IRON BUTTERFLY handwritten & signed letter – La Cave – “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” guitarist Erik Keith Brann 1968. Erik Keith Brann, August 11, 1950 – July 25, 2003, was an American. He was featured on the band’s greatest. (1968), recorded when he was 17. Brann was accepted as a child into the. But was soon lured away to become a rock guitarist, joining first Paper Fortress, then Iron Butterfly at 17. From late 1967 to December 1969. The first album from this lineup. Charts for nearly three years. With arrangement assistance from Dorman, Brann wrote the song “Termination, ” which was featured on the album. He also provided the lead vocal for the tra. He album’s mini-bio, written when he was 17, tells of an. Mbition he once had, clothing and food preference, and the ease with which rock’n’ roll artists were able to arrange sexual encounters usually with. Has always been his one great love, Erik studied. And before joining the Butterfly, his acting ability had landed him the lead. In a local play. Erik hopes to, one day, continue in the acting field. Right now, however, his only concern is the Iron Butterfly. Sweaters, bananas, and the fairer sex. La Cave was the legendaryCleveland folk and rock club open from’62 through’69 that hosted dozens offuture Hall of Famers and Woodstock performers. Everyone from Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens, Lou Reed, Paul Butterfield, Jose Feliciano, Gordon Lightfoot, JudyCollins and countless others got their careers started at La Cave. Here’s a short excerpt from an upcoming book about La Cave and Iron Butterfly. The next LarryBruner midweek special floated into town for three nights beginning Monday, 12August, and it was perhaps the most un-La-Cave-iest booking yet: IronButterfly. The band was riding high on the strength of their just-released 2. Album and, more specifically, the 17-minute jam that comprised all of side two, the title track In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. LarryBruner recalls: I had Iron Butterfly come in to play La Cave as their firstgig away from the West Coast. Juggy’ Gayles, the National Promotion Directorof Atco Records, had never heard of them, and he thanked me for bringing themto his attention. The band’s three-day stint did a lot to raise the sad spiritsaround La Cave. They drew just south of 1,100 in ticket sales for their midweekappearance. Regardless offuture events, the Iron Butterfly performances at La Cave stand out ashighlights in the club’s history. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs”. The seller is “music-n-memories” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
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