Words + Melody + Beat = 60s Music! And we Love it
Beatrecords is dedicated to bringing more of it, old and newly created.
Our artists include William Penn and His Pals. Mike Shapiro, The Texas Twister, Alvin Draper, Victoria D'Orazi, The Sixties Rock Guy, The Beatles Guy and many more coming. Covers of Stones, Beatles, Kinks, Chuck Berry, Bobby Bland, Searchers, Dave Clark Fyve, Drifters and many more.
DEJA VU Mike Shapiro's 1st CD recorded at Fantasy Studios
around 2000-2001. It is the first of 3 CDs (for now) by Mike.
Mike is a well thought of Bay Area Guitarist and has played with such people as Gregg Rolie, Mickey Hart and used to play E,D and A chords for Jerry Garcia at Dana Morgans Music in Palo Alto.
Mike was the Lead Guitarist for William Penn and His Pals who
opened up for all the heavies that came into San Francisco
in 1965-66. Mike wrote the music for the Cult Classic "Swami" and
played that great Middle Eastern lead solo on his ES330 with a Maestro Fuzztone. Featuring Robbi Bean and Brian Knave on drums. Dave Coltrare on Bass.Mike Covers Vocals and Guitar, Keys. Bobby Webb on Sax on Home Free.
All songs written by Mike Shapiro.