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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Category: Van Dyke Parks

"High Coin"

Skip Battyn + Van Dyke’s Obscure 45

Not sure how this fascinating production – written and arranged by Van Dyke Parks and sung by Skip Battyn in the magical year of 1967* – came to my attention originally. “High Coin” by Skip Battyn  (1965) [*Wrong – recorded in 1965!  See comments attached at the end of this

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