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Jungle Fever
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Swinging Beefeater
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Too Much In Love to Hear
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Pop Art Goes Mozart
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Stompin' Through the Rye

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One of the saddest stories in rock & roll history surrounds the Tornados, an instrumental group from Britain. Although there were other groups with the same name (see listing for their American surf-band counterparts), this batch of Tornados were the creation of British producer Joe Meek. Meek was England's first independent producer, being equal parts Thomas Edison, Phil Spector, and Ed Wood. An inveterate tinkerer, he designed his own compression units and microphone pre-amps,... Read more

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