your fave five from NUGGETS

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I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night) - The Electric Prunes
11
9%
Dirty Water - The Standells
9
8%
Night Time - The Strangeloves
5
4%
Lies - The Knickerbockers
9
8%
Respect - The Vagrants
3
3%
A Public Execution - Mouse
5
4%
No Time Like The Right Time - The Blues Project
1
1%
Oh Yeah - The Shadows Of Knight
1
1%
Pushin' Too Hard - The Seeds
11
9%
Moulty - The Barbarians
2
2%
Don't Look Back - The Remains
7
6%
An Invitation To Cry - The Magicians
0
No votes
Liar, Liar - The Castaways
6
5%
You're Gonna Miss Me - Thirteenth Floor Elevators
8
7%
Psychotic Reaction - Count Five
8
7%
Hey Joe - Leaves
2
2%
Romeo & Juliet - Michael & The Messengers
0
No votes
Sugar and Spice - The Cryan' Shames
3
3%
Baby Please Don't Go - The Amboy Dukes
1
1%
Tobacco Road - The Blues Magoos
0
No votes
Let's Talk About Girls - The Chocolate Watch Band
6
5%
Sit Down, I Think I Love You - The Mojo Men
1
1%
Run, Run, Run - Third Rail
2
2%
My World Fell Down - Sagittarius
1
1%
Open My Eyes - The Nazz
9
8%
Farmer John - The Premiers
4
3%
It's-A-Happening - Magic Mushrooms
3
3%
 
Total votes: 118

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your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby OCT » 15 May 2017, 21:40

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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Charlie O. » 15 May 2017, 21:48

I went with "Dirty Water", "Night Time", "Don't Look Back" (a record I didn't like much at all for a long time), "Open My Eyes" and (after much deliberation) "Farmer John".
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby never/ever » 15 May 2017, 21:55

Psychotic Reaction
You're Gonna Miss Me
Pushin' Too Hard
Run Run Run
and Oh Yeah

The first three have always been my favorites of this set.
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Bent Fabric » 15 May 2017, 23:20

I Had Too Much...
Lies
Don't Look Back
You're Gonna Miss Me
Open My Eyes

Shit - honorable mention to the remainder, I guess.

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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Very Stable Baron » 16 May 2017, 00:33

Dirty Water
Lies
Public Execution
Don't Look Back
Open My Eyes
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby fange » 16 May 2017, 07:10

Why does 'Liar, Liar' have so few votes? :(


You're Gonna Miss Me
Don't look Back
Liar, Liar
Psychotic Reaction
Open My Eyes
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby OCT » 16 May 2017, 07:41

fange wrote:Why does 'Liar, Liar' have so few votes? :(


I came here to post just that.

and 'Lies' has three times as many. :?



'Psychotic Reaction' and 'Liar Liar' are way out in front of anything else for me, from this list.

I'm a big Elevators' fan but that one is a bit too 'standard', if you get me. Got my vote, tho', along with The Seeds and The Nazz.
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Darkness_Fish » 16 May 2017, 09:15

I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night
Pushin' To Hard
Liar, Liar
Psychotic Reaction
Hey Joe
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Snarfyguy » 16 May 2017, 14:43

Impeccably curated, isn't it?
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Bent Fabric » 16 May 2017, 14:53

Snarfyguy wrote:Impeccably curated, isn't it?


Truly.

That said, having come to that particular vein of solid gold magic in the late 1980s (end of my teen years), I first collected this music through a series of Rhino single LP editions (Punk part III, Pop part I, etc.) as well as the - by then - proliferate Pebbles, Rubble, Highs of the Mid 60s, Back From the Grave, etc.

When Rhino put out the 4cd box in 1998, I went nuts for that, and it has taken me years to sort of develop a reliable sense memory of what actually derives from the original 2 LP collection. I keep thinking the likes of "Journey To the Center of the Mind" or 'Incense and Peppermints" will pop up, and even scrolled this poll for a title or two that clearly isn't part of the program.

Did anyone else compile their own cassettes of this stuff back in the cassette era? I had a GOOD one, that I would kill to find a track-listing for today.

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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby OCT » 16 May 2017, 15:20

YES - I remember taking a C-90 to Germany with me in 1990 (when I was studying there for six months), made up of tracks from a couple of those Rhino LPs you mention, as well as some Best of Pebbles LP (artwork by Rudi Protrudi). The thing got worn out.
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Sneelock » 16 May 2017, 18:21

"pushin' too hard" has more votes than "psychotic reaction"???
I voted for it myself but that is just WHACKED!!!
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Matt Wilson » 16 May 2017, 20:01

sneelock wrote:"pushin' too hard" has more votes than "psychotic reaction"???
I voted for it myself but that is just WHACKED!!!


You're crazy. "Pushin' Too Hard" could be the ultimate garage rock song!!

And the more I think about it, the Seeds could be the ultimate garage rock band.

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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby OCT » 16 May 2017, 20:57

They did so much better.

As did the Elevators.
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Matt Wilson » 16 May 2017, 21:26

The Elevators, maybe, the Seeds? Probably not.

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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby OCT » 16 May 2017, 21:38







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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby nev harp » 16 May 2017, 21:38

Mr Farmer for me.
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Matt Wilson » 16 May 2017, 21:39

All good (not to mention better songs than those), but none as good as "Pushin' Too Hard."

Start a poll if you don't believe me.

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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby OCT » 16 May 2017, 21:41

Oh, it'll win a poll for sure.

Like Abbey Road got 'best Beatles album' a while back.

Whatever.
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Re: your fave five from NUGGETS

Postby Matt Wilson » 16 May 2017, 21:42

Of course it would win.

Hell, it's winning your poll right now.