sreburnite-grivni-frontsreburnite-grivni-backsreburnite-grivni-labelbeatles-bulgariaSreburnite Grivni (The Siver Bracelets) were a popular Bulgarian Beat sreburnite-grivni-detailgroup. Here they cover Na-Na-Hey-Hey, the 1970 hit song by the German prog-rockers Jeronimo, in Bulgarian. The other song is a instumental. It´s probably common knowledge, but I don´t know the song.

Interestingly on the B-side there are two songs by the Beatles, Come Together and Something,  most probably bootlegged by the state-owned Bulgarian label Balkanton.

Actually I should have posted some better Bulgarian tracks by Sreburnite Grivni or Shturzite (the Crickets), or even the whole The Best Beat Bands from Sofia LP Compilation, because I have that one. But this is my little East-European summer week so maybe some other time. A while back I posted a nice Bulgarian Rock´n´Roll instrumental by Studio 5 here.

Meanwhile enjoy the summer in Sofia…



MANFRED GEROLD, Oh, Sweet Mary, Oh, 1964

manfredNo sleeve and no info on this one. Oh, Sweet Mary, Oh is a nice Pop/Beat song influenced by the Beatles. Manfred Gerold is no Bernhard Frank but I really  like the song. It even has a sweet little guitar break…

MANFRED GEROLD, Oh, Sweet Mary, Oh, 1964

W.JUNG, My Bonnie, 1968

hot-beat-frontblues-dixie-backhot-beatblues-dixie Just like on the GASAG record the songs  on this one are not credited to any real  artists or groups.  The producers of this record didn`t even bother to give the songs proper titles but only called them: Blues, Beat, Dixie and Sputnik Fly is now simply called Hot.

Also hidden on this  picture-disc, advertising for the United Silk-Weaving Mills of Krefeld, is a solid instrumental version of  My Bonnie wrongly titled Beat. Unlike last weeks version this one, played by a mystery Beat-group, is good. It starts just like the Beatles version but then goes into a stormy Shadows-style Rock`n`Roll instrumental…

W.JUNG, Beat, 1968

JO FISCHER, Hot, 1968

K.KÖNIG, Blues, 1968

IGOR ROSENAU, Dixie, 1968