Think I’m Going Weird – Original Artefacts from the British Psychedelic Scene 1966 – 1968 Review

Think I’m Going Weird – Original Artefacts from the British Psychedelic Scene 1966 – 1968
5CD Box Set with extensive 60-page Booklet – Unboxing Review
(Grapefruit Records / Cherry Red Records)

Pour yourself a glass of wine or a cup of English Tea and prepare yourself to go back in time. This epic five-CD/book set includes music from The Who, Traffic, Small Faces, The Move, Procol Harum, Incredible String Band, Family, Crazy World of Arthur Brown and many more with nearly an hour of unreleased music.

There are also demos from Tintern Abbey, The Soft Machine, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, Genesis, Mandrake Paddle Steamer, Dantalian’s Chariot and others plus numerous hard to find singles from (July, Caleb, Vamp, Blossom Toes, Sweet Feeling, etc) and deep album cuts from Tomorrow, Fairport Convention, Kaleidoscope, The Deviants and Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera.

The booklet goes through each track in detail with photos and memorabilia from the time.

Track Listing:

CD1:

1 THINK I’M GOING WEIRD – Art
2 MY CLOWN (single mix) – July
3 THE VIEW – Gary Walker & The Rain
4 UTTERLY SIMPLE – Traffic
5 A WOMAN OF DISTINCTION – Caleb
6 LIKE THE SUN, LIKE THE FIRE – Simon Dupree & The Big Sound
7 LAZY OLD SUN (alternative version, stereo) – The Kinks
8 PLASTIC DAFFODILS – Atlanta Roots
9 PSYCHEDELIA – Ron Geesin
10 DREAM STARTS – Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera
11 TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE IN ME – Strawbs
12 FUNNIEST GIG – Manfred Mann
13 SUNNY CELLOPHANE SKIES – The Status Quo
14 MRS GRUNDY – Plastic Penny
15 BUFFALO BILLYCAN – Apple
16 CHARLES BROWN – Sweet Feeling
17 ROSIE CAN’T FLY – Sleepy
18 I KNOW, SHE BELIEVES – The Picadilly Line
19 THE LOBSTER – Fairport Convention
20 YELLOW BRICK ROAD – The Mindbenders
21 THE STORY OF DAVID – Granny’s Intentions
22 THE DEVIL RIDES OUT – Icarus
23 IS ANYBODY HOME? – The Mirage
24 WHY – Eyes Of Blond*
*previously unreleased

CD2:

1 WORLD WAR III – Dantalian’s Chariot
2 SEE THROUGH WINDOWS – Family
3 SALAD DAYS (ARE HERE AGAIN) – Procol Harum
4 THE TRUTH IS PLAIN TO SEE – Freedom
5 SUN SING – Force Four
6 MR SMALL THE WATCH REPAIRER MAN – Kaleidoscope
7 IMAGE BLOWN OUT – Genesis
8 LIFE IS JUST BEGINNING – The Creation
9 TAKING OUT TIME – The Spencer Davis Group
10 THAT MAN – Small Faces
11 YOU’RE HAUNTING ME – The Hi-Fis
12 MRS GILLESPIE’S REFRIGERATOR – Sands
13 PLEASE RETURN – Rust
14 LAST MINUTE – The Nashville Teens 15 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER – The Alan Bown!
16 THE TOUCHABLES (ALL OF US) – Nirvana
17 HALLIFORD HOUSE – The Virgin Sleep
18 CATHERINE’S WHEEL – Denny Laine
19 GIRL IN THE MIRROR – Christopher Colt
20 ELEVATOR (single mix) – Grapefruit
21 WORLD IN MY HEAD – Mike Stuart Span
22 UFO – Neo Maya
23 THE LAUGHING MAN – John Carter & Russ Alquist
24 FLOATIN’ – Vamp
25 LIFE DOES NOT SEEM WHAT IT SEEMS – Tinsel Arcade*
26 SCENE OF THE LEMON QUEEN – One Step Beyond*
*previously unreleased

CD3:

1 HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO – The Yardbirds
2 HAVE SOME MORE TEA – The Smoke
3 WALK UPON THE WATER – The Move
4 JABBERWOCK – Boeing Duveen And The Beautiful Soup
5 THE MAD HATTER’S SONG – The Incredible String Band
6 SHOPLIFTERS – Ivor Cutler Trio
7 LOOK OUT THERE’S A MONSTER COMING – The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
8 SARA, CRAZY CHILD (extended German 45 version) – John’s Children
9 BEYOND THE RISING SUN – Tyrannosaurus Rex
10 HEY GIRL – JP Sunshine
11 MR SUNSHINE (film version) – Barclay James Harvest
12 TICK TOCK – Shyster
13 CHEADLE HEATH DELUSIONS – Felius Andromeda
14 THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF TIMOTHY CHASE – Tomorrow
15 THE BIRTHDAY – The Idle Race
16 HOW CAN WE HANG ON TO A DREAM? – The Moody Blues
17 YES IS A PLEASANT COUNTRY – Circus
18 SUMMER SUN SHINES – The Fresh Windows
19 THE BLUE MAN RUNS AWAY – Crystal Ship*
20 WHAT’S HAPPENING? – The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
21 MOTHER’S MAGAZINE – Mother’s Pride*
22 FLYING MACHINE – Turquoise
23 IN THE PARK – The Cortinas
24 HUNG UP ON A DREAM – The Zombies
25 WE ARE THE MOLES PART 1 – The Moles
26 WE ARE THE MOLES PART 2 – The Moles
*previously unreleased

CD4:

1 ARMENIA CITY IN THE SKY – The Who
2 FREDEREEK HERNANDO – One In A Million
3 FLOWERMAN – The Syn
4 I CAN HEAR COLOURS – The Motives
5 GREEN – The Lion & The Fish
6 I’M SO LOW (aka JET- PROPELLED PHOTOGRAPH) – The Soft Machine
7 JEANETTA – Mabel Greer’s Toyshop
8 COME OVER STRANGER – Canto
9 CHILDREN OF THE SUN (demo version) – The Misunderstood
10 BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
11 (I’M SO) SAD – The Magic Mixture
12 YOU’VE GOTTA HAVE LOVE BABE – The Graham Bond Organisation
13 RUMBLE OF MERSEY SQUARE SOUTH – Wimple Winch
14 COSMIC TRIP – Third Ear Band
15 I BRING THE SUN – John Bryant
16 POLICE IS HERE – A New Generation
17 SPICKS AND SPECKS – The Bee Gees
18 DEATH OF THE SEASIDE – The Human Instinct
19 BOYS AND GIRLS TOGETHER – Friday’s Chyld*
20 CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE – Jason Crest
21 TOYMAKER’S SHOP – Louise
22 PLASTIC AEROPLANE – Medium Rare*
23 VENUSIAN MOONSHINE (live at Middle Earth) – 117*
*previously unreleased

CD5:

1 PATH THROUGH THE FOREST – The Factory
2 FREEDOM FOR YOU – The Attack
3 WALKING THROUGH MY DREAMS – Pretty Things
4 DON’T GO ‘WAY LITTLE GIRL – The Shame
5 MY PRAYER – Tintern Abbey*
6 PHANTOM I – Jade Hexagram
7 COVER GIRL – Perfumed Garden
8 ROSE COLOURED GLASSES – The Tickle
9 AMY PEATE – The Orange Bicycle
10 DREAM IN MY MIND – Rupert’s People
11 SPIDER – Downliners Sect
12 WHAT ON EARTH (single mix) – Blossom Toes
13 BUILDING UP A DREAM – The End
14 THE CAT – The Merseys
15 PANDEMONIUM SHADOW SHOW – Mandrake Paddle Steamer
16 WATERWAYS (demo version) – East Of Eden
17 WHICH WAY – The Sorrows
18 BUN – The Deviants
19 ANOTHER VINCENT VAN GOGH – The 23rd Turnoff
20 SMILE AT THE SAD SUN – Champagne*
21 TALES OF BRAVE ULYSSES – The Zany Woodruff Operation*
22 SITTING ON A BLUNESTONE – Tales Of Justine
23 BRAIN – The Action
*previously unreleased

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Phil Aston
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