The Mike Stuart Span — “Time”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — October 26, 2021

225) The Mike Stuart Span — “Time” 

Let me go out on a limb and dare say that this unreleased gem from a wonderful band from Brighton has quite profound lyrics. The Span started out as a soul band and morphed into psychedelia. They never “made it.” Vernon Joynson explains:

[T]he BBC invited them to feature in a documentary focusing on the life of a pop group on the way up. What could have been their big break, however, turned out to be a tour de force of unintentional comedy. A Year in The Life: Big Deal Group . . . detailed their increasingly desperate efforts to make it in toe-curling detail. One of the most revealing films ever made about the realities of the music business. . . .

The Tapestry of Delights Revisited

Part of a promo clip for “Time” from A Year in The Life:

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