Poor Old Man. The Clown. Velvet Curtains. Little Miss Nothing. When I Awake. Nothing at All. Hurdy Gurdy Man. The Anniversary Waltz Part 1. Fakin' the Blues. Fame or Money.
Technicolour Dreams. Antique Angelique. Spinning Wheel Blues. I Who Have Nothing. Sunny Cellophane Skies. We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet. Caroline Down the Dustpipe Whatever You Want Rockin' All Over the World Who Asked You. Rockin' On. Breaking Away. Run to Mummy.
Like a Good Girl. Keep Me Guessing. Let's Ride. Green Tamborine. Big Fat Mama. In the Army Now Military mix. Late Last Night. Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe. To Be Free. Paradise Flat. Auntie Nellie. Gerdundula early version. Lakky Lady. You'll Come 'round. Thinking of You. You'll Come Round single edit.
Down Down live at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Juniors Wailing. Down the Dustpipe 7". Gerdundula 7" original version. Down the Dustpipe BBC session.
Juniors Wailing BBC session. In My Chair Promo Flexi. I Should Have Known. In My Chair live. Fine Fine Fine. What a Night. Nanana Extraction. Something's Going on in My Head.
Someone's Learning. Coming and Going. Where I Am. Bye Bye Johnny. Take Me Away. Young Pretender. Don't Mind If I Do. The Loving Game. Heart on Hold. Man Overboard. Throw Her a Line. Is It Really Me. Need Your Love. Rockin' All Over the World live.
Good Golly Miss Molly. Oh Baby. Anniversary Waltz medley. Neighbour Neighbour. Time to Fly. So Is It Really Me. There's Something Going on in My Head. Hound Dog. Raining in My Heart. Get Back. Crawling From the Wreckage. Elizabeth Dreams. Spicks and Specks. Green Tambourine.
Pictures of Matchstick Men alternate version. Paradise Flats alternate mix. In the Army Now single edition. Jam Side Down. High Flyer. Hard Ride. Living on an Island single version.
Hard Time. Way Down. Runaround Sue. Once Bitten Twice Shy. Mony Mony. Fighting With the Pack. To Be Free B Side. Make Me Stay a Bit Longer. Shy Fly. Lazy Poker Blues. Do You Live in Fire. Creeping Up on You. Rhythm of Life. Another Day. Solid Gold.
All the Reasons. Lonely Night. Do It Again. I Want It. Wait Just A Minute. In My Chair alternate mix. Gerdundula alternate mix. Down the Dustpipe alternate mix. Junior's Wailing alternate mix.
Technicolor Dreams. In the Army Now single edit. Down the Dust Pipe. A Mess of Blue. Beginning of the End. Pennsylvania Blues Tonight. Electric Arena. Gravy Train. Figure of Eight. You're the One for Me. My Little Heartbreaker. Hold Me. Bad News. Tongue Tied. I Ain't Wasting My Time. Most of the Time. Over and Done. Broken Man. What to Do. Down Down single version. Roll Over Lay Down live, March Gerdundula live, March Junior's Wailing live, March Roadhouse Blues live, March Reason for Living.
Ring of a Change. Blue for You. That's a Fact. Ease Your Mind. You Lost the Love. Mystery Song single version. Wild Side of Life demo. I'm Giving Up My Worryin'. Gonna Teach You to Love Me. Someone Show Me Home. Oh What a Night. Accident Prone single version. The Wild Ones. Falling in Falling Out.
Long Ago. Mountain Lady. Rock 'n' Roll single version. I Love Rock and Roll. Doesn't Matter. I Want the World to Know. Big Man. Calling the Shots. Hold You Back live at the N.
Over the Edge live at the N. Too Close to the Ground. No Contract. Ol' Rag Blues extended version. A Mess of Blues extended version. Cadillac Ranch LP out-take. Ol' Rag Blues Alan Lancaster version. Don't Give It Up. Long Legged Girls. Fun Fun Fun feat. The Beach Boys. The Way It Goes edit. Little White Lies edit. Twenty Wild Horses edit. Analyse Time. Obstruction Day. Na Na Na. April Spring, Summer and Wednesdays.
Mister Mind Detector. Whatever You Want live. Burning Bridges On and Off and on Again. Medley: The Anniversary Waltz, Part 1. It's Christmas Time. Pictures of a Matchstick Man. One By One. She Knew Too Much. Down to You. Jump That Rock! Antique Angelina. Rocking All Over the World live. Pictures of Matchstick Men stereo.
Elizabeth Dreams stereo. Little Miss Nothing Mono. Picture of Manstick Men. Roadhouse Medley radio edit. The Anniversary Waltz, Part Two. What Your Proposing. Rave On. Rocker's Rollin'.
Drifting Away. Rossi preferred to call himself Mike after one of his second names. In , the band changed their name to "Traffic", shortly thereafter to "Traffic Jam" see Traffic Jam 5.
A year later, the band changed name once again to "The Status Quo". Rick Parfitt guitar joined the band. Their first hit record, "Pictures of Matchstick Men", was released. The album showed that the band was heading towards a heavy rock'n'roll style.
Retrieved 29 April Star Pulse. Archived from the original on 6 June They were affectionately known by their fans as 'Quo', their album simply titled topped the British chart, their fourth to do so, while they performed Live at the N.
Rock , boogie rock , hard rock , heavy metal , blues rock. In Search of the Fourth Chord Pictures — 40 Years of Hits Quid Pro Quo The single Paper Plane consolidated their success and the group appeared at the Reading Rock Festival.
Caroline is a huge success and the Hello album entered the chart at Number 1, proving that Quo had arrived and were here to stay. In , Quo achieved their first and so far only official UK No. By the end of Andy Bown became a permanent member of the group, although he had already recorded with the band as far back as the Hello album. For the next few years Quo continued to be successful in the singles charts, whilst all their albums make it into the Top 5.
As a riposte to critics who labelled the band as three-chord wonders they released Living On An Island, another single success. In , John Coghlan decided to leave the band, partly to pursue commitments with his own band Diesel, but also because he was fed up with the atmosphere within the band at that time.
He was replaced by Pete Kircher for the recording of the new album, To round the year off the band released From The Makers Of A numbered limited edition version was also released with the albums contained in a metal tin. Despite what was then relatively high cost of 10 12 for the metal tins , FTMO made it to number 4 in the album charts, and the metal editions were so popular that an unnumbered edition were also re-released.
By Alan Lancaster had moved to live permanently in Australia, and internal disputes within the band prompted them to announce an end to touring. During the gig Francis Rossi assured the crowd that the band was not splitting and that they will still be recording together, although both he and Rick Parfitt went on to record away from the band.
Alan Lancaster flew in from Australia especially for the event. Phonogram, Vertigo's parent company, pressed for Quo to fulfil their contractual obligations for another three albums, but internal disputes in the band reached an all time high, with Alan Lancaster taking out an injunction to prevent Parfitt and Rossi recording as Status Quo without him.
They maintained that they are seen as the public face of the band and the High Court eventually sides with them. Pete Kircher quits the line-up, and new recruits Jeff Rich and John 'Rhino' Edwards, who worked with Parfitt on his unreleased solo album Recorded Delivery are taken on board.
Despite an ever decreasing amount of airplay from radio stations who brand the band unfashionable Quo had a top 5 hit with Burning Bridges from the Ain't Complaining album. However, radio stations were increasingly considering Quo singles too unfashionable to playlist, and this contributed to the poor showing of the Perfect Remedy album and it's singles.
In , Quo managed another number 2 single with the Anniversary Waltz, and a number 16 with the follow up, not surprisingly called Anniversary Waltz Part 2. The greatest Hits album Rockin All Over The Years was a huge success, receiving a four-star review in Q Magazine, and selling over , copies in 10 days. They went on to do a show for press and fan-club members at Butlins in Minehead as part of their confusingly 25th Anniversary celebrations.
In The group was honoured at the annual Brit Awards with the Outstanding Contribution To British Music Award, where they perform a medley of four of their biggest hits.Pictures – 40 Years of Hits is a compilation album by the British rock band Status Quo, and was released on 10 November The album was available as a standard double CD, a double CD + DVD "deluxe edition", and the four-CD "earBOOK" boxset, containing the single versions of all 76 Status Quo singles (including five singles in collaboration with other acts) from to .