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J. J. Light: Heya! (2xLP, 2008)

Sunbeam Records SBR2LP5042

Price: EUR 15.00

Gatefold cover with the story of J.J. Light inside. A new and unplayed item, the cover is graded EX+ because of some very lightly dented corners.

Grading cover: EX+ | Grading vinyl: NM

"J.J. Light is actually Jim Stallings, former bassist of the Sir Douglas Quintet, who played on the excellent Mendocino lp onwards ...  I have heard other reviewers describe Stallings’ music as “hypnotic” though I hear more of a hard rock sound that’s laced with country and folk roots. Sure, there are a few excellent psychedelic cuts that will catch your ear first ...  Definitely a solid 4 star record, Heya is truly a lost gem by one of rock’s unknown legends." (The Rising Storm)

J. J. Light: Heya!

J. J. Light: Heya!

"Jim Stallings was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who had been knocking around the Los Angeles music scene for a few years when he met Bob Markley, a wealthy hipster and producer who had worked with the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band. Markley took Stallings under his wing, scored him a record deal, and christened him with a new stage name, J.J. Light ...  Heya! is an engaging exercise in psychedelia lite; Stallings' songs are strong and to the point while boasting radio-ready melodies ... Sunbeam's release gives his songs the hearing they clearly deserve, while Tim Forster's liner notes tell the story behind this music and J.J. Light's short-lived career." (AllMusic)