Song of the day: Johnny Young and Kompany – "Step Back"

January 29, 2010

It’s time to get groovy, so “Step Back” baby!

Johnny Young and Kompany – “Step Back” (1966)

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Fabulous.

“Step Back” was written by The EasybeatsStevie Wright and George Young – and sounds like it (I can easily picture The Easybeats playing it.)

As a bonus, here’s the equally fabulous B-side, “Cara-Lyn”:

Johnny Young and Kompany – “Cara-Lyn” (1966)

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Oh, before this posts ends I just wanted to let you know that the original version of “Cara-Lin” (spelled with an “i”) is by a band called The Strangeloves who, according to PopArchives, were “a New York band who pretended to be from outback Australia.”

No, I don’t know why either.

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