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Beth Sorrentino – I’m Not Living Here

Listen! a new preview track for the forthcoming Beth Sorrentino‘s “would you like to go – a Curt Boettcher Songbook,” a collection of songs associated with the king of “Sunshine Pop” Curt Boettcher (1944-1987), along with another track ‘I’m Not Living Here’ from the album.
Further information, HERE.

Album Sequence:
01 Would You Like To Go (Boettcher/Alexander)
02 I Just Want To Be Your Friend (Boettcher)
03 The Island (Boettcher)
04 I’m Not Living Here (Boettcher)
05 You Know I’ve Found A Way (Boettcher/Mallory)
06 Baby, Please Don’t Go (trad. arr. Boettcher)
07 Another Time (Boettcher)
08 Along Comes Mary (Almer; Boettcher co-writer credit disputed)
09 Prelude (Rhodes/Edgar)
10 The Know-It-All (Boettcher)
11 There Is Nothing More To Say (Boettcher/Fennelly/Mallory)
12 Wearing Levis (bonus track) (Boettcher)

All songs originally recorded by The Millennium, The Ballroom, Sagittarius and/or Curt Boettcher (demos), 1966-1969.
Producer: Sean Slade / Executive Producer: Irwin Chusid / Recorded with Jeremy Moses Curtis, Benny Grotto, Irwin Chusid.

LISTEN :: “Curt Boettcher – The King of Sunshine Pop” on Trilogy Rock Radio

Illustration by Ginnie Hofmann, Mademoiselle, July 1955


Suddenly, Tammy! – Lamp
a song from their self-titled full-length debut (spinART/1993)
In the early 1990s, Beth Sorrentino formed the music trio, Suddenly, Tammy! with her brother Jay (drums), and high school friend Ken Heitmueller (bass).

Astro Age Steel Orchestra – Little Girl Lost-And-Found
taken from Astro Age Steel Orchestra “Happy Living” (Sony/1994), produced by Yann Tomita for Audio Science Laboratory.

“A Hurried Life” (2006) is a collection of previously unreleased demos, home recordings, and lost songs circa 1965-1970 from Ruthann Friedman‘s personal archive, available from Water records along with the re-mastered / re-issued her 1969 Warner Reprise album “Constant Companion.” “A Hurried Life” includes the original version of ‘Windy’ and ‘Little Girl Lost And Found.’

The Garden Club – Little Girl Lost And Found (A&M/1967)
“The Garden Club was a one single studio group comprised of Ruthann Friedman and Tom Shipley.  At the time of this recording Tom was on the verge of forming Brewer & Shipley, and Ruthann was just about to write ‘Windy’ for The Association. …….. We recorded a song, “Little Girl Lost and Found” written by the guy [Tandyn Almer] who wrote ‘Along Comes Mary.’  The song was released under the group name The Garden Club. ………. In 2006 ‘Little Girl Lost And Found’ was unearthed and included on a CD collection of rare Ruthann Friedman recordings, A Hurried Life.”
(via brewerandshipley.com)

Peter And The Wolves – Little Girl Lost And Found
UK 7″ single (MGM/1967)

And ….
Sundazed has announced that Tandyn Almer’s compilation “Along Comes Tandyn” arrives this Fall!