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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Rockin Blues Music, February 24, 2004
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Its about time this album was released--It has got to be one of the best of 1969--now where are the 1st and 3rd albums for Blues Image? They are equally as good-I have all three on LP. This album--GREAT GREAT Blues Rock--Mike Pinera (Iron Butterfly) Joe Lala (Steve Stills) and company provide some excellent jams here--Ride Captain Ride was a top ten single--the only problem the guitar solo at the end was cut off early-I saw Pinera do this song a couple yrs ago at a county fair and he went on for about 5 minutes at the end--What a solo!!!! Clean Love is an excellent slow Blues song with a great solo--the sound is excellent on all songs-very clear--Partridge Farm is great-it leads into a great guitar solo. I saw these guys at Winterland 1969--Fantastic Show!!! Pick this CD up and get the 1st & 3rd albums when they arrive on CD-hopefully--for now search the bins for the LPs-you will not be disappointed. ROCK ON-Blues Image---Also check out Mike Pinera's 2 solo albums released on LP in the seventies--called Thee Image--great guitar work!!!!!!!!
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Initial post: Jan 28, 2011 10:36:41 AM PST
My brother had the 8 track tape and it had the solo guitar lick after Ride Captain Ride and I agree it was great,i've been looking for it since.Not many people left who know of it.Sure would like to find it.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 28, 2011 10:57:36 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 25, 2013 8:57:08 PM PDT
J. R Sategna says:
Check it out on Amazon--the album by Blues Image should be available as a used cd. I saw them live back in 1969 and they did this song for ten minutes. Wow!!

Posted on Mar 25, 2013 10:26:11 AM PDT
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Posted on May 11, 2013 11:59:47 PM PDT
babytrina says:
May 2013>saw NEW BLUES IMAGE*(Mike Pineras only orig.)were incredible!!esp.bassist:Mr.Allen.on JACO/BERLIN/CLARKE level.no exaggeration,either!+,his bro.on keys&10yr.old pefc.hope this show's released.All 3"orig.B.I.cds are out.Read reviews on "new"rel.be very carefull!!!Thee Image& son of Cactus were mediocre,at best.sloppy gtr.too.&RAMATAM&IRON BUTTERFLY*(Metamorphosis cd+"Lost Broadcasts dvd,are brilliant.musts/Ramatam icl.JIMI HENDRIX drm,Mitch Mitchell,w/April Lawton(rip)on gtr.too Saw at unjv.of miami:ASTOUNDING!!esp.APRIL LAWTON:Mcglauhlin+J.Beck/Hendrix-I kid u not:-) :-) APRIL LAWTON did a2nd Ramatam,w/new drmr/band.The Dawning f the Red Sun?title,I believe.3 trks frlm it'll make your hair stand on end.what a loss!btw.There's a NEW CAPTAIN BEYOND BAND*(trio!!)&:rip to capt.bey gtr Larry Rhino Reinhardt&Lee Dorman,rip.too.+ex-YES Peter Banks&ALVIN LEE SO SAD!!!

In reply to an earlier post on May 12, 2013 8:57:16 AM PDT
J. R Sategna says:
Captain Beyond live Cd is set to be released in A FEW WEEKS. Interesting about Mike pinera---did he do a long solo on Ride Captin Rde-that is his song. Saw Blues image many times at Fillmore SF _wow
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