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60s (mostly) uncomped - Intermezzo – Telstar!
April 27th, 2014
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Intermezzo – Telstar!
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This is a long overdue ode to my all time hero Joe Meek. Back in last year’s November, Phil Milstein had collected 23 Telstars tunes for his fine blog "Probe is Turning-On the Peoeple" (http://www.philxmilstein.com/probe). I’ve added some more versions from my archive sending it all to my pal Michael Zoot from garagetapes.blogspot who dug up more rare Telstars from far away parts of the globe such as Nicaragua, Finland and Costa Rica making ít up to 31,5 stellar tracks. So buckle up, check ignition, and push the go-button! (and don’t send me any more versions, I won’t handle it!)

1/ Joe Meek - Telstar (demo) - UK
2/ Dave Adams - Telstar (demo) - UK
3/ Tornados – Telstar - UK
4/ Eagles – Telstar - UK
5/ Kenny Hollywood - Magic Star - UK
6/ Bud Ashton – Telstar - UK
7/ Ventures – Telstar - US, WA
8/ Music City Five – Telstar - US, TN?
9/ Al Casey – Telstar - US, CA
10/ Bobby Rydell – Telstar - US, PA
11/ Exotic Guitars – Telstar - US, CA
12/ Lively Ones - Telstar Surf - US, CA
13/ Margie Singleton - Magic Star (Tel-Star) - US, LA
14/ Spotnicks – Telstar - SWE
15/ Billy Vaughn – Telstar - US, KY
16/ Rene & Alligators – Telstar - NL
17/ Cees & his Skyliners - Rocking to Telstar - NL
18/ Zaras – Telstar - D
19/ Marjana Derzaj – Telstar - YU
20/ Tides – Telstar - US, TN?
21/ Double IV - Magic Star (Telstar) - US, NY?
22/ Challengers – Telstar - US, CA
23/ Conchords – Telstar - US, PA
24/ Satan & D-Men - Telstar II - CAN
25/ Andre Brasseur – Telstar - BE
26/ Camillo Felgen - Irgendwann erwacht ein neuer Tag - LUX
27/ Rufos, Los – Telstar – COSTA RICA
28/ Apollo 100 – Telstar - UK
29/ L'Ingegner Giovanni & Famiglia – Telstar - I
30/ Velvett Fogg - Telstar '69 - UK
31/ Laila Halme – Telstar - FIN
32/ Beats, Los-Telstar (incomplete) - NICARAGUA

http://www71.zippyshare.com/v/22558167/file.html

33/ Los Mustangs - Telstar - ESP
http://www75.zippyshare.com/v/63901747/file.html

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From:(Anonymous)
Date:May 3rd, 2014 06:28 pm (UTC)
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Thanks, something to listen to on my boring work trip.
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From:michaelvee
Date:May 3rd, 2014 07:50 pm (UTC)
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thx for your comment mate (I was worried none would ever stand 30+ Telstars....)

stay cool!
From:(Anonymous)
Date:May 11th, 2014 05:04 pm (UTC)
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Fortunately I didn't lose my marbles. That was my first time hearing the lyrical version. Very cool
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From:michaelvee
Date:May 11th, 2014 05:26 pm (UTC)
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I'm not quite sure what you mean by "lose my marbels" but if you refer to Camillo Felgen's Irgendwann, that was a staple at Radio Luxemburg and probably my first encounter to the world of Pop, too (tho' Camillo was soon substituted by slightly hipper heroes...)

glad you dug the set!
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