Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf was an American hard-rock band from Los Angeles that released six albums and two live sets on ABC/Dunhill between 1968 and 1971, followed by a trio of 1974–76 titles on Epic. They are best known for the FM rock staples “Born to Be Wild” and “Magic Carpet Ride.”

Members: John Kay (lead vocals, guitar), Jerry Edmonton [aka Jerry McCrohan] (drums, percussion, vocals, 1967-77), Goldy McJohn (keyboards, 1967-74), Michael Monarch (guitar, 1967-69), Rushton Moreve (bass, 1967-69), Nick St. Nicholas (bass, 1969-70), Larry Byrom (guitar, 1969-71), George Biondo (bass, vocals, 1970-77), Kent Henry (guitar, 1971-72), Bobby Cochran (guitar, vocals, 1974-77), Andy Chapin (keyboards, 1975), Wayne Cook (keyboards, 1976-77), Tony Flynn (guitar, 1977-80), Brett Tuggle (keyboards, 1981), Michael Wilk (keyboards, bass, programming, 1982-present), Michael Palmer (guitar, 1981-84), Steve Palmer (drums, 1981-84), Chad Peery (bass, 1981), Welton Gite (bass, 1982), Gary Link (bass, 1984)

Discography:

  • Steppenwolf (1968)
  • The Second (1968)
  • At Your Birthday Party (1969)
  • Monster (1969)
  • Early Steppenwolf (1969, live 1967)
  • Steppenwolf Live (1970)
  • Steppenwolf 7 (1970)
  • For Ladies Only (1971)
  • Slow Flux (1974)
  • Hour of the Wolf (1975)
  • Skullduggery (1976)
  • Wolftracks (1982 • John Kay & Steppenwolf)
  • Paradox (1984 • John Kay & Steppenwolf)
  • Rock & Roll Rebels (1987 • John Kay & Steppenwolf)
  • Rise & Shine (1990 • John Kay & Steppenwolf)

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