Best of Steppenwolf. The album track "Renegade" is autobiographical for lead vocalist John Kay, recounting his flight with his mother from the Soviet occupied part of Germany to the West in 1948.
Live in Louisville. In the evening's context, the renditions of "Magic Carpet Ride" and "Born To Be Wild" were anti-climatic, pale, even sloppy versions of the classic recordings. John Kay. The current incarnations of two popular late-'60s bands - Steppenwolf and The Guess Who - offered a string of their hits to a sold-out audience at the State Theatre, Easton, Saturday night.
Muddy Waters' "40 Days" served as an appropriate stepping stone for the potentially powerful "Pusherman. The Millennium Collection: Jefferson Airplane. James Gang. Steppenwolf 7 is an album by the band Steppenwolf, released in 1970, and their fifth studio recording for Dunhill Records. For example, Allmusic critic Bruce Eder stated that, though "highly derivative" of their first album, The Second had "very hard and edgy" tracks with the band "in excellent form".
At Your Birthday Party. Featuring a style that incorporates psychedelic music and hard rock, the release has received critical acclaim both when it came out as well as in later years. Funk 49. New Releases. Steppenwolf's 12-song set also revolved around the band's late-'60s hits.
It was the third of four released by Epic Records, and the last to feature keyboardist Wayne Cook, who left to join Player in 1977. If nothing else, the concert pointed to a sizable interest in music of the period, an interest apparently undiminished by time or recent trends in pop music.
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet. The album saw the band hinting toward the progressive rock movement that was popular at the time with more complex arrangements and sophisticated keyboard playing, particularly on the title track.
The Animals. Iron Butterfly. As a performer, Cummings' stage style offered a decided contrast to that of John Kay, lead singer and gritty soul of Steppenwolf.