He also held part-time jobs at different points as a theater usher and an architect's assistant for his father John Ferguson, and taught piano in a music store and studied at after high school. There's a re-recorded version of Babylon on Jay's Thunder Island album which I like better that the one on this album. Neon City - 2:38 11. To The Island - 3:48 3. Turn The Boy Loose - 4:28 1974 - So. Gravy Train - 3:44 08. Red Meat - 3:27 4.
When he was 16, Ferguson's interest transferred to the. I think this cover was withdrawn later. Jo Jo Gunne is a rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1971 by Jay Ferguson keyboards, vocals and guitar and Mark Andes bass guitar and vocals after they had left Spirit. After a four-year existence, the group split up in the mid-1970s. First a little history: Jo Jo Gunne began as an outgrowth of the legendary 1960s outfit Spirit. More to come from the Hi-Tone in Memphis…. Take It Easy - 4:48 09.
Monkey Music - 3:24 8. At 12 years old, Ferguson's parents encouraged his musical abilities with lessons. I Make Love - 2:58 05. On this album Matt Andes was replaced by John Staehely. Run Run Run - 3:20 14. At one of these shows, French film producer saw Spirit perform and decided he wanted them in his next.
This led to a cameo role for the band and a short speaking part in which Ferguson played a character based loosely on himself in the film. Roll Over Me - 3:28 03. Jo Jo Gunne was a very sharp stylistic turn musically for Jay Ferguson and Mark Andes after they left Spirit. Reuniting with longtime musician friends and California's stepfather , Ferguson joined with them to form a influenced rock group that was originally called Spirits Rebellious, after a passage. Ferguson is also the current soundtrack composer for , having replaced original composer James S.
His later career has been as a of music for and. . Rock Around The Symbol - 2:24 05. Matt Andes left the band after the third album and was temporarily replaced with Star Donaldson on lead guitar, and then, later, John Staehely. Spirit also provided much of the.
Take Me Down Easy - 5:23 08. Otherwise there isn't much to recommend on this one, I think it's the weakest Jo Jo Gunne album. Ferguson recorded three studio albums and a limited-run for Asylum. My favorite tracks are: Falling Angel, I'm Your Shoe and Into My Life. The version of this album I have has the original unbelievably silly! Cheap Shot - 3:24 10.
This song was later re-recorded and released on Jay's All Alone In The End Zone album. This album has a more powerful sound than it's predecessor, perhaps due to the presence of Bill Szymczyk who produced the album. Ready Freddy - 4:01 02. Academy Award - 5:01 08. Spirit began playing at various nightclubs and concerts in the area, especially the clubs along the , including. The new group signed to the then-brand new Asylum Records, and over a period of two years Jo Jo Gunne released a total of four albums and several singles before disbanding. High School Drool - 3:35 10.
I Wanna Love You - 3:50 2. Ferguson was Jo Jo Gunne's only songwriter and only lead vocalist. Real World Magic features Mark on all acoustic, electric and bass guitars. Well they're back and rockin. I'm Your Shoe - 4:16 3. Big, Busted Bombshell From Bermuda - 2:51 8. Ferguson was also a member of local garage bands Western Union and The Red Roosters.