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SONNY & CHER– The Wondrous World of Sonny & Cher – (Atco) – 1966

  This is the second studio album by Sonny & Cher. My favourite subversive easy-listening hipster singing duo. I have commented on both “Sonny & Cher” and “Cher” albums before on this blog. Please refer to them for biographical detail. … Continue reading

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ROD MCKUEN – The Loner – (RCA) – 1966

  The full title of this album is : Rod McKuen‎– The Loner And 13 Other Rod McKuen Songs Of Love And Loneliness. If ever there was an accurate album title it’s this albums title. That’s not to say McKuen … Continue reading

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JOHNNY RIVERS – And I Know You Wanna Dance – (Imperial) – 1966

I have commented on Rivers in the past on his 1966 album “Changes”. I noted there that I was a late convert to him. This album here immediately preceded “Changes” and is the last album in the sound that made … Continue reading

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THE CRYAN’ SHAMES – Sugar & Spice – (Columbia) – 1966

It’s nice to get some straight ahead rock every now and then. It’s also nice to play an entire album by a US garage band. Normally you only get to hear the singles or selected tracks on garage compilations. With … Continue reading

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GARY LEWIS & THE PLAYBOYS – Hits Again! – (Liberty) – 1966

  What can I say about Gary Lewis that I haven’t already said in this blog?   In fact I think I’ve even said that before.   Google this blog for other comments on Gary Lewis & the Playboys.   … Continue reading

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JOHNNY RIVERS – Changes – (Imperial) – 1966

I never had much time for Johnny Rivers in my youth. He always seemed neither here nor there as I thought he was a MOR act just playing some rock n roll.   I also found his nasal, whiney delivery … Continue reading

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BOBBY VEE – Look at Me Girl – (Liberty) – 1966

what Frank is listening to #222 – BOBBY VEE – Look at Me Girl – (Liberty) –  1966 For biographical detail refer to my other Bobby Vee comment what Frank is listening to #182 – BOBBY VEE – Come Back … Continue reading

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PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS – Just Like Us! – (Columbia) -1966

what Frank is listening to #221 – PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS – Just Like Us! – (Columbia) -1966 I'm going to rehash a large chunk of an earlier "comment":   Back in "what Frank is listening to #119" I … Continue reading

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PETER AND GORDON – Somewhere – (Columbia) – 1966

Back in what Frank is listening to #141 I said this about Peter & Gordon … Peter Asher and Gordon Waller always crop up on "hits" albums of the 60s and indeed they should as they had many hits in the … Continue reading

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PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS – Midnight Ride – (Columbia) – 1966

  Back in "what Frank is listening to #119" I said this in relation to The Raiders album "Spirit of '67": "It's only in the last few years I have been really getting into Paul Revere and the Raiders. Back in … Continue reading

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