Memories (Hugh Hopper song)
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"Memories" is a progressive rock song written by Hugh Hopper in the mid-1960s and originally recorded by his group The Wilde Flowers, although their versions were not released until many years later. The Wilde Flowers was a predecessor to the group Soft Machine, who also covered the song, as did associated artists Robert Wyatt (released as the B-side of his single "I'm a Believer" and on his compilation album Eps), and by Daevid Allen (on his album Banana Moon, with vocals by Wyatt).
The song was later covered by the band Material on their album One Down, which featured lead vocals performed by Whitney Houston in her first ever appearance as a lead vocalist on an album. It has also been covered by The Mars Volta, which was included as a bonus track on some versions of their album The Bedlam in Goliath.
Several versions by The Wilde Flowers were released on a compilation of their work in 1994.