Jungle (4) ‎– The 1969 Demo Album

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Red Lounge Records ‎– RLR 091
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Multicolor
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Tracklist

A1 House Of Rooms
A2 Somewhere Sweet Memories
A3 Gray Picnic
B1 Changes I'm Going Through
B2 Early Morning Rising
B3 Slave Ship

Notes

Recorded in New York in 1969 while the band was living in a farm in Vermont.
The original was pressed in a run of 50 demo copies only!
This is the multicolor version limited to 100 copies. Theres also a normal black version available. Both with artwork insert.

Reissued by Martin "Dixigas" Christoph

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 260016 927937

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CO-3027 Jungle (4) House Of Rooms(LP, Album) Jungle Music Corp. CO-3027 US 1969 Sell This Version
CO 3027 Jungle (4) Jungle(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Mul) Little Indians CO 3027 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
RLR 096 Jungle (4) The 1969 Demo Album(CD, Album) Red Lounge Records RLR 096 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
Eight Jungle (4) Jungle(CD, Album, RE) Little Indians Eight Germany 1998 Sell This Version
CO 3027 Jungle (4) Jungle(LP, Album, Ltd, RE) Little Indians CO 3027 Germany 1997 Sell This Version

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music_emporium

music_emporium

March 5, 2014
This album is a diamond in the rough. Musically, this is one of the better obscure psychedelic records of the period.
I really enjoyed the organ rhythms and fuzz guitar solos, for these guys could play nicely. The vocalist is decent as well.
The recording quality is perfect. A keeper album to range next your STRAWBERRY ALARM CLOCK, DR. HOOKER,
BOB SMITH, DR. HOOKER, HUNGER and the likes...
johnkatsmc5

johnkatsmc5

June 23, 2013

Jungle "Jungle" Recorded in New York in 1969 no label Demo Album Issued in Pain Black Sleeve original previously only issued as a 50 copies. Reissued intially in a blue velveteen cover with all artwork & text embossed in silver foil (Little Indians 1997) Limited repressing 450 copies sold out quickly & the record was re-released in a smaller edition 250 copies on multi-coloured vinyl.Also produced from Little Indians a CD Edition on 1999.
Only known one original copy exist in a private collection...!

From Los Angeles/California, this group made a pretty good laid back Rock record at the end of the decade that was re-issued in the '90s. This is one of those superobscure collector-type albums, probably better known for having only one existing copy than for the music contained. Nothing is known about the band Jungle except that they recorded this album in 1969. It's definitely an accomplished studio effort, with excellent recording and production. There are lots of really great swirling acid organ, good strong singing (sometimes harmonized), and some truly great isolated fuzz guitar breaks with some of the other guitar work approaching a jazzy flavor. The tunes are all originals, and while the lyrics have dated, the band still sounds great. Not only was this originally an extremely rare artifact originally, but both the CD and LP reissues were limited to 500 as well.(Westergaard, AMG)..

Turns out that JUNGLE where old Faves of us: Three Members of legendary California GARAGE PUNKERS the KNIGHT RIDERS (of "I" Fame) went on to play in Jungle. If you know the music of Jungle and ever wondered why the Album has powerful, emotional soulful vocals which may only can be compared to LOVE in moments ..here is why: The Knight Riders where one of the few racially integrated Garage bands and singer Butch went on to be one of the two lead singers in Jungle. The album is with the exception of 2 songs rather dark, which can be traced back some of the personal autobiographical hardships endured by the members. And if it was forshadowing the way the Jungle album was made, almost got a majorlabel deal and yet didn't is a story that could fill books, yet so sad some of it is to tough to print to this day.
This is one of the best and most sought after psychedelic gems ever recorded, with amazing and fluid heavy fuzz guitars, superb organ, drums and fantastic songwriting.
Recorded in New York in 1969 while the band was living in a farm in Vermont.
The original was pressed in a run of 50 demo copy´s only! No names or hints are given on the original LP but after over a decade of excrutiating search, Miguel Rodriguez, the man behind finding DARIUS, GARRETT LUND, STONEWALL and many more, finally found the band members! So here is your chance to listen to one of the great mystical Albums of the Psychedelic Private Press Collectors realm at the fraction of the cost of the original, in AMAZING sound. This gem comes in a gatefold cover with unseen pictures and full band history, released in full colaboration with the surviving Band members.
RED LOUNGE RECORDS 091..

From Los Angeles/California, this group made a pretty good laid back Rock record at the end of the decade that was re-issued in the '90s (Eight Little Indians CD 3027 / 1998). The critics are divided in their opinion about the privately pressed album. They differ from "Lost gem" to "mostly loungy (in the wrong sense) psychrock/AOR with offkey vocals and unimpressive songwriting" to "A strange one that’s gotten more attention than it deserves, but if you don’t get your hopes up too high you might enjoy it". I like it and I think it's pretty adventurous although they lose the direction sometimes. You better make up your own mind
Faintly Blowing..

Personnel:
Jay Mierly (vcls)
James Ryan Clark (lead gtr)
Virgil "Butch" Daniels (gtr)
John Dawson
Delbert Lang.

Full Album Playlist on dailymotion...http://www.dailymotion.com/playlist/x2pfa1_John_Dug_jungle/1#video=x116jhn