THE AVENGERS - "It's Hard To Hide" / "Open Your Eyes" (Current Records C-1001) July 1966
'It's Hard To Hide' was written by lead guitarist Greg Likins and has that distinctive Los Angeles shimmering jangle sound. Bakersfield was the home of The Avengers but they did all of their recording in L.A. The production credit for both sides of this disc are John Fisher. He owned Current Records and produced most if not all of the songs released on his label during the mid 60s.
The song is well produced and has a very unusual organ sound, kind of reverby. What ever it is I dig it. This track has been compiled a few times on Highs In The Mid Sixties Volume 20 and Pebbles CD Volume 8.
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