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‘Gambler’: Heavy rock from the underground comedown

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‘Gambler’: Heavy rock from the underground comedown

In 1969, a single by the Bartos Brothers Band was launched, and the A-Aspect is completely wonderful. “Gambler” is a driving acid rocker, jam-packed with heavy guitar riffs. It additionally options some proto-metal vocalizing, and has an intro that’s out of this world. As soon as a super-obscure monitor, “Gambler” can now be had through an excellent new compilation.

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There isn’t a lot info available regarding the Bartos Brothers Band. We all know that they have been an Ohio outfit led by Kenny and Neil Bartos, and that their 45 got here out on in ’69 on their label, Likelihood Data. The group have been unintentionally credited as “Gambler” on the 7-inch, so the fellows used corrective stickers (as seen above). It’s potential they have been certainly known as Gambler, however then modified their title across the time the one was launched.
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That’s basically all we will inform you—aside from that “Gambler” is superior.

The quantity has been reissued for the primary time on Brown Acid: The Eighth Journey, the newest in a collection of collections consisting of uncooked, hardly ever heard heavy fuzz rock and proto-metal 45s from the ‘60s and ‘70s. Launched by RidingEasy Data, each music on these compilations is licensed from these concerned—usually no straightforward process, because it’s incessantly tough to find people who put out little-known singles a long time in the past. The brand new Brown Acid is actually, actually good, which is sort of miraculous, contemplating they’re on the eighth one and nonetheless had so many improbable rarities to unleash on us—kudos!
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Brown Acid: The Eighth Journey is accessible in varied LP and CD editions, and as a digital obtain. The total assortment is streaming on a number of platforms, together with YouTube.

We’ll finish with a few our different favorites from the comp.


Beforehand on Harmful Minds:
The excellent 1976 ‘tax rip-off’ album by obscure onerous rock powerhouse, Stonewall, is again!
‘Brown Acid: The Fourth Journey’: Stream some obscure classic fuzz rock from the 60s & 70s
‘Brown Acid: The Second Journey’—Take heed to DM’s unique stream of uncommon psychedelic fuzz from the 70s

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