The Syndicate of Sound was an American garage band that existed between 1965 and 1970. Originally from San Jose, California. The group was formed from the combination of two teen bands, (The Pharaohs and The Aristocrats). The prize was a recording session with Del-Fi Records, but the resulting single "Prepare For Love" was unsuccessful.
The Syndicate of Sound was an American garage rock band formed in San Jose, California that was first active between 1964 and 1970. Through their national hit "Little Girl", the band developed a raw sound, and became forerunners in the psychedelic rock genre Contents. The resulting band, the Syndicate of Sound, which, along with Baskin and Gonzalez, included John Sharkey (keyboards), Larry Ray (lead guitar), and John Duckworth (drums). In the beginning stages of the band's existence, the group was influenced by R&B music, specifically the early musical styles of The Rolling Stones and The Beatles. Who'll Be The Next In Line?" "The Spider & The Fly". - Sundazed Music S 116.
Little Girl" is a popular song recorded by the California group the Syndicate of Sound, and written by Don Baskin and Bob Gonzalez of the band. It reached the US national pop charts in June 1966, peaking at on Cash Box and on Billboard. After winning a Bay Area "Battle of the Bands" contest in 1965, the Syndicate of Sound recorded a single "Prepare For Love", which was ultimately unsuccessful.
It's also the only good thing the Syndicate of Sound ever recorded. Little Girl – The History of the Syndicate of Sound compiles nearly everything the group recorded, yet none of it comes close to matching the power of their hit single; it's a mess of weak originals and limp covers. The patience of even the most dedicated garage rock fan will be tested by the disc. The subject of the CD, The Syndicate Of Sound, is among those now regarded in . Pop musical history as being among the so-called "Garage Bands" - a tag based upon the thinking that many had honed their skills in family garages - which had their heyday from about 1963 to 1967 when literally hundreds appeared on the scene. Through their national hit "Little Girl", the band developed a raw sound, and became forerunners in the psychedelic rock genre .
The Syndicate of Sound, a garage-rock band from San Jose, California, was best known for their No. 8 1966 hit Little Girl. They also charted with Rumors (No. 55 in 1966) and with Brown Paper Bag (No. 73 in 1970) before initially breaking up. Their influence, however, continued - through the looming psychedelic rock era, and into the next one: Dwight Yoakam covered Little Girl in 1977, followed by the Divinyls in 1988. also covered the song in some of its earliest concerts.