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Dirty Water
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Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White [Mono Version]
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Hey Joe, Where You Gonna Go
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Riot On Sunset Strip
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My Little Red Book

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    The Standells made number 11 in 1966 with "Dirty Water," an archetypal garage rock hit with its Stones-ish riff, lecherous vocal, and combination of raunchy guitar and organ. While they never again reached the Top 40, they cut a number of strong, similar tunes in the 1966-1967 era that have belatedly been recognized as '60s punk classics. "Garage rock" may not have been a really accurate term for them in the first place, as the production on their best material was full and polished, with some imaginative touches of period psychedelia and pop. The Los Angeles band was actual... Read more

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