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Magical Musical Box

Magical Musical Box
Created by: sammyg123
Tracks: 28
Length: 01:05:31
Keywords 1. Lost
2. 60s
3. Gems
Created on 7/03/08 06:53pm
Level 5
Points 2080
Total visitors 52
Unique visitors 22
description:
Those 3 words pretty much sum this mix up. A collection of Lost Gems from the 60s, so great that they are all equal, and in most cases better than the well known tracks that troubled the top of the Hit Parade back in the day. Listen & Drool!

tracklist

1 The Millennium : I Need To Be By Your Side
Fine opener, complete with to die for harmonies from this band who could do no wrong.
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Track 16 from Pieces
Length: 00:01:57
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Fine opener, complete with to die for harmonies from this band who could do no wrong.
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2 Glenda Colins : If You Gotta Pick A Baby
Insanely catchy girly pop from Ms Collins. A real treat.
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Track 3 from Ritchie Blackmore Rock Profile, Volume One
Length: 00:02:00
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Insanely catchy girly pop from Ms Collins. A real treat.
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3 Sagittarius : My World Fell Down
Glen Campbell provided the vocals for this 'sure fire hit' which stalled at #70 in the US.
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Track 24 from Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 (disc 1)
Length: 00:02:55
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Glen Campbell provided the vocals for this 'sure fire hit' which stalled at #70 in the US.
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4 Chris Clark : From Head To Toe
Former Motown employee turned singer oozes class on this Soul Stomper.
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Track 20 from Mod Fave Raves Vol 2
Length: 00:02:45
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Former Motown employee turned singer oozes class on this Soul Stomper.
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5 Warm Sounds : Birds & The Bees
From the opening 'Ba ba bas' you just know you are going to love this.
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:02:35
Year: 0000
Track Description:
From the opening 'Ba ba bas' you just know you are going to love this.
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6 Honeybus : Scarlet Lady
'Maggie' provided the band with their biggest hit. But the 'Scarlet Lady' was my fave..
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Track 13 from She Flies Like A Bird
Length: 00:02:44
Year: 0000
Track Description:
'Maggie' provided the band with their biggest hit. But the 'Scarlet Lady' was my fave..
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7 Left banke : She May Call You Up Tonight
Remembered mainly for their track 'Walk Away Renee'. This, for me, is their best. Just brilliant.
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Track 4 from There's Gonna Be A Storm
Length: 00:02:18
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Remembered mainly for their track 'Walk Away Renee'. This, for me, is their best. Just brilliant.
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8 Aerovons : Bessy Goodheart
A comical track from this band who sold next to no records back in the day.
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Track 7 from Resurrection
Length: 00:01:59
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A comical track from this band who sold next to no records back in the day.
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9 Jackpots : Jack In The Box
Ridiculous. This pop burst makes E.L.O sound like Leonard Cohen.
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:01:57
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Ridiculous. This pop burst makes E.L.O sound like Leonard Cohen.
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10 Shirley Ellis : Ever See A Diver Kiss His Wife
Another gem from the gal who brought us 'The Name Game' 'The Clapping Song' and 'The Nitty Gritty'.
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Track 10 from Very Best Of
Length: 00:02:36
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Another gem from the gal who brought us 'The Name Game' 'The Clapping Song' and 'The Nitty Gritty'.
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11 The Moon : Got To Be On My Way
Wonderful stuff. Glorious harmonies and screeching guitars. A great combination..
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Track 5 from Without Earth & The Moon
Length: 00:02:01
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Wonderful stuff. Glorious harmonies and screeching guitars. A great combination..
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12 Dana Gillespie : You Just Gotta Know My Mind
Written by 'Donovan', though I've tried in vain to find a version by him. Great song.
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Track 1 from Foolish Seasons
Length: 00:02:10
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Written by 'Donovan', though I've tried in vain to find a version by him. Great song.
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13 Searchers : Aint Gonna Kiss You
Jangly, twangy guitars. Combined with 'Woo woo woos'. It didn't change the world, but that wasn't the idea.. [...]
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Track 14 from Searchers Greatest 20 Fabulous Hits of the 60's
Length: 00:02:05
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Jangly, twangy guitars. Combined with 'Woo woo woos'. It didn't change the world, but that wasn't the idea..
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14 Noreen Corcoran : Love Kitten
A Spector-ish delight.
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Track 8 from Where the Girls Are: A Decade of Columbia Femme Pop
Length: 00:02:30
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A Spector-ish delight.
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15 Timon : The Bitter Thoughts of Little Jane
A strange song. Upbeat yet melancholy at the same time. Very nice.
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Track 2 from Paisley Pop
Length: 00:02:20
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A strange song. Upbeat yet melancholy at the same time. Very nice.
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16 The Zombies : Walking In The Sun
My favourite Zombies track. No mean feat considering their back catalogue.
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Track 12 from Decca Stereo Anthology (disc 1)
Length: 00:02:54
Year: 0000
Track Description:
My favourite Zombies track. No mean feat considering their back catalogue.
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17 The Shangri-Las : Hate To Say I Told You So
Blink & you'll miss this 90 second pop burst from the leaders of the pack..
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Track 28 from Myrmidons of Melodrama
Length: 00:01:36
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Blink & you'll miss this 90 second pop burst from the leaders of the pack..
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18 Simon Dupree & The Big Sound : Laughing Boy From Nowhere
Best known for 'Kites', this one slipped under the radar. A good song with a great title!
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:02:51
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Best known for 'Kites', this one slipped under the radar. A good song with a great title!
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19 The Yellow Balloon : Panama Red
Fine sunshine pop from one half of Jan & Dean.
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Track 4 from The Yellow Balloon
Length: 00:01:37
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Fine sunshine pop from one half of Jan & Dean.
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20 The Cookies : Wounded
Fab RnB from the Cookies.
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:02:56
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Fab RnB from the Cookies.
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21 The Lemon Pipers : Jelly Jungle
Barmy bubble gum from this Ohio band. Jelly Jungle of Orange Marmalade indeed!
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Track 3 from Lemon Pipers
Length: 00:02:24
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Barmy bubble gum from this Ohio band. Jelly Jungle of Orange Marmalade indeed!
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22 Nino Tempo & April Stevens : Deep Purple
When the duo first recorded the song as a demo, Tempo forgot the words, and Stevens spoke the lyrics to the so [...]
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Track 1 from The Best of Nino Tempo & April Stevens
Length: 00:02:42
Year: 0000
Track Description:
When the duo first recorded the song as a demo, Tempo forgot the words, and Stevens spoke the lyrics to the song to remind him. The record's producers thought Stevens' spoken interludes were "cute" and should be included on the finished product. A US No1.
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23 Beryl Marsden : When The Lovelight Shines Thru His Eyes
The Supremes had a hit with it. But this remains my favourite version..
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:02:38
Year: 0000
Track Description:
The Supremes had a hit with it. But this remains my favourite version..
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24 Dino, Desi & Billy : If You're Thinkin' What I'm Thinkin'
Dino was the son of Dean Martin. Desi, the son of Lucille Ball. Billy, the son of Benito Mussolini. Okay, I ma [...]
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:03:04
Year: 0000
Track Description:
Dino was the son of Dean Martin. Desi, the son of Lucille Ball. Billy, the son of Benito Mussolini. Okay, I made that last bit up. Nice song...
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25 Skip Bifferty : Gas Board Under Dog
A work of psych genius. So much happens in such a short time. Kind of like an early 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. Kind [...]
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Track 7 from Skip Bifferty
Length: 00:02:16
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A work of psych genius. So much happens in such a short time. Kind of like an early 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. Kind of..
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26 Sopwith Camel : The Things That I Could Do
From the album 'Sopwith Camel' of 67 comes this laid back smoothy.
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Track 0 from Unknown
Length: 00:02:16
Year: 0000
Track Description:
From the album 'Sopwith Camel' of 67 comes this laid back smoothy.
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27 The Free Design : Bubbles
More sunshine pop, with glorious harmonies from this highly influential band.
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Track 3 from Kites Are Fun: The Best of The Free Design
Length: 00:02:16
Year: 0000
Track Description:
More sunshine pop, with glorious harmonies from this highly influential band.
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28 Spanky & Our Gang : Stuperflabbergasted
A light hearted closer from Miss McFarlane and her bunch..
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Track 20 from The Complete Mercury Recordings
Length: 00:01:09
Year: 0000
Track Description:
A light hearted closer from Miss McFarlane and her bunch..
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Looks like another pristine Sammy mix, thanks for the link.
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OMG, it's so fantastic I should scream. And I will once it's not nighttime, probably.
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Whoa, this looks awesome. Maybe it has something to do with a recent Father's Day book? ;-) Totally with you on that Beryl Marsden track. Would love to know if there is any way that someone could get a listen to this gem...
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A delicious box of assorted chocolate jelly jungle marmalade music! a sunny day picnic with cookies & zombies, what could be more fun?
7/04/08 10:07am
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