Albums That Matter……Country Joe & the Fish – Electric Music For The Mind And Body

country joe and the fish

If you mention the name Country Joe & the Fish to Americans born in 1955 or earlier, chances are that they’ll know the band you’re talking about, at least to the degree that they know their most widely played and quoted song, “I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die Rag.” The problem is, that particular song captured only the smallest sliver of who Country Joe & the Fish were or what they were about. One of the original and most popular of the San Francisco Bay Area psychedelic bands, they were also probably the most enigmatic, in terms of who they actually were, and had the longest and strangest gestation into becoming a rock band. And Joe McDonald may have written the most in-your-face antiwar, anti-military song to come out of the 1960s, but he was also one of the very few musicians on the San Francisco scene who’d served in uniform.    Read more

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/country-joe-the-fish-mn0000128266/biography

Side A
1. Flying high
2. Not so sweet Martha Lorraine
3. Death sound blues
4. Porpoise mouth
5. Section 43

Side B
1. Superdbird
2. Sad & lonely times
3. Love
4. Bass strings
5. The masked marauder
6. Grace

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