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Rightfully credited as the first band to create ‘freakbeat', Coventry's The Sorrows were the raw, real deal that thrilled the mods of the '60s with a sound that was pure sweat and excitement. More rhythm & bruise than rhythm & blues, the Sorrows took similar influences as their contemporaries the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and the Small Faces but added a ton of dynamite to the groove to detonate dance floors. Debut single "I Don't Wanna Be Free" created the mold for a run of records that shook the industry with their raw, almost snarling sound that was more akin to the garage-punk records being created in America than their rivals at home. Follow up, "Baby" was an astonishing number, mixing kooky rhythms, a "far out" rave-up, pounding off kilter drums and a teenage angst that instantly connected with their audience. Third single "Take A Heart" saw the quintet on TV's seminal ‘Top Of The Pops' as they crashed into the UK top 40 while their album of the same title further cemented The Sorrows' reputation as one of the hottest bands of the mid-60s.