MUSIC

This section of the site contains examples of music of The Institution and related performers. 

If you have additional audio recordings by The Institution that you are willing to share, please contact us.

Crossroads - written by Robert Johnson
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Stoney Face - Praisegod Bearbones
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Antipathy in C 1967 - The Institution
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Rattlesnake Boneshake - © Howard Duff, 1970
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The Institution - 1966

Recorded in 1966 at Creative Production Studios in Orange, NJ. "Antipathy" is the B side. Personnel: Rich Lester, Marvin Coopersmith, Howard Duff, Jean LaMond, and Russ Frame.

The Institution - 1967-68

Personnel: Rich Lester (vocals), Marvin Coopersmith (lead guitar), J. Howard Duff (rhythm guitar. background vocals, lead vocal on "Ramblin' "), Pat Moast (bass), Janette Greene (organ), Jean LaMond (drums)

The Institution II
Praisegod Bearbones

J. Howard Duff says: "Praisegod Bearbones is the band that Institution II evolved into with me, Marvin, Rich, and two other guys, George Juchnevicious from Elizabeth on bass and Dave Massler from Livingston on drums.

Love Is Not Free - The Institution
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Sunshine Of Your Love - written by Cream
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We Gotta Get Out ... - written by The Animals
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Steve's Song - written by The Blues Project
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Ticket To Ride - written by The Beatles
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Soul Kitchen - written by The Doors
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Satisfaction (live) - written by The Rolling Stones
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Blues No More - written by Lester & Duff
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I Can't Be Satisfied - written by Big Bill Broonzy
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Rock Me Baby - written by B. B. King
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Ramblin' On My Mind - written by Robert Johnson
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J. Howard Duff

For more information on J. Howard Duff and his music, checkout his website. 

Philip Rubin

These are a few fragments of practice sessions from around 1968 of Philip playing his then newly purchased, original 1930s National Steel guitar. 

Kassie Jones - written by Furry Lewis
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Thats No Way To Get Along - written by Robert Wilkins
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Rollin Tumblin fragment 1 - traditional
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Rollin Tumblin fragment 2 - traditional
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