1969 Harvey Mandel – Righteous

Righteous is the second album by Harvey Mandel, released in 1969.

Harvey Mandel (born March 11, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, United States) is an American guitarist known for his innovative approach to electric guitar playing. A professional at twenty, he played with Charlie Musselwhite, Canned Heat, the Rolling Stones, and John Mayall as well as starting a solo career. Mandel is one of the first rock guitarists to use two-handed fretboard tapping.


1  Righteous (Harvey Mandel) 03:46
2  Jive Samba (Nat Adderley Jr) 04:22
3  Love Of Life (Bob Jones; Harvey Mandel) 07:36
4  Poontang (Bob Jones) 04:04
5  Just A Hair More (Harvey Mandel) 04:53
6  Summer Sequence (Ralph Burns) 03:27
7  Short’s Stuff (Shorty Rogers) 06:09
8  Boo-Bee-Doo (Duane Hitchings) 03:21
9  Campus Blues (Harvey Mandel) 04:03



BassArt Stavro
DrumsEddie Hoh
GuitarHarvey Mandel
OrganDuane Hitchings

Other Musicians

2 Jive Samba

GuitarBob Jones
PercussionEarl Palmer

4 Poontang

DrumsBob Jones
VocalsBob Jones

5 Just A Hair More

GuitarBob Jones

7 Short’s Stuff

BassBob West
DrumsEarl Palmer
GuitarHoward Roberts
PianoPete Jolly
SaxBill Perkins
SaxErnie Watts
SaxGene Cipriano
SaxJack Nimitz
SaxPlas Johnson
TromboneLew McCreary
TromboneMike Barone
TrombonePete Myers
TromboneRichard Leith
TrumpetBuddy Childers
TrumpetJohn Audino
TrumpetOllie Mitchell
TrumpetStan Fishelson
VibraphoneVictor Feldman

9 Campus Blues

DrumsBob Jones
VocalsBob Jones

Liner Notes

Producer – Abe Kesh
Arranged By – Harvey Mandel
Arranged By (String & Horn Arrangements) – Shorty Rogers
Engineer – Hank Cicalo

Photography By – Dunstan Pereira, Johnny Hayes

Record Company – Mercury Record Corporation
Record Company – Mercury Record Productions, Inc.
Recorded At – Amigo Studios