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23 Trax of Max (1965-82)
Max Merritt
23 Trax of Max (1965-82)
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
 
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Gravel-voiced soul king Max Merritt was one of the few true enigmas of Australasian music. From the time he arrived in Sydney (from Auckland) with one of his many versions of The Meteors in 1965, he was unchallenged as Oz...  more »

      
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All Artists: Max Merritt
Title: 23 Trax of Max (1965-82)
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Raven [Australia]
Original Release Date: 1/1/1999
Re-Release Date: 1/12/1999
Album Type: Import
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Style: Indie & Lo-Fi
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 9398800001527, 766489208626

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Gravel-voiced soul king Max Merritt was one of the few true enigmas of Australasian music. From the time he arrived in Sydney (from Auckland) with one of his many versions of The Meteors in 1965, he was unchallenged as Oz Rock's premier live act. More interested in white hot performances in smoky clubs than the often soul destroying process of making records to please narrow radio formats, Max & the Meteors spent very little time in the studio. This factor, combined with Max's tendency to move from one record company to another (four in NZ alone), long made any sort of reasonable anthology of his music difficult to compile. Raven broached that problem some years ago by successfully negotiating to release the album 17 Trax Of Max, a 'best of' set covering his work from 1965 to 1979 but omitting his hit Arista recordings from the mid-1970s. With the transfer of that powerful collection of soul, R&B, funk &