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Nuggets: Psych Rock's Pimply Origins

David Dalton, Classic Rock, 4 September 2015

LOST TEEN civilisation uncovered! Garage band rock and its mutant spawn, psych rock, a pimply, snotty, inspired, glue-sniffing teen culture that flourished in the last half of the 1960s had – incredibly – vanished from human memory when in 1972 Lenny Kaye unearthed 27 tracks of punky gold accompanied by pithy liner notes in a two-record collection, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968.

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