MEGA-MONSTER! 1970 ORIG "THE RISE OF... FLOOD" HARD GRITTY GARAGE BLUES Psych LP


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MEGAMONSTER 1970 ORIG THE RISE OF FLOOD HARD GRITTY GARAGE BLUES Psych LP
Auction Details:
Code ID
#15832
Ebay Item #
302152399827
Sold Price
$1050.00
Bids
27
Auction End date
04 Dec 2016
Seller Location
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Item Description

  
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    MEGA RARE 1970 ORIGINAL PRIVATE PRESSING

                  FACTORY SEALED  

               

                              The Rise Of

              FLOOD

     



                                       
                    USA - Maple Records - M 6005


WAY BEYOND "RARE" ...

Turning up far less than similar big league "monster status" legends such as C.Q. Quintet, Madrigal, The Rising Storm, Music Emporium, Mystic Siva, (etc. etc.) which are seen available every so often; "Flood" is not around, at least anymore. A used copy of "Flood" was last listed some 5 years ago in 2011 -- a sign of incredible rarity ...
Obviously no more than a couple hundred copies were pressed, even if, where'd they go? Hardly any oft he worlds hard core elite garage, psych collectors have this lost relic, and finding a copy sealed & unplayed is a futile impossibility. Heres' a lone exception...
Probably stored for many many years in a warehouse, and basically forgotten, a SEALED never opened copy of "THE RISE OF FLOOD" is available in a one-off chance shot ... The Flood Lp on the other hand was last listed 5 years ago in 2011, a sign of incredible rarity ...

Flood were an act based in New York City, their sole album issued only as a private label in 1970. The garage flavored psych album contains some killer fuzz guitars in the long-lost late 60s'/early '70s tradition of collected psych rarities, delivering some bluesy workouts with a gritty feel on occasion. The entire Lp encapsulates self compositions in a raw edge rock stew. Highlights of the Lp include interesting instrumentations which offer a clear & stripped down sound of the bass, percussion's and always riffing fuzz guitar work -- altogether developing a certain groove and dynamic. The album must have been pressed in low numbers as has never really been around save the odd copy that pops up every once every several years, or so.

                                                      The Flood
               *John T. Magazino - Vocals, Conga, Tamborine
                     *Fred Covino - Bass, 2nd Guitar
               *George Cabating - Acoustic, Electric Guitars
                      *Billy Carroll - Drums, Conga

                                         Tracks
                                         Vacumn - 4:11
                                      Idle Time - 4:28
                            Blessed Be The Young Children - 4:31
                                        Pain - 3:58
                                  Songbird Of Time - 3:30
                                    Mr. Wickett - 6:18
                                   Don't Take Me - 3:27
                                       Hurting Time - 4:01
                 All songs by John T. Magazino, Fred Covino, George Cabating
 
CONDITION: STILL FACTORY SEALED with delete drill at bottom left. Figure it's been stored in a warehouse or basement for the past 46 years and that accounts for the fine dust or compounds that have settled under the sealed cellophane wrapper. The cause of this is due to the changing of the seasons, in this case having gone through 46 (or near a half century) of winters and summers. The good news is (best we can assess) the fine particles should be removable by wiping off with a soft cloth, but of course cannot guarantee 100% a complete success. Thought about opening the album, thought about keeping it for personal collection, then finally decided to auction it off to the collector who wants it most. Still has sharp corners, light crease on lower left bottom corner, no split seams, no writing, no fade, and has an old price sticker at top right.

Best case scenario: is to not hold your breath until the next copy becomes available...




               


 



      A GREAT ADDITION  TO ANYONE'S COLLECTIBLES!



  

SEE: SELLERS OTher items for more & more of similar cool sounds for "head" people...
 







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