Knights Bridge: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 7, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD

575) Knights Bridge — “Make Me Some Love”

B-side of only single (‘68) by the Odessa, Texas, band — not the Knights Bridge Quintet from Waco, Texas! (http://ontheroadsouth.blogspot.com/2011/06/knights-bridge-quintet.html) This is AP garage rock — these high schoolers should have gotten college credit!

Bolt 24 Hot Sounds calls the song a “[m]ighty psych-ish Texas classic [by s]tudents of Permian High School and incredibl[y] competent for a bunch of 16-17 yrs olds.” (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HK1u-GpGjI0) DJ Big Leg says “those great tones & feedback with great vocal make this song a true gem”, (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VxaOPAku-6o) and Thomas Smith exclaims “[t]he fuzz on this one shook the rafters” (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HK1u-GpGjI0and) and “[m]ake me some FUZZZZZ Groovy record”! (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=F62oTtfeOZc). Lisa Prest says “freaking spectacular!. (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HK1u-GpGjI0). Though Christian Rouse does chime in “Make me some love”? They make love sound like it’s a sandwich.” (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VxaOPAku-6o)

Drummer Ted Franklin recalls that:

We cut the record in February of 1968. We wrote Make Me Some Love the night before in the motel, we needed a b side. Turned out to be the most popular of the two, I guess. . . . We had a car wreck on the way back from the studio, tore up my drums. We were all Jr’s that yr.It was a great trip.

http://detailedtwang.blogspot.com/2007/07/knights-bridge-both-sides-now.html

Man, this is a rare 45. Look at these prices!

46cat.com:

“The way you hold me. The way you touch me. Things you show me mean so much to me. Make me some love. Make me some love. Oh, make me some love. Turn me on girl in the midnight hour. I am stronger from your power. Make me some love. Make me some love. Oh, make me some love. Oh baby, make me some love. Make me some love, oh you’re the maker. Make me some love and I’m the taker. Make me some love. Oh, make me some love. [The way I met you, I knew I?] was going to get you. Make me some love. . . .”

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