Friday Night Garage

A few songs I’ve been enjoying a lot of late…

The Yardbirds — “Mister, You’re a Better Man Than I.” Apparently every teen band in 1966 did a version of this one, and hearing the definitive version, you can see why.

The Kreeg — “Impressin.'” One from Albuquerque’s finest.

The Orange Alabaster Mushroom — “Your Face Is In My Mind.” A one-man band from Ottawa, The O.A.M. understands the power of the Vox organ.

The Contrast — “Caught In A Trap.” I’ve liked these guys since their days on Rainbow Quartz (one of my favorite labels). Now they’re on Little Steven’s Wicked Cool label, and still doing fine work.

Steve Barton & The Oblivion Click — “Cartoon Safe.” Steve is probably best known for his work with Translator (If you’re a certain age, you might remember this one.) As a bonus, the drummer is Robbie Rist, whom you might recall as Cousin Oliver from The Brady Bunch, and who is now one of the hardest-working (and funnier) guys in showbiz.

And what have you been listening to lately?

About profmondo

Dad, husband, mostly free individual, medievalist, writer, and drummer. "Gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche."
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