On July 6, 1971.

High Time

On July 6, 1971, “Atlantic” label released “High Time”, the second MC5 studio album. It was recorded September–October 1970,  at “Artie Fields Studios” in Detroit, ”Lansdowne Studios” and “Pye Studios” in London, and was produced by Fred Smith, Wayne Kramer, Dennis Thompson, Rob Tyner and Geoffrey Haslam.

Personnel:

  • Fred “Sonic” Smith – vocals, guitar, harmonica, organ, sandpaper
  • Michael Davis – vocals, bass
  • Wayne Kramer– vocals, guitar, piano
  • Dennis Thompson – vocals, drums, tambourine, tamboes, acme scraper, percussion
  • Rob Tyner– vocals, harmonica, maracas, rockas, castanets, congas
  • Pete Kelly – piano
  • Skip Knapp – organ
  • Butch O’Brien – bass drum
  • Bob Seger– percussion
  • Dave Heller – percussion
  • Kinki Lepew – percussion
  • Dave Morgan – percussion
  • Scott Morgan– percussion
  • Ellis Dee – percussion
  • Bobby Wayne Derminer – wizzer
  • Marlene Driscoll – vocals
  • Joanne Hill – vocals
  • Brenda Knight – vocals
  • Charles Moore – vocals, flugelhorn
  • Leon Henderson – tenor saxophone
  • Rick Ferretti – trumpet
  • Dan Bullock – trombone
  • Larry Horton – trombone
  • David Oversteak – tuba

Track listing:

  1. Sister Anne – Fred “Sonic” Smith
  2. Baby Won’t Ya – Fred “Sonic” Smith
  3. Miss X – Wayne Kramer
  4. Gotta Keep Movin’ – Dennis Thompson
  5. Future Now – Rob Tyner
  6. Poison – Wayne Kramer
  7. Over and Over – Fred “Sonic” Smith
  8. Skunk (Sonicly Speaking) – Fred “Sonic” Smith

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