My Generation of Sun. 01 & Mon. 02 November: Stones, Standells, Kingsmen, Hook Herrera, [Ed’s Show 2015-43]
A Walk on the Raw Side with The Rolling Stones, The Kingsmen, The Standells **
Radio 68: all the sounds and the voices of the sixties * Happy to be Different
After two albums of authentic R&B covered in the Very Raw+ style, The Rolling Stones’ third LP consisted entirely of self-penned songs. Not necessarily R&B. And not necessarily raw. AFTERMATH was a mixed bag of pop tunes (Mother’s Little Helper), ballads (Lady Jane), R&Beat (Under My Thumb) and a freaky harmonica parlando like the 11 minutes plus ‘Going Home’. Some of the Jagger-Richards compositions of that era were successfully covered (‘Out of Time’ became a huge hit for Chris Farlowe), others only moderately so (David Garrick’s ‘Lady Jane’). Many landed in the dustbin, whatever their artistic merits.… Read more...