West Pole

Sons Of Champlin, Ace Of Cups, Grateful Dead, Steve Miller Band and Quicksilver Messenger Service


West Pole, hosted and narrated by Ralph J. Gleason, presents a mix of live music in the studio and backing music whilst film is being shown. The program was first broadcast on August 16, 1968 on KQED.

The songs that are heard in the program are;

  • Music - Ace Of Cups
  • Roll with It - Steve Miller Band
  • Greasy Heart - Jefferson Airplane
  • New Potato Caboose - Grateful Dead
  • Dino's Song - Quicksilver Messenger Service
  • Sittin' in Circles - Steve Miller Band
  • Simplicity - Ace Of Cups
  • Freedom - Sons Of Champlin
  • Gospel Song - Ace Of Cups
Only the Ace of Cups and Sons of Champlin are performance footage in the studio.

This program was released on DVD in 2008 as part of a double DVD release;