The Pretty Things/Get the Picture?

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
One of the rawest and easily the most garage and punk of the British blues bands that fed the British Invasion pop era of the mid-'60s, the Pretty Things, led by the Mick Jagger-like lead vocals of Phil May and the kinetic, stinging electric guitar lines of Dick Taylor, managed to find a gazillion different ways to work Bo Diddley rhythms into songs that tilted, jerked, and growled with attitude on their first two albums, The Pretty Things and Get the Picture?, both of which appeared in 1965. This set combines both of those albums and adds in a dozen bonus tracks cut for singles and EP releases at the same sessions, including the marvelous and manic "Midnight to Six Man" ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
One of the rawest and easily the most garage and punk of the British blues bands that fed the British Invasion pop era of the mid-'60s, the Pretty Things, led by the Mick Jagger-like lead vocals of Phil May and the kinetic, stinging electric guitar lines of Dick Taylor, managed to find a gazillion different ways to work Bo Diddley rhythms into songs that tilted, jerked, and growled with attitude on their first two albums, The Pretty Things and Get the Picture?, both of which appeared in 1965. This set combines both of those albums and adds in a dozen bonus tracks cut for singles and EP releases at the same sessions, including the marvelous and manic "Midnight to Six Man" and the purposely messy and loose "L.S.D.," which prefigured the psychedelic turn the band was about to take with 1967's Emotions LP.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/21/2011
  • Label: Snapper Uk
  • UPC: 636551598026
  • Catalog Number: 980
  • Sales rank: 47,908

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Roadrunner (3:11)
  2. 2 Judgement Day (2:46)
  3. 3 13, Chester Street (2:22)
  4. 4 Big City (2:01)
  5. 5 Unknown Blues (3:48)
  6. 6 Mama, Keep Your Big Mouth Shut (3:04)
  7. 7 Honey, I Need (1:59)
  8. 8 Oh Baby Doll (3:01)
  9. 9 She's Fine She's Mine (4:24)
  10. 10 Don't Lie To Me (3:53)
  11. 11 The Moon is Rising (2:33)
  12. 12 Pretty Thing (1:38)
  13. 13 Rosalyn (2:20)
  14. 14 Big Boss Man (2:38)
  15. 15 Don't Bring Me Down (2:10)
  16. 16 We'll Be Together (2:10)
  17. 17 I Can Never Say (2:36)
  18. 18 Get Yourself Home (2:14)
Disc 2
  1. 1 You Don't Believe Me (2:22)
  2. 2 Buzz the Jerk (1:54)
  3. 3 Get the Picture? (1:55)
  4. 4 Can't Stand the Pain (2:41)
  5. 5 Rainin' In My Heart (2:30)
  6. 6 We'll Play House (2:33)
  7. 7 You'll Never Do It Baby (2:26)
  8. 8 I Had a Dream (2:58)
  9. 9 I Want Your Love (2:16)
  10. 10 London Town (2:26)
  11. 11 Cry To Me (2:51)
  12. 12 Gonna Find Me a Substitute (2:57)
  13. 13 Get a Buzz (4:01)
  14. 14 Sittin' All Alone (2:47)
  15. 15 Midnight To Six Man (2:19)
  16. 16 Me Needing You (1:58)
  17. 17 Come See Me (2:39)
  18. 18 L.S.D. (2:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Pretty Things Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
Phil May Liner Notes
Dick Taylor Liner Notes
S. Barnes Composer
Ellas McDaniel Composer
B. Russell Composer
B. Smith Composer
Jimmy Duncan Liner Notes
A. Smith Composer
Mark St. John Remastering
Bryan Morrison Liner Notes
Andy Pearce Remastering
E. Abner Composer
P. Tubbs Composer
A. Klein Composer
I. Turner Composer
J. Witherspoon Composer
B. Graham Composer
Pierre Perrone Liner Notes
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