Pebbles, Vol. 8: Southern California, Pt. 1

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Southern California, and specifically the Los Angeles area, was one of the most active hotbeds of '60s garage punk, both because of its huge size and its flourishing musical and youth culture. Not all L.A. garage rock was great, and this 25-song compilation much of which has appeared on previous vinyl garage anthologies, Pebbles included is a good way to ferret out some of the better rare singles of the genre. Terry Randall's protest rocker "S.O.S.," the Rumors' "Louie Louie" ripoff "Hold Me Now," Byron & the Mortals' organ-driven "Do You Believe Me," the Dovers' Byrds-meets-the-Zombies "She's Not Just Anybody" -- all are among the best garage classics. Most of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Southern California, and specifically the Los Angeles area, was one of the most active hotbeds of '60s garage punk, both because of its huge size and its flourishing musical and youth culture. Not all L.A. garage rock was great, and this 25-song compilation much of which has appeared on previous vinyl garage anthologies, Pebbles included is a good way to ferret out some of the better rare singles of the genre. Terry Randall's protest rocker "S.O.S.," the Rumors' "Louie Louie" ripoff "Hold Me Now," Byron & the Mortals' organ-driven "Do You Believe Me," the Dovers' Byrds-meets-the-Zombies "She's Not Just Anybody" -- all are among the best garage classics. Most of the rest is pretty good, if a bit generic at times. Lots of informative liner notes, too.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/10/1996
  • Label: Archive Int'l / Aip
  • UPC: 095081502529
  • Catalog Number: 5025
  • Sales rank: 103,458

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 S.O.S. - Terry Randall (2:17)
  2. 2 She's My Baby - Les Gigolos (2:59)
  3. 3 I Never Loved Her - The Starfires (2:44)
  4. 4 She Needs Me - The Grains of Sand (2:42)
  5. 5 Knock Knock - The Humane Society (2:58)
  6. 6 Don't Do It Some More - The Cindermen (1:48)
  7. 7 Everything's There - Hysterics (2:15)
  8. 8 Hold Me Now - The Rumors (2:31)
  9. 9 All I Want - Colony (2:35)
  10. 10 Do You Believe Me - Byron & The Mortals (2:14)
  11. 11 I Don't Care - The Dirty Shames (2:57)
  12. 12 Sunglasses - The Cloudwalkers (2:19)
  13. 13 No Correspondence - Beckett Quintet (2:31)
  14. 14 She's Not Just Anybody - The Dovers (1:51)
  15. 15 One of These Days - The Roosters (2:47)
  16. 16 It's Hard to Hide (2:04)
  17. 17 She Ain't No Good - Sean & The Brandywines (2:03)
  18. 18 Wanted Dead or Alive - The Rogues (2:27)
  19. 19 Sleepy Hollow - The Last Word (2:52)
  20. 20 Friction - The Green Beans (2:24)
  21. 21 Who Needs You - The Green Beans (1:30)
  22. 22 Got Love If You Want It - Bush (2:44)
  23. 23 Guaranteed Love - Limey & The Yanks (2:19)
  24. 24 Out of Sight, Out of Mind - Limey & The Yanks (2:19)
  25. 25 X + Y =13 - The Caretakers Of Deception (1:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hysterics Track Performer
The Starfires Track Performer
Colony Track Performer
The Avengers Track Performer
Byron & The Mortals Track Performer
The Humane Society Track Performer
The Last Word Track Performer
Colony Track Performer
Technical Credits
Tom Verlaine Composer
Roger Waters Composer
Nick Mason Composer
Richard Wright Composer
Tom Bailey Composer
Alannah Currie Composer
David Gilmour Composer
Joe Leeway Composer
Norman Prinsky Composer
Tim Ward Composer
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