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DISC: 1

1. Shake a Tail Suzy - Barry Green
2. Sugar Me - Lynsey de Paul
3. No Matter How I Try - Gilbert O'Sullivan
4. Walking Through the Blue Grass - Stavely Makepeace
5. Sunny, Honey Girl - Fluff
6. Good Morning Freedom - Blue Mink
7. It's a Tall Order for a Short Guy - Jonathan King
8. After Dark - P. C. Kent
9. Drugtaker - Drugtaker
10. Vietnam Rose - Whichwhat
11. Well Alright - Raw Holly
12. Radancer - Marmalade
13. Dad You Saved the World - White Plains
14. Magical Spiel - Barry Ryan with the Candy Choir
15. My Boyfriend's Back - the Paper Dolls
16. On the Road Again - Iain Campbell
17. Iron Horse - Christie
18. Roly Poly - Stamford Bridge
19. High Into the Sky - Roger James
20. Alexander Graham Bell - the Sweet
21. Rock-A-Bye Blues - Kidrock
22. The Price of Love - the Big Three
23. My Friend John - Shape
24. Telephone Line - Main Attraction
25. United We Stand - the Brotherhood of Man
26. Runaway - Huddersfield Transit Authority
27. Good Times - Alan Lake
28. Little Bit O' Soul - Iron Cross
29. Nine By Nine - John Dummer's Famous Music Band
30. Coz I Luv You - Slade
31. Big Six - Judge Dread
32. Sunny Sleeps Late - 22nd Street
33. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) - Dave Newman
34. The Way I Feel - Complex
35. Right Wheel, Left Hammer, Sham - the Tremeloes
36. Working in the City - Chain Reaction
37. Tip of My Tongue - Brotherly Love
38. Soley Soley - Middle of the Road
39. Tokaido Line - Portrait
40. Uncle John's Band - the Montanas
41. Rule Britannia - the U.K.'s
42. Born on a Beautiful Day - Paul Ryan
43. Everybody Go Home, the Party's Over - Clodagh Rodgers
44. Tease Me - Tiger Sue
45. Fallout - Five Day Rain
46. You Know It Feels Right - Liverpool Echo
47. I Belong to Yesterday - Helicopter
48. You Are - Phillip Goodhand-Tait
49. Do You - Paul Kent
50. She Is Still a Mystery - Summer Wine
51. I Really Mean You - Kincade
52. The Sun Has Got His Hat on - Nemo
53. Gimme Dat Ding - the Pipkins
54. 229 Years to Doomsday - Bruce Spelman
55. Rainbow Chaser - Pica
56. Julian the Holligan (Edited Single Version) - Rockin' Horse
57. Down Down Down - Autumn
58. Get Ready for Love - Paintbox
59. You're Ready Now - Sons and Lovers
60. Alright - Bay City Rollers
61. Sweat, Dust and Red Wine - Deep Feeling
62. My Kind of Music - Smoky Forbes
63. For Better or Worse - Birds of a Feather
64. Bring All the Young Men Back Home - Blackwater Junction
65. Sausalito - Gary Benson
66. Bordeaux Rose - Fairfield Parlour
67. Jam Jam - American Jam Band
68. Black and White - Greyhound
69. She Keeps Giving Me These Feelings - Velvet Opera
70. Do You Know What I Mean - Simon Turner
71. Hurdy Gurdy - Muff
72. One More Mile to Freedom - John Carter
73. Ooh la la - Dave MacTavish
74. You Better Run - Boots
75. Lady Sadie - Hotlegs
76. Rock 'A' Bye - Holy Mackerel
77. San Jose - Shakane
78. Tossing and Turning - Hooters
79. Mouldy Old Dough - Lieutenant Pigeon

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Second volume of early 70s British studio pop hits, misses and oddities. Issued in 2020, 'Bubblerock Is Here To Stay' shone a spotlight on the lost and often murky world of early 70s British Pop, a scene largely controlled by old-fashioned, Denmark Street- based production/songwriting teams as the Rock world concentrated on the album market. Another four-hour 3CD set, 'Bubblerock Is Here To Stay Volume Two' treads the same neglected path to deliver more mouldy old dough from the era's backroom boys: crack songwriting teams (Cook/Greenaway, Carter/Lewis, Chinn/Chapman), hit-or-bust producers (Phil Wainman, Jonathan King), session singers (Tony Burrows, Sue And Sunny), and writers-turned-performers (Lynsey de Paul, Barry Blue, Phillip Goodhand- Tait). Featuring a number of hits that define the era but have long been swept under the carpet of critical/collector cool: Slade's first major single, Brotherhood Of Man's anthemic 'United We Stand', Lieutenant Pigeon's novelty chart-topper plus Top Ten 45s from de Paul, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Middle Of The Road, The Pipkins, Greyhound, Judge Dread, Marmalade and Blue MinkIncluding numerous fascinating obscurities: Jesus Christ Superstar lyricist Tim Rice channels his inner Del Shannon, the mysterious Kidrock pick up the kinder-pop baton from Mark Wirtz, Raw Holly cut an LP of Buddy Holly songs in a more contemporary musical setting, and a Midlands-based harmony pop act look to break their chart duck by raiding The Grateful Dead songbook. Joined by late 60s underground renegades attempting to snag a hit single (Fairfield Parlour, Velvet Opera) and sundry one-off studio aliases (Smoky Forbes, Helicopter, the Elaine Paige-assisted Hooters), 'Bubblerock Is Here To Stay Volume Two' is another opportunity to wallow in the sounds of what one reviewer of the first volume warily described as "dubious pop". Dubious pop?! Gimme dat ding!