Before and After
Why Should I Care
For Lovin' Me
I'm In Love Again
Little Does She Know
Tell Me Baby
What Do You Want With Me? [Columbia
Say It Isn't True
Fare The Well (I Must Be Gone)
Can't Get Used To Losing You
The first Columbia sessions. We were still in the
grip of the record making machine. We had no idea that the day would eventually
come when you could record in your house if you felt like it. Back then it was
the big Columbia studios, run by strict union rules and costing $285. an
hour! (deducted from your royalties of course - the old company store
The flip-flopping between folk
music, ballads and rock 'n roll is still apparent here. I remember feeling
frustrated because I wanted to arrange everything. Our producer, Lor Crane ran a
pretty tight ship and he wasn't about to let that happen. To be fair, our
touring commitments made it difficult anyway, so we surrendered to the system
and went along for the ride.
In retrospect, I like "Tell Me Baby". It
pointed in a direction that perhaps we should have taken sooner. "Say It Isn't
True" was written for Freddy and the Dreamers. Why we did it I'll never
Jeremy was only happy doing stuff like
"Evil-Hearted Me". This would later prove to be our undoing when it came to
"Teenage Failure", but more about that later!
WHERE TO FIND IT:
The place to find this LP is on Sundazed's brilliant reissue CD, released June 18th, 2002.
This CD features 11 bonus tracks, six of which were previously unreleased, and is remastered from the original session tapes! Used to be you had to dig this up on a
Sony/Columbia CD, The Very Best of Chad & Jeremy, so let's all be thankful for Sundazed's hard work!
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