SPIRIT - THE FAMILY THAT PLAYS TOGETHER 12" LP VINYL ALBUM

Description:  "The Family That Plays Together", the second of four albums released by the original Spirit lineup, was marketed by Ode Records in 1968. Unlike its predecessor, Spirit, their self-titled and surreal debut, "The Family That Plays Together" evinces more greatly the band's ability for playing beyond the genre of psychedelic rock than within it. Tracks "It Shall Be" and "Silky Sam" demonstrate the ease with which the ensemble can incorporate jazz into their idiosyncratic form of rock, while "Jewish" and "Aren't You Glad" evidenced the band's competence in exploiting, to their advantage, both world music and jam rock respectively. "Poor Richard," "Jewish," and "All the Same" feature glorious double track lead breaks from guitarist California. The inspiration behind entitling The Family was derived from the stepson-stepfather relationship guitarist Randy California and percussionist Ed Cassidy shared.

 

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Music Genre:

 
Acid Jazz, Psych Prog Rock 

Album Production Information:

 

The album: "SPIRIT - Family That Plays Together" was produced by: Lou Adler

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Eric Wienbang, Armin Stiener

Album cover design: Tom Wilkes

Album cover photography: Guy Webster

Label Information:

 
EPIC KE 31461 / AL 31461 , ODE Records Z12 44014

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1968 Made in USA

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: SPIRIT - Family That Plays Together

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Mark Andes - Bass, Vocals
  • Randy California - Bass, Guitar, Vocals
  • Ed Cassidy - Percussion, Drums
  • Jay Ferguson - Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals
  • John Locke - Keyboards

Complete Track-listing of the album "SPIRIT - Family That Plays Together"

The detailed tracklist of this record "SPIRIT - Family That Plays Together" is:

    Track-listing :
  1. "I Got a Line on You" California 2:39
  2. "It Shall Be" 3:24
  3. "Poor Richard" 2:31
  4. "Silky Sam" 4:57
  5. "Drunkard" 2:27
  6. "Darlin' If" California 2:27
  7. "All the Same" California, Cassidy 4:41
  8. "Jewish" California 3:23
  9. "Dream within a Dream" 3:13
  10. "She Smiles"" 2:30

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Yellow Color EPIC KE 31461 Record Label Details: Printed in U.S.A.


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