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Moby Grape

  • The Continuing Saga of Moby Grape

    It is the great lingering miracle of 1967: Moby Grape — the San Francisco quintet blessed with the voices, songs and guitars to become America's Beatles and Rolling Stones combined, that all but crashed on arrival — are stubbornly present, vibrant and adding to their discography. Live (Sundazed), the group's first official collection of prime-time […]

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  • Moby Grape

    What a short, strange trip it was. And what a long, strange trip it turned into anyway. Two Seattle bar-band honchos and two aspiring L.A. pros shoring up speedy psychedelic wonder boy Skip Spence, Moby Grape were assembled by hustler Matthew Katz in San Francisco in 1966 and recorded one magnificent album before Spence's paranoid […]

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  • Moby Grape

    They had the looks, the songs, the guitars (three of 'em) and the singing (five drop-dead, blues-angel voices) — everything they needed to be America's Beatles and Rolling Stones combined. Everything except the luck. Six monthsafter releasing their first LP, Moby Grape, in June 1967, bassist Bob Mosley, drummer Don Stevenson, and guitarists Jerry Miller, […]

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  • 20 Granite Creek

    Well it's sure nice to see the Grape have cheered up since their Fillmore East fiasco of the past June. It was to be their big comeback and in practice they played the best live set ever performed anytime anywhere and then when the audience was there they stank. Audiences can be a pain in […]

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