Did You Know??
One hit wonders, Strawberry Alarm Clock had one “hit” with the song “Incense and Peppermints”, but the band’s two vocalitsts, Lee Freeman and Mark Weitz hated the faux psychedelic lyrics (penned by John Carter – not a band member) so much that they refused to sing it. The band recorded it as an insrumental and asked their 16 year old friend, Greg Munford to sing it for them. The song was one of the top sellers of 1967 and the song that is most closely associated with the band.
We’ve all heard that song a million times before, right? Well, here’s another of their songs from the movie Psyche-Out (1968):