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Mort Garson

syn, 1924-2008 CA, Saint John, New Brunswick
Composer / Songwriter / Arranger of Electronic and Pop
A.k.a. Morton S. Garson Ataraxia (2) Captain D.J. Lucifer (2) The Lords Of Percussion The Wozard Of Iz Z (5)

Morton S. "Mort" Garson (20 July 1924 – 4 January 2008) was a Canadian-born composer, arranger, songwriter, and pioneer of electronic music. He is best known for his albums in the 1960s and 1970s that were among the first to feature Moog synthesizers. He also co-wrote several hit songs, including "Our Day Will Come", a hit for Ruby and the Romantics. According to Allmusic, "Mort Garson boasts one of the most unique and outright bizarre resumés in popular music, spanning from easy listening to occult-influenced space-age electronic pop."

  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Spoken Word
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Plantasia on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Swingin' Spathiphyllums on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Symphony for a Spider Plant on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Music to Soothe the Savage Snake Plant on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Ode to an African Violet on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Baby's Tears Blues on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Rhapsody in Green on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
Concerto for Philodendron & Pothos on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
A Mellow Mood for Maidenhair on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson
You Don't Have to Walk a Begonia on Mother Earth's Plantasia by Mort Garson

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Mother Earth's PlantasiaMort Garson1976Album
Didn't You Hear?Mort Garson1970Album
Electronic Hair PiecesMort Garson1969Album
(Prologue From) The Wozard Of IzMort Garson1968Single
The ConnectionMort Garson1968Single
Love SoundsMort Garson1968Album
AllisonMort Garson1965Single
Soft Rain / Big Big ChanceGuy Mitchell, Mort Garson1961Single
MadagascarMort Garson1960Single
Puppet On A String / Scotch FreightMort GarsonSingle
Pure Electronics The Amazing Sound Of The Moog SynthesizerMort GarsonSingle
Ciao Baby CiaoMort Garson - Mogol - CalibiSingle
Edgar Allen Poe's Tell-Tale HeartPaul Frees & Mort GarsonSingle
Pray For Me Mother / Oo la la la laBarbara Evans, Mort GarsonSingle
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