Monday, January 4, 2010

The Great Society


I am currently on the run, writing from the road. I will be in Los Angeles for a spell, plying my trade as a snake-oil salesman.

Send well wishes and positive vibes via fax, pneumatic tube or carrier pigeon, etc.

The Great Society featured a young Grace Slick, her (then) husband Jerry Slick, and his brother Darby. I prefer their version of "White Rabbit".

This is indeed one of my favorite artifacts from the San Francisco scene.

Ladies and gentlemen, for your listening pleasure, The Great Society.

Collector's Item (Columbia)

1. Sally Go 'Round The Roses
2. Didn't Think So
3. Grimly Forming
4. Somebody To Love
5. Father Bruce
6. Outlaw Blues
7. Often As I May
8. Arbitration
9. White Rabbit
10. That's How It Is
11. Darkly Smiling
12. Nature Boy
13. You Can't Cry
14. Daydream Nightmare
15. Everybody Knows
16. Born To Be Burned
17. Father


cnjnctvsynth said...

Wow! I just requested this over at RedTelephone66, a great place for psych music. Thanks. On a side note- The other day my wife looked up from her book and in a mixture of surprise and disdain asked, "Are you listening to people having sex to Ravel?"

JNH said...

Wow, this is pretty great—thanks for the dl! I love how stripped down it is, you can hear the spaces between notes.

Steve Lafreniere said...

Father Bruce and White Rabbit are both like some bridge between 50's coffehouse folk and raga-delia. You can hear something changing in the live air of this album.