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Pebbles, The / First Album
Album:First Album Collection:General
Artist:Pebbles, The Added:Jul 2011
Label:Sympathy For The Record Industry 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-07-10 Pull Date:2011-09-11 
Week Ending:Sep 11Sep 4Aug 28Aug 21Aug 7Jul 31Jul 24Jul 17

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 25, 2023:Brain worm
I'm Sitting By The Window
4.Sep 10, 2011:New World Disorder
Hey Bo Diddley
2.Jan 19, 2019:On The Warpath(tribute to Tom Guido)
My Tricky Bird
5.Aug 30, 2011:meow
Hey Bo Diddley
3.Dec 31, 2011:New World Disorder
Hey Bo Diddley
6.Aug 27, 2011:New World Disorder
Ooh! My Soul

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2011-07-08 
The Pebbles – First Album
Reviewed by Sadie O., 7/8/11
Reissue of a 1997 garage-rock girl group rave-up from Japan. Sounds like it was recorded in one take in a bathroom, which is just how we like it. So endearing!
1. 1:51 ***bit of spoken intro, very garage-y uptempo garage rock instrumental with screams.
2. 1:44 ***uptempo rockabilly-ish twist-a-gogo.
3. 2:06 ***squeeee! Garage rock with maybe a touch of Blondie.
4. 3:18 ***slow stroll with incomprehensible adenoidal vocals.
5. 2:18 ***boppy upbeat frug, complete with white gogo boots.
6. 2:09 ***girly-girl happiness, sugar pops and pigtails.
7. 2:23 **slow, rather off-key pop love song. Rather nice guitar solo.
8. 2:18 ****upbeat cover with heavy bass, and an extra syllable in “Diddley”. Upgrade!
9. 3:20 ***a bit Animals-istic bassline, Waitresses-y vocals. Seems like someone’s channeling Lou Reed near the end, too.
10. 2:42 ***they really DO love the Beatles! Painfully so.
11. 2:40 ***twangy guitar, uptempo, slightly psychedelic-ish.
12. 0:52 ** little live bluesy bit with drunk audience noises.
13. 2:11 ****uptempo, almost competent cover of a Link Wray chicken-scratch instrumental. Great bass slide. Rubbery!
14. 1:49 ****kinda sexy (!) midtempo strut. Pretty sure this was a Link Wray number, too. They can pick em! Oooh, screamy!

Track Listing
1.The Pebbles Twist 8.Hey Bo Diddley
2.Ooh! My Soul 9.I'm Sitting By The Window
3.(I Can't Explain) Gonna Tell Your Man 10.You Can't Do That
4.My Tricky Bird 11.Do It Now
5.Alright 12.The Diner At Midnight
6.We Love The Beatles 13.Run Chicken Run
7.Anything At All 14.Branded