THE WORLD OF HITS – VARIOUS (DECCA PA 35) 1969

“I Put A Spell On You”

Enter a world of captivating music in this exciting series

These ‘World Of Hits’ LPs released at the end of the sixties are ideal entry points for the curious novice or in the case of myself, someone who has literally everything I ever want, but buy the product anyway!

The tracks are all hit records with a wide range of sound and appeal but will be of interest to anyone who has ever dipped their toes into the never ending sea swell of Beat and Psychedelic records.

The earliest hit on this compilation is The Tornados 1962 space-age instro “Telstar”, written and produced by the ever-so-handy-with-a-gun Joe Meek. It still sounds wonderful and unique in another century!

The hits continue right up to March 1968 with the harmony baroque pop of “I Can’t Let Maggie Go” from Honeybus. There’s even time to promote a nowhere-nearsville ‘hit’ with The Attack‘s “Hi-Ho Silver Lining” from March 1967.

My stand-out cut though is The Alan Price Set with their moody top ten organ jazz swinger “I Put A Spell On You” from March 1966.

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