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 & Mike] (Lewis)
May 1964

2. Go On [as Marianne] (Lewis)
May 1964

3. You're the Only One [in Marianne & Mike] (Lewis)
Nov 1964

4. One Good Turn Deserves Another [Marianne & 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) [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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