The fact that they 'were there' first, doesnt mean that they are the original. The original members are the ones that were on their first record.
They actually were on the first records, they weren't on the first album.
"November Rain" AKA "Sweet Lorraine"
"Reckless Life" AKA "Wreckless Life"*
"Anything Goes" AKA "My Way Your Way"*
"Shadow Of Your Love" *
(* These came before even the Guns N' Roses Tracci Gunns version line-up)