Listening again, it becomes obvious the Bay City Rollers were one of the most underrated and misunderstood bands of the 1970s.
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Perhaps the Zombies’ finest effort to date, the appropriately titled ‘Still Got That Hunger’ combines their initial vision with a fresh outlook.
Swinging, grooving and bursting with courage and enthusiasm, the Turnback’s ‘Are We There Yet?’ is a power-pop goldmine.
Not many people realize that the Them carried on after Van Morrison left for a solo career in 1966. We reach back into an overlooked period.
The Junior League’s ‘Also Rans’ is smooth enough to boast power-pop accessibility, but flashes of punk-like energy keep things interesting.
Herb Eimerman’s ‘ Five Dimensional Man’ boasts the supremely shaped pop rock sounds he’s lauded for, but explores new ground, as well.
Aside from being a great song, the story of how the Wicked Fools’ “Beverly” dropped in my lap is simply unbelievable.
Following the lead of bands like Pink Floyd, Yes and the Moody Blues, Jeremy offers a freewheeling collection that transcends his influences.
Maundy Quintet, Fewdle Lords, Cosmic Camel + others, Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4 (2015)
‘Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4’ focuses on teen garage rock sounds rather than the acid-drenched dementia its title suggests.
Promoting both ecstasy and heartache, the never-reissued ‘Love Songs’ is perfect for those who prefer the softer touches of the Beatles.