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We are extremely proud to be able to finally announce all of the 5-CD track listings from Hidden Masters: Jess Roden Anthology. An additional 6th CD 14-song bonus CD also in the album package

CD1: Town & Country ﷯Track listing:
Baby Don’t Push Me / The Alan Bown Set – Previously unreleased mix, sourced from the 1” multitrack, recorded February 28th 1966
Headline News / The Alan Bown Set – Previously unreleased mix, sourced from the 1” multitrack, recorded September 14th 1966
Gonna Fix You Good / The Alan Bown Set – Previously unreleased mix, sourced from the 1” multitrack, recorded December 19th 1966
I Really, Really Care / The Alan Bown Set – Previously unreleased mix, sourced from the 1” multitrack, recorded March 1st 1967
All Along The Watchtower / The Alan Bown – Sourced from the ¼” Production Master, recorded June 3rd 1968
My Girl The Month Of May / The Alan Bown – Sourced from the ¼” Production Master, recorded June 3rd 1968
Amber Moon / Bronco – Sourced from the ¼” Cutting Master and recorded April 9th 1971
Lazy Now / Bronco – Previously unreleased mix, sourced from the 2” multitrack that was recorded August 21st 1970
All The Love I Sing (Love) / Bronco – Previously Unreleased mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded April 19th 1970
Time Slips Away / Bronco – Sourced from the ¼” Cutting Master, recorded April 9th 1971
New Day Avenue / Bronco – Previously Unreleased Mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded April 9th 1971
Bumpers West / Bronco – Previously Unreleased Mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded September 2nd 1970
Sudden Street / Bronco – Previously unreleased Mix, sourced from the 2” multitrack that was recorded March 19th 1971
Joys & Fears / Bronco – Sourced from the ¼” Cutting Master recorded March 15th 1971
Life / Jess Roden – Previously Unreleased Demo, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded August 27th 1972
Song 3 / Jess Roden – Previously Unreleased Instrumental Demo with guide vocal, sourced from the 2” Multitrack recorded on February 10th 1972
(track listing subject to change / final clearances) CD4 – Outside It's America
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Old Broadway / The Rivits – 
Sourced from the ¼” Safety Master, recorded January 14th 1979
Light Brown Colour / Seven Windows – 
Sourced from the WAV File Master and recorded during1982. Featuring Jack Waldman, Gary T Amos, Lee Goodall, Mark Egan and with strings arranged by Paul Buckmaster, this is from the incredibly hard to find and long-since deleted Seven Windows album recorded variously at Skyline Studios & Classic Sound Studio, New York; Rock City, Shepperton & The Garden Studio, London that has been especially remastered for The Anthology by A. T. Michael MacDonald at AlgoRhythms Mastering, Brooklyn, New York One World, One People / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the Sterling Sound ¼” Cutting Master, recorded July 11th 1979
If Ever You Should Change Your Mind / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the Sterling Sound ¼” Cutting Master, recorded July 11th 1979
Misty Roses / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from ¼” Master, recorded February 5th 1977 Vital Sign / Jess Roden & Pete Wood – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded on February 18th 1981. One of the short pieces recorded at Compass Point as mini-track-breaks for the planned second Rivits album that never really got off the ground. Some Vision / The Rivits – 
Sourced from the ¼” Safety Master, recorded January 14th 1979
Bird Of Harlem / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded on July 11th 1979
Easy Way / Seven Windows – 
Sourced from the WAV File Master and recorded during 1982. Featuring Jack Waldman, Lee Goodall, Mark Egan and Steve Dwire, this was recorded in New York and London and has been remastered especially for The Anthology by A. T. Michael MacDonald at AlgoRhythms Mastering, Brooklyn, New York In Me Tonight / Jess Roden – 
Source from the ¼” Master and recorded on February 5th 1977
Believe In Me / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the Sterling Sound ¼” Album Master and recorded July 11th 1979
Oo She Do / The Rivits – 
Sourced from the ¼” Album Safety Master and recorded January 4th 1980
Parachutes / Seven Windows – 
Sourced from the WAV File Master and recorded during 1982. Featuring Jack Waldman, Rob Mounsey, Robbie Kondor and Michael Dawe (among others) this, too is from the long-since deleted Seven Windows album recorded variously in New York and London that has been especially remastered for The Anthology by A. T. Michael MacDonald at AlgoRhythms Mastering, Brooklyn, New York The Hardest Blow / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the ¼” Album Master and recorded on February 4th 1973
To Enter Heart And Soul (Peace Within Me Now )/ Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded on June 8th 1978
The Quiet Sound Of You And I / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the ¼” Album Safety Master, recorded on February 4th 1973
What’s Going On / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased Take #1 of 2, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded on March 23rd 1973
(All track selections subject to change and final clearances. Recording dates listed have been sourced from tape box information – obviously, some relate to initial sessions while some are final-mix dates. Since some of the original multitracks haven't survived, this is the closest possible dating available).
CD2: Basing St To Beyond ﷯Track listing:
Song 3 / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded April 13th 1972 (originally recorded as part of the 'Rabbit sessions' for the proposed 1st solo album)
The Farm / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded March 28th 1972 (originally recorded as part of the 'Rabbit sessions' for the proposed 1st solo album)
I Won’t Be Alone Anymore / The Butts Band – 
sourced from the ¼” Safety Master, recorded, May 1973
Strength & Guidance / Jess Roden - 
Previously Unreleased Demo (later titled Sweet Danger), sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded March 23rd 1973 (originally demo'd at Basing St and later recorded by The Butts Band) New Ways / The Butts Band – 
sourced from the ¼” Safety Master, recorded, May 1973
Sweet Danger / The Butts Band – 
sourced from the ¼” Safety Master, recorded, May 1973
What The Hell / Jess Roden – 
sourced from the ¼” Master / Sterling Sound Cutting Copy, recorded May 25th 1972
I’m Ready / Paul Kossof – 
sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded August 27th 1973 Toe The Line / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded January 18th 1974 (originally recorded during the same Olympic sessions that included On Broadway)
For Granted (I’m On Your Side) / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased Mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded January 18th 1974
Trouble In The Mind / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased Mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded March 26th 1974
You’ve Got What I Need / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded January 17th 1974 (recorded during the same Olympic sessions that included On Broadway)
On Broadway / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master / Sterling Sound Cutting Copy, recorded between November 11th 1973 / January & May 30th 1974
Reason To Change / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master / Sterling Sound Cutting Copy, recorded March 26th 1974
Sad Story / Jess Roden – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master / Sterling Sound Cutting Copy and recorded March 26th & May 1974
Feelin’ Easy / Jess Roden – 
Previously Unreleased Mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded March 26th 1974
Under Suspicion / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased Mix, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded February 3rd 1975 (originally planned as the US single mix) (All track selections subject to change and final clearances. Recording dates listed have been sourced from tape box information – obviously, some relate to initial sessions while some are final-mix dates. Since some of the original multitracks haven't survived, this is the closest possible dating available).

 

CD3: Get Ta Steppin' ﷯Track listing:
Raise Your Hand / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded July 2nd 1975 (produced by Steve Smith and from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
Rat Race / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded July 1st 1975 (produced by Steve Smith and from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
In A Circle / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased Version, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded August 9th 1975 (later recorded by Producer Geoff Haslam, this is the original version with Steve Winwood on Hammond Organ and produced by Steve Smith – taken from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
Celebrate / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded July 1st 1975 (produced by Steve Smith and from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
Send It To You / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased Mix, Source tape ¼” Master, recorded January 16th 1975 (later recorded by Geoff Haslam, this is the original version produced by Steve Smith)
Every Time A Man Gets Lonely / The Jess Roden Band – Previously Unreleased , sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded December 20th 1975 (produced by Geoff Haslam and originally recorded for the Keep You Hat On album)
Can’t Get By Without You / The Jess Roden Band – Previously Unreleased, sourced from the Acetate transfer to ¼”, recorded July 2nd 1975 (produced by Steve Smith and from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
If You Don’t Get What You Want / The Jess Roden Band – Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded August 9th 1975 (with Steve Winwood on Hammind Organ, produced by Steve Smith and from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
Work Out / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded July 1st 1975 (produced by Steve Smith and from the original sessions for the first never-released JRB album)
What Took Me So Long? / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded April 17th 1975 (produced by Chris Blackwell)
Yes Indeed / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the Acetate transfer to ¼”, recorded October 2nd 1975 (with strings arranged by Harry Robinson – who’d similarly arranged the strings for Jess’ version of On Broadway and produced by Steve Smith)
Me And Crystal Eye / The Jess Roden Band – 
Sourced from the ¼” Cutting Master, recorded October 17th 1976
Honey Don’t Worry / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased Version, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded April 11th 1975 (later recorded by Producer Geoff Haslam, this is one of the earliest takes produced by Steve Smith)
Stonechaser / The Jess Roden Band – 
Sourced from the ¼” Cutting Master, recorded October 17th 1976
Black Jack / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the ¼” Master, recorded December 20th 1975 (produced by Geoff Haslam and recorded originally for the Keep Your Hat On album)
Blowin’ (Gospel Version) / Jess Roden & Billy Livesey – 
Previously Unreleased take, sourced from the 2” Multitrack, recorded January 21st 1977 (recorded during the mixing sessions for Blowin’ – the final, Live, JRB album)
(All track selections subject to change and final clearances. Recording dates listed have been sourced from tape box information – obviously, some relate to initial sessions while some are final-mix dates. Since some of the original multitracks haven't survived, this is the closest possible dating available).
CD 5 – Eight Days On The Road (recorded LIVE)
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Intro / The Alan Bown – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master and recorded September 19th 1966 live at The Marquee Club, London… segues into…
Reason To Change / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded May 20th 1976 live at The Marquee Club, London… segues into…
It’s Growin’ / The Alan Bown – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master and recorded September 19th 1966 live at The Marquee Club, London (from the only known Alan Bown club recording, originally issued on Side 2 of the seminal 1966London Swings | Live At The Marquee / the A side featuring Jimmy James & The Vagabonds, although their performance was captured on a different night)
The Ballad Of Big Sally / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded November 30th 1976 live at Birmingham Town Hall (from one of the two shows that were recorded – the other being Leicester university – during the last JRB UK tour from which, ultimately, the Blowin’ album was released)
You Can Leave Your Hat On / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded November 30th 1976 live at Birmingham Town Hall
Down In The Valley / The Alan Bown (Live At The Marquee) – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master and recorded September 19th 1966 live at The Marquee Club, London
Can’t Get Next To You / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded May 20th 1976 live at The Marquee Club, London (the third and final night of the JRB’s residency at The Marquee that May and on a night when the temperature rose to such a degree that water was running down the walls; a collosal early-Summer thunderstorm broke overhead right as the final notes of that night’s performance played out). Get To Steppin’ / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded September 18th 1974 live at The Lyceum, London (a Robert Parker tune, ‘Steppin’ was recorded at one of the earliest JRB shows – pre-Billy Livesey joining on keyboards – supporting Georgie Fame’s band at London’s legendary Lyceum)
In A Circle / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded November 20th 1976 live at Leicester University
Me And Crystal Eye / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded November 20th 1976 live at Leicester University
You Better Believe It / Jess Roden And The Humans – 
sourced from the WAV Master and recorded November 1st 1996 live at The Robin, Merry Hill, Birmingham
Miss US Dream / The Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded November 20th 1976 live at Leicester University
The Boomerang / The Alan Bown – 
Sourced from the ¼” Master and recorded September 19th 1966 live at The Marquee Club, London
All Night Long & Friend Of Mine / Jess Roden Band – 
Previously Unreleased encore, sourced from the 2” Multitrack and recorded November 30th 1976 live at Birmingham Town Hall (the penultimate night of their final tour)
All track selections subject to change and final clearances. Recording dates listed have been sourced from tape box information.)

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