If The Standells were only known for the classic greasy '60s rock of Dirty Water and Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White, their immortality would be assured. This reissue, however, offers not only those 2 great tracks but also Medication, Stones' songs like 19th Nervous Breakdown and Paint It Black, Mainline, My Little Red Book and 22 other great sounds of the '60s in brilliant fidelity transferred from original master tapes. The grungy beat aura that emanates from these sides seems strangely at odds with the band's publicity at the time. Drummer and lead singer Dick Dodd was "the baby of the group..he started 'way back when' as a member of TV's 'Mickey Mouse Club'. His hobbies: "horseback riding, surfing and driving" while Gary Lane has a personal aim: "to be married with a nice family and then live happily ever after'd"? Vocalist, guitarist and organist Larry Tamblyn (brother of Russ) at least has the classic garage rock'n' roll preoccupations with horror movies and skateboarding and odd job back-ground of fry cook, dish washer and hot dog vendor. One to stash alongside The Count Five.
- 01 Preview Medication
- 02 Preview Little Sally Tease
- 03 Preview There Is A Storm Comin'
- 04 Preview 19th Nervous Breakdown
- 05 Preview Dirty Water
- 06 Preview Pride And Devotion
- 07 Preview Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White
- 08 Preview Hey Joe, Where You Gonna Go?
- 09 Preview Why Did You Hurt Me?
- 10 Preview Rari
- 11 Preview Why Pick On Me
- 12 Preview Paint It Black
- 13 Preview Mi Hai Fatto Innamorare
- 14 Preview Black Hearted Woman
- 15 Preview Girl And The Moon
- 16 Preview Mr Nobody
- 17 Preview My Little Red Book
- 18 Preview Mainline
- 19 Preview Have You Ever Spent The Night In Jail
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