Originally Spirits Rebellious, Spirit are among those bands who, despite being part of the late sixties West Coast milieu, have been largely left behind by the stellar rep of other bands of the era. They missed out on the first wave of psychedelia, and poor management led to their missing Woodstock. They’re not mentioned in..
Once again we see Spirit appearing under the roaming eye of Esoteric, with another in their rather wonderful series of deluxe reissues. This time it’s a slightly unexpected album getting the treatment, in the shape of Tent Of Miracles from 1990 – the band’s penultimate studio record. They were at what can only be described..
When the Rainbow encores finally come to the last song, California proceeds to invite the entire audience along to a party afterward in the lobby of their hotel! Remember Spirit? You should. Emerging in the 1960s playing an eclectic mix of acid-flavoured rock, the band were led by Randy California, a young and mercurial guitar..