On August 13, 1970.

Metamorphosis

On August 13, 1970, “Atco” label released “Metamorphosis”, the fourth Iron Butterfly, studio album. It was recorded May – July 1970, and was produced by Richard Podolor. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 403 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. “Metamorphosis” is noted for having one of the earliest uses of the Talk box on a rock album.

Personnel:

  • Doug Ingle – lead vocals, organ
  • Mike Pinera – lead vocals, guitar
  • Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt– guitar
  • Richard Podolor– sitar, twelve-string guitar
  • Bill Cooper – twelve-string guitar
  • Lee Dorman– bass
  • Ron Bushy– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Doug Ingle, Ron Bushy, and Lee Dorman, except where noted.

  1. Free Flight
  2. New Day
  3. Shady Lady – lyrics by Robert Woods Edmonson
  4. Best Years of Our Life
  5. Slower Than Guns – lyrics by Robert Woods Edmonson
  6. Stone Believer
  7. Soldier in Our Town – lyrics by Robert Woods Edmonson
  8. Easy Rider (Let the Wind Pay the Way) – lyrics by Robert Woods Edmonson
  9. Butterfly Bleu

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