Thursday, May 25, 2017

Bitter Sweet Orange –Aimless Lady - Heavy Psych Monster






Bitter Sweet Orange –Aimless Lady/I Could Love You –Pacific West 4683 (1970 US)

From Springdale Arkansas comes this Heavy Fuzz double-sided Bone Crunching release that ticks all the boxes in terms of primal Neanderthal thudding with the vocalist Ken Wade mastering a snotty growly  delivery across the 2 sides. Aimless Lady is NOT the Grand Funk tune, but a lesson in how to not stray away from a groove once it’s been launched. The B side is slightly more aimless but with some killer guitar and caveman-like vocals. The recording took place at John’s Recording Studio in Russellville, it seems the studio is still in business, but looking at the Google Maps satellite pic, it appears to be a large barn with some of the roof missing!

Hear a full version of Aimless Lady


Hear a full version of I Could Love You

2 comments:

Dave Harvey said...

Hey, wait - there's something fishy going on here! Here's Black Oak Arkansas doing the same song on their 1971 debut album. Their album just credits it to "Black Oak Arkansas."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef6ujC2uxF0

Robin Wills said...

Cheers...Perhaps they "had an arrangement..."