This L.A. quintet boasted solid harmonies reminiscent of the Mamas & the Papas and Spanky & Our Gang, but had a rocking edge like The Jefferson Airplane and Buffalo Springfield. Originally recorded for Columbia Records in the late '60s, the two albums featured on this CD feature strong instrumentals and anthem-like flower power songs like "It's a Happening Thing".
1.It's A Happening Thing
2.Then Came Love
3.Twice Is Life
4.Second Hand Man
5.You Can't Be Found
6.Why Did I Get So High
7.Dark On You Now
8.The Market Place
9.You Should Know
10.The Most Up Till Now
11.You Took Too Much
12.Turn On A Friend (To The Good Life)
15.Too Many Do
16.Living, Loving Life
17.Invasion Of The Poppy People
21.Time Is After You
23.I'm A Fool
24.It's So Hard
25.Peter Pan (Unreleased)
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2 LPs on 1 CD: IS SPREADING (1967)/THE GREAT CONSPIRACY (1968).
The Peanut Butter Conspiracy: John Merrill (vocals, guitar); Barbara "Sandi" Ronbinson (vocals); Lance Fent (guitar); Al Brackett (bass); Jim Voigt (drums).
IS SPREADING originally released on Columbia (9454). THE GREAT CONSPIRACY originally released on Columbia (9590). Includes original liner notes by Lawrence Dietz and Billy James, and reissue liner notes by Mark Marymont.
Liner Note Authors: Mark Marymont; Billy James .
Sixties pop/rock oddities Peanut Butter Conspiracy get the two-fer treatment from Collectables on this 2000 CD release. Contains their albums from 1967 and 1968 with three bonus tracks. ~ Chris True