The Square Set

Square Set and Mercia Love


Discography:

    Albums

  • Silence Is Golden, Continental, ZB 8167, 1967

    album

    Tracks: Silence is golden [Whitmill]/ That's what I want [Singer]/ Every little bit hurts/ California dreaming/ Somebody help me/ River deep mountain high/ Hi lili hi lo/ Call me/ It's a man's world/ I knew I'd want you/ Come on [Moffat]/ Message understood

  • Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever, Gallotone, GALP 1573, 1968

    album

    Tracks: Loving you is sweeter than ever/ It's all over now baby blue/ To love somebody/ I can't turn you loose/ I just don't know what to do with myself/ Have mercy on me/ Something you got/ Georgia on my mind/ Saturday's child/ Standing by/ Ain't that peculiar/ Night then comes morning [Whitmill]

  • That's What I Want, Continental, SZB 8221, 1969

    album

    Tracks: That's what I want/ It's a man's world/ Have mercy on me/ Message understood/ Something you got/ Silence is golden [Whitmill]/ To love somebody/ Standing by/ I can't turn you loose/ California dreaming/ Georgia on my mind

  • Alan Price Set, The House That Jack Built, Decca, LK 4839, 1967

    album

    The Square Set recorded cover versions of the following album tracks : Mercy, mercy/ Loving you is sweeter than ever/ I can't turn you loose/ Critics choice/ Hi-lili, hi-lo

  • Those Many Feelings, Gallo, SGALP 1657, 1972

    album

    Tracks: Boys and girls together/ Friends/ That's why [Whitmill-Klinkhamer]/ Quo vadis [Klinkhamer]/ Walkin' on the water/ Fire and rain/ Those many feelings [Klinkhamer]

    Compilation Albums

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

    album

    Track: Silence is golden

  • 24 Golden Oldies, Gallo, DGL 721/2, 1983

    album

    Track: Silence is golden

  • 24 Golden Oldies, Gallo, DGL 741/2, 1983

    album

    Track: Silence is golden

  • The History Of Rock, The South African Connection, Teal, HRLSA 100, 1987

    album

    Track: Silence is golden

  • The History Of Rock, "The Best Of", Teal, DGL 981/ 2, 1989

    album

    Track: Silence is golden

  • The Best Of South African Pop, 3CD Box Set (CD two), Gallo, CDSA Pop 2, 1993

    cd

    Track: Silence is golden

  • The Best Of South African Pop, Vol 2 (First Edition), Gallo, CDGMP 40486 Z, 1994

    cd

    Track: Silence is golden

  • The Best SA Pop, Vol 2 (2nd Edition), Gallo,
    CDGMPD 40486 V, Sept 1997

    cd

    Track: Silence is golden

    Seven Singles:

  • Silence is golden [Whitmill]/ It's a man's world, Continental, PD 9222, 1967

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    Note: The Square Set version was an original composition and not a cover version of the two records on display below. Silence is golden reached #3 on Springbok's Top 20 in August 1967

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  • Carol Corina [Whitmill]/ "U" [Klinkhamer/ Moffat], Continental, PD 9284, 1967

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    Note: Carol Corina peaked at #15 on the Springbok charts in December 1967

  • Loving you is sweeter than ever/ Georgia (on my mind), Continental, PD 9348, 1968

    seven single

  • That's what I want [Ronnie Singer]/ Come on [Keith Moffat], Jazzville, SL. 5, 1968

    seven single

  • Royalty Statement for Sales In Portugal

    statement

  • Have mercy on me/ Get me some help
    (Neville Whitmill solo), PD 9773, 1971
  • That's why [Klinkhamer-Whitmill]/ Gone those days [Klinkhamer], Gallo, PD. 9796, 1971
  • Silence is golden/ One more tear, one more heartache
    (Neville Whitmill solo), PD 9982, 1974

Band Members:

  • Neville Whitmill, vocals left October 1968, rejoined 1972
  • Keith Moffat, drums on first album
  • Derek Marks, bass left October 1968
  • Mercia Love, vocals joined Nov 1967

    Derek and Mercia on stage

  • Nol Klinkhamer, organ left October 1968, rejoined 1972
  • Don Robertson, drums, left September 1967,
    ex Gene Rockwell and the Falcons


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  • Malcolm Postlethwaite, drums, joined September 1967

    Malcolm Postlethwaite

  • Mike Faure, sax 1968

    album

    Note: Mike Faure was a member of Roots who recorded
    "Live at the Roxy", TRC, TOP 400, 1983

  • Johnny Boshoff, bass 1972
  • Tony Moore, drums 1972

    album

    Note: Boshoff and Moore played on the Des and Dawn Lindberg album "Pippin", Satbel, BELL 23006, 1975

Webpages:

Literature:

  • Teenage Personality, pp 3-6, 20 July 1967
  • Teenage Personality, pp 3-7, 23 November 1967

All info supplied by Tertius Louw, Derek Marks ex the Square Set and Barry Cutler ex the Settlers, August 2002


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