Go down
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:02 pm
Mr. K wrote:This was my very last post at our previous home:

Manfred Mann's first single was a moody instrumental which failed to chart.

Funny you should bring up Manfred Mann. Myself and my Dad were talking to a friend about the MM concert we attended back in 2012 or 2013 this weekend just gone! My Dad was let down because they didn't play "Joybringer". Laughing

_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:47 pm
Cool Cool Water wrote:
Mr. K wrote:This was my very last post at our previous home:

Manfred Mann's first single was a moody instrumental which failed to chart.

Funny you should bring up Manfred Mann. Myself and my Dad were talking to a friend about the MM concert we attended back in 2012 or 2013 this weekend just gone! My Dad was let down because they didn't play "Joybringer". Laughing

That story sounds familiar. Of course, I can't check now whether I really did read it at our previous abode, haha.

Still on the twin subjects of MM and our previous abode,  I launched a topic there devoted to their fantastic debut album The Five Faces of Manfred Mann as individual tracks. And lo and behold, the full album is now up on YouTube. Enjoy!



Curiously, the album cover in the video is of the wimpy US version!

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
BobLucas
BobLucas
Admin
Admin
Posts : 84
Reputation : 2
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 28
Location : Somewhere In England
http://thebeachboysforum.forumotion.com

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:17 pm
Ever have an album you have never heard, finally get to it and wonder how you lasted so long without getting it?

"Ogden's Nut Gone Flake" is that album for me. I hadn't heard it until quite late last year! This is my favourite from the LP..


_________________
<Something witty so I can see if signatures are visible>
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:51 pm
BobLucas wrote:Ever have an album you have never heard, finally get to it and wonder how you lasted so long without getting it?

"Ogden's Nut Gone Flake" is that album for me. I hadn't heard it until quite late last year! This is my favourite from the LP..

I remember coming home sometime in mid '68 and hearing these strings blasting out of the
bedroom window. It was the title track of Ogden's, which my brother had bought that day.

Doesn't "Rene" have a false fade? Lovely song, fantastic album.

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
DarkGothicQueen
DarkGothicQueen
Moderator
Moderator
Posts : 374
Reputation : 5
Join date : 2018-01-07
Location : Gothica

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:53 am
This track popped into my head this morning.

Track: 'California Sun'---The Rivieras


_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age A8ad6f8a7b88aabca82f2935fd7a63b5
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:56 pm
CherokeeRose wrote:This track popped into my head this morning.

Track: 'California Sun'---The Rivieras

I love that song!

Listening to one of the French radio stations back in 1968, waiting for a decent US song
through all the French shit, I kept hearing this organ-fuelled exception to the rule. All I knew
of it were the words "le château", which I assumed were the title. Oddly, French friends of
mine couldn't help me. It took more than four decades to get there, mainly by trial-and-error
googling. It is in fact called "Le bal des laze" and it's sung by French superstar Michel
Polnareff, one of the acts to open for the Boys in Paris in late 1966 (thanks be to AGD).


Last edited by Mr. K on Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:37 pm; edited 1 time in total

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
BobLucas
BobLucas
Admin
Admin
Posts : 84
Reputation : 2
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 28
Location : Somewhere In England
http://thebeachboysforum.forumotion.com

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:55 pm
One of my favourite Mamas and Papas songs at this exact moment in time..
This version is great because all the mock session stuff in the middle has been edited out.
I'd have gone a step further and edited the drums after the vocal section and had it come in when the bass starts..
Either way, lovely song.


_________________
<Something witty so I can see if signatures are visible>
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:54 pm
BobLucas wrote:One of my favourite Mamas and Papas songs at this exact moment in time..
Great vocal harmonies. One of the most distinctive bands of all time.

Starting from scratch can be a bit daunting. Where to begin? Well, perhaps with one's favourite '60s 45 all-time favourite track!  



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louie_Louie

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
BobLucas
BobLucas
Admin
Admin
Posts : 84
Reputation : 2
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 28
Location : Somewhere In England
http://thebeachboysforum.forumotion.com

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:55 pm
I didn't know The Turtles covered this song until very recently.. I love it, particularly the bass.
Very under rated band in my opinion.

_________________
<Something witty so I can see if signatures are visible>
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:02 am
BobLucas wrote:I didn't know The Turtles covered this song until very recently.. I love it, particularly the bass.
Very under rated band in my opinion.

I'd always assumed this was the original. It seems The Vogues did it first:  https://secondhandsongs.com/work/3095/versions#nav-entity


Last edited by Mr. K on Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:38 pm; edited 1 time in total

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:44 pm
BobLucas wrote:I didn't know The Turtles covered this song until very recently.. I love it, particularly the bass.
Very under rated band in my opinion.

I have always loved The Turtles. I use to play their songs all the time, also in my first ever car I will also add, lol! My Dad spoke to Mark Volman from The Turtles some years back and he was very nice person. I do also agree on them being underrated---a great band!

_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:53 am
I see little point in starting a Soul Topic at this early stage of the game.
Maybe something for later?----we'll see.

I remember hearing this superb Stax song on French radio back in 1967.
(Bell also did a sincere tribute to Otis shortly after the fatal plane crash.)  



_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:00 pm
Always liked this track. The arrangements, harmonies and blend are excellent.


_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:18 pm
I heard this gem on the TV the other day for the first time in some years! We also covered the song once at a few LK rehearsals about 8/9 years ago. Smile


_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:35 pm
Soul singer Etta James, who died six years ago almost to the day, was best known for her
song "I'd Rather Go Blind". After hearing a lacklustre tribute version on Dutch TV today,
I feel compelled to post the version I remember best. Chicken Shack may not be a
household name but their female lead singer later joined a band that most certainly is:




https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicken_Shack

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
BobLucas
BobLucas
Admin
Admin
Posts : 84
Reputation : 2
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 28
Location : Somewhere In England
http://thebeachboysforum.forumotion.com

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:55 pm
Always felt the Bonzos were far too overlooked when considering the quality of their work, in fact, I considered a thread dedicated to them.. maybe one day..
20 years later, this track would be rap.
This is also an example of a song with a tiny moment that makes the whole track for me.. in this case it's at 2:38 where the vocal in the left speaker has this delay/feedback effect applied.

_________________
<Something witty so I can see if signatures are visible>
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:22 am
BobLucas wrote:Always felt the Bonzos were far too overlooked when considering the quality of their work, in fact, I considered a thread dedicated to them.. maybe one day..
20 years later, this track would be rap.
This is also an example of a song with a tiny moment that makes the whole track for me.. in this case it's at 2:38 where the vocal in the left speaker has this delay/feedback effect applied.

Love that effect! I remember the Bonzos were held in very high esteem in certain circles
at the time but they were largely over the general public's collective head. "Canyons Of
Your Mind" has some wonderful burps towards the end but they are subtlety itself
compared to the stupendous belch Stanshall lets fly at 1:58 in this live version:




Last edited by Mr. K on Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:30 am; edited 1 time in total

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
BobLucas
BobLucas
Admin
Admin
Posts : 84
Reputation : 2
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 28
Location : Somewhere In England
http://thebeachboysforum.forumotion.com

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:45 pm
Mr. K wrote:
Love that effect! I remember the Bonzos were held in very high esteem in certain circles
at the time but they were largely over the general public's collective head. "Canyons Of
Your Mind" has some wonderful burps towards the end but they are subtlety itself
compared to the stupendous belch Stanshall lets fly at 1:58 in this live version:


The B-Side of The Urban Spaceman. Great track!

This is another favourite of mine, I love the electronic sound effects and the proto-ska sound.
They were a very clever band.. maybe a little too clever for their own good with regards to commercialism.


_________________
<Something witty so I can see if signatures are visible>
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:55 pm
I heard this classic on the radio today.


_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:36 pm
Cool Cool Water wrote:I heard this classic on the radio today.

Oh yes. "Autumn Almanac" is the last Kinks record I really liked. I realize they'd done a hell of a lot
since then but it never interested me and still doesn't. Styles change and tastes change, I suppose.

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:59 pm
Mr. K wrote:Styles change and tastes change, I suppose.

The same could be said about the Beach Boys could it not? I think the Kinks got better after this, obviously my opinion only here, with the most notable one being their 1968 album: "The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society". Pete Townshend said that album was their "Sgt. Pepper's" and I would agree. A genius album.

The late '70s/'80s albums they piled out I didn't like.

_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:49 pm
Heard this today while checking something out online (something BB-related but I can't remember
what!). I was never overly fond of many things Dusty recorded----a lot of unsuitable stuff in there--
--but this was right on target (1966, natch). Just love those triplets at 2:05! R.I.P., Ms Springfield.


_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:48 pm
A friend from the States who is a big fan of "The Ladykillers" posted this today via FB---brilliant!


_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Cool Cool Water
Cool Cool Water
Honorary Member
Honorary Member
Posts : 1668
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 30
Location : Above sea level
https://www.youtube.com/medievalrichard

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:01 pm
Brilliant!


_________________
The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age 12312230_1014562421943600_2080429194_n_1
Mr. K
Mr. K
Advisor
Advisor
Posts : 1664
Reputation : 30
Join date : 2018-01-07
Age : 71
Location : Below sea level

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

on Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:05 am
Cool Cool Water wrote:Brilliant!


Great to hear that again! The barking dog, the clarinet... sheer genius!
I believe it was their last 45 before breaking up. (And indeed it was.)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Universal_(Small_Faces_song)

_________________
"I don't want to go out. I want to stay in. Get things done." (David Bowie)

Archive of Our Own--Stories by DJ Marlowe
Sponsored content

The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age Empty Re: The 1960s: Pop/Rock Comes of Age

Back to top
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum