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Though they got considerable input from talented L.A. songwriters and suppliers, making use of their two big strikes penned by outdoors sources, the Electric powered Prunes did more often than not play the music on the records, their initial lineup composing some respectable materials of their very own. On their preliminary band of recordings, they created several great psychedelic garage area songs, specifically the scintillating “I HAD FASHIONED A great deal to Fantasy YESTERDAY EVENING,” which blended distorted guitars and pop hooks with inventive, oscillating reverb. Songwriters Annette Tucker and Nancie Mantz had written a lot of the Prunes’ materials, much of which was crafted within the studio room by Dave Hassinger, who got engineered some traditional Rolling Stones periods in the middle-’60s. “A great deal to Fantasy” was a big strike in 1967, as well as the psychedelized Bo Diddley follow-up, “Obtain Me towards the World promptly,” was equally as good, in addition to a strike. Nothing else with the group managed to get big, and their preliminary couple of albums was quite erratic, although several scattered tracks had been nearly as effective as those singles. Although they started to create more of their very own materials on the second recording, their subsequent produces were apparently the merchandise of staff who had small regarding the initial lineup. Their third LP, Mass in F Small, was a quasi-religious idea recording of psychedelic variations of prayers; a definitively extreme period piece, its greatest track (“Kyrie Eleison”) was raised for the simple Rider soundtrack. non-e of the initial Prunes had been still within the lineup once the music group dissolved, unnoticed, by the end from the ’60s.

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Full Name The Electric Prunes
Music Songs I Had Too Much To Dream, Get Me to the World on Time, Are You Lovin' Me More, Long Day's Flight, Ain't It Hard, You Never Had It Better, Train for Tomorrow, I Happen to Love You, Holy Are You, The Great Banana Hoax, Try Me On for Size, General Confessional, The King Is in the Counting House, Dr. Do-Good, Wind-Up Toys, Onie, Our Father, Our King, Sold to the Highest Bidder, The Toonerville Trolley, Little Olive, Antique Doll, Luvin, Captain Glory, Flowing Smoothly, Kol Nidre, Children of Rain, Closing Hymn, Hey Mr. President, The Adoration, Individual Confessional, Violent Rose, Rewired
Albums Mass in F Minor, Release of an Oath, Underground, The Electric Prunes, Stockholm '67, Just Good Old Rock and Roll, Artifact, The Complete Reprise Singles, California, Was, Feedback, Too Much to Dream, Original Group Recordings: Reprise 1966-1967, Long Day's Flight, Rewired, HiFive

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1 Band member Mike Gannon was on R&R in Hawaii while on a tour of duty in Vietnam. He was shot and later died of his wounds.
2 Members have included James Lowe, Ken Williams, Steve Kara, Jay Dean, Walter Garces, Kenny Loggins, Michael "Quint" Fortune, Preston Ritter, James "Weasel" Spagnola, Mike Gannon, Joe Dooley, Mark Moulin, Cameron Lowe, Peter Lewis, Mark Tulin, John Herron, Brett Wade, Ron Morgan, Mark Kincaid, Dick Whetstone.



Psycho's Sister: Making 'The Name of the Game Is Kill' 2013 Documentary performer: "Shadows"
Eight Miles High 2007 performer: "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night"
Riding the Bullet 2004 performer: "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night"
Comic Book Confidential 1988 Documentary performer: "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night"
Bad Dreams 1988 performer: "I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night"
Le voleur de crimes 1969 performer: "Messe en F"
Easy Rider 1969 performer: "Kyrie Eleison"
The Name of the Game Is Kill! 1968 performer: "Shadows"



The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 1967 TV Series



The Woody Woodbury Show 1968 TV Series Themselves
Hoepla 1967 TV Series documentary Themselves
New American Bandstand 1965 1967 TV Series Themselves
The Mike Douglas Show 1967 TV Series Themselves
Where the Action Is 1967 TV Series Themselves

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