LET'S GET TOGETHER

Latest update on 07/05/2010

Artist: Dino Valenti
Author: Chester Powers
Label: demo/Big Beat
Year: 1964

One of the earliest songs about the hippie movement. Dino was once part of Quicksilver Messenger Service. Also became theme song of the National Council Of Christians & Jews. Dino wrote it under alias Chester Powers (see also Hey Joe). This solo demo was finally revealed in '96 on cd Someone To Love - The Birth Of The San Francisco Sound in the Nuggets Of The Golden State series on the Big Beat label (see also: Someone To Love).

Covers:

1964:

Kingston Trio [first official release on Capitol lp Back In Town]

1964:

David Crosby [other demo]

1965:

Hamilton Camp

1965:

We Five

1966:

Jefferson Airplane

1967:

H.P. Lovecraft

1967:

Youngbloods [in '69 top 5 US]

1968:

Cryan' Shames [also covered Hey Joe]

1968:

Jimmy McCracklin

1969:

Carpenters

1969:

Bonnie Dobson

1970:

George Hamilton IV

1970:

Dave Clark Five [as Everybody Get Together]

1971:

Buzzy Linhart

1971:

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

1980:

Jesse Colin Young [in film No Nukes; former member of The Youngbloods]

1987:

Indigo Girls

1999:

Chris Gaines [pop alias for Garth Brooks in Right Now on the album In The Life Of Chris G]

2004:

Keb' Mo'

2004:

Wilson Phillips [as Get Together]

2007:

Ann Wilson

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