When ad hoc studio group Plastic Penny scored a surprise Top Ten hit in early 1968 with an orch-pop cover of Box Tops B-side 'Everything I Am', a band of that name was quickly put together by session singer Brian Keith. Although Keith quickly dropped out to pursue a solo career, Plastic Penny stayed together for around eighteen months, with future Chicken Shack/Savoy Brown/UFO stalwart Paul Raymond sharing lead vocal duties with subsequent Elton John Band drummer Nigel Olsson. Completed by future Procol Harum guitarist Mick Grabham and Troggs-bound bassist Tony Murray, Plastic Penny recorded two fine albums - including such bona fide UK psych-pop masterpieces as 'Mrs Grundy' and 'Your Way To Tell Me Go' - before the final line-up morphed into country-rockers Cochise in the second half of 1969. Everything I Am: The Complete Plastic Penny does exactly what it says on the tin, assembling everything the band recorded during their brief lifespan under one roof: mono and stereo versions of debut album "Two Sides Of A Penny", the stereo-only follow-up "Currency", non-album singles, alternative versions and mixes, foreign language recordings, the studio outtake 'Celebrity Ball' and, most intriguingly of all, forty-five minutes of BBC recordings in pristine sound quality.
When ad hoc studio group Plastic Penny scored a surprise Top Ten hit in early 1968 with an orch-pop cover of Box Tops B-side 'Everything I Am', a band of that name was quickly put together by session singer Brian Keith. Although Keith quickly dropped out to pursue a solo career, Plastic Penny stayed together for around eighteen months, with future Chicken Shack/Savoy Brown/UFO stalwart Paul Raymond sharing lead vocal duties with subsequent Elton John Band drummer Nigel Olsson. Completed by future Procol Harum guitarist Mick Grabham and Troggs-bound bassist Tony Murray, Plastic Penny recorded two fine albums - including such bona fide UK psych-pop masterpieces as 'Mrs Grundy' and 'Your Way To Tell Me Go' - before the final line-up morphed into country-rockers Cochise in the second half of 1969. Everything I Am: The Complete Plastic Penny does exactly what it says on the tin, assembling everything the band recorded during their brief lifespan under one roof: mono and stereo versions of debut album "Two Sides Of A Penny", the stereo-only follow-up "Currency", non-album singles, alternative versions and mixes, foreign language recordings, the studio outtake 'Celebrity Ball' and, most intriguingly of all, forty-five minutes of BBC recordings in pristine sound quality.
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Format: CD
Label: GRPF
Rel. Date: 03/01/2019
UPC: 5013929185302

Everything I Am: Complete Plastic Penny
Artist: Plastic Penny
Format: CD
New: In Stock $35.00
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DISC: 1

1. Everything I Am
2. Wake Me Up
3. Never My Love
4. Genevieve
5. No Pleasure Without Pain My Love
6. So Much Older Now
7. Mrs. Grundy
8. Take Me Back
9. I Want You 1
10. It's a Good Thing 1
11. Strawberry Fields Forever 1
12. Everything I Am (Single Version) 1
13. No Pleasure Without Pain My Love (Single Version) 1
14. Nobody Knows It 1
15. Happy Just to Be with You 1
16. Guarda Nel Cielo (Nobody Knows It) 1
17. Tutto Quel Che Ho (Everything I Am) 1
18. Everything I Am 1
19. Wake Me Up 2
20. Never My Love 2
21. Genevieve 2
22. No Pleasure Without Pain My Love 2
23. So Much Older Now 2
24. Mrs. Grundy 2
25. Take Me Back 2
26. I Want You 2
27. It's a Good Thing 2
28. Strawberry Fields Forever 2
29. Turning Night Into Day 3
30. Everything I Am 3
31. Take Me Back 3
32. Everything I Am 3
33. No Pleasure Without Pain My Love 3
34. It's a Good Thing 3
35. It's a Good Thing 3
36. Nobody Knows It 3
37. So Much Older Now 3
38. Your Way to Tell Me Go 3
39. The Shelter of Your Arms 4
40. Give Me Money 4
41. Killing Floor 4
42. Strawberry Fields Forever 4
43. Your Way to Tell Me Go 4
44. Hound Dog 4
45. Currency 4
46. Caledonian Mission 4
47. MacArthur Park 4
48. Turn to Me 4
49. Baby You're Not to Blame 5
50. Give Me Money 5
51. Sour Suite 5
52. Your Way to Tell Me Go (Single Version) 5
53. Baby You're Not to Blame (Single Version) 5
54. Hound Dog (Single Version) 5
55. Currency (Single Version) 5
56. Celebrity Ball 5
57. She Does 5
58. Genevieve (Single Version)

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When ad hoc studio group Plastic Penny scored a surprise Top Ten hit in early 1968 with an orch-pop cover of Box Tops B-side 'Everything I Am', a band of that name was quickly put together by session singer Brian Keith. Although Keith quickly dropped out to pursue a solo career, Plastic Penny stayed together for around eighteen months, with future Chicken Shack/Savoy Brown/UFO stalwart Paul Raymond sharing lead vocal duties with subsequent Elton John Band drummer Nigel Olsson. Completed by future Procol Harum guitarist Mick Grabham and Troggs-bound bassist Tony Murray, Plastic Penny recorded two fine albums - including such bona fide UK psych-pop masterpieces as 'Mrs Grundy' and 'Your Way To Tell Me Go' - before the final line-up morphed into country-rockers Cochise in the second half of 1969. Everything I Am: The Complete Plastic Penny does exactly what it says on the tin, assembling everything the band recorded during their brief lifespan under one roof: mono and stereo versions of debut album "Two Sides Of A Penny", the stereo-only follow-up "Currency", non-album singles, alternative versions and mixes, foreign language recordings, the studio outtake 'Celebrity Ball' and, most intriguingly of all, forty-five minutes of BBC recordings in pristine sound quality.