Thursday, November 19, 2009

I got a line on you, babe

Spirit, 1968.

Spirit trivia: Guitarist Randy California (who wrote this song) was born Randy Craig Wolfe in Los Angeles in 1951. His family moved to New York City in the mid-1960s, and when he was just fifteen Randy became a member of Jimmy James and the Blue Flames - Jimi Hendrix's band. The bass player's name was also Randy. He was from Texas, and Hendrix dubbed him "Randy Texas." Randy Wolfe became "Randy California" - and he kept the name for the rest of his life.


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