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

Barbara Keith: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 6, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD 574) Barbara Keith — “Fisherman King” From the acclaimed songwriter’s first album (and a ’69 A-side). Barbara weighs the merits of being a fisherman’s wife vs. being a king’s wife. Enchanting rock, enchanting voice, what a siren song. It was immediately covered byContinue reading “Barbara Keith: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 6, 2022”

Donny Hathaway: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 5, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD 573) Donny Hathaway — “Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything)” “Voices”, the incredible opening track from Donny’s incredible ‘70 debut album Everything is Everything, is not funk, but it is so, so funky! Brandon Ousley writes that: Before releasing his debut album in theContinue reading “Donny Hathaway: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 5, 2022”

The Pretty Things: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 4, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD 572) The Pretty Things — “Talkin’ About the Good Times” You’ve heard of power pop — well, this is power psych. The ’68 A-side by the ugliest pretty things you’ve ever seen is magnificent (see #82, 94, 153, 251). Oh, and listen closelyContinue reading “The Pretty Things: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 4, 2022”

Buddy Britten & the Regents: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 3, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD 571) Buddy Britten & the Regents — “Right Now” Former Buddy Holly impersonator lays down the best version ever of a Herbie Mann/Mel Torme jazz classic, turning it into a swingin’ R&B number that Georgie Fame would have been proud it. Oh, andContinue reading “Buddy Britten & the Regents: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 3, 2022”

Barry Gibb: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 2, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD 570) Barry Gibb — “Peace in my Mind” An utterly gorgeous, utterly perfect pop song by Barry from his solo album that was never to be. “All I ask is peace in my mind” — which Barry Gibb might have longed for duringContinue reading “Barry Gibb: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 2, 2022”

Sons of Adam: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 1, 2022

THE GREATEST SONGS OF THE 1960s THAT NO ONE HAS EVER HEARD 569) Sons of Adam — “Saturday’s Son” A classic garage B-side from kings of L.A.’s Strip (see #187) about an outcast so screwed he would have given everything to have been born under a bad sign! “Saturday’s Son” is a “killer track, withContinue reading “Sons of Adam: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — September 1, 2022”