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Magic Carpet Ride

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  • 1968
  • 1969
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  • 1967

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“Magic Carpet Ride” may also refer to a dance song by Mighty Dub Katz. “Magic Carpet Ride” is a rock song written by John Kay and Rushton Moreve from the Canadian band Steppenwolf. The song was initially released in 1968 on the album The Second. It was the lead single from that album, peaking at #3 in the US, and becoming the band’s second-biggest hit, surpassed only by “Born to Be Wild”. The song is also considered the first modern rock video. The single version differs noticeably from the album version with a different vocal take by Kay used for the first verse of the song and differing instrumental balances. The single version is also much shorter than the album version, with a running time of 2 minutes and 55 seconds (the album version is 4 minutes and 25 seconds... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ On a magic carpet ride ... Why don't you tell your dreams to me ... Close your eyes girl, look inside girl

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