Vehicle (The Ides of March album)

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Studio album by The Ides of March
Released June 1970
Genre Funk, psychedelic rock
Length 41:39
Label Warner Bros. (US)
Producer Bob Destocki, Frank Rand
The Ides of March chronology
Common Bond
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
The Village Voice C–[1]

Vehicle is the debut studio album by The Ides of March, released in 1970. The single and title of the album, "Vehicle", became the fastest selling single in Warner's history.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jim Peterik, except where noted.

  1. "Vehicle" 2:56
  2. "Factory Band" 3:02
  3. "Sky Is Falling" 2:48
  4. "Home" 3:38
  5. "Wooden Ships/Dharma for One" (David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Paul Kantner, Ian Anderson, Clive Bunker) 7:14
  6. "Bald Medusa" (Mike Borch, Peterik) 3:02
  7. "Aire of Good Feeling" 3:14
  8. "Time for Thinking" (John Larson) 2:30
  9. "One Woman Man" 3:15
  10. "Symphony for Eleanor (Eleanor Rigby)" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) 9:42

Bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Lead Me Home, Gently"
  2. "Superman"
  3. "Melody"
  4. "Vehicle" (single version)
  5. "High on a Hillside"


  • Jim Peterik - Lead Guitar, Lead Vocal
  • Larry Millas - Rhythm Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Backing Vocal
  • Bob Bergland - Bass, Saxophone, Backing Vocals
  • Ray Herr - Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Michael Borch - Drums, Percussion
  • John Larson - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
  • Chuck Soumar - Trumpet, Backing Vocal


  • Produced By Bob Destocki & Frank Rand
  • Recorded & Engineered By Dick Dearborn & Richard Brayfield at Columbia Studios, March 1970


  1. ^ Christgau, Robert (July 30, 1970). "Consumer Guide (12)". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved April 14, 2013. 

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