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The Korean Black Eyes

Korean band based in Portugal?? laying covers of SLY & THE FAMILY STONE, ELVIS PRESLEY (Misspelled on the backcover as Elvis Presely) as well as a cover of JOHNNY TAYLOR (released on Stax label originally).


The World Is A Mess ‎(7") VitoriaV-SOS-1002 (Portugal)

I Don't Know How To Love Him ‎(7") VitoriaV-SOS-1001 (Portugal)

Higher ‎(7") VitoriaVEP-0011(Portugal) :

KOREAN BLACK EYES I don’t know how to love him/All dressed up and nowhere to go 7 inch Vinyl 45 (Portugal) Vitoria V SOS 1001

"US soul/jazz singer Hightower had connections in Spain, and it’s interesting to see Korean musicians covering black US music in the early 1970s. Flip KOREAN BLACK EYES The world is a mess/Nigths (sic) in white satin 7 inch Vinyl 45 (Portugal) Vitoria (Circ. 1972-74? is a nice cover of the Moody Blues song.) The World is a Mess is a cover of the Donna Hightower song.(Apparently – one of the band members now lives in Melbourne, Australia.

KOREAN BLACK EYES Higher/Burning love/Who’s making love/Boo booly boo 7 inch Vinyl 45 EP(Portugal) Vitoria VEP 0011

This single has been listed on discographies with the Cat number 001 which is incorrect. The actual cat. number is VEP 0011.

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