You’d think that San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury scene would have been, like, totally happening during the Summer of Love. That’s what rock lore would have you believe, anyway. Not according to The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir.
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First up is an ultra-rare garage-punk single on the Sabra label, dating from 1966, by Los Angeles-based singer John English (who also sang with The Preachers). “One of the rarest garage 45s in existence,” says the seller — a claim backed up by the fact that a VG++ copy of this single sold for $7,600 on eBay in 2005. The single’s profile was no doubt boosted by the appearance of “I Need You Near” on Boulders Vol. 7.