The Kinks – Something Else by The Kinks (1967)

Something Else by The Kinks is the fifth proper studio album by The Kinks, released in 1967 on Pye (UK) and Reprise (US). Recorded during the band’s four-year exile from stateside touring, the album reflects a more idiosyncratically English sensibility than prior efforts. The album covers a range of styles, including harpsichord-laden narratives (“Two Sisters”), […]

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) […]