Strange Roads – The Action’s Rolled Gold

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 20:28 | Category : 1967, Podcasts
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As the world marvels at the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper, it’s time to shine a light on George Martin’s other protégés, The Action. Their legendary ‘Rolled Gold’ demo material recorded in late 1967 and early 1968 has been lovingly dusted off and remoulded for 2017 by US group Sidewalk Society on ‘Strange Roads: The Songs of Rolled Gold’.

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  1. Sidewalk Society – Strange Roads (Strange Roads: the songs of Rolled Gold, Fruits de Mer, 2017)
  2. The Action – Shadows And Reflections (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1967)
  3. The Action – Since I Lost My Baby (Single B-side to Baby You’ve Got It, Parlophone, 1966)
  4. The Action ‎- India (BBC Radio’s Saturday Club 1967) (Uptight And Outasight, Circle Records, 2004)
  5. The Action – Love Is All (Rolled Gold, Reaction, 2002 rec 1967 – 68)
  6. Sidewalk Society – Really Doesn’t Matter (Strange Roads: the songs of Rolled Gold, Fruits de Mer, 2017)
  7. The Action – Icarus (Rolled Gold, Reaction, 2002 rec 1967 – 68)
  8. Sidewalk Society – Brain (Strange Roads: the songs of Rolled Gold, Fruits de Mer, 2017)
  9. Reg King – In My Dreams (Reg King, United Artists, 1971)
  10. The Action / Mighty Baby – My Favourite Day (Action Speak Louder Than…, Dojo, 1985 rec 1968)
  11. The Action / Mighty Baby – A Saying For Today (Action Speak Louder Than…, Dojo, 1985 rec 1968)
  12. Mighty Baby ‎– Egyptian Tomb (Mighty Baby, Head, 1969)
  13. Mighty Baby ‎– At A Point Between Fate And Destiny (Mighty Baby, Head, 1969)
  14. Sidewalk Society – Things You Cannot See (Strange Roads: the songs of Rolled Gold, Fruits de Mer, 2017)
  15. The Action – Little Boy (Rolled Gold, Reaction, 2002 rec 1967 – 68)

Take a trip to Rolled Gold with The Action’s Roger Powell, Ian Whiteman plus Sidewalk Society.

More information available at:

The Action – Rolled Gold – Reaction Records

Sidewalk Society’s Strange Road – Fruit de Mer

The Action – In The Lap Of The Mods (book)

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