Son of Spirit

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Son of Spirit
Studio album by Spirit
Released October 1975
Genre Psychedelic rock
Length 32:23
Label Mercury
Producer Randy California
Spirit chronology
Spirit of '76
(1975)
Son of Spirit
(1975)
Farther Along
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 4/5 stars[2]

Son of Spirit was the second album that Spirit released through Mercury Records. It was released in October 1975. Unlike Spirit of '76, however, it did not make the national charts.

Though some of the album's tracks were from the same sessions that produced Spirit of '76, it also features several Randy California solo demos that have been augmented by a rhythm machine.

It was originally reissued on CD in the early 1990s, and it was remastered and reissued (on a CD that also included Farther Along) in 2004 by Beat Goes On.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Randy California except noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Holy Man"     3:03
2. "Looking into Darkness"   California, Cassidy 2:54
3. "Maybe You'll Find"     2:38
4. "Don't Go Away"     3:45
5. "Family"     3:06
6. "Magic Fairy Princess"     2:59
7. "Circle"     3:30
8. "The Other Song"   California, Cassidy, Keane 5:31
9. "Yesterday"   Lennon–McCartney 1:54
10. "It's Time Now"     3:04

Personnel[edit]

Spirit[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Gary Brandt - Engineer
  • Barry Keene - Engineer
  • Steve Mantoani - Engineer
  • Blair Mooney - Engineer
  • Keith Olsen - Engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. "Spirit Son of Spirit review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-12-11. 
  2. ^ Fielder, Hugh (February 2005). "Spirit 'Son of Spirit'/'Farther Along'". Classic Rock 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 105.