Together (Country Joe and the Fish album)

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ReleasedAugust 1968
RecordedNovember 1967
StudioSierra Sound Laboratories, Berkeley, California
and February 1968 Vanguard Studios, 71 West 23rd Street, New York City, NY
Label Vanguard VSD-79277 [1]
Producer Samuel Charters
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Together is the third album by the San Francisco psychedelic rock band Country Joe and the Fish, released in 1968. [6] [7] Country Joe McDonald had briefly left the band prior to the recording sessions. [8] All of the band members contributed to the songwriting. [8] Together is the most commercially successful album from the band. [2]


The original lineup of the band broke up after the release of Together. [9] [10]

Critical reception

AllMusic wrote that "McDonald tended to favor droning mantras like the album-closing 'An Untitled Protest', which worked better when contrasted with the likes of Melton's catchy anti-New York diatribe, 'The Streets of Your Town', and the group-written 'Rock and Soul Music'." [2]

Track listing

  1. "Rock and Soul Music" (McDonald, Melton, Cohen, Barthol, Hirsh) – 6:51
  2. "Susan" (Hirsh) - 3:28
  3. "Mojo Navigator" (Denson, Melton, McDonald) - 2:23
  4. "Bright Suburban Mr. & Mrs. Clean Machine" (Hirsh, Melton) - 2:19
  5. "Good Guys/Bad Guys Cheer / The Streets of Your Town" (Melton) - 3:43
  6. "The Fish Moan" - 0:27
  7. "The Harlem Song" (McDonald) - 4:19
  8. "Waltzing in the Moonlight" (Hirsh, Melton) - 2:13
  9. "Away Bounce My Bubbles" (Hirsh) - 2:25
  10. "Cetacean" (Barthol) - 3:38
  11. "An Untitled Protest" (McDonald) - 2:45


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Chart positions

Billboard 200 - No. 23 [11]

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