Friday, July 17, 2015

The Human Instinct - "Stoned Guitar" 1970

The Human Instinct are a New Zealand blues rock band that has been active since the 1960's. The band currently consists of Maurice Greer (lead vocals and stand-up drummer), Phil Prichard (guitar), Joel Haines (guitar), and Tony Baired (bass). The band has more than 25 members and has changed lineups and has changed several times since it's formation under the leadership of Greer. They have released a total of seven albums and over thirty singles. Their most recent album, Midnight Sun was released in 2010. The band is most known for their song "Black Sally" and the Stoned Guitar album. Their peak of popularity coincided with the acid rock/blues rock of 1969-1971. You can hear an homage to the band Mountain on this l.p. with the band carrying through the first bars of "Mississippi Queen" in the beginning of the song "Midnight Sun". The album also features "Railway and Gun" by Rory Gallagher. Amassed with fuzzed out "stoned" guitar.

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