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Strolling down the Sunset Strip, in search of that station out at sea.

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Options February 9, 2016: Gene Clark Sings For You

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
The Byrds  You Movin'   Options The Preflyte Sessions    0:00:00 ()
The Byrds  Never Before   Options Never Before  Turn, Turn, Turn era outtake  0:02:33 ()
Dillard & Clark  With Care From Someone   Options The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard and Clark    0:05:35 ()
Gene Clark  The Same One   Options Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers    0:09:38 ()
The Rolling Stones  She's A Rainbow   Options 7"    0:13:21 ()
The Turtles  You Showed Me   Options The Turtles Present the Battle of the Bands    0:17:38 ()
The Merry Go Round  So Early in the Morning   Options You're a Very Lovely Woman / Live    0:20:45 ()
The Byrds  I Knew I'd Want You   Options Mr. Tambourine Man    0:22:44 ()
Gene Clark  Only Colombe   Options Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers  Withdrawn 1967 single  0:25:54 ()
David Hemmings  Back Street Mirror   Options Happens    0:28:18 ()
The Rose Garden  Long Time   Options The Rose Garden    0:31:26 ()
Small Faces  Itchycoo Park   Options 7"  Smiling Phases Sometimes  0:34:01 ()
Gene Clark  With Tomorrow   Options White Light    0:36:34 ()
Gene Clark  Here Tonight   Options Roadmaster  with The Flying Burrito Brothers  0:40:07 ()
Gene Clark  Silver Raven   Options No Other    0:43:02 ()
Fairport Convention  Tried So Hard   Options Heyday: The BBC Sessions 1968-1969    0:48:25 ()
The Byrds  See The Sky About To Rain   Options The Byrds    0:51:15 ()
The Byrds  If You're Gone   Options Turn, Turn, Turn!    0:55:17 ()
Gene Clark  One In A Hundred   Options Roadmaster    0:57:50 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:00pm MattBelow:

Gene Clark sings for you today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:06pm Mike Sin:

re: "Never Before"
This track was titled "Never Before" because at the time when it was discovered ('80s) there were no tape notes, but some track sheets were later discovered and it was re-titled with the correct title "The Day Walk," right? Do I have my facts straight?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:08pm MattBelow:

@Mike Sin: I believe so! I have to go back and check my Turn Turn Turn CD liner notes which I think address that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:11pm MattBelow:

As per The Gosdin Brothers album, Sundazed put together the best presentation of the album EVER. That Echoes compilation is a mess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:12pm Mike Sin:

Man, already I know I'm gonna love this show... I might take a long smoke break from work... even though I don't smoke.
Avatar Tue. 2/9/16 3:13pm V Priceless:

hey Matt! hey Mike! Did someone say Mellotron??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:15pm MattBelow:

Hey V! Oh yes dig that brass mellotron sound!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:15pm Mike Sin:

re: GC w/Gosdin Bros
In the early '90s, a quick cash-in CD was released of this album (can't remember the label... will have to check when at home), but it "mistakenly" contained the mono mix. That's one of the instances in the '60s in which the mono mix is a bit more cohesive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:16pm MattBelow:

@Mike: I remember when I first Echoes I was sort of shocked how messy it was. No fade-outs, weird mixes. Then I heard the mono mix and it sounded so great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:21pm Mike Sin:

re: "Echoes"
IIRC, a lot of tracks were remixed for the comp so there aren't many original -- mono or stereo -- mixes on there. But that comp introduced me to the track "The French Girl," so it was all worth it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:27pm MattBelow:

@Mike: Did you ever pick up that Early LA comp?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:34pm Mike Sin:

re: "Early LA"
Isn't that just aa '70s reissue of the Gosdin Bros LP minus one track?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 3:37pm MattBelow:

@Mike: Recut vocals by Gene on most tracks interestingly enough
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 4:00pm Mike Sin:

re: "One in a Hundred"
Five Byrds - Five different studios!*




*Oversimplifying for dramatic effect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/9/16 4:01pm MattBelow:

@Mike: It created the magic! They should've kept doing it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 2/15/16 10:15am Brian in UK:

See the Sky About to Rain from Byrds brings out the best in Gene's vocals. He lost me on his solo works.

PS Joe just played The Above on his show. Great POP.
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