Looking Back 80 Mod, Freakbeat & Swinging London Nuggets - Various Artists

Looking Back 80 Mod, Freakbeat & Swinging London Nuggets
A mammoth eighty-track compendium of the finest (mostly) British Mod sounds of the 60s, housed in a Clambox with a 48-page booklet. Looking Back boasts a smattering of previously unissued gems from the likes of A Wild Uncertainty, Tony Rivers& The Castaways, The Thoughts, The Trekkas and The Knave.

Many tracks are new to CD, including nuggets from the Lloyd Alexander Real Estate (who later became Audience), and soul obscurities from Maynell Wilson, Hoagy Benson and Watson T. Brown & Explosive. Looking Back is compiled and annotated by Paul Weller biographer and long-time Mod observer John Reed and designed by Andy Morten (Shindig magazine, Rev-Ola).

Many of the rarities here are drawn from cult British labels such as Planet, Ember and Chapter One. Other obscurities were only issued abroad (The Sorrows, The Alan Bown Set). Many of the artists, such as Arthur Brown and The Groundhogs, went on to enjoy huge success. The Valentines, for example, were fronted by a pre-AC/DC Bon Scott!
Our Price: £19.95
Code: RPMBX519
Weight: 300
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he Arthur Brown Set - Don't Tell Me / The Untamed – It’s Not True / The Syndicats - Crawdaddy Simone / The Bats - On The Waterfront / John Lee Sgroundhogs- I’ll Never Fall In Love Again / Lloyd Alexander Real Estate - Watcha Gonna Do (When Your Baby Leaves You) / The In Crowd - Things She Says / Lindsay Muir Suntamed - Daddy Long Legs / The Rockin' Vickers - I Don't Need Your Kind / The Midnights - Show Me Around / The Other Side - Out My Light / The Tribe - Gamma Goochie / Ray Singer - Ah Oop / Mood Mosaic - Bond Street Pm / Laurel Aitken - Bongo Jerk / The Others - Oh Yeah / Ray Hoff & The Offbeats - My Good Friend Mary Jane / The Ministry Of Sound - Mary Mary / The Trekkas - Please Go / The Alleykatz - The Friendly Undertaker / Tommy Bruce - Can Your Monkey Do The Dog / The Couriers - Done Me Wrong / The Quiet Five - Tomorrow I’ll Be Gone / A Wild Uncertainty - Broken Truth / The Thoughts - Call Me Girl (Previously Unissued) / Earl Preston’s Realms- Daddy Rolling Stone (Live)

Disc Two - Soul Purpose - Hip Huggin Mini / The Brothers Grimm - Looky, Looky / J.J. Jackson - Come See Me / The Arthur Brown Set - Baby You Know What You're Doing / Lloyd Alexander Real Estate - Gonna Live Again / The Mirage - You Can’t Be Serious / Laurel Aitken & The Soulmen - Last Night / The Knave - Ace Of Clubs (Previously Unissued) / Fadin' Colours - (Just Like) Romeo & Juliet /  Glenn Ingram – I’ll Be Doggone / Tony Rivers & The Castaways – Can’t Make It Without You Baby (Previously Unissued) / A Wild Uncertainty - La La La Lies (Previously Unissued) / The Mike Stuart Span –Workout / The Spencer Davis Group - Every Little Thing / The Couriers - Take Away / Bobby Johnson & The Atoms – Tramp / The Corduroys - Too Much Of A Woman / Maynell Wilson - Motown Feeling / Watson t. Brown & The Explosive - i Close My Eyes / Ram John Holder- Yes I Do / Hoagy Benson – Kangaroo / John Lee’s Groundhogs - Over You Baby / The In Crowd - Stop Wait A Minute / The Trekkas - We Got A Good Thing Going (Previously Unissued) / The Valentines - Love Makes Sweet Music / The Sorrows – Ypotron / John's Children- But She’s Mine


Disc Three - Kris Ife – Hush / Watson t. Brown & explosive - Crying All Night / Stu James & The Mojos - Until My Baby Comes Home / The Ministry Of Sound - White Collar Worker / Katch 22 - Baby Love / John's Children - Just What You Want, Just What You ll Get / The Flies – I’m Not Your Stepping Stone (Demo) / The Birds - No Good Without You / The Renegades - Thirteen Women / The Kirkbys – It’s A Crime / The Mirage - Hold On / The Alan Bown Set - Jeu De Massacre (The Killing Game) / The Sorrows - Which Way / Hardin & York - Little Miss Blue / The Picadilly Line - Gone Gone Gone / The Salon Band - Sweet Motion / Sugar Simone - Take It Easy / Twinkle – Micky / Val Mckenna – I’ll Be Satisfied / Jacki Bond - Reviewing The Situation / Barbara Ruskin - Pawnbroker Pawnbroker / The Mckinleys - Sweet And Tender Romance / She Trinity - Climb That Tree / The Explosive - Step Out Of Line / Ray Singer & The Fenmen - What's Done Has Been Done / Episode Six - Jak D Or
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