Monday, 9 March 2009

James Lawton and the James Boys - Music

James Lawton and the James Boys - Music (MGM 13978)

Produced by Charlie Calello, who also arranged the Four Seasons.

Reasonable Facsimile - Every Day

Reasonable Facsimile - Every Day (Verve KF5009. 1966)

Top side is the band's take on He Was A Friend Of Mine, which has been comped. I prefer the flip, which has that Mama's & Papa's folk rock vibe.

Six Mile Chase - Sunday Kind Of Sunshine

Six Mile Chase - Sunday Kind Of Sunshine (Dot 17131. 1968)

There's lot's a great sunshine pop on Dot. I guess a lot of these 45s were studio concoctions. Bernstein & Millrose would also write for Garry Pucket and release a bizarre version of Light My Fire under the name MBP Mix.

Golden Bough - Everybody's Gotta Be Someplace/25c


Golden Bough - Everybody's Gotta Be Someplace / 25c (A&M 868. 1966)

Possibly a studio vehicle for Anne Phillips & Hilary Lipsitz. Anne was also involved in Queen Anne's Lace.