L.A. SOUNDS 1965 – 1969: REVIEWS

L.A. SOUNDS 1965 – 1969: REVIEWS – THE EPICENTRE OF JANGLE – 12 STRING JANGLERS, FUZZ AND FARFISA COMBOS, PROTEST SINGERS AND FOLK ROCKERS.

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THE LYRICS – AN INTERVIEW WITH RAY CLEARWATER

THE LYRICS – AN INTERVIEW WITH RAY CLEARWATER – I recently exchanged emails with Ray Clearwater. Ray has changed his name from Christopher Gaylord. If the penny hasn’t dropped yet it soon will because he wrote, sang and played awesome harmonica on The Lyrics record ‘So What!!’ / ‘They Can’t Hurt Me’ released by Era Records in November 1965.

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THE LYRICS – AN INTERVIEW WITH DAN GARCIA

THE LYRICS – AN INTERVIEW WITH DAN GARCIA – I was delighted when Dan Garcia, bass player with The Lyrics happened upon my blog and emailed me after reading my review of ‘Wake Up To My Voice’ / ‘Can’t See You Anymore’.
I decided to send Dan some questions about his time in The Lyrics. He’s also just set up a Lyrics myspace page with more information about the band as well as some pics, press cuttings and other memorabilia.

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BLOW MY MIND!

“BLOW MY MIND!” CD (Big Beat Records CDWIKD 350) September 2021 – Three of the quirkier imprints from Hollywood’s heyday in the mid-1960s were the record labels Doré, Era and Mira. Like most seasoned indie producers in that epoch, their owners Lew Bedell, Herb Newman and Randy Wood struggled to get to grips with the onslaught of rock’n’roll activity that followed in the wake of the British Invasion.

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THE LYRICS – MR MAN (GNP) 1967

THE LYRICS – MR MAN (GNP) 1967 – Classy double sided psych gem

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