Friday, December 14, 2007

V.A. - Collecting Peppermint Clouds Vol. 2

The second installment of this series (Technicolor Dream T.D.R. 002 / 2001). This time they treated the european psychedelic scene from 1967-1971.

Tracklist:
01. Frank Stein & B.G. System - My Lady
taken from the single
My Lady/Mysterious Barricades (Diamond DI 1725) 1969

Personnel incl.: Ekard Kissling (vcls) [A], Richard North (gtr) [A], Jean-Claude Tschannen (bs) [A], Bernard Gugelmann (drms) [A], Jean-Jacques Egli.
Band origin:
Geneva (Switzreland)
02. Neptune's Empire - Witchita Falls
taken from the album
Neptune's Empire (Polymax PXX 01) 1971

Personnel: Charles Forbes (vcls), Bjørn G. Gjerstrøm (vcls), Arne Dahlø (vcls).
Band origin:
Oslo (Norway)
03. Shakespeares - Burning My Fingers
taken from the single
Burning My Fingers/Something To Believe In (RCA 54-4025) 1968
Personnel: Martin Piggot (vcls), Chris Kritzinger (lead gtr, vcls), Chris Stone [Chris Sox] (rhythm gtr, vcls), Alan Escombe (bs), Johnny Kreuger (drms).
Band origin:
Brussels (Belgium)
04. Klan - And I Love It So
taken from the single
Fifi The Fly/And I Love It So (Palette PB 22528) 1967

Personnel: Luc Hensill (gtr, vcls), Dany Longlegs (gtr), Christopher John Lühr (bs, vcls), Jack Hitchin (drms).
Band origin:
Brussels (Belgium)
05. Cedars - Hide If You Want To Hide
taken from the single
For Your Information/Hide If You Want To Hide (Decca F 22720) 1968

Personnel: Albert Haddad (lead gtr), Joe Shehadeh (rhythm gtr), Raymond Azoury (bs), Zad Tarmush (drms).
Band origin:
Beirut (Lebanon) → relocated to London (UK)
06. George Cash - Nightingale
taken from the single
Nightingale/Splat (Philips JF 336108) 1970

Personnel: Johnny Frederiksz (vcls), Ron Meyes (gtr), Roel Smits (bs), Hessel de Vries (vcls, organ, piano), Paul Lagaay (drms).
Band origin:
Amsterdam (Noord Holland/Netherlands)
07. Berry Window & The Movements - I'll Wait For You
taken from the single
I'll Wait For You/Hear Me, Help Me (Intercord 209-02) 1968

Personnel: Barry Window [real name Urs Fenster] (vcls), Ronald Bryer (lead gtr), Peter Gisske (bs), Joel Vandroogenbroeck (organ, flute, sitar), Wolfgang Paap (drms).
Band origin:
Basel (Switzerland)
08. Amsterdam - Indian Pipe
taken from the single
Indian pipe/Blue Steel 44 (Polydor 2050005) 1970

Personnel: Donald van Os (gtr, vcls), Michel van Dijk (gtr), Egon Verhoeven (bs), Martin van Os (drms).
Band origin:
Amsterdam (Noord Holland/Netherlands)
09. Motions - Green Chewing Gum Machine
taken from the album
Impressions Of Wonderful (Havoc HALP021) 1968

Personnel: Rudy Bennett (vcls, gtr), Leo Bennink (gtr, vcls), Henk Smitskamp (bs, vcls), Gerard Romeyn (bs, vcls), Sieb Warner (drms, vcls).
Band origin:
York The Hague (Zuid Holland/Netherlands)
10. Les Sauterelles - Montgolfier
taken from the single
Montgolfier/Big Old Sun (Decca D 19973) 1968

Personnel: Toni Vescoli (gtr, vcls), Rolf Antener (gtr, back vcls), Peter Rietmann (bs, back vcls), Fritz Trippel (keyb'ds), Düde [Kurt] Dürst (drms, back vcls).
Band origin:
Zurich (Switzerland)
11. Calcium - Elle Regarde Et Elle Rit
taken from the single
Elle Regarde Et Elle Rit/Il Fait Jour (Odeon C006-10557) 1969

Personnel: Zouzou [real name Danièle Ciarlet] (vcls), Stephen Villar (gtr, vcls), Christopher Vilar (gtr, vcls), Patrick Greussay (keyb'ds), Jacques Zins (bs), Alain Sirguy (drms).
Band origin:
Paris (France)
12. Motions - Make It Legal
taken from the single
Nellie The Horse/Make It Legal (Havoc SH 137) 1967

Personnel: Rudy Bennett (vcls, gtr), Gerard Romeyn (gtr, vcls), Henk Smitskamp (bs, vcls), Sieb Warner (drms, vcls).
Band origin:
The Hague (Zuid Holland/Netherlands)
13. Tower - In Your Life
taken from the single
In Your Life/Slow Motion Mind (Decca AT 10364) 1968

Personnel: Boudewijn de Groot (vcls, gtr), Eelco Gelling (gtr), Herman Deinum (bs), Kees Kranenburg (drms).
Band origin:
Amsterdam (Noord Holland/Netherlands)
14. O.P.M.C. - The Head
taken from the album
Amalgamation (Pink Elephant 877.001) 1970

Personnel: Barrie Webb (vcls, gtr), Teun van der Slikke (vcls, harp, autoharp, gtr), Peter van der Sande (bs, piano), Onny Lopulalan (lead gtr), "Mighty Max" (drms), Herman Erbe (gtr).
Band origin:
Noord Holland (Netherlands)


Get it here (Artwork included / vinyl rip)

Listen to Neptune's Empire: Witchita Falls


Listen to Motions: Green Chewing Gum Machine

6 comments:

Pep Sonic said...

I did not know this compilation. Thank you for the two volumes.

Anonymous said...

This volume is better than the first! I very much appreciate your work friend. Cheers.

golrab said...

I don't know that I agree that it's it's better than the first, but it's a nice listen.

S.ébastien said...

Thanks you so much for ripping these great comps!

litlgrey said...

Man, your blog notes are the BEST!!

Julio said...

Great great comp. Thanks so much.