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• Eagerly awaited sequel to 2020’s successful ‘Halcyon Days’, that was itself inspired by the RPM Records bespoke compilations ‘Looking Back’, ‘Keep Lookin’ and ‘Night Comes Down’.

• Celebrating Mod-friendly 1960’s beat music with disc one focussing on club-based sounds, disc two on Mod legends and disc three’s groovier, more heavy and psychedelic acts.

• With previously unissued Mod RnB tracks from The Fingers, The SW4 and The Trendbender Band plus first legal time on CD Mod RnB, Soul and Freakbeat rarities from The Profile, The Athenians, Laris McLennon and The Scots of St James and a rare version of The Moody Blues’ ‘I’ll Go Crazy’ that was not issued in the UK.

Disc One includes Georgie Fame’s Hammond-driven version of Stax classic ‘Last Night’, horn-laden soul from Jimmy James And The Vagabonds and Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band, swinging Mod Jazz from Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band and tough RnB from Manfred Mann. Disc Two includes Mod legends The Who and Small Faces and fuzz- drenched stompers from The Pretty Things, The Artwoods and The Downliners Sect, while on disc three the music gets groovier, more psychedelic and then heavier with acts including Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger And The Trinity, The Easybeats (with Steve Marriott on backing vocals) and Steve Ellis.

Also featuring The Yardbirds, The Kinks, The Zombies, Dusty Springfield, The Move, The Koobas, The Action and The Creation plus an early single B side from future super star David Bowie and early recordings from Jimmy Page playing harmonica with Mickey Finn And The Blue Men, Jeff Beck playing guitar in The Yardbirds, and future Cream members Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker on bass and drums in The Graham Bond Organisation. Future Deep Purple member Jon Lord is organist in The Artwoods and Denny Laine (later to join Paul McCartney in Wings) sings with The Moody Blues.

From Miki Dallon’s Go label there are Freakbeat rarities from The Drag Set and The Scots of St James while producer Mike Hurst’s archives provides groovy Brit soul from Chris Rayburn and Mod youths The Favourite Sons playing Tamla Motown their way.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE:
1 Dusty Springfield – Live It Up
2 Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames – Last Night
3 Jimmy James And The Vagabonds – Ain’t Love Good, Ain’t Love Proud
4 Geno Washington – (I Gotta) Hold On To My Love
5. Herbie Goins And The Nightimers – Coming Home To You
6. Carl Douglas – Something For Nothing
7 The Chants – Baby I Don’t Need Your Love
8 VIPs – Straight Down To The Bottom
9 Chris Farlowe – Voodoo
10 Manfred Mann – What You Gonna Do?
11 Graham Bond Organisation – Harmonica (from Gonks Go Beat)
12 Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band – The Cat
13 Dr K’s Blues Band – Messin’ With The Kid
14 Bo Street Runners – Tell Me What You’re Gonna Do
15 The Moody Blues – I’ll Go Crazy (Canadian mono version)
16 The ’Takers (The Undertakers) – Think
17 The All Night Workers – Tell Daddy
18 Wynder K Frog – Turn On Your Lovelight
19 Johnny And John – Bumper To Bumper
20 Phillip Goodhand Tait – What More Do You Want
21 The Trendbender Band – Unchain My Heart (previously unreleased)
22 The Fingers – Something You Got (previously unreleased)
23 Laris McLennon – Turn Me Loose
24 Ronnie Jones – I’m So Clean
25 Jimmy Royal And The Hawks – I’m Leaving You
26 David John And The Mood – I Love To See You Strut
27 The Athenians – I’m A Lover Not A Fighter
28 The SW4 – No Matter What You Do (previously unreleased)
29 Mickey Finn And The Blue Men – I Still Want You

DISC TWO:
1 The Who – Run, Run, Run (mono version)
2 Small Faces – Come On Children (French EP version)
3 The Pretty Things – Come See Me
4 The Kinks – I Need You
5The Downliners Sect – All Night Worker
6 The Artwoods – I Feel Good
7 The Zombies – Is This The Dream
8 Tony Colton – You’re Wrong There Baby
9 The Animals – See See Rider
10 The Untamed – I’m Going Out Tonight
11 David Bowie – Good Morning Girl
12 The Riot Squad – Working Man
13 The Scots Of St James – Tic Toc
14 The Eyes – You’re Too Much
15 The Herd – This Boy’s Always Been True
16 The Koobas – Face
17 The Alan Bown Set – I Really Really Care
18 The Yardbirds – He’s Always There (Alternate version)
19 The Misunderstood – Find The Hidden Door (IBC Acetate)
20 The Voice – The Train To Disaster
21 The Drag Set – Day And Night
22 The Mirage – Gone To Your Head
23 The Profile- Got To Find A Way
24 The Mike Cotton Sound – Make Up Your Mind
25 The Timebox – Walking Through The Streets Of My Mind
26 The Favourite Sons – First I Look At The Purse
27 The Uprooted – Mary
28 Belfast Gypsies – Hey Gyp Dig The Slowness
29 Ray Hoff and The Offbeats – Tossin’ And Turnin’
30 Colin Cook – Riot In Cell Block Number 9

DISC THREE:
1 Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and The Trinity – Indian Rope Man
2 The Easybeats – Good Times
3 Georgie Fame – No Thanks
4 Steve Ellis – Loot (from the film Loot)
5 Tammy St John – Concerning Love
6 Jimmy Thomas – (We Ain’t Here Looking For) No Trouble
7 Chris Rayburn – One Way Ticket
8 Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera – Flames (single version)
9 Eric Burdon and The Animals – Ain’t That So
10 The Move – Move
11 The Creation – Through My Eyes
12 John’s Children – Mustang Ford
13 The Action – Follow Me
14 Fire – Will I Find Love?
15 Plastic Penny – It’s A Good Thing (mono)
16 The Ministry Of Sound – I’m Coming Home
17 The Spencer Davis Group – Possession (1967 soundtrack sessions)
18 The Remo Four – Sing Hallelujah
19 Don Fardon – (In The) Dreamin’ Room
20 Spooky Tooth – Love Really Changed Me
21 Fleur De Lys – Liar
22 Terry Reid – Superlungs, My Supergirl
23 The Foundations – I’m Gonna Be A Rich Man
24 The Tremeloes – Instant Whip
25 The Birds – Dust In My Pants
26 Linda Hoyle – Black Crow

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DISC ONE:
1 Dusty Springfield – Live It Up
2 Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames – Last Night
3 Jimmy James And The Vagabonds - Ain’t Love Good, Ain’t Love Proud
4 Geno Washington – (I Gotta) Hold On To My Love
5. Herbie Goins And The Nightimers – Coming Home To You
6. Carl Douglas – Something For Nothing
7 The Chants – Baby I Don’t Need Your Love
8 VIPs - Straight Down To The Bottom
9 Chris Farlowe – Voodoo
10 Manfred Mann – What You Gonna Do?
11 Graham Bond Organisation – Harmonica (from Gonks Go Beat)
12 Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band – The Cat
13 Dr K’s Blues Band – Messin’ With The Kid
14 Bo Street Runners - Tell Me What You’re Gonna Do
15 The Moody Blues – I’ll Go Crazy (Canadian mono version)
16 The ’Takers (The Undertakers) – Think
17 The All Night Workers – Tell Daddy
18 Wynder K Frog – Turn On Your Lovelight
19 Johnny And John – Bumper To Bumper
20 Phillip Goodhand Tait - What More Do You Want
21 The Trendbender Band – Unchain My Heart (previously unreleased)
22 The Fingers – Something You Got (previously unreleased)
23 Laris McLennon – Turn Me Loose
24 Ronnie Jones – I’m So Clean
25 Jimmy Royal And The Hawks – I’m Leaving You
26 David John And The Mood - I Love To See You Strut
27 The Athenians – I’m A Lover Not A Fighter
28 The SW4 – No Matter What You Do (previously unreleased)
29 Mickey Finn And The Blue Men - I Still Want You

DISC TWO:
1 The Who – Run, Run, Run (mono version)
2 Small Faces – Come On Children (French EP version)
3 The Pretty Things – Come See Me
4 The Kinks - I Need You
5The Downliners Sect – All Night Worker
6 The Artwoods - I Feel Good
7 The Zombies – Is This The Dream
8 Tony Colton – You’re Wrong There Baby
9 The Animals – See See Rider
10 The Untamed – I’m Going Out Tonight
11 David Bowie - Good Morning Girl
12 The Riot Squad – Working Man
13 The Scots Of St James – Tic Toc
14 The Eyes – You’re Too Much
15 The Herd – This Boy’s Always Been True
16 The Koobas – Face
17 The Alan Bown Set – I Really Really Care
18 The Yardbirds - He’s Always There (Alternate version)
19 The Misunderstood - Find The Hidden Door (IBC Acetate)
20 The Voice – The Train To Disaster
21 The Drag Set – Day And Night
22 The Mirage – Gone To Your Head
23 The Profile- Got To Find A Way
24 The Mike Cotton Sound – Make Up Your Mind
25 The Timebox – Walking Through The Streets Of My Mind
26 The Favourite Sons – First I Look At The Purse
27 The Uprooted – Mary
28 Belfast Gypsies – Hey Gyp Dig The Slowness
29 Ray Hoff and The Offbeats – Tossin’ And Turnin’
30 Colin Cook – Riot In Cell Block Number 9

DISC THREE:
1 Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger and The Trinity – Indian Rope Man
2 The Easybeats – Good Times
3 Georgie Fame - No Thanks
4 Steve Ellis – Loot (from the film Loot)
5 Tammy St John – Concerning Love
6 Jimmy Thomas – (We Ain’t Here Looking For) No Trouble
7 Chris Rayburn - One Way Ticket
8 Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera - Flames (single version)
9 Eric Burdon and The Animals - Ain’t That So
10 The Move – Move
11 The Creation - Through My Eyes
12 John’s Children – Mustang Ford
13 The Action - Follow Me
14 Fire – Will I Find Love?
15 Plastic Penny – It’s A Good Thing (mono)
16 The Ministry Of Sound – I’m Coming Home
17 The Spencer Davis Group – Possession (1967 soundtrack sessions)
18 The Remo Four – Sing Hallelujah
19 Don Fardon – (In The) Dreamin’ Room
20 Spooky Tooth - Love Really Changed Me
21 Fleur De Lys – Liar
22 Terry Reid – Superlungs, My Supergirl
23 The Foundations - I’m Gonna Be A Rich Man
24 The Tremeloes – Instant Whip
25 The Birds – Dust In My Pants
26 Linda Hoyle - Black Crow

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