Absolute Anthology 1965 to 1969

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Absolute Anthology 1965 to 1969
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Compilation album by The Easybeats
Released 17 November 1980 (1980-11-17)
Recorded 1965-1969
Studio 2UW Theatre, 2UW Studios, EMI Studios (Sydney), Armstrong Studios (Melbourne), IBC Studios, Olympic Studios and Central Sound Studios (London).
Genre
Length 116:31
Label Albert
Producer
Compiler Glenn A. Baker
The Easybeats chronology
The Shame Just Drained
(1977)
Absolute Anthology 1965 to 1969
(1980)
The Definitive Series
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 5/5 stars[2]

Absolute Anthology 1965 to 1969 is a compilation album by Australian rock band The Easybeats, released on November 17, 1980. The album was compiled by Australian rock journalist Glenn A. Baker. It features singles, EP, album tracks, unreleased studio & demo recordings and other rarities spanning the group's recording career. It reached #37 on the Australian albums charts. This album was re-released in 1986 on compact disc.

Track listing[edit]

  • + = Track(s) that were released as non-album single(s) or EP(s) in Australia
  • ^ = Track(s) that were released as non-album single(s) or EP(s) in Australia but appeared on either Good Friday or Friday On My Mind albums in the U.K. and U.S. respectively.
  • # = Track(s) that were demo recordings from Central Sound Studios.
Disc 1

Tracks written by Stevie Wright & George Young except where listed.

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "For My Woman" (+)   3:02
2. "Say That You're Mine" (Non-album B-side, 1965) Harry Vanda, George Young 2:40
3. "She's So Fine" (from Easy)   2:02
4. "Wedding Ring" (from It's 2 Easy)   1:58
5. "Sad And Lonely And Blue" (from It's 2 Easy)   2:28
6. "You Said That" (from Volume 3)   2:10
7. "You Got It Off Me" (from Easy)   2:32
8. "You Can't Do That" (from Easy)   2:22
9. "Funny Feelin'" (from Volume 3)   2:22
10. "In My Book" (from It's 2 Easy)   2:25
11. "Women" (from It's 2 Easy)   3:05
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Come And See Her" (from It's 2 Easy)   3:02
2. "I'll Make You Happy" (+)   2:40
3. "Too Much" (+)   2:02
4. "Sorry" (from Volume 3)   1:58
5. "Made My Bed : Gonna Lie In It" (^) Young 2:28
6. "Friday On My Mind" (^) Vanda, Young 2:10
7. "Pretty Girl" (^) Vanda, Young 2:32
8. "Remember Sam" (^) Vanda, Young 2:22
9. "Who'll Be The One" (^) Vanda, Young 2:22
10. "Do You Have A Soul" (^) Vanda, Young 2:25
11. "Heaven & Hell" (^) Vanda, Young 3:05
Disc 2

Tracks written by Harry Vanda & George Young except where listed.

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hello, How Are You?" (from Vigil)   3:56
2. "Come In You'll Get Pneumonia" (single version, 1967) Vanda, Young, Tony Cahill 3:23
3. "Good Times" (from Vigil)   3:23
4. "Bring A Little Lovin'" (#)   2:20
5. "The Music Goes Round My Head" ("fast" Italian & Spanish single version, 1968)   2:16
6. "Falling Off The Edge Of The World" (UK non-album B-side version, 1968)   2:33
7. "The Shame Just Drained" (#)   2:40
8. "What In the World" (from Vigil)   2:15
9. "Land of Make Believe" (from Vigil)   3:10
10. "Peculiar Hole In the Sky" (+)   2:48
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Lisa" (non-album EP track, 1967) 3:10
2. "Saturday Night" (^) 3:24
3. "Amanda Storey" (unreleased track, 1967) 2:43
4. "Down To The Last 500" (#) 2:38
5. "Lay Me Down And Die" (unreleased vocal version, 1968) 2:48
6. "Wait A Minute" (#) 2:37
7. "I Love Marie" (from Friends) 2:35
8. "Rock And Roll Boogie" (from Friends) 2:27
9. "Can't Find Love" (from Friends) 3:25
10. "St. Louis" (from Friends) 3:08

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Australian Kent Music Report[3] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ Absolute Anthology 1965 to 1969 at AllMusic
  2. ^ RockListMusic.co.uk
  3. ^ Kent, David (2005). Australian Chart Book 1940 - 1969. Turramurra, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd. ISBN 0-646-44439-5. 

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