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Tony De Meur, of the Fabulous Poodles: Something Else! Interview

Tony De Meur, of the Fabulous Poodles: Something Else! Interview

Tony De Meur discusses the struggles he had in compiling the Fabulous Poodles’ new ‘Mirror Stars’ box set, and the possibility of a long-hoped-for reunion.

The Fabulous Poodles – Mirror Stars: The Complete Pye Recordings (2018)

The Fabulous Poodles – Mirror Stars: The Complete Pye Recordings (2018)

All three of the Fabulous Poodles’ U.K. albums have been reissued and remastered. In the meantime, they took a winding journey.

Golden Dawn Arkestra – Children of the Sun (2018)

Golden Dawn Arkestra – Children of the Sun (2018)

Golden Dawn Arkestra combines Sun Ra, psychedelia, Fela Kuti and Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’-era sound, with a dash of disco and a bit of Flaming Lips-style spectacle.

Bart and the Bedazzled – Blue Motel (2018)

Bart and the Bedazzled – Blue Motel (2018)

Bart and the Bedazzled are like a cool combination of ’70s pop-singer Stephen Bishop and ’80s bands like the Style Council.

The Maharajas – You Can’t Beat Youth (2017)

The Maharajas – You Can’t Beat Youth (2017)

A comeback in the truest sense, ‘You Can’t Beat Youth’ returns the Maharajas to their garage-rock roots.

The La De Da’s, Blue Stars and others – How Is the Air Up There? (2018)

The La De Da’s, Blue Stars and others – How Is the Air Up There? (2018)

Some might recognize a couple of the New Zealand garage-rock groups on ‘How Is the Air Up There?’ The rest may be new to most, like me.

Deejays – Coming On Strong: The Best of the Deejays (2018)

Deejays – Coming On Strong: The Best of the Deejays (2018)

As far as I know, no legit reissue of England’s ’60s beat group the Deejays has been made widely available before this.

Mungo Jerry – Dawn Albums Collection (2017)

Mungo Jerry – Dawn Albums Collection (2017)

Mungo Jerry is known primarily in the U.S., unfortunately, as a one-hit wonder. The ‘Dawn Albums Collection’ puts “In the Summertime” in context.

On Broadway: The Songs of Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil (2016)

On Broadway: The Songs of Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil (2016)

‘On Broadway’ offers mostly curiosities for admirers and collectors of the brilliant ’60s and ’70s songs composed by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.

The Baron Four – Silvaticus (2017)

The Baron Four – Silvaticus (2017)

The Baron Four have an authentic, mid-’60s garage-punk American sound. There’s just one problem.

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