The Youngbloods was an American rock band consisting of Jesse Colin Young (vocals, bass), Jerry Corbitt (guitar), Lowell Levinger, nicknamed "Banana" (guitar and electric piano), and Joe Bauer (drums). Despite receiving critical acclaim, they never achieved widespread popularity. Elephant Mountain contains the full Stereo version of the album, plus a few Mono versions of selected tracks plus bonus tracks. Jesse Colin Young – bass, guitar, vocals (1965–1972, 1984–1985).
The Youngbloods is an album by the American rock band The Youngbloods, released in 1967. It was also reissued in 1971 under the title Get Together after the popular single from the album. The album peaked at number 131 on the Billboard 200 although two years later the single "Get Together" reached number five and sold more than a million copies.
BPM Profile Elephant Mountain. Album starts at 95BPM, ends at 119BPM (+24), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by The Youngbloods. High on a Ridge Top. 2003.
A NOTE ABOUT THIS RECORDING: During our mastering process, flaws were found in the original master tape. When attempts to correct these flaws reduced the overall sound quality, it was determined that it would be better to leave the program intact. As a result, certain songs contain slight distortions and/or tape hiss.
Elephant Mountain (1969) is the Youngbloods' third long-player and marks their debut as a trio – featuring Jesse Colin Young (bass/guitar/vocals), Joe Bauer (drums), and Lowell "Banana" Levinger (keyboards) – after the departure of co-founder Jerry Corbitt (guitar/vocals). Although the band initially formed out of the early '60s Northeast folk scene, by the time this set was issued they had relocated to the pastoral Northern California county of Marin. Sham" is perhaps the most straightforward rocker on the album and recalls Bay Area acts like the Sal Valentino-led Stoneground. The disc concludes with the sublime "Ride the Wind" which sports a very sophisticated and slightly Latin-flavored melody. The Youngbloods - Elephant Mountain (1969) MFSL Remastered 1989.
The tracks off of Elephant Mountain are more laid-back and smoother, and seemed more of an achievement at the time, although they come off as less ambitious in this setting. Those cuts were as polished as the group got, and marked their artistic high point, but some of their luster may dim in close proximity to the excitement on the experimentation of the debut album's tracks.