FRED, JOHN & HIS PLAYBOY BAND

JUDY IN DISGUISE WITH GLASSES (LIBERATION HALL)

FRED, JOHN & HIS PLAYBOY BAND - JUDY IN DISGUISE WITH GLASSES 157088
Format:
1 LP
Release:
24.03.2023
Label:
LIBERATION HALL
Kat.-Nr.:
157088
Barcode:
0089353500924
John Fred was a resident garage band leader in New Orleans throughout the 1960s and had a #1 bubblegum pop rock single.

PURPLE VINYL. A native of Louisiana, John Fred was born in Baton Rogue and was a resident garage band leader in New Orleans throughout the 1960s.

He and his Playboy Band are most well-known for his 1968 number 1 bubblegum pop rock single, "Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)." The band recorded 4 albums for Paula Records during the late '60s.

None of the albums have ever been re-released. The album that's named after the hit single is an underground psychedelic bubblegum pop album that is highly sought out after record collectors all over.

None of their albums have ever been re-released on vinyl. This former RSD 2022 release is pressed on Psychedelic Purple vinyl! This is the first time the vinyl has been re-issued since the original release Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) hit #1 in January, 1968 (knocking The Beatles "Hello, Goodbye" out of the top spot.

The song was a parodic play on the Beatles "Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds" It's not a masterpiece but there are touches of true psychedelic weirdness dropped into each bubblegum pop tune, like the backwards tracked sounds on 'No Letter Today,' the acid rock guitar solo on 'Little Dum Dum' and the adorably wonky raga influence on 'Lonely Are The Lonely.' Not the most essential release for RSD but a worthwhile pickup for students of '60s pop.

_Robert Ham, Paste
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. JUDY IN DISGUISE (IN GLASSES)
  • 1.2. AGNES ENGLISH
  • 1.3. OUT OF LEFT FIELD
  • 1.4. SHE SHOT A HOLE IN MY SOUL
  • 1.5. HEY, HEY BUNNY
  • 1.6. NO LETTER TODAY
  • 1.7. LITTLE DUM DUM
  • 1.8. TISSUE PAPER
  • 1.9. LONELY ARE THE LONELY
  • 1.10. WE PLAYED GAMES
  • 1.11. UP AND DOWN
  • 1.12. OFF THE WALL