Monday, September 2, 2019

The Jam

Nothing like a holiday on a hot day.  Since it might be too hot to enjoy outdoors today, here is a blast from the past: California Jam.  A line-up of legends rocked 200,000 fans at the Ontario Motor Speedway. Ozzy Osbourne & Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Emerson, Lake, & Palmer, and Black Oak Arkansas are in the three hour video posted below.  Funnel a few drinks and enjoy.






It gets real good at 2:21:15.   Unfortunately, Earth, Wind, & Fire and the Eagles played but did not appear in the video.

Set List

California Jam 1974 - California Jammers(1) 06:45

Black Oak Arkansas - Jim Dandy 13:38
Black Oak Arkansas -When Electricity Came To Arkansas and Dixie uncut 17:24
Black Oak Arkansas - Mutants of the Monster -25:12
Black Oak Arkansas - Dixie - 31:17

Black Sabbath - Killing Yourself To Live 34:55
Black Sabbath - Paranoid - 1974 40:29
Black Sabbath - Children of the Grave 43:06
Black Sabbath - Tomorrow-s Dream - 8mm - 48:09
Black Sabbath - War Pigs - 1974 51:24


Emerson, Lake & Palmer -
Keith Emerson Piano Improvisations 58:42
Greg Lake - Still You Turn Me On 1:08:21
Emerson, Lake & Palmer- The Great Gates of Kiev 1:11:19
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Jazz Improvisation 1:20:58
Emerson, Lake & Palmer -Greg Lake - Lucky Man -1:23:53
Emerson, Lake & Palmer-Toccata 1:26:40
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Take a Pebble - 1:34:01
Emerson, Lake & Palmer • Karn Evil 9 3rd Impression 1:36:46


Rare Earth - I Just Want To Celebrate - 1:46:20
Rare Earth - Big Brother - 1:51:58

Deep Purple - Burn 1:57:48
Deep Purple - California Jam - 8mm film 2:05:35
Deep Purple - Might Just Take Your Life 2:13:59
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water 2:19:33
Deep Purple - Space Truckin 2:29:11
Deep Purple - You Fool No One 2:53:53

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

I first saw Black Oak Arkansas at the 1971 Celebration of Life Rock Festival in McCrea, Louisiana.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlvMH42r4vg

Messick said...

There's footage of the Eagles playing "Chug All Night" at this show on youtube.

Anonymous said...

That show has a Jackdon/Pearl connection with double bass kick pioneer Tommy Aldridge with BOA
And later eithe Randy Rhoda’s and Ozzy. Rock drumming legend

Anonymous said...

I really care nothing about this. Judging comments it appears that I’m not alone. Waste of space.

Anonymous said...

You know @7:38, there's a reason they make chocolate AND vanilla. Sometimes something a little offbeat is good for the soul. Lighten up. The election isn't until November. There's plenty of time for all the serious stuff. Oh, by the way, it appears the only three commenters liked the video. You are the only one being negative.

Thank You KingfishI I enjoyed the video.

Anonymous said...

I could never get past the way-too-tight pants of the Black Oak Arkansas singer. Pervert.

Get a life said...

7:38. Because you probably live in your mothers basement. You obviously weren’t alive or have no clue when the best era of music took place. So sorry for you. Not!

Anonymous said...

Need more Cowbell.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVsQLlk-T0s

Anonymous said...

to 8:05......ahhhhh, the fashion police strike yet again. its called rock and roll....maybe you have heard of it?

Anonymous said...

The second iteration was MUCH better.

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