Psychedelic C

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
C.A. Quintet Trip Thru' Hell (Sundazed) M / M U.S.'1996 65.00
(deluxe double-vinyl-pack containing that monstruous album originally released on Candy Floss label  in the late 60's plus one album full o' prev. unreleased material, singles & alternate versions of songs from the original album; regarded by many 60's Psych-Rock aficionados (myself included) as one of the epitomes of the genre; unbelievable haunting sceneries w/quirky organ-spook, twylyte-soothin' spooker-meres causin' racing shivers into cubes of frozen fears and a gloomy Pop-glare providing tickets for ultimate lysergo-phare ...even the horses on the back cover seem to have a puzzled/dazed look; FOC w/liners on the inner-fold;)
Candida Pax Day (Deroy) M / M D'2000 75.00
(german reprint in thick card-board jacket (pressed on quality vinyl) w/insert-sheet; extremely RARE & sought after early 70's U.K. Basement-Psychedelia fueled w/ two electric lead-guitars... wah-wah 'n fuzz-box trades, recorder, grand piano, keyboards, bass 'n drums, 12-string acoustic guitar...; a bluesy ground providing soil for trancey, quivering jams w/ slow- to mid-tempo meters (not hitting the red zone though... this might have happened in their Live performances (if there were any at all??) ...melodies grab via low-fi tentacles & the whole is frightfully stripped bare of any songwriting-miracles; limited & numbered edition of 450 copies;)
The Candymen Same (Abc/Sparton) SS / SS / Co. Can'1968 55.00
(canadian orig. print of late 60's U.S. Psych-Pop from Georgia; catchy melodic spree w/keyboards, voc-harmonies, bluesy attitude...; cover of "stormy monday blues";)
Steve Cannings Hate Everything Except Of Hatter/It's All Over Now Baby Blue (TM) / EX D'197 55.00
(rather obscure early 70's single-release by this german privat label; A-side is excellent Psychedelic-Folk-Pop w/distant meanders of fuzz-box-guitar strayns 'n haunting harmonies; B-side is by Dylan and the name of the song is mispelled (?!) as "it's all now baby blue"(!)
The Chambers Brothers A New Time-A New Day (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1968 65.00
(action-packed black rockin' Soul combo w/bloozed Gospel overtones beefin' up 'em grooves, strong voc-treats 'n shaky, funky brews w/psychedelic steams 'n bubblin' effects on the acid-wah-guitar conducted title track! funky grooves on "you got the power-to turn me on"; orig. 360-label print!)
Child Same (Jubilee) EX / EX Can'1968 SOLD
(late 60's U.S. Psychedelic-Rock quartet shakin' down w/voltage fuzz-guit/organ trades, white-boy Soul vocs w/harmonies à la Vanilla Fudge; nice expressive cover-version of "ol' man river" canadian orig. print in thick FOC;)
The Chocolate Watch Band Let's Talk About Girls/In The Past (Eva) / EX F'198 22.00
(french 80's promo 45; title-track is from their debut album (No Way Out) B-side if off their classic "The Inner Mystique" album; self-made sleeve by prev. owner!)
Christmas Same (Paragon) M- / M- Can'1969 42.00
(euro-reprint (w/ very dynamic sound!) from the early 90's of this very rare late 60's post-Reign Ghost album feat. Bob Bryden; fairly jammed-out Rock schemes reekin' w/fertlile San Francisco Sound vibes on the side-long "Jungle Fabulous" (20:39)
Circus Maximus Neverland Revisited (Vanguard) M- / M- U.S.'1968 95.00
(gold-label-print of the second album by this late 60's eclectic, punky, electric Chamber-Folk-Rock band  feat. Jerry Jeff Walker; white-boy soulful vocs, dashin' piano/bass runs, snaky organ and complex free-form brewings on title track; ...a really special album w/plenty o' Byrds-ian ring and early LOVE typo cling plus that Beach Boys 'travaganza in the sing;)
Clear Light Black Roses/She's Ready To Be Free (Elektra) / EX U.S.'1967 65.00
(rare single by legendary 60's band from L.A.; b-side is (non-lp) top shelf Punk-Psych w/fuzz-bass 'n neckbreakin' switches in tempo!)
Same (Elektra) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1967 95.00
(top drawer 60's Psychedelic-Rock Classic from L.A.; 'plosive double-drumming w/fuzz-box crankdom and an expressive lead-singer w/lizard king overtones... especially as a stage-act! full-dynamo sound-scape radiating haunting waves of poetic/existential kolorz("street singer", "Mr. Blue" (6:24) written by Tom Paxton!) feat. Ralph Schuckett & Dallas Taylor who went to join C. S. N. & Y. thereafter; an AMAZING Paul Rothchild production; orig. stereo print complete w/inner-sleeve!)
Same (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1967 95.00
(top drawer 60's Psychedelic-Rock Classic from L.A.; 'plosive double-drumming w/fuzz-box crankdom and an expressive lead-singer w/lizard king overtones ...especially as a stage-act! full-dynamo sound-scape radiating haunting waves of poetic/existential kolorz("street singer", "Mr. Blue" (6:24) written by Tom Paxton!) feat. Ralph Schuckett & Dallas Taylor who went to join C. S. N.& Y. thereafter; an AMAZING Paul Rothchild production; orig. MONO print w/uncut sleeve plus inner-sleeve!)
Same (Elektra) EX / EX / Co. Can'1967 95.00
(top drawer 60's Psychedelic-Rock Classic from L.A.; 'plosive double-drumming w/fuzz-box crankdom and an expressive lead-singer w/lizard king overtones... especially as a stage-act! full-dynamo sound-scape radiating haunting waves of poetic/existential kolorz("street singer", "Mr. Blue"(6:24) ...the latter written by Tom Paxton!)feat. Ralph Schuckett & Dallas Taylor who went to join C.S.N.&Y. thereafter...; an AMAZING Paul Rothchild production; orig.canadian stereo print!)
The Clique Splash1/Stay By Me (Cinema) - / M- U.S.'1968 Sold
(rare non-lp 45 (A-side) by Texas-band that released an album on White Whale;"Splash 1" is an ACE cover of a 13th Floor Elevator's song!!!)
The Collectors Looking At A Baby/Old Man (Valiant) / VG++ U.S.'196 65.00
(very rare pre-album (non-lp) single by legendary Vancouver band releasing two essential Psychedelic albums down the line; this is Flower-Pow-Wow 60's khool w/a Chamber-like cut 'n swirly harmonies;)
Same (Warner Brothers) M- / M- U.S.'1968 175.00
(top-rated canadian late 60's Folk-tinged Psychedelic Prog-Rock masterpiece conceptually structured as a suite; playful, folksy strains w/raga-esque rhythm-pattern on "she (will-o-the wind)", airy flute 'n exceptional voc-harmonies (Howie Vickers' voice I rate among the very best in Rock history!) ... cover of Dunn & Mc Cashen's "Lydia Purple" that feat. Larry Knechtel on piano 'n harpsichord; B-side has the "What Love - suite" spinning for 19 minutes plus & breathing heavily w/freezy haunting insight-ponder spheres hammered w/ a yearnmournful existential buzz! ...imagine Van der Graaf jammin' w/ The Doors & you may get an idea for the moving of these floors ...; has a beautiful Bob Masse Jugendstil/Psychedelic-Art sleeve; the shape of this is next to pristine!)
Grass And Wild Strawberries (Warner Brothers) EX / VG+(+) D'1969 Sold
(2nd release by this Vancouver Psychedelic-Rock quintet that continued under the name of Chilliwack thereafter... not unlike their previous album (among the  outstanding pieces in Rock history!) this 'un also is of a conceptual nature; a stage play by George Ryga, a leading canadian poet-playwright of the time, to which the Collectors set the music! ...a 'plosive bag o' bloozed jam ("prelude") ...San Francisco Sound induced fanfaring melo-trails w/vibrant acoustic/electric gear 'n these amazing voc-harmonies! tribal-native
indian drumming w/trancey chanting on "seventeenth summer" (a song that found a great remake on Chilliwacks first album) ..."early morning" is classic Acid-Rock w/fuzz-slanting axe-smoulderz 'n pounding tribal rhythms, "sheep on the hillside", a grave, emotionally pregnant epilogue typo-song again shows what a great lead-voice this band had w/Howie Vickers!! ...I wonder what he did afterwards!! this is the original german print w/bright green 7-arts label(!) and laminated cover; comes with a U.S. white-label-promo single (in M-!)) also released on W.B. and containing 2 lp-tracks: "my love delights me" & "early morning";)
Seventeenth Summer (Edsel) M- / M- U.K.'1987 42.00
(late 80's U.K. compilation album covering the life 'n times of this outstanding canadian Psych/Prog/Rock band from Vancouver; incl. scarce singles; liner-notes by Brian Hogg;)
We Can Make It/Fat Bird (Warner Brothers) / VG++ Can'196 Sold
(very rare pre-album (non-lp) single by legendary Vancouver band releasing two essential Psychedelic albums down the line; this is Flower-Pow-Wow 60's khool w/a punky pulse on title-track (fuzzed out guitar sound) and good-timey, stoned colors on the flip; orange-label canadian print;)
The Comfortable Chair Same (Ode) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1968 75.00
(60's U.S. Psychedelic-Pop w/complex femme/male voc-harmonies, dense, swarmin' electric/acoustic menageries w/lofty strings, organ, guitars, vibes, percussion, fuzz-box, sunny-crest californian aquarian-hipster air ...produced by John Desnmore & Robbie Krieger ("sidemen" of the Lizard-King)
Condello Phase 1 (Scepter) VG++ / EX / Co. U.S.'1969 65.00
(late 60's U.S. Psychedelic-Rock w/phased guitar-sound, swyrly effects, piano/organ sounds, fuzz-lead-axe, Beatle-esque voc-harmonies, shaky rhythms, dazzlin' Pop edges w/ that british  Mersey- petaled sound scape!)
Phase 1 (Scepter) VG++ / EX U.S.'1969 75.00
(late 60's U.S. Psychedelic-Rock w/phased guitar-sound, swyrly effects, piano/organ sounds, fuzz-lead-axe, Beatle-esque voc-harmonies, shaky rhythms, dazzlin' Pop edges w/ that british  Mersey- petaled sound scape!)
Corpus Creation A Child (Acorn) EX / EX U.S.'1971 Sold
(euro reprint of fantastic texas-Blues-Rock sweeper w/psychedelic hooks and guitars that pour down like lemurian moonshine! along w/SACRED MUSHROOM this 'un is  top of the heap late 60's/early 70's Lysergick-Blues-Rock!! next to impossible to find in orig. form; this reprint is cool enuff!!)
Crank/Thump Theatre A Night In The Cave (Rockadelic) M- / M- U.S.'199 75.00
(...another great release  by this semi-cult label from Texas; this time 'round the album is bein' shared by 2 bands from the late 60's/early 70's from the U.S. mid-west; Crank & Thump Theatre recorded at the Cavern Sound Studios in Kansas; Crank is heavy-vybed jammer-galore w/ a LED ZEP typo energy in the bowels, fuzz-tilt guitar-crank-dom 'n ruff throat; Thump Theatre treads a Psychedelic, fade-glow-plastered alley w/ sneaky, backwoodsy vibes, blasto-packed keyboards sounds 'n sharp fuzz-box blows w/folksy ripples 'n captivating voc-harmonies on "do you even feel" a song that rekindles some  WizardsFromKansasCityJammers-magic!! w/insert-sheet;)
Creation Of Sunlight Same (Windi) M- / EX A'198 55.00
(late 60's U.S. californian sunny-crest-vybe shooter w/organ/fuzz-fuitar sound, boss
voc-harmonies, garagey R&B drives w/psych-out effects, beach-nut melo-charms
w/flute-leads 'n aquarian 60's hipster beads bred in lofty pacific-lounge; euro-reprint
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The Crome Syrcus Love Cycle (Command) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 110.00
(late 60's Psychedelic-Rock gathering from the U.S. pacific north-west; many windowed bag ranging from bluesy, soulful melodic-Rock w/fuzz-leads, fanfaring choir-boy-playgrounds w/hovering organ to loose, West Coasty jams and straight rockin' barrells...; title-track is a side-long epic venture w/various capsules 'ploding into progressions 'n motives; classic Psychedelic-Art FOC; mono print!!)
Love Cycle (Command) EX / EX U.S.'1968 95.00
(late 60's Psychedelic-Rock gathering from the U.S. pacific north-west; many windowed bag ranging from bluesy, soulful melodic-Rock w/fuzz-leads, fanfaring choir-boy-playgrounds w/hovering organ to loose, West Coasty jams and straight rockin' barrells...; title-track is a side-long epic venture w/various capsules 'ploding into progressions 'n motives; classic Psychedelic-Art FOC; w/press-photo-insert!)
The Cycle Same (Tamarac) VG++ / VG++ Can'198 55.00
(brilliant Pop-Syche from Canada... so darn versatile you think every track is by a different band and this without losing the main face! four lead-singers, a most vibrating sound-splash w/fuzz, airy arrangements (no strings!) and on the 6:57 "GOD" -track you're about to experience the most menacing drone ever to leave a fuzz-box!! ...way underrated album!)
Cykle Same (Label) EX / EX A'1993 65.00
(fuzz-box-wailing teen-Garage-Psych-Punk splasher shooting mesmerizing sound capsules, hooky melo-strokes... a late 60's U.S. Psychedelic Classic as a euro 80's reprint in most dynamic sound!)

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