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A four-hour, 90-track overview of the Los Angeles music scene between 1965 and 1968. Featuring a dazzling combination of major league LA players, enduring cult acts and ultra-rare garage punk 45s. Housed in a stylish clamshell box that includes a heavily illustrated and annotated (more than 20,000 words) 80-page bound booklet, 'Heroes and Villains' is a fascinating four-hour trip into the heart of the late '60s LA music goldmine. After The Beatles captivated a generation with their appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Los Angeles music scene moved beyond the previously-dominant surf, hot-rod and girl group discs to fashion a spirited response to the British Invasion. Hollywood studios and the Sunset Strip teen clubs played host to a thrilling assortment of bands, with such names as The Byrds, Sonny And Cher and the increasingly ambitious Brian Wilson leading the charge as LA established itself in 1965 as America's leading music city. The scene moved on to encompass Psychedelia, Sunshine Pop and Proto-Hard Rock before August 1969's horrific Tate-LaBianca murders traumatised LA's music community and brought the freewheeling '60s to a shocking, apocalyptic end. 'Heroes and Villains: The Sound of LA 1965-68' charts the entire cataclysmic scene, with classic hits from The Monkees, Paul Revere And The Raiders, The Association and The Grass Roots joined by vital cuts from Love, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, The Mothers Of Invention, Captain Beefheart, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas And The Papas. Featuring enduring cult names (Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Seeds, Electric Prunes), the new breed of Singer-Songwriter (Tim Buckley, Nilsson), the emerging wave of Heavy bands (Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly), nascent Country-Rockers (Gene Clark, Stone Poneys, Gram Parsons' International Submarine Band) and studio-based, Beach Boys-inspired harmony Pop acts (Sagittarius, The Millennium, The Parade). In among the unreleased-at-the-time demos, alternative versions and first-time releases, there's a raft of hugely obscure Garage Punk 45s - many from bands now stepping forward to tell their story for the first time, including The Satans (the notorious 'Makin' Deals'), Somebody's Chyldren (Hollywood legend Mae West's backing band on her brace of 1966 albums), The Prophets of Old, The Heros and The Odds And Ends.
A four-hour, 90-track overview of the Los Angeles music scene between 1965 and 1968. Featuring a dazzling combination of major league LA players, enduring cult acts and ultra-rare garage punk 45s. Housed in a stylish clamshell box that includes a heavily illustrated and annotated (more than 20,000 words) 80-page bound booklet, 'Heroes and Villains' is a fascinating four-hour trip into the heart of the late '60s LA music goldmine. After The Beatles captivated a generation with their appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Los Angeles music scene moved beyond the previously-dominant surf, hot-rod and girl group discs to fashion a spirited response to the British Invasion. Hollywood studios and the Sunset Strip teen clubs played host to a thrilling assortment of bands, with such names as The Byrds, Sonny And Cher and the increasingly ambitious Brian Wilson leading the charge as LA established itself in 1965 as America's leading music city. The scene moved on to encompass Psychedelia, Sunshine Pop and Proto-Hard Rock before August 1969's horrific Tate-LaBianca murders traumatised LA's music community and brought the freewheeling '60s to a shocking, apocalyptic end. 'Heroes and Villains: The Sound of LA 1965-68' charts the entire cataclysmic scene, with classic hits from The Monkees, Paul Revere And The Raiders, The Association and The Grass Roots joined by vital cuts from Love, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, The Mothers Of Invention, Captain Beefheart, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas And The Papas. Featuring enduring cult names (Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Seeds, Electric Prunes), the new breed of Singer-Songwriter (Tim Buckley, Nilsson), the emerging wave of Heavy bands (Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly), nascent Country-Rockers (Gene Clark, Stone Poneys, Gram Parsons' International Submarine Band) and studio-based, Beach Boys-inspired harmony Pop acts (Sagittarius, The Millennium, The Parade). In among the unreleased-at-the-time demos, alternative versions and first-time releases, there's a raft of hugely obscure Garage Punk 45s - many from bands now stepping forward to tell their story for the first time, including The Satans (the notorious 'Makin' Deals'), Somebody's Chyldren (Hollywood legend Mae West's backing band on her brace of 1966 albums), The Prophets of Old, The Heros and The Odds And Ends.
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Format: CD
Label: GRAPEFRUIT
Rel. Date: 05/27/2022
UPC: 5013929190900

Heroes & Villains: Sound Of Los Angeles 1965-1968
Artist: Heroes & Villains: Sound Of Los Angeles 1965-1968
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1. Pleasant Valley Sunday (Single
2. Version) - the Monkees
3. Kicks - Paul Revere and the Raiders
4. Let Her Dance - Bobby Fuller Four
5. But You're Mine - Sonny and Cher
6. Tomorrow's Girl - Merrell and the 'Xiles
7. Sand - Lee Hazlewood with Suzi Jane Hokom
8. Acid Head - the Velvet Illusions 8 Along Comes Mary - the Association
9. Don't Say No - Ruthann Friedman
10. Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon) -The Mamas and the Papas
11. I Cried My Eyes Out - the Misunderstood
12. Our Love Should Last
13. Forever - the Whatt Four
14. Wanted: Dead or Alive - the Rogues
15. The Wind Blows Your Hair (Demo Version) - the Seeds
16. My Baby's Barefoot - the Syndicate
17. Point of No Return - the Music Machine
18. Chicanery - the Royal Teens
19. Keep Your Mind Open -Kaleidoscope
20. A Child's Guide to Good and
21. Evil - West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
22. Floating Downstream on An Inflatable Rubber Raft - the Second Helping
23. Let's Live for Today - the Grass Roots
24. She Sends Me - the Roosters
25. (Cause) You Don't Love Me - the Odds and Ends
26. Help Yourself - the Sanctions
27. I'm Going Back to New York
28. City - Somebody's Chyldren
29. The Trip - Kim Fowley
30. Say What You Mean - Glad
31. Come Looking for Me - Diane Hildebrand
32. Where Do We Go from Here -The New Wave
33. New Hard Times - Stone Poneys
34. Hungry Freaks, Daddy - the Mothers of Invention
35. Zig-Zag Wanderer - Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Computer Girl - Urban Renewal Project
36. The Most Up Till Now - the Peanut Butter Conspiracy
37. It Won't Always Be the Same -The Millennium
38. The Music Scene - Fapardokly
39. Just Can't Wait - the Prophets of Old
40. She Got Me - the Misunderstood
41. Makin' Deals - the Satans
42. Viet Nam - Bobby Jameson
43. With None Shoes - the Leaves
44. Be Happy, Baby - the Odds and Ends
45. Tears in My Eyes - the Royal Teens
46. Sunshine Girl (Promo-Only Stereo Mix) - the Parade Mr Richland's Favorite Song- Nilsson
47. Do You Like Worms (Roll Plymouth Rock) - the Beach Boys
48. Always You - Roger Nichols and the Small Circle of Friends
49. Carnival Song - Tim Buckley
50. Fire Engine Sky - Michael Blodgett
51. I'm Not Living Here -Sagittarius
52. Don't Turn the Light Off -The Churchill Downs
53. No Shame - the Touch (Hunger)
54. Uncle Jack - Spirit
55. August Mademoiselle -Children of the Mushroom
56. Long Time - the Rose Garden
57. Run- the Candy Company
58. Too Many People - Jim and the Lords
59. Just Wanna Be Myself - the No-N-Mees
60. Say It with a Smile - the Heros
61. Move with the Dawn - Mark Eric
62. Yellow Brick Road - Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
63. She Comes in Colors - Love
64. Time Will Show the Wiser
65. (Album Version) - the Merry-Go- Round
66. John Works Hard - the Laughing Wind
67. Calm Me Down (Promo Single Version) - the Human Expression Why (Alternative Version) - the Byrds
68. I Can Only Give You Everything-The Heros
69. Golden Apples of the Sun -Grains of Sand
70. Yesterday Holds on - Moorpark
71. Intersection Windy - Ruthann Friedman
72. Do I Have to Come Right Out
73. And Say It - Buffalo Springfield
74. Drivin' Sideways (On a One-Way Street) - Merrell Fankhauser and H.M.S. Bounty
75. 9 O'Clock Business Man - the Peppermint Trolley Company
76. The Great Banana Hoax (Extended Mix) - the Electric Prunes
77. Isha - Chris and Craig
78. Sit with the Guru - Strawberry Alarm Clock
79. Trip on Me - the Forum
80. Road to Nowhere - Hearts and Flowers
81. So You Say You Lost Your
82. Baby - Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers
83. Luxury Liner - International Submarine Band
84. Runnin' on Back - Del Shannon
85. She Sleeps Alone - the Parade
86. Pipe Dream - Chad and Jeremy
87. End of the Line - Boystown
88. Summer Magic* - the Paper Fortress
89. Cut Your Lawn - the Chyldren
90. A Girl I Knew (Single Version) - Steppenwolf
91. Flowers and Beads - Iron Butterfly
92. Black Roses - Clear Light
93. Hippy Town - Georgy and the Velvet Illusions

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A four-hour, 90-track overview of the Los Angeles music scene between 1965 and 1968. Featuring a dazzling combination of major league LA players, enduring cult acts and ultra-rare garage punk 45s. Housed in a stylish clamshell box that includes a heavily illustrated and annotated (more than 20,000 words) 80-page bound booklet, 'Heroes and Villains' is a fascinating four-hour trip into the heart of the late '60s LA music goldmine. After The Beatles captivated a generation with their appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Los Angeles music scene moved beyond the previously-dominant surf, hot-rod and girl group discs to fashion a spirited response to the British Invasion. Hollywood studios and the Sunset Strip teen clubs played host to a thrilling assortment of bands, with such names as The Byrds, Sonny And Cher and the increasingly ambitious Brian Wilson leading the charge as LA established itself in 1965 as America's leading music city. The scene moved on to encompass Psychedelia, Sunshine Pop and Proto-Hard Rock before August 1969's horrific Tate-LaBianca murders traumatised LA's music community and brought the freewheeling '60s to a shocking, apocalyptic end. 'Heroes and Villains: The Sound of LA 1965-68' charts the entire cataclysmic scene, with classic hits from The Monkees, Paul Revere And The Raiders, The Association and The Grass Roots joined by vital cuts from Love, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, The Mothers Of Invention, Captain Beefheart, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas And The Papas. Featuring enduring cult names (Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Seeds, Electric Prunes), the new breed of Singer-Songwriter (Tim Buckley, Nilsson), the emerging wave of Heavy bands (Steppenwolf, Iron Butterfly), nascent Country-Rockers (Gene Clark, Stone Poneys, Gram Parsons' International Submarine Band) and studio-based, Beach Boys-inspired harmony Pop acts (Sagittarius, The Millennium, The Parade). In among the unreleased-at-the-time demos, alternative versions and first-time releases, there's a raft of hugely obscure Garage Punk 45s - many from bands now stepping forward to tell their story for the first time, including The Satans (the notorious 'Makin' Deals'), Somebody's Chyldren (Hollywood legend Mae West's backing band on her brace of 1966 albums), The Prophets of Old, The Heros and The Odds And Ends.
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