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The Kinks - Kinky Boots

The Kinks - Kinky Boots

The Secret Sessions (Phenomenal Cat PC 63/71)


Kinky Boots

The Kinks - Kinky Boots

Collection of Alternate, Rare and Unreleased Tracks

The Kinks -  Kinky Boots  (31 / 78:32)

[01:58] 01. The Kinks - I Believed You
[01:39] 02. The Kinks - I'm A Hog For You Baby
[01:57] 03. The Kinks - Oobadiaboo
[01:50] 04. The Kinks - Revenge
[03:30] 05. The Kinks - Got Love If You Want It
[02:10] 06. The Kinks - Too Much Monkey Business
[02:10] 07. The Kinks - I Don't Need You Anymore
[02:16] 08. The Kinks - Don't Ever Let Me Go
[02:00] 09. The Kinks - When I See That Girl Of Mine
[02:41] 10. The Kinks - I Go To Sleep
[01:59] 11. The Kinks - This I Know
[01:47] 12. The Kinks - A Little Bit Of Sunshine
[01:54] 13. The Kinks - Tell Me Now So I'll Know
[02:25] 14. The Kinks - There's A New World(Just Opening For Me)
[02:26] 15. The Kinks - She's My Girl
[02:31] 16. The Kinks - Listen To Me
[01:50] 17. The Kinks - All Night Stand
[02:52] 18. The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
[02:38] 19. The Kinks - Time Will Tell
[02:52] 20. The Kinks - Lazy Old Sun
[02:55] 21. The Kinks - Lavender Hill
[01:44] 22. The Kinks - Rosemary Rose
[03:22] 23. The Kinks - Misty Water
[02:47] 24. The Kinks - Pictures In The Sand
[02:10] 25. The Kinks - Where Did The Spring Go?
[03:08] 26. The Kinks - Mr. Shoemaker's Daughter
[03:17] 27. The Kinks - Till Death Do Us Part
[02:20] 28. The Kinks - When I Turn Off The Living Room Light
[03:07] 29. The Kinks - Climb Your Wall
[03:40] 30. The Kinks - Apeman
[04:21] 31. The Kinks - Powerman

The Kinks - Kinky Boots





Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas - Little Children & I'll Keep You Satisfied (1964)

Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas - Little Children & I'll Keep You Satisfied (1964)



This Collectables reissue features two albums released in 1964 on the Imperial label by British invasion band Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas. Although their reign on the pop charts would be extremely short, they managed to score a few memorable hits. The albums Little Children (also the title of their first hit single in the U.S.) and I'll Keep You Satisfied include several Lennon/McCartney-penned songs: "Bad to Me" (another hit), "Do You Want to Know a Secret," and "I Call Your Name," along with cover versions of "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Great Balls of Fire," and "The Twelfth of Never." While this is a fine reissue, The Best of Billy J. Kramer on EMI would probably be a better purchase for anyone but the most ardent Merseybeat fan.


Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas - Little Children & I'll Keep You Satisfied (1964)
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas - Little Children & I'll Keep You Satisfied (1964)

Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas - Little Children & I'll Keep You Satisfied (1964)

Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas- Do You Want To Know A Secret \The EMI Years 1963-1983\ 4 CD Box

Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas- Do You Want To Know A Secret \The EMI Years 1963-1983\  4 CD Box




2009 four CD set from one of the most popular bands to emerge from the '60s British Invasion movement that the Beatles kickstarted. Early in 1963, the merging of the Liverpool vocalist, Billy J. Kramer, with the Manchester group, the Dakotas, was among Brian Epstein's most inspired moves. It led to a succession of hit records, including three #1s, and several songs that have become golden oldies and are as familiar today as there were in the 1960s. This mammoth collection of over 120 tracks features their EMI recordings in those crucial years, and includes all the singles, all the album tracks (both UK and U.S.), and many unreleased performances. The unearthed gems include an excellent version of Randy Newman's 'Bet No One Ever Hurt This Bad', which equals any of the hit singles. EMI. 
*****
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas- Do You Want To Know A Secret \The EMI Years 1963-1983\  4 CD Box


Bill Kimber and The Couriers - Swinging Fashion&Shakin up a Storm (2 in1) 1964-1965


Bill Kimber and The Couriers - Swinging Fashion&Shakin up a Storm (2 in1) 1964-1965




This group, formed in the 1960s, included two Sloane old boys, Bill Kimber on rhythm guitar and vocals and Alan Tiuner on drums. Others in the line-up were Richard Laws - vocals and lead guitar, Peter Fairweather - vocals and bass guitar and Barry Ashby who joined in 1965 as a vocalist. They didn't chart in this country with songs that included covers of the Swinging Blue Jeans' Hippy Hippy Shake and the Beatles' I Want To Hold Your Hand, but became massive in South Africa. Their South African recordings, Shakin' Up A Storm and Swinging Fashion, are very collectable and fetch ?100+ each in mint condition and their 1968 Parlophone recording, Kilburn Towers/Goodbye, whilst not as valuable is still a collector's item. Bill Kimber also recorded as a solo artist as William E Kimber and two of his albums, William Kimber and Art of William Kimber are also sought after by collectors. A South African website remembers them, in 1964, as one of the hottest "new wave" groups in the business and says they're a "talented group of London boys (they're all under twenty) who are being launched into the pop world of music in an unusual way- they're getting their big kick-off in South Africa."
Their promotion included, in the style of Beatles' films of the era, a 90 minute film, made in South Africa, that showed them touring the country. David Hemmings was also in this film as were Brian Poole and The Tremeloes whom the group were later to tour England with. This film, described at the time as 'a musical comedy in English' and the 'most unusual film ever made in South Africa', included over twenty songs, mainly standards like Long Tall Sally and I Got My Mojo Working, to make up for the lack of plot, no logical sequence of events and the fact that the screenply was written as they went along. The group were described as 'specialists in the Mersey beat, the contemporary folk music which was originally popularised by The Beatles. The music is characterised by an accented beat, vocals which are screamed rather than sung, and electric guitars tuned and amplified to an excruciating pitch."
As a group, The Couriers owed their existence to Johannesburg-born Frank Fenter and it was he who arranged for them to go to South Africa to make what was that country's first English language musical. They don't seem to have achieved the 'lucrative career' that was predicted for them.

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01 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - I Want To Hold Your Hand02 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Johnny B. Goodel03 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Misery04 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Hold Me Tight05 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Talkin' Bout You06 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Twist And Shout07 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Hippy Hippy Shake08 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Farmer John09 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - I'll Never Get Over You10 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - That's What I Want11 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Alright12 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Road Runner13 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Money14 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - I Wanna Be Your Man15 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Can't Get Used To Losing You16 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Be Mine17 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - No Particular Place To Go18 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Come Home To Me 18 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Come Home To Me19 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Come On, Come On, Come On20 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Windy And Warm21 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Life Without You22 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - I'm A Hog For You Baby23 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Something Else24 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - When You Gonna Say25 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - I Wanna Know26 - Bill Kimber & The Couriers - Carteen


Seweryn Krajewski - Pogoda Na Szczescie


  
"...Его называют непревзойденным мелодистом, Великим Романтиком эры биг-бита. Даже его имя звучит романтично: Северин Краевский... Наверно, оно хорошо подошло бы какому-нибудь исследователю-полярнику или, скажем, поэту, воспевающему суровое величие Севера, или певцу одухотворенной красоты Балтики. Для миллионов поляков Северин Краевский- символ польской эстрады. Но когда его называют "легендой", он возражает: "Я ещё не произнёс последнего слова и не нуждаюсь в дифирамбах".
- Северин - гений, - сказала о нем Марыля Родович. - Это незаурядная личность, у него нет последователей. Он - великий композитор... хотя когда ему говорят об этом, он отвечает: "Я всего лишь тот, кто сочиняет мелодии. Композиторы - это Штраус и Бетховен..."


Seweryn Krajewski - Pogoda Na Szczescie(2001)
(Zlota Kolekcja )

1. Nie, Nie Latwo (02:38)
2. Czekasz Na Te Jedna Chwile (04:56)
3. Noc Jest Muza Dla Muzyka (03:30)
4. Zaufac Snom (02:53)
5. Kiedy Mnie Juz Nie Bedzie (03:17)
6. Uciekaj Moje Serce (03:34)
7. A Jezeli (03:25)
8. Baw Mnie (02:59)
9. Kochalem Pania (03:11)
10. Nie Jestes Sama (04:15)
11. Jakzes Niestala (02:30)
12. Golebi Song (04:48)
13. Co Kazdy Chlopiec Wiedziec Powinien (02:41)
14. Pijmy Wino Za Kolegow (04:21)
15. Pogoda Na Szczescie (03:20)
16. Kolysanka Dla 'Okruszka' (04:24)
17. Badz Wsrod Nas (04:11)
18. Spiewka O Peknietym Sercu (02:02)
19. Lubie Ten Smutek (04:54)
20. Mija Juz Wiek (03:42)
21. Dlugie Te Nasze Jesienie (03:39)


УБЕГАЙ, МОЁ СЕРДЦЕ

Короткий миг в пустом отеле в коридоре.
Сплетенье рук. Блеск глаз на пляже. Тёплый бриз.
Письма помятый в спешке лист.
Снежинкой - радостная мысль.
Как это мало, моё сердце, чтобы жить.
Беги, рассвет спешит,
Ведь позже вспыхнет стыд,
Никто уж не простит холод губ твоих.

Дождливый вторник заменивший воскресенье.
Немного грусти, и повинен в этом ты.
Неправда, что должно так быть,
Что снова в пустоте бродить,
Как это мало, моё сердце, чтобы жить.
Беги, рассвет спешит,
Ведь позже вспыхнет стыд,
Никто уж не простит холод губ, краткость слов.
Беги, рассвет спешит,
Ведь позже вспыхнет стыд,
Никто уж не простит холод губ твоих.

Отлёты спешны и стыдливы, не забавны.
Твой пёс и мишка не поймут - как объяснить?
Сирени выцветшая кисть.
Обманов новых вьётся нить.
Как это мало, моё сердце, чтобы жить.
Беги, рассвет спешит,
Ведь позже вспыхнет стыд,
Никто уж не простит холод губ, краткость слов.
Беги, рассвет спешит,
Ведь позже вспыхнет стыд,
Никто уж не простит холод губ твоих.
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UCIEKAJ MOJE SERCE
(S. Krajewski - A. Osiecka)

Gdzieś w hotelowym korytarzu krótka chwila,
Splecione ręce, gdzieś na plaży oczu błysk,
Wysłany w biegu krótki list,
Stokrotka śniegu, dobra myśl -
To wciąż za mało, moje serce, żeby żyć.
Uciekaj, skoro świt, bo potem będzie wstyd
I nie wybaczy nikt chłodu ust Twych.

Deszczowe wtorki, które przyjdą po niedzielach,
Kropelka żalu, której winien jesteś ty;
Nieprawda, że tak miało być,
Że warto w byle pustkę iść -
To wciąż za mało, moje serce, żeby żyć.
Uciekaj, skoro świt, bo potem będzie wstyd
I nie wybaczy nikt chłodu ust, braku słów.
Uciekaj, skoro świt, bo potem będzie wstyd
I nie wybaczy nikt chłodu ust Twych.

Odloty nagłe i wstydliwe, nie zabawne,
Nic nie wiedzący, a zdradzony pies czy miś.
Załośnie chuda kwiatów kiść,
I nowa złuda, nowa nić -
To wciąż za mało, moje serce, żeby żyć.
Uciekaj, skoro świt, bo potem będzie wstyd
I nie wybaczy nikt chłodu ust, braku słów.
Uciekaj, skoro świt, bo potem będzie wstyd
I nie wybaczy nikt chłodu ust Twych.





Kenny And The Kasuals -Things Getting Better & Nothing Better to do

Kenny And The Kasuals -Things Getting Better & Nothing Better to do


This Dallas group -- too accomplished to be called a garage band in the usual sense of the term -- was pretty popular in their hometown in the mid-'60s, but never made any noise on the national level. It's ironic that much of their reputation rests on a live album of covers, Impact, that ranks among the most collectable LPs of the '60s, as the group actually wrote a lot of their own material. Starting in the mid-'60s as a sort of raucous Dave Clark Five-meets-the Stones combo, the Kasuals progressed to acid punk with their most popular local hit, "Journey to Tyme" (which would become one of the most valued singles by '60s garage collectors). They were a typical '60s group in that they also cut covers of popular R&B and British Invasion tunes, and sappy pop ballads that were most likely encouraged by the shortsighted local label owners for whom they recorded. The group tried their luck in New York City briefly and split in late 1967. A spin-off group (without leader Kenny Daniels) released a promising single with progressive and folk influences under the name Truth, and the group reunited very briefly before splitting again after several members were drafted. Their material was reissued in Europe in the '80s, along with a fair number of previously unreleased outtakes.

Kenny And The Kasuals -Things Getting Better & Nothing Better to do

Back in the days before Sundazed Records and Norton Records had cornered the market in reissues of garage band recordings, Eva Records from France was a major player in the field. One of the highlights of their catalog that still hasn't been supplanted by a better version from someone else, Things Gettin' Better/Nothing Better to Do is a compilation of two Kenny & the Kasuals LPs on a single CD, in surprisingly decent sound -- with the major flaw that the two albums' tracks were reversed in order from what is listed on the tray card or the insert. Essentially, Kenny & the Kasuals were a highly talented Texas-based garage band; at times, they push the envelope of the latter category with their virtuosity, which extended to a considerable amount of songwriting on both of these albums. Jerry Smith's fuzztone guitar has a nice crunchy texture on "Journey to Time" and "Come Tomorrow," and Smith's and Kenny Daniels' guitars have a nice ringing texture that's right in your face on "Don't Let Your Baby Go." The group's material all has a defiant punk edge, sometimes with a comic edge, as on the brilliant "Who Stole My House," until they evolved into the decidedly spacier Truth, two of whose tracks are represented here, one the surreal, psychedelic "Chimes on 42nd Street," and the more languid, folk-like "When Was Then."


King Richard & The Knights - Precision! (Plus Other 60's Albuquerque Groups)

King Richard & The Knights - Precision! (Plus Other 60's Albuquerque Groups)



The Knights (a.k.a. King Richard and the Knights) had its beginnings in 1961 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (U.S.A.), during a time when instrumental rock ruled the world with The Ventures and The Fireballs leading the way. Thus, the band (or combo as it was called back then) became a Ventures/Fireballs-style band, playing 40 to 50 instrumental guitar songs per gig with no vocals other than a Chuck Berry tune here and there to break the monotony.

By 1964, the band finally developed an identity and released "Precision" on a little label called Red Feather Records. This guitar instrumental with a classical piano accompaniment performed by the studio engineer, Dave Bonham, became a regional hit (chiefly due to the unique combination of these two music genres) and set the record for the most time at number one for a local release on the then ruling Albuquerque, New Mexico rock-and-roll AM radio station, KQEO. But when the Beatles invaded the U.S. in Feb. of 1964, it was a bad omen for The Knights. As many other bands at the time followed Ken Fisher in his "Learn it, Do it, and Profit from it" mantra the Knights just couldn't give up their beloved rock instrumental efforts. After a few notable vocals on John Wagner Studios' Delta Records, the band disbanded in 1967.

King Richard (Dick Stewart), however, jumped on the psychedelic-rock bandwagon, not as a guitarist, but as a fanzine publisher (The Lance Newsletter), a record label owner (Lance Records), and a record distributor and promoter for other local labels. Although Stewart had a successful two-year-run with those companies that included a number of psychedelic and R&B 45- rpm releases by Albuque rque artists, who became well known in the Southwest U.S. during the mid-'60s, he, nevertheless, turned his back temporarily on rock and roll and directed his attention to another music genre: Mexican-American rancheras and tr aditional Latin music of Central and South America. Thus, Dick replaced Lance Records with another label (Casanova Rec ords), releasing an impressive number of vinyl albums and singles from 1968 to 1972. Many were hits in the Latin market throughout the U.S. and Mexico, including so me guitar instrumental efforts by Stewart himself, who was also a Casanova artist.

After two decades of performing with his two sons (Jason and Richard) in groups Dick named, Knee Deep, The Mountain Riff-Raff, and The Jyck Monkey Band (pronounced "jick"), the boys burned out on their dad's genre of music and moved to Austin, Texas in 1994 to further their own music careers. Shortly thereafter, Dick Stewart contacted one of the original bass players of the early Knights (Gary Snow) and asked him if he would be into taking a trip back to their '60s guitar instrumental roots. Gary jumped at the chance and beginning in late 1997, they both dedicated a year of intense on e-on-one practices relearning early '60s Ventures' and Fireballs' covers.

From 1998 to the present, Dick Stewart has written more than 40 instrumentals and created a number of guitar instrumental arrangements with covers of standout melodious songs of the late ‘50s and early ‘60s, many of which were originally released as vocals. At the close of 1998, Stewart and Snow scored big with a very talented Albuquerque drummer (Steve Hudgins) who owns a garage sound studio (literally). Although he was only two years old when The Knights originally formed, he picked up on the early '60s guitar instrumental style with ease and great interest.

GROUP MEMBERS

King Richard & The Knights - Precision! (Plus Other 60's Albuquerque Groups)


(1961 to 1964) GUITAR ROCK INSTRO PERIOD: (During a time when the band specialized in guitar-rock instrumentals, a genre now referred to as surf rock) Dick Stewart - lead guitar; Larry Longmire - rhythm and second lead guitarist; Gary Butler - bass (1961 - 1962); Gary Snow – bass (1963 - 1964); William "Corky" Anderson - percussions

(1965 to 1967) FRAT ROCK VOCAL PERIOD: (During a time when the band was known as King Richard and The Knights) Dick Stewart - lead guitar and vocalist; Jack Paden and Les Bigby - percussions; John Milligan followed later by Dick Miller - rhythm and second lead guitars; Jerry "Toad" Hutchins - bass; Larry Reid - sax and lead vocalist; Mike Celenze - keyboards

45 RELEASES FROM 1964 THROUGH 1966

1. 1964 - "Precision" b/w "Cut Out" (Red Feather 18401) guitar rock instrumentals

2. 1965 - "Lonely by The Sea" b/w "Moonbeam" (Red Feather) - guitar rock instrumentals

3. 1965 - "Those Things You Do" b/w "I Want to Love You" (Delta R-2048) - frat rock vocals

4. 1965 - "Why" b/w "That's the Way it Goes" (Delta R-2115) - frat rock vocals

5. 1966 - "I Don't Need You" b/w "How About Now" (Delta R-2143) - frat rock vocals

6. 1966 - "Work Out Sally" b/w "The Weatherman's Song" (Lomas R-2133) frat rock vocal and children's novelty song

CD AND VINYL RELEASES SINCE 1996
1. 1996 - "Precision" (Collectables 0684) A nineteen-track CD reissue compilation of early to mid-'60's 45 releases by New Mexico artists out of which twelve are Knights' efforts.
2. 1999 - "I Don't Need You" (Lance 2000) A fourteen-track 12" vinyl reissue compilation of The Knights '60's 45s plus two ‘80s tracks.
3. 1999 - "Surfin' the Web" (Lance 2001) A ten-track CD album of newly recorded surf guitar instrumentals in the early '60s traditional style.



King Richard & The Knights - Precision! (Plus Other 60's Albuquerque Groups)

1 King Richard & The Knights – I Don't Need You
2 King Richard & The Knights – How About Now
3 King Richard & The Knights – Why
4 King Richard & The Knights – That's The Way It Goes
5 Plague, The  – Go Away
6 Era Of Sound – Girl In The Mini Skirt
7 Kreeg, The – Impressin'
8 Sidewinders, The  – Tears From Laughing
9 Sidewinders, The  – Charley Aikens
10 Saliens, The – Travel Lightly
11 Saliens, The – Baby Says
12 King Richard & The Knights – Those Things You Do
13 King Richard & The Knights -  I Want To Love You
14 King Richard & The Knights – Precision
15 King Richard & The Knights – Cut Out
16 King Richard & The Knights – Moon Beam
17 King Richard & The Knights – Lonely By The Sea
18 Jason Stewart  – The Calm And The Storm
19 King Richard & The Knights – Moonbeam (with vocals)

This Albuquerque, NM outfit, also known as the Knights, outlasted most of its contemporaries, albeit with a 30-year hiatus in the middle, mostly by virtue of the quality of their singles, which turned them into local stars. King Richard & the Knights started out in 1961 as a Ventures-type instrumental outfit, playing surf instrumentals and throwing in the occasional Chuck Berry-authored vocal number for variety. By 1964, they'd evolved sufficiently to rate a recording contract with Red Feather, who scored with the Knights' first release, "Precision," which became a regional hit in the southwest and rode the number one spot on Albuquerque's top radio station for weeks. The band's classic lineup consisted of Dick Stewart (aka "King Richard") on lead guitar and vocals, Larry Longmire on lead and rhythm guitar, and Corky Anderson (later succeeded by Jack Paden) on drums, and Larry Reid on saxophone and some vocals. The group's bassists included Gary Butler and Gary Snow. 

The advent of the British Invasion took the wind out of the band's sails. The group tried to compete by switching to vocals, and began playing frat rock standards. They recorded a trio of singles for the Delta label, displaying a fairly diverse sound, encompassing elements of country and harmony vocals that showed the heavy influence of the Everly Brothers, but after "I Don't Need You" b/w &"How About Now" in 1966, their recording career was over. By the end of 1966, the Knights were history -- Dick Stewart went on to produce the Kreeg, while Anderson and Paden remained active for years after in local music circles, and the former still plays. Thirty years later, Dick Stewart and Gary Snow re-formed King Richard & the Knights, cutting a new album with drummer Steve Hudgins, its release accompanying the reissue of the group's classic sides on Collectables, and even vinyl reissues of their early sides in Europe. The re-formed group remains active on the Lancer label. 






The Kreeg - Impressin'  (1966)

The Kreeg - Impressin'  (1966)

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Members: 

HAP BLACKSTOCK
LARRY INKS 
ROBERT STURTCMAN
RUSS STURTCMAN
RAY TRUJILLO
The Kreeg - Impressin'  (1966)


The Kreeg were an extremely talented garage rock outfit formed in Albuquerque, NM, in 1966, out of another local band called the Prophets. Their lineup consisted of Bob Sturtcman (rhythm guitar, vocals), who'd previously played with another band, the Goldenaires, Hap Blackstock (bass, vocals) (later succeeded by Ray Trujillo), Larry Inks (lead guitar), and Russ Sturtcman (drums). When the Prophets elected to change their name, it had been Bob Sturtcman's idea to call the band Blitzkrieg, but after kicking it around a bit, that was shortened to the Krieg and, finally, the Kreeg, which everyone liked. 

Although all of them would admit to being heavily influenced by the Beatles at some point, by the time they'd turned into the Kreeg, the members were listening a lot harder to Them, the Yardbirds, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, and the Animals, as well as absorbing the more sophisticated sounds that acts such as the Beau Brummels and the Leaves were bringing to the table. The resulting sound, in their hands, freely crossed between blues-influenced garage punk and folk-rock, with pleasing elements of both evident on their records. 

Bob Sturtcman wrote some songs, and they recorded a few demos and had the honor of being the first band signed to Dick Stewart's newly founded Albuquerque-based Lance Records, and their debut record, "Impressin'" b/w "How Can I," did well enough locally that Lance soon became the home to most of the best rock music talent in the area. For their part, the Kreeg were successful enough to make something of a steady part-time living playing frat parties and high school homecoming dances, but weren't able to make the leap to the next level, at least not before lead guitarist Larry Inks decided to move to California, which began the disintegration of the group. The additional influence of the military draft, which was breathing down the necks of Bob Sturtcman and a couple of the others, didn't help, and by the end of 1968 the Kreeg were history. 

Bob and Russ Sturtcman worked together in Mother Sturtcman's Jam and Jellies in 1968 and 1969, and then in an outfit called Albatross, based in Taos, NM, during the early '70s, and in the 1990s, a collection of Kreeg recordings, demos, and live tracks entitled Impressin' was assembled on CD by Bob Sturtcman and Dick Stewart and released by Collectables. The latter, which included good annotation and extensive discography and personnel information, was notable as one of the few garage band discoveries of the era to live up to the reputation surrounding the band. 

The Kreeg - Impressin'  (1966)



The Kinks - Kinky BootsBilly J. Kramer with The Dakotas - Little Children & I'll Keep You Satisfied (1964)Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas- Do You Want To Know A Secret \The EMI Years 1963-1983\  4 CD Box Knut Kiesewtter - That's Me Star-ClubThe Kinks - To The BonesBill Kimber and The Couriers - Swinging Fashion&Shakin up a Storm (2 in1) 1964-1965Seweryn Krajewski - Pogoda Na SzczescieKenny And The Kasuals -Things Getting Better & Nothing Better to doKing Richard & The Knights - Precision! (Plus Other 60's Albuquerque Groups)The Kreeg - Impressin'  (1966)

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