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Shades Of Joy

LP (Item 6338) Fontana, Late 60s — Condition: Used
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Shades of Joy were one of those cool little sixties bands that fell through the cracks – a San Francisco based, racially-mixed jazz group that had rock leanings, but did some neat groovy stuff. We like some of the instrumental cuts on here, but especially love "Icarus Revealed", a cool vocal ditty about the Greek pilot! Other tracks have a great mix of jazz, groove, and SF stoner spirituality – in a way that's kind of cheesy, but also instantly captivating and strangely appealing. This is the kind of record we passed by for years, but which we now treasure as the kind of unique little album that we'd be hard pressed to find easily. Titles include "Andy's Dream", "Crying Bag", "Tada", "Come & Throw The Rye Bread", and "It's Time". (Cover has some wear, a cutout hole, and some stains, with some splitting and tape on the top and bottom seams.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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