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Why Did You Hurt Me - The Standells - Dirty Water (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. In , Big Beat released Dirty Water/Why Pick on Me, which contained two albums -- Dirty Water (, originally released on Tower) and Why Pick on Me (, also originally on Tower) -- by the Standells on one compact disc.
  2. The Standells’ key albums for the Tower label (Dirty Water, Why Pick On Me, and Try It) perfectly bottled a rebellious wave of sound sweeping across Mid’s teen clubs, radio playlists and record racks. Starting with the genre-defining, proto-punk smash “Dirty Water”, through a series of equally memorable underdog anthems (“Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear.
  3. The Standells’ amazing string of punkish, tough-guy anthems, like “Dirty Water” and “Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White”, define the legacy of mid-sixties garage rock like nothing else. With the success of these records came ’66 tours with the Rolling Stones and Beach Boys. From all reports, the Standells proved a superb live act. But for decades, their on-stage reputation.
  4. As Standells founding member Larry Tamblyn tells it, "It really was the Standells raw." The results include crushing classics like "Little Sally Tease," "Medication," and "Why Did You Hurt Me." MONO Edition, on RTI pressed vinyl! Also available on compact disc! Includes.
  5. Dirty Water, an Album by The Standells. Released in May on Tower (catalog no. ST; Vinyl LP). Genres: Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock. Featured peformers: Dick Dodd (drums, vocals, arranger), Gary Lane (aka_text {bass guitar} role_id aka_text, arranger), Tony Valentino (guitar, harmonica, arranger), Larry Tamblyn (vocals, organ, arranger), Ed Cobb (producer, arranger), Kearnie W.
  6. The Standells' key albums for the Tower label perfectly bottled a rebellious wave of sound sweeping across mid's teen clubs, radio playlists and record racks. Starting with the genre-defining, proto-punk smash "Dirty Water," through a series of equally memorable underdog anthems ("Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White," "Why Pick on Me") and obscenities (the banned "Try It"), the Standells.
  7. Along with Why Pick on Me, this was the group's strongest album, although you're always better off with a greatest hits collection."There Is a Storm Comin'" and "Pride and Devotion" are a couple of strong numbers that don't make it onto compilations, and "Rari, " the moody B-side of "Dirty Water, " tis one of their best little-known tracks.
  8. Dirty Water - The Standells - gram Vinyl - "Dirty Water" is a song by the American rock band the Standells, written by their producer Ed Cobb. The song is a mock paean to the city of Boston, Massachusetts and it's then-famously polluted Boston Harbor and Charles River.

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