In-A-Gadda-Da-Iron Butterfly

The year was 1968, as we were caught up in the frenzy of new musical sounds, and along with it…. a new trend in band names, such as Strawberry Alarm Clock, Electric Prunes, Chocolate Watch Band, and along comes – IRON BUTTERFLY. Their main claim to fame, would be a song featured on their second…

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God Bless Tulips & Tiny Tim

In show business, the key to success, is being in the right place at the right time, and it sure was for Herbert Khaury, better known as TINY TIM. In 1968, after years of paving the streets of Greenwich Village in NYC, this falsetto singing troubadour armed with a ukulele, and a songbook of hundreds…

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England Swings With Del Shannon

The 1st wave of ‘Beatlemania’ officially made it’s imprint on Billboard’s Hot 100, June 23, 1963 as we found DEL SHANNON’s cover version of “From Me To You,” the first Lennon-Mc Cartney composition to grace the U.S charts, but unfortunately the public wasn’t quite ready for that Liverpool sound yet, as Del’s version only peaked…

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