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1. The Grateful Dead - The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)

First track from the LP The Grateful Dead which is the debut album of the Grateful Dead. It was recorded by Warner Bros. Records, and was released in March 1967.

From the album: The Grateful Dead
Released: March 17, 1967

 
2. The Small Faces - Tin Soldier

Small Faces were an English rock band from East London. The group was founded in 1965 by members Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenney Jones, and Jimmy Winston, although by 1966 Winston was replaced by Ian McLagan as the band's keyboardist.

The band is remembered as one of the most acclaimed and influential mod groups of the 1960s. With memorable hit songs such as "Itchycoo Park", "Lazy Sunday", "All or Nothing", "Tin Soldier", and their concept album Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake, they later evolved into one of the UK's most successful psychedelic acts before disbanding in 1969. After the Small Faces disbanded, with Marriott leaving to form Humble Pie, the remaining three members were joined by Ronnie Wood as guitarist, and Rod Stewart as their lead vocalist, both from The Jeff Beck Group, and the new line-up was renamed Faces.

Small Faces is the second studio album by the English band Small Faces released via Immediate Records in June 1967. It peaked at number 12 in the UK Album Chart and was their first LP for Immediate in 1967.

From the album: Small Faces
Released: June 23, 1967

 
3. The Common People - Feeling

Originally released in 1968, their sole LP. Soft, floating, swirling psychedelia that in parts gets very intense and fuzzed out.

From the album: Of The People/By The People/For The People
Released: 1969

   
4. The Electric Banana - Alexander

Dismayed at the pop music scene 60s UK psych group The Pretty Things (Phil May, Dick Taylor, John Povey, John Alder and Wally Allen) recorded material for the De Wolfe sound library under the name The Electric Banana from 1967-1978.

From the album: Even More Electric Banana
Released: 1969

   
5. The Moody Blues - The Best Way To Travel

"The Best Way to Travel" is a 1968 song by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues. Written by keyboardist Mike Pinder, it was released on the album In Search of the Lost Chord. The song's lyrics explain in different ways how "thinking is the best way to travel." Noticeable on this track is the wide stereo panning (ping pong stereo) effect made by the pan pots on the Decca custom-built four-track recording console (20 microphone inputs) used during 196768.

In Search of the Lost Chord is the third album by The Moody Blues, released in 1968 through Deram Records.

From the album: In Search of the Lost Chord
Released: July 26, 1968

   
15. Cold Sun - For Ever

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

   
7. Strawberry Alarm - Curse Of The Witches

Strawberry Alarm Clock is a psychedelic rock band formed in 1967 in Los Angeles best known for their 1967 hit single "Incense and Peppermints".

Wake Up...It's Tomorrow is the second album by the American psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock, released on Uni Records, in 1968.

From the album: Wake Up...It's Tomorrow
Released: 1968

   
8. The Sopwith Camel - Cellophane Woman

Sopwith Camel was an American rock band associated with the San Francisco psychedelic rock scene of the late 1960s.

From the album: Hello Hello
Released: 1967

   
9. The 13th Floor Elevators - Roller Coaster

The 13th Floor Elevators is an American rock band from Austin, Texas, formed by guitarist and vocalist Roky Erickson, electric jug player Tommy Hall, and guitarist Stacy Sutherland, which existed from 1965 to 1969. During their career, the band released four LP records and seven 45s for the International Artists record label.

The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators is the debut studio album by the 13th Floor Elevators. The album's sound, featuring elements of psychedelia, garage rock, folk and blues, is notable for its use of the electric jug, as featured on the band's only hit, "You're Gonna Miss Me", which reached number 55 on the Billboard Charts with "Tried to Hide" as a B-side. Another single from the album, "Reverberation (Doubt)", reached number 129 on the Billboard's Bubbling Under Chart.

From the album: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators
Released: October 17, 1966

   
10. The Blues Magoos - Life Is Just A Cher O' Bowlies

Electric Comic Book is the second album by the American rock band Blues Magoos, the follow-up to their successful debut release Psychedelic Lollipop. The psychedelic garage rock style is followed again on this release but without a high-charting single. A couple of tracks, "Intermission" and "That's All Folks" (a very brief, hard-rocking parody of the Looney Tunes end theme) showcase the band's bizarre sense of humor.

Three singles were released from Electric Comic Book, "Summer is the Man", "Life is Just a Cher O'Bowlies", and "There's a Chance We Can Make It", the latter being the only to chart and its B-Side, "Pipe Dream," charting higher.

From the album: Electric Comic Book
Released: April 1967

   
11. The Cosmic Dead - The Spaceman

The Cosmic Dead The Cosmic Dead are a psychonautal cosmodelic buckfaustian quartet from Glasgow, Scotland.

From the album: Psychonaut
Released: 2011

   
12. Purple Overdose - Her Arms Embraced The Sun

Purple Overdose were founded in Athens, Greece in 1987 by lead guitarist and vocalist Costas Constantinou. The band seeks to recreate the psychedelic atmosphere of the mid 1960's while blending hard rock, jazz, oriental and even some folklore into their music. The lyrics in English written by Constantinou, can be described as poetic and somewhat sentimental, and draw inspiration from the flower power movement of the 1960's. They embrace ideals of nature and freedom of spirit.

From the album: Reborn
Released: April 22, 1999

   
13. Morgen - Love

Morgen was an American psychedelic rock band formed in Long Island. Their only album, "Morgen", is considered one of the best heavy American psychedelic rock albums of the 1960s.

From the album: Morgen
Released: 1969

 

   
14. Cold Sun - Ra-Ma

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

   
15. The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

The Velvet Underground & Nico is the debut album by American rock band the Velvet Underground and vocal collaborator Nico, released in March 1967 by Verve Records. Recorded in 1966 during Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia event tour, The Velvet Underground & Nico would gain attention for its experimental performance sensibilities, as well as the focus on controversial subject matter expressed in many of its songs including drug abuse, prostitution, sadism and masochism and sexual deviancy.

From the album: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Released: March 12, 1967


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