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Artist:Three Good Reasons
Label:  Mercury
Catalogue:MF 883
Date:26 Nov 1965
Collection:  I Own It     I Want It 
Community:1 Owns, 1 Wants
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AThree Good ReasonsBuild Your LoveM. Hawker, P. SimonReg GuestRate
BThree Good ReasonsDon't Leave Me NowClegg, McCormack, DanicReg GuestRate


Number: 440319  (Main Image)
Uploaded By: goodbear66
Description: A Side Label

Number: 440320 
Uploaded By: goodbear66
Description: B Side Label

3rd Mar 2014
 Mercury MF 906 is another Paul Simon song, the better known 'I Am A Rock' by Mike Scott (not currently on 45cat). A Reg Guest production with fuzz guitar even! This MF 883 being a 'P. Simon' song too shows Mercury were taking interest in his songs at the same time.

19th Nov 2013
 that's my thread on that site trying the direct approach. the TGR 45 is a pretty average folk pop performance but with P. Simon credit & issued late 1965 & his 1965 Songbook & similarities to 'I Am A Rock' it's one that needs finding out, just for the collector interest in. Their 'Nowhere Man' isn't a version you'd prefer over the Beatles. Perhaps TGR were just a studio group?

19th Nov 2013
 interesting thread here.....

mickey rat
19th Nov 2013
 Playing devil's advocate here because I'm far from being a Paul Simon expert and NOBODY seems to know a lot about Three Good Reasons, but are you absolutely sure the "P. Simon" here is actually THE Paul Simon?

19th Nov 2013
 This is an unknown Paul Simon song. Why Mike Hawker gets a credit is unknown & it's credited to Flamingo Music which is a Mercury-Philips publishing company. It doesn't appear on the Mike Hawker song listing on Discogs. Did he buy it from Paul Simon? Any ideas?

9th May 2012
 This male/female group's subsequent 45 (the more well known Nowhere Man) sees them adding the "The" to Three Good Reasons.

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