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Spirit
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Spirit was an American jazz/hard rock/progressive rock/psychedelic band founded in 1967, based in Los Angeles, California. The original lineup of the group evolved from an earlier Los Angeles band, The Red Roosters, which included Randy California (guitars, vocals), Mark Andes (bass) and Jay Ferguson (vocals, percussion). With the addition of California's stepfather Ed Cassidy (drums), and keyboard player John Locke the new band was originally named the Spirits Rebellious (after a book by Khalil Gibran) but was soon shortened simply to Spirit.
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http://www.randycaliforniaandspirit.com
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Releases on file (40)
Various Artists — 7 and 7 Is Various Artists — 7 and 7 Is
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 51 to 57, 2014, 7x7")
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 — Tales from the Westside Spirit — Tales from the Westside
(Floating World FLOATM6087, 1996/2011, 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 — Natures Way Spirit — Natures Way
(Werc Crew , 1991, CD Mini-Album)
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)
Spirit — Future Games / Spirit of 84 Spirit — Future Games / Spirit of 84
(BGO CD657, 1984/2005, 2CD)
Spirit — Spirit of '84 Spirit — Spirit of '84
(Mercury 422-818 514-1 M-1, 1984, 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 — Future Games (A Magical Kahauna Dream) Spirit — Future Games (A Magical Kahauna Dream)
(Mercury SRM-1-1133, 1977, LP)
Spirit — The Mercury Years Spirit — The Mercury Years
(534 602-2 , 1977/1997, 2CD)
Spirit — Farther Along Spirit — Farther Along
(Mercury SRM-1-1094, 1976, LP)
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 — Son of Spirit Spirit — Son of Spirit
(Mercury SRM 1-1053, 1975, LP)
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)
Spirit — Feedback Spirit — Feedback
(Collectors' Choice CCM-421-2, 1972/2003, 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)

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