Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Highs In The Mid-Sixties: The Texas Volumes

I've always been a fan of the "Highs In The Mid-Sixties" series. The albums showcase many garage bands that were previously uncomped. I have the entire series if anyone is interested in hearing them. I'm primarily focusing on Texas garage music for the first few posts on this blog.

Highs in the Mid-Sixties, Volume 11: Texas Part 1

Side 1

1. Larry & the Blue Notes: "In and Out"
2. The Buccaneers: "You Got What I Want" (M. Dallon) — rel. 1965
3. Kit & the Outlaws: "Don't Tread on Me" (K. Massengill)
4. The Chants: "Hypnotized"
5. The Visions: "Route 66" (Bobby Troup)
6. The Esquires: "Judgment Day"
7. The Four More: "Problem Child" — rel. 1966

Side 2

1. Chaz & the Classics: "Girl of the 13th Hour" — rel. 1966
2. Terry & Tommy: "It Ain't No Good"
3. The By Fives: "I Saw You Walking"
4. The Staffs: "Another Love"
5. Five of a Kind: "Never Again"
6. Nobody's Children: "Good Times"
7. The Bourbons: "Of Old Approximately" — rel. 1967


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Highs in the Mid-Sixties, Volume 12: Texas Part 2

Side 1

1. Tommy Jett: "Groovy Little Trip" (Tommy Jett)
2. The Derby-Hatville: "Turn into Earth" (The Yardbirds)
3. The Mind's Eye: "Help, I'm Lost" (The Mind's Eye)
4. The New Roadrunners: "Tired of Living" (Gary P. Nunn)
5. The Remaining Few: "Painted Air" (The Remaining Few)
6. The Stereo Shoestring: "On the Road South" (The Stereo Shoestring) — rel. 1968
7. Tuesday's Children: "Air-Conditioned Man" (Tuesday's Children) — rel. 1966

Side 2

1. The Buckle: "I've Got Something on My Mind" (Cameron/Martin/Brown)
2. The Brentwoods: "Babe You Know" (The Brentwoods) — rel. 1967
3. The Crabs: "Chase Yourself" (R. Leff) — rel. 1967
4. The Trackers: "You Are My World" (The Trackers)
5. The Soul Seekers: "Good Revelations" (The Soul Seekers)
6. The Y'All's: "Run for Your Life" (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
7. Leo & the Prophets: "Parking Meter" (The Prophets)


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Highs in the Mid-Sixties, Volume 13: Texas Part 3

Side 1

1. The Chessmen: "No More" (N. Green)
2. The Briks: "Foolish Baby" (The Briks)
3. Robb London & the Rogues: "Gloria" (Van Morrison)
4. The Fanatics: "I Will Not Be Lonely" (The Fanatics)
5. The Venturie "5": "Good 'n' Bad" (The Venturie "5")
6. Mustache Wax: "I'm Gonna Get You" (Mustache Wax)
7. The Bards: "Alibis" (The Bards)

Side 2

1. The Barons: "Don't Burn It" (The Barons)
2. Theze Few: "Dynamite" (D. Feals) — rel. 1966
3. The Madison Revue: "Another Man" (R. Rountree/D. Fisher)
4. The Roots: "Lost One" (Rudy Wyatt)
5. The Night Crawlers: "Let's Move" (The Night Crawlers)
6. The Zone V: "I Cannot Lie" (R. Bartell/E. Davis)
7. The Moon-Dawgs: "Baby as Time Goes By" (The Moon-Dawgs)


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Highs in the Mid-Sixties, Volume 17: Texas Part 4

Side 1

1. The Sparkles: "The U. T." (The Sparkles)
2. S. J. & the Crossroads: "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" (Jessie Hill)
3. S. J. & the Crossroads: "The Darkest Hour (Part 1)" (J. Sergio/S. Messina)
4. The Souncations: "Exit" (Jerry Rojas)
5. The Visions: "Humpty Dumpty" (The Visions)
6. The Spectrum: "Bald Headed Woman" (Talky)
7. The Gentlemen: "Come On" (B. Russo/E. Hackett) — rel. 1966

Side 2

1. Kempy & the Guardians: "Love for a Price" (Pat Davidson)
2. The Roks: "Hey Joe" (Billy Roberts)
3. Lost Generation: "They Tell Me" (Rhodes)
4. The Spades: "We Sell Soul" (Emil Schwartze)
5. Neil Ford & the Fanatics: "Bitter Bells" (Neil Ford/Stringfellow)
6. The Iguanas: "I'm Leaving You Baby" (Alan Melinger)


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Highs in the Mid-Sixties, Volume 23: Texas Part 5

Side 1

1. The Wind: "Don't Take Your Love Away" (L. C. Johnson)
2. The Lost Generation: "Let Me Out" (Rhodes/Keating)
3. Gaylon Ladd: "Her Loving Way" (Gaylon Latimer) — rel. 1965
4. Kenny Wayne & the Kamotions: "A Better Day's A Comin'" (Kenny Wayne Hagler)
5. Larry Mack: "Last Day of the Dragon" (Larry Stanley) — rel. 1966
6. Wilshire Express: "Lose Your Money" (Laine/Pinder)
7. Jimmy C. & the Chelsea Five: "Leave Me Alone"

Side 2

1. The Blox: "Hangin' Out" (R. Turner)
2. Gaylon Ladd: "Repulsive Situation" (Gaylon Latimer)
3. Sterling Damon: "Rejected" (M. D. Gilmore) — rel. 1966
4. The Shayds: "Search the Sun" (S. Bailey)
5. The Children: "Enough of What I Need" (B. Ash/Quillian Marechal)
6. Sweet Smoke: "Morning Dew" (T. Rose/B. Dobson) — rel. 1968

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