John's Children

Legendary Orgasm Album

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The first readily available edition of Orgasm. The skimpy, vaguely Who-ish songs are nearly buried under the mountainous overdubs of hysterical teenage screams, making this a true artifact -- and nothing more -- of an era. The reissue includes excellent liner notes and four bonus tracks -- the fine psychedelic single "Smashed Blocked" and its decent follow-up, "Just What You Want -- Just What You'll Get," the B-side of which ("But You're Mine") is an unabashed ripoff of the Who's "I Can't Explain." Be warned that the version of "Strange Affair" (the B-side of "Smashed Blocked") included here has, for some inexplicable reason, been presented backwards!

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