Monday, 15 February 2021

music to moog by

Originally composed and recorded by Gershon Kingsley (born Gรถtz Gustav Ksinski, electronic music pioneer whom also wrote rock-inspired synagogue music) in 1969, the version of the staccato synth-pop standard from the eponymous album that we are most familiar with was covered by fellow quartet member Stan Free, classically-trained jazz artist and studio musician for several groups including The Four Seasons and the Monkees, for his ensemble Hot Butter, charting on this day in 1973 among West German listenership to its highest position, reaching number one.