but the reviews of Even More Rock Family Trees show why it is this year’s Xmas gift for the discerning rock maniac.
Five stars at Record Collector.
And in the best books of the year at Shindig Magazine.
Book of the minute must be Shindig Annual No.2. from our friends at
They were the band that had it all the 1967 cornerstone of the San Francisco upheaval.
Here’s a track from their devastating self titled debut album, with comical voiceover intro
Well in the first entry, top right hand of Rock Family Tree San Francisco:1 Moby Grape ≠1 Pete Frame copyright 1979 , Frame tells us that “Excess and extravagance were the keynotes of Columbia’s launch party in May 67 when they released an album and 5 singles simultaneously…”
E and E, eh?
Astrong indication of things to come?
Particularly for the band’s Peter Green, Syd Barrett-alike, lost boy Skip Spence?