Uptight Tonight: Ultimate 60's Garage Collection

Uptight Tonight: Ultimate 60's Garage Collection


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This 26-track assemblage of vintage '60s garage band singles may not actually be the ultimate garage rock collection (the Nuggets box set probably has that distinction locked up), but Uptight Tonight: Ultimate 60's Garage Collection rips out the attitude and trash riffs pretty darn well, making it perhaps the ultimate single-disc set of this raggedly endearing (and enduring) rock style. There are some well-known garage classics here, like Count Five's genre-defining "Psychotic Reaction," Music Machine's ultra-assertive "Talk Talk," and the Seeds leave-me-be anthem "Pushin' Too Hard," but there are also some less well-known sides like the Sonics' Kinks-on-steroids monster "He's Waitin'," the Wailers' "Hang Up" fuzzfest, and Dean Carter's unhinged and manic version of "Jailhouse Rock." Serious garage band record collectors will already have most of these tracks, but listeners looking for a single-disc compilation to check out what all the fuss is about, or folks looking for a good purchase to supplement the Nuggets box, Uptight Tonight will be darn near perfect. Either way, it hits the nerves like an ice pick full of adrenaline.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/12/2005
Label: Big Beat Uk
UPC: 0029667425520
catalogNumber: 255
Rank: 37731

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Technical Credits

Sky Saxon   Composer
Sean Bonniwell   Composer
Ron Gardner   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Trade Martin   Composer
George "Funky" Brown   Composer
Roy Chaney   Composer
James Luther Dickinson   Composer
Kenn Ellner   Composer
Billy Gibbons   Composer
John Michalski   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Gary Yoder   Composer
Ronny Weiss   Composer
Jerry McCann   Composer
Alec Palao   Track Notes
Dehner E. Patten   Composer
Gerald Roslie   Composer
James Donna   Composer
Jay Turnbow   Composer
Ron Stults   Composer
Warren Kendrick   Composer
Doug Sheppard   Liner Notes
John Byrne   Composer
Dave Conway   Composer
Larry Parks   Composer
Rory Mack   Composer
Dennis Maxwell   Composer
Craig "Butch" Atkinson   Composer
Denise Kaufman   Composer
Jerry Storch   Composer

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