Various - History Of British Rock
Label: Sire ‎– 1A2 6547
Type: 8-Track Cartridge, Compilation
Country: US
Date of released: 1976
Category: Rock
Style: Classic Rock, Beat, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Various
Album's name: History Of British Rock
ZIP archive size: 1297

Various - History Of British Rock


A1 Fleetwood Mac Black Magic Woman 2:46
A2 Mungo Jerry In The Summertime 3:23
A3 Donovan Catch The Wind 2:13
A4 Python Lee Jackson In A Broken Dream 2:13
A5 Beatles* Ain't She Sweet 2:05
A6 Chad And Jeremy* A Summer Song 2:30
A7 Eric Burdon & The Animals San Franciscan Nights 3:15
B1 Derek And The Dominoes* Layla 4:52
B2 Status Quo Pictures Of Matchstick Men 3:06
B3 Troggs* Wild Thing 2:29
B4 Dusty Springfield You Don't Have To Say You Love Me 2:42
B5 David And Jonathan* Michelle 2:42
B6 Billy J. Kramer Little Children 2:40
C1 Vanity Fare Hitchin' A Ride 2:51
C2 Gerry And The Pacemakers* Ferry Cross The Mersey 2:17
C3 Sandie Shaw Girl Don't Come 2:07
C4 Springfields* Silver Threads & Golden Needles 2:07
C5 Swinging Blue Jeans* Hippy Hippy Shake 1:40
C6 Foundations* Baby Now That I've Found You 2:30
C7 Cilla Black You're My World 2:50
C8 Searchers* Needles And Pins 2:07
D1 Manfred Mann Do Wah Diddy Diddy 2:16
D2 Freddie And The Dreamers* I'm Telling You Now 2:02
D3 Cream Sunshine Of Your Love 4:01
D4 Bee Gees Massachusetts 2:17
D5 Honeycombs* Have I The Right 2:51
D6 Peter And Gordon* A World Without Love 2:32
D7 Kinks* You Really Got Me 2:26

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – Blue Horizon Records, Inc.
  • Licensed From – Pye Records Ltd.
  • Licensed From – Young Blood International
  • Licensed From – Polydor Incorporated
  • Licensed From – Ember Records Ltd.
  • Licensed From – RSO Records, Inc.
  • Licensed From – Phonogram, Inc.
  • Licensed From – DJM Records Ltd.
  • Licensed From – Phonogram Ltd.
  • Licensed From – AIR Ltd.
  • Licensed From – EMI Ltd.
  • Licensed From – Atlantic Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.


[On front cover:]
Double-Length Tape

[Imprinted on the cartridge shell:]
Made In U.S.A.

[On back cover:]
℗ 1976 CBS Inc.

[Track A1:] By arrangement with Blue Horizon Records, Inc.
[Tracks A2, A3, B2, C3, C6, C8, D5, D7:] By arrangement with Pye Records Ltd.
[Track A4:] By arrangement with Youngblood International
[Tracks A5, A7:] By arrangement with Polydor, Inc.
[Track A6:] By arrangement with Ember Records Ltd.
[Tracks B1, D3:] By arrangement with RSO Records, Inc.
[Track B3:] By arrangement with Phonogram, Inc. and DJM Records, Ltd.
[Tracks B4, C4:] By arrangement with Phonogram Ltd.
[Track B5:] By arrangement with AIR Ltd.
[Tracks B6, C2, C5, C7, D1, D2, D6:] By arrangement with EMI Ltd.
[Track C1:] By arrangement with DJM Records Ltd.
[Track D4:] By arrangement with RSO Records, Inc. and Atlantic Records, Inc.

Track durations are not printed on the release. Contains shorter edited versions of Layla and In A Broken Dream. And a longer edit of You Really Got Me created by an unnaturally repeated section near the end of the song.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
2P 6547 Various History Of British Rock ‎(2xLP, Comp) Sire 2P 6547 US 1976
1CD 6547 Various History Of British Rock ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Sire 1CD 6547 US Unknown
1T2 6547 Various History Of British Rock ‎(Cass, Comp, Dou) Sire 1T2 6547 US 1976

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