DAVID BYRON -
THE LOST SONGS VOLUME I

These rare recordings come from four different sources: Tracks 1 to 12 are taken recordings sessions for Avenue Records from late-60's to early 70's featuring David Byron on lead vocals. These were cover versions of Top 20 hits and were released on numerous EP's & LP's at the time. These are the first recordings surfaced from these sessions.

This compilation was put together originally in 1998 as part of The Heepsters Mailing List Rarities series, this is a remake with three tracks added that weren't included in the original set. After that several more songs from Avenue Records sessions have been discovered and some of these are included on The Lost Songs Volume II.

Tracks 13 to 19 are from two LP's by John Schroeder: You've Made Me So Very Happy & Witchi Tai To, both released in 1971. Byron sings lead vocals on these seven tracks.

Tracks 20 & 21 are b-sides of singles taken from Byron's Baby Faced Killer album. These songs are available only on these vinyl singles, they have never been released on any lp or cd.

Track 22 is a bonus track and it's a live recording of David singing with the group Rough Diamond.

TRACK LISTING:
01. IT'S ALL IN THE GAME 
(Dawes/Sigman, original performer The Four Tops)
02. ALL RIGHT NOW 
(Frazer/Rodgers, original performer Free)
03. I HEAR YOU KNOCKING 
(Bartholomew/King, a Dave Edmunds hit, originally performed by Gale Force)
04. SUGAR SUGAR 
(Barry/Kim, original performer The Archies)
05. WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) 
(Bristol/Bullock/Fuqua, original performer Junior Walker & The All Stars)
06. HE AIN'T HEAVY, HE'S MY BROTHER 
(Russell/Scott, original performer The Hollies)
07. LET'S WORK TOGETHER 
(Harrison, original performer Canned Heat)
08. UNITED WE STAND 
(Hiller/Simons, original performer Brotherhood Of Man)
09. MONTEGO BAY 
(Barry/Bloom, original performer Bobby Bloom)
10. YOU CAN GET IT IF YOU REALLY WANT 
(Cliff, original performer Desmond Dekker And The Aces)
11. BET YER LIFE I DO 
(Wilson/Brown, original performer Herman's Hermits)
12. QUESTION 
(Hayward, original performer The Moody Blues)
From "Avenue Records sessions"

13. WANNA THANK YOU GIRL
(Schroeder)
14. BACK IN THE U.S.S.R.
(Lennon/McCartney, original performer The Beatles)
15. THE BIRD HAS FLOWN
(Schroeder/King)
16. WITCHI TAI TO
(Pepper/Schroeder)
From Witchi Tai To by John Schroeder

17. 25 OR 6 TO 4
(Lamm/Schroeder)
18. SPINNING WHEEL
(Clayton-Thomas/Schroeder)
19. YOU'VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY
(Gordy/Wilson/P.Holloway/B.Holloway)
From You've Made Me So Very Happy by John Schroeder

20.  DOWN ON MY LUCK (Byron/Boone)
21.  ALL IN YOUR MIND (Byron/Boone)
David Byron single b-sides

Bonus track:
22. SEA SONG (live) 
Recorded live with Rough Diamond in 1977