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Of course I am expecting the inevitable 'shit''worst record ever' and all that, also 'it isn't soul' but I've been playing this a lot today and it's so catchy I can't get rid off it so I thought I'd send it up to see what you think, nb. it would be far better in mono.

Oh bollocks I'll save you the trouble - it's shit, don't download it laugh.gif

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Play it again, it's infuriatingly catchy...

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theres a few familar bits

had me half expecting "baby..." during intro and later on a bit of "how do you like it"

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Well I like it Pete

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Of course I am expecting the inevitable 'shit''worst record ever' and all that, also 'it isn't soul' but I've been playing this a lot today and it's so catchy I can't get rid off it so I thought I'd send it up to see what you think, nb. it would be far better in mono.

Oh bollocks I'll save you the trouble - it's shit, don't download it  laugh.gif

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Even I like it and you know Im a 70s fan HEE HEE :yes:

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totally kicks ass!

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After listening to this about 25 times I have now decided that it is brilliant and will have a row with anyone who disagrees :D

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Nobody recognise the artist yet?

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After listening to this about 25 times I have now decided that it is brilliant and will have a row with anyone who disagrees  :D

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You are going deaf then!

Very similiar in feel to Harold Melvin - get out!

£10.00 then........................?

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I suggest that it is fact you who is going deaf mr so called Big Boy :D

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Nobody recognise the artist yet?

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The Sonics according to the player :D

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Nobody recognise the artist yet?

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It wouldn't be 4 Hedgehogs would it Pete?

(There is more than one gag here.)

PS. I like it

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This has gotta be the same Sonics that did a version of Have Love Will Travel and a record called Psycho (White 60's garage band)

Love it!

Jodie x

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This has gotta be the same Sonics that did a version of Have Love Will Travel and a record called Psycho (White 60's garage band)

Love it!

Jodie x

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If it is it's on the LP The Sonics Boom (1966) :D

A rock & roll band from Tacoma, WA, the Sonics' original members were Gerry Roslie (lead singer and piano/organ), Andy Parypa (guitar), Larry Parypa (bass), Bob Bennett (drums), and Rob Lind (saxophone). Forming in the wake of the early-'60s success of local favorites the Kingsmen and the Wailers (whose Etiquette label they recorded for), the Sonics combined the classic Northwest-area teen-band raunch with early English band grit (particularly influenced by the Kinks), relentless rhythmic drive, and unabashed '50s-style blues-shouting for a combination that still makes their brand of rock & roll perhaps the raunchiest ever captured on wax. Lead singer Gerry Roslie was no less than a white Little Richard, whose harrowing soul-screams were startling even to the Northwest teen audience, who liked their music powerful and driving with little regard to commercial subtleties. With hit after hit on the local charts (and influencing every local band that ever took the stage), the band inexplicably was never able to break out nationally, leaving their sound largely undiluted for mass consumption. Breaking up in the late '60s (after one ill-fated album attempt to water down their style for national attention), the Sonics continue today to be revered by '60s collectors the world over for their unique brand of rock & roll raunch. Artists Direct.

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If it is it's on the LP The Sonics Boom (1966)  :shhh:

A rock & roll band from Tacoma, WA, the Sonics' original members were Gerry Roslie (lead singer and piano/organ), Andy Parypa (guitar), Larry Parypa (bass), Bob Bennett (drums), and Rob Lind (saxophone). Forming in the wake of the early-'60s success of local favorites the Kingsmen and the Wailers (whose Etiquette label they recorded for), the Sonics combined the classic Northwest-area teen-band raunch with early English band grit (particularly influenced by the Kinks), relentless rhythmic drive, and unabashed '50s-style blues-shouting for a combination that still makes their brand of rock & roll perhaps the raunchiest ever captured on wax. Lead singer Gerry Roslie was no less than a white Little Richard, whose harrowing soul-screams were startling even to the Northwest teen audience, who liked their music powerful and driving with little regard to commercial subtleties. With hit after hit on the local charts (and influencing every local band that ever took the stage), the band inexplicably was never able to break out nationally, leaving their sound largely undiluted for mass consumption. Breaking up in the late '60s (after one ill-fated album attempt to water down their style for national attention), the Sonics continue today to be revered by '60s collectors the world over for their unique brand of rock & roll raunch.  Artists Direct.

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Oooh Get her!! :D

Jodie xx

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P.S there is another LP called "This Is The Sonics" If i'm not very much mistaken.

Was very very into 60's garage before I found the delights of soul! (bet you couldn't tell to look at me)

Jodie

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P.S  there is another LP called "This Is The Sonics"  If i'm not very much mistaken.

Was very very into 60's garage before I found the delights of soul! (bet you couldn't tell to look at me)

Jodie

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There's a few it seems.....

>>sonics lps<<

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It is the Sonics, it was a B side on a 45 but they are very hard to find, I took that one off the recent revamped Big Beat cd. Good though, bet it sounds great loud.

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I think I'll get a dub cut of this but get it put into mono, see how it sounds, get someone to play it.

I wonder why it showed up as being The Sonics, I took the name off it when I recorded it! Jodie would have got it anyway, they have a very distinctive sound, Psycho must be in my all time top 20 records of any type.

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Still sounds great!

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Everything on the first two Sonics LPs is absolutely awesome and some of the best music ever recorded in the history of the universe.

Would've been nice if they would've used the mono masters for that recent remaster CD on BigBeat/ACE instead of the inferior stereo ones though... :thumbsup: Let me know if you need the original mono master version of "Don't Be Afraid..." and I'll e-mail it to you, Pete.

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Everything on the first two Sonics LPs is absolutely awesome and some of the best music ever recorded in the history of the universe.

Would've been nice if they would've used the mono masters for that recent remaster CD on BigBeat/ACE instead of the inferior stereo ones though...  :thumbsup: Let me know if you need the original mono master version of "Don't Be Afraid..." and I'll e-mail it to you, Pete.

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Cheers mate, but I just got this one converted and put onto vinyl for my own consumption :yes:

never gonna find the original 45...

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never gonna find the original 45...

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It's the flipside to "Shot Down" (which is an even better tune IMO).

It can't be that hard to locate? Or can it? :thumbsup:

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I played this down the phone to Mick Smith just now and he said it's the worst record I've ever played him :angry: :thumbsup::yes:

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Of course I am expecting the inevitable 'shit''worst record ever' and all that, also 'it isn't soul' but I've been playing this a lot today and it's so catchy I can't get rid off it so I thought I'd send it up to see what you think, nb. it would be far better in mono.

Oh bollocks I'll save you the trouble - it's shit, don't download it

In the right venue that would be an absolute cult record. It's complete shit to me but right place right time would definitely take that on board. It reminds me of something but I don't know what. Think it might be toothache.

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In the right venue that would be an absolute cult record. It's complete shit to me but right place right time would definitely take that on board. It reminds me of something but I don't know what. Think it might be toothache.

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Tall Paul Robinson plays The Sonics and other 6T's garage stuff at his monthly night The GoGo in Edinburgh. He and Angus A GoGo have a guest each month playing Northern Soul. It's a young crowd and a great gig full of people who want to dance. For me it's a chance to play out some records that others would regard as too played out or too well known. Len Barry's 1,2, 3 and Shirley Ellis and The Clapping Song sound wonderful played off 45's in a club. They went down a storm. I've played Patti Austen, the Butlers and other recent Northern plays too. The GoGo is a chance to indulge oneself by playing records that meet the criteria of instant danceability. And you can certainly dance to The Sonics Try their version of Money.

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