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Me and my life
"Fixin' to Die" and the rest
NEXT STOP IS VIETNAM
News and blues for vets
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A TRIBUTE TO FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
My site about the famous nurse
Records · Books · Posters
Do we really need copyright? Ponder the question at QuestionCopyright.org.
scale of the universe -- with thanks to Jon Carroll for the tip.
Listen to some background music while you surf. We are currently offering my album
Watch a light show while you listen.
Politics, Music, Whales
O N L I N E M A G A Z I N E
A U T O G R A P H S
If you send me a stamped, self-addressed envelope I will send you a photograph of myself at Woodstock with a hand-signed autograph for free. (Stamps only, no meter strips.)
I will gladly hand-sign anything you send if you include a check for
$20 US made out to Joe McDonald. You are responsible for the packaging and the postage, both to me
and the return packaging and posting. Send to: Country Joe McDonald, P.O. Box 7064, Berkeley, California 94707-0158.
Listen to Captain Jach's
Honeyradio from Detroit
... or KPIG from San Francisco
Bullfrog Blues Radio from Portsmouth, England.
Tom Weller, webwright
elcome to my home on the web. I'm a singer and songwriter, I used to
be in Country Joe & the Fish, and
I live in Berkeley,
California, Planet Earth.
Crack Samoan teams fighting the Wine Country fires.
US military casualties in Vietnam during the "Summer of Love"
ANNIVERSARIES OF 2017
January 14: First Human Be-In
March 18: "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride opens at Disneyland
March 28: Muhammed Ali refuses induction
May 11: Electric Music for the Mind and Body released
June 1: Beatles release Sgt. Pepper
June 12: Loving v. Virginia decision legalizes interracial marriage
June 16-18: Monterey Pop Festival
June 21: Summer of love begins
October 9: Che Guevara executed in Bolivia
October 21: Allen Ginsberg fails to levitate the Pentagon
November 9: First issue of Rolling Stone magazine
Get info on my upcoming gigs and booking.
My new CD titled simply 50 is out. Preview the songs, notes, and musicians, and order your copy from the Country Store. Read a review. And another review.
I put on a show at the San Francisco County Jail for Heroes' Voices, an organization that does music and poetry events for inmate veterans. Check it out.
There's an interview with me up on the Grateful Web.
I was at the LBJ Presidential Library for the Vietnam War Summit. Read recaps at its website, or see video here.
Alec Palao interviewed me at the Berkeley Historical Society on May 15th as part of its upcoming October 2017 exhibit
"Soundtrack to the 60s: The Berkeley Music Scene." See the video.
There's a New York commemorating the 50th anniversary of the album version of "Fixin'-to-Die."
Read journalist Eric Margolis's take on "The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick." I have not watched the series ... and Christpher Koch's piece sums up most of the reasons why. Here's yet a third view from Anh Lee. For factual background on the war, there's Julian Bonds' comic book from 1967.
Learn about the Woodstock 50th anniversary events getting underway.
A lawsuit is claiming that Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land" is in the public domain. Read about it.
The UCSF School of Nursing is planning to archive my Tribute to Florence Nightingale website so that its information will be saved for posterity. (But the site will still be available in its current location.) They are also taking over my collection of Nightingale memorabilia. Read an interview with me by the UCSF archivist.
Glass sculptor Peggy Pettigrew Stewart is casting the faces of many Woodstock musicians, including mine, to be reproduced in glass. We're going to be posting pictures of the process here as it goes along.
My son Devin has bought Berkeley's beloved Mr. Mopps' toy store. You can visit Mr. Mopps' on the web and on Facebook.
Here are some videos of me folks have put up:
...or listen to fan tapes of my live shows from the Internet Archive.
A timeline -- listing my performances and other events
Movies, TV, and stage
G.I. Joe -- me in the service
Look at my secret FBI file
Read my testimony at the Chicago Seven trial
Lyrics and album notes
"I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag" -- everything you want to know about the song and much, much more!
The story of the notorious Fish Cheer.
Hear some early recordings of my old group, the Berkeley String Quartet.
My earliest musical collaborator was Blair Hardman, and we recorded an album in '65,
The Goodbye Blues.
Listen to a virtual compilation of my science-fiction oriented songs. Available only in cyberspace!
Country Joe In Space,
Looking for a particular CD? Here's the scoop on all the titles.
Vietnam and war news
Healing from the War, my account of the making of Berkeley's Vietnam memorial
The Great Springfield Pig Roast
Music and psychedelic links
Animal/ecology links and news
A Sixties Scrapbook
Amazing stories that folks have sent me.
"Country Joe collects dolls!?" Yeah, what's it to ya? See my nurse doll collection.
The attic, where we store old junk.
My site dedicated to the accomplishments of Florence Nightingale
My record company's site, <Rag Baby .com>, featuring the Rag Baby On-line Magazine
Country Joe & the Fish
"Wildman" Dave Diamond's Country Joe & the Fish fan page
Barry "The Fish" Melton Web | Facebook
David Bennett Cohen
Gary "Chicken" Hirsh
ED Denson Web | Facebook
Zone Recording Studio (Sonoma County) -- Blair Hardman's studio
Berkeley's Vietnam Vets' Memorial