Country Joe and the Fish were one of the top psychedelic bands in the San Francisco area in the 1960s. Their fame rests on several excellent albums, and the bands’ live appearances at legendary venues and festivals, including the Monterey Pop Festival and Woodstock..
Out of the folk revival scenes of Cambridge, Massachussets, and Greenwich Village, New York, the Youngbloods, with Banana on guitar and piano, made some great albums and had a huge hit with "Get Together," often called "the hippie national anthem."
In 1970, a British band named Titus Groan (after a famous novel) made its one and only record. I saw the band then and emailed the guitarist for their story. Their music is eclectic, mixing rock with sax and oboe, with elements of blues, jazz, and a dash of country.
Doug "Cosmo" Clifford is a founding member of Creedence Clearwater Revival. He talks about his early inspirations, meeting John Fogerty, and how he developed his style of drumming.
the music and meaning of "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", being back on the road
Getting Inside the Song ; New solo album, artwork, Michael Clarke, drummers ; The Lovin’ Spoonful
Moby Grape and Moby Dick ; On Buffalo Springfield ; Moby Grape Reunion
The 1960s : War, Drugs, and the Music Business ; Moby Grape : Disappointment and Arrogance ; Meeting Bob Mosley ; Folk, Rock, Pop ; Formation of Moby Grape
is an ethnomusicologist, teacher, author, and musician
based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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