Linn County (band)

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Name = Linn County


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Alias = Linn County Blues Band
Origin = Linn County, Iowa, U.S.
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Years_active = 1967–1970
Label = Mercury Records
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Linn County was an American band based in Iowa and later in San Francisco.

History

Linn County formed around 1967 in Linn County, Iowa, USA as the Linn County Blues Band.In 1968, the band signed with Mercury Records, moved to San Francisco, California, and changed its name to Linn County. They released their first album "Proud Flesh Soothseer" in 1968 and toured, performing with bands and people such as: Albert King, Led Zeppelin, Sly & the Family Stone, Eric Burdon & the Animals and Ten Years After. They never became too well known. The band broke up after Clark Pierson left with Janis Joplin.

Linn County released three albums from 1968 to 1970. Over the course of their existence, they had six band members.

Members

Discography

* "Proud Flesh Soothseer" 1968
* "Fever Shot" 1969
* "Till Break Of Dawn" 1970

References


* [http://www.deaddisc.com/GDFD_Linn_County.htm Linn County Discography] . Grateful Dead Family Discography. Retrieved on 2008-07-21.
* [http://www.bluesongrand.com/ibhof/fredwalk.htm Fred Walk] . Iowa Blues Hall of Fame. Retrieved on 2008-07-21.


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