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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Garage

"Stupid Baby"

World’s First Dead Heads: Germany?

How freaky that The Grateful Dead‘s played their first show on December 4, 1965 (billed as The Dead, not The Warlocks)  — and then the very next year, a group of young German musicians would form a band called (incredibly) The Dead-Heads: “Stupid-Baby“ The Dead-Heads (1966) This seven-inch is almost

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"Your Mama Put the Hurt on Me"

The Impacs: King Goes Garage Surf

King wasn’t the only independent label in the early rock era to dabble in various sounds and musical genres; nevertheless, it’s still pretty hard to beat King for its sheer stylistic breadth.  While never really considered much of a “rock” label, King nevertheless signed another Beatle-sounding group (besides Them) called

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