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Switched On Beatles

LP (Item 2012) Mushroom, Early 70s — Condition: Used
Gatefold
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Some very groovy and fairly ambitious moog takes of Beatles tracks, using moog, arp, and other cool electronic instrumentation. The lineup's mostly late Beatles stuff with a trippy feel, like "Your Mother Should Know", "Strawberry Fields", and "Penny Lane", and many of the tracks are taken in versions that mix them with other ones. The band's kind of young and hip, and the sound is better than the usual moog rock LP. Excellent Peter Max-ish gatefold with inner pictures of the band. One guy is wearing a studded denim jacket over a Speedy Gonzalez tee-shirt AND he is wearing a brass MOOG belt buckle. These guys were the real McCoy! (Island pressing.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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