Wednesday, 19 August 2020
JOAN MANUEL SERRAT
Take a look at these two 1960s Spanish 7" singles!
These beauties are from 1968 and 1969.
I'll be honest, I'd never heard of JOAN MANUEL SERRAT, but he's a major musician in Spain, and I'm pleased to say he's still going strong!
Our Joan is a respected artist out there, and coming from Barcelona, he's not afraid to speak his mind on the Catalan independence debate.
Import 7" singles from the 60s are still a bit of a novelty here. They have a bit of mystery and glamour about them, mainly as these artists are often unknown in this country.
We Brits are a bit naughty when it comes to Euro pop though.
Because we have such an enormous musical legacy here, we are often a bit sniffy about 'Continental' music, and can be found sniggering at it.
But I have to say these songs are probably what you would expect ...
(even for the late 60s),
BUT I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THEM!
Also, inside one of the record sleeves was something I never expected to see ... a sticker for Woolworths!!!!
The record was brilliantly bought in a local branch of
I never knew they were out in Spain.
And of course with,
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