Monday, June 27, 2022

The Electric Flag - The Band Kept Playing (1974 us, blues rock vibes, 2002 edition)

In 1974 the original Electric Flag members reunited for one album on Atlantic Records. The Band Kept Playing was their last album, and contains some of the best music ever recorded by the Electric Flag. "Every Now and Then" ranks among the best songs Buddy Miles ever wrote, and Grevenite's "Earthquake Country" is a classic piece of early‘70s soul-rock and the standout boogie "Doctor Oh Doctor (Massive Infusion), also penned by Gravenites, also most of the other material is well-played.
1. Sweet Soul Music (Michael Bloomfield, Arthur Conley, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Roger Troy) - 3:56
2. Every Now and Then (Buddy Miles, Vonda Shepard, Roger Troy) - 3:45
3. Sudden Change (Roger Troy) - 3:56
4. Earthquake Country (Nick Gravenites) - 4:03
5. Doctor Oh Doctor (Massive Infusion) (Nick Gravenites) - 5:22
6. Lonely Song (Mark Naftalin) - 3:59
7. Make Your Move (Buddy Miles) - 4:20
8. Inside Information (Mick Jones, Sonny Thompson) - 3:40
9. Talkin' Won't Get It (Michael Bloomfield, Buddy Miles) - 4:12
10.The Band Kept Playing (Michael Bloomfield) - 5:12

The Electric Flag
*Michael Bloomfield - Guitar, Vocals
*Nick Gravenites - Guitar, Vocals
*Barry Goldberg - Keyboards
*Buddy Miles - Drums, Vocals
*Roger Troy - Bass 
*Barry Beckett - Keyboards, Mellotron, Moog Synthesizer
*Albhy Galuten - Keyboards
*King Biscuit Boy - Harmonica
*Nicky Marrero - Percussion
*Richard Newell - Harmonica
*Richard Tee - Keyboards
*George Terry - Guitar

1967  Electric Flag - The Trip
1968-69  Electric Flag - An American Music Band / A Long Time Comin'  
196?-7?  The Electric Flag - Live
Related Acts
1965-66  The Barry Goldberg Blues Band - Blowing My Mind ..Plus (2003 remaster and expanded)
1968  Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper, Steve Stills - The Super Sessions (2014 Hybrid Multichannel SACD 24/88) 

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