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On December 25, 2009.

On December 25, 2009, Robert Anthony Bellamy aka Tony “T-Bone” Bellamy died aged 63. He was musician (guitar, piano, vocals), performed with Dobie Gray, was a member of Peter and the Wolves (San Francisco band that evolved into Moby Grape), but was best known as founding member, vocalist, guitarist and pianist for Redbone.

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On July 30, 1969.

Truly Fine Citizen

On July 30, 1969, “Columbia” label released “Truly Fine Citizen”, the fourth Moby Grape studio album. It was recorded in May 1969, and was produced by Bob Johnston.

Personnel:

  • Peter Lewis- rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Miller- lead guitar, vocals
  • Don Stevenson- drums, vocals
  • Bob Moore- bass

Track listing:

  1. Changes, Circles Spinning – Peter Lewis
  2. Looper – Peter Lewis
  3. Truly Fine Citizen – Tim Dell’Ara
  4. Beautiful Is Beautiful – Tim Dell’Ara
  5. Love Song – Tim Dell’Ara
  6. Right Before My Eyes – Peter Lewis
  7. Open Up Your Heart – Tim Dell’Ara
  8. Now I Know High – Peter Lewis
  9. Treat Me Bad – Tim Dell’Ara
  10. Tongue-Tied – Jerry Miller, Skip Spence
  11. Love Song, Part Two – Tim Dell’Ara

 

On June 6, 1967.

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On June 6, 1967, “Columbia” label released the self-titled, debut  Moby Grape album. It was recorded March – April 1967, at “CBS Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Peter Lewis– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jerry Miller– vocals, lead guitar
  • Bob Mosley– vocals, bass
  • Skip Spence– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Don Stevenson– vocals, drums

Track listing:

  1. Hey Grandma – Jerry Miller, Donn Stevenson
  2. Blues – Bob Mosley
  3. 8:05 – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  4. Come in the Morning – Bob Mosley
  5. Omaha – Skip Spence
  6. Naked, If I Want To – Jerry Miller
  7. Someday – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson, Skip Spence
  8. Ain’t No Use – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  9. Sitting by the Window – Peter Lewis
  10. Changes – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  11. Lazy Me – Bob Mosley
  12. Indifference – Skip Spence

 

On April 3, 1968.

Wow moby grape

On April 3, 1968, “Columbia” label released “Wow/Grape Jam”, the second Moby Grape album. It was recorded August 30, 1967 – February 5, 1968, January 16 – February 13, 1968, and was produced by David Rubinson. It was released as two different albums in separate covers, but packaged together and sold for one dollar more than price of a single LP. The album artwork of “Wow” was by Bob Cato.

Personnel:

  • Peter Lewis- rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Miller- lead guitar, vocals
  • Bob Mosley- bass, vocals
  • Skip Spence- rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Don Stevenson- drums
  • Arthur Godfrey – spoken introduction, ukulele

Track listing:

  1. The Place and the Time – Jerry Miller and Don Stevenson
  2. Murder in My Heart for the Judge – Jerry Miller and Don Stevenson
  3. Bitter Wind – Bob Mosley
  4. Can’t Be So Bad – Jerry Mille and Don Stevenson
  5. Just LikeGene Autry: A Foxtrot – Skip Spen
  6. He – Peter Lewis
  7. Motorcycle Irene – Skip Spence
  8. Three-Four – Jerry Miller and Skip Spence
  9. Funky-Tunk – Skip Spence
  10. Rose Colored Eyes – Bob Mosley
  11. Miller’s Blues – Jerry Miller
  12. Naked, If I Want To – Jerry Miller

 

On January 30, 1969.

Moby Grape 69

On January 30, 1969, “Columbia” label released “Moby Grape ’69”, the third Moby Grape album.  It was recorded April – November, 1968, and was produced by David Rubinson.

Personnel:

  • Peter Lewis– rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Bob Mosley– bass, vocals
  • Jerry Miller– lead guitar, vocals
  • Don Stevenson– drums, vocals
  • Skip Spence- vocals

Track listing:

  1. Ooh Mama Ooh – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  2. Ain’t That a Shame – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson, Peter Lewis
  3. I Am Not Willing – Peter Lewis
  4. It’s a Beautiful Day Today – Bob Mosley
  5. Hoochie – Bob Mosley
  6. Trucking Man – Bob Mosley
  7. If You Can’t Learn from My Mistakes – Peter Lewis
  8. Captain Nemo – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  9. What’s to Choose – Peter Lewis
  10. Going Nowhere – Jerry Miller, Don Stevenson
  11. Seeing – Skip Spence