Few customers came to the club during the band's engagement in Seattle during December In an ironic twist on the band's name, the sad song was partly inspired by Seattle's rainy winter weather. In a later interview, David LaFlamme said:. By the time the group members returned to San Francisco they had no money and were frustrated by Katz's attempts to manipulate their career. In desperation, they began playing at a few clubs without Katz's approval. The band gradually began to gain some recognition and earn money.
Sky River is considered by many to be the first successful multi-day rock festival, and a number of major bands had the opportunity to hear It's a Beautiful Day there. The band got its first big break when offered a chance to open for Cream at the Oakland Coliseum , in Oakland , California on October 4, Around this time, the band first began a long process of trying to disentangle themselves from Katz.
The album reached number 47 in the U. It's a Beautiful Day was almost invited to play at Woodstock. When Michael Lang was negotiating with Bill Graham to get the Grateful Dead to appear, Graham insisted Lang put one of two other acts that he also managed on the bill. Fleetwood Mac. Top Albums. No results were found for that selection. Sort by:. Customer Review Release Date Bestselling. Sample this song. Title Artist. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.
Search Search. Play album. Length This album with the striking album cover generated much airplay, and was a very highly sought after CD once the recordings were available digitally. The cut embodies a clean, fresh, energizing view, and the band jokingly will say "Shall we give them the bird?! Although the group nowadays does a slightly different arrangement of the song live, the classic lives on, and will always be the most played and most reque… read more.
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From The Album Play album. Play track. Artist images 3 more. David has been in a band called Orkustra with Bobby Beausoleil. Their debut album, the self-titled It's a Beautiful Day , was released in They were a bit of a latecomer in the psychedelic scene, often considered to be one of the "second wave" bands that emerged… read more. It's a Beautiful Day was a band formed on a beautiful day in San Francisco in , and was the brainchild of violinist and vocalist David LaFlamme.
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