Blue Cheer - Summertime Blues

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The Madgypsy
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Was this from American Bandstand?This is one of two videos that had the original lineup.The other is Feathers From Your Tree,done live!!!!No lipsyne there!Thanks for posting,I'd give Anything to hear the KMPX/SSAN demos that were playing Before their first album came out!That was The Best BLUE CHEER,period!
By Doug Denslowe 3 years ago
arrrrrggghhh!!!ces types sont des dingos de la san francisco bay area qui firent un mini carton fin 1967/début 1968 avec cette reprise d'Eddie Cohran,ces trois gonzes étaient le groupe attitré des hell's angels de san francisco et sponsorisés par ces derniers,donc inutile de dire qu'ils étaient plus que persona non grata dans les festivals hippies!!!ils sont également considérés comme les pères fondateurs du hard rock aux states au meme titrer que d'autres (grand funk railroad,cream,hendrix experience...)si qqn veut des infos sur ces types ou en possède,qu'il/elle n'hésite pas à me contacter par mail:vincelegoff@yahoo.fr
By vincent le goff 5 years ago
Francisco-based Blue Cheer was what, in the late '60s, they used to call a "power trio": Dickie Peterson (b. 1948, Grand Forks, ND) (bass, vocals), Paul Whaley (drums), and Leigh Stephens (guitar). They played what later was called heavy metal, and when they debuted in January 1968 with the album Vincebus Eruptum and a Top 40 cover of Eddie Cochran's hit "Summertime Blues," they sounded louder and more extreme than anything that had come before them. As it turned out, they were a precursor of much that would come after. Unfortunately, Blue Cheer itself didn't get much chance to profit from its prescience. Shortly after its breakthrough, the group was wracked by personnel changes. ... Read More...http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll
By The Madgypsy 6 years ago
Merry christmas newcanadian!!!!!!!!thank you!!!!!!!!!!
By Jimmy Keith 6 years ago
who's the musicians?
By Jimmy Keith 6 years ago
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