From Dutch TV in 1960, here's The Tielman Brothers and possibly the most astounding thing I have ever seen.
Re-write all previous rock history now.
Dutch Indo-rock? Seriously -- WTF?
I won't pretend I had ever heard of these guys, and so a big tip of the PowerPop hat to Frankie O'Malley of the great Chicago indie rockers The Safes, who hipped me to them.
I've been meaning to write about the Safes for ages -- have I mentioned they're my new favorite band? -- and I'm going to next week, but in the meantime it's Frankie's brother and bandmate Patrick's birthday, and in his honor here's the video for their killer "Since Trust Went Bust."
Meanwhile, for the entire incredible story of the Tielman Brothers, click here. Words fail me, frankly.