The Zombies – Live At The BBC

Archive radio sessions and between song interview chat, 1964-1968.

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Proving conclusively that white boys from Watford in polo-necks and glasses could acquit themselves more than adequately in the R&B department, The Zombies were arguably the most underrated UK group of the ’60s. These BBC sessions for the likes of Saturday Club, Easy Beat and the pre-Peel Top Gear follow the band chronologically from early stabs at “Roadrunner” and “Soulville” through masterly interpretations of “Goin’ Out Of My Head” and “Sitting In The Park” right up to their premature demise just at the point when it was dawning on the Americans?and Kenny Everett on Radio One?that their Odessey & Oracle (1968) was a masterpiece.

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