Good Friday (album)

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Good Friday
Studio album by The Easybeats
Released May 1967
Recorded September 1966 – March 1967, IBC Studios and Olympic, London
Genre Rock
Label United Artists Records
The Easybeats chronology
Volume 3
(1966)
Good Friday
(1967)
Best of The Easybeats + Pretty Girl
(1967)

Good Friday is a studio album by The Easybeats, released in May 1967. This was the first album released after the band signed an international recording deal with United Artists Records. The original UK album was released in May 1967. Although "Friday on My Mind" was a big single in the UK, the album failed to make the top 40. In the band's home country of Australia, there was no official album release of this material. The songs "Friday On My Mind", "Made My Bed, Gonna Lie In It" and "Pretty Girl" where released on greatest hits package: The Best of The Easybeats + Pretty Girl while other songs would appear on various EP's. The UK version was later reissued by Repertoire Records (but re-titled Friday on My Mind like the US release) and featured twelve bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Harry Vanda and George Young except as noted.

Side A
  1. "River Deep, Mountain High" (Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, and Phil Spector)
  2. "Do You Have a Soul"
  3. "Saturday Night"
  4. "You Me, We Love"
  5. "Pretty Girl"
  6. "Friday on My Mind"
Side B
  1. "Happy Is The Man"
  2. "Hound Dog" (Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller)
  3. "Who'll Be the One"
  4. "Made My Bed Gonna Lie in It"
  5. "Remember Sam"
  6. "See Line Woman"

Additional Repertoire Records tracks (under the title 'Friday On My Mind')[edit]

  1. "Women (Make You Feel Alright)" (Stevie Wright / George Young)
  2. "Do You Have A Soul" (Long Version)
  3. "You Me, We Love" (Different Mix)
  4. "Lisa" (Different Mix)
  5. "All Gone Boy"
  6. "Friday on My Mind" (Mono Single Mix)
  7. "Made My Bed Gonna Lie in It" (Mono Single Mix) (George Young)
  8. "Who'll Be The One" (Mono Single Mix)
  9. "Saturday Night" (Mono Single Mix)
  10. "Heaven & Hell" (Mono Single Mix)
  11. "Pretty Girl" (Mono Single Mix)
  12. "Heaven & Hell"

The US Release - Friday On My Mind[edit]

Friday On My Mind
Studio album by The Easybeats
Released May 1967
Recorded September 1966 – March 1967, IBC Studios and Olympic, London. Make You Feel Alright (Women) recorded mid 1965 EMI Studios, Sydney.
Genre Rock
Label United Artists Records
The Easybeats chronology
Friday On My Mind
(1967)
Falling Off The Edge Of The World
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

The North American version was re-titled Friday On My Mind and also issued in the same month with a different album cover and running order from the UK release. This version omitted "Hound Dog" and replaced it with "Women" (re-titled "Make You Feel Alright (Women)") from the It's 2 Easy album. The US version has never appeared on CD.

Friday On My Mind - track listing[edit]

All songs written by Harry Vanda and George Young except as noted.

Side A[edit]

  1. Friday On My Mind
  2. River Deep, Mountain High
  3. Do You Have A Soul - (edited to a shorter length than the UK version)
  4. Saturday Night
  5. You Me, We Love
  6. Pretty Girl

Side B[edit]

  1. Happy Is The Man
  2. Make You Feel Alright (Women) - (originally titled "Women" written by Stevie Wright and George Young)
  3. Who'll Be The One
  4. Made My Bed Gonna Lie In It
  5. Remember Sam
  6. See Line Woman

Personnel[edit]

  • Stevie Wright - Vocals, Percussion.
  • Harry Vanda - Vocals, Hamonies, Guitars.
  • George Young - Vocals, Hamonies, Guitars.
  • Dick Diamonde - Vocals, Bass.
  • Snowy Flett - Drums.

Producer: Shel Talmy except for "Make You Feel Alright (Women)" (produced by Ted Albert).

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