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  • Singer: The Purple Gang
  • Album: The Purple Gang Strikes!
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  • Country: UK
  • Style: Classic Rock, Psychedelic Rock
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The Purple Gang - The Purple Gang Strikes! mp3 flac

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The Purple Gang are a British rock band active intermittently since the 1960s. Although they were associated with the London psychedelic scene, they originated in Stockport, then in Cheshire, as The Young Contemporaries jugband. The band adopted the name, The Purple Gang, when they changed their image to the well-dressed, clean-cut "gangster" style in the 1960s.

The Purple Gang were more '60s jug band revivalists than they were anything else, but they have sometimes been lumped into the psychedelic scene due to the company they kept. Formed in Stockport Art College in England in the mid-'60s, they found a deal with the British folk label Transatlantic, who referred them to producer Joe Boyd. This setback contributed to the Purple Gang breaking up after just a couple of singles and one album (which included those singles), Strikes. Actually, much of the LP was standard good-time jug band music, rather reserved even by the standards of '60s jug band revivalism, though it was entirely comprised of original compositions. The only psychedelic thing about the Purple Gang was their milieu. They found their largest audience, for whatever reason, in the underground rock crowd, including the one at the UFO, where the "Granny Takes a Trip" single would often be played.

PURPLE GANG - The Purple Gang Strikes (1968) - 06. Granny Takes a Trip 2:39. Ralph McTell - Granny Takes A Trip (1968 UK Folk) 2:44. PURPLE GANG - The Purple Gang Strikes (1968) - 04. The Wizard 3:53. Purple Gang (1968 - The Purple Gang Strikes) - 14. Brown Shoes (Unreleased Bonustrack) 4:43. PURPLE GANG - The Purple Gang Strikes (1968) - 02. Bootleg Whisky 3:19. The Purple Gang - Kiss Me Goodnight Sally Green 2:36. The Purple Gang - The King Comes Riding 4:49. Purple Gang - Rising Sun 2:32. Purple Gang - Madam Judge (Unreleased Bonustrack) 4:15. Purple Gang - Mr. Aldred Jones 2:58. Purple Gang - Freightliner 2:51. Purple Gang - Overseas Stomp 2:16. Purple Gang - The Sheik 3:12. По всем вопросам обращайтесь на круглосуточную, многоканальную электропочту mixmuzx.

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The Purple Gang's sole record is an oddity, not comfortably fitting into any of the scenes - folk, folk-rock, psychedelia - with which some historians have associated it. Actually, it's moderately engaging, moderately modernized jug band music, quite mild even compared to the better revivalists of the style in the 1960s, like Jim Kweskin or Dr. West's Medicine Show & Junk Band

The story of the infamous Purple Gang, a ring of bootleggers, hijackers and killers in 1920s' Detroit. Genres: Crime, Drama. Actor: Barry Sullivan, Robert Blake, Elaine Edwards, Marc Cavell. Director: Frank McDonald. Country: USA. Movie: The Purple Gang. Production Co: Duration: 85 min.

Tracklist

A1 Granny Takes A Trip
A2 Overseas Stomp
A3 Freightliner
A4 The Sheik
A5 Rising Sun
A6 Kiss Me Goodnight Sally Green
B1 Auntie Monica
B2 Bootleg Whisky
B3 Viola Lee Blues
B4 The Wizard
B5 Mr. Aldred Jones

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TRA 174 The Purple Gang Strikes ‎(LP, Album) Transatlantic Records TRA 174 UK 1968
RAZ 22 The Purple Gang Granny Takes A Trip ‎(LP, Album, RE) Razor Records RAZ 22 UK 1986
GET 600 The Purple Gang Strikes! ‎(LP, RE) Get Back GET 600 Italy 1999
TECD371 The Purple Gang Strikes ‎(CD, Album, RE, 50t) Talking Elephant TECD371 UK 2017
ESM CD 636 The Purple Gang The Purple Gang Strikes ‎(CD, Album, RE) Essential ESM CD 636 UK 1998