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Beverly Paterson’s Top Albums for 2012: Rock and Pop Music Reissues

Stay tuned for my list of reissue faves from 2012, from Evol to SRC, from True Hearts to the Ventures, presented as always in alphabetical order. After all, who can really choose, with so many great sounds?

The Ventures – Super Psychedelics (1967; 2012 reissue)

The Ventures – Super Psychedelics (1967; 2012 reissue)

By the time the Ventures released this album, which originally appeared on the Dolton label in September 1967, they were not the hit making machine they were earlier in the decade.

The Ventures – Wild Things! (1966; 2012 reissue)

The Ventures – Wild Things! (1966; 2012 reissue)

Formed in 1959, the Ventures were one of the most influential acts of the pre-British Invasion era. Specializing in electric guitar instrumentals, the Tacoma, Washington band inspired troops of kids to slip on six-strings

Tony Savarino – Guitaresque (2012)

This is music made for summer, for never-ending afternoon dreamscapes followed by brilliant bursts of color as the sun dives behind the dunes.

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