Various Artists

California Acid Folk

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Pretty interesting unauthorized double album of '60s California psychedelic rarities: one LP side each for a Byrds 1967 Swedish radio broadcast (in perfect sound), Kaleidoscope live at the 1967 Berkeley folk festival (although the fidelity is subpar), and unreleased light harmony psych demos from Country Weather. The fourth side is an assortment of rarities from the International Submarine Band, Mystery Trend, Dino Valente, and early sides by groups that featured Lowell George, Arthur Lee, and Bob Mosley before any of those musicians had become famous in bigger acts. A good deal of this, however, has now surfaced on official CD reissues.