Having wowed the garage rock squad with their first album, On Fyre, Lyres continued to deliver the goods here on their subsequent outing, which initially surfaced in 1986 on the Ace of Hearts label.
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Founded in 1979, Lyres not only spearheaded the 1960s garage rock revival of the following decade, but the Boston, Massachusetts combo also remained kingpins of the scene.
By the time Lovely Sunday Dreaming entered the shops, the Mystreated had already gained a star-studded reputation amongst garage punk advocates in the shape of a couple of albums and several EPs and singles.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQJd6Ye1eQM&w=500&h=305] Eric Burdon makes his intentions on ‘Til Your River Runs Dry clear early on, with the raucous, witheringly honest “Old Habits Die Hard.” Born in troubled times, he goes on to make his share of it, too.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0z_KGN3iJg&w=500&h=305] If these names ring a bell, that’s because they’ve been creating critically acclaimed concoctions for a mighty long while. Big Boy Pete is actually Peter Miller, whose accomplishments, in a brief nutshell, include lead guitarist for the famed British 1960s band the Jaywalkers
These guys from Dallas, Texas have that Stooges/Ramones/1960s-garage amalgam vibe down solid. Not bad at all.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5_666sEAP4&w=500&h=305] A choice, not-so-obvious all-covers album from Philadelphia’s Mondo Topless, starting with a pretty rockin’ version of The Twilighters’ “Nothing Can Bring Me Down.” Elsewhere, an eclectic bunch of garage and rock bands are represented
This short-lived series, which produced only two installments, focuses on songs from the 1960s that never came within sniffing distance of hitting the national Top 40 charts.
In a gritty reimagining of the old Animals sound, Eric Burdon has joined up with Cincinnati garage rockers the Greenhornes — featuring the rhythm section from the Raconteurs — for a raggedy-ass street-fighting EP.
Fronted by the eccentric charms of Sky Saxon, the Seeds were one of the most popular bands cruising Southern California’s fertile music scene of the late ’60s.