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itsbetteronblack - Birthday - The Association - Warner Bros. - Recorded October 1967-February 1968 - Released March 1968 - Produced by Bones Howe -- So there was this band call the Association that kind of get (pun intended) associated with elevator music due to their hit song "Windy" which was the theme song to the British talk show Today with Bill Grundy. That's the show that the Sex Pistols appeared on that caused quite a stir in England at the time. But these dudes were creating as good of Baroque Pop as any group was in the 1960s. Allmusic : "Birthday is a strong record. Vocally, the intricate harmonies shine, and there is a lyrical depth on some songs that challenge the Association's reputation as a mere pop group. Granted, there are some light moments, such as the opening cut, "Come On In" (though the vocals do stand out on this cut). And "Toymaker" and "Hear in Here" show the vocal limitations of the lead singers. But "Like Always" does an excellent job of wryly commenting on the loss of a relationship, with the usual fine vocal interplay. "The Time It Is Today" mixes the political and personal in an effective way. And "Everything That Touches You" (their final Top Ten ) is one of their finest love songs, if not one of their best songs, period. The vocals are as intricate as the arrangement, and the sincerity of the lyrics is very apparent. Production by Bones Howe gives the record a very commercial, clean sound that fits well with the material presented." #TheAssociation #BaroquePop #SunshinePop #PsychedelicPop #PsychedelicRock #AMPop #BonesHowe 2d

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dulllikeglitter I've been so in love with #NYFW I had to wear it on my nails! I was inspired by @itsjeremyscott to recreate some of his designs that hit the runway yesterday in a mix and match. I used all @chinaglazeofficial shades in Sunshine Pop, Fuchsia Fanatic, Man Hunt, and For Audrey. Read more on the blog! 1w

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dementia13radio #Canadian classic! #Mashmakhan song on now written in part by the very cool #RayburnBlake #Gladwin Check out the radio show see bio above #FemaleDJs #VinylCollector #VinylCollection #Psychedelic #ProgRock #AcidRock #SunshinePop 2w

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dementia13radio Just started off tonite w/ #Glitterhouse nice American #PopPsych #BobCrewe production~ Check out the radio show see bio above #FemaleDJs #VinylCollector #VinylCollection #Psychedelic #ProgRock #AcidRock #SunshinePop 2w

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  •   rawkcityvocals Nice pic! 2w
  •   kjaycavalli Love what your doing for the culture of music. Would love for us to help each other musically and for you to be apart of my New App Buzz Bank. Lets be Great 1w

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dementia13radio A #communal effortfrom LP cover #LawrencePark "It's Called Love" ~ Check out the radio program #CanadianPsych & other gems - see bio above #FemaleDJs #VinylCollector #VinylCollection #Psychedelic #ProgRock #AcidRock #SunshinePop 2w

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dementia13radio "It's Called Love" LP#1970 Lawrence Park, Toronto #RareVinyl Check out the radio show - see bio above #FemaleDJs #VinylCollector #VinylCollection #Psychedelic #ProgRock #AcidRock #SunshinePop 2w

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thewillwiggins Just back from inner groove records in Merchantville, NJ . nice shop, just opened 2 weeks ago. Picked up The Turtles, Monkees, Herman's Hermits , Spanky & Our Gang , the 4 Seasons , the New Vaudeville Band 2w

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