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The Dream Syndicate - 50 In A 25 Zonedotdotdot
artworkThe Dream Syndicate were mostly a very edgy modern rock power garage outfit that produced some very strong material for well distributed labels. Among their rarer releases is this 12" which includes a marvelous cover of The Lonely Bull.
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Surf (Instrumental)

This is among the best covers of Lonely Boy aka Lonely Bull, made famous by Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass on their first outing. This is slow, silky, sensual, sinewy, and gorgeous. Like mercury, it's shiny and liquid, flowing easily from verse to verse, sliding across note barriers. Even the chorus "oo's and ah's" are fittingly beautiful. Incredible track.