THE REACTION & THE OPPOSITION
ACETATE COLLCETION

 1 CD

Label: Wardour 299
Country: Japan
Released: December 2018
Recorded: Reaction - Studio 1966 & live 1967.
The Opposition - Studio early 1970.
Sound: Studio and live audience recording. 
Comments:  Reaction, is a band Queen drummer was a member in before Smile & Queen days. The Opposition, was a band Queen bassist John Deacon was a member of, before he joined Queen in 1971.
Nice and interested recording for hard core QUEEN fan's & collectors.
Absolutely a bootleg to go for. Not so big chance for these recording will be released officially.
Roots: Well I guess tapes or acetate vinyl pressing. 
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Front cover

 1. Buena Sera
 2. Just A Little Bit
 3. What's On Your Mind
 4. I'll Go Crazy
    The Reaction, Studio tracks October 1966.

 5. In The Midnight Hour
 6. I Got You (I Feel Good)
    The Reaction, Studio tracks November 1966.

 7. Game Of Love
 8. Hey Mama (Keep Your Big Mouth Shut)
 9. Tell Me (Whatcha Gonna Do About It)
 10. Slow Down
 11. Respect
 12. I Feel Good (I Got You)
 13. It's Gonna Work Out Fine
 14. Land Of 1'000 Dances
      The Reaction - Live at Flamingo Club, Redruth, UK in 1967 (audience recording).

 15. Vehicle
 16. Transit 3
 17. Sunny
       The Opposition, Studio tracks 1969/ 70.


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Back cover


 
  • Backing Vocals Roger Taylor (tracks: 1 to 4)
  • Bass Jim Craven (tracks: 1 to 6),  John Deacon (tracks: 15 to 17), Richard Penrose (tracks: 7 to 14)
  • Drums Nigel Bullen (tracks: 15 to 17), Roger Taylor (tracks: 1 to 14)
  • Guitar Dave Williams (43) (tracks: 15 to 17), Geoff Daniel (tracks: 1 to 6)
  • Keyboards Mike Dudley (2) (tracks: 1 to 14), Richard Young (25) (tracks: 15 to 17)
  • Saxophone John 'Acker' Snell (tracks: 1 to 6)
  • Vocals Alan Brown (tracks: 15, 17), Johnny Quale* (tracks: 1 to 4), Roger Taylor (tracks: 5 to 14)
Roger Taylor's and John Deacon's pre-Queen rarities

THE REACTION (Roger Taylor's early band)
Tracks from 1 to 2: studio recording at Wadebridge Cinema, Cornwall, UK in October 1966.
Tracks from 3 to 6: studio recording at Wadebridge Cinema, Cornwall, UK on 23rd November 1966.
Tracks from 7 to 14: recorded live at Flamingo Club, Redruth, UK in 1967 (audience recording).

THE OPPOSITION (John Deacon's early band)
Tracks from 15 to 17: studio recording at Beck Studios, Wellingborough, UK in 1969/70.