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