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Psychedelia (Original Album Series)
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
This is a really wonderful release of five classic Psychedelic albums from the 60's.

Unlike other boxed sets which concentrate on a single group or artist this set collects five different ones together.

Now this is a really terrific idea to bring the five together in one place.
If like a lot of people your original vinyl of the LPs has had its day then this is for you.
If you have heard of the groups before bu have not risked a ful' price punt then you really cannot go wrong with this cheap as chips collection.
Heck at just under £3 for each that's less than I paid for the albums back when they were LPS.

The Cds have tiny replicas of the original LP covers great for storage but not so cool to carry under your arms to impress your friends and the world at large back in the day!

The Albums are
Tomorrow's "Tomorrow" (1968),
July's "July" (1968),
The Gods' "Genesis" (1968),
Idle Race's "Birthday Party" (1968) and
The Yardbirds' "Little Games" (1967).
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
on 30 January 2014
What you see is what you get, five classic but often ignored British psych albums. No extra tracks, no liner notes, just cardboard miniLP sleeves in a slipcase. A perfect introduction for those that wish to dig deeper into the genre than the obvious names, at a bargain bin price. What more could one ask for?
Ok, some people might want to buy more luxurious expanded editions, but for those who seek the original albums and nothing else this value pack is well recommended.
For reviews of the music please check the separate albums, plenty reviews are available.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 31 July 2014
a good blast from the past. is there more in the archives?
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18 of 23 people found the following review helpful
on 28 February 2014
Firstly I have to say that this is a bargain, 5 albums in cardboard sleeves that are miniture versions of the original sleeves even listing the music as side one and side two.. So why only 3 stars? because only 3 of the albums could be classed as Psychedelia, the fantastic album by Tomorrow (buy the release with the bonus tracks) and the albums by July.. over rated but psych and the vastly under rated Idle Race. Skeleton and the roundabout is a great track, why did it never chart as a single??
So thats the good which leaves us with The Gods and The Yardbirds. The Gods album is ok ish but linking the tracks with irritating noises does not make is Psych, you will play it once then leave it in its cardboard sleeve as for the Yardbirds album, well Jimmy Page does play on it and it has a couple of decent tracks but thats all, no wonder then that it did not merit a UK release till the early 90s.
So three decent albums equals three stars..
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 8 September 2014
Great to get access to these albums, some of which I've only heard snatches of in the past.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
on 25 February 2014
a nice collection of albums by 5 different groups. all albums on original vinyl would set you back a lot of money. the albus are by --tomorrow--july--the gods--idle race and tha yardbirds. they are all good in their different ways. BUY IT before it gets deleted.
its a new release--but as we know --if it sells slow--it goes!! BUY IT BUY IT..........
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 7 December 2014
MUST HAVE SET
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on 31 October 2014
a bit more care on reproduction of the sleeves but great value for money
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on 27 December 2014
quick delivery - exactly as described / thanks
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
on 18 May 2014
Everybody is missing the first of 2 main reason for putting these albums together! All of these albums have someome in them them that ended up more famous in later bands.
Here are the details:

Yardbirds - Jimmy Page
Tomorrow - Steve Howe
July - Tom Newman, who went on to glory as the engineer of choice for Mike Oldfield.
Idle Race - Jeff Lynne
The Gods - Ken Hensley and Lee Kerslake
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