|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||psychedelic garage rock psychedelic rock 60s garage rock 60s garage classic rock|
|Decades:||1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
One of psychedelias finest bands, the Misunderstood originated in Riverside, California, USA, and evolved from a local surfing outfit, the Blue Notes. Their first line-up - Greg Treadway (guitar), George Phelps (guitar) and Rick Moe (drums) - was augmented by Rick Brown (Richard Shaw Brown, 26 April 1947, Florida, USA; vocals) and Steve Whiting (bass), before adopting their new name in 1965. Phelps was then replaced by Glenn Ross Fernando Campbell (b. 1946, USA), who played steel guitar. The quintet completed a single, You Dont Have To Go/Whos Been Talkin?, before leaving for the UK on the suggestion of English disc jockey John (Peel) Ravenscroft, then working in San Bernardino, California. Treadway was subsequently drafted, and his place was taken by Tony Hill (b. South Shields, Co. Durham, England). The band completed six masters during their London sojourn. I Can Take You To The Sun, a...