November 28, 2010
CYMBAL AND CLINGER - The Pool Shooter / The Mookie Mookie Man (Marina 1971)
Another amazing two sider by the Scottish-born American
producer/singer/songwriter Johnny Cymbal, penned and produced together with his partner Catherine (Peggy) Clinger with whom he released also an LP on the Chelsea label in 1972. Enjoy
The Pool Shooter
The Mookie Mookie Man
November 15, 2010
METHOD - Hold On Tight / Run, Run, Run (UK 1975)
UK pressing of this great Bill Clarke-produced single by Method, a band who released several records on the UK label in the second half of the 1970s. The a side is an ok punky number while "Run Run Run" is an astonishing glam rock stomper with crunching guitar and a catchy synth sound. Here we go...
Run, Run, Run
Hold On Tight
November 8, 2010
HOT CHOCOLATE - You'll Always Be a Friend / Go Go Girl (Columbia 1972)
A monstrous tune by the British Hot Chocolate. "Go Go Girl" is the b side of their sixth single and has a proto punk/garage feeling with an incredible rough guitar sound. German issue, produced by Errol Brown and tony Wilson
November 1, 2010
Here are two great singles from San Francisco pop quintet Earth Quake. Formed in 1966 as Purple Earthquake, they released several records in the 70s mostly on Beserkley records, before splitting up in the early 80s.
Both songs on the single have an undoubted glam rock touch.
It's A Tall Order For a Short Guy / Same (UK 1974)
Promotional copy, produced By Mathew King Kaufman and Glen Kolotkin. US pressing.
Mr. Security / Madness (Beserkley 1973)
US issue, produced By Mathew King Kaufman and Glen Kolotkin.