7/17/08

Sinfully Underplayed #1: Marmalade

Above: Before they were Marmalade, they were the Gaylords (!)


Don't let this early goofy photo fool you. Jimi Hendrix said "I See the Rain" by Marmalade was the best song of 1967 - and if that's not a recommendation, then I don't know what is. They were the first Scottish group to top the UK charts, and would later release the hit "Reflections of My Life" in 1969.
The video is for their song "Rainbow" - not one of their greatest songs, but a really bad video worthy of a look.



During the late 60's and 70's, there was such a massive outpouring of new and brilliant music, that sadly many bands got lost in the shuffle. Some were popular for a brief moment, but for one reason or another, are lucky to be a footnote in the history of music. I hope that I can bring forward a few bands that deserve a second look.

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