Woodwork 1966

Note: All entries (if not noted otherwise) are from The Birds.

Their set included among others:
  - God Only Knows (Tony Asher/Brian Wilson) -from Spring 1966 onwards
  - Here Today (Tony Asher/Brian Wilson) -from Spring 1966 onwards

660110A  10th January: Welwyn Garden City, England, Woodhall Community Centre

660112A  12th January: THE BIRDS. Unidentified studio in or around London.
                    - That’s All I Need You For (RW/Tony Munroe)
                    - You Shouldn’t Do That (RW) -unverified
                    - unverified third track (RW)
                    Line-up: RW (gtr)/Tony Munroe (gtr)/Ali MacKenzie (voc, harm)/
                                   Kim Gardner (bass)/Pete McDaniels (dr)
                   Note: 'You Shouldn’t Do That' was re-written by RW in Spring 1974
                              as 'Money Money' (unconfirmed).

660114A 14th January: THE BIRDS. Twickenham, England, Shepperton Studios.
                   Shooting of  the movie ‘The Deadly Bees’. Director: Freddie Francis. Incl.
                   performance of:
                   - That’s All I Need You For (RW/Tony Munroe)
                   Line-up: see 660112A. 

660115A 15th January: London, England, Glenlyn Ballroom
660116A 16th January: Hounslow, England, The Zambesi
660118A 18th January: Portsmouth, England, Birdcage Club
660120A 20th January: East Grinstead, England, White Hall
660121A 21st January: Axminster, England, Guild Hall
660207A 7th February: Preston, England, Top Rank
660214A 14th February: St. Leonards, England, The Witch Doctor
660221A  21th February: Welwyn Garden City, England, Woodhall Community Centre
660311A 11th March: Northwood, England, Acre Hall, Club Concord

660318A 18th March: THE BIRDS. London, Pye Studios. Incl.
                   - What Hit Me (RW/Tony Munroe)
                   Note: Recordings for their unreleased fourth Decca-single.

660525A 25th May: Eastbourne, England, The Catacombe

660605A  5th June: THE BIRDS. London, Stigwood Studios.
                    - Say Those Magic Words I (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman) -7“ version
                    - Say Those Magic Words II (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman) -alternate version
                    Line-up: see 660112A.

660611A  11th June: Brighton, England, Cadillac Club

660615A  15th June: THE BIRDS. London, Stigwood Studios.
                    - Daddy Daddy I (RW/Tony Munroe) -backing track
                    - Daddy Daddy II (RW/Tony Munroe) -7“ version
                    - Daddy Daddy III (RW/Tony Munroe) -alternate version
                    Line-up: see 660112A.
                    Note: The alternate version wasn’t released before late Summer 1997 on the
                              album ‘Say Those Magic Words’ (Beat Records BLP-3), see 970900A.
                              The backing track wasn’t released before July 1999 when it was included
                              on the compilation-CD ‘The Collector’s Guide To Rare British Birds’
                              (Deram 564 139-2), see 990700A. 

660620A  20th June: THE BIRDS. London, Stigwood Studios.
                   - The Doll Who Said No (Michel Polnareff)
                   - Good Times (Michel Polnareff) -'The Doll Who Said No' with alternate lyrics
                   Line-up: RW (gtr)/Tony Munroe (gtr)/Ali MacKenzie (voc)/Kim Gardner (bass)/
                                  Pete McDaniels (dr)
                   Note: Recordings for their unreleased first Reaction-single which was sheduled
                             for the 29th July, but never saw the light of day.
                             'The Doll Who Said No' wasn’t released before late Summer 1997 on the
                             LP ‘Say Those Magic Words’ (Beat Records BLP-3), see 970900A.
                             'Good Times' wasn’t released before July 1999 when it was included
                             on the compilation-CD ‘The Collector’s Guide To Rare British Birds’
                             (Deram 564 139-2), see 990700A. 

660909A  9th September: BIRDS BIRDS.
                   7" single (Reaction 591 005).
                   A: Say Those Magic Words (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman)
                   B: Daddy Daddy (RW/Tony Munroe)
                  Note: Same line-up as The Birds (see 660620A). This short-living namechange
                             was a suggestion by Robert Stigwood (director of Reaction in those days),
                             most probably for legal reasons.
                             Around the time of the single-release the Birds Birds fired Tony Munroe. 

661017A  17th October: THE BIRDS. Unidentified studio in London. Incl.
                    - Pretend (Lew Douglas/Cliff Parman/Frank Levere?) -unverified
                    Line-up: RW (gtr)/Ali MacKenzie (voc)/Kim Gardner (bass)/Pete McDaniels (dr)

661200A  December: THE BIRDS. London, Regent Sound Studio. Incl.
                   - Granny Rides Again (RW)
                   - N.S.U. (Jack Bruce) -unverified
                   - Run Run Run I (Pete Townshend)
                   - Run Run Run II (Pete Townshend) -alternative version
                   Note: Both versions of 'Run Run Run' and Granny Rides Again weren’t released
                             before July 1999 when they were included on the compilation-CD ‘The
                             Collector’s Guide To Rare British Birds’ (Deram 564 139-2), see 990700A.
                   Line-up: RW (gtr)/Ali MacKenzie (voc)/Kim Gardner (bass)/Clem Cattini (dr)

661217A  17th December: THE GODS. Harpenden, England, Public Hall
                    Line-up: RW (gtr)/Ken Hensley (org, voc)/John Glascock (bass, bvoc)/
                                   Brian Glascock (dr)
                    Note: From time to time RW sat in with The Gods, sometimes substituting
                              Mick Taylor!

661200B  late 1966: THE ARTBIRDS. Rehearsals in or around London.
                   Line-up: RW (gtr)/Art Wood (voc)/Kim Gardner (bass)/Jon Lord (org)/
                                  John ‘Twink’ Alder (dr)

661200C  late 1966: SANTA BARBERA MACHINE HEAD. Unidentified studio in
                   or around London. Producer: Gus Dudgeon. Incl.
                   - Porcupine Juice (Jon Lord/Gus Dudgeon)
                   - Albert (Jon Lord/Gus Dudgeon)
                   - Rubber Monkey (Jon Lord/Gus Dudgeon)
                    Line-up: RW (gtr)/Kim Gardner (bass)/Jon Lord (org)/John ‘Twink’ Alder (dr)
                    Note: Released on the compilation-album 'Blues Anytime Volume 3' (Immediate
                              IMLP 019) in November 1968 (see 681100A).