Elliott Murphy Band

(New York, USA 73 – )

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Aquashow LP (Polydor, PD-5061) released 73
Tracks: Last Of The Rock Stars, How’s The Family, Hangin’Out, Hometown, Graveyard Scrapbook, Poise’n’Pen, Marilyn, White Middle Class Blues, Like A Cristal Microphone, Don’t Go Away

Last of the Rock Stars 7″ promo (Polydor, PD 14203) released 73
Tracks: Last of the Rock Stars (mono), Last of the Rock Stars (stereo)

How’s the Family 7″ (Polydor, PD 14217) released 73
Tracks: How’s the Family, Graveyard Scrapbook

How’s the Family 7″ promo (Polydor, PD 14217) released 73
Tracks: How’s the Family (mono), How’s the Family (stereo)

Last of the Rock Stars 7″ (Polydor, 2066 384) released Aug 74, UK
Tracks: Last Of The Rock Stars, Like A Crystal Microphone

Lost Generation LP (RCA, APL1 0916) released 75
Tracks: Hollywood, A Touch Of Mercy, History, When You Ride, Bittersweet, Lost Generation, Eva Braun, Manhattan Rock, Visions Of The Night, Lookin’ Back

Hollywood 7″ promo (RCA, JH-10322) released 75
Tracks: Hollywood (mono), Hollywood (stereo)

Night Lights LP (RCA, APL1-1318) released 76
Tracks: Diamonds By The Yard, Deco Dance, Rich Girls, Abraham Lincoln Continental, Isadora’s Dancers, You Never Know What You’re In For, Lady Stilletto, Lookin’ For A Hero, Never As Old As You

Lookin’ For A Hero 7″ promo (RCA, JH-10690) released 76
Tracks: Lookin’ For A Hero (mono), Lookin’ For A Hero (stereo)

Just A Story From America LP (Columbia, PC 34653) released 77
Tracks: Drive All Night, Summer House, Just A Story From America, Rock Ballad, Think Too Hard, Anastasia, Darlin’ (And She Called Me), Let Go, Caught Short In The Long Run

Drive all Night 7″ (Columbia, 3-10547) released 77
Tracks: Drive All Night, Rock Ballad

Drive All Night 7″ promo (Columbia, 3-10547) released 77
Tracks: Drive All Night (mono), Drive All Night (stereo)

Anastasia 7″ (CBS, CBS 5214) released 77, Netherlands
Tracks: Anastasia, Drive All Night

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Demos recorded 73
Tracks: White Middle Class Blues, Like A Great Gatsby, Hangin’ Out, Last Of The Rock Stars, Marilyn, Graveyard Scrapbook, How’s The Family, Lookin’ Back, Hometown, Don’t Go Away

Demos recorded 74
Tracks: Abraham Lincoln Continental, History

Walker Arena, Potsdam 22-4-76
Tracks: (Unknown), Last Of The Rock Stars, You Never Know What You’re In for, Hollywood, Rich Girl, Hangin’ Out, (Unknown #2)

My Father’s Place, Roslyn 5-4-77
Tracks: unknown, Last of the Rock Stars, Rock ballad, unknown, Hollywood, unknown, unknown, unknown, Unknown

Wollman Skating Rink, New York 10-8-77
Tracks: Isadora’s Dancers, You Never Know What You’re In for, Drive All Night, Last Of The Rock Stars, How’s the Family

Morris Stage, Morristown 3-12-77
Tracks: How’s the Family, Let Go, Isadora’s Dancers, Rich Girl, Just a Story From America, Visions of the Night, Caught Short in the Long Run, You Never Know What You’re In For, Last Of The Rock Stars, Drive All Night, I Want You

My Fathers Place, Roslyn 23-12-77
Tracks: How’s the Family, Let Go, Rich Girl, Just a Story From America, Caught Short in the Long Run, Last Of The Rock Stars, Drive All Night

The Other End, New York 14-1-78
Tracks: How’s the Family, Isadora’s Dancers, Rich Girl, Visions of the Night, Caught Short in the Long Run, Last Of The Rock Stars, Hollywood, Diamonds By the Yard, Just a Story From America, He Who Laughs Last Laughs Alone, Drive All Night, Dusty Roses, I Want You

The Other End, New York 29-4-78
Tracks: Anastasia, Just a Story From America, He Who Laughs Last Laughs Alone, Caught Short in the Long Run, You Never Know What You’re In for, Rich Girl, Last Of The Rock Stars, Hollywood, Rock Ballad, Hangin’ Out, Poise ‘n Pen, Last Call, It Feels Like, Visions of the Night, Diamonds By The Yard, Drive All Night, Dusty Roses, Positively 4th Street

My Father’s Place, Roslyn 2-5-78
Tracks: Let’s go, Last of the rock stars, Rock ballad, Just a story from America, Hollywood, Rich girls, Drive all night

 

Further Information;

http://www.elliottmurphy.com/

Line ups:

c73
Elliott Murphy (voc/gtr)
Gene Parsons (drms)
Tasha Thomas (voc)
Dennis Ferrante (voc)
Teddy Irwin (gtr)
Frank Owens (keyb)
Pat Rebillot (keyb)
Matthew Murphy (bass)
Dick Wagner (voc)
George Gates (gtr)

c74
Elliott Murphy (voc/gtr)
Matthew Murphy (bass)
Rick Marata (drms)
Frank Owens (keyb)

c75
Elliott Murphy (voc/gtr)
Gordon Edwards (bass)
Jim Gordon (drms)
Jackie Clark (gtr)
Ned Doheny (gtr)
Sonny Landreth (gtr)
Bobby Kimball (voc)
Richard Tree (keyb)
Wayne DeVillier (keyb)
Jon Smith (sax)

Aug – Nov 75
Elliott Murphy (gtr/voc)
Jerry Harrison (keyb)
Ernie Brooks (bass)
Andy Paley (drms)
Mike Braun (drms)
Ralph Schuckett (keyb)
Doug Yule (voc/gtr)
Billy Joel (keyb)
Steve Katz (voc)

c77
Elliott Murphy (gtr/voc)
Dave Markee (bass)
Phil Collins (drms)
Morris Pert (perc)
Peter Oxendale (keyb)

Elliott Murphy is ex-Rapscallions
Gene Parsons is ex-Byrds, also solo, later Flying Burrito Brothers
Dick Wagner, Doug Yule also in Lou Reed‘s band
Jerry Harrison, Ernie Brooks are ex-Modern Lovers
Jerry Harrison later in Talking Heads
Ernie Brooks later in Necessaries
Andy Paley later in Patti Smith Group, Paley Brothers