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Distr.  : NE - Clear Spot/Shiny Beast
Style   : r&b / garage rock / 60's /



TP50    1       TWINK : SOUND OF SILK: DEMOS & RARITIES                 CD      08.2017

        01.     You Reached For The Stars
        02.     Sound Of Silk
        03.     You Have Been Chosen
        04.     10,000 Words In A Cardboard Box (Alternate Version)
        05.     The Dream Is Just Beginning
        06.     Thor
        07.     Suicide
        08.     Angel
        09.     Gandalf's Garden
        10.     Fluid (Slow Version)
        11.     Moondog
        12.     Pink Fairies Story
        13.     Passing Clouds

Crazy daze at Lighting Wizard Studios. I would arrive there in Hornsey after a Pretty
Things gig and start experimenting with sounds and songs. Julian Briggs (bass guitar)
and I would roll up some temple balls to smoke and then play. The studio was decked
out in Afghan rugs on the floor/walls and was exceedingly comfortable. When I left
The Pretty Things I moved into the flat upstairs with my girlfriend Silver and Steve
Took, until eventually moving to Notting Hill Gate." -John "Twink" Alder, 2017.
Recorded in 1969/1970 except tracks 4, 12, and 13.
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TP50    2       THE FAIRIES : GET YOURSELF HOME: THE EARLY YEARS        CD      10.2017

The Fairies were a British rhythm and blues band led by drummer John 'Twink' Alder,
who recorded three singles between 1964 and 1965. The Fairies split at some date
before 1967, Twink having already departed and joined London band The In-Crowd in
August 1966. This band evolved into Tomorrow, and from there Twink joined the Pretty
Things and the Pink Fairies before launching a solo career.
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TP50    5       TOMORROW : LIVE RECORDINGS: 1967-68                     CD      12.2017

16 live tracks of Tomorrow in their prime! Presented in chronological order, this
is the first time the complete live output of this legendary UK psych group has been
available! The album features Tomorrow's set at the legendary 1967 London psychedelic
all-nighter 'Christmas On Earth' where they played alongside Jimi Hendrix, The Who,
Syd Barrett's Pink Floyd and more! This set is bookended by Tomorrow's 1967 BBC
appearance on the first episode of John Peel's 'Top Gear', and their hard-to-find
1968 appearance on the same show.
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