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Friday At The Fillmore ~ “At The Mountains Of Madness” ~ H.P. Lovecraft

Written by George Edwards, Dave Michaels, Tony Cavallari
Recorded May 11, 1968 at the Fillmore West.
Released in 1991

Why it ever took so long for this material to be released is beyond me. This band formed in Chicago in 1967 but soon went to the San Fran scene and fitted in perfectly with the psychedelic happening of the day. They became very quick favorites of the hippie masses and performed and toured with every major act known then.

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Friday At The Fillmore ~ The Sun Is Shining ~ Jeff Beck Group

Written by Elmore James.
Recorded July 24 1968 at The Fillmore West.

Jeff Beck – guitar
Rod Stewart – vocals
Mickey Waller – drums
Ron Wood – bass

Before there was “Truth” there was The Fillmore.

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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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Friday At The Fillmore ~ Blues At Sunrise ~ Albert King

Written by Albert King
Originally released as a single in 1960.

This live recording was from the album “Live Wire/Blues Power” recorded on June 26, 1968 at the Fillmore West and released the same year.

Other recordings of this concert were on albums “Wednesday Night In San Francisco” & “Thursday Night In San Francisco (June 27)” released in 1990.

Albert King – guitar and vocals
Willie James Exon – Guitar
James Washington – Organ
Roosevelt Pointer – Bass
Theotis Morgan – drums

Mr. Albert King was SRV’s Idol and what a legendary blues icon to learn from.

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