|Oscar & The Majestics / Rare & Unissued Cuts '64-'66|
|Album:||Rare & Unissued Cuts '64-'66||Collection:||General|
|Artist:||Oscar & The Majestics||Added:||May 2019|
|Label:||Sundazed Music / Modern Harmonic|
|Add Date:||2019-05-21||Pull Date:||2019-07-23|
|Week Ending:||Jul 21||Jul 7||Jun 30||Jun 23||Jun 2|
|1.||Jul 17, 2019:||The Library |
|4.||Jun 26, 2019:||Brownian Motion |
|2.||Jul 06, 2019:||Music Casserole |
Anything You Want
|5.||Jun 19, 2019:||Brownian Motion |
Got To Have Your Lovin'
|3.||Jul 02, 2019:||Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics |
|6.||Jun 19, 2019:||Magnetized Toner: After Hours |
Oscar & The Majestics was a Gary, Indiana psychedelic garage rock group active in the mid- to late-1960s. Rare & Unissued Cuts '64-'66 is a collections of mostly unreleased cuts of pure and unadulterated classic garage rock. Fuzz, surf, and a go-go. |
Something else from the press release:
Blast off! Rescued from the energetic ether, this set of six largely unreleased tracks from Midwest mid-sixties garage heroes Oscar & the Majestics is loaded with heavy riffs, tasty guitar licks, pounding drums, and lots of fuzz. Included here is the hideously rare and ferocious take on a Kingsmen classic, an explosive adjustment to "Shake A Tail Feather," and even more unearthed gems in Oscar & the Majestics oeuvre!
RIYL: The Standells, Jan & Dean, The Remains, The Electric Prunes and The Surfaris.
Recommended Tracks: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
1. (2:23) **Got To Have Your Lovin’ – Medium-up/Fast tempo. Cool beat. Fuzzy guitars. Accelerates towards the end.
2. (2:18) ***Anything You Want – Medium-up tempo. More cool vibes and fuzzy guitars. Almost instrumental. Yeah baby.
3. (2:50) *Shake A Tail Feather – Medium-up tempo. Surf pop a la Jan & Dean. Think of 1960’s beach party movies. Dance time.
4. (1:58) **Haunted House –Medium-up tempo. Garage rock sound here. Almost instrumental. Nice guitars.
5. (2:23) ***Whiplash – Medium-up tempo. Cool garage recording with a surf vibe. Sax solo included. Instrumental.
6. (2:28) **Get Ready – Medium-up tempo. Another groovy garage a go-go track. Great cover of The Temptations/ Rare Earth song.
|1.||Got To Have Your Lovin'||4.||Haunted House|
|2.||Anything You Want||5.||Whiplash|
|3.||Shake A Tail Feather||6.||Get Ready|