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Poor Side of Town

by the Vinyl Skyway

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This is a song that was a #1 hit single in 1966, written by Johnny Rivers and Lou Adler.


released October 21, 2021
Written by Johnny Rivers and Lou Adler. Performed by the Vinyl Skyway which includes Michael Hayes (guitars, vocals), Andy Santospago (lead guitar, pedal steel), Dave Lieb (keyboards), Andy Plaisted (drums), Marc Hickox (bass). Recorded by Kerm Mogensen and Bil Bowen at Kissy Pig. Mixed and mastered by Paul Kolderie at Camp Street.


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the Vinyl Skyway Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Vinyl Skyway have independently released numerous critically acclaimed records and singles worldwide since their formation in 2003. The music is described as "shimmery pop Americana with killer dashes of CSN harmonies." The band's sophomore classic "From Telegraph Hill" invites comparisons to the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Big Star and Fleetwood Mac. Listen to Long Cool Journey, now available! ... more

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