Nuggets # 4
The Remains, from Boston, were maybe the best New England garage band. They formed in late '64 and soon became very popular with some singles and a self-titled LP in 1966. Their fame grew even more when they played as the opening act for The Beatles and The Rolling Stones on their American tours, so they also appeared on TV a few times. This live perfomance at the Ed Sullivan Show is particulary interesting because the song Let Me Through is still unreleased on record, and it's a pity as it's a fantastic garage tune, with an exciting and frantic psychedelic instrumental coda.
The Knickerbockers, from the state of New York, also had a short life from 1964 to '66. They are remembered as Beatles' imitators, but what a great imitation they did! Lies is a song so good that it'll make you want to dance crazily as the girls in this video, showing their appearance at the Hullabaloo TV program.
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