While most of Germans bands, trying to keep up with every new trend, developed a strange variety of styles without ever finding their own, The Candidates were strictly R & B. Pretty good at that, but unfortunately a lazy bunch, they never tortured their brains with writing original material. Good taste anyway, as the Pretty Things, Rolling Stones and the very popular (in Germany) Renegades obviously were their heroes. In '66 they recorded an LP for budget label Baccarola. "Bad, Bad Baby" the continental B-side of the exiled UK-Renegades' greatest hit "Cadillac" gets a short, but great face lift here. A cover version, admittedly, but one that doesn't show up on every second compilation.
John Deen & The Trakk