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

on Thu May 10, 2018 9:21 pm
Mr. K wrote:Another SuperMetroid special--Tangerine Dream by the UK band Kaleidoscope now enjoys a reputation on a par with Pink Floyd's Piper... And it's easy to see hear why. From that 1967 album, this is the wonderfully named "(Further Reflections) In The Room Of Percussion":



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tangerine_Dream_(album)

http://thestrangebrew.co.uk/articles/peter-daltrey-kaleidoscope/

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

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

on Tue May 15, 2018 10:21 am
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Nice! I like Entwistle's comment: "We wanted to put 'cellos on the track but Kit Lambert said we couldn't afford it. That's why we sing 'cello, cello, cello, cello,'...where we thought they should be."

Here's another from the "Keepers" list of psych-related LPs I'm gradually working my way through, leaving out things I know (or know I don't like). From 1967, these are The Freeborne with "Land Of Diana":



Source: http://petsoundsforum.com/thread/1427/thesupermetroids-obscure-album-discoveries-recommendations?page=1&scrollTo=63495

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

on Thu May 17, 2018 1:13 pm
There's an Association thread at PSF started by malc (Malcolm C. Searles), who has just written a book about that band:

https://www.troubador.co.uk/bookshop/media-the-arts/the-association-cherish/

This is still my favourite of theirs--a Tandyn Almer special:



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

on Sun May 27, 2018 12:42 pm
I was reminded of this lovely song from '66 when working my way through a list of (almost) all good stuff. John Sebastian may have written "A Younger Girl" and recorded it with the Spoonful but The Critters took it to greater heights in my opinion.


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

on Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:43 pm
My grandson sang this as his solo piece during a recent concert given by his kiddies' choir:



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

on Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:42 pm
Track: 'He Ain`t Heavy, He`s My Brother'---The Hollies

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

on Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:15 am
I had a love-hate relationship (no pun intended) with Love's Forever Changes for years, decades... one's tempted to say half a century.

But I've mellowed with age, it seems. This is "A House Is Not A Motel":




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

on Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:08 pm
Can`t stop listening to this one since I came across it.

'I`ll Never Find Another You'---The Seekers


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

on Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:29 pm
DarkGothicQueen wrote:Can`t stop listening to this one since I came across it.

'I`ll Never Find Another You'---The Seekers


That's my favourite of theirs. "Morningtown" is another goodie.

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

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:38 pm
Check out Grace Slick's face when she first sings the name "Alice"--such a magical moment.



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Rabbit_(song)

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

on Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:51 pm
Mr. K wrote:Check out Grace Slick's face when she first sings the name "Alice"--such a magical moment.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Rabbit_(song)

What a classic, for me Woodstock '69 memory, song! Thanks for posting---not heard in a while...


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

on Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:02 pm
A difficult situation then... and a beautiful Pet-Soundsy song by The Mindbenders (sans Wayne Fontana) that just scraped into the UK Top Thirty in 1966:


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

on Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:10 pm
I didn't like this Dusty 45 at the time, fixated as I was on US stuff, but it resonates with me now:  



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

on Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:42 am
Mr. K wrote:I didn't like this Dusty 45 at the time, fixated as I was on US stuff, but it resonates with me now:  

Funny you should bring up Dusty Springfield. On the way to work the other day, she came on the radio, and it made me think. I am sure my late Gran saw her live before she died in the '90s in Birmingham.

However I can't find any information about if she did play.

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on Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:14 pm
"Coming Back To Me" featured in last night's episode of Trust, which has included a lot of great late '60s music up till now.



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on Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:06 pm
We'd just got off the boat at Santo Antao a couple of weeks back when I bumped into this Dutch bloke wearing a Sonics T-shirt! It seems he'd seen them recently and they still sounded pretty good. So this is for him and his partner:



I remember reading in a pop mag that The Sonics' version of "Louie Louie" was so underdeveloped it still had gills and fins.

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

on Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:50 pm
Today we heard a version of The Righteous Brothers' "Unchained Melody" sung by an adult pupil of the woman coaching our two eldest grandchildren in singing. She went for Bobby Hatfield's high E (here at 2:55) but never got there. It was a brave try and in my opinion the right thing to do. The performance was a whole was quite something.  


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on Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:39 pm
Cool Cool Water wrote:

I like that piano motif (I see it's brother Ray on piano). I see NL gave it its highest chart placing (#10). I actually prefer this to "Death Of A Clown"...

Interesting story about Dave's non-forthcoming album *here*.

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

on Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:58 pm
This is a great little 45 I was alerted to at Hoffman's. I must check out more stuff by The Action:



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

on Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:30 pm
Mr. K wrote:I actually prefer this to "Death Of A Clown"...

I agree.

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on Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:58 pm
Can`t get this one out of my head today.

Track: 'Boys Are Boys and Girls Are Choice'--Monks


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

on Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:26 am
DarkGothicQueen wrote:Can`t get this one out of my head today.

Track: 'Boys Are Boys and Girls Are Choice'--Monks


I lifted this from Smiley. Thank goodness I post stuff at multiple forums!

The Monks have a BB connection. Having learned that as The Torquays they also covered a lot of songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Beach Boys, whose harmonies they admired, I emailed the band's website and got a reply within the hour from one of the original members, guitarist and singer Gary Burger.

He said that when they were The Torquays they did "California Girls", "Barbara Ann" and "Little Honda" and that was probably it. Roger the drummer sang "Little Honda" and "did a great job. We were pretty good on the Beach Boy harmonies and the audiences loved those songs." The Torquays/Monks were BB fans. Once they became the Monks they played that and other music much less. His conclusion? "A great time in my life."

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

on Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:52 pm
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DarkGothicQueen wrote:Can`t get this one out of my head today.

Track: 'Boys Are Boys and Girls Are Choice'--Monks


I lifted this from Smiley. Thank goodness I post stuff at multiple forums!

The Monks have a BB connection. Having learned that as The Torquays they also covered a lot of songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Beach Boys, whose harmonies they admired, I emailed the band's website and got a reply within the hour from one of the original members, guitarist and singer Gary Burger.  

He said that when they were The Torquays they did "California Girls", "Barbara Ann" and "Little Honda" and that was probably it. Roger the drummer sang "Little Honda" and "did a great job. We were pretty good on the Beach Boy harmonies and the audiences loved those songs." The Torquays/Monks were BB fans. Once they became the Monks they played that and other music much less. His conclusion? "A great time in my life."  

R.I.P. Gary, Roger and David.

I remember you saying you e-mailed Gary Burger and he replied. I thought that was so cool!

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