Rod Mckuen : If You Go Away The Rca Years 1965-1970 (Box)

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McKuen's complete 1960s RCA Victor recordings in this lavish 7 CD box set! He's worked as a rodeo cowboy, lumberjack, and B movie actor. 'If You Go Away' concentrates on 4 fruitful years of McKuen's recording and songwriting career. Since the 1950 s, he estimates, more than 200 albums have been released under his name and selections from his catalog of more than 1,500 compositions have been recorded by singers including Ray Charles, Petula Clark, Johnny Cash, and Frank Sinatra. This collection gathers Rod's six original albums for RCA released between 1965-'68, plus an incredible lode of unreleased master and alternate takes, demos and even a few 'live' recordings and an album-sized hardcover book that includes an essay by Todd Everett and track-by track comments by Rod himself, discussing the material on the album; plus quotes from past and present associates.

Summer's Long
Channing Way
Each of Us Alone
I've Been to Town
One Day Soon
Summer in My Eye
Times Gone By
Looking Back at 30
So Many Others (Remake)
Rusting in the Rain
Plains of My Country Ballet Suite in 3 Movements
Alamo Junction
Summer's Long (Alternate Take)
House Upon the Hill
Stanyan Street Revisited
We Have Only Love (Demo)
On My Own (Demo)
Tamarack Tree
Take Me Home Again
Sleep Now Love
So Many Others (Alternate Take)
Some Trust in Chariots
People Change
How Deep Is Down?
When Flora Was Mine
If You Go Away (Ne Me Quittes Pas)
So Long San Francisco
Lonely Things
Good Times Is All Done Now
Truck Stop
Thank You
I Turn to You
Church Windows (Instrumental)
Me & the Cat
For Silence Is Golden (Demo)
Watching You Sleep / Thank You
My Old Man
Darlin' Don't You Know (& Glenn Yarbrough)
Girls of the Summer (& Glenn Yarbrough)
Happy Birthday Ernie (Bon Anniversary Ernie)
World I Used to Know (Rejected Version)
Gee It's Nice to Be Alone (Demo)
If You Go Away (Alternate Version)
So Long San Francisco (Alternate Lyrics)
Before the Monkeys Came
Summertime of Days
Down at Mary's Old Time Bar
Open the Windows & See All the Clowns
I'm Strong, But I Like Roses
Ain't You Glad You're Livin', Joe
Loneliness in Crowds
Nouveau Fleur (Instrumental)
Me & the Cat
Something More
Meantime (Alternate Take)
Open the Window & See All the Clowns (Alt)
Don't Forget to Bring Her a Rose
Ain't You Glad You're Livin' Joe
My Old Man
You (Take 2)
I'm Strong But I Like Roses (Alternate Take)
Meantime (1st Version)
Kill the Wind
Don't Forget to Bring Her a Rose
Open the Window & See All the Clowns
Loneliness in Crowds (Alternate Take)
Something More (Demo)
I'll Say Goodbye (Je Partirai)
Mer Sans Soleil (Sea Without Sun)
Mer Sans Soleil (Sea Without Sun)
Through European Windows
Song Without Words (Chanson Sans Paroles)
Paris (Mon Arbre)
Baby Be My Love (L'amour Avec Toi)
Ever Constant Sea
Like a Child
On the Road Again (Qu'est-Ce Que Tu Attends La)
Far West (Le Plat Pays)
Pushing the Clouds Away
Do You Like the Rain?
Gifts From the Sea
Some Day We'll See Spain (Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra) Extra
Seasons in the Sun
Capri in July
Je Vien De Loin, (French Vocal / 1st International Issue)
Kind of Loving
I'm Only Me
Chasin' the Sun
Money Boys of Cannes (Demo & Glenn Yarbrough)
Bon Soir Mademoiselle
Through European Windows (Alternate Take)
Prologue: a Cat Named Sloopy
To Share Tthe Summer Sun
Round, Round, Round
I'll Never Be Alone
Ducks on the Millpond
Midnight Walk
Listen to the Warm
It's Raining
Brown October
Where Are We Now?
Singing of the Wind
Dandelion Days
I Live Alone
Epilogue: One Day I'll Follow the Birds
Entre Act: Listen to the Warm (Instrumental)
Listen to the Warm
I Have Loved You in So Many Ways
We Touch Shoulder to Shoulder
Sunday in November
Beyond This Wall (The Phoenix)
Warm & Gentle Girls
Be Gentle, Please
Round, Round, Round (Reprise)
Conversation After 1:Am
I Have Loved You in So Many Ways (Theme)
Me & the Cat
After the Toll Beach
Listen to the Warm (Alternate Vocal)
Single Man
Leave Me Something
I Never Go There Anymore
Last of the Wine
Elegy #1
Girls of the Summer
Where Would I Be?
Elegy #2
I've Saved the Summer
In Passing
Some of Them Fall
Elegy #3
Importance of the Rose (C'est La Rose)
Ivy That Clings to the Wall (Instrumental)
Inside of Me
Home to See Maria
Lovers of December
Things to Come (Gymnopedes #1)
Home by Water (Gymnopedes #3)
And to Each Season
Wind of Change
Girls of the Summer (Alternate Vocal)
Ivy That Clings to the Wall (Vocal)
I'll Catch the Sun
Glad Rag Doll
Women (Alternate Take)
We Have Only Love
Soldiers Who Want to Be Heroes (Parody)
Waltz Goes on (Demo)
To Die in Summertime (Demo)
Seasons in the Sun (Alternate Vocal)
So Many Others
Ain't You Glad You're Livin', Joe (Alternate Take)
Simple Gifts (Demo)
If You Go Away
Love & Let Love (Demo)
Don't Forget to Bring Her a Rose
Some of Them Fall (Alternate Vocal)
When the Green Berets Come Home
New Words
Portuguese Bend
Children One & All
I Never Will Marry (Demo & Chet Atkins)
River, River (Demo & Chet Atkins)
Things Bright & Beautiful
One by One (& Don Ho)
All of Me Is Mine (Demo)

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