$139.98 + $3.99 shipping
In Stock. Sold by dmkrr

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $5.50 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 [Box set]

Nuggets (Series)Audio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

Price: $139.98
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 1 left in stock.
Ships from and sold by dmkrr.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Audio CD, 2012 $13.98  
Audio CD, Box set, 1998 $139.98  
Vinyl, 2012 $30.00  

Amazon's Nuggets (Series) Store

Visit Amazon's Nuggets (Series) Store
for all the music, discussions, and more.


Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 15, 1998)
  • Original Release Date: September 15, 1998
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Format: Box set
  • Note on Boxed Sets: During shipping, discs in boxed sets occasionally become dislodged without damage. Please examine and play these discs. If you are not completely satisfied, we'll refund or replace your purchase.
  • Label: Rhino
  • ASIN: B00000AFWZ
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #52,089 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night) - Electric Prunes
2. Dirty Water - The Standells
3. Night Time - Strangeloves
4. Lies - The Knickerbockers
5. Respect - Vagrants
See all 27 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Talk Talk - The Music Machine
2. Last Time Around - Del-Vetts
3. Nobody But Me - Human Beinz
4. Journey To Tyme - Kenny & The Kasuals
5. No Friend Of Mine - Sparkles
See all 31 tracks on this disc
Disc: 3
1. Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out) - Hombres
2. Fight Fire - Golliwogs
3. At The River's Edge - New Colony Six
4. Jack Of Diamonds - Daily Flash
5. Follow Me - Lyme & Cybelle
See all 30 tracks on this disc
Disc: 4
1. Are You Gonna Be There (At The Love-In) - Chocolate Watchband
2. Too Many People - Leaves
3. (Would I still be) Her big man - The Brigands
4. Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl - Barbarians
5. Wooly Bully - Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs
See all 30 tracks on this disc

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com

That the most famous garage-rock record of all time, the Kingsmen's "Louie Louie," is buried on the last CD of this four-disc box is very much in keeping with the spirit of the (often) one-hit wonders that people Nuggets. Here, "Louie Louie" is just another great song. An elaboration on the 1972 double LP, which is included in its original sequence, this set piles on dozens more great moments of inspiration, guts, chutzpah, and sometimes sheer commercial calculation. How else to explain the advice "Look at yourself" from the likes of the Strawberry Alarm Clock, whose idea of mind expansion seems limited to putting together two very vaguely related nouns--"Incense and Peppermints"--so their swinging Farfisa-led track will have something, anything, for verbal content? There's loads of such wisdom on display here, prefab and otherwise, usually delivered as rabidly as possible. (Try the Remains' "Don't Look Back," Mouse and the Traps' "Maid of Sugar--Maid of Spice," or the Music Machine's "Talk Talk," which was actually a hit.) And remember: "The sky is falling / The ocean is calling / The world ... is spinning 'round ... and 'round." For sure. --Rickey Wright

Product Description

Not just Lenny Kaye's classic double album of garage-rock rarities, but 3 more CDs' worth of three-chord, one-hit wonders from the '60s! Disc one reprises the original double album, including such classics as I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night) Electric Prunes; Dirty Water Standells; Moulty Barbarians; Psychotic Reaction Count Five, and Baby Please Don't Go Amboy Dukes, while discs two through four add other rare/seminal songs like Talk Talk Music Machine; Incense and Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock; Strychnine Sonics; Shape of Things to Come Max Frost & the Storm Troopers; Louie Louie Kingsmen, and more. 118 songs.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
53 of 55 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Its a nugget if you dug it September 8, 2000
By A Customer
Format:Audio CD
In the summer of 1976 a friend played for me two albums that forever changed my music collecting life. The first was "The Ramones" and the second was the Sire edition of "Nuggets" which is now Volume 1 of the amazing 4 CD set. Over the next 20 years I avidly collected every known American mid 60's band and have assembled a 2,000 plus collection of the "Nugget" bands plus all the vinyl compillation series that 'Nuggets" spawned such as "Pebbles", "Flashback', "Back from the Grave" etc.
This collection is hands down the finest single collection of mid 60's American Punk, Psycedelic and Garage bands both known and obscure. If the music appeals to you it will either become a fantastic starting place for futher collecting or if you are already a fan a perfect 4 volume summary with outstanding sound. Of course this set has the must have classics by the Elevators, Standells,CWB, Wailers etc. However, this set also has many songs thar are new to my collection and truly fantastic including "Journey to Tyme" by Kenny & the Kasuals and "Open up You Door" By Richard and the Young Lions.
Great liner notes by the people who originaly uncovered most of these songs including Lenny Kaye and Greg Shaw and great mono sound not artificial rechanneled stereo. A couple of missing songs such as the Moving Sidewalks "99th floor" ? & The Mysterions' "96 Tears", The Magic Mushrooms "I'm Gone" and The Grains of Sand "Thats when Happiness Began".
All in all perfection. Enjoy!!!! M
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
70 of 75 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Golden Nuggets November 1, 2001
Format:Audio CD
Nuggets was originally released in 1972 as a double album. It celebrated the garage rock music of the mid 60's with future Patti Smith guitarist Lenny Kaye providing dead-on liner notes. The band's featured on the album laid the blueprint for such bands as The New York Dolls, The Stooges and Patti Smith as well as the punk movement. The songs are no nonsense, crazed out rockers with some psychedelia and dance tracks thrown in. Rhino Records has done an amazing job expanding the original double album into a four cd set. Some of the songs like The Kingsmen "Louie, Louie", Sam The Sham & Pharaoh's "Wooly Bully", The Outsiders' "Time Wont Let Me", The Human Beinz propulsive "Nobody But Me", The Musical Explosion's "Little Bit O' Soul", The Count Five's "Psychotic Reaction", The Castaways' "Liar, Liar" were all top ten hits with The Strawberry Alarm Clock's "Incense & Peppermint" going all the way to number one. For the most part, the collection is made up of obscure songs that were minor national hits and regional hits around the country. Songs like The Cryan Shames' searing "Sugar & Spice", The Barbarians' earnest "Moulty", The Lollipop Shoppe's pulsating "You Must Be A Witch", The Sonics' "Strychnine", Kim Fowley's spooky "The Trip", Rare Breed's (who became American Breed and scored a top ten hit with Bend Me, Shape Me) r&b flavored "Beg, Borrow & Steal", Richard & The Young Lions' stellar "Open Up Your Door", The Bees' buzzing "Voices Green & Purple" and The Palace Guards' bubble gummy "Falling Sugar" are all basically unknowns. Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
65 of 77 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars One Listener's Take February 4, 2006
Format:Audio CD
The title of 'Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era, 1965 - 1968' would seem to imply that the four discs included are replete with classic acid-rock tracks. While there are a fair share of psychedelic numbers, when one lists this box set for sale on ebay, the genre is identified as 'garage & surf'. There are other genre's, such as mainstream pop and country-rock that also find space on these discs, so diversity is one triumphant chord for 'Nuggets'. The liner notes also reveal that the producers sought to cull material from the rich netherland of obscure, local releases which deserved better than they got in the highly competitive world of rock and roll in the glorious 1960's. I believe this set scores on all counts, and in fact only errs by digging too deep into the proverbial barrel, where some deserving dregs (thought to be nuggets) should still be residing. But even this miscalculation is forgivable, because most people will find they have a penchant for those tracks that were local to them in the late 1960's, rather than tracks that were only popular in some far off metropolis. Also, given that there are 118 tracks offered here (almost 30 per disc, on average), this ultimate compilation could never have completely pleased anyone. What it does do is to serve as a library, a cultural time capsule, encompassing the attitude, sound, and peculiarities of the hippie generation.

I categorized the 118 tracks into five groups. The easiest group to single out were the big hits. There are eighteen songs, pretty much evenly divided over the four discs, that charted at least number 17 or higher nationally, nine of them in the Top Ten. There is only one that rose to number one, and it isn't 'Louie Louie'. It's 'Incense and Peppermints'.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Stereo remastering is kinda bad
The new stereo remastering of a few of the songs is quite awkward and forced when listening with headphones, with some instruments relegated completely to one channel, leaving a... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kristian
5.0 out of 5 stars 60s Hits
The songs compiled are ones I remember and like the booklet that came with the CDs is very informative my friends like it
Published 3 months ago by Daniel Dionyssiou
5.0 out of 5 stars A time warp I remember
All original artist, great memories, Great sound, great buy, a must for any 60's music buff or collector. You'll really like it!!
Published 3 months ago by Max Power
5.0 out of 5 stars A must have in any collection.
Song choice is strong, nice durable vinyl, great packaging and over-all presentation. This is the kinda record you put on at a party - its go something for everyone and the flow... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Andrew Beirne
5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT recording!!
only one track that skips, but I have that song on another CD. Besides that -- I LOVE it!! Something expected from Rhino Entertainment.
Published 4 months ago by ladyDI
5.0 out of 5 stars Psychedelic nuggets
There is a lot of great songs on these CD's. Some very obscure, some recognizable. Most of these you don't hear on the oldies stations, a must have for collectors.
Published 5 months ago by michael hayes
5.0 out of 5 stars Blast from the Past
A real treasure trove of great songs from the 60s. Many of the songs are seldom played even on Golden Oldie stations but that doesn't mean that they're not worth listening to.
Published 7 months ago by Marco
5.0 out of 5 stars Good to hear this again
Some time ago I made the mistake of selling Pebbles Volume 1 which had all my fave tracks on it. Now I've got them and more. Hooray!
Published 7 months ago by howard morey
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic
Of all the boxed sets I own, this one probably gets listened to the most. There is literally not a bad song on all 4 CDs. Read more
Published 7 months ago by TLR
5.0 out of 5 stars Great collection of hard to find oldies
This has a lot of regional hits from the late sixties like "It's Cold Outside" and "Time Won't Let Me" from Cleveland. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Richard F. Keck
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews
ARRAY(0xa3f08018)

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?



Look for Similar Items by Category

dmkrr Privacy Statement dmkrr Shipping Information dmkrr Returns & Exchanges