Sunday, February 17, 2008


Digitized from the original vinyl, released in 1967 on Columbia Records.
Format: mp3
Bit Rate: 256 kbps
Produced by Gary Usher
Engineered by Roy Halee & Tom May
Turn On A Friend (To The Good Life) / Lonely Leaf / Pleasure / Too Many Do / Living, Loving Life / Invasion Of The Poppy People / Captain Sandwich / Living Dream / Ecstasy / Time Is After You / Wonderment
Barbara Robison - Vocals, Percussion
John Merrill - Vocals, Guitar
Jim Voigt - Drums Percussion
Bill Wolff - Vocals, Guitar
Alan Brackett - Vocals, Bass
REVIEW: (Amazon reviews)
4 1/2 stars Great lost sixties classic!
Having a name like the Peanut Butter Conspiracy probably didn't help on this otherwise very strong record from this Los Angeles band. Very similar to Jefferson Airplane (female vocalist male backing members- drummer of PBC was lured to the Airplane-etc). Comparisons aside- this is excellent well written with great vocals from female singer Sandy who has since passed on. The songs are steeped deep in the San Francisco sound- part psyche-part acid rock pastoral folk. I'm very glad i stumbled upon this and i would consider it in the top twenty of the albums released during 1965-1969, to me the golden age of rock and pop. For psyche summer of love "hippie" or sixties fans its a must own.
Blow your mind!!, January 9, 2006
By Samuel B. King "Sam King" (Concord, NH)
What a singer!! The first cut "Its a happening thing" blew my mind (pardon the '60s lingo, but it fits). I remember the name "Peanut Butter Conspiracy" but hadn't heard them. The female lead singer, Barbara "Sandi" Robison, in my opinion, was better than either Grace Slick, Mama Cass or Spanky McFarlane (no kidding). They sound like Surrealistic Pillow era JA minus the hype and hits. Kind of like a modern alternative band performing this type of music. One can only imagine their power in a live setting. If you like jangly Rickenbacker guitars, tasteful harmonies and a rich soulful lead vocalist, you gotta have this one. I hear the singer tragically passed away during the '80s. A real drag. Her legacy, however, lives on in these cuts. Buy it!!
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