The Friday Brown Compilation

This compilation, a cross-section of Friday Brown's work, includes songs created while with 'Marianne and Mike' and 'High Society', as well as those never released. Note that some of the tracks listed below are also in other sections of this site. The date after each song indicates the time of release as a single or the recording date. Many thanks to Olaf Owre, who assembled the collection.


1. As He Once Was Mine
[in Marianne and Mike] (Lewis)
May 1964
2. Go On
[as Marianne] (Lewis)
May 1964
3. You're the Only One
[in Marianne and Mike] (Lewis)
Nov 1964
4. One Good Turn Deserves Another
[in Marianne and Mike] (Lewis)
Nov 1964
9. 32nd Love Affair
(Barbara Stockley/Marian Stockley)
Aug 1966
10. Born a Woman
(Martha Sharp)
Aug 1966
7. People Passing By
[in High Society] (Graham Gouldman)
Nov 1966
8. Star of Eastern Street
[in High Society] (Pete Cowap)
Nov 1966
11. Ask Any Woman
(Stewart/Langley)
Aug 1967
12. The Outdoor Seminar
(Stockley/Stockley)
Aug 1967
5. Getting Nowhere
(Gouldman)
Jan 1968
6. And (To Me He Meant Everything)
(Stockleigh/Stockleigh)
Jan 1968
15. I Sing an Open Letter (Turn Around)
[unreleased acetate] (Stockley)
1968
16. I Want to Rain
[acetate version] (Stockley/Stockley)
1968
17. God Bless the Child
[unreleased acetate]
1968
13. Stand by Your Man
(Sherrill/Wynette)
Jan 1969
14. I Want to Rain
(Stockley/Stockley)
Jan 1969
18. The Only One to Love Me
(Trent/Hatch)
Nov 1971
19. The Promise
(Brown)
Nov 1971
20. Shake a Hand
(Carmichael)
Sep 1972
21. Everything's Alright
(Lloyd-Webber/Rice)
Sep 1972
22. Groovy Kind of Love
(Tony Vine/Carol Bayer)
Aug 1973
23. Salford
(Brown)
Aug 1973
24. If Not for You
[live recording] (Lyrics: Brown)
Bulgaria, 1971


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