Rockpile

(London 76 – 81)

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Dave Edmunds’ Rockpile

Various Artists – 30 World HIts: Oldies Revival Vol.5 LP (EMI, 1C 058-32 302) released 77, Germany
Tracks: I hear you knocking

 

Dave Edmunds & Rockpile

College Radio Network presents Dave Edmuunds and Rockpile LP (Swan Song, PR-320) released 78
Tracks: Intro, It’s my own business, Deborah, Never been in love, On the jukebox, I hear you knocking

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Rockpile

BBC John Peel session recorded 8-2-77
Tracks: Ju Ju Man, Heart Of The City, I Knew The Bride, Down Down Down

Krasnapolski Hotel, Amsterdam 14-2-77 BBC Radio broadcast
Tracks:  I Hear You Knockin’, Down Down Down, Back To School Days, Lets Talk About Us, Ju Ju Man, The Promised Land, Annie’s Back, I Knew The Bride, Heart Of The City

Paris Theatre, London 7-4-77 BBC Radio broadcast
Tracks: Intro, Down down down, Back to school days, I knew the bride, (band intros), Mess of the blues, They call it rock, I hear you knocking, Here comes the weekend, Love so fine, Heart of the city, Juju man

Krasnapolski Hotel, Amsterdam 31-3-78
Tracks: Down Down Down, Back To Schooldays, I Knew The Bride, They Called It Rock, I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass, Here Comes The Weekend, A Mess Of Blues, Promised Land, Juju Man, I Hear You Knocking, Heart Of The City, Let’s Talk About Us

Aragon Ballroom, Chicago 21-4-78
Tracks: So it goes, Fool too long, I knew the bride, I love the sound of breaking glass, They call it rock, Trouble boys, Here comes the weekend, Ju ju man, Heart of the city

Royal Oak Music Theatre, Michigan 22-4-78 (early set)
Tracks: So it goes, Fool too long, I knew the bride, I love the sound of breaking glass, They call it rock, Trouble boys, Ju ju man, Heart of the city

Royal Oak Music Theatre, Michigan 22-4-78 (late set)
Tracks: So it goes, Fool too long, I knew the bride, I love the sound of breaking glass, They call it rock, Ju ju man, Heart of the city

Bottom Line, New York 8-5-78 (early set)
Tracks: Down down down, Back to school days, I knew the bride, So It goes, I love the sound of breaking glass, Mess O’Blues, Trouble boys, I’ve been a fool too long, Here comes the weekend, They call it rock, I hear you knocking, Ju ju man, Heart of the city

Bottom Line, New York 8-5-78 (late set)
Tracks: Down down down, Back to school days, I knew the bride, So it goes, I love the sound of breaking glass, Here comes the weekend, I hear you knocking, Heart of the city, Mess O’Blues, Touble boys, They call it rock, Ju ju man

San Jose Centre For The Performing Arts 6-6-78
Tracks: Fool Too Long, band intros, I Knew The Bride, The Sound of Breaking Glass, Down Down Down, They Call It Rock, Falling In Love Again, Heart Of The City

Winterland, San Francisco 7-6-78
Tracks: So it goes, Fool in love, I knew the bride, I love the sound of breaking glass, Down down down, They call it rock, Ju ju man, Heart of the city

Bottom Line, New York 24-10-78
Tracks: So it goes, I knew the bride, Deborah, I love the sound of breaking glass, No more mr nice guy, Trouble boys, It’s my own business, Never been in love, So fine, Promised land, I hear you knocking, They call it rock, Ju ju man, Heart of the city, Here comes the weekend, Down down down

Bottom Line, New York 25-10-78
Tracks: Down down down, I knew the bride, Deborah, I love the sound of breaking glass, Trouble boys, Let it rock, I hear you knocking, Heart of the city

University of Maryland 3-11-78
Tracks: Down down down, So it goes, I knew the bride, Deborah, Trouble boys, I love the sound of breaking glass, You’ll never get me up in one of those, Let it rock, So fine, Promised land, I hear you knocking, They cal lit rock, Ju ju man, Heart of the city, Here comes the weekend

My Fathers Place, Roslyn, New York 4-11-78
Tracks: Down down down, So it goes, I knew the bride, Deborah, Trouble boys, I love the sound of breaking glass, You’ll never get me up in one of those, Let it rock, So fine, I hear you knocking, They call it rock, Ju ju man, Heart of the city, Heart of the city #2, Heart of the city #3, Let;s talk about us

Park West, Chicago 12-11-78
Tracks: Down down down, So it goes, I knew the bride, Deborah, Trouble boys, I love the sound of breaking glass, You’ll never get me up in one of those, Bye bye johnny, Loves so fine, Here comes the weekend, The promised land, I hear you knocking, They call it rock, Ju ju man, Heart of the city, Let’s talk about us

Earth Tavern, Portland 1-12-78
Tracks: I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock’n’Roll), A Girl Called Deborah, Trouble Boys, I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass, Let It Rock, You’ll Never Get Me Up (In One of Those), Here Comes the Weekend, Love So Fine, It’s My Own Business

Dave Edmunds and Rockpile

New York Mar 78
Tracks: Down down down, I knew the bride, Deborah, Breaking glass, Let it rock, Heart of the city

 

Further Information;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockpile

Line ups:

Dave Edmunds & Rockpile               Rockpile / Dave Edmunds & Rockpile #2
70/71                                                76 – 81
Dave Edmunds (voc/gtr)                   Dave Edmunds (voc/gtr)
Terry Williams (drms)                       Terry Williams (drms)
John Williams (bass)                         Nick Lowe (voc/bass)
.                                                        Billy Bremner (gtr)

Terry Williams is ex-Commancheros, The Smokeless Zone, Dream, Plum Crazy, Love Sculpture, Man, Dodgers, also in Celia & the Mutations, later in Dire Straits, Motors
Billy Bremner is ex-Luvvers (66), Fatso, solo work
Dave Edmunds is ex-Edmunds Bros Duo (54), Stompers/Heartbeat (57), 99ers, Crick Feathershill-Bills (60), Raiders, Image (65), Human Beans (66), Love Sculpture, and solo work
Nick Lowe is ex-Kippington Lodge (67), Brinsley Schwarz (69) and solo work
All members of Rockpile also recorded with Dave Edmunds and Nick Lowe solo projects