Tag: 1967

The Beach Boys: 1967: Sunshine Tomorrow (Capitol Records)

1967 wasn’t a good year for The Beach Boys, and it especially wasn’t good for Brian Wilson’s psyche. But the year did produce one of their greatest albums, the highly underrated Wild Honey. This two-disc collection examines the lesser-explored post-Smile Beach Boys era, even though the biggest selling point of this generous rarities collection deserved to stay unreleased.

Bobby Bare/Skeeter Davis/Liz Anderson/Norma Jean: Tunes For Two/The Game Of Triangles/Your Husband, My Wife (Morello)

This two-disc set compiles two albums of duets and one album of trio recordings pairing Bobby Bare with Skeeter Davis, Norma Jean, and Liz Anderson, and contains some fine performances from the first decade of Bare’s long, storied career.

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.

Tim Buckley: Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions (Light In The Attic)

In 1967, folk singer Tim Buckley turned twenty, but he was already a masterful songwriter with a powerful, unique voice. These recordings stem from the time surrounding the recording of his second album, Goodbye And Hello, but stand on their own in terms of potency and power.

Tim Buckley: Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions (Light In The Attic)

In 1967, folk singer Tim Buckley turned twenty, but he was already a masterful songwriter with a powerful, unique voice. These recordings stem from the time surrounding the recording of his second album, Goodbye And Hello, but stand on their own in terms of potency and power.

Song Of The Day: Tim Buckley, “Lady, Give Me Your Key”

Taken from the forthcoming Future Days Recordings release, Lady, Give Me Your Key: The Unissued 1967 Solo Acoustic Sessions .

Anita Kerr/Rod McKuen/San Sebastian Strings: The Sea, The Earth, The Sky (El Records)

This three-disc set compiles a trilogy of spoken word albums and a heady collaboration between poet Rod McKuen and arranger Anita Kerr.

Anita Kerr/Rod McKuen/San Sebastian Strings: The Sea, The Earth, The Sky (El Records)

This three-disc set compiles a trilogy of spoken word albums and a heady collaboration between poet Rod McKuen and arranger Anita Kerr.

Singles Staying Single: The Sundazed Records Singles Collection

It’s the first day of summer–and you say you need some sweet Sixties sounds for your beach party? Well, this recent selection of reissue singles from Sundazed Records will serve you well!