Keeping with the Summer theme; here's some more cool records, to help you beat the heat. None of them are rare, but they're all fun Summer type records, except for the Mental As Anything Single; but when I listen to that record, I can't help but think of sitting on a beach with a cool drink watching the waves come in, Enjoy!
Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias formed in Manchester, England in 1973. If you would like to learn more about them; I posted THIS record a while back.
El Mocambo Records 1980
1. Teenage Paradise
2. Heads Down No Nonsense Mindless Boogie
Washington D.C.'s The Slickee Boys are one of my favorite bands; you can't go wrong with any of their records. If you would like to know more about them; I posted THIS record, a while ago.
Dacoit Records 1983
1. When I Go To The Beach
2. Invisible People
Squeeze are a London outfit; that formed in 1974. They originally played under several names, most frequently "Captain Tundlow's Sky Company" or "Skyco", before selecting the band name "Squeeze" after The Velvet Underground's 1973 album. It looks as though they're still around in some form; If you want to read more about them; check THIS PAGE out.
A&M Records 1980
1. Pulling Mussels From A Shell
2. What The Butler Saw
As I'm sure you all know, The Dickies formed around Los Angeles, California, in 1977. I don't need to tell you how great these guys are. If you want to brush up on your Dickies history; HERE'S a good place to start.
A&M Records 1979
1. Nights In White Satin
The Barracudas formed in London, around 1978; they released many great records. I posted one of them HERE. If you would like to read up on them I found THIS PAGE. On a side note; Guitarist Robin Wills, has a great blog called, PUREPOP, its in my blogroll, but just in case you missed it.
EMI Records 1980
1. His Last Summer
2. Barracuda Waver
3. Surfers Are Back
Once again, I'm not going into allot of detail here. The Ramones formed in Queens N.Y.C. in 1974. Here's a PAGE, if you feel like reading.
Sire Records 1977
1. Rockaway Beach
2. Locket Love
Mental As Anything formed in Sydney, Australia in 1976. It looks as though, these guys are still around; check out THIS PAGE.
Virgin Records 1979
1. The Nips Are Getting Bigger
2. Instrumental As Anything
I think I've gotten the whole Summer theme thing out of my head now; maybe I'll post some more Summer records next year!