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Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks
The Charlatans
 

The Shadow Knows¹ / 32-20 Blues¹
Leiber-Stoller (2:13) / Johnson (2:45)
Kama Sutra 779, 10/66

Original A-side was to be Codine, but Kama Sutra refused and The Shadow Knows was substituted
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George Hunter-autoharp, tambourine, vocals
Mike Wilhelm-guitar, vocals
Mike Ferguson-piano
Richard Olsen-bass, vocals
Dan Hicks-drums
 

The Charlatans recorded an album, but after fights with Kama Sutra, it was shelved. These early recordings were finally released in 1996. There's an Easter Egg page with more info (hint: they started the Psychedelic Era in the summer of 1965).
The two creative leaders (Hunter & Hicks) departed and the band tried to carry on, finally releasing an album in mid 69.
 
Dan Hicks forms Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks (look down)
High Coin / When I Go Sailin' By
Parks (3:03) / Olsen (2:44)
Philips 40610779, 5/69

 

The Charlatans
Philips PHS 600-309
6/69
Back Cover

Side One
High Coin Parks 3:07
Easy When I'm Dead DeVore 2:38
Ain't Got The Time Wilhelm 2:47
Folsom Prison Blues Cash 2:47
The Blues Ain't Nothin' Wilhelm 4:44
Time To Get Straight DeVore 3:53
Side Two
When I Go Sailin' By Olsen 2:46
Doubtful Waltz DeVore 3:24
Wabash Cannonball Carter 4:04
Alabama Bound Trad 6:53
When The Movies Are Over DeVore 3:04
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Mike Wilhelm-guitar, vocals
Darrel De Vore-keyboards, bass, vocals
Richard Olsen-woodwind, bass, vocals
Terry Wilson-drums, percussion
Produced by: The Charlatans & Dan Healy

 

How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away / Canned Music³
Hicks (2:38) / Hicks (2:59)
Epic 5-10511, 8/69

 

Original Recordings
Epic BN-26464
9/69
Back Cover

Side One
Canned Music Hicks 4:02
How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away? Hicks 2:38
I Scare Myself Hicks 5:20
Shorty Takes A Dive Hicks 3:10
Evenin' Breeze Hicks 3:55
Side Two
Waitin' For The "103" Hicks 3:43
Shorty Falls In Love Hicks 3:23
Milk Shakin' Mama Hicks 4:08
Slow Movin' Hicks 3:05
It's Bad Grammar, Baby Hicks 2:20
Jukies' Ball Hicks 4:38
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Dan Hicks-vocal, rhythm guitar, harmonica, drums
Jon Weber-guitar
Sid Page-violin
Jaime Leopold-bull fiddle
Sherry Snow-vocals
Christina Gancher-celeste, piano, vocals
Produced by: Bob Johnston

 


Where's The Money?
Blue Thumb BTS-29
9/71 BB
Fold up top flap


Look! There's Sid's face! Credits are under the flap.
 
Fold open cover


Circle the differences between pictures—win prixe.
 
Inside Cover


Lyrics are written out as paragraphs (left fold).
 
Back Cover

 
Cool Inner Sleeves, too


 
Inner Sleeve Back


Side One
I Feel Like Singing Hicks 3:05
Coast To Coast Hicks 2:45
News From Up The Street Hicks 4:57
Where's The Money? Hicks 3:00
Caught In The Rain Hicks 3:11
Shorty Falls In Love Hicks 2:44
Side Two
By Hook Or By Crook Hicks 3:15
Reelin' Down Hicks 3:21
The Buzzard Was Their Friend Hicks 3:05
Traffic Jam Hicks 3:29
Is This My Happy Home? Hicks 3:53
Dig A Little Deeper Hicks 2:21
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Dan Hicks-guitar, harmonica, vocals
Sid Page-mandolin, violin
Jaime Leopold-double bass
Naomi Ruth Eisenberg-violin, percussion, vocals
Maryann Price-percussion, vocals
Produced by: Tommy LiPuma

Note: Recorded live at The Troubadour, Hollywood, in February 1971
 


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