Focal Point

Monday, 29 August 2011, 13:43 | Category : Focal Point
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In early 1968 Focal Point were one of the hottest prospects in British rock. They were the first act signed to Apple Publishing, named by Brian Epstein and praised by the Beatles.

The Strange Brew goes to Liverpool where Dave Slater and Tim Wells from the band introduce key tracks from or linked to their career.

  1. Focal Point – Sycamore Sid (Single B-side to Love You Forever, Deram, 1968)
  2. The Masterminds – Taken My Love (Single B-side to She Belongs to Me, Immediate, 1965)
  3. The Beatles – Paperback Writer (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1966)
  4. Focal Point – Miss Sinclair (First Bite of the Apple, Kissing Spell, 2005 rec (1967 demo)
  5. The Four Pennies – Juliet (Single A-side, Phillips, 1964)
  6. Pete Best Combo – The Way I Feel About You (Single A-side, Mr. Maestro Records (US), 1965)
  7. Focal Point – Girl On The Corner (First Bite of the Apple, Kissing Spell, 2005 rec 1968)
  8. Grapefruit – Elevator (Single A-side, RCA Victor, 1968)
  9. Jackie Lomax – Little Yellow Pills (Is This What You Want?, Apple, 1969)
  10. Focal Point – Far Away From Forever (First Bite of the Apple, Kissing Spell, 2005 rec 1968)
  11. The Beatles – Martha My Dear (The Beatles, Apple, 1968)
  12. Wings – Let Em In (Single A-side, Parlophone/EMI, 1976)
  13. Eddie Cave & The Fyx – It’s Almost Good (Single A-side, Pye 1966)
  14. Focal Point – Love Is Everything I Need (Liverpool, You’re In My Soul, Kissing Spell, 2007 rec early 70s)
  15. Focal Point – Liverpool, You’re In My Soul (Liverpool, You’re In My Soul, Kissing Spell, 2007)

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