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Steppenwolf - Steppenwolf (1968)

4 out of 5 Stars!

In the post “flower power” era of music, many of my favorite “heavy” American/Canadian bands adopted an intriguing yet similar style—a “definitive” sound—made popular by bands such as Grand Funk Railroad, Bloodrock, The Guess Who, Three Dog Night, etc…and (especially) Steppenwolf, who (arguably) were the potential “instigators” or the “grand-daddies” of that particular unique “American” style. 220 more words

Album Reviews

Born To Be Wild(ish)

Do you ever find yourself looking back at earlier versions of yourself, and wondering about how different life was? As we get older, we have a lot more to look back on and while some might contend that we should always look ahead, and never look back, I think we can learn from our past. 1,119 more words


Watch "Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf" on YouTube

“Born to Be Wild” is a song first performed by the band Steppenwolf, written by Mars Bonfire. The song is often invoked in both popular and counter culture to denote a biker appearance or attitude. 237 more words


Songs Of The Day

” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog “

You Make Me Feel So Young

Frank Sinatra

Magic Carpet Ride 


I am still working on Frank’s Bio by Kaplan THE CHAIRMAN and in it it talks about the above song and how it was still popular eventhough Rock was heading into the scene and I thought of course because the two styles of music are the same thing an original singular response to life as all great art is! 130 more words

Quote of the Week #16

“As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.”

~Hermann Hesse


Week 27 ~ Purple

Three things I love – secondhand finds, good sounds, and psychedelic album art.

Novel Band Names (Part 2)

A surprising amount of bands have named themselves directly from literary sources.
Boo Radleys got their name from a character from the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee and published in 1960. 79 more words