Jay Ferguson

Jay Ferguson (born May 10, 1947) is an American vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter from Burbank, Calif., who first emerged in psych-rockers Spirit, appearing on the albums Spirit, The Family That Plays Together, Clear, and Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus. He then embarked on a three-album stint with the hard-hard/boogie outfit Jo Jo Gunne and appeared […]

Spirit – Spirit (1968)

Spirit is the debut album by the namesake Californian psych-rock band, released in 1968 on CBS/Ode. Tracklist: A1. “Fresh Garbage” (3:11) A2. “Uncle Jack” (2:43) A3. “Mechanical World” (5:16) A4. “Taurus” (2:37) A5. “Girl in Your Eye” (3:16) A6. “Straight Arrow” (2:49) B1. “Topanga Windows” (3:37) B2. “Gramophone Man” (3:49) B3. “Water Woman” (2:10) B4. “The […]

Spirit

Spirit was an American psych-rock band from Los Angeles that released three 1968/69 albums on Ode Records, followed by two 1970–72 albums on Epic and a four-album 1975–77 run on Mercury. Members: Randy California (guitar, vocals, 1967-72, 1974-97), Ed Cassidy (drums, 1967-72, 1974-97), John Locke (keyboards, 1967-72, 1976, 1982-85, 1988-89), Mark Andes (bass, 1967-71, 1974, […]

Spirit – The Family That Plays Together (1968)

The Family That Plays Together is the second album by Californian psych rockers Spirit, released in 1968 on CBS/Ode. Tracklist: A1. “I Got a Line on You” (2:39) A2. “It Shall Be” (3:24) A3. “Poor Richard” (2:31) A4. “Silky Sam” (4:57) A5. “The Drunkard” (2:27) A6. “Darlin If” (2:27) B1. “All the Same” (4:41) B2. […]

Spirit ‎– Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus (1970)

Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus is the fourth album by American art-rock/psych band Spirit, released in 1970 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Prelude – Nothin’ to Hide” (3:41) A2. “Nature’s Way” (2:30) A3. “Animal Zoo” (3:20) A4. “Love Has Found a Way” (2:42) A5. “Why Can’t I Be Free” (1:03) A6. “Mr. Skin” (3:50) B1. “Space […]