The Electric Prunes

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Tags: psychedelic rock psychedelic garage rock 60s classic rock rock garage Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1965, the Electric Prunes originally consisted of Jim Lowe (San Luis Obispo, California, USA; vocals, guitar, autoharp), Ken Williams (b. Long Beach, California, USA; lead guitar), James ‘Weasel’ Spagnola (b. Cleveland, Ohio, USA; guitar), Mark Tulin (b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; bass) and Michael Weakley aka Quint (drums), although the latter was quickly replaced by Preston Ritter (b. Stockton, California, USA). The quintet made its debut with the low-key ‘Ain’t It Hard’, before achieving two US Top 20 hits with ‘I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)’ and ‘Get Me To The World On Time’. These exciting singles blended the drive of garage/punk rock, the rhythmic pulse of the Rolling Stones and the experimentalism of the emerging psychedelic movement. Such performances were enhanced by Dave Hassinger’s accomplished production. The Prunes’ debut album was hampered by...

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