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In 1968, a band calling itself Strawberry SAC, featuring Greg Munford (who’d sung lead on Strawberry Alarm Clock‘s “Incense And Peppermints”) recorded twelve songs for a planned album on All-American. Two songs (“In Relation” and “Merry Go Round”) were pressed onto a rare promo DJ 7″, but the rest of the recordings were only released … Read more
Each of Strawberry Alarm Clock’s four studio albums were released as 8-track tapes, as were the compilations Best Of Strawberry Alarm Clock (1970) and Changes (1971). Also released on 8-track were the two movie soundtracks the band contributed to, Psych-Out and Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls.
Strawberry Alarm Clock is planning on releasing its first new recording in some time: a cover of the Seeds’ “Mr. Farmer” for a Sky Saxon tribute CD to be released in June 2010. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first new Strawberry Alarm Clock recording since 1995’s “Love Story”. The band began … Read more
A hard-to-find Strawberry Alarm Clock song from 1995, released on a World Jam CD to benefit world hunger.
The final Strawberry Alarm Clock release of their classic era was this song from the 1971 soundtrack to Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls.
Interesting album that MCA put out in 1969 to promote The Who on one side and Strawberry Alarm Clock on the other. It’s rare, but sometimes seen for sale, and is a great addition to a SAC vinyl collection.
A cheap-looking but well-chosen compilation album of Strawberry Alarm Clock classics made in the 1980s. Of interest to collectors and completists.
The original band’s final LP was this compilation of latter-day tracks and single-only songs.
Thee Sixpence released this song on an early 1967 b-side.
This latter-day Thee Sixpence song can also be considered a very early Strawberry Alarm Clock song.
Thee Sixpence’s version of “Hey Joe” is a de facto third Love cover they released before changing their name to Strawberry Alarm Clock.
A true lost psychedelic classic from Thee Sixpence, the band that became Strawberry Alarm Clock.
Thee Sixpence’s second cover of a song by fellow Californian punks Arthur Lee/Love.
Thee Sixpence released their own cover of this oft-recorded 1960s classic on an early 45.
Thee Sixpence’s cover of a song by Arthur Lee and Love.
The earliest Strawberry Alarm Clock-related song was “Long Days Care”, the first single by the band’s previous incarnation, Thee Sixpence.
One of the final releases from the original Strawberry Alarm Clock, this song was recorded for the movie Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls.
Only appearing on a 45 originally, this Strawberry Alarm Clock songs features singer Paul Marshall.
The a-side from a latter-day Strawberry Alarm Clock single, “Starting Out The Day” features singer Jim Pitman.