Sunday, April 5, 2009
Seatrain was an American roots fusion band based initially in Marin County, California, and later in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Seatrain was formed after the breakup of the Blues Project in 1969. The group, which recorded four albums, disbanded in 1973.
Their one semi-hit, "Flute Thing," was a bit out of character too, relying on bassist Andy Kulberg showing off his classically-trained flute skills.
Below, here is a rare 45 version of "Flute Thing," sampled by the Beastie Boys in "Flute Loop" and MC Serch in "Scenes from the..."