Views: 28,592
Comments: 22
Posted: 2009 08-28


Artist or Show

You are not currently tracking Move

this artist

You are not currently tracking Beat-Club

this show


Artist Vitals
Total Clips10
Active Streams4
Missing Streams6
Commercially Available7
Artist RP RankingN/A
If you are a copyright holder of this video and believe that this content infringes your intellectual property rights, please submit a Notice of Claimed Infringement.


This video is provided and hosted from a third-party server. RockPeaks is not responsible for any activities originating with such third-party server. If you believe this linked content infringes your intellectual property rights, please click the flag icon above and follow the instructions.

YouTube Uploader: HearTheGrassGrow

Beat Club 1968

Retrieved from Wikipedia:
Wild Tiger Woman on Wikipedia
"Wild Tiger Woman"
Wild Tiger Woman.jpg
Single by The Move
ReleasedAugust 1968
Format7" single
Recorded21 March 1968, at Olympic Studios, London
GenreBlues rock
LabelRegal Zonophone
Writer(s)Roy Wood
Producer(s)Denny Cordell
The Move singles chronology

"Wild Tiger Woman" is a song recorded by The Move, and as with all the other A-sides of their singles, written by Roy Wood. It was much heavier than their usual style, bearing the unmistakable influence of Jimi Hendrix, whom the group greatly admired and had often played on the same bill with. Session musician Nicky Hopkins played piano.

According to Trevor Burton, the group's bass guitarist, "It had the heavier rock'n'roll sound we should have been playing all along, and I really thought it was on its way to the very top."[1]

Unlike their first four singles, which had all reached the UK top five, it did not even make the Top 40. A factor in this failure to chart may have lay in the lyrics which included the line "tied to the bed, she's waiting to be fed", which attracted the displeasure of the "fun police" at the BBC and led to the single being banned from Radio 1.

Its failure was a disappointment to the rest of the group, who conceded that it had been something of a mistake, and that the more melodic B-side, "Omnibus", would have been a more suitable A-side instead. They announced that they would probably disband if their subsequent single did likewise. The song that they chose for it, Blackberry Way, became a number 1 hit, however, and so the group did not disband.


  1. ^ Shazam, 2007 CD reissue, booklet notes.

Complete Video List

Sort By:
          Enter your Rock Peaks username.
          Enter the password that accompanies your username.
          Forgot Password?

          Not a Member Yet?


          It's Free!