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Essential two-volume illustrated encyclopedia of Florida-related rock, soul, and dance music covering the years 1955 to 1985, the product of over 20 years of writing and research (and over 40 years of record-collecting) by the late DJ/music historian Kurt "K.O.T.O" Curtis. They're all here: Ray Charles, Sam & Dave, the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and many, many more. If you're a fan of the Florida Rocks Again! radio shows, you'll love this invaluable resource on Florida music. Published by Florida Media Inc.
Two book set, 1024 pages total.
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This is your last chance to get an original copy of Florida Rocks Again! Co-Producer Jeff Lemlich's great book about Florida Garage Bands, Pop Stars, Soul Singers, and AM Radio Stations. 416 Pages, signed by the author.
Kelly Rouse's award-winning feature length documentary about the legendary Daytona Beach garage band, the Nightcrawlers, who had a regional and national hit with "The Little Black Egg."
CD compilation of 28 groovy groups from the local teen scenes of mid-'60s Florida, including Dr. T & The Undertakers, The Outsiders, Twelfth Night, Mouse & The Boys, The Canadian Rogues, The Echo, The Dark Horsemen, and The Rare Breed.
Second volume of wild '60s sounds from sunny Florida. 27 top combos on one compact disc, including The Birdwatchers, The Tropics, The Mods, The Soul Trippers, Little Willie & the Adolescents, Plant Life, Purple Underground, and The Epics.
Third installment in the popular CD series featuring Florida garage bands of the '60s, including We The People, The Rovin' Flames, The Montells, The Clefs of Lavender Hill, Noah's Ark, The Tasmanians, Painted Faces, The Dalton Gang, and The Cavemen.
In 1966, the Birdwatchers - Bobby Puccetti (keyboards), Eddie Martinez (drums), Joey Murcia (guitarist, songwriter), Sammy Hall (vocals), and Jerry Schils (bass guitar) - had numerous hit records in Florida, including “Girl I Got News For You,” which reached number one on WFUN radio and number four on WQAM, two top radio stations in the Miami area. Also receiving much attention was the follow up, “I’m Gonna Love You Anyway.” This song peaked locally at #2. The next three releases, “I’m Gonna Do It To You,” “Mary, Mary” and “Turn Around Girl” all received heavy local airplay.
These 16 tracks were originally released as 45 singles and are now available in one collection on CD!
In 1965 and 1966, Gram Parsons returned home to Winter Haven, Florida, where he made these early solo recordings with his friend Jim Carlton (Purple Underground, the Spades). Featuring remakes of fellow Floridian Fred Neil's "That's the Bag I'm in," "Candy Man," and the title track, as well as an early version of the Parsons classic "Brass Buttons." 18 tracks.
In 1965, Miami soul brothers Sam Moore and Dave Prater signed with Atlantic Records and made their way to Stax Records in Memphis, where they would cut a series of smokin' singles with writer-producers Isaac Hayes and David Porter, starting with the classic "Hold on, I'm Comin'." Their first LP for the label contains such classics as "I Take What I Want," "You Don't Know Like I Know," and the title track.
The complete recordings of one of the greatest American bands of the '60s in a deluxe two-disc set. From the Orlando area, We The People recorded some of the wildest garage records of the era, as well as pop, folk-rock, and raga sounds. With informative liner notes by Jeff Jarema with an appreciation by Florida Rocks Again! co-producer Jeff Lemlich.
Orlando's greatest '60s garage band cuts loose on 14 searing nuggets originally waxed for the Challenge label in 1966. This CD captures the fertile first year of one the finest American bands of the era. Essential stuff. Contains "You Burn Me Up and Down," "Mirror of Your Mind," and "In the Past."
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