July 7, 2021 Playlist

"Love, Peace And Happiness" by The Chambers Brothers (1969)
CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK
The Chambers Brothers "Love, Peace And Happiness"  1969 (USA)
The Chambers Brothers were four brothers from Mississippi who wound up starting a folk and gospel singing group in Los Angeles in the 1950's. In 1965 they made a splash at the Newport Folk Festival at the same time Bob Dylan was electrifying and "inventing folk rock". Their biggest hit came a couple years later by which time they had become more of a psychedelic soul garage band: the original album version of "Time Has Come Today" was a masterful 11-minute psychedelic freakout which didn't make the charts until they chopped it down to a 4-minute single almost a year later. They never scored another hit anywhere near that big, but recorded plenty of great tracks in the late sixties. Their most ambitious release is this week's classic album: a double elpee with one live concert record and one studio record, half of which is the titular track which takes up a whole side of the record and is their longest epic (16 minutes of groovy psychedelic soul.)
(N) = New Release
   
Artist Song Album Year Country
KlaatuTokeymor FieldSir Army Suit1978Canada
QueenBrighton RockSheer Heart Attack1974UK
Todd RundgrenCouldn't I Just Tell YouSomething/Anything?1972USA
Colin Moulding Say ItThe Hardest Battle EP (N)2021 (Burning Shed)UK
Teenage Fanclub In Our DreamsEndless Arcade (N)2021 (Merge)UK (Scotland)
Taras Bulba Another Lonely AngelSometimes The Night (N)2021 (Riot Season)UK
Menahan Street Band Cabin FeverThe Exciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band (N)2021 (Dunham/Daptone)USA
 
 
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Yours
   / Shanghai
Butterfly 3000 (N)2021 (Flightless)Australia
Dempagumi.inc Senshu Banzai Dempa Ichiza!
("1,000,000,000 Dempa Seat!" - sic?)
single (N)2021 (Meme Tokyo/Toy's Factory)Japan
Osees Encrypted Bounce (live)Levitation Session Vol. II (N)2021 (Reverberation Appreciation Society)USA
Black Keys Going Down South (R.L. Burnside) Delta Kream (N)2021 (Easy Eye / Nonesuch)USA
   
 
The Chambers BrothersLove Peace & HappinessLove Peace & Happiness
CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK
1969USA
The Chambers BrothersTime Has Come TodayThe Time Has Come1967USA
   
 
CanSoupEge Bamyasi1972Germany/Japan
GongFohat Digs Holes In SpaceCamembert Electrique1971France/Australia/UK
Magma'Iss' Lansei Doia1001 Centigrades1971France
FunkadelicWhat Is Soul?Funkadelic1970USA
   
 
John ColtraneAfro-Blue (Mongo Santamaria - live)Live At Birdland1963USA
Eric DolphyGWOutward Bound1960USA
Sun RaWorlds ApproachingStrange Strings1967USA
   
 
Ornette ColemanTheme From A Symphony (Variation 1)Dancing In Your Head1977USA

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