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Great Society Sucks: Halloween 1968 (CD)
Were not evil, but we do evil things. Anything to blow societys mind. When we play, we take peoples brains out and then put them back in. A dry-cleaning job". So said The Fallen Angels lead singer and songwriter, Jack Bryant, in an interview with the short-lived Dapper Magazine in 1968. Since that time there has never been a live performance from the 60s of The Fallen Angels released. This album seeks to rectify that situation and is a time capsule of that turbulent year. Since Washington DC was the home for The Fallen Angels, the band did not miss out on radicalizing the 1968 Presidential elections-letting their disparaging views on the LBJ and his "Great Society" be aired. Amidst all the politics is a great live performance by The Fallen Angels, combining original songs from their two psychedelic albums ("No Way Out", "Poor Old Man") with a previously unreleased song ("Everything Would Be Fine"), along with covers of Dylan (done acid-rock style), Donovan (raga-rock style), and Love (the highlight of the show, "Signed DC", a nine minute tour de force, interrupted by a fist fight in the audience). The Fallen Angels broke up a year later in 1969, but not before blowing many a mind on the east coast during their glorious reign in Washington DC
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Specifications
Type: CD
Recorded: 1968
Release Date: 2011-03-19
Label: CICADELIC RECORDS
Country: US
Item No: CICD-1068
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Track List
01 Everything would be fine
02 The great soceity sucks
03 FAt angel (Fly fallen angel)
04 Pegasus the pig for president
05 No way out
06 Ballad of a thin man
07 Season of the witch
08 Signed DC
09 Poor old man
10 All along the watchtower
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