Unreleased
Material

These are songs Michael is known to have performed during his professional career, but for various reasons did not record for commercial release. Most are preserved in rough demo tapes and/or live bootleg tapes, and may be added here as they are restored. See Solo Albums for more about Michael’s commercially released music.

Unreleased Originals
(Instrumental):

Adrianne (c. 1973)
Outside Cabin 11 (c. 1973)
Sittin’ on the Porch (c. 197?)

Unreleased Originals
(Vocal):

1-900-ILUV-YOU (c. 1988)
24 Years Have Slid Away (c. 197?)
About You (c. 1977)
Back in Oklahoma (c. 1976)
Back to the Boyhood (c. 1976)
Dancing in the Back Seat (c. 1984)
Death to Distraction (music by MH, lyrics by Moon Zappa, c. 1994)
Dessert is Not For Free (c. 197?)
Donnie (c. 197?)
Extend Them All (c. 197?)
Face Value (c. 1978)
Flying Near the Ground (c. 1978)
Free Swinging’ Soul (in 7/8-time w/ doumbek, c. 1994)
Headlong in Love (c. 1990, co-written with Don Record)
I Believe In You (c. 1987)
I Wish I Was a Cowboy (c. 1975)
Larry’s Treasure Chest (c. 1977)
Laser Love (c. 1978)
Love Lingers On (c. 1977)
Missile Command (c. 1978)
Muted (c. 1975)
On the Block (c. 1977, a.k.a. Down on the Block)
Orphan from Baltimore (c. 1977)
Plaza (c. 1978)
Reason for Waiting (c. 1978)
Reservation (c. 197?)
Rhythm of Fiction (c. 1991)
Security Force (c. 1988)
Switch Hitter (c. 1977)
The Last Sad Song (c. 1978)
The Locker Room (c. 1978)
The Sailboat Ride (c. 197?)
Vital Signs (c. 1979)
You Don’t Have to Buy (c. 1976)

Unreleased Covers:

A Day In The Life (Beatles)
Almost Cut My Hair (David Crosby)
A Man Needs a Maid (Neil Young)
Blackbird (Beatles)
Bourée (J. S. Bach, arr. Jethro Tull)
Buffalo Stance (Neneh Cheri)
Can We Still Be Friends? (Todd Rundgren)
Captain Kennedy (Neil Young)
Cinnamon Girl (Neil Young)
Close Your Eyes (James Taylor)
Come Talk to Me (Peter Gabriel)
Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd)
The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill (Beatles)
Don’t Think Twice (Dylan)
Down By The River (Neil Young)
Eminence Front (The Who)
Feelin’ All Right (Dave Mason)
For Free (Joni Mitchell)
Get It Up (AC/DC)
Heart of Gold (Neil Young)
Helpless (Neil Young)
I Can’t Get No (Satisfaction) (Stones)
I Don’t Live Today (Jimi Hendrix)
I’m Into Something Good (Herman’s Hermits)
I Misunderstood (Richard Thompson)
Jumpin’ Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones)
Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)
Lucky Star (Madonna)
May You Never (John Martyn)
Money, That’s What I Want (everyone)
Mother Nature’s Son (The Beatles)
New Mama (Neil Young)
No Expectations (The Rolling Stones)
Old Man (Neil Young)
Rock’n’Roll Part 2 (The Hey Song) (Gary Glitter)
Rock’n’Roll Star (The Byrds)
Rocky Raccoon (Beatles)
She Drives Me Crazy (Fine Young Canibals)
Spider John (Willis A. Ramsey)
Stranger in Me (Jim Page)
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (CSNY)
Syrinx (Claude Debussy)
The Ballad of Pancho and Lefty (Townes Van Zandt)
The Needle and The Damage Done (Neil Young)
Watermelon Man (Willis A. Ramsey)
When You Dance I Can Really Love (Neil Young)
Where Will the Children Play? (Cat Stevens)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (George Harrison)
Wicked Messenger (Bob Dylan)
Wondering Where the Lions Are (Bruce Cockburn)
Yesterday (Lennon/McCartney)
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away (Beatles)