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Blue Cheer

Blue Cheer
Country
United States
Profile
American rock band, established in 1966 in San Francisco. Considered by some commentators to be the first heavy metal band, with particular reference to their version of "Summertime Blues."
Website
http://www.myspace.com/bluecheer
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (8)
Various Artists — Blue Explosion - A Tribute to Blue Cheer Various Artists — Blue Explosion - A Tribute to Blue Cheer
(Black Widow BWRCD 035-2, 1999, CD)
Blue Cheer — 7 Blue Cheer — 7
(Shroomangel SR-LP0002, 1979/2012, LP)
Blue Cheer — Oh! Pleasant Hope Blue Cheer — Oh! Pleasant Hope
(Akarma AK 018, 1971/1998, CD)
Blue Cheer — Blue Cheer Blue Cheer — Blue Cheer
(AK 017, 1970/2003, CD)
Blue Cheer — The Original Human Being (BC#5) Blue Cheer — The Original Human Being (BC#5)
(Akarma AK 150, 1970/2001, CD)
Blue Cheer — New! Improved! Blue Cheer — New! Improved!
(Akarma AK 016, 1969/1998, CD)
Blue Cheer — Outside Inside Blue Cheer — Outside Inside
(Sundazed SC 6304, 1968/2012, CD)
Blue Cheer — Vincebus Eruptum Blue Cheer — Vincebus Eruptum
(Sundazed SC 6303, 1967/2012, CD)

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