Electro Harmonix reissues ‘Prohibido Prohibir’ 10″ by Blue’s Men | Music News
Spain’s Electro Harmonix imprint is taking on the task of reissuing Prohibido Prohibir, the most sought-after long player from Argentina’s garage-rock outfit, Blue’s Men. This incredible record was originally released in 1968 by Berlin’s Odeón Records and is known as the group’s most notable work and was sung entirely in English. The album features the unique vocals of frontman Miguel Wittis, who has since received comparisons to Eric Burdon, Van Morrison and Tom Jones. Prohibido Prohibir contains covers of Billy Joe Royal‘s “Hush” and Tim Hardin‘s “If I Were a Carpenter” among other original tracks. Prohibido Prohibir is now available on the 10″ format, you can pick up your copy here.
From Forced Exposure:
A mighty collection of fuzzy beat garage from Argentina’s Blue’s Men, taken from Prohibido Prohibir, their only and highly sought-after LP, originally released by the Odeón label in 1968. Sung entirely in English, the album featured the strong vocals of singer Miguel Wittis, often compared to Eric Burdon, Van Morrison and Tom Jones, and included covers of, among others, Billy Joe Royal’s “Hush” and Tim Hardin’s “If I Were a Carpenter.” The line-up was completed by Oscar “Quique” Alvarado (keyboards), Eduardo Levy (guitar), Miguel Rosales (drums) and César Paredes (bass).
Blue’s Men – “No time to cry” Prohibido prohibir