Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968, Rhino's 2009 sequel to their 2007 Nuggets box Love Is the Song We Sing, shifts the spotlight down the Californian coast, moving from the epicenter of the hippie universe in San Francisco to hipsville central in Los Angeles, the land where fringe-wearing folk-rockers strolled down the Sunset Strip alongside studio cats on the make. Both groups of hipsters are equally well-represented on Where the Action Is!, along with the teens raising a ruckus out in the suburbs and the stars who stretched out, all based on the sounds they heard coming from the Strip, the section of Sunset that serves as the fulcrum for this ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Where the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968, Rhino's 2009 sequel to their 2007 Nuggets box Love Is the Song We Sing, shifts the spotlight down the Californian coast, moving from the epicenter of the hippie universe in San Francisco to hipsville central in Los Angeles, the land where fringe-wearing folk-rockers strolled down the Sunset Strip alongside studio cats on the make. Both groups of hipsters are equally well-represented on Where the Action Is!, along with the teens raising a ruckus out in the suburbs and the stars who stretched out, all based on the sounds they heard coming from the Strip, the section of Sunset that serves as the fulcrum for this entire set. The compilers focus on a brief time, the four-year stretch from 1965 to 1968, where Los Angeles was overrun with dance clubs and nightspots, all giving bands as wonderful and distinct as the Byrds, Love, the Doors, the Seeds, Buffalo Springfield, and the Leaves places to explore, opening up avenues that others followed, either in music or spirit. Some of this filtered through the prism of the studio, where there were plenty of musicians infatuated with the sounds of Brian Wilson, who pops up toward the end on an alternate take of "Heroes and Villains," but there's also no denying the impact of hustlers and hucksters like Kim Fowley, or how Hollywood could package and polish all of this up in the form of the Monkees. All of this is here in bright, flashing neon on Where the Action Is!, which helps make it one of the liveliest of the Nuggets boxes, but also the one that seems to stray furthest from the series' mission to excavate unheard garage rock and psychedelia; after all, the Beach Boys, the Byrds, and the Doors are hardly unknown quantities or one-hit wonders. Yet, in its own way, Where the Action Is! is as crucial as any of the boxes that followed the first Nuggets set, for it documents a brief, shining moment in time where everything and anything seemed possible. It's not archeology, it's pop culture anthropology that does an excellent job of charting the rise of the L.A. underground, illustrating its first surfacing in the mainstream, connecting the dots in a fashion that may surprise even some dedicated pop and rock fans, those that might not realize how the Turtles, Bobby Fuller Four, the Standells, the Association, the Electric Prunes, Nilsson, Captain Beefheart. and Iron Butterfly were all connected, however loosely, or how Rick Nelson and Del Shannon got weird as the decade started to draw to a close. These connections, along with discovering dozens of gems from lesser-known artists, are the reason why Where the Action Is! winds up being a blast, as well as a revelation just like any other Nuggets set.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/22/2009
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227985868
  • Catalog Number: 519759
  • Sales rank: 50,818

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Riot on Sunset Strip - The Standells (2:21)
  2. 2 You Movin' - The Byrds (2:05)
  3. 3 You I'll Be Following - Love (2:22)
  4. 4 Dr. Stone - The Leaves (2:17)
  5. 5 Go and Say Goodbye - Buffalo Springfield (2:19)
  6. 6 Zig Zag Wanderer - Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band (2:31)
  7. 7 Gentle as It May Seem - Iron Butterfly (2:24)
  8. 8 Candy Cane Madness - Lowell George & The Factory (2:09)
  9. 9 If You Want This Love - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band (2:47)
  10. 10 Baby My Heart - The Bobby Fuller Four (2:14)
  11. 11 All Night Long - The Palace Guard (2:51)
  12. 12 It's Gonna Rain - Sonny & Cher (2:18)
  13. 13 For My Own - The Guilloteens (2:05)
  14. 14 Take a Giant Step - Rising Sons (2:53)
  15. 15 One Too Many Mornings - The Association (2:50)
  16. 16 Time Waits for No One - The Knack (2:07)
  17. 17 Take It as It Comes - The Doors (2:13)
  18. 18 Pulsating Dream - Kaleidoscope (1:54)
  19. 19 Tripmaker - The Seeds (2:41)
  20. 20 The People in Me - The Music Machine (2:50)
  21. 21 Saturday's Son - The Sons of Adam (2:08)
  22. 22 Eventually - The Peanut Butter Conspiracy (1:52)
  23. 23 Swim - The Penny Arkade (2:42)
  24. 24 The Third Eye - A Joint Effort (2:11)
  25. 25 Girl in Your Eye - Spirit (3:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Jump, Jive & Harmonize - Thee Midniters (2:27)
  2. 2 Back Up - Light (2:47)
  3. 3 To Die Alone - Bush (1:54)
  4. 4 Get on This Plane - The Premiers (2:28)
  5. 5 Little Girl, Little Boy - Odyssey (2:22)
  6. 6 Hideaway - The Electric Prunes (2:43)
  7. 7 Listen, Listen! - The Merry-Go-Round (2:34)
  8. 8 She Done Moved - The Spats (2:26)
  9. 9 Grim Reaper of Love - The Turtles (2:20)
  10. 10 See If I Care - Ken & the 4th Dimension (2:13)
  11. 11 He's Not There Anymore - Chymes (2:01)
  12. 12 Back Seat '38 Dodge - Opus 1 (2:25)
  13. 13 Eternal Prison - The Humane Society (2:32)
  14. 14 Revenge - The Others (1:58)
  15. 15 Come Alive - Things to Come (2:58)
  16. 16 Acid Head - Velvet Illusions (3:04)
  17. 17 Guaranteed Love - Limey & The Yanks (2:23)
  18. 18 Love's the Thing - The Romancers (1:59)
  19. 19 Underground Lady - Kim Fowley (2:13)
  20. 20 Pretty Little Thing - Deepest Blue (2:46)
  21. 21 You're Wishin' I Was Someone Else - The Whatt Four (2:21)
  22. 22 Hippy Elevator Operator - W.C. Fields (3:02)
  23. 23 That's for Sure - Mustangs (2:06)
  24. 24 Tomorrow's Girl - Merrell & the Exiles (2:27)
  25. 25 Everything's There - Hysterics (2:13)
  26. 26 Our Time Is Running Out - Yellow Payges (2:36)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Action, Action, Action - Keith Allison (2:20)
  2. 2 The Rebel Kind - Dino, Desi & Billy (2:32)
  3. 3 High on Love - The Knickerbockers (3:00)
  4. 4 Fan Tan - Jan & Dean (2:10)
  5. 5 Halloween Mary - P.F. Sloan (2:37)
  6. 6 Somebody Groovy - The Mamas & the Papas (3:07)
  7. 7 Daydreaming - Thorinshield (2:46)
  8. 8 Just Can't Wait - Full Treatment (2:44)
  9. 9 Yellow Balloon - Yellow Balloon (2:11)
  10. 10 The Times to Come - London Phogg (2:52)
  11. 11 No More Running Around - The Lamp of Childhood (2:48)
  12. 12 Little Girl Lost-And-Found - The Garden Club (3:00)
  13. 13 Mothers and Fathers - Moon (2:03)
  14. 14 My Girlfriend Is a Witch - October Country (2:04)
  15. 15 Montage Mirror - Roger Nichols & the Small Circle of Friends (2:08)
  16. 16 Flower Eyes - Pasternak Progress (2:29)
  17. 17 Come Down - The Common Cold (2:32)
  18. 18 Jill - Gary Lewis & the Playboys (2:16)
  19. 19 Daily Nightly - The Monkees (2:29)
  20. 20 Night Time Girl - Modern Folk Quartet (2:35)
  21. 21 Don't Say No - The Oracle (3:02)
  22. 22 Tin Angel (Will You Ever Come Down) - Hearts and Flowers (4:34)
  23. 23 Rainbow Woman - Lee Hazlewood (3:11)
  24. 24 Poor Old Organ Grinder - The Pleasure (3:55)
  25. 25 Baby, Please Don't Go - The Ballroom (3:09)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Sit Down I Think I Love You - Richie Furay (2:48)
  2. 2 Splendor in the Grass - Jackie DeShannon (2:21)
  3. 3 November Night - Peter Fonda (2:57)
  4. 4 Roses and Rainbows - Danny Hutton (2:06)
  5. 5 Lemon Chimes - The Dillards (2:33)
  6. 6 Here's Today - Rose Garden (2:26)
  7. 7 I Love How You Love Me - Nino Tempo (2:37)
  8. 8 Words - Bobby Hart (2:15)
  9. 9 (You Used To) Ride So High - Motorcycle Abeline (2:32)
  10. 10 Los Angeles - Gene Clark (2:34)
  11. 11 Once Upon a Time - Tim Buckley (2:17)
  12. 12 Darlin' You Can Count on Me - Everpresent Fullness (1:53)
  13. 13 I'll Search the Sky - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (2:14)
  14. 14 Come to the Sunshine - Van Dyke Parks (2:55)
  15. 15 Heroes and Villains - The Beach Boys (2:56)
  16. 16 She Sang Hymns out of Tune - Jesse Lee Kincaid (2:16)
  17. 17 Sister Marie - Harry Nilsson (2:59)
  18. 18 Last Night I Had a Dream - Randy Newman (2:00)
  19. 19 Life Is a Dream - Noel Harrison (1:58)
  20. 20 Marshmallow Skies - Rick Nelson (2:13)
  21. 21 I Think I Love You - Del Shannon (4:32)
  22. 22 Change Is Now - The Byrds (3:21)
  23. 23 The Truth Is Not Real - Sagittarius (9:46)
  24. 24 You Set the Scene - Love (3:43)
  25. 25 Inner-Manipulations - Barry McGuire (3:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Taj Mahal Vocals
Doug Dillard Banjo, Vocals
Rodney Dillard Guitar, Vocals
Steve Douglas & the Rebel Rousers Reeds
Chris Hillman Bass, Vocals
David Blue Guitar
P.F. Sloan Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Ray Kelley Cello
Lincoln Mayorga Keyboards
Ry Cooder Guitar, Vocals
Dennis Edwards Guitar
Gary Lewis Vocals
David Lindley Guitar, Vocals
Michael Nesmith Guitar, Percussion
Randy Newman Piano, Vocals
Harry Nilsson Vocals
Van Dyke Parks Keyboards, Vocals
Del Shannon Guitar, Vocals
Stephen Stills Guitar, Vocals
Brian Wilson Vocals
Neil Young Guitar
Frank Capp Percussion, Timpani
Dick Johnson Vocals
Plas Johnson Reeds, Saxophone
Roger Kellaway Keyboards
Hugh Masekela Brass
Don Randi Harpsichord, Keyboards
Ed Thigpen Percussion, Drums
Bill Plummer Sitar
Lyle Ritz Bass
April Stevens Vocals
Julius Wechter Percussion, Marimbas, Mallets
Keith Allison Guitar, Vocals
Mike Post 12-string Guitar
Sky Saxon Vocals, Human Whistle
Curt Boettcher Vocals, Wind
Sean Bonniwell Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
James Burton Guitar
Randy California Guitar, Vocals
Buzz Clifford Guitar, Drums, Vocals, Background Vocals
Chris Darrow Guitar, Vocals
Mike Deasy Sr. Guitar
Denny Doherty Vocals
Merrell Fankhauser Guitar, Vocals
Kim Fowley Vocals
Lowell George Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Shaun Harris Bass, Vocals
Lee Hazlewood Vocals
Randy Holden Guitar, Vocals
Bruce Johnston Vocals
Ray Manzarek Keyboards
Dewey Martin Drums
Barry McGuire Guitar, Vocals
Jack Nitzsche Conductor
Bruce Palmer Bass
Michelle Phillips Vocals
Emitt Rhodes Guitar, Vocals
Red Rhodes Pedal Steel Guitar
John Densmore Drums
Dick Dodd Drums
Noel Harrison Vocals
James Hendricks Guitar, Vocals
Billy Strange Guitar
Richie Furay Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Nino Tempo Vocals
Micky Dolenz Vocals, Moog Synthesizer
Philip Goldberg Viola
Jim Gordon Percussion, Conga, Drums
Russ Giguere Guitar, Vocals
Chris Ducey Guitar, Vocals
Cyrus Faryar Guitar, Vocals
Ruthann Friedman Vocals
Del Kacher Mandolin
Dan Wheetman Vocals
Mark Andes Bass
Rick Andridge Drums
Bobby Arlin Guitar
Leonard Atkins Strings
Israel Baker Violin
Hal Blaine Drums
Robert Barene Violin
Ralph Barr Electric Guitar
Benjamin Barrett Cello
John Beck Vocals
Arnold Belnick Strings, Violin
Ben Benay Guitar
Drew Bennett Bass
Ted Bluechel Drums
Samuel Boghossian Viola
Sonny Bono Vocals
Tommy Boyce Organ, Vocals
Alan Brackett Bass, Vocals
Bud Brisbois Trumpet
Dennis Budimir Guitar
Ron Bushy Drums
George Caldwell Vocals
Red Callender Bass
Al Capps Background Vocals
Ed Cassidy Drums
Roy Caton Trumpet
Charles Chiarenza Guitar
Michael Clarke Drums
Gary Coleman Percussion, Tambourine, Timpani, Vibes
Mike Conley Vocals
Chester Crill Bass
Glen D. Hardin Keyboards
Jackie DeShannon Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Darryl DeLoach Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
Frank DeVito Drums
Doug Decker Bass, Vocals
Rick Dey Bass
Henry Diltz Banjo, Vocals
Chip Douglas Bass, Vocals
Greg Eckler Drums, Vocals
Ron Edgar Drums, Background Vocals
Jesse Ehrlich Cello
Gene Estes Percussion, Timpani
Stan Farber Vocals, Background Vocals
Solomon Feldthouse Guitar, Vocals
Lance Fent Guitar
Henry Ferber Violin
Jim Fielder Bass
Ken Forssi Bass
Frederick Seykora Cello
John French Drums
Toxey French Drums
Bobby Fuller Guitar, Vocals
Randy Fuller Bass, Background Vocals
Bryan Garofalo Bass, Vocals
Bob Gay Bass
Ralph Geddes Guitar
Nathan Gershman Cello
David Getz Drums
James Getzoff Violin, Cello
Anne Goodman Cello
Jack Gootkin Strings
Mitch Gordon Background Vocals
Jimmy Greenspoon Keyboards, Vocals
Terry Hand Drums
Jeff Hanna Guitar, Vocals
Bobby Hart Organ, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Brian Hartzler Guitar
Richie Hayward Drums, Vocals
Ron Hicklin Vocals, Background Vocals
Billy Hinsche Vocals
Milt Holland Percussion, Drums, Tabla
Daryl Hooper Keyboards
Dan Hortter Vocals
Bones Howe Conga, Drums, Tambourine
Danny Hutton Vocals
Harry Hyams Viola
Doug Ingle Keyboards, Vocals
Al Jardine Vocals
Nathan Kaproff Violin, Cello
George Kast Violin, Cello
Gary Kato Guitar, Background Vocals
Carol Kaye Bass
Howard Kaylan Vocals
Kevin Kelley Drums
Terry Kirkman Vocals
Warren Klein Guitar
Larry Knechtel Bass, Keyboards
Raphael Kramer Cello
Bernard Kundell Strings, Violin
Bruce Kunkel Guitar, Vocal Harmony
Steve Lagana Drums
Danny Lamont Drums
Jim Lanham Bass
Don Lanier Guitar
Joel Larson Drums
Bernie Leadon Guitar, Background Vocals
Arthur Lee Guitar, Vocals
Steve Lefever Bass
Richard Leith Trombone
Marshall Lieb Chimes
Marvin Limonick Violin
Michael Lloyd Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
John Locke Keyboards
Jim Lowe Vocals
Alfred Lustgarten Strings
Bryan MacLean Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Background Vocals
Leonard Malarsky Violin, Cello
Roger McGuinn Guitar, Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Gabriel Mekler Keyboards
John Merrill Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Jay Migliori Reeds
Ollie Mitchell Trumpet
Matthew Moore Keyboards, Vocals
Ron Morgan Guitar
Tommy Morgan Harmonica
Al Nichol Guitar
John Noreen Guitar, Guitar (12 String Electric)
Wilbert Nuttycombe Strings
Fred Olsen Guitar, Vocals
Byron Olson Keyboards
Don Owens Guitar, Keyboards
Earl Palmer Drums, Tambourine
Donald Peake Guitar
Jerry Penrod Bass, Background Vocals
Jimmy Pettit Guitar
Bill Pitman Guitar
Ray Pohlman Bass
Jim Pons Bass, Vocals
Steve Pugh Bass
Bob Ray Bass, Vocals
Jerome Reisler Strings, Cello
Doug Rhodes Organ, Background Vocals
Larry Robinson Rhythm Guitar
Nathan Ross Violin
Jack Ryan Autoharp, Vocals
Jeff Salisbury Drums
Sandy Salisbury Vocals
Emmet Sargeant Cello
Jan Savage Guitar, Vocals
Ralph Schaeffer Violin, Cello
Jerry Scheff Bass
Leonard Selic Viola
Sid Sharp Violin, Cello
Harvey Sharpe Bass
Jack Shulman Violin
Marshall Sosson Violin
Alex St. Clair Guitar
Larry Tamblyn Organ
Tommy Tedesco Guitar
Tony Terran Trumpet
Darrel Terwilliger Strings, Violin, Viola
Peter Tork Organ
Ray Triscari Trumpet
Mark Tulin Bass
Max Uballez Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Gary Usher Vocals
Tony Valentino Guitar
John Vidican Drums
Gerald Vinci Violin
Mark Volman Vocals
John Ware Drums
Wanda Watkins Vocals
Dean Webb Mandolin, Vocals
Dave Wells Trombone, Trumpet
Larry Willey Bass
Randy Wimer Drums
Jerry Yester Guitar, Vocals
Jim Yester Guitar, Vocals
Tibor Zelig Violin, Cello
Warren Zevon Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Bond Bass
George Delgado Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Joseph DiFiore Viola
Dick Hyde Trombone
Gayle Levant Harp
Joseph Saxon Cello
Tandyn Almer Keyboards
Pug Baker Drums
Joseph Ditullio Cello
Ian Freebairn-Smith Vocals
Gene Garf Keyboards
Joseph R. Gibbons Mandolin
Russel Johnson Guitar
Bill Kurasch Violin, Cello
Dick Leith Trombone
Gary Marker Bass
Woody Minnich Rhythm Guitar
Lawrence Perez Guitar
Jim Reese Guitar, Background Vocals
Robert Lee Reiner Guitar
Bill Rinehart Vocals
Earl Shackelford Vocals
Jerry Kole Guitar
Chuck Portz Bass
Jim Tucker Guitar
Bill Whitten Vocals
Justin DiTullio Cello
Bobby Helfer Trumpet
Fast Eddie Hoh Drums
Michael Melvoin Piano, Harpsichord
Jack Schulman Strings
Bob Tebow Background Vocals
Gary Walker Piano
Bill Fleming Bass
Peter Fonda Vocals, Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
Max Gralnick Bells
Ambrose Russo Violin
Johnny Vidor Strings Strings
Pat Burke Bass
Dino Martin Jr. Vocals
Mike Port Bass, Background Vocals
Dalton Powell Drums
Buddy Randell Vocals
Brent Cartwright Drums, Vocals
Frank Torres Bass
Jules Chaikin Trumpet
Glenn Ross Campbell Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Tom Carvey Guitar, Vocals
Paul Geddes Bass
Betty Marks Violin
Manuel Mosqueda Drums
Don Murray Drums
Jorge Alaniz Guitar
John Christensen Drums, Vocals
John Fleck Bass
Edmund Villareal Guitar, Vocals
Dan Hood Bagpipes
Craig Robert Smith Guitar, Vocals
Jesse Lee Kincaid Guitar, Vocals
Bill Schnetzler Drums
Joe Osborn Bass
George Radford Saxophone
George Dominguez Guitar
Roy Marquez Rhythm Guitar
Larry Rendon Organ
Kenneth Blevins Vocals
Ken Williams Guitar
Michele O'Malley Vocals
Jim Bell Vocals
Michele Rubin Keyboards
Larry Walker Drums
Johnny Beaudoin Vocals
Don Beaudoin Vocals
Steve Hoard Rhythm Guitar, Steel Guitar, Vocals
Richard Majewski Bass
Ed Mikelick Drums
Bob Zwirn Background Vocals
Mike Astor Drums
Jerry Berke Rhythm Guitar
Gene Dorns Bass
Marty Gish Vocals
Lou Natkin Guitar
Bobby Donaho Drums
Don Glut Bass, Background Vocals
Dave Burk Cello
Hersh Hamel Sitar
John Bowman Charles Bass, Vocals
Bob West Bass
Terry Green Vocals
Monty Harper Keyboards
Paul K. Johnson II Guitar, Vocals
John A. Walsh Guitar
Mike Gotcher Vocals
John Popa Guitar
Marty Prue Guitar
Jim Voigt Drums
Rick Edwards Rhythm Guitar
Ken "Snakehips" Johnson & His West Indian Dance Band Guitar, Vocals
Jimmy Espinoza Bass
Elliott Franks Drums
Larry Brown Drums
Jimmy Allen Smith Guitar, Vocals
Steve Mendoza Organ
Greg "G-Rock" Sanders Bass, Vocals
Armand Kaproff Cello
Danny Wagner Drums
Tim Myers Bass
Alexander Murray Cello
Richard Rosmini Guitar
Dennis Quartet Wilson Vocals
David Archuleta Guitar
Laddie Hutcherson Bass, Vocals
Johnny Philips Guitar, Vocals
William Clark Green Flute
John Branca Keyboards
Smokey Roberds Vocals
Robby Krieger Guitar
Mark Landon Guitar
Technical Credits
Taj Mahal Personnel
Doug Dillard Personnel
Rodney Dillard Personnel
Steve Douglas & the Rebel Rousers Producer, Personnel
Chris Hillman Personnel
David Blue Personnel
P.F. Sloan Personnel
Ray Kelley Personnel
Lincoln Mayorga Personnel
Ry Cooder Personnel
Dennis Edwards Personnel
Gary Lewis Personnel
David Lindley Personnel
Michael Nesmith Producer, Personnel
Randy Newman Arranger, Personnel
Harry Nilsson Personnel
Van Dyke Parks Personnel
Del Shannon Personnel
Stephen Stills Personnel
Brian Wilson Producer, Personnel
Neil Young Personnel
Dick Johnson Personnel
Plas Johnson Personnel
Roger Kellaway Personnel
Hugh Masekela Producer, Personnel
Don Randi Personnel
Ed Thigpen Personnel
Bill Plummer Personnel
Lyle Ritz Personnel
April Stevens Personnel
Julius Wechter Personnel
Keith Allison Personnel
Mike Post Personnel
Sky Saxon Personnel
Curt Boettcher Producer, Personnel
Sean Bonniwell Personnel
James Burton Personnel
Randy California Personnel
Buzz Clifford Producer
Chris Darrow Personnel
Mike Deasy Sr. Personnel
Denny Doherty Personnel
Merrell Fankhauser Personnel
Kim Fowley Producer, Personnel
Lowell George Personnel
Lee Hazlewood Arranger, Producer, Personnel
Randy Holden Personnel
Bruce Johnston Personnel
Ray Manzarek Personnel
Dewey Martin Personnel
Barry McGuire Personnel
Terry Melcher Producer
Jack Nitzsche Arranger, Producer
Bruce Palmer Personnel
Michelle Phillips Personnel
Emitt Rhodes Personnel
John Densmore Personnel
Dick Dodd Personnel
Noel Harrison Personnel
James Hendricks Personnel
Billy Strange Arranger, Personnel
Richie Furay Personnel
Nino Tempo Producer, Personnel
Micky Dolenz Personnel
Philip Goldberg Personnel
Jim Gordon Personnel
Russ Giguere Personnel
Dan Dalton Arranger, Producer
Chris Ducey Personnel
Cyrus Faryar Personnel
Ruthann Friedman Personnel
Del Kacher Personnel
Dan Wheetman Personnel
Tom May Engineer
Mark Abramson Producer
Lou Adler Producer
Tim Alvarado Producer
Mark Andes Personnel
Rick Andridge Personnel
Bobby Arlin Personnel
Leonard Atkins Personnel
Israel Baker Personnel
Hal Blaine Personnel
Ralph Barr Personnel
Benjamin Barrett Personnel
Steve Barri Producer
Kearney Barton Engineer
Harold Battiste Jr. Arranger
John Beck Personnel
Arnold Belnick Personnel
Ben Benay Personnel
Drew Bennett Personnel
Jan Berry Producer
Ted Bluechel Personnel
Samuel Boghossian Personnel
Sonny Bono Personnel
Bruce Botnick Producer, Engineer
Tommy Boyce Producer, Personnel
John Boylan Producer
Dick Bozzi Producer
Eddie Brackett Engineer
Alan Brackett Personnel
Bud Brisbois Personnel
Chuck Britz Engineer
Dennis Budimir Personnel
Paul Buff Engineer
Ron Bushy Personnel
George Caldwell Personnel
Red Callender Personnel
Al Capps Arranger, Personnel
Ed Cassidy Personnel
Charles Chiarenza Personnel
Hank Cicalo Engineer
Michael Clarke Personnel
Ed Cobb Producer
Gary Coleman Personnel
Mike Conley Personnel
Chester Crill Personnel
Glen D. Hardin Personnel
Darryl DeLoach Personnel
Frank DeVito Personnel
Doug Decker Personnel
Richard Delvy Engineer
Rick Dey Personnel
Jim Dickson Producer
Henry Diltz Personnel
Chip Douglas Producer, Personnel
Greg Eckler Personnel
Ron Edgar Personnel
Jesse Ehrlich Personnel
Gene Estes Personnel
Stan Farber Personnel
Solomon Feldthouse Personnel
Lance Fent Personnel
Henry Ferber Personnel
Jim Fielder Personnel
Ken Forssi Personnel
John French Personnel
Toxey French Personnel
Barry Friedman Producer
Bobby Fuller Personnel
Randy Fuller Personnel
Bryan Garofalo Personnel
Bob Gay Personnel
Ralph Geddes Personnel
Nathan Gershman Personnel
David Getz Personnel
James Getzoff Personnel
Larry Goldberg Producer
Anne Goodman Personnel
Jack Gootkin Personnel
Mitch Gordon Personnel
Charles Greene Producer, Personnel
Jimmy Greenspoon Personnel
Ami Hadani Engineer
John Haeny Engineer
Roy Halee Engineer
Terry Hand Personnel
Jeff Hanna Personnel
Bobby Hart Producer, Personnel
Brian Hartzler Personnel
Jimmie Haskell Arranger
David Hassinger Producer, Engineer
Richie Hayward Personnel
Dan Hersch Remastering
Ron Hicklin Personnel
Billy Hinsche Personnel
Jack Hoffman Producer
Milt Holland Personnel
Jac Holzman Producer
Daryl Hooper Personnel
Dan Hortter Personnel
Bones Howe Producer, Engineer, Personnel
Danny Hutton Producer, Personnel
Harry Hyams Personnel
Doug Ingle Personnel
Al Jardine Personnel
Rick Jarrard Producer
Nathan Kaproff Personnel
George Kast Personnel
Gary Kato Personnel
Carol Kaye Personnel
Howard Kaylan Producer, Personnel
Terry Kirkman Personnel
Gary Klein Producer, Personnel
Warren Klein Personnel
Larry Knechtel Personnel
Bob Krasnow Producer
Bernard Kundell Personnel
Bruce Kunkel Personnel
Steve Lagana Personnel
Danny Lamont Personnel
Jim Lanham Personnel
Don Lanier Personnel
Joel Larson Personnel
Bernie Leadon Personnel
Arthur Lee Arranger, Producer, Personnel
Steve Lefever Personnel
Stewart Levine Producer
Larry Levine Engineer
Marshall Lieb Producer, Personnel
Marvin Limonick Personnel
Michael Lloyd Producer, Personnel
John Locke Personnel
Mark London Cover Design
Jim Lowe Personnel
Alfred Lustgarten Personnel
Bryan MacLean Personnel
Leonard Malarsky Personnel
Norman Malkin Producer
Bob Markley Producer, Personnel
Larry Marks Arranger, Producer
Marty Paich String Arrangements
Roger McGuinn Personnel
Gabriel Mekler Producer, Personnel
John Merrill Personnel
Jay Migliori Personnel
Matthew Moore Personnel
Ron Morgan Personnel
Tommy Morgan Personnel
Al Nichol Personnel
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Pretty Amazing BUT...

    I think it is a tad disingenuous to say this would be a comprehensive recording of the L.A. Experience between 1965-1968 as there's quite a bit missing. Maybe they were more Folk or Country, but where is Larry Murray and Hearts and Flowers, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's first hit, "Buy for Me the Rain", Gentle Soul, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Spanky and Our Gang, We Five, and the first recordings of future "Outlaw" Steve Young?

    While its cool that there are recordings by Merry-Go-Round, by my cousin Mark Tulin and his Electric Prunes, and by the great Byrds and others, there's still quite a bit missing here. Hope the folks at Rhino will rectify it in the future. After all, Hearts and Flowers, if anyone, does deserve to be included in this compiliation.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Fabulous stuff

    Having come of musical age in SoCal during this time, this box set really resonates with me. All the ticket stubs, playbills, timelines, and, of course, tunes make a definitive picture of a time and place. Many of the songs I have never actually heard, but the echos amongst all of them reinforce what a fertile musical ground LA was (the most fertile in the country.) Highly recommended.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Who Knew?

    Who knew where the real "action" was back in the day? The day, of course, being that time when the Beatles ruled, London swung, psychedelia was weaving its insidious trail into every form of art possible, Golden Gate Park featured free music from the San Francisco new masters, New York had its own (Velvet) underground scene, and every band in LA (and for a hundred miles in any direction) wanted to sound like the Byrds and be as cool as (Arthur Lee's) Love. C'mon . . .take a walk on Sunset Strip, get a load of all these bands you may never have heard of, and wallow in more action than you will ever be able to comprehend. Plus, San Berdoo's own The Light and The Bush (Steve Hoard RIP) and the fabulous Garden Club with their unforgetabley trippy Little Girl Lost and Found (a track that I have on 45 that has haunted me for 42 Years). As the Standells used to say, "Try It!"

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