In the forefront of the psychedelic music movement,now known mainly as a backup band for the vocals of Janis Joplin. Appear in the hard-to get Monterey Pop Festival video. Originals were:
peter albin, bass
james gurley, guitar
& sam houstin andrew, guitar
david getz, drums

Formed in San Francisco in 1965, the band was managed by Chet Helms, an important figure in the summer of love. Joined by Joplin in '66, they disbanded in 1972.

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