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CB 3 - 'Feed the Minds' Concert (et al)

The coloured backround to the table below indicates the date of the line-up of the group for the particular recording.
1963 1966 1968 1968 1975

There are two main recordings here. One is of the group at the Feed the Minds concert at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, on 30 April 1966.  There were two other groups at this booking (the Witnesses and the Newsham 5) but only the crossBeaTs songs are included here.  The sound is a little 'distant' and 'echoey' but clear enough; I suspect the recording was made using a single microphone in the concert hall.  The other main recording is one made in St Leonard's old hall on 10 February 1966 by Ian Fletcher - ostensibly for "Immediate Recordings" - it may have been a demo tape.  This is a better recording (I think a Ferrograph was used) - although there are signs of tape deterioration.  Two other 'odd' recordings are included (tracks 1 and 13).

Songs in green itlaics were NOT written by the group.  An MP3 download is available for the songs. The words of all the songs on this CD are available on this web site, and there is also a page of the chords used.

 
Left click a DOWNLOAD button, when it appears, to play the file on your chosen player.  If you want to save the file, right-click the button, and choose "Save Target As ...." or "Save Link As....", depending on your browser.  Two versions of each song are offered here: the low quality (highly compressed file) will download more quickly, whilst the higher quality file will be larger and take longer to download.
 

CB 3   Tony Mathias (vocals), Eddie Boyes (rhythm and vocals), John Boyes (lead and vocals), Eric Knowles (drums and vocals), John Millington (bass) - first line-up
Track # Song Title MP3
Small File or Large File
Comment
1 Power or Church hall recording made on 28 March 1966 for BBC radio - so we were told
       
2 He's got the whole world in His hands or 30 April 1966 "Feed the Minds" concert, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
3 I'm only me or As above
4 Are you afraid? or As above
5 Time or As above
6 When the saints go marchin' in or As above
7 Crazy mixed-up generation or As above
8 If only or As above
9 Tears or As above
10 He waits or As above
11 Power or As above
12 Do you remember? or As above.  Finale song - combined groups (Tom Cooper's arrangement (he played the organ)
       
13 Pity me or Writing (trying out) a song for the Feed the Minds Campaign (home recording), March 1966
       
14 Time or Church hall recording by Ian Fletcher (10 February 1966) - made for "Immediate Recordings" - demo (so we were told)
15 I'm only me or As above
16 Do you remember? or As above
17 Only God's Son or As above.  This is a song we liked, but rarely played - a Christmas song. See the details on the link around the name.
18 Somethin's missin' or As above
19 Tears or As above
20 What you're lookin' for or As above
21 Are you afraid? or As above
22 Crazy mixed-up generation or As above

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