The Underground Sunshine were a late 60's quartet made up of members from Wisconsin and Germany. On this day in 1969, their one and only hit(a remake of The Beatles' White Album classic track "Birthday") jumped up 24 spots to #76. It would eventually peak at #26.
Their sole album on the Intrepid label is worth hunting down for its cool psychedelia. The highlight for me was their tripped-out 8 minute workout of "Gimme Some Lovin'," the Spencer Davis Group hit.
Enjoy this rare lipsynch clip of "Birthday" from American Bandstand and keep your ears open for this long-forgotten top 40 hit here on The Retro Attic!
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