News flashes & acid flashes
WHO AM I?
Me and my life
"Fixin' to Die" and the rest
NEXT STOP IS VIETNAM
News and blues for vets
Strange stuff / familiar stuff
Visit some friends
The place to hear the sounds
JOE'S FACEBOOK PAGE
Be my friend
A TRIBUTE TO FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE
My site about the famous nurse
Records · Books · Posters
Star Wars, in one chart.
Master the scale of the universe -- with thanks to Jon Carroll for the tip.
B U S I N E S S|
S T U F F
For press, media, and public relations information e-mail Tara Taylor.
For licensing and permissions requests, and for all other business stuff, please contact Bill Belmont.
Download high-resolution publicity photos.
A short bio for PR.
Listen to some background music while you surf. We are currently offering my album Carry On.
Watch a light show while you listen.
Politics, Music, Whales
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
Tom Weller, webwright
... or KPIG from San Francisco
... or Bullfrog Blues Radio from Portsmouth, England.
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.
Click to hear a song about America.
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.
Craft Recordings has announced The Wave of Electrical Sound deluxe vinyl box set, celebrating the groundbreaking music of Country Joe and the Fish. The limited-edition, 4-LP box set offers both mono and stereo versions of Electric Music for the Mind and Body and I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-To-Die, pressed on 180-gram vinyl, plus replicas of The Fish Game, a Fish Fan Club book and a Fish calendar; a 30-minute documentary and a 24-page book, featuring rare photos, artwork and new liner notes. Here's the package. You can order your copy here.
Read about my "farewell performance" from the San Francisco Chronicle.
The New York Times has an opinion piece about music and the Vietnam war.
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. San Francisco Chronicle columnist Kevin Fisher-Paulson was there and gives this account.
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 exhibit "Soundtrack to the 60s: The Berkeley Music Scene." See the video.
At last proof that I improved the health of my generation: The Case for Cursing.
They've been doing archaeological research at the site of the Woodstock festival! Learn about the Woodstock 50th anniversary events getting underway.
Politics got you down? This is sure to make you smile.
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 Country Joe In Space, a virtual compilation of my science-fiction oriented songs. Available only in cyberspace!
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
Fun with Gunz!
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