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Downliner Sect - All Night Worker - He Was A Square - Capitol - 1966 - 72337 Rare - Hard To Find
Downliners Sect were a British 1960s group with an R&B style similar to The Yardbirds or Rolling Stones, formed by rhythm guitarist/vocalist Mick O'Donnell with drummer when their group the Downliners disbanded after a disastrous French tour.
Arthur Evans, originally a drummer, joined the band and became bass guitarist/vocalist, whilst an earlier lead guitarist was replaced by (AKA ) from an Orpington band called The Hoods. O'Donnell and Evans decided to change their performing names to and respectively, although they retained their real names in writing/arranging credits.
The band's first studio recordings in 1963 were "Cadillac" & "Roll Over Beethoven", but were not released until much later. The first Downliners Sect release was a self-financed EP of 400 copies, titled "Nite In Gt. Newport Street" - recorded live in the street's club Studio 51, run by Vi Highland & Pat Mayhew, later to become the Club. It was here that the band met and took on as harmonica player.
They signed a deal with in 1964, recording "Baby What's Wrong" and the album "The Sect". Their EP had gained attention on Swedish pirate radio and a single, "Little Egypt", reached No 2 in the Swedish charts in April, 1965 - at the same time Sone was replaced by Pip Harvey. Harvey left before the band recorded the album "The Rock Sect's In" and a single "The Cost Of Living", after which Gibson & Sutton quit the band. One notable session musician & arranger in four of their albums was .
In 1967 Craine and Grant formed a new line-up and continued as . (Including Bob Taylor, , Kevin Flanagan, Barry Cooper). Craine & Cooper departed in 1967 and Grant took over the band to record Swedish releases on , back under the name Downliners Sect. After many lineup changes, the band continues to play together.
Condition is as shown in pics and described. Clean label on A Side - B Side.....plays well....Good.
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Poor = Vinyl shows surface wear and will have numerous crackles and pops Good = Plays well at general tracking but may have some label wear and minor noise upon playback Very Good = Nice appearance on both label and vinyl - plays extremely clean Excellent = Vinyl and Label show minimal wear (like new) and plays extremely clean
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