Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Dr West's Medicine Show & Junk Band|
Euphoria: Best of
Genres: Country, Folk, Special Interest, Pop, Rock, Classic Rock
Five years before he recorded 'Spirit In The Sky', Norman Greenbaum was in this strange group. This compilation contains the entire 1967 LP 'The Eggplant That Ate Chicago', plus eight unissued tracks & a bunch of rare ... more »
Five years before he recorded 'Spirit In The Sky', Norman Greenbaum was in this strange group. This compilation contains the entire 1967 LP 'The Eggplant That Ate Chicago', plus eight unissued tracks & a bunch of rare non-album sides. 25 wacky tracks of '60s kazoo rock in all. The CD booklet includes an interview with Greenbaum from the '90s. 1998 Sundazed release.
An overlooked classic
paulkristi | Mount Prospect, Illinois United States | 04/16/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This cd is the epitomy of the way things were in the mid 1960s. Dr Wests medicine show was a psychadelic junk (jug) band, employing wash boards,wash tub bass,kazoos,and various metal objects that were often whacked by drum sticks. But just in case you didn't already know,this group is where Norman Greenbaum got his feets into the music scene,about 99% of the songs on this cd were written by Greenbaum and he arranged all of them. One of the albums many highlights is the bands assault on "eleanor rigby" done junk band style,(ahh,kazoos in perfect harmony). But if you still cant fathom what this is gonna sound like, the best idea I can give you is if you've ever hear EARLY Spanky and Our Gang recordings (like the elusive LIVE album) or any thing by Mungo Jerry. If you like 60s' folkpsych BUY THIS CD"