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Saturday Psychedelics ~ “Numbers” ~ The Paupers

This band blazed out of Toronto Ontario with a debut single & album in 1967 called “Magic People”. Must of fit because they soon were playing at The Fillmore West and The Monterey Pop Festival in San Fran.

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Tuesday Time Machine ~ 1967 in Monterey ~ “Flute Thing” ~ Blues Project

This band formed in 1965 and broke apart in 67′.

Danny Kalb – guitar, vocals
Al Kooper – keyboards, vocals
Steve Katz – guitar, harmonica, vocals
Andy Kulberg – bass, flute
Roy Blumenfeld – drums
Tommy Flanders– vocals
John McDuffy – keyboards

Flanders left after the first album and Kooper would leave after their second 1966 album “Projections” that would feature “Two Trains Running” and a song Kooper wrote “Flute Thing”. With Katz and Kalb following them after this 67′ concert.

This live performance featured a well inspired Kulberg giving the audience a total and complete hallucinogenic trip with his flute ride. John McDuffy who had replaced Kooper did a fantastic job ripping the keyboards on this song.

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Friday At The Fillmore ~ Her Holy Modal Highness ~ Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper

Composed by Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield
From the album Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper
Recorded September 26th-28th 1968 Fillmore West

Al Kooper – organ, piano
Mike Bloomfield – guitar
John Kahn – bass
Skip Prokop – drums
Carlos Santana – guitar
Elvin Bishop – guitar

 

What a line up of musicians for this concert. Three of the best guitarists among them. Some nice bass work from John Kahn as well.

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Thankless Thursday ~ Lookin’ For A Home ~ Al Kooper

Written by Edward “Little Buster” Forehand
Released in 1969

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Friday at the Fillmore ~ Al Kooper, Mike Bloomfield & Johnny Winter

” It’s My Own Fault “

From Mike Bloomfield – Fillmore East: The Lost Concert Tapes

Recorded On 12-13 & 12-14, 1968 at the Fillmore East.

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