Charles Christy & The Crystals – The Lost ’65 Sound City Sessions – features 12 rare and previously unreleased recordings from the height of the Fort Worth teen scene. This collection is only available on limited edition transparent yellow vinyl, with no digital download or CD versions. Hear these amazing recordings the way they were meant to be enjoyed, on vinyl.

These tracks provide a unique insight into the sounds of the mid-sixties Fort Worth teen scene, delivered by one of its most popular live acts. These guys were regular performers at the legendary ‘Panther A-Go-Go’ nights from Panther Halls. They even won the coveted ‘Panther A-Go-Go’ – ‘Battle Of The Bands’ competition in July ‘65, they were one hot live act! From wild rockers, to sensual ballads, it’s all here in abundance, simply a great listen from start to finish. These recordings were totally lost to the band following the closure of Sound City studios in the mid-sixties.  So here it is, 56 years late, the debut album from Charles Christy & The Crystals

  • Contains rare and previously unreleased recordings from epicentre of the mid-sixties Fort Worth teen scene;
  • Limited edition pressing of only 500 copies worldwide on transparent yellow vinyl;
  • Digitally re-mastered from acetate disc to create a full and vibrant sound;Stunning artwork with detailed sleeve notes, containing an interview with Ron Dyer, founding member and drummer with Charles Christy & The Crystals.


1a. Justine (Harris, Terry jnr) 02:03
2a. Mother In Law* (Toussaint) 02:00
3a. Only Make Believe (Nance, Twitty) 03:26
4a. School Days* (Berry) 03:29
5a. All My Lovin’ (Lennon, McCartney) 02:04
6a. We Belong Together* (Carr, Mitchell, Weiss) 02:34

1b. In The Arms Of A Girl* (alternate undubbed version) (Smith, May) 03:17
2b. Boys* (Dixon, Farrell) 02:21
3b. Big Boss Man (Smith, Dixon) 02:45
4b. I’m Down (Lennon, McCartney) 03:12
5b. In My Room* (Wilson, Usher) 02:07
6b. For Your Love (Goldman) 03:45
*Previously unreleased recordings

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