The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake

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"The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake"
Humble Pie The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake single cover.jpg
Single by Humble Pie
from the album Town and Country
B-side "Cold Lady"
Released 1969
Format 7" vinyl
Recorded 1969, London
Genre Rock
Length 2:57
Label Immediate
Writer(s) Steve Marriott
Producer(s) Glyn Johns, Humble Pie
Humble Pie singles chronology
Natural Born Bugie"
"The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake"
"Big Black Dog"

"The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake" is a single released in 1969 by English rock band Humble Pie, who were one of the first British supergroups, formed in 1969. The B-side was "Cold Lady" was written by drummer Jerry Shirley in a R&B style and Shirley plays Wurlitzer piano and guitarist Peter Frampton plays the drums.[1]

Although released in a number of European countries, including West Germany and the Netherlands, it was not made available in other worldwide territories and is not included on the official list of Immediate Records single releases. The first live performance of this song by the band, was during their appearance at the beginning of the Bilzen Festival in Belgium,on 29 August 1969.[2]



  1. ^ Hewitt, Paulo; Kenney Jones (1995). Small Faces: The Young Mods' Forgotten Story. Acid Jazz. p. 72. ISBN 0-9523935-0-6. 
  2. ^ Hewitt, Paulo; Hellier, John. Steve Marriott - All Too Beautiful... Helter Skelter. p. 190. ISBN 1-900924-44-7. 

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