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Canadian bassist / vocalist Neil Merryweather relocated to Los Angeles in the late 1960s and hooked up with the singer, actress and future Penthouse pet, Lynn Carey. They would find greater fame upon forming the band Mama Lion in 1972, but Vacuum Cleaner captures the prototype of the group on this collaboration cut the year before, after RCA signed them as a duo. Merryweather’s bass is a solid anchor and his harmony and musical arrangements help keep everything in place; Canadian keyboardist JJ Velker adds atmosphere, but it is Carey’s powerful voice that really drives this hard rockin’ beast, gleaning comparisons with Janis Joplin. Merryweather and Carey notably appeared in Russ Meyer’s The Seven Minutes too.


A1 Livin' In The U.S.A.
A2 Let It Shine
A3 So Fine
A4 Few & Far Between
A5 No Worries
A6 If I Were You

Introduction By Kim Fowley    
B1 Shop Around
B2 Sugar Man
B3 Can I Get A Witness
B4 Five Days On The Trail
B5 Captain Terrific
B6 Get Straight With Your Brother


€24.90 Regular Price
€19.90Sale Price
  • Label: Survival Research – SVVRCH039
    Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo
    Country: Australia
    Released: 2021

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