Steppenwolf is a rock group that was prominent from 1968 – 1972. The group was formed in late 1967 in Los Angeles by vocalist John Kay, keyboardist Goldy McJohn and drummer Jerry Edmonton. Guitarist Michael Monarch and bassist Rushton Moreve were recruited by notices placed in LA area record stores and musical instrument stores. The essential core of Steppenwolf was the trio of John Kay, Jerry Edmonton and Goldy McJohn from The Sparrows.  Steppenwolf racked up well over 25 million record sales worldwide, releasing eight gold albums and twelve Billboard Hot 100 singles of which six were Top 40 hits, [More]
The Animals – ‘We’ve Gotta Get Out Of This Place’ (1965) Eric Burdon (vocals) Hilton Valentine (guitar) Chas Chandler (bass) John Steel (drums) Alan Price (keyboards) Dave Rowberry (keyboards) Barry Jenkins (drums) In memory of Chas Chandler and Dave Rowberry Formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during 1962 and 1963, when Burdon joined the Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo, the original line-up was Eric Burdon (vocals), Alan Price (organ and keyboards), Hilton Valentine (guitar), John Steel (drums), and Bryan “Chas” Chandler (bass).  It has often been said they were dubbed “animals” because of their wild stage act, and the name [More]
Eric Burdon and The Animals 1966-1968′ Originally released in May 1966 The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for their gritty, bluesy sound and deep-voiced frontman Eric Burdon, as exemplified by their signature song and transatlantic No.1 hit single, “The House of the Rising Sun”, as well as by hits such as “We Gotta Get out of This Place”, “It’s My Life”, “I’m Crying” and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”. The band [More]
Jimi Hendrix with an incredible live performance of Voodoo Child (Slight Return) in Stockholm, 1969. Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the US Army; he was granted an honorable discharge the following year. Soon afterwards, he moved to Clarksville, Tennessee, and began playing gigs on the chitlin’ circuit, earning a place in the Isley Brothers’ backing band and later with Little Richard, with whom he continued to work through mid-1965. He then played with Curtis Knight and the Squires before moving to England in late 1966 after being [More]
Joni Mitchell album Blue was an almost instant critical and commercial success, peaking in the top 20 in the Billboard Album Charts in September and also hitting the British Top 3. Lushly produced “Carey” was the single at the time, but musically, other parts of Blue departed further from the sounds of Ladies of the Canyon in favor of simpler, rhythmic acoustic parts allowing a focus on Mitchell’s voice and emotions (“All I Want”, “A Case of You”), while others such as “Blue”, “River” and “The Last Time I Saw Richard” were sung to her rolling piano accompaniment. In its [More]
Aqualung Live (2005) is a live album by Jethro Tull, a live performance of Aqualung before an audience of 40 invited guests at XM Studios in Washington, D.C.. The album was given away to ticket holders on almost all US concerts in October and November 2005. Royalties from the European release go to various charities for the homeless.  The US release was on March 7, 2006. However, some copies had been sold prior to this in music stores, most likely due to concertgoers selling their copies. 1. Aqualung (00:00) 2. Cross Eyed Mary (06:36) 3. Cheap Day Return (10:45) 4. [More]
Vanilla Fudge live im Hirsch, Nürnberg, mit den Titeln “Good Good Living”, “Time Machine”, “Some Velvet Morning” and “Season Of The Witch”. Vanilla Fudge is an American rock band known predominantly for their psychedelic renditions of popular songs. The band’s original lineup—vocalist/organist Mark Stein, bassist/vocalist Tim Bogert, lead guitarist/vocalist Vince Martell, and drummer/vocalist Carmine Appice—recorded five albums during the years 1966–69, before disbanding in 1970. The band has reunited in various configurations over the years, and is currently operating with three of the four original members, Mark Stein, Vince Martell, and Carmine Appice with Pete Bremy on bass for Tim [More]
Come And talk of all the things we did today Here And laugh about our funny little ways While we have a few minutes to breathe Then I know that it’s time you must leave But darling be home soon I couldn’t bear to wait an extra minute if you dawdled My darling be home soon It’s not just these few hours but I’ve been waiting since I toddled For the great relief of having you to talk to And now A quarter of my life is almost past I think I’ve come to see myself at last And I [More]
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Jerry Garcia shines the steel on this one. New Riders of the Purple Sage is an American country rock band. The group emerged from the psychedelic rock scene in San Francisco, California, in 1969, and its original lineup included several members of the Grateful Dead. The band is sometimes referred to as the New Riders, or as NRPS. Related Reading: Riders of the Purple Sage; A Picturized Edition of Classic Western Novel (26 Scanned Photos) The Rainbow Trail (Zane Grey Western) No One to Cry To: A Long, Hard Ride into the Sunset with Foy Willing of The Riders of [More]
Founding members John ‘Marmaduke’ Dawson and David Nelson are reunited with longtime NRPS pedal steel guitarist Buddy Cage at Rob Bleetstein’s birthday party at The Sweetwater in Mill Valley. Performing ‘Garden of Eden.’ 10/7/01. A Ravin’ Films/1229 Production, the video was produced by Bob Sarles & Rob Bleetstein, directed by Sarles and Jesse Block, and edited by Sarles. Video courtesy of Ravin’ Films and NRPS. Related Reading: New Riders of the Purple Sage, Music book with lyrics, chords, notes New Riders Of The Purple Sage - Powerglide LP New Riders of the Purple Sage (songbook). Riders of the Purple Sage [More]
The Rolling Stones entire concert start to finish. Filmed in 1971 at the Marquee Club in London. Live with Me Dead Flowers I Got the Blues Let It Rock(Chuck Berry cover) Midnight Rambler (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction Bitch Brown Sugar Related Reading: Rolling Stone Magazine Sheet Music Classics, Volume 2: 34 Selections from the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Easy Piano) Selections from Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: Early Rock to the Late '60s (Easy Guitar TAB) Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling Rolling Stones Gear: All the Stones' Instruments from Stage to Studio The [More]
Music video by Santana Feat. Rob Thomas performing Smooth. (C) 1999 Arista Records, Inc. “Smooth” was originally conceived by Shur as a song called “Room 17″. The lyrics were stripped off and the track was given to Thomas, who re-wrote the lyrics and melody and re-titled it “Smooth”, then recorded the song as a demo to play for Santana. After hearing the song, Santana decided to have Thomas record the final version. Matt Serletic (who produced Matchbox Twenty’s debut album Yourself or Someone Like You) produced the song and it was released from Santana’s album Supernatural. Lyrics: Man it’s a [More]
Quicksilver Messenger Service – LIve Tanglewood (Lenox, MA) Jul 21, 1970. Quicksilver Messenger Service (sometimes credited as simply Quicksilver) is an American psychedelic rock band formed in 1965 in San Francisco. They were most famous for the single “Fresh Air”, from the album Just for Love, which was their biggest hit, reaching No. 49 in 1970. Related Reading: HAPPY TRAILS by QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE [Korean Imported] (2001) 65 Mustang: A Novel Quicksilver Messenger Service - What About Me LP QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE My Husband the Rock Star: Ten Years with Quicksilver Messenger Service: A Memoir
Quicksilver Messenger Service – Just For Love – 1970 Quicksilver Messenger Service gained wide popularity in the San Francisco Bay Area and through their recordings, with psychedelic rock enthusiasts around the globe, and several of their albums ranked in the Top 30 of the Billboard Pop charts. Though not as commercially successful as contemporaries Jefferson Airplane and The Grateful Dead, Quicksilver was integral to the beginnings of their genre. With their jazz and classical influences and a strong folk background, the band attempted to create a sound that was individual and innovative. Track list: Side A A1 Wolf Run (Part [More]
Eric Burdon & The New Animals – Live 1968 Berlin/Germany – Rare TV-Broadcast! Part 1 with 2 Tracks – “Every Day I Have The Blues”, “Tobacco Road” – ENJOY!!! The Animals were known for their gritty, bluesy sound and deep-voiced frontman Eric Burdon, as exemplified by their signature song and transatlantic No.1 hit single, “The House of the Rising Sun”, as well as by hits such as “We Gotta Get out of This Place”, “It’s My Life”, “I’m Crying” and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”. The band balanced tough, rock-edged pop singles against rhythm and blues-oriented album material. They were [More]
The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for their gritty, bluesy sound and deep-voiced frontman Eric Burdon, as exemplified by their signature song and transatlantic No.1 hit single, “The House of the Rising Sun”, as well as by hits such as “We Gotta Get out of This Place”, “It’s My Life”, “I’m Crying” and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”. The band balanced tough, rock-edged pop singles against rhythm and blues-oriented album material. [More]
0:00:00 Come together 0:04:16 Drive my car 0:06:46 Help 0:09:07 I saw her standing there 0:12:02 Magical mystery tour 0:14:51 No reply 0:17:07 All my loving 0:19:15 Rock and roll music 0:21:48 And I love her 0:24:17 All you need is love 0:28:07 I am the walrus 0:32:45 Yellow submarine 0:35:23 Your going to lose that girl 0:37:43 Can”t buy me love 0:39:54 Hello goodbye 0:43:23 Here comes the sun 0:46:29 Ticket to ride 0:49:38 Eight days a week 0:52:22 Love me do 0:54:44 Strawberry fields forever 0:58:52 Ps I love you 1:00:56 Penny lane 1:03:57 Get back 1:07:07 I”ll [More]
Richie Havens and a classic! A unique way of playing guitar but also very funky and a great voice on this Beatles Classic Live. Enjoy!Find the full Beat-Club episode on iTunes! Richard Pierce Havens (January 21, 1941 – April 22, 2013), known as Richie Havens, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music encompassed elements of folk, soul, and rhythm and blues. He is best known for his intense and rhythmic guitar style (often in open tunings), soulful covers of pop and folk songs, and his opening performance at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. Related Reading: Mixed Bag by Havens, Richie [More]
American Beauty is the sixth album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It was recorded between August and September 1970 and originally released in November 1970 by Warner Bros. Records. The album continued the folk rock and country music explored on Workingman’s Dead and prominently features the lyrics of Robert Hunter.  In 2003, the album was ranked number 258 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. 1. Box of Rain 2. Friend of the Devil 3. Sugar Magnolia 4. Operator 5. Candyman 6. Ripple 7. Brokedown Palace 8. Till the Morning Comes 9. [More]
Hawkwind are an English rock band, one of the earliest space rock groups. Their lyrics favour urban and science fiction themes. They are considered a key link between the hippie and punk cultures. Hawkwind are primarily known for playing “space-rock”, a hybrid of hard-rock and acid-rock that united the sonic power of the former and the free improvisation of the latter. Formed in November 1969, Hawkwind have gone through many incarnations and styles of music. 01 Assault And Battery – Part One 0:00 02 The Golden Void – Part Two 5:43 03 The Wizard Blew His Horn 10:25 04 Opa-Loka [More]
Buffalo Springfield Again is the second album by Buffalo Springfield, released in October 1967. The recording of this album has been described by some as being tense and protracted because Young was often absent and the band was unable to keep a permanent bass player. (The group’s first bass guitarist, Bruce Palmer, spent much of the sessions detained on drug charges.) A number of Los Angeles session players also make appearances. Among the notable tracks are Young’s minor hit, “Mr. Soul”. The album also includes two orchestral experiments Young produced with Jack Nitzsche, a Phil Spector associate: “Expecting to Fly” [More]
CSNY Down by the river live on The David Steinburg Show. Related Reading: Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guitar Chord Songbook (Guitar Chord Songbooks) Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970 [Paperback] [2012] (Author) David Browne Hotel California: The True-Life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Taylor, Browne, Ronstadt, Geffen, the Eagles, and Their Many Friends Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young -- The Guitar Collection: Authentic Guitar TAB
“Shine On Brightly” is the second studio album by English band Procol Harum, released in September 1968. Tracklist: 1.- Quite Rightly So: 00:00 2.- Shine On Brightly: 03:40 3.- Skip Softly (My Moonbeams): 07:12 4.- Wish Me Well: 11:00 5.- Rambling On: 14:18 6.- Magdalene (My Regal Zonophone): 18:50 7.- In Held ‘Twas In I; [a) Glimpses of Nirvana b) ‘Twas Teatime at the Circus c) In the Autumn of My Madness d) Look to Your Soul e) Grand Finale]: 21:39 Bonus tracks: 8.- Seem to Have the Blues (Most All the Time): 39:12 9.- Monsieur Armand: 41:57 10.- Alpha [More]