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31 janvier 2013 4 31 /01 /janvier /2013 12:38


Don’t run away ! This ain’t about 20 minutes drum solos or horn group sex ! Just some mellow jazz-inflected tracks from some of our Psycho-Batave heroes.


Eden Ahbez – La mar

Passing Clouds – Touch and go

The Rascals – Nubia

The Youngbloods – Don’t play games

Forum Quorum – No more tears

The Byrds – Tribal gathering

Eden’s Children – Come when I call

Mark-Almond – I’ll be leaving soon

Kensington Market – Speaking of dreams

The Easybeats – See line woman

The Outsiders – Strange things are happening

Explicit Souls – Rebecca’s shop

Don Agrati – Bloodstream

Laura Nyro – Eli’s comin’

Chrysalis – Cynthia Gerome

Donovan – Get thy bearings


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24 janvier 2013 4 24 /01 /janvier /2013 06:51



From the mid 60’s to the early 80’s, midwest and Ohio in particular have been a hotbed for muscled pop, bubblegum and power pop, revealed here in their full glory.


The Raspberries – Radio promo for Fresh Raspberries

The Choir – I’d rather you leave me

The Outsiders – I’m not tryin’ to hurt you

Cyrus Erie – Get the message

Tommy James & The Shondells – Mirage

Blue Ash – Abracadabra (Have you seen her)

Circus – I need your love

Brownsville Station – Mad for me

Luxury – One in a million

The Raspberries – I wanna be with you

Scott Mc Carl – I hope

Peach And Lee – It’s better

J.P. Mc Clain & The Intruders – Baby don’t laugh

Dwight Twilley Band – You were so warm

Prettyboys – I wanna make you

The Shoes – Tomorrow night

The Dogs – Teen slime

Arlis! – I wanna be

The Shivvers – Teen line


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17 janvier 2013 4 17 /01 /janvier /2013 09:04



Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories had a huge impact on late 60’s pop music. We chose to avoid some obvious names (Jefferson Airplane, Incredible String Band, Frumious Bandersnatch) to focus on lesser-known, mostly popsike numbers, with a few teen bands to refresh the looking glass.


Bards – The Jabberwocky

The Bunch – Looking glass Alice

Tom Northcott – Who planted thorns in miss Alice’s garden

Dave Heenan Set – Alice in Wonderland

Donovan – Jabberwocky

Paul Parrish – Tiny Alice

Colin Hare – Alice

Jon Plum – Alice

Micky Jones & Tommy Brown – Alice in Wonderland

Them – Walking in the Queen’s garden

The Mad Hatters (CT) – Just won’t leave

The Mad Hatters (MD) – I’ll come running

Madhatters – You may see me cry

Boyce & Hart – Alice Long

Central Nervous System – Alice (something happened)

Mark Fry – Dreaming with Alice (verse 9)

Berkeley Kites – Alice in Wonderland

Oxford Blue – Alice in Wonderland

J. Bastos - Alice


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13 janvier 2013 7 13 /01 /janvier /2013 11:17



Put on your toga and wear your love like heaven !


Appointment with the wicker man

The Kinks – Mr. Songbird

The Strawbs – Or am I dreaming

Clifford T. Ward – Scullery

Donovan – The mandolin man and his secret

Chris Britton – Maybe time will change you

Danny Doyle – Ballad of Jack Shepard

Fresh Maggots – Rosemary Hill

Ian Matthews – Little known

Honeybus – I can’t let Maggie go

Colin Hare – To my maker

Pete Dello & Friends – I’m a gambler

John Killigrew – Got your number

P.C. Kent – After dark

Marian Segal With Silver Jade – Reflections on a harbour hill

Heron - Wanderer

Quiet World Of Lea & John – There is a mountain


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20 décembre 2012 4 20 /12 /décembre /2012 19:02



I love the past. Much more relaxing than the present. And a much surer thing than the future...


Our favourite 2012 reissues ! Thanks to Ace Records, Light In The Attic, Big Beat, Soul Jazz Records, Lion Productions, Now Sounds and many more for the shelter.


The Tiffany Shade – An older man

Crystal Syphon – In my mind

Jackie De Shannon – Nobody’s home to go home to

Barry Fantoni – Nothing today

MC Squared – Adults only

Hollins And Starr – Talking to myself

Daughter Of Albion – Lady fingers

The Mamas & Papas – Pearl

Kool And Together – Hey now baby

Clarence Carter – Looking for a fox

Dan Penn – Far from the maddening crowd

Mac Davis – Lucas was a redneck

Ray Stinnett – Liberty train

Bobbie Gentry – Touch ‘em with love

John Killigrew – Yesterday and you


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13 décembre 2012 4 13 /12 /décembre /2012 09:23



Beyond the pelvis man and soul music (Stax, Hi records...) the town of Memphis has a lot to be proud of. With this show we decided to focus on late 60’s-early 70’s whiteys, with a nod to the Big Star/Ardent records constellation.


Goatdancers advert

Tommy Jay – Tender love

The Village Sound – These windows

The Box Tops – Deep in Kentucky

Butterscotch Caboose – World of hurt

Knowbody Else – Secret storm

Paris Pilot – Roses and rainbows

Terry Manning – Guess things happen that way

Sid Selvidge – Going through another change

Big Star – When my baby’s beside me

Chris Bell – I get kinda lost

Alex Chilton – The EMI song (smile for me)

Cargoe – Things we dream today

Swift Rain – You’re gonna come down

Judy Bramlett – Deja vu

Tommy Hoehn – Blow yourself up


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29 novembre 2012 4 29 /11 /novembre /2012 19:27



Squares gone hip ! This show was an exploration of the late 60’s output of some pre-british invasion singers.


Bobby Vee – I may be gone

Del Shannon – She was mine

Brian Hyland – Lorrayne

Tommy Roe – Misty eyes

The Four Seasons – Wall street village day

Billy Fury – Easy living

The Everly Brothers – I’m finding it rough

Cliff & Hank – Throw down a line

The Shadows – Let me take you there

Bill Ramsey – Confusion

Bobby Cole – I’m growing old

Roy Orbison – Southbound Jericho Highway

Bobby Darin – I can see the wind

Dory Previn – Mythical kings and iguanas

Rick Nelson – Marshmallow skies


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22 novembre 2012 4 22 /11 /novembre /2012 11:02



This show is the companion to our homemade comp (see the link below). If oyu dig this one, you might also like our Funky Cowboys show. Keep the flame up, brothers and sisters.


Don't forget to download the comp HERE.




The Byrds – Sweetheart of the rodeo LP promo spot

Country Funk – For me

Charley D. & Milo – Om sweet om

Steve Miller Band – Quicksilver girl

West – Peaceful times

Pure Prairie League – You’re between me

Lynyrd Skynyrd – The seasons

America – Never found the time

Fleetwood Mac – Dust

John Randolph Marr – Ragedy Ann

Plainsong – For the second time

Flying Burrito Brothers – All alone

Cherokee – Catch the velvet evening

Cargoe – I love you anyway

Beachwood Sparks – Talk about lonesome


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15 novembre 2012 4 15 /11 /novembre /2012 06:40


This show deals with later solo efforts of our gifted 60’s heroes. Scarce singles and wonderful and underrated LP's galore.


Neil Young – Everybody knows this is nowhere LP promo

Chuck Conlon – Won’t you say yes to me girl

Mike Konstan – This time

Michael – I’d only laugh

Val Stöecklein – Possibility I was wrong

Marcus – Royal Maze

J.C. – Where can I hide

Bernie Schwartz – Where can I hide

Rudy Romero – Simple things

Ron Nagle – Marijuana hell

Saint Steven – Sun in the flame

Alex Chilton – Everyday as we grow closer/Funky national

Arthur Lee – Everytime I look up I’m down or white dog

Alzo – Some people

John Buck Wilkin – Faces and places

Liam Hayes & Plush – I sing silence


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25 octobre 2012 4 25 /10 /octobre /2012 10:17


The term "Brum Beat" or "Brumbeat" originated in the early 1960s in the wake of the famous "Mersey Sound". The West Midlands did have its own thriving music scene. This fact is gloriously revealed here. Visit http://www.brumbeat.net/.


The Bobcats – Can’t see for looking

The Hellions – Daydreaming of you

The Kavern Four – Stop your crying little girl

The Exceptions – The eagle flies on friday

The Applejacks – What’s the matter little girl

Ace Kefford – Oh girl

The Move – The lemon tree

Price & Sheridan – Beautiful Sally

The Idle Race – Please no more sad songs

The Rockin’ Berries – She’s not like any girl

The Hinge – Village postman

The Spencer Davis Group – The girls song

The Californians – Golden apples

The Settlers – Early morning rain

The Montanas – I’m gonna change

The Craig – I must be mad

Ugly’s – Mary Colinto

Traffic – Paper sun


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