Within nine months of Steppenwolf's debut album came 'The Second,' and this time it was gold in just four months.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
The band's 'Monster' LP brought them another gold disc and, on 27 December 1969, a new Hot 100 entry from it.
'For Ladies Only' was the title track single from the band's last new album before they split in 1972, ahead of a successful reunion.
Just nine months after Steppenwolf’s gold-selling, self-titled debut, the Los Angeles rockers were back on the US album chart.
Steppenwolf captured the zeitgeist with their enduring hit single 'Magic Carpet Ride',
A deep dive into the singles and albums catalogue of the bestselling Los Angeles rockers who were born to be wild.
After two top ten US albums in 1968, on 7 March, 1969, Steppenwolf released their third LP, At Your Birthday Party, which was soon also in the Top 10.
Goldy McJohn, a founding member of Canadian hard rockers Steppenwolf and the keyboardist who played on their biggest hits has died aged 72.
This week in 1987, 'Rock & Roll Rebels' placed Steppenwolf on the Billboard 200 chart for the final time.
On 11 April 1970, 'Hey Lawdy Mama' gave hard-rocking Californian outfit Steppenwolf another Hot 100 entry.
He passed away at just 47, but the drumming of Steppenwolf's backbone left a permanent mark on rock fans from the late 1960s onwards.