The Shaggs

Three young gals from the 60s who who barely know how to play instruments are recorded by their father.

Information: The Shaggs Online
Suggested first purchase: The Shaggs Own Thing

Philosophy of the World (1969) -- One of the better "incorrect" albums. At first you think "this is just bad," but then you find yourself singing the melodies and lyrics all day long, so something must have worked. People go a bit too far, in the way that they do, when they say The Shaggs are better than the Beatles and all that, but there's something about them that's very appealing. Highlights include "Philosophy of the World," "Who Are Parents," "My Pal Foot Foot," and "Halloween." B

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