1972. Copperhead (1972).

1972 Cop­per­head (ear­ly 1972). Left to Right: David Weber, Jim McPher­son, Gary Philipet (seat­ed), John Cipol­li­na, Pete Sears.

1971. Another shot of “Copperhead.”

1971. Anoth­er shot of Cop­per­head 1971. Left to Right: John Cipol­li­na, Gary Phillipet, Pete Sears, Jim McPher­son, David Weber. I lat­er left the band just before sign­ing a record­ing con­tract to which I did­n’t want to com­mit, and returned to Eng­land to record on Rod Stew­art’s “Nev­er a Dull Moment”. I had also agreed to […]

1971…the original “Copperhead” hanging out at Jim Jensen’s pad in the Delta.

  1971…the orig­i­nal “Cop­per­head” hang­ing out at Jim Jensen’s pad in the Delta. Left to right: David Weber, Pete Sears, John Cipol­li­na, Gary Phillipet, Jim McPher­son. Jensen had an amaz­ing place full of strange antiques and weird arti­facts from around the world…he was a pret­ty intense fel­low. Mark Unob­s­ki was also there that day.