The Modern Folk Quartet, The MFQ
Original Album

The Modern Folk Quartet
Hot Tonight!
Changes
Moonlight Serenade
Live In Japan
Bamboo Saloon
Christmas
Wolfgang
Highway 70
Live at The Ice House 1978
MFQ Live Archive Series

Movie, TV, Video & Sound Track

Palm Springs Weekend
Phil Spector, The Big T.N.T. Show
Michael Nesmith in Television Parts

Various Artists

Phil Spector Back To MONO
Penny Arcade - Dunhill Folk Rock Vol.2
History of American Pops Vol.2
Sound of Troubadours of the Folk Era, Vol. 3
Sound of Summer Showers

The Lovin' Spoonful
Jerry Yester Solo +
Produced, Arranged, Guitar,Keybord & Harmony
Early Recordings


 

|Original Album | Sound Track | Various Artists |


Original Album
 

1963
The Modern Folk Quartet - MFQ -,
The Modern Folk Quartet
(Warner Bros. Record WS-1511)

Produced by Jim Dickson

Side 1

  1. Swing Down Chariot
  2. Sassafras
  3. Barandy
  4. Wanderin' Willie
  5. It was a very good year
  6. Ox Driver
Side 2
  1. Pennies
  2. Road to Freedom
  3. To Catch a Shad
  4. Home is Where the Heart ia
  5. Lee-Lo
  6. Yes I See
CD
1990: Japan, Warner Bros. Record WPCP-3423
1990: Japan, eastwest japan
 

1963
Various Artists,
Hot Tonight!
(Warner Bros. Record WS-1512)

The Modern Folk Quartet appears on 2 tracks

Side 1

  1. Bud Dashiell & The Kinsmen - Wars of Germany
  2. Bud Dashiell & The Kinsmen - Green Fields
  3. The Gateway Singers - Linstead Market
  4. The Gateway Singers - The Keeper and the Doe
  5. Lynn Gold - Hound Dog
Side 2
  1. Lynn Gold - Anathea
  2. The Phoenix Singers - Unclouded Day
  3. The Phoenix Singers - Run, Come, See Jerusalem
  4. The Modern Folk Quartet- Jack Fish
  5. The Modern Folk Quartet- Jordan's River
 

1964
The Modern Folk Quartet - MFQ -,
Changes
(Warner Bros. Record WS-1546)

Side 1

  1. Sing Out
  2. Time's a Gettin' Hard
  3. The Bells
  4. And All The While
  5. In The Hills Of Shiloh
  6. Hold The Fort
Side 2
  1. Bullgine
  2. St.Clair's Defeat
  3. The Little House
  4. Riu Chiu
  5. Farewell
  6. Jordan's River
CD
1990: Japan, Warner Bros. Record WPCP-3423
1990: Japan, eastwest japan
 

1985
Modern Folk Quartet - MFQ,
Moonlight Serenade
(Homecoming Records HC-00400)

Produced by Hatlelid, Yester, Faryar & Diltz

Side 1

  1. Monnlight Serenade
  2. Laura
  3. Look for the Silver Lining
  4. Brooklyn Girl
  5. Harbor Lights
  6. Dream
Side 2
  1. Rendezvous
  2. Stella by Starlight
  3. After You've Gone
  4. Once in a While
  5. As Time Goes By
  6. September Song
CD
1989: Japan, Pony Canyon, D22Y0319
 

1989
MFQ,
Live In Japan
(Pony Canyon, D25Y0318)

Recorded at Club Quattro, Tokyo, December 20.1988

Produced by Yoshiro Nagato and Hiroshi Asada

  1. Big Brass Band / Sing Out
  2. Hold The Fort
  3. Sassafras
  4. Good Day Sunshine / Monnlight Serenade
  5. Look for the Silver Lining
  6. Lovely Hula Hands
  7. Tahiti Nui
  8. Sweet and Dandy
  9. Hanalei Moon
  10. Tankobushi
  11. Ox Driver Song
  12. Bonnie Ship The Diamond / Wind on The Water
  13. Never My Love / Happy Together / Daydream / Daydream Believer
  14. Good Time Music
  15. Yesterday
  16. This Could Be The Night
  17. Jordan River
  18. Swing Down Chariot
  19. Riu Chiu
  20. Silent Night
  21. Dream / Aloha Oe
MFQ: Chip Douglas, Cyrus faryar, Henry Diltz, Jerry Yester, Jim Yester
 

1990
MFQ,
Bamboo Saloon
(Pony Canyon, PCCY-00061)

Produced by MFQ
* Arranged and produced by Jerry Yester

  1. Whatever Happened to The Lovin' Spoonful
  2. Walk Away Rene *
  3. Across The persian Gulf *
  4. The Guitars
  5. Dorothy Lamour
  6. City of New Orleans *
  7. Sister Golden hair
  8. Ooh Did I Miss Her
  9. She's a Dancer *
  10. Old Man Moon
  11. keeping The Dream Alive *
  12. Bamboo Saloon *
MFQ: Chip Douglas, Cyrus faryar, Henry Diltz, Jerry Yester, Jim Yester
 

1990
MFQ,
Christmas
(Pony Canyon, PCCY-00165)

Produced by MFQ

  1. Oh Come All Ye Faithful
  2. We Three Kings
  3. Joy To The World
  4. Away In A Manager
  5. Angels We Have Heard On High
  6. Adoramus Te Christe *
  7. Carol Of The Bells
  8. This Day In Bethlehem
  9. O Holy Night *
  10. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  11. Hark The Herald Angels Sing
  12. Lo How A Rose E'er Blooming *
  13. Riu Chiu
  14. Silent Night *
* Arranged by Jerry Yester

CD
1998: USA, Folk Era
 

1991
MFQ,
Wolfgang
(Pony Canyon, PCCY-00284)

Produced by MFQ

  1. Reach Out
  2. Village Girl
  3. Across The Universe
  4. Everybody Dance (Ala Turka)
  5. Marianne
  6. Rogues of Watking Glen
  7. Living Treasure
  8. 1, 2, 3 *
  9. What Was It *
  10. If It's Magic *
  11. In The Morning *
  12. Oh The Story *
  13. Out Of Nights *
  14. Love In Return *
  15. I Don't Know *
  16. I Have Loved *
* Arranged and produced by Jerry Yester
Additional vocal "Marianne": Graham Nash
 

1999
The Modern Folk Quartet - MFQ -,
Highway 70
(Polystar PSCW-5094)

Produced by MFQ

  1. Don't Cross The River
  2. Peaceful Easy Feeling *
  3. Dream A Little Dream Of Me
  4. Big Yellow Taxi
  5. Sweet Baby James
  6. Heart Of Gold
  7. Faithless Love *
  8. Old 55 *
  9. Holiday In Mexico
  10. Everybody's Talkin' *
  11. Crying In My Sleep **
  12. Teach Your Children
  13. Highway 70 *
  14. Christmas Eve *
* Arranged by Jerry Yester
** Arranged by Chip Douglas & Jerry Yester

MFQ: Chip Douglas, Jerry Yester, Cyrus faryar,Henry Diltz
Guest: Gerry Beckley
 

2005
Live At The Ice House 1978,
Modern Folk Quartet
(Varese Vintage 302 066 6712)

Collection Produced by Cary E. Mansfield and Jerry Yester

  1. Intro / Stella By Starlight
  2. The Sun Is Like A Big Brass Band
  3. Brooklyn Girl
  4. Johnsonfs Wedding (Sweet amp; Dandy)
  5. Sweet Someone
  6. Bonnie Ship The Diamond / Wind On The Water
  7. Good Time Music
  8. Rendezvous
  9. Tahiti Nui
  10. Little Orley And The Cricket
  11. Moonlight Serenade
  12. Riu Chiu
  13. Dream
  14. Aloha Oe
  15. Little Orley And The Haunted House
  16. This Could The Night
  17. Dream


 

2005
MFQ Live - Archive Series -,
Modern Folk Quartet
(Back in Town records BIT-1001-02)

Produced by MFQ

Disc.1

  1. On And On
  2. Sassafras
  3. September Song
  4. Pupu Kea
  5. Lovely Hula Hands
  6. My Brother Is My Friend
  7. Look For The Silver Lining
  8. Caravan
  9. M-I-C-K-E-Y Ball Game
  10. Laura
  11. Little Orley And The Bubble Gum
  12. Paradise
  13. Royal Hawaiian Hotel
Disc.2
  1. Ooh Did I Miss Her
  2. Brooklyn Girl
  3. Ho'O Kahi Sunday Afternoon
  4. Bali Ha'I
  5. Dance For Me Anna Lee
  6. Careless
  7. Da Da Da Da
  8. The Bells
  9. Seesaw
  10. Don'T You Be So Blue
  11. Hanalei Moon
  12. Fujimura Store
  13. Swing Down Chariot


 

| Original Album| Sound Track | Various Artists |


Movie, TV, Video & Sound Track
 

1963
Video (VHS)Palm Springs Weekend
(Warner Bros. 12008)

Sound Track
Palm Springs Weekend
(Warner Bros. Record WS-1519)


The Modern Folk Quartet appears on 1 track

OX Driver

 

1966
This Could be the Night
- Theme from The Big T.N.T Show (TV '66) -

Produced by Phil Spector


Phil Spector
Back To MONO (1958-1969)
(1991, abkco 7118-2) - 4CD Set-



The Modern Folk Quartet appears on 1 track

This Could be the Night - Recorded 10/1965 -


background vocals on 2 track

The Ronettes: Paradise
The Righteous BroThers: Ebb Tide

 

1985
Video (VHS)
Michael Nesmith in Television Parts
Home Companion
(Pacific Arts Video Records PAVR 526)

* Chow Mein And Bowling
Directed by Alan Myerson,1985
Performed by Michael Nesmith & The MFQ ( Chip Douglas, Jerry Yester, Cyrus Faryar, Henry Diltz )

 
Michael Nesmith,
The Newer Stuff
(Rhino R2 70168)


Compilation 1989
  1. Total Control
  2. Tanya
  3. I'll Remember You
  4. Formosa Diner
  5. Dreamer
  6. Eldorado To The Moon
  7. Tahiti Condo
  8. Chow Mein And Bowling *
  9. Magic
  10. Cruisin'
  11. Light
  12. Carioca
  13. Rio
  14. Casablanca Moonlight




NEZMUZIC
Video (VHS)1989: U.S, Pacific Arts Video PAV 708

  1. Eldorado To The Moon
  2. I'll Remember You
  3. Magic
  4. Chow Mein And Bowling *
  5. Cruisin'
  6. Light
  7. Rio
* Chow Mein And Bowling from "Television Parts Home Companion"
Directed by Alan Myerson,1985
Performed by Michael Nesmith & The MFQ ( Chip Douglas, Jerry Yester, Cyrus Faryar, Henry Diltz )
 

| Original Album | Sound Track | Various Artists |


Various Artists
 

Recorded 10/1965
Phil Spector
Back To MONO (1958-1969)
(1991, abkco 7118-2) - 4CD Set-

The Modern Folk Quartet appears on 1 track

This Could be the Night

background vocals on 2 track

The Ronettes: Paradise
The Righteous BroThers: Ebb Tide

 

Recorded 1966-68
Various Artists,
Penny Arcade - Dunhill Folk Rock Vol.2 -
(1988, Big Beat WIK 77)

Compiled by Brian Hogg

Side 1

  1. The Iguanas - This is What I was Made For
  2. The Grass Roots - Let's Live for Today
  3. Willie & The Wheels - Skateboard Craze
  4. Mamas & Papas - Strange Young Girls
  5. Barry McGuire - This Precious Time
  6. MFQ- Don't You Wonder
  7. Terry Black - How many Guys
  8. Jerry Yester- Ashes Have turned
Side 2
  1. MFQ- Night Time Girl
  2. Thomas Group - Penny Arcade
  3. Hal Blaine - Secret Agent Man
  4. Mamas & papas - No Salt on Her Tail
  5. Barry McGuire - Califonia Dreamin'
  6. The Grass Roots - You're a Lonely Girl
  7. The Lamp of Childhood - No More Running Around
  8. Jerry Yester- I Can Live Without You
 

Recorded 1966
Various Artists,
History of American Pops Vol.2
(1990 Warner/Wea WPCP-3531)

  1. The Cascades - Rhythm of The Rain -
  2. Barry & The Tamerlanes - I Wonder What Sfe's Doing Tonight -
  3. Sonny & Cher - Baby Don't Go -
  4. The Mugwumps - I Don't Wanna Know -
  5. MFQ- Every Minute of Every Day -
  6. Dino, Desi & Billy - I'm A Fool
  7. Harpers Bizarre - The 59th Street Bridge Song(Feelin' Groovy)
  8. The Association - Never My Love
  9. Miriam Makeba - Pata Pata
  10. Noel Harrison - Windmills of Your Mind
  11. Jan & Dean - In The Still of The Nite
  12. Mercy - Love(Can Make You Happy)
  13. Holly MacKerelTo Put Up with You
  14. Paul Williams - So Many People
  15. Kenny Vance - Lookin' for An Echo
  16. The Group - Baby, Baby It's You
 

Recorded 1964
Various Artists,
Troubadours of the Folk Era, Vol. 3
(1990 Rhino R2-70264)

  1. Weavers - Goodnight Irene -
  2. Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley -
  3. Limeliters - Hard Ain't It Hard -
  4. Modern Folk Quartet- Bells -
  5. Rooftop Singers - Walk Right In -
  6. Au Go-Go Singers - Gotta Travel On -
  7. Greenbrair Boys - Stewball -
  8. New Lost City Ramblers - I'll Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms -
  9. Highwaymen -Michael -
  10. Even Dozen Jug Band -Take Your Fingers Off Of It -
  11. Brothers Four - Greenfields -
  12. Springfields -Silver Threads And Golden Needles -
  13. Tarriers -Banana Boat Song -
  14. New Christy Minstrels -Green, Green -
  15. Journeyman - River Come Down -
  16. John Koerner, Spider / Dave Ray, Snaker - Linin' Track -
  17. Big Three - Rider -
  18. Jim Kweskin& The Jug Band - Mobile Line -
 

Recorded 1966-68
Various Artists,
Sound of Summer Showers
(1993 MCA Victor MVCM-387)

Compiled by Yoshiro Nagato

  1. Mamas & Papas - Califonia Dreamin'
  2. MFQ- I Had a Dream Last Night
  3. MFQ- Don't You Wonder
  4. Jerry Yester- Sound of Summer Showers
  5. Jerry Yester- Ashes Have turned
  6. The Critters - Younger Girl
  7. The Critters - Mr. Dieingly Sad
  8. P.F.Sloan - From a Distance
  9. P.F.Sloan - I Fund a Girl
  10. P.F.Sloan - The Sings of a Family
  11. Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction
  12. The Lamp of Childhood - Season of the Witch
  13. Jerry Yester- I Can Live Without You
  14. Jerry Yester- Garden of imagining
  15. MFQ- Night Time Girl
  16. P.F.Sloan - Sunflower, Sunflower
  17. P.F.Sloan - A Melody for You
  18. Terry Black - Ordinary Girl
  19. The Lamp of Childhood - No More Running Around
  20. The Grass Roots - I'd Wait a Million Years
  21. Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
  22. Cuff Links - Tracy
  23. The Critters - Bad Misunderstanding
  24. The Critters - Marryin' Kind of Love
  25. The Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense and Peppermints
  26. Mamas & Papas - Dedicated to the One I Love
  27. Mamas Cass - Dream a Little Dream of Me
  28. Mamas & Papas - Twelve Thirty

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