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Spirit

Interview by uncredited writer, World Countdown News, 1967

Play music with Love. Different backgrounds create new flavors. New ideas are always welcome. ...

Spirit: The Family That Plays Together (Ode)

Review by Miles, International Times, February 1969

From The Ergot Fields ...

Spirit

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, February 1970

SPIRIT IS one of those fine American groups which came to light following the Indian summer of 1967, and which have never really gained the ...

Spirit: 12 Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

Review by Nick Tosches, Rolling Stone, March 1971

ANY ILLUSIONS that might still be clung to along the order of Spirit's being an Epic house organ anthropomorphization-of-eclecticism shuck, complete with baldpated, cerebral – ...

Spirit: The Whisky, Los Angeles

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, April 1972

THERE'S NOT MUCH Spirit left. That doesn't refer only to the departure of Jay Ferguson and Mark Andes and the retirement of Randy California. The ...

Spirit: California Saga

Interview by Ian MacDonald, NME, April 1973

ATTENTION PLEASE. For the next few weeks, Britain will have the chance of witnessing 'live' one of rock's most creative and significant guitarists. ...

Spirit: Spirit of '75

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, July 1975

Drummer Ed Cassidy talks about the new-look Spirit – and explains why a band of '67 is still hunting the big-time ...

Spirit: Spirit of '76

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, August 1975

FROM ITS CONCEPTION to its sonics, Spirit of '76 is this year's eccentric's eccentric record, and Randy California (last heard from as "Kapt. Kopter" on ...

America: The Titanic Might Be Sinking, But There Are Plenty Of Lifeboats Left

Essay by Max Bell, NME, July 1976

BACK IN this very spot, Mick Farren pulled out his critical cudgels and delivered a sorely needed attack on the current state of rock'n'roll. ...

Spirit: Farther Along

Review by Max Bell, NME, July 1976

How Kapt. Kopter kept coming back California, a bona fide genius guitar hero. Who says so? Max Bell says so. ...

Spirit: Spirit of the Sixties

Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1976

RANDY CALIFORNIA: re-formed Spirit after picking pineapples and advice from a fortune teller ...

Spirit: If You Value Your Life, On No Account Read This Headline

Interview by Max Bell, NME, October 1976

...because if you do you'll have to read the feature which is about RANDY CALIFORNIA of SPIRIT. He's a very far-out person. He says so. ...

Spirit: Future Games — A Magical Kahauna Dream (Mercury Import)

Review by Max Bell, NME, March 1977

THE RETURN of Tab, Hunk and Dr. Sardonicus — more outrageously smooth than ever before. A new Spirit album is not only becoming a frequent ...

Spirit: Spirit Live

Review by Paul Morley, NME, July 1978

Goodbye To Rock And All That (For Another Year At Least) ...

An Appreciation Of The Career Of Randy California, Who Died On January 2nd, 1997

Obituary by Phil McMullen, Ptolemaic Terrascope, March 1997

SO, HE'S GONE THEN. If Nick hadn't metaphorically picked me up by the scruff of the neck and encouraged me to start writing the interviews ...

Randy California

Obituary by Max Bell, MOJO, March 1997

RANDY CALIFORNIA, THE GUITARIST AND songwriter of West Coast group Spirit, drowned after swimming off the Hawaiian island of Molokai on January 2. ...

Spirit: The Mercury Years

Review by Paul Lester, Uncut, July 1997

California Dreaming ...

Spirit

Sleevenotes by John Tobler, Sony Records sleevnote, 2000

THE TRAGIC AND unexpected death (from drowning) on the second day of 1997 of guitarist and vocalist Randy California effectively silenced Spirit, described by Billboard ...

see also Randy California

see also Jo Jo Gunne

see also Red Roosters, The

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