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Bobby Beausoleil

Bobby Beausoleil
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In 1965, Beausoleil was a member of Arthur Lee's band the Grass Roots, which later changed its name to Love. By 1966, Beausoleil joined a San Francisco band called The Orkustra, his bandmate David LaFlamme went on to greater success with It's a Beautiful Day. Following his stint in The Orkustra, Beausoleil put together the band he called The Magick Powerhouse of Oz. In the late 1970s, he composed and recorded the soundtrack for Kenneth Anger's movie Lucifer Rising. The official Beausoleil soundtrack was released on CD (along with archival material from The Orkustra and The Magick Powerhouse of Oz) in 2004. He has also recorded and released several albums of instrumental material.
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Bobby Beausoleil — Voodoo Shivaya Bobby Beausoleil — Voodoo Shivaya
(Ajna Offensive Flame 101, 2019, 2CD / 2LP / DL)
Bobby Beausoleil — Mantra Bobby Beausoleil — Mantra
(no#, 2016, DL)
Bobby Beausoleil — Orb Bobby Beausoleil — Orb
(CDBaby, 2016, CD)
Bobby Beausoleil — Dancing Hearts Afire Bobby Beausoleil — Dancing Hearts Afire
(Bandcamp no#, 2013/2016, CD)
Bobby Beausoleil — Dreamways of the Mystic Bobby Beausoleil — Dreamways of the Mystic
(White Dog Music (no#), 2005, 2XCD)
Bobby Beausoleil — 7 Bobby Beausoleil — 7
(White Dog Music (no #), 2001, CDr)
Bobby Beausoleil — Orb Bobby Beausoleil — Orb
(White Dog Music (no #), 2001, CD)
Bobby Beausoleil — Mantra Bobby Beausoleil — Mantra
(QBICO 72, 1999/2008, 2xLP)
Bobby Beausoleil — Running With The White Wolf Bobby Beausoleil — Running With The White Wolf
(White Dog Music (no #), 1999, CDr)
Bobby Beausoleil — Lucifer Rising O.S.T. Bobby Beausoleil — Lucifer Rising O.S.T.
( Arcanum Entertainment AECD , 1980/2005, 2XCD)
Bobby Beausoleil — Lucifer Rising Suite - Original Soundtrack and Sessions Anthology Bobby Beausoleil — Lucifer Rising Suite - Original Soundtrack and Sessions Anthology
(Flame 53, 1980/2014, 4xLP / 4xCD)
The Orkustra — Experiments in Electric Orchestra The Orkustra — Experiments in Electric Orchestra
(White Dog Music (no #), 1967/2009, 2xLP)
The Orkustra — Light Shows for the Blind The Orkustra — Light Shows for the Blind
(Arcanum, 1967/2006, LP)

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