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The Southwest F.O.B.


Late-sixties Dallas music group Southwest F.O.B. are mainly kept in mind for “Smell of Incense,” a pop-psychedelic melody with an ethereal body organ that was a large regional hit within the South, and a little nationwide one. The group had been more aligned using the “smooth rock and roll” or sunlight pop sounds standard of several late-sixties pop-psychedelic southern Californian functions than the difficult Texas garage design. Multi-part vocal harmonies characterized a lot of their plans, and their periodic usage of horns added a slight dash of spirit. Although “Smell of Incense” was a pop-slanted cover of the music by L.A. psychedelic group the Western Coast Pop Artwork Experimental Band, the majority of their materials was unique, penned by Dan Seals and John Ford Colley [sic], who continued to property some big soft-rock strikes in the 1970s as Britain Dan and John Ford Coley. Their make of psychedelia was method tougher than what they’d make in the 1970s, but certainly within the tame part. After producing one album and some singles, Seals and Colley remaining the group to create a duo, departing the remaining users to transport on for approximately annually before disbanding.

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Full Name Southwest F.O.B.
Music Songs Smell of Incense, Bells of Baytown, All One Big Game, Downtown Woman-Nadine, And Another Thing, Rock 'N' Roll Woman, Tomorrow, On My Mind
Albums Smell of Incense

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