North Carolina of the mid-'60s was not known for its embracement of long-haired, loud garage rock. But that hardly stopped the Counts IV, a pack of rockin' ex-servicemen from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Short of scoring their absolutely scarce singles, this is the place to hear their '66 garage workouts including the incredible "discussion of the Unorthodox Council."
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Counts IV, The - Discussion of the Unorthodox Council / Spoonful / Its All Over Now, Baby Blue 7" EP
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    Goldsboro, North Carolina's solitary claim to sixties garage-rock fame is the legendary Counts IV. Joe Booher (lead guitar, vocals), Al Peluso (bass, vocals), Don Roof (rhythm guitar, harmonica, vocals), and Rick Turner (drums) had previously waxed the swingin' frat-rocker "Listen to Me" on JCP Records (in '64, when several members of the band were still enlisted at local Seymour Johnson Air Force Base). On the astounding '66 recordings collected here, however, the pounding rhythms were now...