Ā«CompositionsĀ»
Recorded and released works of Alan Merrill
All songs composed solely by Alan Merrill unless otherwise indicated.
1971
1-"Policy"
2-"Please Let Me Love You"
3-"Know Yourself"
4-"Ferris Wheel"
5-"Tranquility"
6-"Everyday All Night Stand"
7-"Starstruck"
8-"Knot Tier"
9-"First Love"
10-"Movies"
11-"Crazy Lady"
Above titles published by ALFA Music / Tokyo
Released as the LP "Merrill 1" on Denon-Columbia Records
CD 7025 Z
12-"Meantime Of The Year"
13-"Of The People"
14-"In The Morning"
15-"Long Road Home"
Above titles published by Ti Te Ta Music / Tokyo
All songs co-written with Kamayatsu Hiroshi
Released as an LP by Hiroshi Kamayatsu
Title "Father and Mad Son".
16-"I Said He Said She Said"
Song published by ALFA Music
Released as an LP by Miki Curtis on Vertigo Records FX 8602
This song was co-written with Miki Curtis

1972
17-"Automatic Pilot"
18-"Billy Mars"
19-"Terminal City"
20-"Sands Of Time"
21-"Pontiac Pan"
22-"Diamonds To Dungarees"
23-"Monitor"
24-"Vacuum Girl"
25-"Scratchin'"
Songs published by EMI Publishing /Japan
Released as an LP by the group VODKA COLLINS
on EMI-Toshiba Records ETP 8274
#20)- also recorded by the group The Grand on EMI Records/ Japan
Co-writer on songs 17 & 20- Hiroshi Oguchi

1973-75
26) "We Can Make it together"
27) "Movin' Next Door To You"
28) "Diesel Locomotive Dancer"
29) "I Love Rock n Roll"
30) "My World Is Turning On Love"
31) "First Hit"
32) "What's Come Between Us"
33) "Don't Worry 'Bout Love"
34) "Feelin' This Way"
35) "Love Is Easy"
All songs co-written with Jake Hooker
except #34 co-written with Jake Hooker and Paul Varley
Recorded by The Arrows on RAK Records Ltd. U.K.
Published by RAK Publishing Ltd.

1976
36) "Love Rider"
37) "Faith In You"
38) "Bring Back The Fire"
39) " Goodbye's Don't Bother Me"
39) "Dare You Not To Dance"
Performed on the Arrows weekly TV series on Granada U.K.
Co-written with Jake Hooker and Terry Taylor

1978
40) "Rock 'n Roll Soldiers"
41) "Sooner Than Later"
42) "Foolin' Myself"
43) "Gone Too Long"
Recorded and released by Runner on Island Records ILPS 9536
# 41 Co-written with Steve Gould and Mick Feat
#42 & 43 Co-written with Steve Gould
Published by ATV Music Ltd.

1979
44) "When The Night Comes"
REcorded by Lou Rawls on Epic Records
Recorded by Catherine Howe on Arista Records
Recorded by Ramon Bugatti on Motor Records
Published by ATV Music Ltd.
45) "A Love Like Ours"
Recorded by Mika Ohashi on Phillips Records
Recorded by Helen Merrill on Teichiku Records
Co-written with Terry Taylor
Published by ATV Music
46) "Ecstasy"
Recorded by Steve Flanagan on Legion Records
co-written with Terry Taylor
Published by ATV Music
47) "Love Express" Recorded by The George Collis Band
on Ariola Records
Later recorded by Rick Derringer on JEM Records, and Alan Merrill
on Polydor Records
co-written with Terry taylor, Published by ATV Music Ltd.

1980
48) "White Heat"
49) "Lesson Learned"
50) "Shake Me"
Recorded by Rick Derringer on Good Dirty Fun album on Jem Records
#49 co-written with Rick Derringer, #50 with Jake Hooker

1982
51) "I Love Rocky Road"
Recorded by Wierd Al
52) "I Love Funk 'n Roll"
Recorded by the Family Players
#51 & 52 co-written with Jake Hooker

1984-85
53) "She Rocks Me"
54) "Hard Hearted Woman"
55) "Keep On Comin'"
56) "Cold Cold September"
57) "Rock Me In Rhythm"
58) "N.Y. City"
59) "Rain Chasing Dreams"
60) "Freewheeler"
61) "Always Another Train"
62) "Rock On You"
Recorded by Alan Merrill, solo album on Polydor Records 823 577 I YI
#58 & 60 co-written with Terry Taylor
# 61 co-written with Jake Hooker and Terry Taylor
Published by ATV Music Ltd. and Tugboat Music Ltd.

1988-89
63) "Who Done It"
Recorded by Alan Merrill on MEC Records
Published by Tugboat Music
Theme song of Encyclopedia Brown/ HBO TV Series
64) "Last Tango In Idaville"
"b" side of the 45 RPM single record "Who Done It".
65) "Season Of Our Love"
Recorded by Helen Merrill with the Modern Jazz Quartet
Published by MJQ Music

1990's
Songs recorded by the band Vodka Collins
66) "Timeless Lover"
67) "Miss Cadillac"
68) "Can't Buy A Thrill"
69) "Let's Get Drunk"
70) "Pink Soup"
71) "Theo"
72) "Les Animaux De Partay"
73) "It Hurts"
74) "Motive Confusion"
75) "Is This Chuck Berry"
76) "Church On Devil's Ground"
77) "Feet" (All Around The World)
78) "Tumbleweed"
79) "Boys In The Band"
80) "W.O.W"
81) "Roppongi Roppongi"
82) "Skying"
83) "C'est No More"
84) "Sorry"
85) "Bitches For Breakfast"
86) "Passion And Emotion
87) "Miss Prettyface"
88) "Possession Obsession
89) "So Deep"
90) "See You Comin'"
91) "Bridge To The Moon"
92) "Instant Gratification"
93) "Foreign Prince Of Tokyo"
94) "Knife"
All songs published by Tugboat Music
These songs appear on the albums -"Chemical Reaction "(Polystar), "Pink Soup"
(Tower/Bounce), ""Boy's Life" (VoCo Records).
95) "I Like My Music Loud"
Recorded by Skull
96) "Give All The Children Christmas"
Recorded by Chuck Jackson
97) "Holiday Heroes"
Recorded by Felix Cavaliere
# 94-96, co-writers Jon and Sally Tiven
Recorded with the John Tivin Group
* also recorded by Troy Turner
also recorded by Frddie Scott
98) "Protection" * / **
99) "Second Hand Paradise" **
100) "You Showed Your Hand"
101) "Yes I Ram"
102) "Brand New Man" **
Songs appearing on the albums "Blue Guru", and "Yes I Ram".
#97-99 co-written Jon and Sally Tiven
# 100, co-written with Teenie Hodges, Jon and Sally Tiven
# 101, co-written with Don Covay, Jon and Sally Tiven
103) "Ich Find Schlager Toll"
Recorded by Guildo Horn on Spin-EMI Records/Germany
104) "Everybody Get Up"
Recorded by FIVE on BMG records
105) "I Love Hip Hop"
Recorded by Dragon Ash on Victor Records

2002
Recorded by Alan Merrill solo on the album- Cupid Deranged.
106) "Like Heaven"
107) "8MM"
108) "Action To Reaction"
109) " You Don't Know What You Want"
110) "Dead End Zone"
111) "Wait For It"
112) "TNTeenager"
113) "Radio"
114) "Move It"
115) "Miles Away"
Songs appearing The Arrows and Friends -Tawny Tracks
on Geltoob records-
(#116-#117, co-written with Bill Wyman and Terry Taylor)
116) Baby Doll
117) At The Candy Shop
(#118 &120, co-written with Terry Taylor)
(#119, 122, co-written with Terry Taylor and Allen David)
118) Horny Lips
119) Cheating Woman
120) Rock N Roll Hotel
(#121 co-written with Dallas Taylor)
121) International Gypsy Lovers
122) French Cheating Woman
(#123, 124, co-written with Terry Taylor)
123) Motor Running
124) Driving All Night
(#125, co-written with Tetsu Yamauchi and Paul Varley)
(#126, 127, co-written with Tetsu Yamauchi)
125) Basing Street Leslie
126) Come On, Come On, Baby
127) Somebody To Love
128) Feel So Good

2004-05
Songs appearing on the 2004 solo CD "Aleecat" on MEC Records
129) Everytime she comes around
130) IIlusion
131) Trisha Uptown
132) No Speed Limit
133) Lost In Lust
134) Somebody Special
135) Next Time
136) Phoenix and the Renegade
137) Saxozone
138) Nothing To Lose
139) Woman Come On Home
140) Mind On The Road ( Recorded by Rev Run - 2005)

2006+
Songs appearing on the 2006 re-issue "Merrill 1" (bonus tracks)
141) Jacqueline
142) Long Hard Road
143) The Drifter
144) Long Shot (Bonus track on the 2006 CD "At The Candy Shop")
145) Only 19 (Bonus track on the 2007 maxi single "Rive Gauche ")
146) It's A Hard Road ( track on the 2008 maxi single "Hard Road")
147) Out On The Line (track on the 2008 CD "The Aleecat, Live In Japan")
148) Nothing Ever Happens ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
149) Whole World Rock ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
150) Helium Hag ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
151) Numbers ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
152) The Sound Of Jets ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
153) Snakes and Ladders (title track on the 2012 CD "Snakes and Ladders")
154) Me. You ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
155) Restless Soul ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
156) Fire In A Wax Museum ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
157) Cat's Eye Moon ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
158) Season Of Our Love (track on the 2013 album "Songer Singwriter")
159) Lift In Your Life (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
160) Straight To My Heart (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
161) Who In The World (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
162) Let "Em Roll (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
163) Waiting (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
164) Heaven n Hell (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
165) Number One (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
166) Child Of The Night
(All songs below on the "Demo Graphic" album 2016)
167) Intensive Care
168) Happiness Is Money
169) Married
170) Princess Of Pain
171) John Key Hill
172) The End Of The Night
173) Don't Give Up On The Feeling
174) In The Eyes
175) Too Shy
176) Struck By Lightning
177) Right Here Tonight
178) Making Up My Mind
179) Slipaway
180) Party Girl
181) I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love
182) Stop!
183) Chippewa Woman
184) Devil's Day
Alan
1971
1-"Policy"
2-"Please Let Me Love You"
3-"Know Yourself"
4-"Ferris Wheel"
5-"Tranquility"
6-"Everyday All Night Stand"
7-"Starstruck"
8-"Knot Tier"
9-"First Love"
10-"Movies"
11-"Crazy Lady"
Above titles published by ALFA Music / Tokyo
Released as the LP "Merrill 1" on Denon-Columbia Records
CD 7025 Z
12-"Meantime Of The Year"
13-"Of The People"
14-"In The Morning"
15-"Long Road Home"
Above titles published by Ti Te Ta Music / Tokyo
All songs co-written with Kamayatsu Hiroshi
Released as an LP by Hiroshi Kamayatsu
Title "Father and Mad Son".
16-"I Said He Said She Said"
Song published by ALFA Music
Released as an LP by Miki Curtis on Vertigo Records FX 8602
This song was co-written with Miki Curtis

1972
17-"Automatic Pilot"
18-"Billy Mars"
19-"Terminal City"
20-"Sands Of Time"
21-"Pontiac Pan"
22-"Diamonds To Dungarees"
23-"Monitor"
24-"Vacuum Girl"
25-"Scratchin'"
Songs published by EMI Publishing /Japan
Released as an LP by the group VODKA COLLINS
on EMI-Toshiba Records ETP 8274
#20)- also recorded by the group The Grand on EMI Records/ Japan
Co-writer on songs 17 & 20- Hiroshi Oguchi

1973-75
26) "We Can Make it together"
27) "Movin' Next Door To You"
28) "Diesel Locomotive Dancer"
29) "I Love Rock n Roll"
30) "My World Is Turning On Love"
31) "First Hit"
32) "What's Come Between Us"
33) "Don't Worry 'Bout Love"
34) "Feelin' This Way"
35) "Love Is Easy"
All songs co-written with Jake Hooker
except #34 co-written with Jake Hooker and Paul Varley
Recorded by The Arrows on RAK Records Ltd. U.K.
Published by RAK Publishing Ltd.

1976
36) "Love Rider"
37) "Faith In You"
38) "Bring Back The Fire"
39) " Goodbye's Don't Bother Me"
39) "Dare You Not To Dance"
Performed on the Arrows weekly TV series on Granada U.K.
Co-written with Jake Hooker and Terry Taylor

1978
40) "Rock 'n Roll Soldiers"
41) "Sooner Than Later"
42) "Foolin' Myself"
43) "Gone Too Long"
Recorded and released by Runner on Island Records ILPS 9536
# 41 Co-written with Steve Gould and Mick Feat
#42 & 43 Co-written with Steve Gould
Published by ATV Music Ltd.

1979
44) "When The Night Comes"
REcorded by Lou Rawls on Epic Records
Recorded by Catherine Howe on Arista Records
Recorded by Ramon Bugatti on Motor Records
Published by ATV Music Ltd.
45) "A Love Like Ours"
Recorded by Mika Ohashi on Phillips Records
Recorded by Helen Merrill on Teichiku Records
Co-written with Terry Taylor
Published by ATV Music
46) "Ecstasy"
Recorded by Steve Flanagan on Legion Records
co-written with Terry Taylor
Published by ATV Music
47) "Love Express" Recorded by The George Collis Band
on Ariola Records
Later recorded by Rick Derringer on JEM Records, and Alan Merrill
on Polydor Records
co-written with Terry taylor, Published by ATV Music Ltd.

1980
48) "White Heat"
49) "Lesson Learned"
50) "Shake Me"
Recorded by Rick Derringer on Good Dirty Fun album on Jem Records
#49 co-written with Rick Derringer, #50 with Jake Hooker

1982
51) "I Love Rocky Road"
Recorded by Wierd Al
52) "I Love Funk 'n Roll"
Recorded by the Family Players
#51 & 52 co-written with Jake Hooker

1984-85
53) "She Rocks Me"
54) "Hard Hearted Woman"
55) "Keep On Comin'"
56) "Cold Cold September"
57) "Rock Me In Rhythm"
58) "N.Y. City"
59) "Rain Chasing Dreams"
60) "Freewheeler"
61) "Always Another Train"
62) "Rock On You"
Recorded by Alan Merrill, solo album on Polydor Records 823 577 I YI
#58 & 60 co-written with Terry Taylor
# 61 co-written with Jake Hooker and Terry Taylor
Published by ATV Music Ltd. and Tugboat Music Ltd.

1988-89
63) "Who Done It"
Recorded by Alan Merrill on MEC Records
Published by Tugboat Music
Theme song of Encyclopedia Brown/ HBO TV Series
64) "Last Tango In Idaville"
"b" side of the 45 RPM single record "Who Done It".
65) "Season Of Our Love"
Recorded by Helen Merrill with the Modern Jazz Quartet
Published by MJQ Music

1990's
Songs recorded by the band Vodka Collins
66) "Timeless Lover"
67) "Miss Cadillac"
68) "Can't Buy A Thrill"
69) "Let's Get Drunk"
70) "Pink Soup"
71) "Theo"
72) "Les Animaux De Partay"
73) "It Hurts"
74) "Motive Confusion"
75) "Is This Chuck Berry"
76) "Church On Devil's Ground"
77) "Feet" (All Around The World)
78) "Tumbleweed"
79) "Boys In The Band"
80) "W.O.W"
81) "Roppongi Roppongi"
82) "Skying"
83) "C'est No More"
84) "Sorry"
85) "Bitches For Breakfast"
86) "Passion And Emotion
87) "Miss Prettyface"
88) "Possession Obsession
89) "So Deep"
90) "See You Comin'"
91) "Bridge To The Moon"
92) "Instant Gratification"
93) "Foreign Prince Of Tokyo"
94) "Knife"
All songs published by Tugboat Music
These songs appear on the albums -"Chemical Reaction "(Polystar), "Pink Soup"
(Tower/Bounce), ""Boy's Life" (VoCo Records).
95) "I Like My Music Loud"
Recorded by Skull
96) "Give All The Children Christmas"
Recorded by Chuck Jackson
97) "Holiday Heroes"
Recorded by Felix Cavaliere
# 94-96, co-writers Jon and Sally Tiven
Recorded with the John Tivin Group
* also recorded by Troy Turner
also recorded by Frddie Scott
98) "Protection" * / **
99) "Second Hand Paradise" **
100) "You Showed Your Hand"
101) "Yes I Ram"
102) "Brand New Man" **
Songs appearing on the albums "Blue Guru", and "Yes I Ram".
#97-99 co-written Jon and Sally Tiven
# 100, co-written with Teenie Hodges, Jon and Sally Tiven
# 101, co-written with Don Covay, Jon and Sally Tiven
103) "Ich Find Schlager Toll"
Recorded by Guildo Horn on Spin-EMI Records/Germany
104) "Everybody Get Up"
Recorded by FIVE on BMG records
105) "I Love Hip Hop"
Recorded by Dragon Ash on Victor Records

2002
Recorded by Alan Merrill solo on the album- Cupid Deranged.
106) "Like Heaven"
107) "8MM"
108) "Action To Reaction"
109) " You Don't Know What You Want"
110) "Dead End Zone"
111) "Wait For It"
112) "TNTeenager"
113) "Radio"
114) "Move It"
115) "Miles Away"
Songs appearing The Arrows and Friends -Tawny Tracks
on Geltoob records-
(#116-#117, co-written with Bill Wyman and Terry Taylor)
116) Baby Doll
117) At The Candy Shop
(#118 &120, co-written with Terry Taylor)
(#119, 122, co-written with Terry Taylor and Allen David)
118) Horny Lips
119) Cheating Woman
120) Rock N Roll Hotel
(#121 co-written with Dallas Taylor)
121) International Gypsy Lovers
122) French Cheating Woman
(#123, 124, co-written with Terry Taylor)
123) Motor Running
124) Driving All Night
(#125, co-written with Tetsu Yamauchi and Paul Varley)
(#126, 127, co-written with Tetsu Yamauchi)
125) Basing Street Leslie
126) Come On, Come On, Baby
127) Somebody To Love
128) Feel So Good

2004-05
Songs appearing on the 2004 solo CD "Aleecat" on MEC Records
129) Everytime she comes around
130) IIlusion
131) Trisha Uptown
132) No Speed Limit
133) Lost In Lust
134) Somebody Special
135) Next Time
136) Phoenix and the Renegade
137) Saxozone
138) Nothing To Lose
139) Woman Come On Home
140) Mind On The Road ( Recorded by Rev Run - 2005)

2006+
Songs appearing on the 2006 re-issue "Merrill 1" (bonus tracks)
141) Jacqueline
142) Long Hard Road
143) The Drifter
144) Long Shot (Bonus track on the 2006 CD "At The Candy Shop")
145) Only 19 (Bonus track on the 2007 maxi single "Rive Gauche ")
146) It's A Hard Road ( track on the 2008 maxi single "Hard Road")
147) Out On The Line (track on the 2008 CD "The Aleecat, Live In Japan")
148) Nothing Ever Happens ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
149) Whole World Rock ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
150) Helium Hag ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
151) Numbers ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
152) The Sound Of Jets ( track on the 2011 album "Numbers")
153) Snakes and Ladders (title track on the 2012 CD "Snakes and Ladders")
154) Me, You ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
155) Restless Soul ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
156) Fire In A Wax Museum ( on albums "Snakes and Ladders" and "Demo Graphic")
157) Cat's Eye Moon ( track on the 2012 album "Snakes and Ladders")
158) Season Of Our Love (track on the 2013 album "Songer Singwriter")
159) Lift In Your Life (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
160) Straight To My Heart (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
161) Who In The World (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
162) Let "Em Roll (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
163) Waiting (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
164) Heaven n Hell (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
165) Number One (track on the 2013 CD "Songer Singwriter")
166) Child Of The Night (All songs below on the "Demo Graphic" album 2016
167) Intensive Care
168) Happiness Is Money
169) Married
170) Princess Of Pain
171) John Key Hill
172) The End Of The Night
173) Don't Give Up On The Feeling
174) In The Eyes
175) Too Shy
176) Struck By Lightning
177) Right Here Tonight
178) Making Up My Mind
179) Slipaway
180) Party Girl
181) I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love
182) Stop!
183) Chippewa Woman
184) Devil's Day

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