Remastered Release 2017 - NEW !!! 2CD Digipak (foc) - Remaster by: Bill Inglot;
US band The CROSSFIRES which was active from 1963 to 1965, got forced to change name to The TURTLES,
when signed to WHITE WHALE Records by autumn 1965.
WHITE WHALE was distributed in the UK by LONDON and in Germany on POLYDOR.
With the 1st single release, a cover by Bob Dylan : IT AINT ME BABY they went straight into the US top 10.
With HAPPY TOGETHER they started to get international successful in the beginning of 1967.
After 6 LPs, TURTLE SOUP produced by RAY DAVIES of the KINKS fame, they split by end of 1969.
KAYLAN & VOLMAN joined ZAPPAs MOTHERs for 4 LPs, recording a first album as Duo in 1972 named
The PHLORESCENT LEECH & EDDIE but changed name to FLO & EDDIE in 1973.
They also did recordings in the UK with T.REX on Electric Warrior.
Style: Folk-Beat ; Popsike
Crossfires ; Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention ; T.Rex ; Ray Davies - Kinks ; Sentinels ; The Hook ;
Leaves ; Spanky & Our Gang ; Love ; Aynsley Dunbar ; Jefferson Starship ; Jim Pons ; Flo & Eddie ;
Howard Kaylan (= H.Kaplan) - vocals, sax; Mark Volman - vocals, sax;
Al Nichol - guitar, piano; Jim Tucker (-6-67) - guitar;
Chuck Portz (65), Chip Douglas (66), Jim Pons (67-69) - bass;
Don Murray, John Barbata (66-68), John Seiter (69) - drums;
Producer: Ray Davies (The Kinks) ;
Disc One all songs by The Turtles
TURTLESOUP (1969) :
House on the Hill
She always leaves me laughing
How you love me
Torn between Temptations
Love in the City
John & Julie
Hot little Hands
Somewhere Friday Night
Dance this Dance
You dont have to walk in the Rain
BONUS - TRACKS:
Like it or not
There you sit lonely
Can I go on
You want to be a Woman
If we only had the Time
Dance this Dance with me (Demo)
Come Over (Demo)
How you love me (Demo)
Strange Girl (Demo)
Marmendy Hill (Demo)
Turtle Soup Radio Spot