Graham Gouldman — “The Impossible Years”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — October 27, 2021

226) Graham Gouldman — “The Impossible Years”

I have taken “The Impossible Years” from songwriter extraordinaire (“For Your Love,” “Evil Hearted You,” and “Heart Full of Soul” for the Yardbirds, “Bus Stop” and “Look Through Any Window” for the Hollies, and “No Milk Today” for Herman’s Hermits) Graham Gouldman’s ’68 album The Graham Gouldman Thing. Dave Thompson in All Music Guide notes that the album is “[l]argely compris[ed of] Gouldman’s own versions of the songs he had written for others, the album (which would be released in America only) was prefaced with a new single, “No Milk Today” . . . . It flopped.” (“ “Impossible” was released as a single the prior year by Wayne Fontana.

Here is Fontana’s version:

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