That Driving Beat: UK Freakbeat Rarities


Subtitled: 152 Track Collection of Rare British Freakbeat from the Sixties. Following constant demand, the Psychic Circle label is delighted to announce a numbered, limited edition of the legendary That Driving Beat five-volume series in a 5CD boxed set. Amongst the best beat compilations ever put together, and originally released on the Past & Present, Castle Music, and Griffin Records labels, each volume is a mind-blowing treasure trove of '60s beat and comes housed inside a slipcase card replica of its original artwork. Featuring familiar names such as the The Knack, The Koobas, The Attraction, The Poets, Gary Farr and Gene Latter, each volume has been compiled and sequenced by the legendary psych musician Nick Saloman (The Bevis Frond). Presented here complete for the first time with a detailed booklet, featuring updated band histories, rare photographs and full discographies, the series is a byword for the best in the pulsating sound of beat. Only 1,000 numbered copies are being pressed. Other artists include: The Shots, Mal Ryder & The Spirits, The Untamed, The Worrying Kynde, Tony Knight & The Live Wires, The Mike Cotton Sound, The Llan, The Eccentrics, Him & The Others, The Plebs, The In Crowd, Screaming Lord Sutch, Phase 4, Ten Feet, The Mark Five, The Primitives, The Remo Four, The Darwin's Theory, The Favourite Sons, The Moquettes , The Hipster Image, The Answers, The Cheynes, The Athenians, The Profile, The Soul Agents, Tony's Defenders, The Meddyevils, The Deejays, The Outlaws, The Cherokees, The Quakers, The Transatlantics, The Shevells, The Beat Buddies, The Jay-Jays, The Pack, The Regents, Brian Diamond & The Cutters, The Classmates, The Whirlwinds, The Zephyrs, T-Bones, The Loose Ends, James Royal, The Hi Numbers, Carter-Lewis & The Southerners, The Mark Leeman 5, Gary Walker, Haydock's Rockhouse, The Sassenachs, The Redcaps, The Firing Squad, The Hellions, The Slade Brothers, The Dukes, The Jynx, The Blues Council, The Knack, The Laurie Jay Combo, The Four + 1, Tony Knight's Chessmen, The Scorpions, The Bad Boys, The Mark Four, The Bobby Patrick Big Six, The Snobs, The Shots, The College Boys, The Preachers, The Trekkas, Wayne Gibson & Dynamic Sounds, The Muldoons, The Rockin' Vickers, The Puppets, The Nocturns, The Road Hogs, The Quakers, Herbie's People, Rey Anton & The Peppermint Men , The Fenmen, A Band Of Angels, The Rats, King Size Taylor, The Chancis, The Checkmates, The In Crowd, Paul's Troubles, Tony & Howard With The Dictators, Sean Buckley & The Breadcrumbs, The Commanches, Gene Latter, The Rockin' Vickers, The Dennisons, A Bunch Of Fives, Mal Ryder & The Spirits, The Shevelles, Jason Deane, The Shanes, The Casual Four, Mike Rabin & The Demons, Wayne Gibson & Dynamic Sounds, The Nicky James Movement, The Thoughts, Rey Anton & The Pro-Form, Denny Seyton & The Sabres, The Rats, The Valkyries, The meddyEVILS, Alex Harvey, Heinz & The Wild Boys, Brian Howard & The Silhouettes, The Manchester Mob, The Mark Leeman 5, Thee, Junco Partners, The Rattles, Hot Springs, The Elcort, The Outsiders, Brian Diamond & The Cutters, The Revolution, The Bo Street Runners, The Corduroys, Stovepipe No.4 , The Soul Agents, The Zephyrs, The Mark Four, Jimmy Royal & The Hawks, The Moquettes, The Midknights, The Dave Davani Four, Mel Turner & The Mohicans, The Boston Crabs, The Pentad, The Banshees, The Mike Cotton Sound, Jimmy Powell & The 5 Dimensions, Long & The Short, The Selfkick, The Just Four Men, The Hustlers, and The Outlaws.