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Sunset LoveThe History Of Texas Garage Bands In The '60s Volume 6: Psychedelic Flower Power With Sunset Love

Label:Collectables – COL-0665, Collectables – COL-CD-0665, Collectables – 0665
Series:The History Of Texas Garage Bands In The '60s – Volume 6
Format:
CD, Album, Compilation
Country:US
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Genre:Rock, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock, Folk Rock, Folk

Tracklist

1Change
2Hippie
3Run To The Sun
4Reach Out
5Tribute To Kay
6Winters Day
7Little Children
8Innocence Dies Young On Our Street
9Man In The Park
10Father Paul
11World Of Pain
Written-By [Uncredited]Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
12Sunset Love
13Wheels
14Push, Push
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Notes

Issued in a standard jewel case with a 6-panel folded inlay.
Track 11 was originally performed by Cream.

[Inlay rear:]
Distributed by Collectables Records, Box 35, Narberth, PA 19072 © All rights reserved 1995

[Tray card rear:]
All songs Westex Music-Cicadelic Music except #11.
© ℗ 1995 Cicadelic Records

[Disc:]
Distributed by Collectables Records Corp. Box 35 Narberth, Pa, 19072 ©℗ 1995 All rights reserved

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 90431 06652 2
  • Barcode (Scanned): 090431066522
  • Matrix / Runout: 134591-W1-5224-2 DISCTRONICS USA **COL-CD-0665**

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  • roncam's avatar
    roncam
    Edited 7 years ago
    Recording information: 1968. Most of the volumes in the extensive History of Texas Garage Bands in the 1960s series are various-artists compilations, but this sixth set is devoted to a single artist, the folk-rocking Sunset Love. Another incongruity is that unless their hometown of Albuquerque, NM, is now somehow within the state of Texas, the band doesn't really belong here at all. (The original recordings were made for, but not released by, the AOK label in Odessa in 1968, thereby justifying the band's inclusion, sort of.) The album's subtitle is similarly misleading, because other than the occasional bit of phased vocal harmony, these 14 songs aren't psychedelia, but straight-up folk-rock with sunshine pop tendencies (think a less-playful Spanky & Our Gang), with earnest lyrics that involve lines like, "You can be part of the change," and song titles like "Innocence Dies Young on Our Street." Yet, for all the potential for sappiness -- and to be honest, nearly every song has at least one or two cringe-worthy lines -- the performances are so sincere and fresh-faced, and the largely acoustic tunes inviting enough, that the album is actually quite listenable. Not an album for the ages, perhaps, but a rare artifact well worth seeking out for sunshine pop and folk-rock fans. ~ Stewart Mason

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