Music Recommendation: The Ventures — “Percolator”

BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC

Track: “Percolator”

Album: REELIN’ IN THE YEARS – THE SIX BEST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ALBUMS OF 1962

Artist: The Ventures

Artist Location: Tacoma, Washington

Record Company: Fidelity Masters

Record Company Location: UK

Info:

“The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band, formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington, by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle. The band, a quartet for most of its existence, helped to popularize the electric guitar in the United States and across the world during the 1960s. The group remains especially revered in Japan, where they tour regularly to this day.”

“Fidelity Masters is a record label devoted to highlighting and cataloguing the music that shaped the 20th century, expertly curated and lovingly presented for your listening pleasure. We are also the online home to the Famous Flames and Fingertips imprints.”

The Ventures have one album on Bandcamp: A-GO-Go. Price: $12.99 for 20 tracks. (Does not include “Percolator.”)

Kolin Zein, a fan, wrote about the Ventures,  “One of the most influential instrumental bands in the history. You just can’t really be bigger than these folks. 64 years active, beat this. Love the fact they put this compilation on Bandcamp and gladly supporting living legends. Glory to The Ventures!”

Price: £7.99 (GBP) for six albums. One album each by Bo Diddley, Dick Dale, Roy Orbison, The Shadows, The Tornedoes, and The Ventures. 73 tracks in total. Individual tracks can be purchased for £1 (GBP) each.

Genre: Rock ’n’ Roll. Surf.

Links:

REELIN’ IN THE YEARS – THE SIX BEST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ALBUMS OF 1962

https://fidelitymasters.bandcamp.com/album/reelin-in-the-years-the-six-best-rock-n-roll-albums-of-1962

Fidelity Masters on Bandcamp

https://fidelitymasters.bandcamp.com

The Ventures on Bandcamp

https://theventures.bandcamp.com

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