ear worm: The Cyrkle – “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore”

I was first aware of The Cyrkle via the old CBS sampler album “Today’s Sounds” (1966) which I had picked up cheap in the bargain bins of a local department store in 1967. They had hits with the two songs on this album “Red Rubber Ball” and “Turn Down Day” They were a bit Byrdsy, a … More ear worm: The Cyrkle – “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore”

crackle and pop: the clientele – suburban light

This was a very welcome vinyl re-issue (2014) of the first Clientele album “Suburban Light”(2000). I’ve written about The Clientele over on Toppermost, The Clientele have been more popular in the USA than they ever have in the UK, and I have never understood why. This was highlighted when attending a Clientele gig in 2003 … More crackle and pop: the clientele – suburban light

Crackle and Pop: Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Safe As Milk

I bought a lot of albums cheaply in the 60s when they were reissued on budget labels. Usually MFP (Music for Pleasure) or Marble Arch. This though has always been a favourite and therefore of the many differing versions of this album that exist, it’s my favourite version.   It was released in 1967 and I … More Crackle and Pop: Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Safe As Milk