Crazy Mike and the Bad All-Stars – San Francisco – 1970

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Crazy Mike and The Bad All-Stars with Roger Goettsche on Drums, Charlie Hickox-Farfisa, Mike Kissel-Bass
San Francisco 1970

Crazy Mike and the Bad All-Stars - 2nd Generation

Crazy Mike and The Bad All-Stars(2nd generation) with Charlie Hickox-Farfisa, Piano, and Sax, Mike Kissel-Bass and Sax, Patty’s dog, John Aniello on Drums and Trumpet,
San Francisco 1970.
These are guys on tracks below.
MInnie Baker Carrington owner of Minnie's Can-Do. Where it all went down.

Minnie Baker Carrington
Owner of Minie’s Can-Do
Fillmore St, SF, CA
Where it all went down.

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Playlist below:

Charlie singing his tune, Higher Degree.

Mike singing his originals, Got to be Bad, Everything Will be Alright.

John – Drums and backup vocals.

We all played horns of some kind.

Recorded at Jack Leahy’s Funky Features near Haight St.

3 thoughts on “Crazy Mike and the Bad All-Stars – San Francisco – 1970

  1. I remember driving around in my Dodge van on the way to play in some dive bar with the Albert Otis Blues Band groovin’ along with Higher Degree and Got to be Bad on the cassette deck circa 1979.
    Father Gino

  2. Hey Charlie, Michael Galvin here, I was Mike’s Yale roommate. Spent this morning registering for the Yale ’71 reunion book which has a ‘recollections’ page and for me, Mike and musicians like you were a big part of my life. Still miss him. /Michael, now in Oakland CA

  3. I remember you doing “higher Degree” at Minnie’s. Cool song, great soul singing.

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