The Hysterics — “Everything’s There”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — October 27, 2022


620) The Hysterics — “Everything’s There”

Richie Unterberger says of this ’65 garage rock classic that “[t]hey had a characteristic organ-guitar sound and snarling, immature teen putdown vocals”. ( Yup. Did those teen boys sound put upon! “The Hysterics were from San Bernardino and were a firm fixture at the teen clubs in the region. . . . Both of the two rare singles recorded by the band feature an eerie, almost cabalistic sound. Perhaps they were indeed part of some secret society.” (liner notes to Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968)

Here are the Love Ins — actually just an alias for the Hysterics!

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