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UC275 – US Garage Gems , Vol. 39 - 60s (mostly) uncomped
January 9th, 2019
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UC275 – US Garage Gems , Vol. 39

Once again in the land of Garage (or …of boxes, as US residents would say). I’m happy the groups I‘ve selected hail from nearly all American nations, from LA (Louisiana) to WA(shington). (Nearly) all of the tracks you’ll hear come off 45 singles which have never compiled. Again, I’ve widened the time frame a bit including tracks from the early 60s one might tag “Pre-Brit Invasion” as they sound very much alike what you would expect to hear in England’s clubs and caverns at about the same time. I.e. Garage. If these tunes are not your cup of tea, just skip the first tracks of each CD. Moreover, I’ve enclosed some wacky tracks that slightly remind Soul and alike. At any rate, to my ears all groups blast out a highly original, “American” sound. I hope you’ll dig my selection.
PS: Huge thanks go out to all bloggers and youtubers who generously share their treasures and are mentioned in the booklet.
PPS: if there’s anybody out there who reads the booklet and maybe even cuts/ pastes the pages for a CD-libretto, please let me know.

Pic shows the Tridels at an autograph signing session, with: Live Five – Rodriguez -  Bitter End Singers - Ronnie Dio & Prophets

CD#1
01/ Sammy & Holly Rebs - Sally Mae - US, ?
02/ King George & Checkmates - Miss Galore - US, WA
03/ Country Boys - Lucillia - US, ?
04/ Shades - Guitar Hop - US, ?
05/ Shades - School Bus - US, ?
06/ Jades - Little Marlene - US, MN
07/ Grand Prix - Maybellene - US, CA
08/ Grand Prix - Goin' 88 - US, CA
09/ Jac & Jay & Tom-Toms - Monkeys Uncle - US, TX
10/ Paul Revere & Raiders - Linda Lu - US, ID
11/ Mr. Lucky & Gamblers - Intro (live) - US, OR
12/ Mr. Lucky & Gamblers - Koko Joe - US, OR
13/ Danny Holiday - Just To Satisfy You - US, WA
14/ Ding Dong Daddies  - Shortnin' Bread - US, ?
15/ Live Five - Shake A Tail Feather  - OR
16/ Hallmarks - Can't Get You Out of My Mind - US, NJ
17/ Hallmarks - The only Girl - US, NJ
18/ Gears - Come back to me - US, OH
19/ Deep Six - I Wanna Shout - US, CA
20 Don Apilado - LA bound - US,?
21/ Flavor - Sally had a Party - US, MD
22/ Flavor - Yeah, I'm hip! - US, MD
23/ Rodriguez - I'll slip away - US, MI
24/ Answer - Sweet sour bitter - US, CA
25/ Weeds - Ten more shopping days till the bomb - US, CA
26/ Kenny Wayne & Kamotions - They - US, LA
2/ Five by Five - 15 Going On 20 - US, AR

CD#2
01/ Magnificent Seven - Baby Doll - US, AR
02/ Magnificent Seven - Ooh poo pah doo - US, AR
03/ Roy Wells & Mark V - So Fine - US, AR
04/ Ronnie Dio & Prophets - Everybody's Got A Dance - US, NY
05/ Ronnie Dio & Prophets - Blue days blue nights - US, NY
06/ Don Hinton - Blue suede Shoes - US, ?
07/ Astronauts - Tryin' to get to you - US, OH
08/ Little Eddie & Five Sands - Since you've been gone - US, PA
09/ Raymarks - Dollar Bill - US, WA
10/ Off - Beats - Have Love will travel - US, TN
11/ Crest Combo - It Might Be A Long Time - US, TN
12/ P.J. Proby - Let the water run down - US, CA
13/ Tommy Hammond - Devil on my  Shoulder - US, TX
14/ Bitter End Singers - Let Me In Or Keep Me Out - US, NY
15/ Dino, Desi & Billy - So many ways - US, CA
16/ Dino, Desi & Billy - Please don't fight it - US, CA
17/ D - Men - Empty Heart - US, CT
18/ Tridels - Never meant to be - US, PA
19/ Faces - What is this Dream I have? - US, MI
20/ Patriots - I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better  - US, OH
21/ Len Jewell - Paint me - US, CA
22/ Phluph - It takes a lot to laugh it takes a train to cry - US, MA
23/ Cross - Currents - Aftermath Of Ecstasy - US, TN?
24/ Robert Wesley Anderson - The Cross - eyed cat - US, ?
25/ Jimmy Carter & Senators - Sundown Pusher - US, TN
26/ U.S. Kids - I Love the Rain - US, OR
27/ Picture - Reach out I'll be there - US, TN?

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From:michaelvee
Date:January 9th, 2019 02:42 pm (UTC)
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From:dcanimal
Date:January 9th, 2019 04:17 pm (UTC)
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Thanks! Looking forward to hearing fellow Ohioans The Patriots, The Gears and The Astronauts.
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From:michaelvee
Date:January 9th, 2019 05:56 pm (UTC)
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I'm sure you'll dig. Have fun!
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From:michaelvee
Date:January 10th, 2019 08:45 am (UTC)
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I think the Gears / Come back to me shuold have been a a smash hit!
From:(Anonymous)
Date:January 10th, 2019 06:41 am (UTC)

Chris

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That Weeds 45 is amazing, for sure.

The Internet Archive links are awesome, fast downloading and none of the garbage some of the other sites throw at you.
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From:michaelvee
Date:January 10th, 2019 08:48 am (UTC)

Re: Chris

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Weeds: the lyric are genious, and I love the simple guitar riff, great track indeed (and never comped)

thx for letti g me know about InternetArchive, I agree, it's fast,and no shit!!!

stay cool mate, wherever you are!
From:(Anonymous)
Date:January 13th, 2019 01:38 am (UTC)
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Thanks man. Some obscenely obscure stuff you have.
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From:michaelvee
Date:January 13th, 2019 08:24 am (UTC)
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.. I'd like to have but it's all available in the internet. I just hope you like my selections. Stay cool!
From:Il Commendatore
Date:January 13th, 2019 07:21 pm (UTC)

Great compilation

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Thanks thanks thanks!!!
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From:michaelvee
Date:January 14th, 2019 07:43 am (UTC)

Re: Great compilation

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I'm happy you dig!
From:(Anonymous)
Date:January 16th, 2019 02:37 pm (UTC)

Great one!

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Hi!

Happy New Year! May be all on Internet but you make the BIG effort to organize & put it all together! Thanx! Then get to listen & enjoy your work.
"New" U/L system is great but what are the other 3-4 Files listed? Need those too?

Cheers!
Ciao! For now.
rntcj
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From:michaelvee
Date:January 16th, 2019 03:37 pm (UTC)

Re: Great one!

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hi mtxj, I'm sure you'll dig the new US set (the other fies are not necessary, just d/l the .rara file listed first place)

stay cool!
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