Liverpool bird flies!
Fresh on the cuban heels of the Beatles' success came fellow (and non-fella) Liverpudlians. The Searchers and Gerry & the Pacemakers hit big, but others waxed singles and waned. Jeannie & the Big Guys did a solid take of the Shirelles' "Boys", no doubt reflipping the script on Ringo. Their B-side was this banging Beat number, which has all the catchiness and perfect clang one could want!
The mid-60's was the Jet Age turning into the Space Age. The youth took the promises of a gleaming future to heart and Modernism ruled art, music, fashion, and outlooks. Often these all overlapped. Op Art could be found on Jasper John's paintings, Keith Moon's chest, and in young women's closets. The same way that Op patterns confounded the eye, the youth intended to flip reality inside out and come up with something more. Something brash, futuristic, perplexing, and loud!
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