Various ‎– Where The Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets: 1965-1968

Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 519759
4 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
Box Set


On The Strip
1-1 The Standells Riot On Sunset Strip
1-2 The Byrds You Movin'
1-3 Love You I'll Be Following
1-4 The Leaves Dr. Stone
1-5 Buffalo Springfield Go And Say Goodbye
1-6 Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band Zig Zag Wanderer
1-7 Iron Butterfly Gentle As It May Seem
1-8 Lowell George & The Factory (7) Candy Cane Madness
1-9 The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band If You Want This Love
1-10 The Bobby Fuller Four Baby My Heart
1-11 The Palace Guard All Night Long
1-12 Sonny & Cher It's Gonna Rain
1-13 The Guilloteens For My Own
1-14 The Rising Sons* Take A Giant Step
1-15 The Association (2) One Too Many Mornings
1-16 The Knack (7) Time Waits For No One
1-17 The Doors Take It As It Comes
1-18 Kaleidoscope (3) Pulsating Dream
1-19 The Seeds Tripmaker
1-20 The Music Machine The People In Me
1-21 The Sons Of Adam Saturday's Son
1-22 The Peanut Butter Conspiracy Eventually
1-23 Penny Arkade Swim
1-24 The Joint Effort The Third Eye
1-25 Spirit (8) Girl In Your Eye
Beyond The City
2-1 Thee Midniters Jump, Jive & Harmonize
2-2 The Light (8) Back Up
2-3 The Bush (2) To Die Alone
2-4 The Premiers Get On This Plane
2-5 The Odyssey (2) Little Girl, Little Boy
2-6 The Electric Prunes Hideaway
2-7 The Merry-Go-Round Listen, Listen!
2-8 The Spats She Done Moved
2-9 The Turtles Grim Reaper Of Love
2-10 Ken And The Fourth Dimension See If I Care
2-11 The Chymes (3) He's Not There Anymore
2-12 Opus 1 Back Seat '38 Dodge
2-13 The Humane Society Eternal Prison
2-14 The Others (3) Revenge
2-15 Things To Come Come Alive
2-16 Velvet Illusions Acid Head
2-17 Limey & The Yanks Guaranteed Love
2-18 The Romancers Love's The Thing
2-19 Kim Fowley Underground Lady
2-20 The Deepest Blue Pretty Little Thing
2-21 The Whatt Four You're Wishin' I Was Someone Else
2-22 W.C. Fields Memorial Electric String Band Hippy Elevator Operator
2-23 The Mustangs* That's For Sure
2-24 Fapardokly (Merrell & The Exiles)* Tomorrow's Girl
2-25 The Hysterics* Everything's There
2-26 The Yellow Payges Our Time Is Running Out
The Studio Scene
3-1 Keith Allison Action, Action, Action
3-2 Dino, Desi & Billy The Rebel Kind
3-3 The Knickerbockers High On Love
3-4 Jan & Dean Fan Tan
3-5 P.F. Sloan Halloween Mary
3-6 The Mamas & The Papas Somebody Groovy
3-7 Thorinshield Daydreaming
3-8 The Full Treatment Just Can't Wait
3-9 Yellow Balloon Yellow Balloon
3-10 London Phogg The Times To Come
3-11 The Lamp Of Childhood No More Running Around
3-12 The Garden Club Little Girl Lost-And-Found
3-13 The Moon (4) Mothers And Fathers
3-14 October Country My Girlfriend Is A Witch
3-15 Roger Nichols Trio Montage Mirror
3-16 The Pasternak Progress Flower Eyes
3-17 The Common Cold Come Down
3-18 Gary Lewis & The Playboys Jill
3-19 The Monkees Daily Nightly
3-20 Modern Folk Quintet* Night Time Girl
3-21 The Oracle (2) Don't Say No
3-22 Hearts And Flowers Tin Angel (Will You Ever Come Down)
3-23 Lee Hazlewood Rainbow Woman
3-24 Pleasure (15) Featuring Billy Elder Poor Old Organ Grinder
3-25 The Ballroom Baby, Please Don't Go
New Directions
4-1 Stephen Stills & Richie Furay Sit Down I Think I Love You
4-2 Jackie DeShannon With The Byrds Splendor In The Grass
4-3 Peter Fonda November Night
4-4 Danny Hutton Roses And Rainbows
4-5 The Dillards Lemon Chimes
4-6 The Rose Garden Here's Today
4-7 Nino Tempo & April Stevens I Love How You Love Me
4-8 Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart* Words (Demo)
4-9 The Motorcycle Abeline (You Used To) Ride So High
4-10 Gene Clark Los Angeles
4-11 Tim Buckley Once Upon A Time
4-12 The Everpresent Fullness Darlin' You Can Count On Me
4-13 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band I'll Search The Sky
4-14 Van Dyke Parks Come To The Sunshine
4-15 The Beach Boys Heroes And Villains (Alternate Take)
4-16 Jesse Lee Kincaid She Sang Hymns Out Of Tune
4-17 Nilsson* Sister Marie
4-18 Randy Newman Last Night I Had A Dream (Single Version)
4-19 Noel Harrison Life Is A Dream
4-20 Rick Nelson* Marshmallow Skies
4-21 Del Shannon I Think I Love You
4-22 The Byrds Change Is Now
4-23 Sagittarius (2) The Truth Is Not Real (Single Version)
4-24 Love You Set The Scene
4-25 Barry McGuire Inner-Manipulations

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An alternate history of '60s music, with loads of psych, folk-rock, fuzzed-out freakbeat, sunshine pop, and more.
Includes 3 previously unissued tracks.
Also features an 48-page book with essays, artist commentaries, '60s L.A. club guide, and unseen photos.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 081227985868
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L909
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, CD2): IFPI 2U4C
  • Mould SID Code (CD3, CD4): IFPI 2U9E
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): Z81333 M1S2 3 R2 519759-2.1 01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): Z81334 3 R2 519759-2.2 01 M1S2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD3): M1S1 Z81335 3 R2 519759-2.3 01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD4): M1S1 Z81336 3 R2 519759-2.4 02

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