What year did the song Ride Captain Ride come out?

Ride Captain Ride/Released

Who played guitar in Captain Ride?

Kent Henry
Their second album, Open (April 1970), included the single “Ride Captain Ride.” Written by Pinera and Konte, it featured Kent Henry on guitar solo and fills, Pinera playing solo at the end. The album sold over one million copies, and earned a gold record from the R.I.A.A. in August 1970.

What album is Ride Captain Ride?

Open (US Internet Release)
Ride Captain Ride/Album

Where is the Blues Image from?

Tampa, FL
Blues Image/Origin

Who wrote the song Ride Captain Ride?

Ride Captain Ride. “Ride Captain Ride” is a song recorded by the American rock band Blues Image. The song was co-written by the band’s singer-guitarist Mike Pinera and keyboardist Frank “Skip” Konte. It was included on the group’s 1970 album, Open.

When did Captain Ride by Blues Image come out?

Ride Captain Ride. It was included on the group’s 1970 album, Open. Released as a slightly shortened single in the spring of 1970, it shot up the charts, eventually reaching No. 4 in the USA and Canadian charts, making it Blues Image’s first (and only) Top 40 chart hit. It reached No. 23 in Australia.

Who sang Ride Captain Ride on American Bandstand in 1970?

Barry from Sauquoit, Ny On July 4th 1970, Blues Image performed “Ride Captain Ride” on the ABC-TV program ‘American Bandstand’… During its one week at #4, the #1 record was “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)” by Three Dog Night, at #2 was “The Love You Save” by the Jackson 5, and #3 was “Ball of Confusion” by the Temptations…

What is the meaning of the song the captain and the crew?

In the lyrics, the crew are invited to ride along to an island, where they will feel free; however, when they do, they are never seen or heard from again. The Captain rides on a mystery ship, which disappears forever. The song was covered by Blood, Sweat & Tears in the album New City from 1975.