Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Some of Our Best Friends Are

By request, here's a re-up of this rare Warner Bros. compilation.



  1. Various Artists - Some of Our Best Friends Are (1968) Warner Bros. Seven Arts Records

    Label: Warner Brothers Seven Arts
    Released: 1968
    Catalogue#: 290

    At the heighth of the sixties renaissance & before they did their famous 'loss leaders series' Warner Brothers & Seven Arts Records showcased some of their best talent from 1968 on this amazing DJ only sampler called SOME OF OUR BEST FRIENDS ARE. Fourteen intense tracks including a crucial cover of Nilsson's "1941". Unique cover drawing of hippies underfoot by the great R. Cobb. With a white Warner Bros. Seven Arts label on the disc signifying (& saying) it's a promo only. Liner notes by Stan Cornyn plus hilarious multiple choice questions on each artist. Disc is in VG condition with no skips, no warp. Cover is in very good+ shape with no bent corners, no seam splits, no disc imprints of note, no hand writing on cover or labels (see photos). Very small tape repair on upper/lower right corners. Includes original Reprise promotions inner sleeve with artists' photos & album covers. See photos. Numbered PRO 290.
    original 1968 DJ only release


    SIDE 1
    A1 Kensington Market - I Would Be the One 2:33
    A2 Joni Mitchell - Night in the City 2:26
    A3 Eric Andersen - Avalanche 3:53
    A4 The Collectors - What Is Love 3:48
    A5 Tiny Tim - Then I'd Be Satisfied With Life 2:52
    A6 David Blue - Ambitious Anna 3:53
    A7 The Grateful Dead - Born Cross-Eyed 2:04
    SIDE 2
    B1 Jimi Hendrix - If 6 Was 9 5:33
    B2 Arlo Guthrie - The Motorcycle Song 2:45
    B3 Randy Newman - I Think It's Going to Rain Today 2:55
    B4 The Fugs - Crystal Liaison 3:34
    B5 Electric Prunes - Kyrie Eleison 2:17
    B6 Tom Northcott - 1941 2:29
    B7 Van Dyke Parks - Donovan's Colours 3:38


  2. Replies
    1. I am very glad I was not in vain searching for this album. Glad you enjoyed it.

  3. Can this be a re-up? Please!