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Beautiful Freaks - Waving Our Flag High, Wave On, Wave On: Music From The Original Counter Culture


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New compilation from the people who brought you the fine "Running The Voodoo Down" series, this time focusing on 60s counter-culture sounds.

This music is too abstract for the soldiers, and too square for the Panthers. This is a journey into the sound of the Freak Left and into an early DIY, powered by acid and humour, that is in many ways a true precursor of punk rock. It’s a journey into a cosmic mash up of folk, country, busking, comedy, music hall, raga percussion, chanting and the occasional spiked acid guitar solo. Music created communally and without commercial expectation over bottle after bottle of LSD laced soft drinks and free trips!

 
Tracklist
A1. Footnote To Howl - Allen Ginsberg
A2. That’s It For The Other One (Pts. I-IV) - The Grateful Dead
A3. Fly - The Fool
A4. Music For The Head Ballet - Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
B1. Earth - Third Ear Band
B2. Le Goudron - Brigitte Fontaine
B3. Way Back In The 1960s - The Incredible String Band
B4. Nimm Einen Joint Mein Freund - Witthüster & Westrupp
C1. Fohat Digs Holes In Space - Gong
C2. A Mind Blown Is A Mind Shown - Hapshash & The Coloured Coat
C3. Be Yourself - Hawkwind
C4. Why -Yoko Ono
D1. Up Against The Wall - David Peel And The Lower East Side
D2. The STP Song - The Holy Modal Rounders
D3. The Fish Cheer & I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag - Country Joe & The Fish
D4. That Cat Is High - Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band
D5. Part II: One Final Word - Timothy Leary
D6. Exorcising The Evil Spirits From The Pentagon October 21, 1967 - The Fugs
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