|date with Leggy Mountbatten by a mile or two. From the outskirts of Duesseldorf, they reincarnated as The Toten Hosen (Rotting Rabbits) after a decade of serious experimenting with mind expanding substances (i.e. peas). Unable to read properly, they still play the not very famous Rotzkeller in Duesseldorf, try to find the rails of the Reeperbahn and are banned from Cologne. You doubt? Take a look at the sleeve of Vol.1.
The Dragons: were K. Krus, B. & R. Lohmann and K. Timmermann from Bonn or Cologne. Their remarkable mini-opera was released in 1969 on Opp, and this one carries a message, friends and neighbours! That's what ambition can do for you. Wonder what ever else they might have chosen to write about. No other records known, so far. A real pity. We'd love to hear their great lost double album.
The Beats - well never trust a crew with a wicked name like that. Listen and you'll know why we had to include this cover of a rather tame Troggs song. Look at the picture of these blokes. Yes Sir, that's what the sixties were like in Germany. (And by the way, doesn't the big one show a suspicious similarity to our much beloved Mr. Bundeskanzler?) A flexi in an expensive picture sleeve. That sounds a lot like Helmut...