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1967 – Billboard “Best Record Talent”

Well we have analyzed Rock Pop RnB Soul Blues & Psychedelia from many angles and across three continents in 1967.  But there is always one more view or one more unknown hit to make us laugh or cry.  Billboard published,

1967 – Top Psychedelic Albums!!!!

The Psychedelic Era – Brief, Glorious and Colourful The Psychelic Era in 1967 was brief, glorious and colourful.  The previous eleven Rockblogster Posts have highlighted albums by bands self-described as “psychedelic”, or by their fans, or critics as having some

1967 – Best Albums – Summer of Love / Psychedelia / Sgt Pepper’s

1967 – The Year of the Album and Sales are booming United Artists, in a moment of confidence and flamboyance, nominated the next James Bond film theme – You only live twice – as “Album of the the Year”.  Despite

1967 – The Nice – Psychedelic or Prog +

The Nice, Keith Emerson’s first musical vehicle produced the weird pscych / prog album titled The thoughts of Emerlist Davjack, probably one of the worst titles invented.  The album was rated at #69 in the Best Ever Albums charts for

1967 – Strawberry Alarm Clock, Small Faces +

The Strawberry Alarm Clock, a Los Angeles based psychedelic band, released a fantastic album titled Incense and Peppermints in 1967.  The single was a #1 hit on the Billboard Top 100 on 25 November 1967, but the album was full

1967 – Fifty Foot Hose + Others from Psychedelia Land

Fifty Foot Hose was perhaps one of the strangest music groups to emerge in California.  Their psychedelic offerings were an experimental mix of jazz influences, early electronica, and rock.  The band released a single album  in 1967 titled Caldron and

1967 – Hapsash, Blues Magoos, Blosson Toes & The Electric Prunes – More Psychedelic Wonders

Hapsash & the Coloured Coat was a design duo in London – Michael English and Nigel Waymouth – and produced marvellous posters and two underground albums with decidely weird and psychedelic overtones, undertones and in-between tones, wails and hollers.  Rough

1967 – First Ever Jazz Rock album +

The Free Spirits are credited with releasing the first Jazz Rock album.  Originally formed as a jazz group they released an album in 1967 titled Out of Sight and Sound and they certainly were.  The late Larry Coryell, guitarist extraordinaire,

1967 – The Creation, Beacon Street & the 13th Floors

The Creation from UK were part of the beat groups from London.  Their second album was released in 1967 titled We are Paintermen –  as mysterious as you could be, and their music could be described as off kilter pop,

1967 – Ten Years After First Light of Day +

Ten Years After legends before their time released their debut self-titled album in 1967 and is rated at #195 on the Best Ever Albums charts.  Their first album can be described as rock blues, featuring mostly covers, whilst the remainder