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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Psychedelic Sundaze #8

As you probably know, Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, but moved to England to form the Jimi Hendrix Experience (pictured above). The impact and inventiveness of Hendrix' guitar playing has been recounted by countless journalists since his demise in 1970. The story of David Vorhaus, another expat, has not been disseminated quite as thoroughly. In the grand scheme of Rock & Roll, however, his band White Noise might have been every bit as influential as the Experience. Especially considering, for better or worse, how important the synthesizer became as an instrument in rock music. If you are interested in the history of electronic music, I urge you to check out Vorhaus' story here: Sound on Sound: David Vorhaus.

Happy Listening!

Tiny Purple Fishes: A Trip Through the First Psychedelic Era, Vol. VIII

01. Pisces, “Dear One” [1969]. U.S. (California)
02. Traffic, “Heaven Is in Your Mind” [1967]. U.K. (England)
03. The Moon, “Someday Girl” [1968]. U.S. (California)
04. White Noise, “Love Without Sound” [1969]. U.S./U.K.
05. July, “My Clown” [1968]. U.K. (England)
06. Popcorn Blizzard, “Missing You” [1968]. U.S. (New Jersey)
07. Crystal Circus, “Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You [ca. 1967]. U.S. (California)
08. Les Fleur De Lys, “Gong With the Luminous Nose” [1968]. U.K. (England)
09. Harry Nilsson, “She Sang Hymns Out of Tune” [1967]. U.S. (New York)
10. Thuderclap Newman, “Look Around” [1969]. U.K. (England)
11. The Ugly Ducklings, “Not For Long” [1966]. Canada
12. The Strawberry Alarm Clock, “Rainy Day Mushroom Pillow” [1967]. U.S. (California)
13. Tages, “It’s in a Dream” [1967]. Sweden
14. Chad & Jeremy, “Rest in Peace” (Single Version) [1967]. U.K. (England)
15. Status Quo, “Paradise Flat [1968]. U.K. (England)
16. The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Love or Confusion” [1967]. U.S./U.K.
17. The Vejtables, “Anything” [1966]. U.S. (California)
18. The Count Five, “Revelation in Slow Motion” [1968]. U.S. (California)
19. SRC, “Black Sheep” [1968]. U.S. (Michigan)
20. Bill Fay, “Some Good Advice” [1967]. U.K. (England)

Total Time: 59:40

Download it here: Tiny Purple Fishes, Vol. VIII

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