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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | INTERMISSION

The first 50 of The Electric Bible‘s 500 essential albums, listed in chronological order: ELVIS PRESLEY “MYSTERY TRAIN” (1954-55)HOWLIN’ WOLF “EVIL” (1954-60)BO DIDDLEY “I’M BAD” (1955-57)CHUCK BERRY “ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC” (1955-57)VARIOUS “SUNGLASSES AFTER DARK” (1955-59)ORNETTE COLEMAN “FREE JAZZ” (1960)VARIOUS “SURF BEAT” (1962-63)VARIOUS “NUGGETS” (1963-68)ALBERT AYLER “HOLY GHOSTS” (1964)THE SHANGRI-LAS “L.U.V.” (1964-66)VARIOUS “NUGGETS : UK” (1964-69)JOHN COLTRANE “OM” (1965)BOB DYLAN “BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME”…

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Rock Brut

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 050

HALO OF GOLD ALEXANDER “SKIP” SPENCE (1968) A1: LITTLE HANDS (3:45); A2: DIANA (3:33); A3: WAR IN PEACE (4:05); A4: ALL COME TO MEET HER (2:04); A5: BOOKS OF MOSES (2:42). B1: FURRY HEROINE (HALO OF GOLD) (3:36); B2: GREY/AFRO/THIS TIME HE HAS COME (14:21). CATEGORY: ROCK BRUT | DURATION: 35 MINUTES After a 6-month incarceration in mental hospital following…

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Psych-Rock

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 049

OUTRAGEOUS KIM FOWLEY (1968) A1: ANIMAL MAN (2:37); A2: WILDFIRE (4:00); A3: HIDE AND SEEK (2:07); A4: CHINESE WATER TORTURE (0:43); A5: NIGHTRIDER (2:16); A6: BUBBLE GUM (2:45). B1: INNER SPACE DISCOVERY (4:05); B2: BAREFOOT COUNTRY BOY (2:00); B3a: UP (4:05); B3b: CAUGHT IN THE…

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Drone

THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 047

PURPLE STROBE ECSTASY TERRY RILEY (1968) A1: POPPY NOGOOD AND THE PHANTOM BAND : ALL NIGHT FLIGHT (39:48). CATEGORY: ELECTRONIC | DURATION: 40 MINUTES Recorded live in 1968 at an event entitled Purple Modal Strobe Ecstasy with the Daughters of Destruction All Night Flight, “Poppy Nogood And The Phantom Band” is…

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