THE GRASS ROOTS - Anthology 1965-1975 (Disc 1 and Disc 2)

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1991 2 CD Rhino collection. Extremely rare and collectable now because folks are now realizing how important and great band they were, I'm guessing. Get these prices.

If you sell on Ebay or Amazon, just go for it - pick these two discs up and make some quick extra money. As I've mentioned many times before, it's just never been my thing w/ selling CDs there. But if you do, please go for it and enjoy your bounty and blessings!

Disc One is going for $142

Disc Two is going for $208

BOTH DISCS HERE? Less than half of what Disc 1 is!

You go, boy! :-D

The Grass Roots shared similarities with fellow West Coast studio concoctions the Monkees and Three Dog Night--including a run of pop-savvy chart hits. Initially the studio conceit of writing/producing team P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri, a duo who'd also scored hits by cloning everything from surf (the Fantastic Baggys) to folk-rock (Barry McGuire's "Eve of Destruction"), the Roots' evolution had strange origins, encompassing two hired, then renamed, bands. But it was the second (the former 13th Floor) that prospered, mirroring their mentors' rapidly diverging tastes, from Sloan's folkie-lite ("Where Were You When I Needed You," the reworked Italian pop hit "Let's Live for Today") to Barri's hook-heavy, Motown-inspired pop ("Midnight Confessions," "Sooner or Later," "Temptation Eyes"). This double-disc overview includes all their major hits and a well-chosen sampling of album cuts, most fueled by the familiar polished urgency of vocalist Rob Grill. Ironically, while Barri's career would gravitate toward bubblegum (including more hit-mongering with Tommy Roe and Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods), the Grass Roots' own hits would go on to influence a generation of new wavers taken by their well-honed craftsmanship and economy of purpose.