2-3-10 Strawberry Alarm Clock
7" BAREFOOT IN
1967? 2 TRKS no pic sleeve
7" GIRL FROM THE CITY / THREE UNI
1971 2 TRKS no pic sleeve
7" INCENSE & PEPPERMINTS UNI
1967 2 TRKS no pic sleeve
CD INCENSE & PEPPERMINTS MCA
1990 10 TRKS 60's recordings
CD STRAWBERRIES MEAN LOVE BIG BEAT
1986 21 TRKS (8 x bonus tracks) (60's recordings) (’91 issue)
7" TOMORROW / BIRDS IN MY TREE UNI
1968 2 TRKS no pic sleeve
Easy to dismiss the Strawberry Alarm Clock as a one-hit-wonder, with “Incense and Peppermints”, but I do like them as a band. Trainspotters note: “Incense and Peppermints” only exists in mono, folks – doesn’t matter if it’s on a 7”, LP or CD – it’s mono or nothin’ at all! And it’s still a great single, 40+ years later…
Several years ago, I found some SAC singles that were not “Incense and Peppermints”: “Girl From The City” and “Tomorrow” (which would’ve been a great follow-up to “I&P”, but I didn’t hear it until 2007 or so). I even have an easy listening orchestra version of “Tomorrow”, believe it or not!
There are 4 x proper SAC LP’s, all of which have been re-issued on CD by Collector’s Choice. I recently found the
For years, I read that the SAC were from
So get yourself some hippie thrills and chill to the non-hit tunes of the Strawberry Alarm Clock on a CD today (oh, and have a nice clean mono listen to “Incense and Peppermints”).
p.s. Happy Joe Meek Day!