Hysterically and historically important cache of home demos from pre-Afrika Korp foot soldiers!
"A forty-three-song collection of material from this band that would
eventually mutate into the AFRIKA KORPS. “O. REX was a living-room band
from Brooklyn, New York. Formed in 1973 by brothers SOLOMON and JAY
GRUBERGER, they were shortly joined by future GIZMOS founder KEN
HIGHLAND. Ken would bus down to NYC from his home in Brockport, New York
to record with the Grubergers on Solomon’s cheap reel-to-reel tape
recorders. Their output was prolific, although mostly cover versions of
Alice Cooper, Grand Funk, Allman Brothers, Mountain, Black Sabbath, ‘60s
garage bands, etc. Fortunately they also wrote original songs, and
we’ve dug up a big bag full of primitive gems for ya. Proto-ounk, lo-fi,
all that stuff—but deep down a sense of songwriting and rock’n’roll
that’s often brilliant even as it seems very stupid! Hey, they were
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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 17 December, 2010.