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Unissued MGM/Verve Tracks



Last updated 20 December 2016 - Updated items in red


The source of the majority of the following information are the Michel Ruppli book 'The Verve/Clef Discography'
and the Michel Ruppli/Ed Novitsky book 'The MGM Labels - A Discography'

The added notations are by myself and are not quoted from the books

Last updated - Updated items in red


Righteous Brothers


Los Angeles - February 1966
Don't Let Go
Los Angeles - 19 August 1966
Don't Fight It
(Earlier version of the Sayin' Somethin' track)
Los Angeles - 30 November 1966
When Or Where
Los Angeles - 03 February 1967
Whatever Happened To Happy
(Bonner/Gordon song recorded at the "Melancholy Music Man" session)
Los Angeles - 26 May 1967
Slippin
Los Angeles - 13 July 1967
You're Free (also know as "Don't Get Surrounded By Everyday Things")
Bobby Hatfield solo produced by Jack Nitzsche
Written by Bonner/Gordon
Los Angeles - 20 July 1967
She Loves Me
Los Angeles - 09 December 1967
medley 1
Los Angeles - 09 December 1967
medley 2
(Above 2 'medleys' contained 14 unknown selections)

Note: Around August 1967, MGM Records purchased the lease for the entire Righteous Brothers Philles and Moonglow catalog. Among the tracks listed is a song "For Every Boy There's A Girl", Bill Medley has said that he definitely has no knowledge of this track and therefore it has been omited from this listing.

Bobby Hatfield


Los Angeles - 09 November 1967
Beautiful People
Los Angeles - 15 March 1968
See That Girl
Los Angeles - 15 March 1968
I Can't Make It Alone
Los Angeles - 15 March 1968
So Much Love To Give You
Los Angeles - 15 March 1968
She
Los Angeles - 03 April 1968
Hippies Blues
Los Angeles - 17 July 1968
Since You're Gone
(This is incorrectly listed in the MGM Labels book as "Since You've Gone")
Los Angeles - 17 July 1968
Paradise
(Cover of the Ronettes classic track written by Harry Nilsson & Phil Spector)
Los Angeles - 17 July 1968
What You Want
Los Angeles - 21 August 1968
In My Mind
Los Angeles - 23 December 1968
I've Got My Eyes On You
Los Angeles - 03 March 1969
Crying In The Chapel
Muscle Shoals - 03 August 1970
Woman You Got No Soul
(Recorded at Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals at the "Messin In Muscle Shoals" album session and is also listed as being on the B side of the unreleased MGM 14171 single "The Promised Land")

Bobby Hatfield album


Bobby Hatfield


1969 Verve V6 5067
Brothers
Only You
My Prayer
I Only Have Eyes For You
I Wish I Didn't Love You So
Answer Me
See That Girl
So Much Love To Give You
I've Got My Eyes On You
Crying In The Chapel

Bill Medley


Los Angeles - 23 March 1968
My Elusive Dreams
Los Angeles - 23 March 1968
(Since You've) Gone
(Earlier version of the song later recorded at Fame Studios, Muscle Shoals)
Los Angeles - 23 March 1968
Gonna Miss Me
Los Angeles - 23 March 1968
She Loved The Wrong Man
Los Angeles - 06 May 1968
By The Time I Get To Phoenix
(Recorded at one of the "Bill Medley 100%" album sessions)
Los Angeles - 07 March 1969
Ain't No Brag
Los Angeles - 07 March 1969
Loves Gonna Come Along
Los Angeles - 07 March 1969
Kansas City
Los Angeles - 07 March 1969
Soul Man
Los Angeles - 07 March 1969
Hey Jude
(Earlier version)
Los Angeles - 07 March 1969
You Can Have Her
Los Angeles - 25 July 1969
When She's Lovin
(Recorded at the "Someone Is Standing Outside" album session)
Los Angeles - 21 October 1969
See You Then
(Recorded at same session as "Evie" and also written by Jimmy Webb)
Los Angeles - 21 October 1969
Red Clay County Line
(Recorded at same session as "Evie" and also written by Jimmy Webb)
New York - 29 January 1970
It Could Be Tomorrow
New York - 29 January 1970
Old Black Jim
(Both of the above tracks recorded in New York, same session as "Makin My Way" with overdubbed vocals added in Los Angeles 13 February 1970)
Los Angeles - 06 February 1970
Johnny B Goode
Los Angeles - 03 June 1970
Abraham Martin & John
Muscle Shoals - 22 July 1970
Smiling In My Sleep
(*Duet with Toni Wine, who also wrote the song,recorded at the American Sound Studio, Memphis, Tennessee produced by Chips Moman)
*Source the book Memphis Boys by Roben Jones
Muscle Shoals - 22 July 1970
Dark End Of The Street
(*Recorded at the American Sound Studio, Memphis, Tennessee produced by Chips Moman)
*Source the book Memphis Boys by Roben Jones

Note: The book Memphis Boys by Roben Jones also mentions another track recorded at this session, "People Get Ready"
Los Angeles - 04 January 1971
If You're Lyin You'll Be Cryin
Los Angeles - 04 January 1971
Love's Gonna Come Along
Los Angeles - 04 January 1971
Ain't No Brag
Los Angeles - 05 January 1971
There's A Spirit (alternate version)
Los Angeles - 05 January 1971
Reaching Back (alternate version)
Los Angeles - 05 January 1971
I'm Gonna Die Me (alternate version)
Los Angeles - 06 January 1971
Hello Rock And Roll
Los Angeles - 06 January 1971
Fever

Bill Medley albums


Bill Medley At The Troubadour

1970 MGM SE 4689


Track listing unknown
Title Unknown


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1971 MGM SE 4764
(Test Pressings Only)
Hello Rock And Roll
Love's Gonna Come Along
There's A Spirit
Ain't No Brag
Reaching Back
If You're Lyin, You'll Be Cryin
Wasn't It Easy
I'm Gonna Die Me
Fever

All the songs except "Fever" (11 minute version) were written by Bill Medley and were new versions with the exception of "Wasn't It Easy", which is the same version as on Bill Medley's final MGM single
The musicians on all tracks except "Fever" were Art Munson, David Garland, Virgil Beckham, Ernie Earnshaw and Joe Lamanno

This album only exists in Test Pressing format

Bill Medley outside productions


Los Angeles - 29 December 1966
Gaylord & Holiday - Only You
Los Angeles - 29 December 1966
Jerry Ganey - The Impossible Dream
Los Angeles - 29 December 1966
Gaylord & Holiday - Just Say I Love Her



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