Editors’ Notes From Saginaw, Michigan, by way of Texas, ? & the Mysterians may have known widespread glory only briefly, but their Farfisa-propelled, semi-psychadelic pop would inspire retro-punks and avant bluesmen for years to come. The band’s 1966 monster hit “96 Tears” is the undisputed highlight of this essential collection, but stopping there would mean missing out on the funhouse organ and please-please vocals of “Don’t Tease Me,” the fuzztone come-on “Girl (You Captivate Me),” or the irresistible garage groove of “Smokes.”

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I Need Somebody
1
2:12
 
Stormy Monday
2
2:25
 
You're Telling Me Lies
3
2:28
 
Ten O'Clock
4
2:10
 
Set Aside
5
3:00
 
Up Side
6
2:50
 
"8" Teen
7
2:46
 
Don't Tease Me
8
1:37
 
Don't Break This Heart of Mine
9
1:51
 
Why Me
10
1:35
 
Midnight Hour
11
2:35
 
96 Tears
12
2:56
 
Girl (You Captivate Me)
13
2:15
 
Can't Get Enough of You, Baby
14
1:54
 
Got To
15
2:20
 
I'll Be Back
16
1:59
 
Shout, Pts. 1 & 2
17
5:29
 
Hangin' On a String
18
2:12
 
Smokes
19
1:50
 
It's Not Easy
20
2:40
 
Don't Hold It Against Me
21
1:54
 
Just Like a Rose
22
2:08
 
Do You Feel It
23
2:23
 
Do Something to Me
24
2:35
 
Love Me Baby (Cherry July)
25
2:59
 
Midnight Hour (Previously Unreleased Version)
26
2:30
 
96 Tears (Previously Unreleased Version)
27
3:03
 

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