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The Pusher
1970 Hoyt Axton
First performed by the metal band Steppenwolf (1968) and used in movie Easy Rider (1969). See the Wikipedia article about this song.

Recording sessions
1971 June 24: New York RCA Manhattan B
with applause added
 
unedited
 
 
1973 July 28: New York Philarmonic Hall