Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

ODDS & SODS

The Who

Proto-Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

The Who Odds & Sods album cover
3.72 | 29 ratings | 2 reviews | 34% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
rock music collection


Write a review
Buy THE WHO Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Boxset/Compilation, released in 1974

Songs / Tracks Listing

Side one

1. Postcard (John Entwistle) (3:27)
2. Now I'm a Farmer (3:59)
3. Put the Money Down (4:14)
4. Little Billy (2:15)
5. Too Much of Anything (4:26)
6. Glow Girl (2:20)

Side two

7. Pure and Easy (5:23)
8. Faith in Something Bigger (3:03)
9. I'm the Face (Peter Meaden) (2:32)
10. Naked Eye (5:10)
11. Long Live Rock (3:54)

Total Time 40:23

Lyrics

Search THE WHO Odds & Sods lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search THE WHO Odds & Sods tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Roger Daltrey / vocals, harmonica
- John Entwistle / bass guitar, brass, vocals
- Pete Townshend / guitars, keyboards, vocals
- Keith Moon / drums, percussion




Releases information

LP (1974)

CD (1998, remastered w/ bonus tracks)

Thanks to progrocker2244 for the addition
and to NotAProghead for the last updates
Edit this entry

THE WHO MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy THE WHO Odds & Sods Music


Odds & SodsOdds & Sods
Import
Universal Japan 2013
Audio CD$18.56
$25.34 (used)
Odds & Sods by Universal JapanOdds & Sods by Universal Japan
Universal Japan
Audio CD$59.94
Who's Next/Odds & SodsWho's Next/Odds & Sods
Universal Music & VI 1989
Audio Cassette$19.99
$3.98 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
THE WHO - Odds & Sods CD JAPAN UICY-94775 NEW 2011 USD $60.28 Buy It Now 7h 59m
WHO ~ ODDS & SODS ~ 1974 UK 11-TRACK LP + CUT-AWAY BRAILLE SLEEVE & LYRIC INSERT USD $13.12 Buy It Now 8h 19m
The Who LP "Odds & Sods", 1974 MCA, Classic Rock, Original Vinyl! USD $9.99 Buy It Now 8h 49m
The Who - Odds & Sods (Vinyl, MCA Records 1980) USD $3.50 Buy It Now 12h 8m
The Who - Odds & Sods (1998) USD $2.62 [0 bids]
12h 51m
The Who Odds & Sods 1974 Track Records MCA-2126 Rock Vinyl LP VG++ USD $16.43 Buy It Now 13h 18m
WHO THE 33 SPAIN Discolibro Ediciˇn 12" Odds & Sods. Two promo Photos. USD $40.00 [0 bids]
17h 12m
THE WHO ODDS AND & SODS VINYL LP ALBUM JACKET RECORD SLEEVE USD $9.99 Buy It Now 20h 54m
the who it's hard & double tape odds & sods+who's next cassette lot of 2-tested USD $0.99 [0 bids]
21h 8m
The Who Odds & Sods Die Cut w/ Insert 1st Press Tracks Records LP USD $14.99 Buy It Now 21h 43m
THE WHO Odds & Sods LP Vinyl Track I'm The Face Pete Townshend Roger Daltrey USD $39.99 Buy It Now 22h 41m
THE WHO Odds and Sods U.S. '74 MCA/Track 2126 Die-cut complete poster EXC LP USD $35.00 Buy It Now 23h 9m
The Who Sealed 8 Track Odds and Sods Lovely Example USD $11.00 Buy It Now 23h 43m
Odds & Sods [Remaster] by The Who (CD, Mar-1998, MCA) USD $11.49 Buy It Now 1 day
THE WHO - ODDS AND SODS (MEGA RARE GERMAN PROMO SAMPLE COPY LP - TRACK RECORDS) USD $78.63 Buy It Now 1 day
Who, Odds & Sods, Excellent Original recording remastered, E USD $9.99 Buy It Now 1 day
The Who - Odds & Sods USD $10.00 Buy It Now 2 days
The Who - Odds and Sods - Track Records - LP USD $7.59 Buy It Now 2 days
The Who ODDS & SODS w/ Poster & Lyric Sheets Track Label USD $10.99 Buy It Now 2 days
The Who - Who Came First W/Poster, Odds & Sods W/Insert 2 LPs USD $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
WHO Odds And Sods CD 23 Track (5397912) EUROPEAN Polydor 1998 USD $6.55 Buy It Now 2 days
THE WHO Odds & Sods LP Inserts USD $5.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Odds & Sods -The Who LP NM-/NM- MCA-37101 USD $6.99 [0 bids]
USD $19.99 Buy It Now
2 days
THE WHO..ODDS & SODS..ORIG. 1974 ALBUM..TRACKRECORDS.GT.BRITAIN.WITH POSTER IN USD $24.04 Buy It Now 2 days
The Who Odds & Sods Album Record LP MCA Track Records 1974 MCA-2126 USD $9.60 Buy It Now 2 days
Who ex with poster LP Odds and Sods USD $9.75 Buy It Now 3 days
Odds & Sods [Remaster] by The Who (CD, Mar-1998, MCA) USD $11.92 Buy It Now 3 days
The Who Odds & And Sods MCA 2126 Vinyl Record SEALED LP USD $74.99 Buy It Now 3 days
THE WHO ODDS & SODS MCA TRACK RECORDS 2126 W/ POSTER & INSERT 1974 VG USD $9.99 [0 bids]
3 days
The Who Odds And Sods Vinyl USD $9.84 [0 bids]
3 days
The Who Odds & Sods LP 1974 with Insert VG+ Vinyl Die Cut Cover! USD $14.99 Buy It Now 3 days
THE WHO ODDS & SODS Track 74 UK A1 B1 LP complete EX/EX USD $34.09 Buy It Now 3 days
THE WHO ODDS & SODS LP ORIGINAL WITH DIE CUT COVER & INSERT & POSTER EXCELLENT USD $10.00 Buy It Now 4 days
The Who - Odds & Sods + Insert & Poster - 1974 California - Vinyl LP USD $24.86 [0 bids]
4 days
THE WHO Odds & Sods LP NM Track Records MCA 2126 Diecut Cover w/Poster & Insert USD $9.99 Buy It Now 4 days
Who, The - Odds & Sods LP US USD $11.80 Buy It Now 4 days
THE WHO "ODDS AND SODS" ORIGINAL VINYL ALBUM TRACK 2406 116 BRAILLE COVER USD $19.02 Buy It Now 4 days
The Who "Odds & Sods" 1974 VG+/VG+ Inserts USD $9.95 Buy It Now 4 days
THE WHO-ODDS & SODS-JAPAN SHM-CD D50 USD $20.50 Buy It Now 5 days
The Who~Odds & Sods (this Issue with Previously Unrealeased Tracks in 1998) USD $6.55 [0 bids]
5 days
THE WHO odds & sods Japan MINI LP SHM-CD USD $35.00 Buy It Now 5 days
The Who - Odds & Sods - Track Records 2406 116 - 1974 USD $32.73 Buy It Now 5 days
THE WHO, ODDS & SODS, 1974 VINYL LP (EX) includes 2 FOLD OUT INSERTS USD $5.94 Buy It Now 5 days
Sealed Original ~ The WHO ~ Odds & Sods no barcode MCA 2126 NOT A CUT-OUT USD $34.99 [0 bids]
USD $45.99 Buy It Now
5 days
THE WHO Odds and Sods 1974 MCA/Track 2126 Die-cut complete poster EXC LP USD $19.95 Buy It Now 5 days
THE WHO Odds & Sods LP POSTER INCLUDED NM Promo Sticker USD $24.95 Buy It Now 5 days
The Who Odds & Sods Vintage Vinyl Record Album 1974 USD $32.00 Buy It Now 5 days
SUPERB MINT- RARE 1973 USA Lp album THE WHO ODDS & SODS 2 POSTERS PLAY TESTED EX USD $14.95 [0 bids]
USD $19.95 Buy It Now
5 days
Who - Odds & Sods [CD New] USD $7.86 Buy It Now 5 days
The Who - Odds and Sods MINT SEALED 1970s MCA-2126 Die Cut Cover NO BARCODE USD $35.95 Buy It Now 5 days
Odds & Sods [Remaster] by The Who (CD, Mar-1998, MCA) USD $2.99 [0 bids]
USD $3.99 Buy It Now
6 days
The Who, Odds & Sods USD $5.99 Buy It Now 6 days
HARD ROCK/ The Who - Odds And Sods (LP) USD $9.99 Buy It Now 6 days
THE WHO, ODDS & SODS ORIG LP WITH DIE CUT COVER & LYRIC INSERT MCA-2126 USD $9.97 Buy It Now 6 days
WHO- ODDS&SODS-ULTRA RARE PROMO -VINYL LP RECORD- MCA 2126 1974-ORIGINAL EDITION USD $38.92 Buy It Now 6 days
The Who "Odds & Sods" +12 Bonus Track Japan Rare w/OBI POCP-2617 POLYDOR Rock USD $37.59 Buy It Now 6 days
The Who Odds & Sods LP 1974 Track MCA-2126 CLEAN VINYL USD $14.99 Buy It Now 6 days
The Who "Odds & Sods" LP USD $13.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Japan 1st Edition+Poster THE WHO / Odds & Sods Free Shipping USD $40.00 Buy It Now 6 days
THE WHO: Odds & Sods LP MCA RECORDS MCA2126 US 1974 Die Cut Cover NM- USD $26.39 Buy It Now 6 days
Odds & Sods - Who New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping USD $11.92 Buy It Now 7 days
THE WHO.ODDS AND SODS. USD $6.55 [0 bids]
7 days
EX/EX- !! The Who/Odds And Sods/1974 Track LP & Poster & Inserts USD $39.34 Buy It Now 7 days
1974 Vintage 12" VINYL THE WHO ODDS & SODS W/LYRICS INSERT SHEET+ TOUR PICT11/73 USD $14.99 [0 bids]
8 days
WHO LP & POSTER - Odds & Sods (1974) USD $17.50 Buy It Now 8 days
THE WHO " ODDS AND SODS " CASSETTE ( 1974 ) USD $19.67 Buy It Now 8 days
The Who - Odds & Sods - MCA 12" Vinyl LP - Poster - Lyric Insert - 1974 - NM USD $20.00 Buy It Now 8 days
1974 THE WHO ODDS & SODS MCA TRACK RECODS MCA-2126 VINYL LP VERY GOOD PLUS USD $24.95 Buy It Now 9 days
THE WHO ODDS & SODS CD MINI LP WITH OBI USD $19.95 Buy It Now 9 days
THE WHO LP "Odds & Sods" Cover - VG, w lyric sheet, vinyl in VG++ to NM conditon USD $4.99 Buy It Now 9 days
THE WHO Odds And Sods LP UK 1st Original Press Track STEREO A1/B1 1974 EX+ USD $39.34 Buy It Now 9 days
The Who ODDS & SODS LP USD $5.94 Buy It Now 9 days
The Who; Odds & Sods (MCA-Track LP Die Cut, Inside Image, lyrics strong VG+) USD $5.95 Buy It Now 10 days
THE WHO ODDS & SODS ORIG JAPAN 1974 12' IMPORT SONY EDITION STILL SEALED USD $48.00 Buy It Now 10 days
THE WHO ODDS AND SODS VINYL LP MCA 1659 1974 PETE TOWNSHEND KEITH MOON 70S ROCK USD $7.55 Buy It Now 10 days
The Who Odds & Sods LP Vinyl Record 1974 2406116 USD $13.10 Buy It Now 10 days
Odds & Sods, The Who, 0731453979123 USD $11.27 Buy It Now 10 days
Odds & Sods, Who, New Extra tracks, Original recording USD $13.85 Buy It Now 10 days
The Who "Odds and Sods" Original UK 1st Press A1/B1 with inserts Die cut Cover USD $19.99 Buy It Now 10 days
The Who - Odds & Sods - 1971 Cassette Tape USD $9.00 Buy It Now 10 days
THE WHO - ODDS & SODS(BMG DIRECT) - CD - NEAR MINT CONDITION USD $9.99 Buy It Now 11 days
The Who - Odds and Sods LP - Die Cut Cover w/ Naked Eye USD $14.22 Buy It Now 11 days
Odds & Sods THE WHO 33 RPM EX+ 110615 TLJ USD $10.04 Buy It Now 11 days
Who, Odds & Sods, Excellent USD $8.99 Buy It Now 11 days
The WHO Odds & Sods vinyl LP 1974 MCA Records DIE-CUT COVER EX USD $10.00 Buy It Now 11 days
THE WHO - ODDS & SODS - TRACK LP - DIE CUT COVER - 1974 USD $12.95 Buy It Now 11 days
The Who - Odds & Sods - Expanded & Remastered Edition CD , Brand New USD $6.55 Buy It Now 12 days
Who Odds & Sods Sealed LP 1st Press MCA-2126 Diecut Sleeve Poster Townshend USD $35.00 Buy It Now 12 days
THE WHO ODDS AND & SODS RECORD VINYL 12"LP ALBUM 1974 MCA 37169 USD $6.00 Buy It Now 12 days
The Who Odds & Sods Track MCA 2126 1st press USD $12.95 Buy It Now 13 days
THE WHO ODDS & SODS CUT AWAY BRAILLE SLEEVE + LYRICS VINYL LP*NEAR MINT CLASSIC USD $26.17 Buy It Now 13 days
The Who Odds & Sods LP Record NM- MCA-2126 556 no insert USD $9.98 Buy It Now 13 days
The Who LP Vinyl Record Lot: Tommy Live at Leeds Odds & Sods Quadrophenia +++ USD $70.00 Buy It Now 13 days
THE WHO - Odds & Sods -1974 UK Audio Club of Britain/Track 11-track vinyl LP USD $91.80 Buy It Now 14 days
Odds & Sods 0731453979123 by The Who, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P&H USD $10.32 Buy It Now 14 days
THE WHO Odds And Sods Vinyl Record LP Track 2406 116 USD $22.28 Buy It Now 14 days
THE WHO Odds & Sods 1974 MCA LP MCA-2126 VG/VG+ USD $8.50 Buy It Now 14 days
WHO-ODDS & SODS NM/VG+ rock LP USD $4.98 Buy It Now 14 days
THE WHO: Odds & Sods (NM/OOP/1974/USA/LP/11 TRACKS/+ INSERTS) USD $14.95 Buy It Now 14 days
THE WHO - ODDS AND SODS LP 1974 TRACK MCA-2126 Die-Cut Complete Poster USD $26.47 Buy It Now 14 days

More places to buy THE WHO music online Buy THE WHO & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for THE WHO DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

THE WHO Odds & Sods ratings distribution


3.72
(29 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(34%)
34%
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(41%)
41%
Good, but non-essential (17%)
17%
Collectors/fans only (3%)
3%
Poor. Only for completionists (3%)
3%

THE WHO Odds & Sods reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Sean Trane
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Prog Folk
3 stars 3.5 stars really!!!

As its title indicates, this is a bit of bottom-of-drawers release, one that was thrown together when Daltrey was busy playing in Tommy (the movie), when Townsend and Entwistle toyed around the studios for the group or their solo career (I seem to remember both putting out a solo albums around this year), but unfortunately where Moon was left on its own and went on lengthy binges that would eventually destroy him four years later. Presented with an ugly shot of the group sporting American Football helmets, this collection was assembled from tracks that were leftover from 68 & 69 and others remaining from their monstrous project: Lifehouse and Quadrophenia or unrelated but still written in those years.

Opening on the brass-laden (courtesy of Entwistle) Postcard, while Farmer is an outstanding track with amazing Moon drumming, both from the 60's, O&S is an entertaining album that proposes over half of its tracks from that decade. Indeed Little Billy seems like it could've been another hit (read the story in the booklet) and Glow Girl (a cousin to Glittering Girl) then Faith In Something Bigger are intermediate track from the two years of silence between Sell Out and Tommy. A real surprise is the '64 cover of I'm The Face, which could be a Stone track of the times: while it sticks out a bit, it's lovely to hear it once in a while.

The 70's track include the interesting Put The Money Down (Daltrey lays some classic yells), while Pete yells out to Moonie that Too Much Of Anything , like Pure And Easy (probably the most Lynyrd-ish Who track in its middle section) , both originally for the Lifehouse and left away from Who's Next make a big positive argument for the album. Also from the 60's, but really sounding like Tommy ('69, thus sounding much more 70's >> hence why I discuss it in this paragraph) is the excellent Naked Eye, probably the best track (and proggiest) of the present album. The closing Long Live Rock is linked to Quadrophenia, which in itself is a compliment.

After the other compilation of MBB&B (regrouping for the first time many hits that had not been available other than in singles), in some ways this recognized "unreleased track compilation" will resemble much the official following studio release the tedious By Numbers and in some ways the excellent Who Are You, by mixing songs from years gone by. Personally (and since I tend to treat this compilation as a real album) I prefer O&S to BN, because the choice of tracks is simply superior to the next release

Review by Tarcisio Moura
PROG REVIEWER
4 stars I had this album back in 1975, a friend dropped it at my house with Carly Simon┤s Hotcakes and Supertramp┤s Crime Of The Century. For a pennyless teenage student it was pure gold! I heard those Lps so much I must have wore tham out! The Who┤s Odds & Sodds was not a compilation album as much, but really a collection of unrelased songs they recorded over the years before. And I must say I was astonished by the level of quality those otherwise "rejected" songs had. It┤s ok that the track order was not one of the best since John Entwistle┤s Postcard and Townshend┤s Now I┤m A Farmer are probably the weakest tunes here and certainly not the ones I┤d choose for opening the CD. However, they are not bad songs at all. In fact, I like them both. But they are inferior to the remaining sutff.

And, boy, do they have strong ones here! Pure And Easy is the highlight of Odds & Sods: probably one of The Who┤s best tracks ever, it is a crime that they had drop it from the Who┤s Next LP (it seems that the new remastered edition corrected this fault by including it as a bonus track). With a beautiful melody line and lyrics, one of Townshend┤s most emotional solos and a stunning perfomance by the other members, this is probably the most underrated song this legendary group has ever recorded. Little Billy is another great tune that could have been a huge hit if it was released as a single (oddly, it was said to be music for an ad against students smoking in school). The late Keith Moon did a great job on this one.

Naked Eye, Long Live Rock and Too Much Of Anything are other fine rock tracks, while Glow Girl was a song that originated the whole Tommy idea (just listen to the final lines: It┤s a girl, mrs. Walker... it┤s a girl...). The only real odd number here is the group┤s first ever single (when they were known - or rather unkown - as The High Numbers) I┤m the Face. It┤s a bit out of place here and if they wanted to included it as a collector┤s item, then they should have also put its flip side, Zoot Suit, as well.

Odds & Sods reflects a time when the band was at its peak. So don┤t be fooled by the ugly cover. If you┤re a fan of the band, this is a must have. I really wish that other bands would have such quality material among they ┤rejected┤ tracks!

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of THE WHO "Odds & Sods"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music revuew and archives