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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Various Artists - The Golden Road The Electric Coffee House Vol.2 (60's us, electric folk psych treasures)

A little while back we took a journey into that time when American folk music discovered electric rock and pop. The result was The Electric Coffee House compilation. That turned out to be one of our most successful albums, so consequently we've been having another delve into that hallowed region of chiming guitars, righteous harmony and garage joy.

Once again, we're delighted to present an intriguing selection of obscurities, some primitive, some sophisticated, some Psychedelic, some full of pop sensibility, but all of it with an essential, omnipresent undercurrent of folk tradition, albeit filtered through amplifiers and pick-ups, but there none the less. You'll hear from Ian Whitcomb's kid brother, Chuck Berry's favourite backing band, the man who wrote Mr. Bojangles, a future member of Poco, a band featuring the young Bruce Cockburn, and a whole lot more besides.

Come with us along The Golden Road, let your mind wander free and let your freak flag fly.
by Nick Saloman

Artists - Tracks
1. Morning Sun - Let's Take A Walk In The Woods (Welch) - 1:58
2. Bob And Kit - You Gotta Stop (Ray) - 2:17
3. The Woolies - Hey Girl (Rice, Baldori) - 2:19
4. The MC2 - Smiline (Stelrllng, Dough) - 2:40
5. The Rovin' Kind - Right On Time (Cotton) - 2:46
6. The Last Draft - It's Been A Long Time (Shuput, Arnold, Maciolek, Schallitz) - 2:39
7. The Fun And Games - The Way She Smiles (Romano) - 2:20
8. Keith Allison - Look At Me (Allison) - 2:52
9. The Kynd - Clouds (Vosburg) - 2:48
10.Raintree - Land Of Make Believe (Flannery, Stephens. Stephens) - 2:26
11.3's A Crowd - Bird Without Wings (Cockburn) - 3:06
12.Robin Kingsley - In And Out (Dalton. Fletcher) - 2:27
13.Circus Maximus - Lost Sea Shanty (Walker) - 4:08
14.The Patriots - I'll Be There (Keske, Janssen) - 2:16
15.The Rogue Show - Make Me Over Again (Gorky) - 2:30
16.The Counts IV - Where Are You (Roof) - 2:21
17.The Happy Medium - Fair One (Orvis) - 2:36
18.Jimmy Satan - What's It All About (Cisco, Bentley) - 2:18
19.The Tiffany System - Let's Get Together (Powers) - 2:50
20.The Ragamuffins - Parade Of Uncertainty (Pacheco) - 4:02

The Electric Coffee House Vol 1

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Anatoly said...

Thank you so mich, I was not even aware such thing was released! I guess MTV or some other music-advert channel failed me this time... =) Music is great, though!

sorogan said...

Thanx a lot MARIOS for Further Travels into Unexplored U.S. Folk Rock Territories !!

Anonymous said...

thank you! I enjoyed the first volume a lot and am looking forward to hearing this

that jangly guitar is a timeless sound

psychonaut said...

Many thanks for this further excursion in the folk-rock territory. :-)

Robert said...

Many thanks for this CD. I downloaded it in Flac. The scans and liner notes are great!

Demosthenes said...

Μαριε αν μπορεις τα λινκ για το "Various Artists - The Golden Road The Electric Coffee House 1 και 2. Σ ευχαριστω!

Marios said...

Demosthenes, both Golden Roads updated..

Demosthenes said...

Σ΄ευχαριστώ πολύ Μάριε!