Alternately heralded as a soundtrack to schizophrenia and a visionary solo effort oar became delegated to cut out and bargain bins shortly after its release in the spring of 1969. It was recorded over seven days in december 1968 in nashville and features spence on all of the instruments.
From wikipedia the free encyclopedia oar is the only solo studio album by american rock musician skip spence released on may 19 1969 by columbia records.
Alexander skip spence oar. Amazon musicでalexander skip spenceのoar をチェック amazon co jpにてストリーミング cd またはダウンロードでお楽しみください ジェファーソン エアプレーンの最初期のメンバーのソロ作なんだろな気だるさ暗さね中に人を引きつける. The visionary solo work recorded during alexander skip spence s last days as part of the seminal san francisco band moby grape. Alexander skip spence was another musician besieged by drug use during the psychedelic 60 s but again i m getting ahead of myself.
No one except psychedelic renaissance man alexander skip spence could have created an album such as oar. Sundazed restores the original columbia album version of oar directly from the 2 track master tapes circa 1968. Skip had a more than illustrious past that included work with moby grape quicksilver messenger service the jefferson airplane and touched another dozen groups in one manner or another.
First track off oar the only solo album by the ex moby grape and jefferson airplane member enjoy any copyright violation is unintended. He was co founder of moby grape and played guitar with them until 1969. Original oar little hands 0 00 cripple creek 3 44diana 6 01 margaret tiger rug 9 33weighted down the prison song 11 51war in peace 18 1.
He wrote the material during his six month confinement. He released one solo album 1969 s oar and then largely withdrew from the music industry. Alexander skip spence oar cd album re rm rem sony music special products wk 75031 us 1995 sell this version sc 11075 a 30731 alexander spence oar cd album re rm sundazed music sony music.
I don t own no ri. Alexander lee skip spence april 18 1946 april 16 1999 was a canadian born american singer songwriter and musician. This is the only solo album by former jefferson airplane drummer and moby grape guitarist singer songwriter alexander spence aka skip spence.