60s Tag

1995: J.P. Sunshine

We recently acquired a batch of obscure psychedelic albums involving DIY maestro Rod Goodway.   Down the years, Rod made numerous albums, which only received limited release on cassette or privately-pressed vinyl.   We're now home to such hidden gems by J.P.Sunshine (issued 25 years ago but actually dating from the

1965: The Mickey Finn Are Good Sports

The Mickey Finn were a London-based beat/R&B band who recorded for a variety of labels across the Sixties.   Produced by Shel Talmy (The Who, The Kinks), their 1965 single, a version of Ian Whitcomb's 'The Sporting Life', has just been used in HBO's US TV mini-series I Know This Much Is True.   Based on

Jason Crest

Cherry Red now represent the rights for the recordings of psychedelic pop band Jason Crest, who hailed from Tonbridge, Kent. Between 1967 and 1969, they issued five singles, which have been frequently compiled since then.   Key tracks include 'Black Mass', 'Turquoise Tandem Cycle', 'Place In The Sun' and a cover of The Move's '(Here

Psychedelic Apples

If you say Apple, in relation to late 60s music, most people think of The Beatles. However, Apple was also the name taken by a Welsh psychedelic band.   Founded in 1968, they were signed by Larry Page to his Page One label and made two singles and a hugely collectable album in 1969, An Apple

Unreleased Mortimer album now represented by Cherry Red

Mortimer were a harmony-laden soft rock trio from New York State who were signed by George Harrison to Apple Records in 1968. They recorded a second album, On Our Way Home, in 1969 - named after the song given to them by Paul McCartney, which

Mojo covermount celebrates Sixties roots with Cherry Red artists

The theme of the August edition of Mojo magazine is The Who and its cover mounted CD taps into their Sixties roots with "mardy Mod action" by 15 acts, the rights to most of which are controlled by Cherry Red. If you're interested in hearing more by John's