar

10) A's & B's

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No Mule's Fool
Good Friend Of Mine
Today
Song For Lots
Strange Band
In My Own Time
Seasons
Burlesque
The Rockin' R's
My Friend The Sun
Glove
Boom Bang
Stop This Car
Sweet Desirée
Drink To You




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11) THE PEEL SESSIONS

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Boom Bang
Buffet Tea
Check Out

Recorded for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show at
Langham Studio 1, London, England on 8 May 1973
and first broadcast on 22 May 1973

UK Issue



USA Issue

Tony Ashton
Roger Chapman
Jim Cregan
Rob Townsend
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Keyboards
Vocals
Bass
Drums
Guitar

John Walters

12) BBC RADIO VOLUME 1 1968-1969

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See Through Windows
Weaver's Answer
Breeze
Second Generation Woman
Observations
Dim
Holding The Compass
Procession
How Hi The Li
Love Is A Sleeper
I Sing 'Em The Way I Feel
Song For Me
Drowned In Wine
Wheels
No Mule's Fool
Cat And The Rat

Tracks 1-3 recorded 3 September 1968 for BBC Radio 1's Saturday Club
Tracks 4-6 recorded 11 November 1968 for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show (Top Gear)
Tracks 7-9 recorded 3 March 1969 for BBC Radio 1's Symonds On Sunday
Tracks 10-12 recorded 11 March 1968 for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show (Top Gear)
Tracks 11-16 recorded 28 July 1969 for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show (Top Gear)

Roger Chapman

Rick Grech

Jim King


Rob Townsend
John Weider

Charlie Whitney


Producer:

Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion, Tenor Saxophone
Bass, Violin, Cello, Vocals
(Tracks 1-12)
Soprano and Tenor Saxophone,
Harmonica, Tin Whistle, Piano,
Vocals
Drums, Percussion
Bass, Guitar, Violin
(Tracks 13-16)
Guitar, Keyboards, Sitar, Mellotron

13) BBC RADIO VOLUME 2 1971-1973

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Strange Band
Home Town
Procession/No Mules Fool
Part Of The Load
Lives And Ladies
Burning Bridges
Save Some For Thee
In My Own Time
Seasons
Children
Between Blue And Me
I Sing 'Em The Way I Feel
Boom Bang
Buffet Tea
Check Out

Tracks 1-5 recorded 16 March 1971 for Bob Harris's BBC Radio 1 show
Tracks 6-9 recorded 2 July 1971 for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show (Top Gear)
Tracks 10-11 recorded 8 November 1971 for Bob Harris's BBC Radio 1 show
Tracks 11-15 recorded 8 May 1973 for John Peel's BBC Radio 1 show

Tony Ashton
Roger Chapman
Jim Cregan

Poli Palmer

Rob Townsend
John Weider
John Wetton

Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Piano, Organ (Tracks 12-15)
Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
(Tracks 12-15)
Flute, Piano, Synthesiser, Vibes
(Tracks 12-15)
Drums, Percussion
Bass, Guitar, Violin (Tracks 1-5)
Bass, Guitar, Vocals
(Tracks 10-11)
Guitar, Keyboards

14) LIVE

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Good News Bad News
Spanish Tide
Part Of The Load
Drowned In Wine
Holding The Compass
Between Blue And Me
Children
In My Own Time
Take Your Partners
Weavers Answer

Recorded live during Family's November 1971 tour

Roger Chapman
Poli Palmer
Rob Townsend
John Wetton
Charlie Whitney

Producer:

Vocals, Tambourine
Vibes, Flute
Drums, Percussion
Bass, Vocals
Guitar, Vocals