Secret is a live album and DVD by the Sons Of Champlin.
This was recorded at the Expression Center for Media in Emeryville, California on February 2, 2002 and comes from one of their reunion concerts.
It’s hard to believe that the Sons came from the San Francisco scene in the late 1960s that produced Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead with their amalgamation of R&B, funk, jazz and rock.
By this stage, their founding member and lead guitarist Terry Hagerty had been replaced by Tal Morris who was clearly a keen follower since he has a similar style.
I’ve seen it sold under two album covers:
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Songs On Sons Of Champlin Secret
Hold On/For Joy – 8:33 (originally on the albums A Circle Filled With Love and Welcome To The Dance)
Rooftop – 5:12 (Loosen Up Naturally)
Look Out – 4:00 (single from 1975 and on The Sons Of Champlin album)
Right On – 5:18 (Welcome To The Dance)
Maybe – 6:56 (Hip Li’l Dreams)
Get High – 6:30 (Loosen Up Naturally)
Gold Mine – 10:57 (The Sons Of Champlin)
Poppa Can Play – 4:15 (an old song, not on the DVD version)
This is a rockier performance with more guitar than is shown on the recently released radio broadcast recording from San Rafael in 1975
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