Merrell Fankhauser and H.M.S. Bounty — “Girl (I’m Waiting for You)”, Dana Gillespie — “You Just Gotta Know My Mind”, Los Mad’s — “I’ve Got that Feeling”: Brace for the Obscure (60;s rock)! — July 30, 2021

10) Merrell Fankhauser and H.M.S. Bounty “Girl (I’m Waiting for You)”

Of the West Coast pop-psych album from which I drew this song, Fankhauser himself says that it is “one of the rare lost psychedelic gems of the late 60’s.” Presumptuous, but I agree!

11) Dana Gillespie, “You Just Gotta Know My Mind”

Dana Gillespie, later to become a prolific blues singer, was discovered by Donovan. He wrote this smoking song and it was produced by Jimmy Page.

12) Los Mad’s, “I’ve Got that Feeling”

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards saw this Peruvian band perform at a party on the Lima beach of Ancon, which got them invited to England. They recorded demos that were finally released decades later — this song was written by Ray Davies and appeared on a few early Kinks albums. The Mad’s give the song true feeling, and outdo the original.

Here are the Kinks:

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