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Ray Stinnett

A Fire Somewhere
CD $12
2LP Black $21
Digital Download $10.99
  • Original album Executive Producer: Booker T. Jones
  • Original art intended for 1971 album release, seen for the first time
  • All songs previously unreleased
  • CD with 40-pg book with liner notes interviewing Ray with unseen photos
  • Double LP with download card for full album, plus liner notes and rare photos


Summer of ’67. Ray Stinnett, original guitarist in Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (“Wooly Bully”), finds himself drawn to the scene in Haight Ashbury and spends the ‘Summer of Love’ at the Morning Star Ranch in Northern California. In keeping with the zeitgeist of the times, he tunes in and drops out. Fast forward to ‘71 and Ray is back in Memphis recording his masterpiece for A&M at the legendary Fame and Ardent Studios with assistance from Booker T. and co-mixer/ engineer Richard Rosebrough (Chris Bell, Big Star). A&M shelves the album, and now, 41
years later, the record is finally available for the first time.
That’s the story and here’s where it ends up. Over 40 years in the making, A Fire Somewhere is an album oozing with swampy Southern charm.
A perfect melding of Memphis soul and San Francisco psych, folk, and


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Preview Tracklist

  • 1 Salty Haze
  • 2 You Make Me - Feel
  • 3 Silky Path
  • 4 Wheel Of Time
  • 5 Stop
  • 6 Long Rivers Flow
  • 7 America
  • 8 You & I
  • 9 Honey Suckle Song
  • 10 Liberty Train
  • 11 Naturally High
  • 12 Love Is The Answer
  • 13 A Fire Somewhere
  • 14 The Rain