WILDFLOWER - 40 YEARS IN A BLINK OF AN EYE

WILDFLOWER - 40 YEARS IN A BLINK OF AN EYE

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Label: WILDFLOWERMUSIC

Release date: 30/08/2008

Barcode: 0700261250847

Catalog no.: WFM0001001

Item ID: 314776

A 2007 collection of tracks by the re-united Wildflower, featuring songs the band played in the '60s, but never recorded during that time. Still has the psych/flower/pop/folk feel from that era. The CD comes with 8 page booklet with all lyrics and nice pictures. In 1965, "The Wildflower" began at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland with Stephen Ehret on rhythm guitar, Tom Ellis on drums, John Jennings on bass, Teddy Schneider played percussion, Michael Brown played lead guitar, and the whole band sang. Stephen wrote the songs for the band and also collaborated with poets, Michael McClure and Michael McCausland. The band was soon playing venues all around the Bay Area and was one of the original psychedelic 60s groups developing the San Francisco Sound that reached maturity during the Summer of Love. They played both the Fillmore and Avalon Ballrooms and toured extensively. Tom left to finish his education and Larry Duncan took over drums until his return. Teddy left the band before a tour back East. Following that, "The Wildflower" toured Canada with "The Youngbloods" and recorded with producer Jerry Corbitt. Just when it seemed their commercial success was secure, they disbanded.
Featured in movies and documentaries about the S.F. rock scene and immortalized in psychedelic poster art, the Wildflower remains a part of the colorful tapestry that was the magic of the sixties.
Tracklisting:
1. Message To You
2. Please Come Home
3. Look Out Your Window
4. A Change Today
5. How Fast You Got To Go When You Got No Place To Run
6. Funny Too The Way We Will Be Sad
7. Ancient Blue
8. Lonesome Don't You Fall On Me
9. Wind Dream
10. Saturdays Mind
11. Coffee Cup
12. Of Planets, Mirrors and Man
13. In My Mind
14. On Even Red

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