Rising Sons

Rising Sons

Rising Sons was a Los Angeles, California-based band found in 1964. The original lineup was Ry Cooder (vocals, six and 12-string guitar, mandolin, slide and bottleneck guitar, dobro), Taj Mahal (vocals, harmonica, guitar, piano), Gary Marker (bass), Jesse Lee Kincaid (vocals and guitar) and Ed Cassidy (drums). Cassidy left the band after he broke his hand and was replaced by Kevin Kelley.

The group was signed to Columbia Records but their album was never issued. One single, "Candy Man"/"The Devil's Got My Woman", did surface, but the group disbanded in 1966.

Mahal became a prominent blues/folk performer and Cooder made his name playing sessions and later recorded successfully under his own name. Cassidy founded the band Spirit and Kelley became a member of his cousin Chris Hillman's band the Byrds in 1968, and played on their seminal "Sweetheart of the Rodeo" album.

Rising Sons' languid, bluesy/folksy sound anticipated future recordings by outfits like Moby Grape, Buffalo Springfield, the Grateful Dead, and the Byrds. The session became widely bootlegged and nearly three decades later were finally given an official release by Columbia Records.

External links

*amg | id = 11:40qpg44ttv8z | label = Rising Sons

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War — (SUVCW) is an American fraternal organization, the legal successor to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). Founded in late 1881, it was originally one of several competing organizations of descendants of Union veterans. By 1886, others had… …   Wikipedia

  • Rising of the North — Date November 1569 January 1570 Location Northern England Result Victory for the Elizabethan forces, strengthening Elizabeth s authority, weakening the aristocracy of the North …   Wikipedia

  • Rising Sun, Indiana — Infobox Settlement official name = City of Rising Sun native name = settlement type = City nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Location in the state of Indiana… …   Wikipedia

  • Sons of Liberty — Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty Éditeur Konami Développeur Konami CE Japan …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Metal Gear Solid: Rising — Tentative box art Developer(s) Kojima Productions Publish …   Wikipedia

  • Metal Gear Solid: Rising — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty — Developer(s) KCEJ Success (PC) Bluepoint Games (HD port) Publishe …   Wikipedia

  • Metal Gear Solid: Rising — Разработчик Kojima Productions Издатель Konami …   Википедия

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance — Эта статья описывает компьютерную игру, находящуюся в разработке. После выпуска игры сведения, приведённые здесь, могут оказаться неверными, и содержание статьи может значительно измениться …   Википедия

  • Easter Rising — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Easter Rising partof=the movement towards Irish independence caption=Proclamation of the Republic, Easter 1916 date=April 24 to April 30, 1916 place=Dublin small action in Ashbourne skirmishes in counties Galway …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.