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Melancholy Vaudeville Man - The Family Tree (8) - Miss Butters (Vinyl, LP, Album)


8 thoughts on “ Melancholy Vaudeville Man - The Family Tree (8) - Miss Butters (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. Miss Butters by The Family Tree () Audio CD. $ Next. Melancholy Vaudeville Man 3. Any Other Baby 4. Sideshow 5. Mrs. but not The Family Tree. I read the review of the album on that site, and the reviewer compared it to The Left Banke and The Kink's "Village Green Preservation Society", some of my all-time favorite music /5(13).
  2. It’s great to see an album like Miss Butters finally getting the reissue treatment it deserves. The Family Tree was the product of the genius of Bob Segarini, and their only album is a fantastic and interesting conceptual piece with tunes as memorable as any Broadway musical (only really cool).
  3. The seeds were sown for the Happy Prince well before the Kink’s Arthur or the Who’s Tommy were conceived. Band members Bruce Howard and Trevor Wilson were talking of a rock opera as early as and started writing material for the lp in early The band recorded the complete album in demo form for the independent Sweat Peach label.
  4. THE FAMILY TREE - Miss Butters, Single Version (Different to Album Vers) Baroque Pop Psych Melancholy Vaudeville Man by The Family Tree - Topic. The Family Tree - Lesson Book Life.
  5. With input from Harry (at this time being hailed as a genius by The Beatles and writing songs for everyone from The Monkees and The Turtles on down) the band embarked on the semi-conceptual album "Miss Butters", an amazing semi-lost gem of West Coast psychpop genius and certainly on a par with Harry Nilsson's own records of the period/5(12).
  6. MISS BUTTERS. The Story: Miss Butters was released several months before S.F. Sorrow, sometime in It has a cohesive story line, so I would guess it’s a pop-rock opera though some consider it a concept album. The album is the story of one person’s life, a fictional tale but based on Bob Segarini’s real-life kindergarten teacher.
  7. The Family Tree's sole LP, 's Miss Butters, was a concept album at a time when that was still a very novel thing, and the LP boasted intelligent, beautifully crafted songs bolstered by polished, thoughtful production from Rick Jarrard and imaginative arrangements by George Tipton.
  8. Mr. Tambourine Man – The Byrds – & Anymore Than I Do – The Attack – single. Round The Morning – Maxfield Parrish – It’s A Cinch To Give Legs To Hardboiled Eggs – City Scenes – Bob Lind – Blue Horizon – Emitt Rhodes – Farwell To Paradise – So Long – The Kinks Cold Turkey – Big.

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