Pebbles, Volume 14

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Pebbles, Volume 14
Compilation album
Released 1984
Recorded Mid-1960s
Genre Garage rock, psychedelic rock
Label AIP
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Pebbles, Volume 14 is a compilation album among the LP's in the Pebbles series.

Release data[edit]

This album was released by AIP Records (as #AIP-10016) in 1984 and was kept in print for many years.

Notes on the tracks[edit]

The two opening songs are among the many garage rock records that could have been national hits[original research?]; the former was pulled from the market because of the supposed drug references in the lyrics, while the latter suffers from less than optimal production. A retrospective album of Sonny Flaharty and the Mark V recordings from 1963 to 1967 was released on Dionysus Records in 2000, showing a slightly different spelling than is given on this album. Several rare cover songs are included in this volume, including a version of Pink Floyd's "See Emily Play" by the Canadian band Three To One. Dozens of versions exist of two of the songs, Bo Diddley's "I'm a Man" and Billy Roberts' "Hey Joe". The artist on the latter song, The Golden Cups, is among a small number of Japanese bands that have tracks represented in the Pebbles series. The closing track appears to have been recorded in a make-your-own-record booth by a teenage girl and her friends "under the influence".

Track listing[edit]

Side 1:

  1. Sonny Flaherty & Mark V: "Hey Conductor" (Sonny Flaherty)
  2. Baker Street Irregulars: "I'm a Man" (Elias B. McDaniel)
  3. Dee & Tee: "Something's Comin'" (S. M. Chazen) – rel. 1966
  4. The Customs Five: "Let's Go in '69" (S. Carter)
  5. Trans-Atlantic Subway: "Servant of the People" (Hesse/Byrne)
  6. The Golden Cups: "Hey Joe" (B. Moses)

Side 2:

  1. The Yo Yo's: "Crack in My Wall" (Shane/Elliott/Flickstein/Aaron)
  2. The Trespassers: "Living Memories" (Hartsack)
  3. The Luv Bandits: "Mizzer-Bahd" (Allen/Hannah) – rel. 1967
  4. The Morning Dew: "No More" (Robinson/Slizar/Anderson/Honeymoon) – rel. 1966
  5. The Group Image: "Hiya" (The Group Image) – rel. 1968
  6. Three to One: "See Emily Play" (Syd Barrett)
  7. [Bonus Track]