Written by:

 The Fall

Initial Release:

 Totale's Turns (It's Now Or Never), Rough Trade ROUGH10 (recorded live. Palm Grove, Bradford, 29 February 1980)

Date:

 5 May 1980

Subsequent Releases:

Totale's Turns (various reissues):
Dojo Records, DOJOCD83 CD; 21 November 1992
Castle, CLACD391 CD; 8 November 1993
Castle/Essential, ESMCD638 CD; 27 June 1998
Castle, CMRCD882 CD; 15 March 2004
Live In London 1980, Castle, CMRCD1005 CD; 27 September 2004 (recorded live in London, November 1980)

The Collection. Castle, CCSCD365 CD; CCSMC365 cassette; March 1993
(re-released on Earmark, EM307 LP; 12 September 2005

Official Live Recordings: 

as per initial release 

Group on initial recording:

 Mark E Smith - vocals: Craig Scanlon - guitar; Steve Hanley - bass; Marc Riley - guitar; Mike Leigh - drums

First Played Live:

 12 November 1979 Preston

Last Played Live:

 21 February 1981 Liverpool

Number of known times played:

 9

Commentary:

Snippets from the song can be heard in Putta Block (where reference is made to "Bill Haley records". It's one of those Fall tracks which is only commercially available in live versions.


Cary Grant was married five times, in 1935, 1942, 1949. 1965 and, most interesting for pre-cog specialists, on April 11 1981, about 18 months after the song was first played in concert.