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Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

St. Valentines Day time Massacre was in fact the Artwoods, an excellent if second- or third-tier English R&B/rock band from the middle-’60s, featuring Artwork Solid wood (Ron Wood’s sibling) on vocals and long term Deep Crimson keyboardist Jon Lord. In 1967, hardly ever having had popular and right down to their last one, these were coerced into changing their name to St. Valentines Time Massacre. As Artwork Timber recalled in the liner records towards the Artwoods’ anthology 100 Oxford Road, “Towards the finish from the group’s lifestyle we were agreed upon by Jack port Baverstock at Philips Information who was buying group to profit from the ’30s-design gangster trend which have been brought about off with the film Bonnie & Clyde. Because of this we transformed our name to St. Valentines Time Massacre and released an individual of the outdated Bing Crosby strike “Brother IS IT POSSIBLE TO Extra a Dime?” It had been an ill-fated business, which I would like never to dwell on, practically signaling the finish of the music group apart from several heavy-hearted gigs using a transformed lineup.” The edges are certainly unexceptional, strained fusions from the Artwoods’ soul-funk-rock-organ R&B design using the ’30s regular in the A-side, and “Al’s Party” (presumably discussing an escapade of gangster Al Capone) in the turn. Both from the songs out of this uncommon Fontana 45 had been issued as reward monitors on Repertoire’s Compact disc reissue from the Artwoods’ 1966 LP MEMORIAL.

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