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

1967 – More Psychedelic Garage

Yep there’s more.  Psych rockers The Litter released an unrehearsed monster with Distortions, rollicking around the studio with raga, drone and rock, and disappearing shortly after.  The album was rated at #236 on the Best Ever Albums charts for 1967 and

1967 – Spooky Connections & Psychedelia

UK Band, Art, with three members of what would become the fabled Spooky Tooth released an intriguing album in 1967 titled – Supernatural Fairy Tales. It was a year of lysergic urgency and experimentation.  Listen in. Spooky Tooth subsequently came together

1967 – Magic Mushrooms and Psychedelia

Just adding a few more lost psychedelic obscurities to our mysterious trip through the back pages of 1967.  Canadian Group –  The Paupers – released two albums during their brief career.  Their first album – Magic People – was released in

1967 Weirdness in the Goldmine

The psychedelic mood of exploration within the rock music scene in 1967 brought us some weird and obscure albums.  Check out The Dream from Norway, long forgotten northerners experimenting in the Scandinavian darkness, and their 1967 album Get Dreamy rated

Summer of Love – 1967

Postcode of Berties Discoteque (3000) Downunder, winter is entering its second month and the slumbering population is roused by an announcement by the Postmaster-General that a new system of post codes, replacing the older alpha numeric codes, would commence forthwith. 

1967 – Prelude to the Summer of Love

At the Lorne Hotel front bar In Australia the summer was long hot and dry.  And anyone with any sense was at the beach.  The beach at Lorne along the southern coast road was world class.  In the evening you

1966 – Best Albums – Beatles, Bob, Beach Boys

1966 – Beatles on first base with Revolver – who’s on second! There is a remarkable consistency between music opinion makers about the top rock and pop albums of 1966.  The Best Ever website, canvassing thousands of voters across