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Candy Dave Grusin ABC ABCS-OC-9, 1969
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Not that rare, but generally pretty expensive, this LP is collectable for a number of reasons. The album includes songs by The Byrds and Steppenwolf (plus instrumentals by Dave Grusin), a number of fat breakbeats, and the movie's stars included Ringo Starr, Marlon Brando and Richard Burton. So what about the soundtrack? Well, as you might expect, it's heavy on the guitar. Big, packed with 1960s beats and psychedelic voices, there are plenty of tight groovy instrumentals to keep a mod party jumping. Top track: 'Ascension To Virgninity'. Do we like? Yes we do!

Overall Rating: 4

Track listing:

Child Of The Universe (The Byrds) | Birth By Descent | Opening Night: By Surgery | Spec-rac-tac-para-comm | Border Town Blues: A Blunt Instrument | Magic Carpet Ride (Steppenwolf) | Constant Journey | Every Mother's Daughter | It's Always Because Of This: A Deformity | Marlon And His Sacred Bird | Ascension To Virginity | Rock Me (Steppenwolf) |

 

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