Sunday, July 25, 2010

The Freak Scene-Psychedelic Psoul.

The Freak Scene was an American studio band comprising:

David Bromberg.
Eliezer Adorzm.
Felix Pappalardi.
Herd Lovelle.
Jerry Satpir.
Mike Mohel.
Rusty Evans.
Steve Knight.
The Devil's Anvil.

They had some success with their 1966 studio project "The Deep"
Music is psychedelic, fun acid with dominating bass lines leading on most songs with obscured spunky vocals.

Quite entertaining and needs a couple of listen to get into it's groove.

This album was released under the CBS Label in 1967

My fave song is "Rose of smiling faces"

Side One: 1. A million grains of sand 2. ....when in the course of human events (Draft beer, not students) 3. Interpolation:we shall overcome 4. Rose of smiling faces (video) 5. Behind the mind 6. The subway ride thru inner space 7. Butterfly dream.

Side Two: 1. My rainbow life 2. The center of my soul 3. Watered down soul 4. Red roses will weep 5. Mind bender 6. Grok !

Friday, July 16, 2010

The Zombies-Odessey & Oracle.

Hugh Grundy-drums,
Colin Blunstone-lead vocals,
Chris White-bass,
Rod Argent-mellotron, keyboards,
Paul Atkinson-guitar.

The Zombies were a UK pop group of the 1960s and became the 2nd UK group to has an American #1 hit after The Beatles.

The musical style for this album is psychedelic pop with a bit of baroque and good chord structures with the prominent sound of Rod Argent keyboards.

After the album was released in 1968 under the CBS label with all original compositions by Rod Argent and Chris White, the band broke off.

In 1969, the song "Time of the season" has unexpected American success and ultimately became a rock classic song.

Side One :1. Care of cell 44 2. Rose for Emily 3. Maybe after he's gone 4. Beechwood Park 5. Brief candles 6. Hang up on a dream.

Side Two: 1. Changes 2.I want her, she wants me 3. This will be our year 4. Butcher's tale (Western front 1914) 5.Friends of mine 6. Time of the season (video).

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Golden Earring-Together.

Barry Hay-vocals, guitar, flute, saxophone,
George Kooymans-vocals, lead guitar,
Rinus Gerritsen-bass, keyboards,
Cesar Zuiderwijik-drums, percussions.

Golden Earring are a Dutch rock band formed in 1961 and they are still performing.
They had 40 hits and over 30 gold and platinum albums.
In 1968 had first hit with the song "Dong Dong Diki Digi Dong"

Had international chart success with "Radar Love " in 1973.

This album was recorded in 1972 under the Polydor label.

My fave song is "Buddy Joe"

Side One"1. All day watcher 2. Avalanche of love 3. Cruisin' Southern Germany 4. Brother wind.

Side Two: 1. Buddy Joe ( video) 2. Jangalene 3. From Heaven from hell 4. Thousand feet below you.