Before the Groovy Sounds of 1968 gig (Friends of Chris Liddiard 7.30pm on 6th October in the RG Dunn Village Hall) there’ll be a Groovy Sounds Vinyl Cafe from 2.00pm. If you (or a parent/grandparent) have any LPs from 1968 please contact nigel – rushlakegreenvillage@gmail.com. Here are just some of the LPs released between January and April that year. As you can see it was a pretty eclectic time. Ticks indicate LPs we think we have sourced so far. CDs don’t count!

Eric Burdon & the Animals – The Twain Shall Meet
The Association –  Birthday
BeeGees – Horizontal
✔️Jeff Beck Group – Truth
Cilla Black – Sher-oo!
Blood Sweat and Tears. – Child is the father of man
✔️Booker T and the MGs – Doin’ our Thing
James Brown – I go the feelin’
The Byrds – The Notorious Byrd Brothers
✔️Canned Heat – Boogie with Canned Heat
Ray Charles – A Portrait of Ray
John Coltrane – Om
Miles Davis – Nefertiti
✔️Dr John – Gris-Gris
The  Electric Prunes – Mass in F Minor
Five day week straw people – Five day week straw people
Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
Aretha Franklin – Lady Soul
Gun – Gun
Grapefruit – Grapefruit
Richie Havens – Something Else Again
Iron Butterfly – Heavy
Joni Mitchell – Song to a Seagull
July – July
The Monkeys – The birds, the bees and the monkeys
The Mothers of Invention – We’re only in it for the money
The Move – The Move
Otis Redding – The Dock of the Bay
Simon and Garfunkel – Bookends
Sly and the Family Stone – Dance to the music
Spirit – Spirit
Steppenwolf – Steppenwolf
The Supremes – Reflections
The Temptations – The temptations wish it would rain
Vanilla Fudge – The Beat Goes On
Velvet Underground – White Light / White Heat
Scott Walker – Scott 2
Dionne Warwick – In the Valley of the Dolls
The Zombies – Odessey and Oracle