Friday, August 17, 2018

The Rebels - Twist, Hully-Gully & Surfin' (1965 British Guiana)



Rare LP - printed in Brazil (only).
Tracklist:
01. Walk Right In
02. I Want to Hold Your Hand
03. A World Without Love
04. Rebel's Surf
05. La Bamba
06. If I Had a Hammer
07. Let's Go
08. She Loves You
09. A Hard Day's Night
10. My Bonnie
11. About Noon
12. Mambo Jambo

Info:
King Dave or Dave Gordon (from group 'King Dave & The Rebels') was born in British Guiana on August 13, 1933. His baptismal name Neville Gordon; studied at the Free School Church of the England School and participated in the choir of the Anglican Church of Christ, both in the country where he was born. He won a freshman contest at age 19 and signed a one-year contract at Georgetown Radio. Later, the idea came up that the best singers from British Guiana formed a vocal ensemble: 'The Four Lords', who arrived in Brazil on tour in 1959. In 1963 group make LP 'King Dave & The Rebels" on Brazil label 'Cartaz'. The group disbanded after the performances in São Paulo and Rio with Brazilian musicians. 
The album "Twist, Hully Gully & Surfin '" was released in 1965 by the label 'Imperial' - the one that was sold by the door-to-door system in the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro by the entrepreneur André Midani. 'Imperial' was a budget label in Brazil, and it was common for the label to assemble studio musicians to put out records based on what was "hot" with the young crowd. 

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