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Hot of the press,
Norm of the Ghastly Ones said they will be doing a 10 song set of Eleki at the Deke Dickerson, Guitar Geek Fest in Jan. In So. Cal. durring the weekend of the Namm convention,

he also said besides the band, that there will be some other special guests
joining them on guitar.

this is great news, make your travel plans now.
The Deke Geek fest is always a great show.
this kinda just blew the top off this years show.

Jeff(bigtikidude)

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I just got this in the mail today from CDJapan. Holy crap! Great _collection of Terry's early stuff, including covers of many first wave tunes, a few of which he'd re-cut for _Manatso No Umi Wo Buttobase. ("Surf Party" & "Point Panic.") Playing-wise, it's definitely not as wild and unrestrained as he would soon become, but it's still an excellent listen.

-Warren

That was excessively violent and completely unnecessary. I loved it.

The Sharp Five

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPl4uM_Hp2w

The Exotic Guitar of Kahuna Kawentzmann

Yuzo Kayama
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pzbkhu-798&feature=related

3 guitars and organ

Danny Snyder
aka Mycroft Eloi of The TomorrowMen
aka Shecky Shekels of Meshugga Beach Party
aka Zync Oxyde of Frankie and the Poolboys

That Kayama clip was actually posted quite recently in the video forum, including some fun discussion:

http://www.surfguitar101.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=6187

www.thesurfites.com

thanks Klas, hard to keep up some times.

Danny Snyder
aka Mycroft Eloi of The TomorrowMen
aka Shecky Shekels of Meshugga Beach Party
aka Zync Oxyde of Frankie and the Poolboys

So does anyone actually know the name of the psychedelic tune?

It's a ripper!

http://www.reverbnation.com/spaceparty4

Fuzzmeister
So does anyone actually know the name of the psychedelic tune?

I ran the Japanese YouTube title through a translator and out came the following: Psychedelic Insutourumentaru.

www.thesurfites.com

High time to bring up this thread again...

I just got what I understand to be a super rare Terry & his Blue Jeans 10" album from 1963. All instrumental versions of popular songs of the day with most songs featuring sax lead (!) and Terry having to settle for "second fiddle". Still a great record with a gorgeous recording sound.

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Note that they're actually wearing blue jeans and jackets. Terry is 5th from the left.

I also recently came across a website with Japanese guitars, basses, amps and effects from the eleki boom. Hopefully not posted about before.

http://www.geocities.jp/a104gs/myguitars.index.html

www.thesurfites.com

Klas
I also recently came across a website with Japanese guitars, basses, amps and effects from the eleki boom. Hopefully not posted about before.

http://www.geocities.jp/a104gs/myguitars.index.html

That is some quality music gear porn cheers...

Wow, I never heard of "Eleki" until this morning! A whole new world opens before me!

-- Woody

It takes a lot of mussel memory to avoid clams.

Klas
High time to bring up this thread again...

I just got what I understand to be a super rare Terry & his Blue Jeans 10" album from 1963. All instrumental versions of popular songs of the day with most songs featuring sax lead (!) and Terry having to settle for "second fiddle". Still a great record with a gorgeous recording sound.

image
Note that they're actually wearing blue jeans and jackets. Terry is 5th from the left.

Klas do you have a track listing of this album?

Reverb, It's A Way Of Life!

I sure have:

<u>A</u>
Theme: Walk Don't Run
Jailhouse Rock
Johnny Guitar
Around The World
Concerto Disperato
Mack The Knife

<u>B</u>
Donna Twist
What A Sky
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
High Noon
The Third Man Theme

www.thesurfites.com

Klas, Wowzers! that sounds like a pretty cool set of tunes there.I'd sure like to hear them now that I know what the songs are.Well maybe one day!

Reverb, It's A Way Of Life!

Here's a unique 1966 clip of Terry & His Blue Jeans from their first short Yamaha period, backing people doing the monkey.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_FGmZD2fVY

Monkey

www.thesurfites.com

Is any one familiar with a band called Sincron? I'm not completly sure if they're an Eliki band, but to me they sound like they are. I heard them on the "Planetary Pebbles vol 1: Surfbeat behind the Iron Curtain" comp.
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There's only 2 songs by them in this CD but they're really good. Have a listen... http://www.amazon.com/Planetary-Pebbles-Vol-Surfbeat-Curtain/dp/B000000X3J They play track 1. "Pe Linga Plopii Fara Sot", and track 18. "In Gara la Leordeni" which has the Sickest Wha/Fuzz/Vibrato solo that you've never heard(hehe). I would like a CD by this band but any info is much appreciated. BTW the Takeshi Terrauchi, The Alarm, and the Spotniks tunes are pretty cool as well. But the rest of the CD isn't that good.

The Deadbeats

Those are my two favorite tracks on that album too! We must be related or something. Laughing I don't have that album's liner notes with me, but I think the only info it offered about that band was that they were from... Romania? and that was all that was supposedly known about them. They must've been badass if the rest of their songs were anything like those two. Cool

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I have two good 45s by them. Their full name is Ensemble Sincron Bukarest. They came from Romania’s capital. They played Framus guitars and since I started out on a Framus electric it’s great to hear them played to their full potential, vintage recording studio and all.
When I discovered this band I thought there had to be more music like that from the black sea countries but no luck so far. Maybe Berlin Beatet Bestes knows more? http://mischalke04.wordpress.com/
Unfortunately there’s no search function on his blog a this time :–(

Usually the south-eastern-european pop music was linked with movies or was cover versions, always vocals. The instrumentals came around in the early 1970s and are more jazz-funk or library style, thus OT for this forum.

The Exotic Guitar of Kahuna Kawentzmann

Last edited: May 06, 2009 03:31:41

There's 2 more songs by Sincron on Planetary Pebbles Vol.3

One under the name of "Cornel Fugaru and Sincron" the song is called "The Joddler from Gorj" it has singing (I'm guessing Cornel Fugaru is the singer), instrumental backing is OK but I found the song corny. Reminded me of some of the stuff on the Eurovision song contest!

The other is an instro "Dance with the Maiden" which was OK but nothing to write home about in my opinion.

I do like the two songs on Planetary Pebbles Vol.1 especially the one with the fuzz and wah wah.

http://www.reverbnation.com/spaceparty4

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