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1. John's Children - Desdemona

John's Children were a 1960s pop art/mod rock band from Leatherhead, England that briefly featured future T. Rex front man Marc Bolan.

Label: Track Record ‎604003
Format: Vinyl 7" 45 RPM
Released: May 1967

2. Spice - In Love

This is early Uriah Heap. David Byron and Mick Box played on same bill around 1967. They were called The Stalkers and back then were a cut above most bands at that time. As there future success proved it. It was their only 45 release, from 1968.

Label: United Artist (UK) UP 2246
Released: 1968

3. Taste - Blister On The Moon

Taste is an Irish rock and blues band formed in 1966. Its founder was songwriter and musician Rory Gallagher. Taste was the debut album by the Irish rock band of the same name, released in 1969.

From the album: Taste
Release date: April 1, 1969

4. The Black Hollies - Paisley Pattern Ground

From the album: Casting Shadows
Released: 2004

5. The Attack - Strange House

The Attack were a freakbeat/psychedelic rock band formed in 1966 around singer Richard Shirman. The first line-up featured drummer Alan Whitehead from Marmalade, guitarist David O'List and John Du Cann.

From the album: Final Daze (2001)
Track recording: 1968

6. Status Quo - Sunny Cellophane Skies

Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo is the debut studio album by the English rock band Status Quo, released in September 1968. It features a large number of covers, including "Green Tambourine" by The Lemon Pipers.

From the album: Picturesque Matchstickable Messages
Released: September 27, 1968

7. The Pretty Things - In The Square

The Pretty Things are an English rock band from London, who originally formed in 1963. They took their name from Willie Dixon's 1955 song "Pretty Thing"

Parachute, released in 1970, is The Pretty Things' fifth studio album, following S.F. Sorrow and preceding Freeway Madness. It is their first album without Dick Taylor.

From the album: Parachute
Released: 1970

8. Love - Alone Again Or

Love is an American rock group that was most prominent in the late 1960s and early 1970s. They were originally led by singer/songwriter Arthur Lee who wrote most of the songs, although some of their best known songs were written by Bryan MacLean.

From the album: Forever Changes
Release date: November 1967

9. Moby Grape - Omaha

Moby Grape is the 1967 debut album by rock band Moby Grape. Coming from the San Francisco scene, their reputation quickly grew to immense proportions, leading to a bidding war and a contract with Columbia Records. The album peaked at #24 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in September 1967.

From the album: Moby Grape
Released: Sept. 1967

10. The Electric Prunes - I Happen To Love You

Underground is the second studio album by the American garage rock band, The Electric Prunes, and was released in 1967 on Reprise Records.

From the album: Underground
Released: September 1967

11. Country Joe & The Fish - Section 43

Electric Music for the Mind and Body is Country Joe and the Fish's debut album. Released in May 1967 on the Vanguard label, it was one of the first psychedelic albums to come out of San Francisco.

From the album: Electric Music for the Mind and Body
Released: May 11, 1967

12 Jefferson Airplane - Won't You Try (Saturday Afternoon)

After Bathing at Baxter's, the third album by the San Francisco rock band Jefferson Airplane, was released in 1967 as RCA Victor LSO-1511 & LOP-1511. The cover art is by artist Ron Cobb. The album peaked at #17.

From the album: After Bathing at Baxter's
Released: November 30, 1967

13. Cold Sun - South Texas

Cold Sun - Dark Shadows 1970-72, amazing Texas psych with progressive traces, World In Sound 2008 release.

Cold Sun from Austin, Texas was recorded in 1970 in the legendary Sonobeat studios, where the Mariani and Johnny Winter first LPs were produced. The Cold Sun band are considered contemporaries of Velvet Underground and The Fugs, often listed as being in a similar vein but inspirations for this unique piece actually go back to the desperated, haunted Joe Meek.

From the album: Dark Shadows
Released: 2008

14. The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Here's Where You Belong

This was their first album for Reprise was the best of the group's career, in large part because it was the most song-oriented. It was still plenty weird, almost to the point of stylistic schizophrenia, but when you got down to it, much of the record was comprised of fairly catchy songs in the neighborhood of two and three minutes. At times they sounded like reasonably normal, fairly talented Byrds-like folk-rockers such as "Transparent Day," and P.F. Sloan's "Here's Where You Belong". Others songs had a Kinks-like garage band sound like "If You Want This Love". And at others, a fey Baroque pop outfit (the orchestrated "Will You Walk With Me").

From the album: Part One
Released: 1967

15. Ipsissimus - Hold On

Ipsissimus were a four piece outfit from Barking, Essex and the 45 on Parlophone was sadly their only offering. Both sides of the disc were produced by former Beatles engineer Norman Smith and legendary English DJ John Peel also gets a production credit.

"Hold On" is an updated heavy psychedelic rendition of the Rupert's People mod mover and can be found on Rubble 3 "Nightmares In Wonderland".
Les Fluer De Lys also recorded the tune with female singer Sharon Tandy.

Label: Parlophone R 5774 UK 45 RPM
Released: April 1969

16. The Churls - Time Piece

The Churls were formed in 1967 by Toronto natives Bob O' Neill on vocals, guitarists Sam Hurrie and Harry Southworth Ames, bassist John Barr, and drummer Brad Fowles. By that summer, they were one of the hottest up and coming bands on the scene, and started an eight-weeks gig at The Penny Farthing, and were also regulars at The Strawberry Patch, The Rock Pile, and at Charlie Brown's.

From the album: Send Me No Flowers
Released: 1969

17. Axe - The Child Dreams

Axe were one of the most obscure acts in the field of psychedelic rock and hard rock of the late 60's. Their sole LP is one of the rarest albums, only 6 copies exist.

From the album: Live & Studio
Released: 1995

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