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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Richard Twice - Richard Twice (1970 us, magnificent psych folk rock, with special guest musicians)



“This is a virtually perfect pop album, the kind of thing that would have ruled the charts if the wind had been blowing the right way that month” – The Acid Archives

This glorious pop album, originally released in 1970 Named after the mysterious duo of Richard Atkins and Richard Manning, its beautifully-crafted songs and glorious melodies have assured it an ever-growing cult reputation.

 Featuring top-notch backing from musicians such as Drake Levin (Paul Revere & the Raiders), Larry Knechtel (Bread), Mark Tulin (the Electric Prunes) and Rusty Young (Poco), it’s bound to appeal to all fans of high-quality early 70s US pop-rock.


Tracks
1. Generation '70 - 3:25
2. My Love Bathes in Silence - 3:03
3. 1:25 A.M. - 2:57
4. Your Love Like Heaven Be - 2:09
5. God Give Me Strength - 3:46
6. What Makes Me Love You Like I Do? - 2:42
7. If I Knew You Were the One - 4:42
8. The Finest Poet - 2:54
9. More or Less Nothing - 3:06
10.If I Were Strong I'd Move You Mountains - 3:16
11.She Catches Me Running - 4:23
All songs by Richard Atkins except 1:25 AM (Atkins, Manning)

Musicians
*Richard Atkins – Guitars, Vocals
*Richard Manning – Guitars, Vocals
*David Cohen, Louis Shelton,  Drake Levin – Guitar
*Don Galluci, Lawrence Knechtel, Alex Hassilev – Keyboards
*Colin Cameron, Mark Tulin – Bass
*Malcolm Eisensohn, Ron Tutt – Drums
*Rusty Young – Pedal Steel Guitar
*Gary Coleman – Percussion

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