Canned Heat

Magic Mountain Music Festival(6/11/67)
Rollin' and Tumblin'³ / Bullfrog Blues
Morganfield (2:04) / Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson (2:05)
Liberty 55979, 6/67

Monterey International Pop Festival(6/17/67)

Canned Heat
Liberty LST-7526
7/67 BB [UK: 8/67]
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Side One
Rollin' and Tumblin' Morganfield 3:05
Bullfrog Blues Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson 2:17
Evil Dixon 2:20
Goin' Down Slow Oden 3:43
Catfish Blues arr Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson 6:42
Side Two
Dust My Broom James 3:14
Help Me Williamson-Williamson 3:07
Big Road Blues Vestine 3:36
The Story Of My Life Jones 3:38
The Road Song Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson 3:09
Rich Woman Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson 2:50
Bob Hite-vocals
Henry Vestine-guitar
Alan Wilson-slide guitar, harmonica, vocals (Help Me)
Larry Taylor-bass
Frank Cook-drums
Ray Johnson-piano
§Cover Photo-Gary Greenberg
Produced by: Cal Carter


Evil Woman / World In A Jug
Weiss (2:55) / Hite (3:23)
Liberty 56005, 10/67


Boogie With
Liberty LST-7541
1/21/68 T20 [UK: 6/68] T20
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Side One
Evil Woman Weiss 2:55
My Crime Canned Heat 3:56
On The Road Again Oden 4:55
World In A Jug Hite 3:23
Turpentine Moan Canned Heat 2:55
Whiskey Headed Woman #2 Canned Heat 2:51
Side Two
Amphetamine Annie Canned Heat 3:33
An Owl Song Wilson 2:41
Marie Laveau Vestine 5:10
Fried Hockey Boogie Taylor 11:04
Bob "The Bear" Hite-vocals
Henry "Sunflower" Vestine-guitar
Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson-bottle neck guitar, harp, vocals (On The Road Again, An Owl Song)
Larry "The Mole" Taylor-bass
Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra-drums
Dr John-piano, horn arrangements
Sunnyland Slim–piano (Turpentine Moan)
§Cover Art-John Cline
Produced by: Dallas Smith

Note: Blues legend Sunnyland was returning the favor, as Blind Owl, Sunflower, The Mole played on three tracks
of Slim's Got His Thing Goin' On album (discogs link)
On The Road Again was based on Floyd Jones & His Trio's 1953 recording

On The Road Again³ / Boogie Music³
Oden (3:33) / Tatman (2:59)
Liberty 56038, 4/68 T20 T20

Originally, Boogie Music was the "A" side, until it was flipped in Texas
Newport Pop Festival(8/3/68)
9/5/68: Revolution Club, London
They used Mayall's gear, whilst Mayall used Heat's gear for their US tour
The Chipmunk Song¹/ Christmas Blues¹
Bagdarsarian (2:57) / Canned Heat (2:33)
Liberty 56079, 10/68

A-side as by Canned Heat & The Chipmunks (say what? !! )
San Francisco International Pop Festival(10/27/68)

Living The Blues
Liberty LST-27200
11/1/68 T20 [UK: 12/68]
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Side One
Pony Blues arr Canned Heat 3:47
My Mistake Wilson 3:21
Sandy's Blues Hite 6:46
Going Up The Country Wilson 2:51
Walking By Myself Rodgers 2:28
Boogie Music Tatman 3:00
Side Two
One Kind Favor arr Tatman 4:44
   I Hebulosity (Owl: Jaw Harp, John Fahey: Guitar)
   II Rollin' And Tumblin' (Owl: Jaw Harp)
   III Five Owls (Owl: Four Harps, Owl: Guitar)
   IV Bear Wires (Bear: Vocal, John Mayall: Piano)
   V Snooky Flowers (Fito: Drums, Mole: Congas)
   VI Sunflower Power (RMS Is Truth) (Sunflower: Five Guitars)
   VII Raga Kafi (Owl: Chromatic Harp)
   VII Icebag (Sunflower: Guitar)
   IX Childhood's End (Owl: Jaw Harp)
Canned Heat 19:54
Side Three
Refried Boogie (Part I) Canned Heat 20:10
Side Four
Refried Boogie (Part II) Canned Heat 20:50
Bob "The Bear" Hite-vocals
Henry "Sunflower" Vestine-guitar
Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson-slide guitar, jaw harp, vocals (My Mistake, Going Up The Country)
Larry "The Mole" Taylor-bass, congas
Adolfo "Fido" de la Parra-drums
Joe Sample-piano (Sandy's Blues)
Jim Horn-flute (Going Up The Country)
Dr John Creaux (The Night Tripper)-piano, horn arrangement (Boogie Music)
Charley Patton-guitar (Boogie Music)
Henry Sims-violin (Boogie Music)
John Fahey-guitar (as noted in Parthenogenesis)
John Mayall-piano (as noted in Parthenogenesis, Walking By Myself)
Miles Grayson-horn arrangement (Sandy's Blues)
§Cover Photo-Jima Abbott
Produced by:Canned Heat & Skip Taylor

Note: Side 3 & 4 recorded 100% live at the Kaleidoscope, Hollywood [July 4 & 5]
The original Lp had a :15 tag of Henry Sims' 1929 Tell Me Man Blues at the end of Boogie Music (missing from most CDs)

Going Up The Country³ / One Kind Favor
Wilson (2:30) / arr Tatman (4:44)
Liberty 56077, 11/68 T20 T20

Monterey Pop(12/26/68)
First and best rockumentary on festivals
Miami Pop Festival(12/30/68)
Time Was³ / Low Down (And High Up)¹
Wilson (2:35) / de la Parra-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson (2:50)
Liberty 56097, 2/69 BB

Northern California Folk-Rock Festival(5/24/69)
Atlanta International Pop Festival(7/4/69)

Liberty LST-7618
7/8/69 BB [UK: 8/69]
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Side One
Same All Over Canned Heat 2:51
Change My Ways Wilson 2:47
Canned Heat Hite 4:22
Sic 'Em Pigs Hite-White 2:41
I'm Her Man Leigh 2:55
Time Was Wilson 3:21
Side Two
Do Not Enter Wilson 2:50
Big Fat (The Fat Man) Bartholomew-Domino, arr Hite 1:57
Huautla Wolf [de la Parra] 3:33
Get Off My Back Wilson 5:10
Down In The Gutter, But Free Canned Heat 5:37
Bob Hite-vocals, harmonica
Alan Wilson-slide guitar, lead vocals (Change My Ways, Time Was, Get Off My Back)
Henry Vestine-lead guitar, bass (Down In The Gutter, But Free), PSA announcement (Sic 'Em Pigs)
Larry Taylor-bass, lead guitar (Down In The Gutter, But Free)
Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra-drums
Ernest Lane-piano, organ (Same All Over)
Mark Naftalin-piano, organ (I'm Her Man, Down In The Gutter, But Free)
Mike Pacheco-percussion (Huautla)
Javier Batise, Skip Diamond, Elliot Ingber-backup vocals (Same All Over)
§Cover Art-George Hunter (Globe Propaganda)
Produced by: Canned Heat & Skip Taylor

Note: Canned Heat was really written by Tommy Johnson (1929) as Canned Heat Blues

Poor Moon¹ / Sic' Em Pigs³
Wilson (2:45) / Hite-White (1:58)
Liberty 56127, 7/69

Speaking of the moon, what were Neil & Buzz doing on July 20  ?? 

Sunflower has fight with The Mole onstage at Fillmore West during late July stand and quits

Harvey Mandel joins in mid-festival

Atlantic City Pop Festival(8/3/69)
Woodstock Music & Art Fair(8/16/69)
Texas International Pop Festival(8/30/69)
New Orleans Pop Festival(8/31/69)
Get Off My Back / Change My Ways
Wilson (5:10) / Wilson (2:47)
Liberty 56140, 10/69

Canned Heat Cook Book
Canned Heat Cook Book

Liberty LST-11000, 11/69 BB [UK: 1/70] T20
no unique tracks

Janus JLS-3009
12/69 BB [UK: 1/70]
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Side One
Spoonful Dixon 2:25
Big Road Blues Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson 2:01
Rollin' And Tumblin'(without harmonica) Waters 2:10
Got My Mojo Working Morgenfield 2:36
Pretty Thing Dixon 1:49
Side Two
Louise Burnett 2:35
Dimples Hooker 2:35
Can't Hold On Much Longer Jacobs 2:15
Straight Ahead Cook-Hite-Taylor-Vestine-Wilson 2:30
Rollin' And Tumblin'(with harmonica) Muddy Waters 2:16
Bob Hite-vocals
Alan Wilson-slide guitar, vocals, harmonica
Henry Vestine-lead guitar
Stuart Brotman-bass
Frank Cook-drums
§Cover Art-The Graffiteria
Produced by: Johnny Otis

Note: Recorded 1966

Miami Rock Festival(12/27/69)
From Richie to Jimi—3 days of music, mud, and meandering
Future Blues³ / Goin' Up The Country
de la Parra-Hite-Mandel-Taylor-Wilson (2:17) / Wilson (2:50)
Liberty 56180, 5/70

B-side: as featured in the film "Woodstock" [68 studio version]

Future Blues
Liberty LST-11002
8/3/70 BB [UK: 9/70] UK
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Kanned Korn Komix

20-page comic book included in first issues
Side One
Sugar Bee Shuler 2:39
Shake It And Break It Wilson 2:34
That's All Right Crudup 4:15
My Time Ain't Long Wilson 3:46
Skat Wilson 2:40
Let's Work Together Harrison 2:49
Side Two
London Blues Wilson 5:32
So Sad (The World's In A Tangle) de la Parra-Hite-Mandel-Taylor-Wilson 7:57
Future Blues de la Parra-Hite-Mandel-Taylor-Wilson 3:02
Bob Hite-vocals
Harvey Mandel-lead guitar
Alan Wilson-slide guitar, harmonica, lead vocals (Shake It And Break It, My Time Ain't Long, Skat, London Blues)
Ernest Lane-keyboards
Larry Taylor-bass
Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra-drums
Dr John-piano, horn arrangements (Skat, London Blues)
Ernest Lane-piano (Future Blues)
§Cover Photo-Skip Taylor (based on Raising The Flag On Iwo Jima (1945) by Joe Rosenthal)
Produced by: Canned Heat & Skip Taylor


Let's Work Together / I'm Her Man
Harrison (2:45) / Leigh (2:55)
Liberty 56151, 8/70 BB T20

Alan Wilson 9/3/70, Topanga Canyon, overdose
"Blind Owl" was an unheralded guitar picker
Woolly Bully¹ / My Time Ain't Long
Samudio (2:30) / Wilson (3:49)
Liberty 56217, 1/71


Mandel & Taylor to John Mayall

Hooker 'N' Heat
Libery LST-35002
1/15/71 BB [UK: 5/71]
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Side One
Messin' With The Hook Hooker 2:17
The Feelin' Is Gone Hooker 4:31
Send Me Your Pillow Hooker 3:39
Sittin' Here Thinkin' Hooker 4:11
Meet Me In The Bottom Hooker 3:34
Side Two
Alimonia Blues Hooker 4:28
Drifter Hooker 4:39
You Talk Too Much Hooker 3:08
Burning Hell Besman-Hooker 3:55
Bottle Up And Go Hooker 2:20
Side Three
The World Today Hooker 7:22
I Got My Eyes On You Hooker 4:21
Whiskey And Wimmen Hooker 4:33
Just You And Me Hooker 7:37
Side Four
Let's Make It Hooker 4:04
Peavine Hooker 5:00
Boogie Chillun No 2 Besman-Hooker 11:35
John Lee Hooker-guitar, vocals (solo Side A, Side B1-B4)
Henry Vestine-guitar (C3, C4, D)
Alan Wilson-harmonica (C3, C4, D1, D3), piano (B5, C1), guitar (C2)
Tony de la Barreda-bass (C3, C4, D)
Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra-drums (C3, C4, D)
§Cover Art-Tom Tucker
Produced by: Skip Taylor

Note: That's Owl's photo in the frame on the wall. He died before the cover shot.

Whiskey And Wimmen³ / Let's Make It
Hooker (2:25) / Hooker (3:50)
United Artists 50779, 4/71

as by Canned Heat & John Lee Hooker

Live At Topanga Corral
Wand WDS-693
?/71 [UK: 11/76]
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Side One
Bullfrog Blues Canned Heat 7:21
Sweet Sixteen Josea-King 10:57
I'd Rather Be The Devil Leigh 5:10
Side Two
Dust My Broom James 5:46
Wish You Would Arnold 8:03
When Things Go Wrong Leigh 9:08
Bob "The Bear" Hite-lead vocals
Alan Wilson -vocals, harmonica, slide guitar
Henry Vestine-lead guitar
Larry Taylor-bass
Fito de la Parra-drums
§Cover Photo-Herb Green
Produced by: Skip Taylor, Canned Heat

Note: Actually recorded at The Kaleidoscope, Hollywood in 68/69 (same as Refried Boogie?)

Concert (Recorded Live In Europe)
United Artists UAS-5509
6/71 BB [UK: 6/70] T20
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Side One
That's All Right Mama Crudup 24:23
Bring It On Home Dixon  
Pulling Hair Blues Taylor-Wilson  
Side Two
Back Out On The Road/On The Road Again Wilson-Hite/Wilson 22:33
London Blues Wilson  
Let's Work Together Harrison  
Goodbye For Now de la Parra-Mandel  
Bob "The Bear" Hite-vocals
Harvey Mandel-guitar
Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson-guitar, vocals
Larry "The Mole" Taylor-bass
Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra-drums
§Cover Art-uncredited
Produced by: Canned Heat & Skip Taylor

Note: Recorded at Royal Albert Hall [1/30/70] and other venues during 1970 European tour
Album released in England a full year ahead of us! That's why Mandel and Taylor are in the band.

Long Way From L A² / Hill's Stomp
Baker (2:44) / Hill (3:03)
United Artists 50831, 8/71

Wilson's death began the rotating of group members. At one point only Hite, Vestine and Fito remained.
The Bear passed away in 81, but Fito kept the band going touring around the world.


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