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The Pennsylvania (!) Scene

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NOT exactly though of as a fertile state for classic garage/psych rock, I did uncover three pretty fair
discs with some quite obscure stuff.....certainly this is much more of a curiosity than, say the volumnous Texas, say, or Michigan scenes, but in there own way, stuff like this can be more charming, and I'm sure that like the other scenes these bands had their followers/champions, and we can probably still talk to some 60 year old who could regale us with tales of, say, the Flowerz or The Loose Enz......not me though, I've only heard of em from these comps.

Anyways lets start off with the accurately titled "Pennsylvania Unknowns", I know that I certainly don't "know" of any of them other than this comp.....perhaps the Loose Enz were the "big deals" of the scenes as they are the only act given multiple tracks here, (they get three), if you want to hear anything more from The Combenashuns or King's Ransom, you'll have to dig elsewhere....let me know if ya come up with anything!

Then, we have two volumes of "Pennsylvania Crude"....first thing I notice is that Pat Farrell & the Believers, The Scholars, and the aforementioned Loose Enz all appear on the "Pennsylvania Unknowns" set, one Loose Enz track "A World Outside" overlaps both sets. other than that, well, I gave these a listen a little earlier and they sound alright, typical sub-Nuggets garage rock, if you love this stuff as do I, you'll be impressed.......if you're getting sick of these by now, well, what can I say? I'm still able to maintain my interest in these "regional" sets, have at least a few more in the pipeline....curious to know what y'all think of these ones, as they are not trendy seletions ala Michigan or Texas, but more along the lines of the next few regions I'm gonna try to tackle, the material is thinner and far more unknown, but it can be more rewarding in its own way.

PENNSYLVANIA UNKNOWNS-01 THE FLOWERZ-I Need You Now/02 THE SCHOLARS-I
Need Your Lovin'/03 THE HIDES-Don't Be Difficult/04 PAT FARRELL & THE BELEIVERS-Bad Woman/05 THE BENDS-If It's All the Same To You/06 JOE FRANK & THE KNIGHTS-Can't Find a Way (Of not so legendary "Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds?" I have no idea)/07 THE COMBENASHUNS-What'cha Gonna Do/08 THE LOOSE ENZ-A World Outside/09 THE STARLITES-I Can't See You/10 THE SHANDELLS-Chimes/11 THE CENTURYS-Endless Search/12 THE KINGS RANSOM-Shadows of Dawn/13 THE BENTLEYS-Now It's Gone/14 THE COLORS OF NIGHT-C-O-L-O-R-S/15 THE LOOSE ENZ-The Black Door/16 THE LOOSE ENZ-Easy Rider/17 FRED-A Love Song

PENNSYLVANIA CRUDE VOLUME 1-01 PAT FARRELL & THE BELIEVERS-Brand New Baby/02 THE CONDUCTORS-She Said So/03 THE SOUL GENERATION-I Can't See You/04 THE COURIERS-Feelings/05 THE CHANGING TYMES-You Make It Hard/06 THE SANDS OF TIME-Come Back Little Girl/07 THE SCHOLARS-I'm Gonna Make It/08 THE EFECTS-I've Been Told/09 THE BITTER END-If You Want Somebody/10 THE SNAPS-Polka Dotted Eyes/11 JC & THE NEW TONES-Love: Human Emotion/12 THE NOMADS-Point Five/13 THE NOMADS-I Need Your Energy/14 FACTS OF LIFE-I've Seen Darker Nights/15 THE IRON GATE-Feelin Bad/16 THEE YOUNG GENERATION-Ruby Tuesday/17 THEE YOUNG GENERATION-Stupidity/18 THE STARFYRES-Captain Dueseldorph

PENNSYLVANIA CRUDE VOLUME 2-THE WILDE THINGS-Can't See The Sun/02 THE
WILDE THINGS-My Life Is Black/03 THE UNDERTAKERS-Little Girl/04 THE BATS-How Could You Have Known/05 THE GLASS MENAGERIE-Natasha/06 THE CREATIONS-Love Is Tuff/07 EFFECTS/GLASS COMPANY-MW Lads/08 THE SAVOYS-Only So Much/09 THE SAVOYS-Got to Say GOodbye/10 THE LOOSE ENZ-A World Outside/11 THE RISING TIDES-Artificial Peace/12 THE RISING TIDES-Don't
Want You Around/13 THE CHOSEN FEW-Staircases, Places, and Time/14 STRAWBERRY TUESDAY-Return to the Walrus/15 MYSTERIOUS CLOWN-Mysterious Clown

Still having some trouble with a few of yesterday's Michigan links, I'll get these up ASAP.

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