Friday, 5 October 2007

Sir Walter Raleigh - If You Need Me

Sir Walter Raleigh - If You Need Me (Tower 156. 1965)

From Seattle, and featuring Dewey Martin and "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow.

Sir Raleigh & the Cupons released the punker "Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day" on Jerden in 1965. This was followed by two released on A&M "White Cliffs Of Dover" & "While I Wait". After a move to LA, they signed with Tower and released this Mersey influenced 45 as Sir Walter Raleigh. There was one final 45 on Tower, but by this point Martin (Sir Walter) had sacked the original line-up.

After the band split Martin of course went on to drum with the Springfield, while Kleinow joined the Burritos.

1 comment:

Tom said...

This is a great 45, you should post the top side of this as well! This side is better, in my opinion, but both are good!