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Favourite B-Side?

Discussion in 'music' started by irons1965, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. irons1965

    irons1965 pfm Member

    Just been playing XTC 'Rag & Bone Buffet' odds and sods album and realised how much I still loved a lot of these tracks ('Blame The Weather' still sounds wonderful).

    So I got to thinking B-Sides...What are your favourites?
  2. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    'Girls Talk', the B-side of Elvis Costello's 'I Can't Stand Up (For Falling Down).
  3. madmike

    madmike I feel much better now, I really do...

    "Wilhelmina"...B side of "the Witch" by Rattles
  4. Mescalito

    Mescalito pfm Member

    "Why", B side of the Byrds "Eight Miles High.

  5. vince rocker

    vince rocker pfm Member

    "Rain", the B-side of "Paperback Writer". The greatest A and B sides of a single ever?
  6. zarniwoop

    zarniwoop hoopy frood

    "When a Blind Man Cries", B side of "Never Before" by Deep Purple comes to mind.
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  7. Steve Catterall

    Steve Catterall pfm Member

    (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? - Nick Lowe And His Sound*
    B-Side of American Squirm

    * that's Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  8. SCIDB

    SCIDB Triode Man


    One of my faves is One Step Beyond by Prince Buster. The B side of Al Capone.

    Another is Saturday Night Sunday Morning by the Specials, the (one of songs on) B side of Ghost Town.

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  9. richgilb

    richgilb Admonishtrator

  10. MVV

    MVV pfm Member

    Peter And The Pets B side of Another Girl Another Planet- The Only Ones.
    Also No Fun (I think) on the other side of Pretty Vacant. Which reminds me I lost all my singles when between gaffs. I lent my jukebox to a mate who 'lost' it. Never got to the bottom of it and he's gone mad now.
  11. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Yes It Is by the Beatles, B side of Ticket to Ride
  12. duncan

    duncan ...

    Maximum Joy - Silent Street (B side to Stretch). A typical Bristolian mix of Jazz and Dub.

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  13. James Evans

    James Evans Bedroom Bodger

    For some reason Heaven 17 "we live so fast" sticks in my mind, b-side of Temptation.
  14. kasperhauser

    kasperhauser pfm Member

    "Hey, Hey, What Can I Do" - B-side to "Immigrant Song".
  15. CJBenno

    CJBenno pfm Member

    Crazy - Ray Lamontagne 'B' side to Jolene
  16. blackholesun

    blackholesun peace among worlds

    Three Boats Down from the Candy - side B to Market Square Heroes by Marillion.
  17. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards - Ian Dury.
  18. alanbeeb

    alanbeeb pfm Member

    Under the Ivy - B-side to Running Up that Hill by Kate Bush
  19. Caliente

    Caliente pfm Member

    Sweet's 'Hell Raiser' has an amazing b-side in the guise of 'Burning' with the highlight being a fantastic guitar solo, as such I used to slow it down (to 17 rpm?) so that I could try and copy the licks!!
  20. chevvies

    chevvies pfm Member

    Eddie Jobson "On A Still Night" flipside of non-hit "Yesterday Boulevard".

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