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Blue-Eyed Soul Boys

Advantages: All-American 60s pop and soul
Disadvantages: Simply its age

Before Web 2.0 allowed us to be as familiar with real-time happenings on the other side of the world as with those on our own doorstep, it wasn’t unusual for musical acts to be major stars in their own backyard while remaining virtually unknown further af ...

Templar19 03.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Groovin' - Young Rascals

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The Gods were indeed with you in the 60's

Advantages: A lost treasure
Disadvantages: None

'The Gods' are probably not a band readily remembered by many from the sixties. They did however very much exist and help start the careers of future Rolling Stone Mick Taylor and the L out of ELP, Greg Lake. Both had left before the debut album in 1 ...

RPB1968 03.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Genesis - Gods (The)

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Tutti Frutti! Al' Rudy!

Advantages: Lots of big tunes
Disadvantages: One average track

“Here’s Little Richard” was released in 1957 as the debut album from the Rock ‘n’ Roll singer Little Richard. It came the year after he dropped a string of successful hits, many of which found their way onto here as we find that he offers listeners a mixt ...

XICripZ 16.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Here's Little Richard - Little Richard

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The Monkees Listen To The Band

Advantages: A compact, easily accessible collection of great 60's tunes.
Disadvantages: It's a pity it wasn't a ten CD-box.

This remains probably my favourite box-set of all time. This was a real godsend upon release in 1991, as at the time hardly any of the Monkees records were still on catalogue. The package contains four CD's, containing all of the Monkees hit singles, thei ...

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Review of Monkees, The - Monkees (The)

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