STANDELLS / TRY IT CD

STANDELLS / TRY IT CD

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The Standells' key albums for the Tower label (Dirty Water, Why Pick On Me, and Try It) perfectly bottled a rebellious wave of sound sweeping across Mid-1960's teen clubs, radio playlists and record racks.

Starting with the genre-defining, proto-punk smash "Dirty Water", through a series of equally memorable underdog anthems ("Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White," "Why Pick on Me") and obscenities (the banned "Try It"), the Standells left an indelible mark on their era.

Those three Tower albums are a veritable feast of three chord, fuzz-drenched, Vox Organ-driven "squares"-repellant.

Built around the banned title track, Try It is a tale of two (LP) sides; one a cohesive step into super-charged '67 Standells Soul, the other a bet-hedging exercise that compiles possibly the strongest material of the band's career.

Latter includes the classic Standells style, either at its most pulverizing ("Barracuda," "Riot on Sunset Strip") or now one foot into psychedelia ("All Fall Down," "Did You Ever Have That Feeling").

It provides the perfect bookend to the Standells' legendary Tower Records era albums.

1. Can't Help But Love You 2. Ninety-Nine And A Half 3. Trip To Paradise 4. St. James Infirmary 5. Try It 6. Animal Girl 7. Soul Drippin' 8. Barracuda 9. Did You Ever Have That Feeling 10. All Fall Down 11. Poor Shell Of A Man 12. Riot On Sunset Strip 13. Get Away From Here 14. Try It (alternate vocal)

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