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Album Review

Recorded in Hollywood, with songwriting contributions from such top sessionmen of the day as Glen Campbell, Jim Seals, and Dash Crofts, this is, aside from the first-rate title track, an extremely generic mid-'60s set, with only one group original other than "Lies." The Knickerbockers never found an identity, alternating between frat rock, flaccid pop/rock, and strange Wall-of-Sound productions in which the producers apparently had visions of turning them into the Walker Brothers.

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Two-and-a-half Minute Treasures!

"Lies," rumored to have been the Beatles recording under an alias, was an instant hit! But this 1966 garage band was All American - hailing from Albany, New York. This is the Knick's classic second album, featuring the hits "Lies," "Just One Girl," and more! Includes the complete '66 LP from the original stereo masters, 3 rare mono bonus cuts, plus an unissued interview with Beau and John Charles!

Biography

Formed: 1962 in Bergenfield, NJ

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '60s, '70s

In the wake of the British Invasion, plenty of American bands wished they could make like the Beatles, at least in terms of record sales. But from a musical standpoint, no one sounded quite so much like the Fab Four as the Knickerbockers on their biggest hit, 1965's "Lies," which brilliantly captured the sound of the Beatles' early period with its enthusiastic harmonies and tough but melodic guitar lines. While the band never quite repeated the feat, for years pranksters passed "Lies" off as a rare...
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