Cavaliers — “Seven Days of Crying”: Brace for the Obscure (60s rock)! — January 28, 2023


715) Cavaliers — “Seven Days of Crying”

Blistering ’66 garage track from Lynwood, in L.A. County, California. When love turns to hate . . .

Back from the Grave says:

[T]he group of high school pals began in 1964 as a surf instro[mental] group dubbed The Bremen Band, then changed it a bit later to The Surf Age. By the end of ‘64, the group began to work on vocals, and [became] the Cavaliers. They got a reputation for being able to play the current “hits” of the day just like the actual records. The Cavaliers won three straight “Battle of the Bands” competitions at the Palladium. They had a pretty large fan club following . . . . [T]he drummer’s dad put up the bucks to subsidize a recording session. . . . [The single] sout of a 1,000 copy pressing. The Cavaliers continued to play together for a few more years [as] Crystal Fog”.

liner notes to the CD comp Back from the Grave, Vol. 4: Raw ‘N’ Crude Mid-60s Garage Punk

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