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Encyclopedia > Doug Ingle
Ingle is best known for his work on the 1968 hit In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.
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Ingle is best known for his work on the 1968 hit In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.

Doug Ingle (born September 9, 1945 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA) was the organist, vocalist and primary composer for the band Iron Butterfly. Image File history File links In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. ... Image File history File links In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: Gateway to the West Location Location in Nebraska Coordinates , Government Country   State     County United States   Nebraska     Douglas Founded   Incorporated 1854   1857 Mayor Michael Fahey Geographical characteristics Area     City 307. ... Organ in Katharinenkirche, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Modern style pipe organ at the concert hall of Aletheia University in Matou, Taiwan The organ is a keyboard instrument with one or more manuals, and usually a pedalboard. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Iron Butterfly is a U.S. hard rock and psychedelic band, mostly known for their 1968 hit In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. They are sometimes called the first heavy metal band due to this song and others like it. ...


Ingle's father, a church pianist, introduced him to music at an early age. Ingle moved from his native Nebraska within three months of his birth to the Rocky Mountains and after spending his impressionable years as a mountain child moved to the California West Coast of the United States. A church building (or simply church) is a building used in Christian worship. ... White Goat Wilderness Area, Alberta, Canada View of the Rocky Mountains as depicted on the Colorado state quarter The Rocky Mountains, often called the Rockies, are a broad mountain range in western North America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


His work featured on Heavy, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Ball and Metamorphosis. Most famously, he authored the band's biggest hit, the epic seventeen-minute "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida". The album and subsequent single release of the title track vaulted Ingle and the band to national prominence, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" received the first Platinum Record sales award in the history of the Recording Industry and became a landmark record in psychedelic rock. Heavy was Iron Butterflys debut album, released in early 1968. ... In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida is a rock album by the band Iron Butterfly, released in 1968 (see 1968 in music). ... Ball is a studio album by rock band Iron Butterfly, released in February, 1969. ... Metamorphosis is the name of: A 2003 album by Hilary Duff—see Metamorphosis (Hilary Duff album). ... A minute is a unit of time equal to 1/60th of an hour and to 60 seconds. ... In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, released in 1968, was a seventeen-minute rock song by Iron Butterfly, released on an album that shares the songs title. ... Psychedelic rock is a musical style inspired by or attempting to replicate the mind-altering experience of drugs such as cannabis, psilocybin, mescaline, and especially LSD. Psychedelic music is a misnomer and should properly be called psychedelic rock music, but for the purposes of this article it is not rigorously...


However, he became physically and emotionally exhausted after several years of nonstop touring and was relegated to the prospects of resigning his post with the group. While Doug has been known to tour occasionally with his former band members since 1971 he has not been involved with any of the groups later recordings.


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Iron Butterfly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (626 words)
The original members were Doug Ingle, Ron Bushy, Jerry "The Bear" Penrod, Darryl DeLoach and Danny Weis.
All but Ingle and Bushy left the band after recording the first album in late 1967; the remaining musicians, faced with the possibility of the record not being released, quickly found replacements in bassist Lee Dorman and guitarist Erik Brann and resumed touring.
Doug Ingle and Ron Bushy eventually decided upon Erik Brann.
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Ingle is the all-time leader in hitting at Appalachian State, finishing his three-year stint (1977-79) with a.404 batting average.
Ingle moved in and hit.365 as a freshman,.375 as a sophomore and.477 as a junior.
Ingle said winning is nice in the minor leagues, but his job is not necessarily to capture league championships, but to develop talent for the parent Atlanta Braves.
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