The Young Ones

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From North Carolina, the Young Ones were a typical-'60s American garage band, releasing a couple of singles in 1967. The first of these, "Too Much Lovin'," was a prototypical-sounding effort for the genre…
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From North Carolina, the Young Ones were a typical-'60s American garage band, releasing a couple of singles in 1967. The first of these, "Too Much Lovin'," was a prototypical-sounding effort for the genre along the lines of a raw Sir Douglas Quintet-meets-the Dave Clark Five (particularly in the screeching Farfisa organ), and was a regional hit in some parts of Southeastern North Carolina. They put out a second single in a similar energetic if generic style, but were forced to use the name Psychic Motion on the release due to a conflict over the billing with another band called the Young Ones in a different part of the country. Young Ones drummer Jimmy Sossamon later played in the Cykle, who made a psychedelic garage album in 1969. Both sides of the Young Ones/Psychic Motion singles were reissued on the Cykle CD compilation Cykle Featuring: the Young Ones, though all four of the tracks were credited to the Young Ones on this release.