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The Mickey Finn lived the life. They may not have notched up any hit records, but their sixties adventures took them from the East End of London to trendy clubs in the South of France and the Bahamas. Along the way they left behind a tidy pile of sought-after 45s, one - "Garden of My Mind" - a freakbeat monolith revered as one of the era's best.
This collection of their work is an impressive tribute to their maverick, hedonistic spirit, comprising all their released recordings plus some - unissued at the time - 1966 tracks that have never been available on vinyl before. It includes a couple of Shel Talmy productions and Jimmy Page features over a repertoire that combined hip bluebeat arrangements of blues classics, solid soul numbers and punk R&B originals. Over 50 years after their break-up, their brilliant 1964-1967 recordings, collected here on vinyl for the first time, are still generating heat and moving feet.