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The Chocolate Watch Band - No Way Out (1967)

Posted By: v3122
The Chocolate Watch Band - No Way Out (1967)

The Chocolate Watch Band - No Way Out (1967)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1993 | Big Beat Records, CDWIKD 118 | ~ 156 or 122 Mb | Artwork(jpg) -> 4.52 Mb
Psychedelic, Garage Rock

The Chocolate Watchband's debut album, No Way Out was also their most heavily Rolling Stones-influenced album, but appreciating the album and what's on it (and what's not) requires some explanation. Released in September of 1967, No Way Out came at the end of the band's first 15 months of existence, a period that encompassed the recording and release of four singles of generally extraordinary quality, and as good as anything heard from any garage band anywhere during that period…

The Chocolate Watch Band - The Inner Mystique (1968) & One Step Beyond (1969) [Reissue 1993] (Re-up)

Posted By: gribovar
The Chocolate Watch Band - The Inner Mystique (1968) & One Step Beyond (1969) [Reissue 1993] (Re-up)

The Chocolate Watch Band - The Inner Mystique (1968) & One Step Beyond (1969) [Reissue 1993]
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 340 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 131 MB | Covers (12 MB) included
Genre: Psychedelic Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Ace Records (CDWIKD 111)

Inner Mystique seems to be the Chocolate Watchband album that fans and casual listeners know best, even though it was the one of their three records that was most disconnected from any active incarnation of the group. Slapped together in late 1967, in the wake of the virtual collapse of their lineup and rushed out in February of 1968, its original first side contained not a single note played or sung by the Watchband itself. Instead, engineer Richie Podolor assembled a group of studio musicians, playing a pair of languid psychedelic instrumentals - 'Voyage of the Trieste' and 'Inner Mystique' - in which the sitar flourishes and flute arabesques hung like jeweled ornaments, sandwiched around a new recording by singer Don Bennett…