Ferguson Tractor — “12 O’Clock High”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — December 22, 2022



677) Ferguson Tractor — “12 O’Clock High”

Here is a fuzz/riff monster post-garage era (‘69) garage track, the A-side of the only single by a pretty unknown band. SF Scene calls it “a great sounding fuzz-a-delic track”. (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mHJtTI8YZB0). So have a Fuzzy Navel and enjoy!

Chris Bishop says that:

Ferguson Tractor was the vehicle . . . for D. Ferguson, who wrote both these songs. “12 O’Clock High” has strong fuzz guitar backing the vocals and what sounds like a Leslie speaker for the guitar’s wah effect on the chorus.


The band must be from a rural area since the Ferguson tractor was a pretty iconic farm vehicle — https://www.anglo-agriparts.com/ferguson-tractors-history.

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