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Amboy Dukes - Missionary Mary (1968)

I just recently posted The Amboy Dukes with “Journey to the Center of the Mind”. Coincidentally, I came across their “Missionary Mary” today, which is a favorite of mine. 17 more words

The Womb sounds chill like any womb should feel

Psychedelic music is essentially a nice day in the sun, spent idling around, sitting under a tree and letting the thoughts drift (no need to enhance them with additional…erm…remedies). 160 more words


The Beatles - I Am the Walrus (1967)

This video is from the greatest psychedelic movie ever,  “Magical Mystery Tour”.

The History of Heavy Metal - Chapter Six: Break On Through

The years of 1967 and ’68 were arguably the most influential and important years in the evolutionary history of pop music. The world of pop music prior and the world of pop music after look very different from one another. 1,519 more words

60s Rock

Classic Singles #103: The Barrier – Uh! / Spot The Lights (1968)

The Barrier hailed from Fulham in South London and were originally known as The Purple Barrier, shortening their name in response to pressure from the management of Deep Purple (then a pop psych outfit themselves rather than the heavy rock behemoths they would become in the 1970s). 347 more words

Classic Singles

The Ramsgate Hovercraft on Pretty Ugly Records mixtape

Find The Hovercraft’s A Lighter Blue Cloak from the album Cinéma Vérité on mixtape Emporium #4, a shimmering collection of trippy new acoustic/electronic music just released by… 18 more words


The Musical Crimes of In-A-Gadda-da-Vida

One of the reasons I began collecting records, as with most of my hobbies, is to connect with history, especially the history of my youth.  When I was in the 8th grade, that’s age 13 for those who may not be able to make the correlation with American grade levels, one of the most-played songs was Iron Butterfly’s “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.”  At over 17 minutes long, we would find simple adolescent joy if we could find a girl silly enough to dance through the entire title track with us. 608 more words