July 30, 2009
MICKY - The Mouth Organ Boy / Follow Me (RCA 1971)
Junkshop glam from Spain with this single's b side by Miguel Ángel Carreño alias Micky, also singer of the 60s Madrid band Micky y Los Tonys before starting his solo career in 1970. There is also a Spanish version of this single called "El Chico De La Armonica / Sigueme". Both songs are written and produced by the musician, songrwiter and producer Fernando Arbex. German issue.
July 23, 2009
BZN - Bad, Bad Woman / CORPORATION - Wild Time (Napoleon 197?)
Italian split single including two Dutch groups. Both these bands' singles were originally released on Negram in 1971. So, as no date appears on this copy I guess it was issued in the same year.
Bad, Bad Woman
July 18, 2009
July 12, 2009
THE CRESCENT STREET STOMPERS - Louie Louie / Having a Party (Decca 1975)
Great version of Sam Cooke's "Having a Party" by The Crescent Street Stompers, a Canadian band, featuring the Moonquake singer Jack Geisinger, which also released another single called "Judy Plays The Jukebox". Produced by Aquarius Records, German issue.
July 3, 2009
VÁCLAV NECKÁŘ UND DIE BAZILLEN - Träume / Ja, die Wege (AMIGA 1975)
Vaclav Neckar from the Socialist Czech Republic was an actor and a singer popular all over Estern Europe. “Ja, die Wege” with German lyrics can be considered one of few "quasi glam" songs ever produced in the Communist world. Released on the east Berlin label AMIGA, a state-owned record company that had the monopoly on record production.