Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Bone –Everybody’s Gone Into April


The Bone –It's An Easy Thing/ Everybody’s Gone Into April -PoisonRing Records PPR 712 (1970 US)

And here’s another great Greg Shaw discovery from 35+ years ago! It’s a driving Powerhouse Pop track sounding very much like some unreleased late 60s Kinks track. It’s a great tune in its own right, but they just had to have been huge Kinks fans as it resonates pure Kinkdom and the vocals are effectively channeling Ray Davies. The A side is not quite as marvelous, still close to the Kinks; it adds a Vaudevillian feel to the proceedings. The Bone were from Massachusetts and this single was released on Connecticut’s Poison Ring Records. It appears that some members then moved on to form The Tweeds.

Click on title for a full version of Everybody’s Gone Into April



5 comments:

duck_stab said...

Like a JV Leopards, the TRUE studs of Yankee Kinkdom. Have you heard their alb, 'Kansas City Slickers?' Pretty true soundalike. Singles rock and rule too.

Purepop said...

Never heard of them....but send a clip of best song when you're able
2 days then and off to Nam...

Anonymous said...

Hola Robin, i just have discovered your blog, i like it, our it´s http://18rodas.blogspot.com/, i hope you find something. I have some photos of you and The Barracudas in La Coruna Spain, maybe from 1990, i don´t remember well the date, if you wanted it, ask . A beggard, Luis

Purepop said...

Hi Luis
Cool blog, but my Spanish is pretty rusty and was patchy to poor to say the least...Sure if you have some photos, would be nice to see them, you can email a coupple to purepop1uk@yahoo.co.uk
I remember playing La Coruna. The club was just off the beach and I remember moving on to some bars following the gig...don't remember much else after that!

Anonymous said...

nifty to have this in digital format at last! I have the 45 i bought somewhere or another, but haven't been able to dub it, so thanks much! Great pre-Tweeds pop sounds from Connecticut.....One aside-as a graphic designer who's done a lot of cd design work for power pop labels, one of the coolest things I've ever been involved with was designing the first version the Barracudas comp "Through The Mysts of Time" for Terry Banks' Snowdome label some years back....a great thrill to do work for artists you've really admired and loved over the years....thanks Robin!! Jim Horan