Papa Nebo which ultimately morphed into Free Beer was described by the late legendary music exec Ahmet Ertegun who personally signed them to Atlantic Records as “So fresh it’s amazing, an artist with a girl violinist, a jazz saxophone(Bob Mintzer, now leader of the Yellow Jackets), classical piano, hard rock guitar and soft country rock harmonies". Two years later the group splintered into Free Beer headed by Michael Packer & Sandy Allen, two of the founding members of Papa Nebo. Free Beer recorded one album for Buddah and two albums for RCA…………..
Credits Bass, Vocals - Sandy Allen Drums - Ken Adams Piano, Organ, Harpsichord - Sal Costanzo Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet - Bob Mintzer Violin - Ann Leathers Vocals, Guitar - Brenden Harkin, Michael Packer
Tracklist A1 Lazy Day 2:43 A2 Live In Missouri 3:51 A3 Smile In The Sky 4:33 A4 On The Bus To Meet Brenden: But He Wasn’t There 2:48 A5 Judson Queen 3:57 B1 Feel It Inside 3:20 B2 Smooth Pat 1:05 B3 I Can’t Make It Today 4:10 B4 Louisiana Woman 2:44 B5 Makes Me Feel Fine 2:35 B6 Buford Claxton 4:01