Mickie Most And His Playboys

Mickie Most



  • Hear the Most, Rave RMG 1139


    Tracks: D in love/ Kansas City/ Every day/ It doesn't matter anymore/ I'm in love again/Johnny B Goode/ I dig you baby/ That's what you do to me/ Think it over/ Paralysed/ Willie and the hand jive/ You're got love/ Peggy Sue/ Rip it up

  • Mickie Most, Rave RGM 1151


    Tracks: Boney Moroney/ Reeling and a-rocking/ Tom Dooley/ Great balls of fire/ Shake rattle and roll/Rave on/ Pick a bale of cotton/ Sweet little sixteen/ Down by the riverside/ Heart beat/ Corrina Corrina/ What do you want to make those eyes at me for/ I shall not be moved

  • Big Beat Ball, Rave RMG 1157


    Tracks: What I say/ Apache/ Diane/ Guitar boogie shuffle/ The twist/ Let's twist again/ Whole lotta twisting/Come September/ Move it/ Blue moon/ Cumberland gap/ Green corn

  • The Big Five, Renown NLP 222


    Tracks: Cumberland gap/ Move it

  • Command Performance - Vol 3, Ridge ETMG 5035,
    16 2/3rpm


    Tracks: It doesn't matter anymore/ That's what you do to me

  • 24 Golden Oldies, Gallo DLPA 211/2, 1973


    Track: What do you want to make those eyes at me for

  • Thank Your Lucky Stars, Decca TAB 51, 1982


    Track: Mr Porter

    Extended Play Singles

  • Mickie Most, Rave REP 37
    Tracks: Johnny B Goode/ Mean mean woman/ Make love to me/ I need the money

  • Mickie Most, Rave REP 41
    Tracks: No Details

    Seven Singles [SA Releases]

  • Flip flop and fly/ ???, Rave R???
  • Rumours/ Give me more, Rave R???
  • I'm in love/ Shivering with cold, Rave R105
  • Johnny B Goode/ Mean mean woman, Rave R140
  • Think it over/ I dig, you baby, Rave R144
  • D in love/ It doesn't matter any more, Rave R157
  • That's what you do to me/ Paralyzed, Rave R163
  • Corina Corina/ Summertime blues, Rave R166
  • What do you want to make those eyes at me for/ Great balls of fire, Rave R167
  • I shall not be moved/ Sweet little sixteen, Rave R169
  • Up above my head/ Say mama, Rave R184
  • Do you want to dance/ Take your time, Rave 45R 191
  • Hambakahle twist (A Themba)/ Black and white twist (A Themba), Rave 45R 194, 1962

    Original Company Sleeve

    Comment: In 1962 Mickie recorded this unique single with local Black musician, Abia Themba, on penny whistle.This was the first multi racial recording by local rock artists.

  • 6 Track Sampler


    Track: What do you want to make those eyes at me for

  • The feminine look/ Shame on you baby, Columbia 45DSA 489, 1963

Press Report:

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  • Mickie Most: guitar
  • Henry Smitsdorff: guitar
  • Leon Booysen: bass guitar
  • Earnie Zealie: lead guitar
  • Clive ???: drums

    Founder members:

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  • George Hill: drums
  • Colin Teasdale: lead guitar
  • Brian Thomas: bass guitar
  • Tony Crossland: drums
  • Eddie Payne: drums

    Eddie Payne Colin Teasdale Brian Thomas Mickie Most


    Thanks again to Leon Booysen for clippings and stories. According to Leon, the first line-up recorded thesongs "Flip flop and fly" and "D in Love."

    Tertius Louw, Aug 2001

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