Sunday, September 14, 2008

Fat Water - Fat Water (1969)

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1(A) FAT WATER (MGM SE 4660) 1969

1 Santa Anna Speed Queen / Amalynda Guinevere (MGM 14101) Dec 1969

1) From Chicago, a mix of psych and heavy rock, with good organ and guitars plus the powerful voice of their singer, who was probably influenced by Janis Joplin.
This outfit reportedly evolved out of The One Eyed Jacks from Champaign, Illinois.
(Stephane Rebeschini/Max Waller/Nick Kontogouris)

2) Fat Water hail from the west coast of America and fit very nicely into the dual male /female lead vocals of the late 60's and early '70s. The vocals are very much of the west coast San Francisco scene of that time and bring the Airplane's Grace Slick immediately to mind. Musically, the vocals are matched with acoustic guitars and swirling organ which gives a country rock feel that flows easily from full tilt boogie to slow blues. Fat Water, a band that should not be passed up, fits nicely into the canon of rare releases from Radioactive.
(Freak emporium)

1. I can be happy
2. Joshua
3. Amalynda Guinevere
4. Gimme your sweet
5. Guitar store song
6. Only for the moment
7. It' s not the same
8. Wayback
9. Waiting for Mary
10. Mistress de charmaign
11. Santa anna speed queen
12. Gotta get together

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