Double CD document testifies beyond a shadow of a doubt that Mike & The Ravens were the finest pre-British Invasion.
The 40 tracks on this dbl disc will please fans of pre-Brit invasion rock 'n' roll, instro, psychedelia, sunshine pop and Americana.
Interspersed with old radio patter, commercial, news clippings and more, it flows like a time capsule.
Extensive song annotation by Ugly Things' Will Shade, and stunning artwork round out a most unprecedented release.
1-1 –Mike Brassard Rovin'
1-2 –Unknown Artist Duck + Cover
1-3 –Mike & The Throbs Dum Duvey
1-4 –Mike & The Throbs Git Home
1-5 –Mike & The Throbs Two-Ton Jenny
1-6 –Unknown Artist Naughty, But Nice
1-7 –Mike & The Ravens Mr. Heartbreak
1-8 –Mike & The Ravens I've Taken All I Can
1-9 –Peter Young (7) & Brian Lyford Pete's Turkish Delight
1-10 –Mike Brassard Ballad Of A Square
1-11 –Mike & The Ravens (Everybody's Goin' To) Rollerland!
1-12 –Mike & The Ravens Moonlite Couples Only
1-13 –Mike & The Ravens No Man's Land
1-14 –Unknown Artist Vote For Brassard
1-15 –Mike & The Ravens Baby, Please Don't Leave Me
1-16 –Mike & The Ravens Biggest Fool Around
1-17 –Unknown Artist Plattsburgh, New York
1-18 –Mike & The Ravens One Of These Days
1-19 –Mike & The Ravens Like A Fire
1-20 –The Ravens (8) Can't You Feel The Pain
1-21 –The Ravens (8) Riptide
1-22 –The Ravens (8) I'll Get It From You
1-23 –Unknown Artist Missiles For Cuba
1-24 –Mike & The Ravens Goodbye To Mary Jane
1-25 –Mike & The Ravens Living In A Dream
1-26 –Mike & The Ravens Oobie Doobie Do (Shake That Thing)
2-1 –Stephen Sargent & The Pride Grey Eyes Watching
2-2 –Unknown Artist Cartoonland
2-3 –Fire & Brimstone* Underground
2-4 –Fire & Brimstone* I Could Hear The Grass Growin'
2-5 –Unknown Artist Chaos + Disorder
2-6 –Stephen Blodgett Look
2-7 –The Camel's Hump Gotta Talk To You, Baby
2-8 –The Camel's Hump Birmingham
2-9 –Stephen Blodgett Greyhound Bus
2-10 –Unknown Artist Boom Boom
2-11 –Mike Brassard & Bo Blodgett* Tomorrow
2-12 –Unknown Artist Fasset's Bread
2-13 –The Front Burner Lights Of San Francisco
2-14 –The Front Burner Eldorado
2-15 –Unknown Artist Harry's
2-16 –Texas Driver Gentle Wind
2-17 –Texas Driver Georgia Plains
2-18 –Unknown Artist Peace With Honor
2-19 –Texas Driver Truly (Christ's Lament)
2-20 –Unknown Artist Nelson Brothers
2-21 –Mike Brassard Lady
2-22 –Stephen Blodgett No More Beatle Songs
2-23 –Stephen Blodgett Motorboatin'
2-24 –Stephen Blodgett Adorable Gene
2-25 –Mike Brassard Motivatin' Blues
2-26 –Mike & The Ravens No Love To Give
2-27 –Mike & The Ravens Durham
2-28 –Stephen Blodgett & Bill Kinzie Teen An