THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD
492) The Good Feelins — “Shattered”
This ‘68 A-side from the San Bernardino garage band “steals the show . . . an intense, brooding punkadelic stomper with ripping fuzz guitar, in-your-face keyboards, and a wicked dual guitar break.” (Gilesi, https://cosmicmindatplay.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/classic-singles-76-the-good-feelins-im-lost-shattered-1968/)
Psychedelicized gives some history:
From Pacific High School and San Bernardino Valley College in “Berdoo”, SoCal, this short-lived band reached its peak in 1967 when the boys signed with Liberty Records. They performed at many concerts . . . opening for Eric Burden and the Animals, The Grass Roots, Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Music Machine, The Troggs and others. The group broke-up after only about a year, owing to Liberty dropping them and having lost two members to the Viet Nam draft.https://psychedelicized.com/playlist/g/the-good-feelins/
Gilesi adds some more background:
The Good Feelins[‘] . . . . debut single . . . . “I’m Captured” is a fine slice of up-tempo garage pop and it’s no surprise that the 45 created enough of a buzz locally to be picked up by Liberty Records for national distribution in July of the same year. “I’m Lost / Shattered” was the group’s follow-up single released in March 1968 . . . but unfortunately . . . couldn’t repeat the success of their first release.https://cosmicmindatplay.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/classic-singles-76-the-good-feelins-im-lost-shattered-1968/
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