Exposé Online banner

Randy California

Randy California
Country
United States
Profile
Randy California (1951 - 1997) was a guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the original members of the rock group Spirit, formed in 1967.
Website
http://randycaliforniaandspirit.com
Related articles (10)
Releases on file (37)
Spirit — Blues from the Soul Spirit — Blues from the Soul
(Acadia ACAD 8047, 2003, 2CD)
Spirit / Randy California — Sea Dream Spirit / Randy California — Sea Dream
(Acadia ACAD 8017, 2002, 2CD)
Spirit — Cosmic Smile Spirit — Cosmic Smile
(Horizons HZ 002/2, 2000, 2LP)
Spirit — California Blues Spirit — California Blues
(Werc Crew Crew 2204, 1996, CD)
Spirit — California Blues Redux Spirit — California Blues Redux
(139th Broadway , 1996/2009, 2CD)
Spirit — Son of America Spirit — Son of America
(Acadia , 1996/2005, 2CD)
Spirit — Live at La Paloma Spirit — Live at La Paloma
(Werc Crew CREW 22003, 1995, CD)
Spirit — Live from the Time Coast Spirit — Live from the Time Coast
(Floating World FLOATM6063 , 1995/2010, 2CD)
Spirit — Chronicles 1967-1992 Spirit — Chronicles 1967-1992
(Werc Crew CREW 22002 , 1992, CD)
Spirit — The Last Euro Tour Spirit — The Last Euro Tour
(Floating World , 1991/2010, 2CD)
Spirit — Tent of Miracles Spirit — Tent of Miracles
(DRG-22001, 1990, CD)
Spirit — Rapture in the Chambers Spirit — Rapture in the Chambers
(IRS EIRSACD-1014, 1989, CD)
Randy California — Shattered Dreams Randy California — Shattered Dreams
(Line LILP 4.00197, 1986, LP)
Randy California — Restless Randy California — Restless
(Vertigo VERL 19, 1985, LP)
Spirit — Future Games / Spirit of 84 Spirit — Future Games / Spirit of 84
(BGO CD657, 1984/2005, 2CD)
Randy California — The Euro-American Years 1979-1983 Randy California — The Euro-American Years 1979-1983
(Acadia ACAD 8141, 1983/2007, 4CD)
Randy California — Euro-American Randy California — Euro-American
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 36, 1982, LP)
Spirit — The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potato Land Spirit — The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potato Land
(Line LICD 9.00092 O, 1981/1988, CD)
Spirit — Live Spirit — Live
(Illegal ILP 001 , 1978, LP)
Spirit — Live Spirit Spirit — Live Spirit
(Potato PR 2001 , 1978, LP)
Spirit — Made in Germany Spirit — Made in Germany
(Roof Music RD 17 22 00, 1978/1997, CD)
Spirit — Rockpalast: West Coast Legends Vol.3 Spirit — Rockpalast: West Coast Legends Vol.3
(SPV SPV 90252, 1978/2010, CD & DVD)
Spirit — Two Sides of a Rainbow Spirit — Two Sides of a Rainbow
(Floating World FLOATD6136, 1978/2012, 2CD)
Spirit — The Mercury Years Spirit — The Mercury Years
(534 602-2 , 1977/1997, 2CD)
Spirit — Son of Spirit / Farther Along Spirit — Son of Spirit / Farther Along
(BGO CD644, 1976/2004, CD)
Spirit — Salvation... The Spirit of '74 Spirit — Salvation... The Spirit of '74
(Acadia ACAD 8173, 1975/2007, 3CD)
Spirit — Spirit of 76 Spirit — Spirit of 76
(BGO BGOCD605, 1975/2003, 2CD)
Spirit — At Ebbetts Field 1974 Spirit — At Ebbetts Field 1974
(Good Ship Funke GSF009, 1974/2015, CD)
Spirit — 1984 Spirit — 1984
(Head Discs , 1973/1997, CD)
Spirit — The Original Potato Land Spirit — The Original Potato Land
(Floating World FLOATM6080, 1973/2011, 2CD)
Randy California — Kapt. Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirly Birds Randy California — Kapt. Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirly Birds
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2227, 1972/2010, CD)
Spirit — Time Circle (1968 - 1972) Spirit — Time Circle (1968 - 1972)
(Epic E2K 47363, 1972/1991, 2CD)
Spirit — Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus Spirit — Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus
(Epic EK 65003, 1970/1996, CD)
Spirit — Clear Spirit — Clear
(Epic EK 65002, 1969/1996, CD)
Spirit — Model Shop  (OST) Spirit — Model Shop (OST)
(Sundazed SC 6197, 1968/2005, CD)
Spirit — Spirit Spirit — Spirit
(Epic EK 64965, 1968/1996, CD)
Spirit — The Family That Plays Together Spirit — The Family That Plays Together
(Epic EK 65001, 1968/1996, CD)

Latest news

2018-02-18
Didier Lockwood RIP – Word reaches us today of the death of one of France's great jazz musicians, violinist Didier Lockwood. His playing bridged many worlds, from traditional jazz to fusion to progressive rock, and his talent can be heard on recordings by Magma, Clearlight, Pierre Moerlen's Gong, and many more. Lockwood was 62. » Read more

2018-02-15
10 Years of Fruits de Mer - The Incomplete Angler – Those of you who are faithful followers of Exposé will know that we have been promoting Fruits de Mer and its side labels and releases from nearly its first year. Now music journalist and author Dave Thompson has written a book chronicling the past ten years as a celebration of this milestone. » Read more

2018-02-14
Tom Rapp RIP – Singer / songwriter Tom Rapp, best known with the band Pearls Before Swine, passed away on February 12, at the age of 70, after a battle with cancer. » Read more

2018-01-30
Bill Bruford Ventures into Uncharted Territory – Drum master Bill Bruford, veteran of some of the most creative bands in history (King Crimson, Yes, Genese, etc.), is sharing some of what he's learned about being a drummer and a musician in his new book, Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer, out on University of Michigan Press. » Read more

2018-01-18
Christian Burchard RIP – Multi-instrumentalist Christian Burchard, who founded the seminal band Embryo in 1969, has died at the age of 71. His January 17 passing was announced on the band's Facebook page. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Ars Nova - Fear and Anxiety – Here is one of those albums that I hate at one listen, and love at the next. Ars Nova is a Japanese instrumental trio of mega-keyboards, bass, and drums, playing pretty much in the tired old keyboard...  (1994) » Read more

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic - Dawn of the Cycads – Since I think Birdsongs of the Mesozoic are a great band, and I think cycads are really interesting plants, I won’t be pedantic and point out that cycads actually appeared in the Early Permian and...  (2009) » Read more

Buckethead - Monsters and Robots – For readers of superhero comics, the Origin issue was always a treat. How did Radioman develop the ability to project radio waves from his eyes? How did Buckethead get his name and strange persona? On...  (2000) » Read more

Anoushka Shankar / Karsh Kale - Breathing under Water – Acclaimed sitar master Anoushka Shankar and ex-Tabla Beat Science techno beat master Karsh Kale teamed up for one of the surprise East-meets-West collaborations of last year. The two musicians are...  (2009) » Read more

Receptor Sight - Cycles and Connections – Besides the eight track titles, the CD packaging contains like, zero information. Recall from their earlier disc Undogmamind (reviewed in issue 27), Receptor Sight is an experimental duo from Sonoma...  (2006) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues