AAT #015 (05-15-09): Music of the Stratosphears

Our 15th AAT was originally webcast on the 15th of May. In April, 2009, via his Ape House label, Andy Partridge re-released deluxe editions of 25 O’Clock and Psonic Psunspot. The deluxe editions feature extra tracks and copious liner notes. Those interested in the influences and inspirations of the fantastic music on those records will be especially pleased with the liner notes. What we’re saying is, go to your local record shop (while it still exists) and buy the CD’s! You’ll be glad you did.

And once you’ve listened to the CD’s, you’ll naturally want to hear the great music that inspired the Dukes in their youth. Next thing you know, you’re down the rabbit hole of 60’s psychedelia. And it sounds like The Music of the Stratosphears.

My Love Explodes – The Dukes of Stratosphear
For Your Love (scratched vinyl version) – The Yardbirds
Biff Bang Pow! – The Creation
Who Are the Brain Police? – Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention
(Blues Theme – Davie Allen and the Arrows)
Leave Jackie Alone – The Dukes of Stratosphear
Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl? – The Barbarians
Humanoid Boogie – The Bonzo Dog Band
Lazy Sunday – The Small Faces
What in the World? – The Dukes of Stratosphear
Get Me to the World on Time – The Electric Prunes
Astronomy Domine – Pink Floyd
Go Fuck Yourself with Your Atom Bomb – Tuli Kupferberg
Granny Takes a Trip – The Purple Gang
You’re a Good Man, Albert Brown – The Dukes of Stratosphear
Isn’t It Strange? – Sparrow
Collideascope – The Dukes of Stratosphear
(El bueno, el mal e el feo – Romanceros)
25 O’Clock – The Dukes of Stratosphear
Eastern Music – The Mode
A Dream for Julie – Kaleidoscope
You’re Gonna Miss Me – The 13th Floor Elevators
Yes I Need Someone – The Eire Apparent
You’re My Drug – The Dukes of Stratosphear
I Can Hear the Grass Grow – The Move
Your Gold Dress (Demo) – The Dukes of Stratosphear
Shangri-La – The Kinks
He’s Our Dear Old Weatherman – Mark Wirtz
Vanishing Girl – The Dukes of Stratosphear
When My Mind is Not Live – The Status Quo

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