The Kinks – Something Else by The Kinks (1967)

Something Else by The Kinks is a 1967 album by The Kinks. Recorded during the band’s four-year exile from stateside touring, the album reflects a more idiosyncratically English sensibility than prior efforts. Stylistically, the album encompasses everything from harpsichord-laden baroque flavors (“Two Sisters”) and angular music-hall jaunts (“Afternoon Tea,” “Tin Solider Man”) to bossa nova […]

Nirvana – The Story of Simon Simopath (1967)

The Story of Simon Simopath is a 1967 concept album by English symphonic/psych ensemble Nirvana. Clocking in at just under 30 minutes, the album’s songs are tied together by a plot line, making this possibly the world’s first full-length rock opera, predating similar concept works by The Pretty Things, Small Faces, and The Who. Tracklist: […]

Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967)

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is the debut album by English psychedelic-rock band Pink Floyd, released in August 1967 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. “Astronomy Dominé” (4:12) A2. “Lucifer Sam” (3:07) A3. “Matilda Mother” (3:08) A4. “Flaming” (2:46) A5. “Pow R Toc H” (4:26) A6. “Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk” (3:05) B1. […]

Blossom Toes – We are Ever so Clean (1967)

We are Ever so Clean is the first of two albums by English pop/psych foursome the Blossom Toes, released in 1967 on Marmalade/Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Look at Me I’m You” (4:09) A2. “I’ll Be Late for Tea” (2:38) A3. “The Remarkable Saga of the Frozen Dog” (2:35) A4. “Telegram Tuesday” (2:28) A5. “Love Is” (2:22) […]

Tages – Studio (1967)

Studio is the fifth and final album by Swedish beat group Tages, released in December 1967 on Parlophone. Tracklist: A1. “Have You Seen Your Brother Lately” (2:15) A2. “It’s My Life” (2:40) A3. “Like a Woman” (2:25)* A4. “People Without Faces” (1:55) A5. “I Left My Shoes at Home” (1:40) A6. “She Is a Man” […]

Cat Stevens – Matthew and Son (1967)

Matthew and Son is the debut album by English singer/songwriter Cat Stevens, released in March 1967 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Matthew and Son” (2:46) A2. “I Love My Dog” (2:23) A3. “Here Comes My Baby” (2:58) A4. “Bring Another Bottle Baby” (2:44) A5. “Portobello Road” (2:29) A6. “I’ve Found a Love” (2:32) A7. “I See […]

Small Faces – There Are but Four Small Faces (1967)

There Are but Four Small Faces is a 1967 album by English mod/psych foursome the Small Faces, released on Andrew Loog Oldham’s Immediate label. The album is a U.S. re-sequence of their eponymous third longplayer, released in the U.K. in June of the same year. Tracklist: A1. “Itchycoo Park” (2:44) A2. “Talk to You” (2:05) […]

The Left Banke – Walk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina (1967)

Walk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina is the first of two ’60s-era albums by American pop/rock foursome the Left Banke, released in February 1967 on Mercury’s Smash Records subsidiary. Tracklist: A1. “Pretty Ballerina” (2:32) A2. “She May Call You Up Tonight” (2:18) A3. “Barterers and Their Wives” (2:56) A4. “I’ve Got Something on My Mind” (2:46) […]