1966, there seemed to be a lot of one-off acts going
through Golden World.
like Larry Knight, Dickie and the Ebbtides, Theresa Lindsey, Pat Lewis, Tamiko Jones, all went through
the "revolving" doors.
Knight and the Upsetters were apparently a garage band who
did a good job on "Hurt me" c/w "Everything's
gone wrong", Golden World37.
and the Ebbtides outing possibly holds the dubious title of most
obscure Golden World release. Golden World45 is the
Gordon has this theory about Dickie and the Ebbtides. "Their
45 isn't a
Detroit recording - it first came out on a label called Fleetwood which was based in
Massachusetts. How it was picked up by Golden World I've no idea.
Fleetwood was a really strange label they issued a few discs by New England garage bands but most
of their output was sports and drag racing albums. I get the impression Dickie and the
Ebbtides were a white post-doo wop group."
Lewis went solo after a period with the Adorables. Her
"Can't shake it loose" is a superb Geo-Si-Mik
production and was the topside of "Let's get
move to Solid Hitbound saw the release of four excellent 45's
by Pat in 1967-8.
She then became part of Isaac Hayes backing group, Hot Buttered
Jones was born in West Virginia in 1945 and she began her career as Timiko
on the Checker label in 1963 with the excellent "Is it
a sin". Her next recording was as Tamiko on the Atco
label in 1964 with "Rhapsody".
Golden World in July 1966 and recorded the happy-go-lucky "Spellbound", a
career saw some elevation when she signed with Atlantic later