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The Seeds – The Seeds (1966; 2012 reissue)

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.

Halloween special: The Haunted – The Haunted (1995)

Halloween special: The Haunted – The Haunted (1995)

Formed in 1965, the Haunted from Montreal, Quebec, Canada were one of the area’s most popular bands until 1971, the year they split up.

The Doughboys – Shakin’ Our Souls (2012)

The Doughboys – Shakin’ Our Souls (2012)

If one didn’t know the history of the Doughboys, there’d be no clue how long they’ve been around. Considering how energetic and edgy the East Coast band is, it’s only expected they would be pegged as youngsters.

Neil Young, with Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill (2012)

Like many of his contemporaries, Neil Young will forever be associated with the 1960s. On Psychedelic Pill, he joins together with Crazy Horse to construct a fiery requiem for the decade, and to chart a path away from its crushing disappointments.

Forgotten series: 13th Floor Elevators, Bubble Puppy, others – Never Ever Land (2008)

Stationed in Houston, Texas, the independent label International Artists Records parented a plethora of prized platters between the years 1965 and 1970.

Forgotten series: The Ugly Ducklings – Somewhere Outside (1967)

Coming to be in 1965, the Ugly Ducklings from Toronto, Ontario, Canada held ground as one of the region’s most popular acts of the era. The band has actually remained quite active throughout the years, and are particularly worshiped by garage rock aficionados. Originally pressed on the Yorktown label in 1967, Somewhere Outside is firmly modeled on the bluesy beatRead More

Forgotten series: The Leaves – Hey Joe (1993)

Although folk singer and future Quicksilver Messenger Service vocalist Dino Valenti is said to have composed “Hey Joe,” it was actually copyrighted by Billy Roberts.

Forgotten series: The Movin’ Morfomen – Flashbacks! (1997)

Formed in 1965, the Movin’ Morfomen staged quite an impact throughout their home state of New Mexico. Based in Espanola, situated just north of Santa Fe, the band issued five singles before the decade drew to a close.

Rainy Day Saints – All These Strange Ghosts (2011)

Nabbing my vote as one of the finest contemporary bands to be had, Rainy Day Saints came barreling out of the gates with yet another electrifying disc.

Forgotten series: Naz Nomad & the Nightmares – Give Daddy the Knife Candy (1984)

When this album was initially released on the Ace label in 1984, a lot of people believed it was a long lost treasure by a long lost 1960s band.