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Blue Cheer

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Blue Cheer, Them: Whisky A Go Go

Live Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 9 December 1967

THEM, THAT is, a group called Them, and the Blue Cheer are the current attraction at the Whisky A Go Go, where they will play ...

Blue Cheer

Profile by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 2 March 1968

IMITATORS and/or carbon copies of top groups seldom make it big in the business of pop. But a probable exception may be Blue Cheer, who ...

Aretha Franklin: Lady Soul (Atlantic); Blue Cheer: Vincebus Eruptum (Philips)

Review by Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 3 March 1968

Aretha Just Keeps Rolling Along ...

Albums from Blue Cheer, Bobbie Gentry and the Human Beinz

Review by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, 23 March 1968

VINCEBUS ERUPTUM (Philips) Blue Cheer 'Summertime Blues', 'Rock Me Baby', 'Doctor Please', 'Out of Focus', 'Parchment Farm' and 'Second Time Around'. ...

Top Tunes: Blue Cheer

Profile and Interview by Michael Oberman, Evening Star, The (Washington DC), 13 April 1968

"THESE GUYS are just like Hell's Angels. The only difference is that they don't have motorcycles — they have their instruments." ...

Traffic, Blue Cheer, Iron Butterfly: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 27 April 1968

Traffic, a British Trio, Flows With Subtlety at Fillmore East ...

Jefferson Airplane et al: Newport Pop Festival, Orange County Fairgrounds CA

Live Review by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 17 August 1968


Blue Cheer: Meet the Loudest Group in the World

Interview by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 26 October 1968

BLUE CHEER have been called the world's loudest group. This American trio first hit the American chart headlines some months ago with their version of ...

Blue Cheer: Outsideinside (Philips)

Review by Mike Jahn, Pop Scene Service, 1 November 1968

Group Does the Impossible Critic Raps Recording Of Favorite Song ...

New LPs from Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Blue Cheer and John Fahey

Review by uncredited writer, Disc and Music Echo, 30 November 1968

Marvin and Tammi: big warm glow! ...

The Newport Pop Festival: Two Days of Surprises, Flowers, Cream Pies... and Super Sounds!

Live Review by Carol Deck, Flip, December 1968

THE ONLY THING really wrong with the Newport Pop Festival held recently in Orange Country, Calif, was that it wasn't in Monterey. ...

Blue Cheer: More Pumice than Lava

Retrospective by Metal Mike Saunders, Flash, Fall 1973

NOTE: Until its unfortunate demise and Mark Shipper’s degeneration into an acid-wrecked vegetable, Flash Magazine was an important clearing house of ideas. Information on rare ...

Blue Cheer, Michael Fennelly: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 25 December 1974

Muted Blast From the Musty Past ...

Blue Cheer: Highlights And Lowlives (Nielbung); Blitzkrieg Over Nuremburg (Thunderbolt)

Review by Edwin Pouncey, Vox, January 1991

BLUE CHEER were once championed as being the loudest band in the world. By today's standards of mega-volume Blue Cheer may sound pretty tame, but ...

Randy Holden

Interview by Richie Unterberger, Perfect Sound Forever, 24 April 1999

RANDY HOLDEN might be the Great Lost Guitar Hero of the 1960's. ...

Invisible Jukebox: John Paul Jones

Interview by Mike Barnes, The Wire, September 1999

Every month we play a musician a series of recordswhich they're asked to identify and comment on — with no prior knowledge of what they're ...

Blue Cheer

Retrospective and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, December 2007

How three Summer Of Love acid-heads became the heaviest band on the planet. ...

Be of Good (Blue) Cheer

Report and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 12 March 2008

FOR MORE THAN 40 years he's been making eardrums ring and, according to his physician, growing calluses on his own. But Blue Cheer founding bassist/vocalist ...

see also Randy Holden


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