Gandalf

Gandalf were an American psych-rock band from NYC that recorded a self-titled album in 1967 for Capitol, which belatedly issued the album in 1969. The band originally recorded as The Rahgoos and alternately cut a single for RCA as The Barracuda. Members: Peter Sando (guitar), Bob Muller (bass), Frank Hubach (piano, electric piano, harpsichord, organ), […]

Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf were an American psych-rock band from Denver that released two albums on Liberty in 1970/71, followed by an album apiece on Brut and Claridge. Members: Jerry Corbetta (vocals, keyboards), Rob Webber (guitar), Bob Raymond (bass), Bob MacVittie (drums, 1969-74), Bob Yeazel (guitar, 1971-73), Myron Pollack (drums, 1974-75) Discography: Sugarloaf (1970) Spaceship Earth (1971) I […]

Iron Butterfly

Iron Butterfly were an American psych-rock band from San Diego that released four albums and a live disc on Atco between 1968 and 1970, followed by a pair of albums on MCA in 1975. Members: Doug Ingle (organ, vocals, 1966-71, 1978-79), Danny Weis (guitar, 1966-67), Greg Willis (bass, 1966), Jack Pinney (drums, 1966), Darryl DeLoach […]

Earth Opera

Earth Opera were an American psych-rock band from Boston that released two albums on Elektra in 1968/69. Members: Peter Rowan (guitar, saxophone, vocals), David Grisman (mandolin, keyboards, saxophone, vocals), John Nagy (bass, cello), Paul Dillon (drums, guitar, percussion, vocals), Bill Stevenson (keyboards, vibraphone, 1967-68) Discography: Earth Opera (1968) The Great American Eagle Tragedy (1969)

Fever Tree

Fever Tree were an American psych-rock band from Houston that released three albums on Uni in 1968/69, followed by a fourth on Ampex in 1971. Members: Michael Knust (guitar), Rob Landes (keyboards, woodwind), John Tuttle (drums), EE Wolfe III (bass), Dennis Keller (vocals), Grant Johnson (keyboards), Kevin Kelly (drums), John Clarry (drums), Kenny Blanchette (bass) […]

Autosalvage

Autosalvage were an American blues-rock/psych band from New York that released a self-titled album on RCA Victor in 1968. Members: Thomas Donaher (vocals, guitar), Skip Boone (bass, guitar, piano), Rick Turner (guitar, banjo, dulcimer), Darius LaNoue Davenport (drums, vocals, oboe, keyboards, guitar, bass) Discography: Autosalvage (1968)

Blue Mountain Eagle

Blue Mountain Eagle were an American psych-rock band from Los Angeles that released a self-titled album on Atco in 1970. Members: Joey Newman (vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Bob “B.J.” Jones (lead guitar, vocals), David Price (guitar, vocals), Don Poncher (drums, vocals), Randy Fuller (bass, guitar, vocals, 1969-70), David L. Johnson (bass, 1970) Discography: Blue Mountain […]

Blues Magoos

The Blues Magoos were an American garage-rock/psych band from the Bronx that released three albums on Mercury between 1966 and 1968. After a four-fifths lineup overhaul, two further albums appeared on ABC in 1969/70. Guitarist/singer Peppy Castro later surfaced in the bands Barnaby Bye, Wiggy Bits, and Balance. Original drummer Geoff Daking became an engineer, […]

Love

Love were an American psych-rock band from Los Angeles that released four albums on Elektra between 1966 and 1969. Members: Arthur Lee (vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica, drums), Bryan MacLean (guitar, vocals, 1965-68, 1977-78), Johnny Echols (guitar, 1965-68, 2004-05), John Fleckenstein (bass, 1965), Ken Forssi (bass, 1965-68), Don Conka (drums, 1965, 1991), Alban “Snoopy” Pfisterer (drums, […]