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The Flames

As music artists, the Flames broke the mold in nearly every way. Of East Indian removal, these were the just non-African spirit group carrying out in South Africa; they resided in Durban, not really Jo-burg; documented albums, instead of trying the singles marketplace; and they protected pre-existing songs instead of …

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The Wilde Flowers

The Wilde Flowers hardly ever released an archive throughout their existence, but their influence exceeds that of several groups with lengthy discographies. The music group offered as the wellspring from the so-called Canterbury audio: upcoming Soft Machine associates Robert Wyatt, Kevin Ayers, and Hugh Hopper all used the Wilde Blooms …

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New York Contemporary Five

THE BRAND NEW York Modern Five, although somewhat forgotten today, was an especially noteworthy group during its year of existence — a pioneering avant-garde combo. Trumpeter Don Cherry got recently departed through the Ornette Coleman Quartet and he was simply beginning to loosen up into folk music when he helped …

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Dave Willey

Dave Willey makes his house in the American Western world, but his most noteworthy music pulls from affects elsewhere. An experienced multi-instrumentalist and composer, he flies in currents below the radar of mainstream music listeners, despite getting one of fairly few “avant” performers whose music is certainly uncompromising, difficult, and …

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The Wailers

For advertising purposes, Bob Marley, the Wailers, and Bob Marley & the Wailers have grown to be interchangeable titles, used indiscriminately to make reference to recordings actually created by independent entities. So, it really is well worth recalling the distinctions that been around at the changing times these entities performed …

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The Tri-Five

The Tri-Five made an obscure 1963 single that’s noted by some collectors because of its slight Seaside Children connection. The group, which been around just in the studio room, included Carl Wilson from the Seaside Young boys on lead acoustic guitar, Dennis Wilson from the Seaside Young boys on drums, …

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The Sheffields

Rhythm-and-blues-based band shaped in past due 1963, who worked quite definitely in the Moving Rocks’ vein. Their documenting career took these to Pye Information for three singles, included in this a cover of “I ACQUIRED My Mojo Functioning,” released in 1964, and a Milt Jackson quantity, “Bag’s Groove,” from 1965. …

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The Rumors

The Gossips made one well-regarded garage area single, “Keep Me personally Now,” for the tiny Gemcor label in mid-1965. Of the numerous obscure “Louie Louie” ripoffs which have been documented over time, “Keep Me Right now” is among the best of these, having a raunchy vocal and blistering acoustic guitar …

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The Puppets

Among the less-remembered Joe Meek-produced works, the Puppets did several singles for the famed Uk manufacturer in 1963 and 1964. Originally known as the Bob-Cats, they structured their act in the Liverpool proto-power trio the best Three, whom that they had been mightily impressed by at an early-’60s present. When …

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Specs Wright

Much less well-known as a few of his Philadelphia-bred contemporaries (including drummer Philly Joe Jones, saxophonist John Coltrane, trumpeter Lee Morgan, as well as the Heath Brothers), Specs Wright however had a short but distinguished profession being a sideman, using a number of the top bop and really difficult bop …

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