THE FLOWERPOT MEN - Blow Away

THE FLOWERPOT MEN - Blow Away (unreleased 1969 recording)

'Blow Away' was first issued on The Flowerpot Men retrospective LP 'Let's Go To San Francisco' which was released on C5 Records in 1988. It then appeared on the CD RPM put out in 2001 titled 'The Psychedelic World Of The Flowerpot Men'.

'Blow Away' is a wonderful Byrdsian jangle. This version is the extended mix that was recorded for the unreleased 'Peace' album in 1969. The album never happened because The Flowerpot Men's contract with Decca expired after several flops following the hit single 'Let's Go To San Francisco' in September 1967.

Listen out for the drones, slide guitars and 12 string.

The main stays of The Flowerpot Men were John Carter and Ken Lewis. They also wrote 'Semi-Detached Suburban Mr James' for Manfred Mann, 'Sunshine Girl' for Herman's Hermits and perhaps more famously 'My World Fell Down' recorded by Sagittarius.

FLOWERPOT MEN - Blow Away

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