The song became the group’s second and last Top 5 entry in the US, and their longest-charting single.
The Los Angeles rock band founded by John Kay, Goldy McJohn, and Jerry Edmonton charted multiple top-10 hits during their initial run.
'Easy Rider' netted a best screenplay Oscar nomination for Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern, and has since been listed on the American Film Institute’s ranking of the top 100 American films.
T- Bone Burnett has been enlisted to direct the musical performances.
We take the term heavy metal for granted, knowing instinctively what it means. The origins of the term are difficult to pin down - where did it come from?