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Sexy Trippy All Ram Jam Ram Jam. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. American rock band. Electronic Folk International. The one real downside here is that it suffers from a samey production style that makes the songs run together on first listen. Styles Hard Rock. This is followed by all ten titles from Ram Jam Ram Jam of the Artist as a Young Ram.

Bill Bartlett went on from the Lemon Pipers to form a group called Starstruck. While in Starstruck, Bartlett took Lead Belly 's 59 second long " Black Betty " and arranged, recorded and released it on the group's own TruckStar label. They re-released the song, and it became a hit nationally. The Ram Jam "recording" was actually the same one originally recorded by Starstruck, the band at that time composed of Bartlett lead guitar and vocals , Tom Kurtz rhythm guitar and vocals , David Goldflies bass , and David Fleeman drums.

The rest of the tracks on the first studio album containing "Black Betty" were played by the Ram Jam lineup. The boycott failed, however, and "Black Betty" reached number 18 on the singles chart in in the U. Top It was also a hit in the Netherlands , reaching number 4.

This is followed by all ten titles from Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram. The titles from Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram are slightly re-ordered.

Bill Bartlett still plays guitar, but in the early s transformed himself into a boogie-woogie piano player. He also plays banjo , harmonica , slide guitar , and has written dozens of songs.

Two civil rights groups, the N. Despite the controversy, it still reached the number 18 spot on Billboard's pop chart in September The Cincinnati band Starstruck had released a more driving, riveting version of "Black Betty" on the Truckstar label before Ram Jam 's version. Starstruck's version received little airplay or recognition; ironically, future Ram Jam member Barlett had been a member of Starstruck when they recorded "Black Betty.

In the early '90s the producers remixed "Black Betty" and got an international hit for their efforts. Epic issued only three singles by the rockers.

Blauvelt joined Spitball, a funky blues-type band, in the '90s, and performed with them until he died of a heart attack. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts.

Despite the controversy, it still reached the number 18 spot on Billboard's pop chart in September The Cincinnati band Starstruck had released a more driving, riveting version of "Black Betty" on the Truckstar label before Ram Jam 's version.

Starstruck's version received little airplay or recognition; ironically, future Ram Jam member Barlett had been a member of Starstruck when they recorded "Black Betty. In the early '90s the producers remixed "Black Betty" and got an international hit for their efforts. Epic issued only three singles by the rockers.

Blauvelt joined Spitball, a funky blues-type band, in the '90s, and performed with them until he died of a heart attack. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Styles Hard Rock. Track Listing. Black Betty. Ram Jam. Bill Bartlett went on from the Lemon Pipers to form a group called Starstruck. While in Starstruck, Bartlett took Lead Belly 's 59 second long " Black Betty " and arranged, recorded and released it on the group's own TruckStar label.

They re-released the song, and it became a hit nationally. The Ram Jam "recording" was actually the same one originally recorded by Starstruck, the band at that time composed of Bartlett lead guitar and vocals , Tom Kurtz rhythm guitar and vocals , David Goldflies bass , and David Fleeman drums. The rest of the tracks on the first studio album containing "Black Betty" were played by the Ram Jam lineup. The boycott failed, however, and "Black Betty" reached number 18 on the singles chart in in the U.

Top It was also a hit in the Netherlands , reaching number 4. This is followed by all ten titles from Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram. The titles from Portrait of the Artist as a Young Ram are slightly re-ordered. Bill Bartlett still plays guitar, but in the early s transformed himself into a boogie-woogie piano player. He also plays banjo , harmonica , slide guitar , and has written dozens of songs.