Jam Band/Jazz Rock/Progressive Rock Sweden 1970s (Tracks) – Fläsket Brinner – “Bosses Låt”

Jam Band/Jazz Rock/Progressive Rock Sweden 1970s (Tracks)

Fläsket Brinner (Stockholm, Sweden)

Instrumental Music

“Bosses Låt” (written by Bo Hansson) B3 track included on the album ” Fläsket Brinner” 

Released on Silence Records ( SRS 4606) in 1971 

The track is also included on the double vinyl compilation album “Festen På Gärdet”

Released on Silence Records ( SRS 4603) in 1971

Line-up/Credits :

Bass – Per Bruun

Composed By – Bo Hansson (tracks: B3), Fläsket Brinner (tracks: A1, B1, B2, B4 to B6)

Drums – Erik Dahlbäck

Engineer – Anders Lind

Guitar – Bengt Dahlén

Organ, Flute – Sten Bergman

Photography By, Design [Collage] – Hans Esselius

Producer – Anders, Fläsket Brinner

Saxophone – Gunnar Bergsten

Studio Album, released in 1971

Songs / Tracks Listing :

1. Gånglåten (6:51)
2. Tysta Finskan (14:02)
3. Gunnars Dilemma (2:10)
4. Bengans Vals (0:59)
5. Bosses Låt (5:46)
6. Räva (1:34)
7. Uppsala Gård (2:39)
8. Musik Från Liljevalchs (6:40)

Line-up / Musicians :

Bengt Dahlèn / Guitar, Violin, Vocals
Gunnar Bergsten / Saxophone
Sten Bergman / Organ, Flute
Per Bruun / Bass
Erik Dahlbäck / Drums

Guest musicians:

Ove Gustavsson / Bass (4,7)
Bosse Hansson / Organ (4), Cowbell (1,2)

Formed
1970, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Members :
Bengt Dahlén (guitar), Per Bruun (bass), Sten Bergman (organ, flute), Erik Dahlbäck (drums), Gunnar Bergsten (saxophone), Bo Hansson (organ), Mikael Ramel (guitar, vocals), Bobo Stenson(Fender Rhodes), Bill Öhrström (congas), Bosse Skoglund (drums), Jan Ternald (piano), Sebastian Öberg (mandola), Thomas Jutterström (keyboards), Göran Lagerberg (bass, 2005-present), Anders Ekholm (saxophone, 2005-present), Stefan Blomquist (keyboards, 2007-present)
Related Artists :
Atlantic Ocean, Egba, Jaguar, The Merrymen, Steampacket, Älgarnas Trädgård, Änglaspel

Fläsket Brinner was a Swedish band during the 70’s who released two albums and had ties to Bo Hannson.

The first s/t album was released in 1971 and is an instrumental album which was recorded live. It is composed of jams of jazz-rock, heavy rock, psychedelic and some folk tunes in a somewhat free-form in the two first longer tracks and there are also the shorter tracks (which composed side B of the LP and one of which was with Bo Hansson). They play an excerpt of Bo Hansson’s Lord of the Rings on Tysta Finskan. The band features Sten Bergman (keyboards) and Gunnar Bergsten (saxes) who played with Bo Hansson. Hansson himself appears on the track Bosses Låt which he wrote. All in all, a very dynamic record that gets the listener hooked.

The second album Fläsket is different from its predecessor. This is a double album which has been reissued on CD in 2003. LP 1 is the studio release and LP 2 is a live recording. It is a mixture of sounds. Mainly instrumental, LP 1 starts out as full blown fusion with great keyboards work. It then goes on to explore more styles. On the live LP, the spirit of the first album is regained in the jams and the style, but it is not as even and good as the first album. In 2003, when the second album was reissued, the band was reunited.

This band is recommended for their energetic performance and enthusiastic live shows in both albums.

The following is taken from the band’s website in http://www.flasketbrinner.com/:
In the summer of 2005 the original members Bengt Dahlén (guitar) and Erik Dahlbäck (drums) were joined by Thomas Jutterström (Hammond and Fender Rhodes), Göran Lagerberg (bass) and Anders Ekholm (tenor saxophone). The addition of these experienced musicians brought Fläsket to a whole new level and this constellation are more than ready to meet their fans – both the old and the new ones.

If one should try and describe the music they play it usually means emphasizing that it is very influenced by jazz, partly because it is instrumental but also because it is based on improvisation. Other bands that can be associated with Fläsket Brinner are Frank Zappa’s Mother’s of Invention and Deep Purple.
But most of all, the band sound like themselves. It is a legible, clear and personal sound that cannot be mistaken for anything else.

Fläsket Brinner is, with its mixture of rock, jazz and folk music one of the premier representatives of the musically interesting period of prog music – a sound that lasts till today. It is a newly found interest for the music that dominated the early seventies and some of the bands from that period have been reunited and are now playing together again.

Fläsket Brinner – “Fläsket Brinner” Album cover photo (front)

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Fläsket Brinner – “Fläsket Brinner” Album photo (B’ Side)

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Various Artists – “Festen På Gärdet” Album cover photo (front)

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Various Artists – “Festen På Gärdet” Album photo ( Side Three)

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Fläsket Brinner – “Bosses Låt” Video file link on YouTube

Fläsket Brinner – “Fläsket Brinner” Full Album Video file link on YouTube

Fläsket Brinner – “Bosses Låt”Video file link on DailyMotion

Fläsket Brinner – “Fläsket Brinner” Full Album Video file link on Vimeo

Festen På Gärdet Documentary Video file link on YouTube

Fläsket Brinner Band’s Page on Discogs

Fläsket Brinner Band’s Page on Rate Your Music

Fläsket Brinner Band’s Page on Spotify

Fläsket Brinner Band’s Page on Apple Music

Fläsket Brinner Band’s Page on Google Music Store

Fläsket Brinner – “Fläsket Brinner” Full Album Download Link on Willie Said Blog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acid/Psychedelic Rock U.S.A. 1970s (Tracks) Tripsichord Music Box – “Fly Baby”

Acid/Psychedelic Rock U.S.A. 1970s (Tracks)

Tripsichord Music Box (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)

“Fly Baby” (written by B. Carr) B3 track included on the album “Tripsichord Music Box” 

Released on Janus Records (JLS 3016) in 1971

Line-up/Credits :

Bill Carr: vocals
Randy Gordon: drums
Oliver McKinney: keyboards, vocals
Ron McNeely: vocals
Frank Straight: guitar
David Zandonatti: bass, vocals

Tripsichord Music Box, who evolved from the Ban and the Now, was a rock and psych band, managed by Matthew Katz who worked with Jefferson Airplane, Moby Grape, and It’s a Beautiful Day. Their loyalty to Katz, at a time when many San Francisco bands were signing recording deals with LA based labels, may have contributed to their relatively unknown status today.

Led by singer/songwriter David Zandonatti, Tripsichord recorded a full length LP, Tripsichord, which is still considered equal to the best and most brilliantly crafted albums of the acid rock movement, and several singles for Katz’s San Francisco Sound label.

In addition to putting out authentic psych music in the late 1960s and early ’70s, the band is also responsible for some of the most overtly Mormon lyrics ever recorded outside of Utah.

Tripsichord Music Box, whose shortened name Tripsichord is sometimes used, came from San Francisco. Even though their album was released in 1971, late for the fast paced 1966-1968 period of San Francisco psychedlia, it is still considered an equal to the best and most brilliantly adept albums from the acid rock movement—a Bay area music specialty based upon distorted (crazy) guitars. Probably formed in 1968 by five relatively fresh musicians, the group had a very classic rock line-up: Randy Gordon on the drums, Frank Straight on guitar, Dave Zandonatti on bass, Oliver Mckinney on keyboards (organ), and B. Carr on vocals. Our five acid rockers quickly assembled a repertoire of original songs, thanks for the most part to the talents of Dave Zandonatti and B. Carr. This doesn’t mean for certain that, in the first part of their career, there weren’t some personnel changes. In any case, in 1969 they were taken under the wing of Matthew Katz. Manager, producer, and the founder and operator of the San Francisco Sound label, Katz was a know Haight Ashbury character, having participated in a good number of music ventures since that day in March 1965 where, with singer Marty Balin (founder of Jefferson Airplane) he purchased the bar “the Honey Bucket”. Situated on Fillmore Street in the Marina district, it was remodeled and redecorated and would become the well-known music club the Matrix. Matthew Katz would, as a result, become the first manager/producer of Jefferson Airplane. Whatever criticisms one could lobby against Katz’s methods of band management, it is undeniable that he often knew how to take full advantage of intuition and taste. Thus, in 1966, he took over the business end of the still fledgling Moby Grape. Then in 1968, he allowed It’s a Beautiful Day to press a single and release an LP on his own label before they signed with Columbia.

It was San Francisco Sound that released the first recording of Tripsichord Music Box—the single “Times and Seasons”/“Sunday the Third” (San Francisco Sound 115). The resulting sound was certainly unique, but the LP format was too restrictive in its length to allow the band to express the entirety of their talents. And if these two titles did possess rare qualities, particularly on “Sunday the Third”, they were hardly original and didn’t stand out against the masses of music produced in1969. It was also at this time that Matthew Katz concocted the idea to release a compilation—one that was destined to lift up his young protégés. Titled “San Francisco Sound”, the compilation was released on the mysterious label Fifth Pipe Dream (F.P.D. 11680) and brought together tracks from It’s a Beautiful Day (“Bulgaria” and the imaginative and unedited “Aquarian Dream”, the two sides of their first single), Black Swan (a rather ordinary pop group—the weakest of the four), Indian Puddin Pipes (the formidable “Hashish” and “Water and Wine”) and of course Tripsichord Music Box. Tripsichord contributed three songs: “You’re the Woman”, “It’s Not Good” (these two songs are actually one), and “Family Song”. By far the longest tracks on the album, they are superb, and even though the vocals are themselves excellent, it is above all the explosive and burning guitar and organ solos, and the high-tension melodies that keep our attention. The perfect illustration of acid rock at its highest level, these three tunes that are found nowhere else have been added, on this CD, to the nine songs from the original Tripsichord album—providing a more complete look into what was Tripsichord Music Box.

The product of a collaboration between San Francisco Sound and Janus Records (between Katz and Bob Scerbo), Tripsichord Music Box (Janus J.L.S. 3016), was released two years later in 1971. The album cover was particularly beautiful and symbolic. Done in the style of Gustave Klimt and 1920s illustrators, it evokes the surreal, magical and dreamlike atmosphere of fairy tales, and prepares us for the marvelous voyages (trips) of acid rock. As you are able to discover, the content is at the top of its game, and if certain songs like “We Have died” or “Son of the Morning” remind us of Moby Grape (melodies, vocals and bright sounds), the complete record offers spurts of explosive and deafening guitars, beautiful melodies and remarkable energy. The album doesn’t have a single weak spot, and each song, in its proper place, can inspire happiness. For my part, I must confess a preference for the elevated cavalcades that are “On the Last Ride”, “New World”, “Short Order” and especially “Fly Baby” (a high point in the guitar fret board trip of San Francisco art). A beautiful work that must be a part of your record collection, and listened to often, very often, to once again feel the pleasure, the emotion and the lyricism of these cosmic dreams, already nostalgic from a lost paradise.

Track-listing :

1. on the last ride 4:39
2. we have passed away 2:45
3. black door 2:54
4. the new word 4:29
5. son of the morning 5:32
6. short order steward 5:03
7. the narrow gate 3:32
8. fly baby 6:24
9. everlasting joy 4:18
10. you’re the woman 4:01
11. it’s not good 2:42
12. family song 8:23
13. times & seasons 3:21
14. sunday the third 3:16

The Tripsichord Music Box – “The Tripsichord Music Box” Album cover photo (front)

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The Tripsichord Music Box – “Fly Baby” Video file link on YouTube

The Tripsichord Music Box Band’s Page on Discogs

The Tripsichord Music Box Band’s Page on Rate Your Music

The Tripsichord Music Box – “The Tripsichord Music Box Full Album Video file link on YouTube

The Tripsichord Music Box Band’s Page on Wikipedia

The Tripsichord Music Box – “The Tripsichord Music Box” Full Album Audio file link on Spotify

The Tripsichord Music Box – “The Tripsichord Music Box” Full Album Download Link on Rock Archeologia Blog

The Tripsichord Music Box – “The Tripsichord Music Box” Full Album Download Link on 60-70 Rock Blog

The Tripsichord Music Box Band’s Page on Apple Music

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Garage/Psychedelic Rock U.S.A. 1960s (Tracks) Hunger – “Workshop”

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Garage/Psychedelic Rock U.S.A. 1960s (Tracks)

Hunger  (Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.)

“Workshop” A2 track included on the album “Strictly From Hunger” 

Released on Public! Records (P-1006) in January 1969

Line-up/Credits :

Mike Lane – Vocals
Bill Daffern – Drums, Vocals
Steve Hansen – Rhythm Guitar
Tom Tanory – Bass
John Morton – Lead Guitar
Mike Parkinson – Vocals, Keyboards
Ed King – Lead Guitar, Bass

Liner Notes – Phil Flamm

Mastered By – Marty Cerf

Performer – John Morton, Mike Lane, Mike Parkison, Steve Hansen, Tom Tanory, Bill Daffern

Photography By [Cover Photos], Design – Nik Shrode

Producer – Jim Pettinotti, Joe Koistra

Hunger! (the name sometimes given as just Hunger) was a band in the psychedelic rock music scene that flourished on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles in the 1960s.

The band formed in Portland, Oregon, and later moved to Los Angeles, where they gained a following after opening for groups such as the Doors. They released one album, Strictly from Hunger!, in 1968 (reworked and reissued in 1969) and broke up soon after.

Hunger!, originally from Portland, Oregon and known as the Outcasts, toured regionally and had acquired a following. Their local success culminated with the group winning a local battle of the bands contest.

The band decided to try to make it in the Los Angeles music scene. Thy found a manager, changed their name to Hunger! and were soon playing in various Los Angeles venues including the Whisky a Go Go, the Cheetah, and Kaleidoscope, as well as lesser known venues such as the Blue Law, playing with and meeting other up and coming bands such as Hour Glass (which soon become the Allman Brothers Band), Steppenwolf, Procol Harum, all the while developing their sound and writing original material. As in Portland, Hunger! developed a following and were being favorably compared to bands such as the Doors in the Los Angeles music press.

They recorded their album Strictly From Hunger!, which was released in Europe in 1968 and gained radio play and sales. But the band, which had already been on the verge of breaking up, dissolved under the added pressures. A reworked version of the album, featuring Strawberry Alarm Clock and Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, was released in 1969.

Today Hunger! and the album Strictly From Hunger maintain a cult status in psychedelic circles having been covered by bands such as the Treblemakers and the Glass Keys.

Discography 

Albums
  • Strictly From Hunger (Public! Records P-1006) 1969
  • Hunger (No label) 1969

Both albums were reissued as The Lost Album, a 2-LP package (Akarma 045/2) in 1999

Singles
  • She Let Him Continue/Mind Machine (Public! Records PR 101/2) 1968
  • No Shame/Not So Fine (Public! Records PR 103/4) 1968
  • Colors/Mind Machine (Public! Records PR 1001) 1969

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Album cover photo (front)

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Hunger – “Workshop” Video file link on YouTube

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Full Album Video file link on YouTube

Hunger Band’s Page on Spotify

Hunger Band’s Page on Apple Music

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Full Album Download Links on Rockasteria Blog

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Full Album Download Links on Tyme Machine Blog

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Full Album Download Links on 60-70 Blog

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Full Album Download Links on Psych Spaniolos Blog

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Review of the album on It’s A Psychedelic Baby Magazine Blog

Hunger Band’s Page on Discogs

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Information on the reissue edition of the album on Portland Mercury Page

Hunger – “Strictly From Hunger” Information on the reissue edition of the album on Time Machine Productions Page