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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Links Various Refers
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*  1965+  1970

Line-Up (1970):

Country Joe McDonald - voc,g
Barry Melton - g
Doug Metzner - bg
Mark Kapner - kb
Greg Dewey - ds

Former Members:

Bill Steel (bg, 1965); Bruce Barthol (bg, 1965-68); Mark Ryan (bg, 1968-69); Peter Albin (bg, 1969-70)
David Cohen (kb, 1965-69)
John Francis Gunning (ds, 1965); Gary Hirsch (ds, 1965-69); David Getz (ds, 1969-70)
Mike Beardslee (harp,voc, 1965); Paul Armstrong (harp, 1965-?)
Carl Shrager (washboard, 1965)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Electric Music For The Mind And Body4/1967 Vanguard 39
2.I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixing-To-Die11/1967 Vanguard 67
3.Together7/1968 Vanguard 23
4.Here We Are Again6/1969 Vanguard
5.Greatest Hits12/1969 Vanguard 74
6.C.J. Fish4/1970 Vanguard
7.The Life And Times Of Country Joe And The Fish From Haight-Astbury To Woodstock
10/1971 Vanguard
8.The Best Of Country Joe And The Fish1973 Vanguard
9.Reunion6/1976 Fantasy
10.Collector's Items - The First Three EP's7/1981 Rag Baby
11.Collected Country Joe & The Fish6/1991 Pickwick
12.Classics1992 Big Beat
13.Vanguard Visionaries12.06.2007Vanguard
14.Carousel Ballroom 14-02-6831.03.2015Keyhole

Country Joe McDonald:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.The Goodbye Blues
& Blair Hardman
2.Thinking Of Woody Guthrie12/1969 Vanguard
3.Greatest Hits1969
4.Tonight, I'm Singing Just For You3/1970 Vanguard
5.Quiet Day In Clichy1971
6.From Ashbury To Woodstock1971 2LP
7.Hold On It's Coming17.09.1971Vanguard
8.War - War - War26.11.1971Vanguard
9.Incredible! Live! Country Joe!2/1972 Vanguard
10.Paris Sessions8/1973 Vanguard
11.Country Joe12/1974 Vanguard
12.Paradise With An Ocean View09.01.1976Fantasy
13.The Essential Country Joe McDonald
14.Love Is A Fire8/1976 Fantasy
15.The Golden Hour Of Country Joe McDonald3/1977 Golden Hour
16.Goodbye Blues5/1977 Fantasy
17.Rock And Roll Music From The Planet Earth07.04.1978Fantasy
18.Tribute To Woody1978
19.Leisure Suite12/1979 Fantasy
20.The First Three EP's1980 3LP
21.Early Years1981
22.On My Own8/1981 Rag Baby
23.Into The Fray
6/1982 Rag Baby
24.Animals Tracks8/1983 Animus
25.Child's Play10/1983 Rag Baby
26.Peace On Earth2/1985 Rag Baby
27.Vietnam Experience
1986 Rag Baby
28.Collected Country Joe And The Fish? Pickwick
29.Classics? Big Beat
30.Superstitious Blues1/1991 Rag Baby
31.Carry On1/1995 Rykodisc
32.Reflection of Changing05.08.2003Akarma
33.Vanguard Visionaries12.06.2006Vanguard
34.War War War: Live17.07.2012Rag Baby
35.Time Flies By18.09.2012Globe
36.Entertainment Is My Business
credited to: Country Joe Band
37.Live In New York, 197109.12.2016Roxvox

Barry Melton:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Bright Sun Is Shining1970
2.Melton, Levy & The Dey Brothers1972
3.Barry Melton - The Fish23. 1.1976Rockfield/UA
4.We Are Like The Ocean1977
5.Level With Me3/1981 Rag Baby
6.Songs Of The Next Great Depression1981

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Country Joe & The Fish EP
(I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag / Superbird / Fire In The City / Johnny's Gone To War)
10/1965 Rag Baby
2.Rag Baby
(Bass Strings / Section 43 / (Thing Called) Love)
6/1966 Rag Baby
3.Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine / The Masked Marauder6/1967 Vanguard 95
4.Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine / Love
(v GB)
11/1967 Fontana
5.Janis / Janis (part 2)11/1967 Vanguard
6.Who Am I / Thursday1/1968 Vanguard 114
7.Rock And Soul / Rock And Soul (Part 2)7/1968 Vanguard
8.Here I Go Again / Baby You're Driving Me Crazy6/1969 Vanguard 106
9.Here I Go Again / It's So Nice To Have Love
(v GB)
10/1969 Vanguard
10.I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die / Janis
(v USA)
6/1970 Vanguard
11.I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die / Maria
(v GB)
6/1970 Vanguard

Country Joe McDonald:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Hold On It's Coming / Playing With Fire08.01.1971Vanguard
2.Hold On It's Coming / Hold On It's Coming (part 2)9/1971 Vanguard
3.Country Joe McDonald & Erootna EP
(Kiss My Ass / Tricky Dicky / Free Some Day)
1971 Rag Baby
4.Hang On / Hand Of Man1972 Vanguard
5.Fantasy / I See A Rocket
(v USA)
4/1973 Vanguard
6.Fantasy / Hold On It's Coming
(v GB)
10/1973 Vanguard
7.Dr. Hip / Satisfactory11/1974 Vanguard
8.Jesse James / Chile4/1975 Vanguard
9.Breakfast For Two / Lost My Connection
(v GB 16.1.76)
11/1975 Fantasy 92
10.Save The Whales / Oh! Jamaica4/1976 Fantasy
11.I Need You / Love Is A Fire10/1976 Fantasy
12.In Love Naturally05.11.1976Fantasy
13.La Di Da / Ring Of Fire21.10.1977Fantasy
14.Coyote / Southern Cross3/1978 Fantasy
15.Sunshine Through My Window / Bring Back The 60's Man7/1978 Fantasy
16.Doo Wop Oh / Coyote
& The Persuasions,
(v GB)
17.Take This Time Out / Private Parts12/1979 Fantasy
18.Blood On The Tracks9/1983 Animus

WWW Links:


reunited 12/75 as The Fish
reunited 6/76 (festival Cardiff, original line-up)

Compilation Appearances:

"Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine" on compilation "John Peel - A Tribute" (17.10.05)

Country Joe McDonald:

1971 "Free The Army" revue (+ Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland)
cca 1975 backedná kapela Energy Crisis (Phil Marsh - g, Bruce Barthol - bg, John Blakely - g, Peter Milio - ds, Ted Ashford - kb)

Greg Dewey:

appeared on the LP:

Country Joe McDonald: War - War - War (26.11.71, Vanguard)

Barry Melton:

appeared on the LP:

Country Joe McDonald: Goodbye Blues (5/77, Fantasy)

Press References:

Melody Maker
1976210.01.197616American News
19951225.03.199548Info Freakoprofile
New Musical Express
1974025.05.197415Albumsalbum review
Rock & Pop
20025 52Zapomenutí nezapomenprofile
20026 52Zapomenutí nezapomenprofile