Steppenwolf | SACD
Steppenwolf Steppenwolf on Hybrid SACD from Analogue Productions, in stock.
Steppenwolf soon emerged as one of the few bands of the late ’60s to successfully straddle the pop-oriented AM mainstream and the hip FM underground, scoring substantial success on both the single and album charts without tailoring its approach to pander to either constituency. “Born to Be Wild,” written by ex-Sparrow member Dennis Edmonton, aka Mars Bonfire, became Steppenwolf’s first major hit, and was subsequently featured prominently (along with the band’s pointed reading of Hoyt Axton’s anti-hard-drug composition “The Pusher”) in the seminal ’60s film Easy Rider, cementing Steppenwolf’s status as counterculture icons as well as earning the group a hardcore biker following.
“Steppenwolf was first recorded at United/Western Studio’s in Los Angeles. We didn’t care for the results at all. Through my friend Morgan Cavett, we discovered The American Recording Studio, with engineers Richard Podolor and Bill Cooper. Everything fit together. They, along with Gabriel Mekler our producer made for some very exciting recording sessions. We were knocked out by what we heard. It was everything we hoped for.
– Hybrid SACD from Analogue Productions
– Compatible with both CD and SACD players
Steppenwolf Steppenwolf Track Listing:
1. Sookie Sookie
2. Everybody’s Next One
3. Berry Rides Again
4. Hootchie Kootchie Man
5. Born To Be Wild
6. Your Wall’s Too High
8. The Pusher
9. A Girl I Knew
10. Take What You Need
11. The Ostrich
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