It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora One trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this
Also listening to:

Kak

Although formed in Davis, CA, Kak were based in San Francisco for a good part of 1968, when they recorded their only album. Lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter Gary Lee Yoder and lead guitarist Dehner Patten had been in the Oxford Circle, an obscure early Northern Californian psychedelic band that had cut one garage/psych single ("Foolish Woman"/"Mind Destruction") and played some shows on the San Francisco psychedelic circuit, while bassist Joe Dave Damrell had been on a 1965 single on Scorpio Records with Group "B".

The self-titled Kak LP was minor-league San Francisco psychedelic rock colored by a lot of influence from bigger Bay Area bands, particularly Moby Grape; the vocal harmonies and curling guitar work on tracks like "Disbelievin'" and "Everything's Changing" in particular sounded like a more pedestrian Moby Grape. There were also more distant echoes of Quicksilver Messenger Service (in the guitar work) and the Grateful Dead (in faint traces of country-blues-rock). Kak were best, and least derivative, at their quietest, as on the gentle country-tinged rocker "I've Got Time, " the good-time wistful psych-folk-rock of "Lemonade Kid, " and the harpsichord-decorated ballad "Flowing By, " which was as derivative of Donovan as much of their other songs were of Moby Grape.

Kak's album was barely promoted and sold little. It didn't help that the band played less than a dozen shows before breaking up in early 1969, Damrell having already quit prior to the split. Yoder did a single for Epic and then joined Blue Cheer. The Kak album eventually became a pricey collector's item, and was reissued on CD by Big Beat (with the new title Kak-ola) in 1999 with plenty of bonus cuts, including previously unreleased acoustic demos and Yoder solo tracks from the late '60s. ~ Richie Unterberger
full bio

Comments

Report as inappropriate
tbecker715
Love Lemonade Kid...it's great to hear something different, not the same song over-and-ove r again.
Report as inappropriate
Suck on the kak batch!
Report as inappropriate
johnnyohania n
proof is in the pudding; they made only one album...surp r i s e d they made it that far. first learn to play the guitar then resubmit.
Report as inappropriate
geoffbattick
This is a great example of the second tier SF psych bands of the time. Like the bio says, it's fairly derivative of the big guys. But it has that QSMS lead guitar tone nailed, and the multi changeup section towards the end indicates more writing talent the the average one hook per song band. Definitely one of those little nuggets that gets overlooked.
Report as inappropriate
Unfortunatel y overlooked & underrated this is an extremely talented group of musicians and a superbly cosmic album.
Report as inappropriate
Someone boring must like this
Report as inappropriate
They aren't very good. No wonder no one heard of them
Report as inappropriate
sounds like kak
Report as inappropriate
go floating tambourine, go!
Report as inappropriate
pistachio33
Thanks to the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra (URO) for introducing me to the Beatles' song "Within You, With Out You". I was inspired to a create a Pandora station for the song and I found this funky gem. What a refreshing hippie treat indeed!
Report as inappropriate
I grew up in the bay area and lived in Modesto in1968(Grace D a v i s H S ) I remember this band(I think)from a Frisco show on one of my weekend trips in the city.When I heard the song(Lemonad e Kid)on my BeatlesStati o n I fell out.What a flashback.Th a t was an instant I would have otherwise forgotten.Li v i n g in Nashville now and miss all my Mt.Tamelpias C o m m u n e F a m i l y and Friends from Modesto.(con t a c t via profile please)The pix is my wife(SuzyQ)G o d N e v e r F o r g e t s P e a c e & L o v e . N a m a s t e ( S c o t t G o r d o n ) N k l S k @ t .
Report as inappropriate
ambrosewrite r
Hard to find... God bless Amazon!
Report as inappropriate
Please don't gag on my kak. Or go ahead. Whatever. Up to you really.
Report as inappropriate
wanted to buy the song. Itunes didnt have it. Grr.

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[69, 78, 124, 104, 125, 110, 120, 92, 121, 120, 69, 96, 93, 123, 78, 75, 78, 96, 94, 126, 87, 67, 74, 107, 107, 88, 111, 101, 118, 85, 124, 120, 93, 119, 120, 104, 96, 68, 110, 90, 65, 125, 105, 111, 74, 101, 96, 68, 86, 90, 105, 110, 124, 127, 96, 89, 124, 97, 78, 98, 107, 82, 96, 85, 76, 88, 87, 90, 87, 127, 116, 98, 110, 106, 80, 82, 109, 105, 74, 103, 126, 116, 75, 88, 70, 116, 90, 106, 98, 69, 80, 126, 66, 114, 106, 84, 114, 122, 112, 92, 82, 86, 114, 67, 119, 122, 77, 120, 104, 117, 64, 78, 107, 69, 97, 79, 64, 96, 116, 85, 124, 112, 115, 71, 64, 109, 114, 120, 97, 70, 71, 124, 85, 108, 113, 86, 123, 81, 122, 87, 91, 110, 126, 81, 97, 64, 83, 68, 81, 106, 108, 85, 100, 98, 74, 91, 118, 116, 105, 127, 91, 75, 127, 89, 115, 84, 92, 85, 87, 103, 103, 86, 74, 95, 94, 88, 93, 86, 110, 97, 95, 123, 122, 117, 116, 125, 68, 99, 79, 113, 74, 70, 109, 68, 71, 124, 106, 124, 82, 111, 65, 117, 95, 105, 126, 85, 84, 91, 92, 115, 68, 88, 64, 71, 90, 102, 107, 98, 93, 89, 118, 75, 80, 120, 85, 74, 89, 115, 110, 104, 90, 94, 92, 82, 111, 121, 80, 70, 64, 73, 64, 96, 114, 90, 73, 114, 87, 110, 72, 76, 91, 104, 93, 126, 77, 99, 68, 64, 107, 97, 75, 66, 99, 121, 71, 83, 71, 82, 104, 105, 118, 84, 99, 68, 109, 67, 117, 101, 104, 87, 66, 69, 67, 90, 103, 119, 66, 88, 104, 100, 123, 78, 68, 126, 110, 80, 101, 93, 92, 83, 95, 96, 76, 104, 118, 82, 109, 97, 90, 65, 79, 68, 127, 91, 74, 99, 109, 77, 89, 113, 85, 100, 76, 117, 73, 95, 66, 120, 103, 124, 98, 90, 102, 68, 103, 76, 100, 70, 103, 125, 71, 64, 71, 65, 97, 97, 68, 113, 99, 121, 93, 94, 121, 79, 123, 75, 90, 70, 68, 108, 71, 103, 74, 75, 67, 83, 76, 99, 118, 90, 100, 124, 95, 112, 116, 117, 80, 123, 85, 105, 95, 109, 90, 96, 106, 83, 74, 64, 81, 92, 96, 87, 75, 76, 86, 124, 82, 119, 107, 102, 120, 75, 102, 65, 106, 104, 102, 86, 96, 119, 84, 92, 122, 99, 117, 68, 123, 82, 121, 70, 84, 85, 87, 121, 115, 71, 111, 68, 104, 104, 121, 109, 107, 80, 100, 95, 97, 76, 92, 120, 113, 106, 122, 105, 88, 85, 111, 77, 120, 64, 95, 74, 107, 69, 81, 109, 117, 105, 86, 116, 111, 123, 123, 125, 105, 97, 95, 91, 105, 77, 86, 100, 110, 95, 127, 91, 70, 107, 96, 101, 94, 97, 81, 110, 68, 78, 103, 79, 97, 92, 86, 107, 101, 126, 96, 101, 98, 118, 74, 120, 79, 124, 108, 73, 64, 71, 67, 120, 65, 72, 93, 115]