Born To Run”
18. This group’s last top ten hit was the 1989 adult contemporary ballad “Second Chance”, thus presaging their slide onto the oldies circuit. Originally a Southern boogie band, as heard on Special Delivery, they progressed toward arena rock after Larry Junstrom took over on bass with the album Rockin’ Into the Night. The singles “Caught Up in You” and “If I’d Been the One” followed up on their album Wild-Eyed Southern Boys that spawned the hit song “Hold On Loosely”. FTP, what was this band led by Donnie Van Zant?
Answer: .38 Special
19. This song was premiered at the Whiskey A Go Go in 1968, and its namesake album charted from July of that year for 140 weeks until March 1971. The African Missa Luba inspired Ron Bushy’s drum solo, Erik Brann conceived its underpinning guitar riff as well as improvising elephant and whale noises, and keyboardist Doug Ingle based his solo around “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”. Often extending out to an hour in length during live sets, Ingle was inebriated on a gallon of Red Mountain wine when he slurred its initial lyrics. FTP, what was this acid rock epic from Iron Butterfly?