Tag: 1966

I’d Love To Turn You On: Classical And Avant-Garde Music That Inspired The Sixties Counter-Culture (El Records)

I’d Love To Turn You On: Classical And Avant-Garde Music That Inspired The Counterculture offers a fascinating peek behind the curtain of the artists and musicians that inspired the British underground in the late 1960s.

Song Of The Day: The Left Banke, “Walk Away Renee”

Remembering drummer George Cameron, who passed away this weekend.

Jan & Dean: Filet of Soul Redux: The Rejected Master Recordings (Omnivore)

Surf duo Jan & Dean’s “comedy” album was intended as a contractual obligation, an unfunny joke that was rightly rejected, yet bowdlerized by their label after Jan Berry’s near-fatal car accident. Fifty-one years later, this reissue presents the album as it was meant to be heard.

Jan & Dean: Filet of Soul Redux: The Rejected Master Recordings (Omnivore)

Surf duo Jan & Dean’s “comedy” album was intended as a contractual obligation, an unfunny joke that was rightly rejected, yet bowdlerized by their label after Jan Berry’s near-fatal car accident. Fifty-one years later, this reissue presents the album as it was meant to be heard.

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “Pet Sounds”

A beautiful little instrumental passage from their finest album makes for wonderful Sunday morning chill-out listening.

Ann-Margret: Songs From The Swinger (And Other Swingin’ Songs) (él Records)

Swedish actress Ann Margret was a triple threat: a talented singer and actress who exuded natural sexuality. This compilation pairs two of her mid-sixties soundtrack albums, and are delightful listens.

Ann-Margret: Songs From The Swinger (And Other Swingin’ Songs) (él Records)

Swedish actress Ann Margret was a triple threat: a talented singer and actress who exuded natural sexuality. This compilation pairs two of her mid-sixties soundtrack albums, and are delightful listens.

Anita Kerr: The Five Classic Warner Brothers Albums 1966-1968 (el Records)

Anita Kerr left the comfort of her successful career in Nashville, setting out to Los Angeles to experiment with more contemporary music. The five albums she released under her name for Warner Brothers are fine examples of mid-60s Easy Listening and Sunshine Pop.

Anita Kerr: The Five Classic Warner Brothers Albums 1966-1968 (el Records)

Anita Kerr left the comfort of her successful career in Nashville, setting out to Los Angeles to experiment with more contemporary music. The five albums she released under her name for Warner Brothers are fine examples of mid-60s Easy Listening and Sunshine Pop.

Song Of The Day: Bert Jansch, “Henry Martin”

Taken from the Superior Viaduct release, Jack Orion.