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Eden’s Children

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Psychedelic rock was enjoying some big time popularity when the Boston-based power trio Eden’s Children hit the scene in 1967, with Richard “Sham” Schamach on guitar and vocals, Jimmy Sturman on drums, and left-handed Larry Kiely playing right-handed bass and singing. With a little good luck timing helping them out, the band hit their stride shortly after the marketing debacle known as the “Bosstown Sound,” and their two ABC albums – Eden’s Children and Sure Looks Real – were released in 1968, both under the creative control of legendary jazz producer Bob Thiele (with Jonathan Whitcup on Sure Looks Real). In fact, the second…

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