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Album Review: Philippe DeBarge & The Pretty Things — Rock St. Trop

The Pretty Things never really broke through into the American Market. Despite some fine singles and albums, the British band formed by early Rolling Stones member Dick Taylor suffered a fate not unlike that of contemporaries like the Small Faces and the Kinks: their music didn’t get played on American radio stations. They didn’t mount

Album Review: The Pretty Things — S.F. Sorrow

The 1968 album S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things is an exemplar of a band, pushed to the wall, rising to the occasion and producing a classic. Prior to this, the Pretties were thought of as more-Stones-than-the-Stones, with their raw, r&b-based rock. S.F. Sorrow would change all that. The loose narrative is based on a