New Riders Of The Purple Sage - Oh, What A Mighty Time (1975)

The New Riders Of The Purple Sage are an American country-rock band, with roots in the San Francisco psychedelic scene of the 60s.

Oh, What A Mighty Time was the last album the New Riders released on Columbia Records. It was also their second with bassist Skip Battin, and was produced by Bob Johnston. At this stage in their career the band were not seeing much success commercially, and their albums were being received with increasing indifference. Its perhaps telling that most of the album was made up of covers or songs by outside writers, with only three band originals. The covers included Bob Dylan's "Farewell Angelina", Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba" and Ray Wylie Hubbard's "Up Against The Wall, Redneck Mother". The title track was written by Don Nix. Musical guests included Jerry Garcia and Sly Stone.

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