Mama's Pride

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Mama's Pride

Mama's Pride, 2006
Background information
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
GenresRock
Soul
Years active1972–1982, 1992–present
LabelsAtco, Atlantic
Websitewww.mamaspride.tripod.com
Members
Pat Liston
Danny Liston
Kevin Saunders
Dickie Steltenpohl
Paul Willett
Max Baker
Past members
Mike Gordon
Gary Bourgeois
Joe Turek
Frank Gagliano
Jeff Schmidt
Jim Vogts
 
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Mama's Pride

Mama's Pride, 2006
Background information
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
GenresRock
Soul
Years active1972–1982, 1992–present
LabelsAtco, Atlantic
Websitewww.mamaspride.tripod.com
Members
Pat Liston
Danny Liston
Kevin Saunders
Dickie Steltenpohl
Paul Willett
Max Baker
Past members
Mike Gordon
Gary Bourgeois
Joe Turek
Frank Gagliano
Jeff Schmidt
Jim Vogts

Mama's Pride is an American rock band that formed in St.Louis, Missouri in 1972.

After forming in 1972 the band quickly grew a strong following. They signed to Atco Records in 1974, a division of Atlantic Records at that time, now a division of Warner Brothers. They released the self-titled album Mama's Pride in 1975, which was produced by Grammy Award winning producer Arif Mardin.[1] The band's second album Uptown & Lowdown was released in 1977.[2] The band toured with acts such as: Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Outlaws, Todd Rundgren, Alice Cooper, Reo Speedwagon, and Heart.
Ronnie Van Zandt of Lynyrd Skynyrd had expressed interest in producing the band's third album, shortly before his death in 1977. The band spent the majority of 1978 on tour with Greg Allman as his backing band for his 1978 solo tour. The group disbanded in 1982.

They reunited ten years later in 1992 and released Guard Your Heart, which was produced by Jim Gaines.

The band has been doing yearly reunion shows to sold out crowds at The Pageant Theater in their hometown of St. Louis, Missouri since 2003. In 2006, the band released a double live album entitled Alive and Well.

Discography

YearTitleTypeLabel
1975Mama's Pridefull-length CDAtco/Atlantic Records
1976Uptown & Lowdownfull-length CDAtco/Atlantic Records
1992Guard Your Heartfull-length CDIndependent
2006Alive and Well (live album)double CDIndependent

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