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Randy California

Randy California
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Randy California (1951 - 1997) was a guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the original members of the rock group Spirit, formed in 1967.
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http://randycaliforniaandspirit.com
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Releases on file (39)
Spirit — The Complete Potatoland Spirit — The Complete Potatoland
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 42687, 2019, )
Spirit — It Shall Be - The Ode & Epic Recordings 1968-1972 Spirit — It Shall Be - The Ode & Epic Recordings 1968-1972
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 52619, 2018, 5CD)
Spirit — Blues from the Soul Spirit — Blues from the Soul
(Acadia ACAD 8047, 2003, 2CD)
Spirit / Randy California — Sea Dream Spirit / Randy California — Sea Dream
(Acadia ACAD 8017, 2002, 2CD)
Spirit — Cosmic Smile Spirit — Cosmic Smile
(Horizons HZ 002/2, 2000, 2LP)
Spirit — California Blues Spirit — California Blues
(Werc Crew Crew 2204, 1996, CD)
Spirit — California Blues Redux Spirit — California Blues Redux
(139th Broadway , 1996/2009, 2CD)
Spirit — Son of America Spirit — Son of America
(Acadia , 1996/2005, 2CD)
Spirit — Live at La Paloma Spirit — Live at La Paloma
(Werc Crew CREW 22003, 1995, CD)
Spirit — Live from the Time Coast Spirit — Live from the Time Coast
(Floating World FLOATM6063 , 1995/2010, 2CD)
Spirit — Chronicles 1967-1992 Spirit — Chronicles 1967-1992
(Werc Crew CREW 22002 , 1992, CD)
Spirit — The Last Euro Tour Spirit — The Last Euro Tour
(Floating World , 1991/2010, 2CD)
Spirit — Tent of Miracles Spirit — Tent of Miracles
(DRG-22001, 1990, CD)
Spirit — Rapture in the Chambers Spirit — Rapture in the Chambers
(IRS EIRSACD-1014, 1989, CD)
Randy California — Shattered Dreams Randy California — Shattered Dreams
(Line LILP 4.00197, 1986, LP)
Randy California — Restless Randy California — Restless
(Vertigo VERL 19, 1985, LP)
Spirit — Future Games / Spirit of 84 Spirit — Future Games / Spirit of 84
(BGO CD657, 1984/2005, 2CD)
Randy California — The Euro-American Years 1979-1983 Randy California — The Euro-American Years 1979-1983
(Acadia ACAD 8141, 1983/2007, 4CD)
Randy California — Euro-American Randy California — Euro-American
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 36, 1982, LP)
Spirit — The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potato Land Spirit — The Adventures of Kaptain Kopter & Commander Cassidy in Potato Land
(Line LICD 9.00092 O, 1981/1988, CD)
Spirit — Live Spirit — Live
(Illegal ILP 001 , 1978, LP)
Spirit — Live Spirit Spirit — Live Spirit
(Potato PR 2001 , 1978, LP)
Spirit — Made in Germany Spirit — Made in Germany
(Roof Music RD 17 22 00, 1978/1997, CD)
Spirit — Rockpalast: West Coast Legends Vol.3 Spirit — Rockpalast: West Coast Legends Vol.3
(SPV SPV 90252, 1978/2010, CD & DVD)
Spirit — Two Sides of a Rainbow Spirit — Two Sides of a Rainbow
(Floating World FLOATD6136, 1978/2012, 2CD)
Spirit — The Mercury Years Spirit — The Mercury Years
(534 602-2 , 1977/1997, 2CD)
Spirit — Son of Spirit / Farther Along Spirit — Son of Spirit / Farther Along
(BGO CD644, 1976/2004, CD)
Spirit — Salvation... The Spirit of '74 Spirit — Salvation... The Spirit of '74
(Acadia ACAD 8173, 1975/2007, 3CD)
Spirit — Spirit of 76 Spirit — Spirit of 76
(BGO BGOCD605, 1975/2003, 2CD)
Spirit — At Ebbetts Field 1974 Spirit — At Ebbetts Field 1974
(Good Ship Funke GSF009, 1974/2015, CD)
Spirit — 1984 Spirit — 1984
(Head Discs , 1973/1997, CD)
Spirit — The Original Potato Land Spirit — The Original Potato Land
(Floating World FLOATM6080, 1973/2011, 2CD)
Randy California — Kapt. Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirly Birds Randy California — Kapt. Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirly Birds
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2227, 1972/2010, CD)
Spirit — Time Circle (1968 - 1972) Spirit — Time Circle (1968 - 1972)
(Epic E2K 47363, 1972/1991, 2CD)
Spirit — Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus Spirit — Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus
(Epic EK 65003, 1970/1996, CD)
Spirit — Clear Spirit — Clear
(Epic EK 65002, 1969/1996, CD)
Spirit — Model Shop  (OST) Spirit — Model Shop (OST)
(Sundazed SC 6197, 1968/2005, CD)
Spirit — Spirit Spirit — Spirit
(Epic EK 64965, 1968/1996, CD)
Spirit — The Family That Plays Together Spirit — The Family That Plays Together
(Epic EK 65001, 1968/1996, CD)

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