Nick Cave Songs - 1977

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Boy Hero
Written by: Nick Cave, Mick Harvey
Officially released on: Lethal Weapons; These Boots single
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: Melbourne, 21/11/78

These Boots Are Made For Walking
Written by: Lee Hazlewood
Officially released on: Lethal Weapons and as single
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: Melbourne, 28/4/78
Video clip: there exists one, I don't know who directed it.
Other artists' versions: Original by Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood. There is of course also the version by Anita Lane and Barry Adamson, and many others.

Masturbation Generation
Written by: Nick Cave
Officially released on: Lethal Weapons
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: early 78

I Put A Spell On You
Written by: Screaming Jay Hawkins/Slotkin
Officially released on: Department of Enjoyment cassette 1984 by Nick Cave and the Cavemen (early name of The Bad Seeds)
Other released version: Nick contributing to the 2011 Haiti benefit single
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: 01/11/85, Tokyo
Live performance history: Just one circulating live performance by The Boys Next Door. Played with the Bad Seeds on their only John Peel session in 1984, and on practically all early 1984 shows. Later regularly played as the closing song in 1985.
Other artists' versions: Screaming Jay Hawkins, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Nina Simone, etc.

I'm 18
Written by: Alice Cooper
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: February 1978
Other artists' versions: Alice Cooper

My Generation
Written by: Pete Townshend
Only known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Other artists' versions: The Who

Ain't It Funny / Funny, Isn't It
Written by: Cave, possibly with Harvey
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: February 1978
Comments: Not the same song as the Dead Boys/Guns N Roses song with the same name.

Blitzkrieg Bop
Written by: The Ramones
Only known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Other artists' versions: The Ramones

Commando
Written by: The Ramones
Only known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Other artists' versions: The Ramones

Gloria
Written by: Van Morrison
Only known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Other artists' versions: Them

Who Needs You?
Written by: Mick Harvey
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: February 1978

World Panic
Written by: Nick Cave
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: February 1978

Louie Louie
Written by: Richard Berry
Only known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Other artists' versions: Richard Berry & The Pharaos, The Stooges and many others
Comments: Nick's rendition definitely inspired by the live version from The Stooges on Metallic CO (1976).

Big Future
Written by: Nick Cave
First known live performance: Melbourne, 19/08/77
Last known live performance: Melbourne, 21/11/78
Live performance history: Played on all known shows in 77-78, and on one circulating 1979 show

All This Fuss
Written by: Mick Harvey
Known live performance: Melbourne, 18/11/77
Comment: No recording of this song circulates.

Joyride
Written by: Nick Cave
Known live performances: Melbourne, 18/11/77 and 18/3/78
Comment: A song with this title was also considered for the "Tender Prey" album.

Show Me A Sign
Written by: Nick Cave
Known live performance: Melbourne, 18/11/77
Comment: I think this song is actually "Whatever It Means".

To Sir, With Love
Original by: Lulu
Comment: Mick Harvey confirmed they did this song (in 1977?). Does not circulate.

Bound For Glory
Written by: Tracy Pew
Comment: Mentioned in Brokenmouth. No recording of this song circulates.
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