IMO, Moby Grape's first album was one of the best in R&R history. Unfortunately they soon had management problems
as well as the requisite drug related issues of the day, and never fulfilled their awesome potential. They were
also guinea pigs for a peculiar promotion. Columbia released five singles off the first album simultaneously,
each in a different area of the country. None became more than a regional hit and they couldn't capitalize on the
Also shown below is a 45 by the "Frantics" a Bay Area band that featured Don Stevenson and Jerry Miller just before
Moby Grape was formed. And, there's an LP by "Fine Wine" which was a later incarnation of Moby Grape. The name
change was probably for contractual reasons.