Little Games

Little Games is a 1967 album by English rock band the Yardbirds. The album was recorded between March and May 1967, at Olympic Studios, Barnes, London, and De Lane Lea, Soho, London. It was released by Epic Records on 10 July 1967 in the United States.

Little Games front cover

Track list

          Side one

  1. 'Little Games' (Harold Spiro, Phil Wainman) - 2.23
  2. 'Smile on Me' (Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf) - 3.17
  3. 'White Summer' (Jimmy Page) - 3.49
  4. 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor' (Jimmy Page, Jim McCarty) - 2.41
  5. 'Glimpses' (Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf) - 4.20

          Side two

  1. 'Drinking Muddy Water' (Chris Dreja, Jim McCarty, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf) - 2.50
  2. 'No Excess Baggage' (Roger Atkins, Carl D'Errico) - 2.31
  3. 'Stealing Stealing' (Gus Cannon) - 2.26
  4. 'Only the Black Rose' (Keith Relf) - 2.48
  5. 'Little Soldier Boy' (Jim McCarty, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf) - 2.32

Credits

Musicians:

  • Keith Relf – vocals, harmonica, percussion
  • Jimmy Page – guitars
  • Chris Dreja – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jim McCarty – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • John Paul Jones – bass guitar on 'Goodnight Sweet Josephine' and 'No Excess Baggage', bass and cello arrangement on 'Little Games', bass and orchestral arrangement on 'Ten Little Indians'
  • Clem Cattini – drums on 'Ten Little Indians' and 'Goodnight Sweet Josephine'
  • Chris Karan – tabla on 'White Summer'
  • Brian Jones – oboe on 'White Summer' [uncredited]
  • Ian Stewart – piano on 'Drinking Muddy Water'
  • Nicky Hopkins – keyboards on 'Goodnight Sweet Josephine'
  • Bobby Gregg – drums on 'Little Games'
  • Joe Macho – bass on 'Ha Ha Said the Clown'
  • Rick Nielsen – organ on 'Ha Ha Said the Clown'
  • Dougie Wright – drums on 'Little Games'

Production:

  • Mickie Most – producer

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