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    Sunday, 22 June 2008

    Another record that remains undiscovered and is stuck in the wishlists of several collectors for a long time.
    No information available about this band, just unconfirmed relations with a couple New Mexico bands (Hooterville Trolley and Xit).
    Released in 1970 on Uni Records (which released also the Strawberry Alarm Clock, Druids of Stonehedge, Alexander's Timeless Bloozband, and American Blues, along with R'n'B, Neil Diamond and Elton John records), this came out in a nice gatefold sleeve (like many albums from this label).

    If Magic Sand reissued today would be labeled as Xsian Blues/Psych and this would be 2/3 true (all reissues had to be labeled psych though...). In the 11 tracks of the album there are 7 blues or rhythm'n'blues numbers (some of them standards with altered lyrics), an instrumental played with fiddle which must be a traditional Irish or Scottish dance ("Magic Sand"), two folk/country tracks with nice banjo, and an exploito psychedelic track ("Get Ready To Fly"). "I Take What I Want" is a tight r'n'b with an exceptional drum part, complete with female vocals, "Bab ... Read more »
    Category: Prog/Classic rock/Blues | Views: 3413 | Added by: afroclonk | Date: 22 June 2008 | Rating: 4.0/1


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