Category Archives: rock

NEW YEAR ALL RIGHT by Peter Nolan Smith

In the Spring of 1969 my teenage sweetheart’s mother was dating a Chilean pianist. The two adults left the brunette cheerleader in charge of the house and after she put her younger brother to bed, I would come over for a study session. An hour at the books was our passport to a heavy petting […]

Yo Da Man

“Hey you know something people I’m not black But there’s a whole lots a times I wish I could say I’m not white.” I have lived by these words from the Mothers of Invention’s FREAK OUT LP, which I stole that record from Zayre discount store in 1969. I was working at the same store. […]

Jed Clampett Rocks Out

Nothing say don’t do it like an old man rocking out. Like Buddy Ebsen in THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES. Jed Clampett was more Ted Nugent than Duane Allman. To see this travesty, please go to the following URL

AX IN HAND by Peter Nolan Smith

My mother had spent her honeymoon on Bermuda. Every winter my parents had vacationed in the Caribbean and each July my father rented a Harwichport cottage for a week. My mother loved the ocean. On summer weekends they loaded his six children into the Ford Station wagon for a drive to the beach. Massachusetts had […]

15 Minutes of African Garage/Psych Rock from 60′s Era

Garage rock existed everywhere in the world during the 60s; Europe, Asia, and Africa. Here’s 15 minutes of savage rock from the Big Continent. Check out this URL