Can-Con 45 Of The Day - August 5

Can-Con 45 Of The Day - August 5

Postby radiofan » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:01 pm

Today's Can-Con 45 is from 1968 ... From Vancouver The Trials of Jayson Hoover and "King Size" ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDAwQ9On5xI

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Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who couldn't hear the music.
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Re: Can-Con 45 Of The Day - August 5

Postby Richard Skelly » Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:50 am

Along with Donny Gerrard (of Skylark) and the recently deceased Bobby Taylor (and The Vancouvers), Jayson showed unique soul could come out of Lotus Land.

I remember buying this 45 for two-bits in a remainder bin about a year after its release. At the time, I was surprised to find it on the New Syndrome imprint as that Warner Bros-linked label was more known for flower power offerings by co-owner Tom Northcott, The Collectors and Eternal Triangle.
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Re: Can-Con 45 Of The Day - August 5

Postby jon » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:14 am

With such a distinctive name, I find The Trials of Jason Hoover easier to remember than most local Vancouver bands.

I never heard them played on the air, but I do remember them in a lot of radio ads for concerts where they appeared on the bill.

A little research tells a different story. Four of their songs made the RPM Canadian chart, three were charted in Vancouver: two on CKLG and one on CKVN. The fine print in the RPM book says that this song was originally recorded as Jason Hoover and The Epics.
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