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Both this album and its predecessor, Gloria , were released in and are considered to be seminal garage band albums. What makes the record even more startling is that every one of these tracks, however far afield they go from one another, works. The album was recorded as a quick follow-up to the Shadows of Night 10 debut release Gloria.
By the time of this recording, Warren Rogers and Joe Kelley had traded instruments and David Wolinski had been added on keyboards. As with their first album, production was credited as "Produced for Dunwich Records" instead of crediting a specific producer. He would join the band to sing "Gloria" as the band's encore. Commencing as of the s, the Shadows of Knight enjoyed a resurgence in public interest, in significant part due to the release of their first two albums, in remastered form, by Sundazed Records.
This was an unreleased performance recorded live in Rockford, Il , in As one reviewer noted in relation to the album, "If you subscribe to the theory that the '60s actually survived a couple of years into the s, then this is a prime slice of s garage punk.
As noted by Richie Unterberger, "This is one of the very few live garage band tapes from the mid-'60s of relatively decent sound quality considering the standards of the era. The song selection of this set should also please fans of one of the most famed '60s garage bands, captured here at a club in their home turf of Chicago in December Unterberger had mixed feelings about this collection, particularly in view of the absence of "I Just Want to Make Love to You".
This performance was subsequently televised on VH-1 Classic. The music on A Knight to Remember , which contains a reworked version of "Gloria", has been compared to that of The Sonics.
As of , Sohns still carries on the legacy of the Shadows of Knight and performs many shows annually. Joe Kelley born Joseph J. Kelley in in Chicago died on September 1, , after a brief battle with lung cancer.
He was On August 20, , the surviving members of the original lineup of The Shadows of Knight reunited and performed in concert for the first time in 49 years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Shadows of Knight. The band in Bottom from left: Jim Sohns and Tom Schiffour. Retrieved
Home Alive In '65! The band signed with Dunwich shortly thereafter and recorded "Gloria" as a first effort. By mid, the only original member of the Shadows of Knight Album) was vocalist Jim Sohns, who, through simple default, inherited the band's name and legacy. Gloria The band in Take A Ride We've taken the English version of the blues and re-added a Chicago touch. The lineup shifted again in when Jerry McGeorge took over on rhythm guitar after Gotsch joined the military, Album), and by this time the band had learned that there was already a very successful British group known as the The Shadows Of Knight - Gloria (Vinyl they changed the name to the Shadows of Knight, in part because Prospect's athletic teams were known as the Knights. My Goodness, Yes!
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