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A roadmap that reveals the highways, byways, ley lines and subterranean tunnels connecting rock, soul, pop, folk rock, R&B, garage, punk, funk, jazz, world music, and soundtracks from the twilight of the 1950s to the dawn of the 1970s. Larry Grogan is a DJ, writer, podcaster, collector, and the man behind Funky16Corners.

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Favoriting March 4, 2021: Testify! - Take That California Trip - Fuzz, Jangle and Psyche Out 1965 - 1973

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
Funky16Corners  Testify! Intro   Favoriting Best of Funky16Corners Volume One  Funky16Corners  2017  MP3  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Changin' Times  How Is the Air Up There   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Philips  1965  45  0:01:24 (Pop-up)
Spats  She Done Moved   Favoriting 45RPM Single  ABC  1966  45  0:03:57 (Pop-up)
Tommy Roe  Leave Her   Favoriting 45RPM Single  ABC  1967  45  0:06:25 (Pop-up)
Love  My Flash On You   Favoriting Love  Elektra  1966  LP  0:08:54 (Pop-up)
The Seeds  Try To Understand   Favoriting 45RPM Single  GNP Crescendo  1966  45  0:10:55 (Pop-up)
Buffalo Springfield  Mr Soul (45 Edit)   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Atco  1967  45  0:13:40 (Pop-up)
 
Baker Knight and the Knightmares  Hallucinations   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Reprise  1967  45  0:22:46 (Pop-up)
Bobby Fuller Four  Never To Be Forgotten   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Mustang  1966  45  0:25:30 (Pop-up)
Deep Six  The Rising Sun   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Liberty  1966  45  0:28:28 (Pop-up)
Ernie and the Emperors  Got A Lot I Want To Say   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Reprise  1965  45  0:30:52 (Pop-up)
Joyride  Crystal Ship   Favoriting 45RPM Single  World Pacific  1967  45  0:33:00 (Pop-up)
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  Truly Right   Favoriting Ricochet  Liberty  1967  LP  0:35:23 (Pop-up)
Rooney Brothers  Just a Friend   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Columbia  1967  45  0:38:03 (Pop-up)
Rooney Brothers  I'm Wondering   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Columbia  1968  45  0:40:24 (Pop-up)
Nino Tempo and April Stevens  Out Of Nowhere   Favoriting All Strung Out  White Whale  1967  LP  0:43:09 (Pop-up)
Kaleidoscope  Elevator Man   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Epic  1967  45  0:45:20 (Pop-up)
Gene Clark  Elevator Operator   Favoriting Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers  Columbia  1967  LP  0:48:12 (Pop-up)
WC Fields Memorial Electric String Band  Hippy Elevator Operator   Favoriting 45RPM Single  HBR  1966  45  0:50:32 (Pop-up)
Lamp of Childhood  You Can't Blame Me   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Dunhill  1966  45  0:53:35 (Pop-up)
Merry Go Round  Time Will Show the Wiser   Favoriting 45RPM Single  A&M  1967  45  0:55:52 (Pop-up)
Monkees  Take a Giant Step   Favoriting The Monkees  Colgems  1966  LP  0:58:12 (Pop-up)
 
Captain Beeefheart and the Magic Band  Zig Zag Wanderer   Favoriting Safe as Milk  Buddah  1967  LP  1:10:08 (Pop-up)
Turtles  Buzz Saw   Favoriting 45RPM Single  White Whale  1968  45  1:12:35 (Pop-up)
Limey and the Yanks  Out Of Sight Out of Mind   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Loma  1966  45  1:14:26 (Pop-up)
Lynn Castle and Last Friday's Fire  The Lady Barber   Favoriting 45RPM Single  LHI  1967  45  1:16:47 (Pop-up)
Rainy Day Friends  Not Like Before   Favoriting 45RPM Single  World Pacific  1967  45  1:18:54 (Pop-up)
Thorinshield  Wrong My Friend   Favoriting Thorinshield  Philips  1967  LP  1:21:15 (Pop-up)
Sandals  Tell Us Dylan   Favoriting 45RPM Single  World Pacific  1966  45  1:23:34 (Pop-up)
Thee Midniters  Love Special Delivery   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Whittier  1966  45  1:26:16 (Pop-up)
Music Machine  Masculine Intuition   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Original Sound  1967  45  1:28:26 (Pop-up)
Giant Crab  ESP   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Uni  1969  45  1:30:38 (Pop-up)
Clear Light  Think Again   Favoriting Clear Light  Elektra  1967  LP  1:33:01 (Pop-up)
Kak  Rain (45 Edit)   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Epic  1968  45  1:34:33 (Pop-up)
The Moon  Got To Be On My Way   Favoriting Without Earth  Imperial  1968  LP  1:36:31 (Pop-up)
T.I.M.E.  Tripping Into Sunshine   Favoriting T.I.M.E.  Liberty  1968  LP  1:38:23 (Pop-up)
Travel Agency  She Understands   Favoriting Travel Agency  Viva  1968  LP  1:41:21 (Pop-up)
Mark Eric  Night of the Lions   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Revue  1969  45  1:44:20 (Pop-up)
Merrell Fankhauser  Tampa Run   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Shamley  1969  45  1:46:51 (Pop-up)
Brewer and Shipley  Time and Changes   Favoriting Down In LA  A&M  1969  LP  1:49:30 (Pop-up)
Don Agrati  Protoplasm Blues   Favoriting Homegrown  Elektra  1973  LP  1:51:50 (Pop-up)
 
Rex Garvin and the Mighty Cravers  I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor)   Favoriting 45RPM Single  Like  1966  45  2:06:04 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

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northguineahills:

Larry!
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WR:

hi Larry and Testifiers.
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Candy-O'67:

Hey, Larry! Looking forward to today's show!
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Little Danny:

Hi Larry, all.
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Funky16Corners:

NGH! WR! Candy-O! Danny!
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Matt from New Orleans:

Hi Larry & everyone
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Yvang:

Yes to Fuzz! Hi Larry, Candy O, Danny, WR, NGH!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:04pm
Funky16Corners:

Matt! Yvang!
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Sem:

Hello, Larry, and California dreamers. Along for for the rad ride.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:06pm
Funky16Corners:

Hey Sem!
Avatar 3:06pm
still b/p:

Fascinatin' that not too many years earlier, though there were roots and progenitors, the sound and music aesthetic of these tracks really didn't exist, eh?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:07pm
Funky16Corners:

Nope. 1965/66 was a tipping point where all kinds of threads started to come together
Avatar 3:07pm
SquigY0:

greetz larry and all
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Michael 98145:

round and round we go
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Funky16Corners:

SquigY0!
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Funky16Corners:

Michael!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:08pm
Funky16Corners:

@SBP - I was agreeing with you (poorly worded)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm
Little Danny:

"Taxman" had a positive effect on pop music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm
Power Papi:

Sounds like the Mamas & Papas backing up Tommy Roe
Avatar 3:09pm
Erica:

That Yeah part you mean Papi?
Avatar 3:09pm
SquigY0:

huge kudos and appreciation for your garage Iron Leg btw. So good.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:09pm
Funky16Corners:

@Danny - I'd like to do a whole show (or a premium) of songs that use the Taxman framework!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
Brian in UK:

Hello Larry.

Power Papi, just what I was thinking.

And now LOVE's first album.
Avatar 3:10pm
Erica:

Hi everyone! (forgot to greet you guys),
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
Funky16Corners:

@PowerPapi - That was Curt Boettcher and friends backing up Tommy Roe
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
Funky16Corners:

Hi Erica!
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SquigY0:

Hey Erica :)
Avatar 3:10pm
Erica:

And this Love song sounds like the 13th Floor Elevators.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
dutchtheo:

Hey Larry and pebbles and nuggets diggers., Love Love
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
Funky16Corners:

Theo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm
Little Danny:

@Larry: Man that'd be great. I love that riff in everything. So propulsive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm
Phillippe Bastille:

howdy
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Funky16Corners:

Phillippe!
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Funky16Corners:

@Danny - I'll have to start working on that!
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Andrew Hollywood:

hello <3
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:12pm
Funky16Corners:

Hi Andrew!
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Yvang:

Love, The seeds, Seeds of Love.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:13pm
Funky16Corners:

Have I ever told my Sky Saxon story on the show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm
Little Danny:

Hearing the Seeds always reminds me of how unique their sound was.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:13pm
Funky16Corners:

Indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:14pm
northguineahills:

da Buffaloes!
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dreamyandseedy:

greetings!
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Funky16Corners:

Hey Dreamy!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:15pm
Funky16Corners:

Dig that radically different 45 mix!
Avatar 3:16pm
still b/p:

Story, story!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm
Little Danny:

I'm personally always down for a Sky Saxon story, Larry. I don't think I recall hearing yours.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm
zivilars:

finally able to tune in live again ... thanks for your show(s), Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm
doctorjazz:

A bit of BS is always welcome (at least Neil, Steven and the crew BS)!
Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm
Phillippe Bastille:

sounds like the GTD all star lineup!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
zivilars:

get 100% well soon, Larry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
Little Danny:

Wow, Larry, glad to hear you're feeling better. That's intense. You sound strong and great if nothing else.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
Candy-O'67:

I almost wrote earlier that this was right up my alley, as well!
Avatar 3:19pm
still b/p:

Hope the stresses recede behind and all is better pronto.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
Candy-O'67:

Glad to hear you are feeling better, as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
dreamyandseedy:

congrats on vaccine part 1!
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Michael 98145:

better health to you ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:21pm
doctorjazz:

My older daughter got dose 1 today, bit achy and queasy, not too bad. Younger daughter gets dose 1 in a week. I got both, had no bad effects at all (but some folks in my office got pretty ill).
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Andrew Hollywood:

congrats on the vax and thanks for taking it!
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Funky16Corners:

Hey Zivilars! Doc!
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Funky16Corners:

Thank you all for the kind words. Feeling pretty good, especially psychologically.
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zivilars:

what a fantastic track!!
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Funky16Corners:

Yeah, this is a killer!
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WR:

high praise you give to Baker Knight and the Knightmares doing Hallucinations. when and how did you find out about that record.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
Funky16Corners:

I first heard it on a mix tape years ago and chased my own copy of the 45 for YEARS. I was a very happy boy when I finally put that one in my record box.
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Little Danny:

This Bobby Fuller track is so rapturous.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:28pm
Funky16Corners:

Yeah, they had a lot of joy in their sound
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm
Little Danny:

Oh man this Deep Six track is a huge fave. I put it on last year's premium. That swooping guitar (or bass?) riff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm
doctorjazz:

Really Hard to schedule shots in New Jersey. My younger daughter, who's a teacher, and nervous about returning to the classroom, couldn't schedule one. Places would open slots at midnight, and they'd be gone before she could finish booking the slot. The only way she (and my older daughter) got them was through help of her boyfriend, who's a computer geek (works for Google...). He wrote a program that found open slots and booked one before it was taken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm
northguineahills:

Ok, there is sun outside finally need some vitamin D, and it's not hot, so I might take a saunter before the tourists come en mass tomorrow. (the bloody GOP CPAC maskless a-holes last weekend were annoying AF).
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Brian in UK:

Oh the Mix Tapes. What great bands.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:31pm
Funky16Corners:

@Danny - That track is a mind blower, especially for 1966. It was aregional hit in Southern California
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:32pm
Little Danny:

Indeed. They had an album, too, which I've never explored.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:32pm
Funky16Corners:

@Doc - I managed to get mine by subscribing to a vaccine alert Twitter account that published when health departments et al were handing out appointments. I got mine about an hour away from home (yet still in Ocean County)
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Funky16Corners:

@NGH - Enjoy your walk!
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Funky16Corners:

@Danny - I've never come across the album
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:34pm
ike p:

nice show today DJ Larry! loving this mellow groove on crystal ship
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Michael 98145:

US healthcare should NOT be this dysfunctional
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks Ike!
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still b/p:

The female vocalist in Deep Six cut, so familiar. A bit like Spanky and our Gang singer, and a little like Grace Slick. Found name, Miss Dean Cannon, but no credits other than Deep Six.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:35pm
Funky16Corners:

@Michael - You're right, and think of all the months that were wasted when infrastructure could have been put in place
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Michael 98145:

did they brag about that at "T"PAC?

/s
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:36pm
Funky16Corners:

No doubt...
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Funky16Corners:

@Danny - Apparently the Deep Six appeared on Hullaballoo, but I've never seen the clip
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still b/p:

I agree with Biden's sentiment of response to TX and MS opening up, but his "Neanderthal" comment does no one any good. Is it encouraging, helpful or persuasive?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm
Little Danny:

I'll see what I can find...

p.s. Wholly unaware of this NGDB album. Love how straightforwardly sunshine pop that track was.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:38pm
Funky16Corners:

@Danny - The first two NGDB albums are full of stuff like that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm
doctorjazz:

My daughter drove about an hour for hers today (my wife drove her in case she had a bad reaction), up in Hackensack (I think they sang Hackensack by Fountains of Wayne the whole way there).
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Funky16Corners:

BTW, this is Teddy, Tim, and Mickey Rooney Jr
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:39pm
Brian in UK:

Certainly no Will the Circle.....vibe
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doctorjazz:

Great sets, BTW!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:40pm
Funky16Corners:

@Brian - They were a radically different band in the beginning than what they became
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm
northguineahills:

I'll be listening, Larry

I can't even afford my topical medication, let alone the oral medication for my psychotropic psoriasis.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:40pm
Funky16Corners:

Thanks Doc!
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Brian in UK:

How regional was the music in the 60s/70s? Was it difficult to break out?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:42pm
Funky16Corners:

I don't think it was hard to break out, but it was easier to be a big deal on a regional basis
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:43pm
Funky16Corners:

Picture of the Rooney Brothers here. Mickey's DNA is everywhere www.45cat.com...
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Erica:

Larry you misspelled Brothers for "I'm Wondering".
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:43pm
Funky16Corners:

I'll fix that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:45pm
Little Danny:

'60s and '70s were probably the best years for a regional (or even solidly "local") record to get national airplay in the states, even if it were occasionally or somewhat fluke-ish.
Avatar 3:45pm
Erica:

Thanks Larry.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:46pm
Funky16Corners:

@Danny - I'm always surprised when I find a local/regional pressing of a 45 that became a national hit. There are TONS
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:46pm
Brian in UK:

Larry, there are shows to be had about small record labels. Kama Sutra, World Jazz/Pacific etc. Easy for me to write ofcourse.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:47pm
Funky16Corners:

Absolutely! World Pacific has tons of cool things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:48pm
Little Danny:

@Larry: I know, it's dizzying. As a fetishist of first/local pressings it drives me crazy.
Avatar 3:49pm
SquigY0:

zomg the elevator symbolism :D
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:49pm
Brian in UK:

Got Lord Buckley in Concert on WP. Why has that full show on Lincoln's birthday at the Ivar never been released.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:49pm
Funky16Corners:

That pathway from local labels to national distribution is one of my favorite parts of older music. Who made the decision to pick a local mover for national airplay? There are some really obscure records, too.
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still b/p:

All of them hoping for national success? Or was there a decent and appreciative off-chart market to aim for?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:50pm
Funky16Corners:

I'm not sure who owns the WP catalog
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:50pm
Little Danny:

I love the mid-'60s elevator metaphors. They seem to have been briefly de rigueur.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:50pm
Funky16Corners:

All aiming for the big time!
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Funky16Corners:

One more!
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Little Danny:

Sony does, I believe.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:51pm
Brian in UK:

Little Danny, I was always an Otis fan!
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Erica:

The rest of the set I'm guessing is about elevators.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:51pm
Funky16Corners:

This is a wildly far out record for 1966!
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Erica:

Or elevator operators I should say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:52pm
zivilars:

having missed this show a few weeks, I immediately was remembered why I love Testify! so much ... Larry, your sets are always on fire!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:52pm
Funky16Corners:

There were pockets around the country where people had gone all they way lysergic by 1966!
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks zivilars!
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Candy-O'67:

Wish you could throw some 13th Floor Elevators in this set and 99th Floor from The Moving Sidewalks, but they aren't CA bands ;)
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still b/p:

The Lift Banke was a great band.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:52pm
Funky16Corners:

I see what you did there...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm
Candy-O'67:

Well, maybe you could. Bobby Fuller Four is from TX, too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm
doctorjazz:

All this elevator motion is dizzying.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm
Candy-O'67:

Haha, sure is, doctorjazz. Hey!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:54pm
Brian in UK:

What the f... do big labels know about anything, they never got hip to the current music scene for streaming. Just greedy with no music sensibilities.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:55pm
Funky16Corners:

Bobby Fuller, like Sir Doug, Janis and in a smaller way the Elevators was an adopted Californian.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:56pm
Funky16Corners:

Lamp of Chidhood featured Mama Cass's first husband, Jim Hendricks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm
Candy-O'67:

This is true, Larry. It's funny how those two states switch places a lot. I've also lived in CA for a long period of time and I'm from TX. I'm back in TX now, but it's funny. Seems that a lot of Californians have made an exit for TX in the past 10 year or so. It's back and forth all the time!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:58pm
Brian in UK:

I thought A&M was formed around '65. Three years too late.
  3:58pm
Irene:

I’m definitely getting a lift from these tunes!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:58pm
Funky16Corners:

Back in the mid-60s they were fleeing draconian drug prosecution
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Funky16Corners:

Hi Irene!
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Candy-O'67:

Haha, Larry!
  4:00pm
Irene:

I’ve been listening and loving the music while out and about with errands.
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Michael 98145:

discogs: "In summer 1968, Transamerica Corporation purchased all of the Liberty labels including World Pacific. Liberty and the rest of the labels were folded in with the United Artists Records label, also owned by Transamerica."
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still b/p:

Just saw that Giant Step was B-side to Last Train to Clarksville, so it's interesting that right outa the gate someone thought a little psychedlic break was a good idea in a Monkees song.
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doctorjazz:

Taj Mahal did a great version of Take a Giant Step (which for some strange reason I heard before I heard The Monkees version).
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Funky16Corners:

@Doc - Yes! Taj Mahal's solo version is very cool.
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Andrew Hollywood:

That whole Giant Steps album by Taj Mahal is really...gigantic
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Funky16Corners:

It is indeed! I think I had it on an Edsel reissue back in the 80s
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doctorjazz:

Amen, Andrew Hollywood!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:13pm
Brian in UK:

Ah the Battle of the Bands.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:14pm
Funky16Corners:

One of the greatest tonal disparities between an A and B side in all of recorded history.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:15pm
Brian in UK:

The Fabulous Dawgs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm
doctorjazz:

Have out from when it was issued; Fishin' Blues on De Ole Folks at Home album (released together)also knocked me out.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:17pm
Brian in UK:

From the start this has LHI fingerprints all over it.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:18pm
Funky16Corners:

Lynn Castle was a hairdresser to the stars (liek Sonny and Cher)! She appears on an old episode of To Tell the Truth
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:19pm
Funky16Corners:

I found the Rainy Day Friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:19pm
Little Danny:

Whoa did not know that about Lynn Castle. Wonder if she crossed paths with Jay Sebring? '60s Hollywood was certainly a smaller landscape.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:20pm
Funky16Corners:

It's certainly possible.
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Jeff Ash:

Late to the party, but greetings from Wisconsin! Had to transcribe an interview, so only one audio stream at a time.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:21pm
Funky16Corners:

Hey Jeff!
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Erica:

Rainy Day Friends sounds like the Mamas and the Papas.
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Michael 98145:

yes
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Funky16Corners:

@Erica - Yes! That's what drew me to the record.
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Brian in UK:

Thorin Oaken Shields brother?
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Matt from New Orleans:

@Larry I read that as I founded... and I was like wasn’t Larry a kid back then and then my brain started working again
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Funky16Corners:

Oh yeah. I was 4 in 1966
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Little Danny:

Man all of these Los Angeles record labels really blur together for me.
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Funky16Corners:

This is a California surf group, covering a French band and singing it in a French accent
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Brian in UK:

Was Philips, a Dutch company?
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Funky16Corners:

I think it was
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Matt from New Orleans:

Yup a subsidiary of the oil company now called ConocoPhillips which makes sense as vinyl is a petroleum byproduct.
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Little Danny:

Founding members of the original Sandals were Belgian, so perhaps the accents weren't so affected.
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Funky16Corners:

@Danny - I had no idea! Maybe that's how they heard the record in the first place?
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SquigY0:

oh masculine. toxic :D
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Matt from New Orleans:

I’m an idiot BTW. I conflated the American oil company with the Dutch multinational corporation. There’s no connection aside from a similar name.
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Funky16Corners:

I would have made the same assumption
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Michael 98145:

i've got a Masculine Intuition that i've done something wrong again
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still b/p:

Heard Masculine Intuition in last day or two and couldn't help imagining a couple of women in an audience as it was performed, sitting with their arms crossed and turning to look at each other with eyebrows slightly raised and and and "Oh, really?" expressions on their faces.
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SquigY0:

heh
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Little Danny:

The European Phillips label had a esoteric sort of distribution deal with Mercury Records in this country in the '60s. But, under Mercury's aegis, the Philips Records of Thorinshield, Changin' Times, etc. also became essentially a typical American subsidiary label all its own (with no hard connection to Europe). It drew from American artists and was oriented to the American market.
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Candy-O'67:

KAK - yeah!!
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Brian in UK:

Black Roses was a Clear Light favourite. I think Cliff de Young went on to make TV films.
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Funky16Corners:

@Brian - He made all kinds of films. Good actor.
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Brian in UK:

Kack over here means S..t.
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Brian in UK:

Great selections, Larry.
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks Brian!
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Sem:

Enjoying the show +++. So good.
Thank you, Larry!
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks Sem!
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Little Danny:

Wow, this is trippy.
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Little Danny:

That fade-in reminded me of the Lyres' "Don't Give It Up Now."
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Funky16Corners:

You're right! I never thought of that!
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Michael 98145:

enjoying all this. thank you. we lived for a time in Long Beach.
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Funky16Corners:

You're welcome!
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Matt from New Orleans:

This singer’s name reminded me of Bob Einstein’s character on Curb Your Enthusiasm
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Brian in UK:

Justified Ancients?
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still b/p:

If I'm going to keep diagramming on the wall what song reminds me of song X and song Y with a touch of song Z, I'm going to need a bigger apartment.
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Little Danny:

Wonderful show, Larry, always inspired by your selections.
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks Danny!
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Little Danny:

@still b/p: I hear ya.
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Funky16Corners:

@SBP - You need one of those corkboards with all the pushpins and the yarn
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Michael 98145:

what a creative decade
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still b/p:

Do it in the yard and get a drone view!
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Matt from New Orleans:

Thanks Larry. It has been a fun show.
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Little Danny:

@sbp: Classic manic-obsessive detective home cork board style.
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Jeff Ash:

Boy, this Don Agrati cut seems inspired by Nilsson's "Coconut."
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doctorjazz:

Thanks, Larry, much fun!
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Funky16Corners:

@Jeff - It sure does!
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Funky16Corners:

BTW - This is Robby from My Three Sons
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Jeff Ash:

Oh, yes, I remember that from your long-ago blog posts about him.
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dutchtheo:

Thanks, Larry! Great California trip!
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks Theo!
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still b/p:

Pin it and string it, Jeff!

Agrati had a connection that might've allowed him to get some King Family backup vocals on this.
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Candy-O'67:

Thanks, Larry!
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Erica:

Don, aka Robbie could sure sing Larry.
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zivilars:

thanks for a great show, Larry!!
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Yvang:

Thanks, Larry! Top-shelf show!
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still b/p:

Nicely fuzzy, jangled and psyched. Thanks!
f I'm going to listen to go back and attempt to fill in all the giant diagram's blanks/question marks where I couldn't figure which other song I was reminded of -- couldn't pull it up in memory -- I'm going to need the entire King Family over here.
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SquigY0:

lol "i'm not a lunatic"
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WR:

whoa, show over? A long set. Thank you Larry.
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Little Danny:

@squigY0: that made me laugh too. Larry just whipped through an overwhelming and complicated set of connections more succinctly than I believed possible.
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks guys!
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SquigY0:

thanks Larry!

Never ditch your lunacy!
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dreamyandseedy:

awesome show, thank you! excited for next week
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Erica:

What a show! I'll tune in next week for the pledge show.
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Funky16Corners:

I embrace my lunacy!
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Erica:

Thanks Larry!
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Funky16Corners:

Thanks Erica!
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SquigY0:

as do we, sir. as do we. ;)
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Funky16Corners:

@Danny - I aspire to your description!
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