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M: It’s possible I suppose but fingers crossed. Born in Los Angeles, he grew up in the small town of Coarsegold near Yosemite, California. It won’t last very long.’ And it just keeps going.”. Sloan (lead vocals, guitar, 1966), Steve Barri (backing vocals, percussion, 1966) I got to go to work every day and laugh with my friends for about nine seasons, that’s as long as Seinfeld was on and now I’m not bragging it’s just a fact it’s the most downloaded show on Netflix still it’s insane. ‘ Cause I don’t. I spent like a week writing little bits, once I was there on camera in the background,” he says. “This is more like, ‘Get up and boogie,’” he says. Bratton does a slowed-down arrangement that he first came up with before sitting in with other members of the Grass Roots for the Whisky A Go Go’s 35th-anniversary show in 1999. That’s out and it’s been selling well, I’m getting steady downloads from that and that also has the song ‘All The Faces’ on it from the finale of The Office which that part went viral of course, that was a great thing it was a great privilege. I wouldn’t, I wouldn’t know how. M: George Gobel is a name I haven’t heard in a long time. Very impressive. He attended the College of the Sequoias and Sacramento State College as a drama major. I mean The Grassroots was fun but this was a life changer, The Office, I mean how lucky, you work as an actor for years to get a shot on a TV show or a movie and I’ve done some little TV shows here and there and a couple of good movies and stuff but The Office, just yeah. Never forget the dog. She Rocks Awards go virtual (and free) in 2021 with The Go-Go’s, Nancy Wilson and more Creed in The Grass Roots The Office star Creed Bratton on LSD, his love of Katy Perry and the power of an E chord The star of The Office and one-time Grass Roots guitarist remember dropping acid at the Miami Pop Festival, why he doesn’t regret selling his ’52 Tele, and why he isn’t going to tell the guitar companies what to do. C: Well that’s it you know, people get together, people are either relieved or disappointed when they meet me because they want to see the character or they’re glad that I’m not because I’d be stealing from them or killing them or something. Bratton, W M: It is I love it and I just had to tell you, I’m a huge Grassroots fan because I’m at the right age so I can sing every song that you guys recorded from ’67 to ’72. (AP Photo/Steve Klaver), The cast of “The Office” television series in 2013 included, left to right, Creed Bratton as Creed Bratton, Angela Kinsey as Angela Martin, Phyllis Smith as Phyllis Vance, Ed Helms as Andy Bernard, Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly Halpert, Brian Baumgartner as Kevin Malone, Oscar Nunez as Oscar Martinez, Catherine Tate as Nellie Bertram, Ellie Kemper as Erin Hannon, Leslie David Baker as Stanley Hudson, Kate Flannery as Meredith Palmer, and Paul Lieberstein as Toby Flenderson. C: Oh my goodness, that was the best. His 2018 album, “While the Young Punks Dance,” was an introspective, gentle set of songs. I’ve always done both and it’s worked out so that’s as good, why would I rock the boat? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Related Articles For “Slightly Altered,” Bratton reunited with producer Dave Way,  whose resume includes albums by Fiona Apple, John Doe, and recently Louise Goffin, with whom he invited three talented bands to back him in the studio. “One day I’m just kind of learning the song, and I come up with this finger-picking part to it,” Bratton says. Former members of The Grass Roots were part of a 35th Anniversary celebration at the iconic Whisky in Los Angeles, California. “I didn’t sit down specifically to write it — I never do that,” Bratton says. “To get to be in a hit band and on a hit show? M: As an actor, what was it like for you to play a character that was kind of yourself but not really? That’s how I looked at him too. Creed Bratton is also the name of the actor who played the character, though there's much more to that story (see below). When “The Office” began, Bratton wasn’t guaranteed he’d ever get any lines; he was there just to sit at a desk and help create the illusion of a full office. Creed in the Grass Roots. • The name Grass Roots was used sporadically by Arthur Lee of Love, in the Los Angeles area. “We’d started drinking ouzo by then, no, retsina, godawful stuff. And we were the 13th Floor in L.A and we’re playing at the London Fog right next to The Whiskey over the Valley and we’ve been playing around for Europe when we became The Grassroots. Creed still relates to his years in the 60s while toking on the finest herb around; cannabis. I was a drama major in college, also played on the weekends to make money, I went off to Europe with a folk trio after college for two years, came back and played in a band but I also then started doing film and T.V and so I bounced back and forth between the two and people say well which one would you do if you had to drop one? C: Well, I don’t know if you heard the last album I did called While The Young Punks Dance. “I don’t know what I did right but I obviously did something right for that to happen,” he says. Bratton met and befriended the Mojo Monkeys after catching a show at Ireland’s 32 in Van Nuys, later sitting in a few times with the rootsy trio who’ve backed artists such as Tower Of Power, Lucinda Williams, Richard Thompson and Mike Ness. “We had taken the tablecloth and all these names were on there, crossed out, except for one that was circled with stars around the edge. Or, contact our editors by emailing moderator@scng.com. “I said, ‘Yeah, you’re right,’ and they said why don’t you make up a new one,” Bratton says. He is a current cast member (playing a fictional version of himself in self-parody) on NBC's Emmy & SAG award winning The Office. “The original premise was that Creed from the Grass Roots stayed wild and crazy,” Bratton says. As a member of the popular rock group The Grass Roots in the 1960s, Bratton appeared on numerous television shows, as well as in the Doris Day movie, "With Six You Get Egg Roll." American Bandstand 1968- Interview The Grass Roots - YouTube “They just come to me, and all of a sudden that information was in my head. While there, he spent a day hanging out with a couple of fellow travelers from Oregon. The band changed its name to the Grass Roots, which Bratton would record and tour with from 1965 through 1969. (Photo by Andrew Hreha). As lead guitarist for the Grass Roots in the late ’60s, Bratton was part of the psychedelic pop/rock band’s peak period when singles such as “Midnight Confessions” and “Let’s Live For Today” cracked the Top 10. A dead product of the 60s, Creed is older than all of the other employees. Creed Bratton was a member of The Grass Roots from 1965-1969. M: It was a place called The Red Creek in Rochester New York. C: Fantastic. “And when this hit, you think, ‘OK, well, how long will it last? The lead single, “Chan Chu Toad,” arrived after Bratton got curious about the ornamental toad that had occupied his house for years. Their music has stood the test of time by appearing in numerous soundtracks and films since their heyday. So then I incorporate it into my set because I think the only (Grass Roots) song I would play when I was touring was ‘Where Were You?’ and ‘Live For Today.’, “I think anybody that’s a Grass Roots fan and knows that song is going to be very intrigued by that.”. Grass Roots Facts and Trivia Other members included Creed Bratton (backing vocals, guitar, 1971-1974), Reed Kailing (backing vocals, guitar, 1971-74), Terry Furlong (guitar, 1969-70), Joel Larson (drums, 1966, 1972-75), Virgil Webber (keyboards, 1972-74), P.F. “So I wrote the character. “The original premise was that Creed from the Grass Roots stayed wild and crazy,” Bratton says. Creed Bratton's talent for acting and music began at a young age. Yeah, that’s basically the show. “Everyone looked like, ‘What the hell?’ I said, ‘This is my new name.’ At that moment, the ‘odd Creed’ reputation started happening.”. Jacinda Ardern DJs for The 13th Floor, https://www.13thfloor.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Bratton-Creed-05.03.20.mp3, New Song Of The Day: The Dictators – God Damn New York, Watch: 13th Floor MusicTalk with Brad Brooks, 13th Floor New Song Of The Day: Bob Dylan – Murder Most Foul, 13th Floor New Song Of The Day: Waxahatchee – Oxbow. So I took my knife out and I cut that piece out and put it in the bottom of my rucksack.”. Listen in as the two of them talk about Creed’s days in the band, working on The Office and what we can expect from his variety show he will perform in Wellington and Auckland on June 2nd and 3rd. “I told them that I had this vision, I saw myself up on stage playing guitar, and I said I see myself being very successful doing this,” Bratton says. Photo of Creed in The Grass Roots for fans of Creed Bratton. “One day I was looking at the thing and I decided to look it up, what it was, and I started reading the story,” he says of the Chinese legend about a wife who steals an elixir of immortality from her husband and is turned into a toad. As far as we know, Creed Bratton is still coming to New Zealand in June. Somehow managed to get a lovely lady to marry him, and with her have two daughters. One can assume that he correctly identifies the strain of cannabis (\"Northern Lights\" Cannabis indica) in a picture Dwigh… M: And every song was a hit, it was incredible. So that’s basically it, they’re gonna hear a lot of back stories about The Office, from the horse’s mouth as it were and then they’re gonna hear my original songs and what inspired them. I’ll put the mic underneath my little hazmat suit and perform, It’ll be fine. He regularly covers the Oscars and the Emmys, goes to Comic-Con and Coachella, reviews pop music, and conducts interviews with authors and actors, musicians and directors, a little of this and a whole lot of that. But no, I will come unless of course I mean, my God, and I hope this is not gonna happen, what if it gets to be June and there’s quarantines and they stop all, it could happen. Creed Bratton is a fictional character from the NBC sitcom The Office, played by the musician of the same name as a fictionalised version of himself. C: What could happen what is the worst that could happen? M: I assume your experience with The Office was a positive one? “Slightly Altered” is the ninth solo album by Creed Bratton, whose credits including acting in all nine seasons of “The Office” and a stint in the late ’60s with the classic lineup of the rock group the Grass Roots. C: Well, I haven’t been travelling because of it and I was coming down there before but the fire thing hit and that stopped it because it was right then. C: It is and I know how beautiful it is down there, I met a lot of Kiwis and a lot of Aussies here and they’re all so much fun and I know I’m gonna get along with them just fine and it’s gonna be great, can’t wait. He is depicted as an elderly man working in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper as a quality assurance director. “The next morning I wake up in a horrible hangover,” he says. As a character actor, decades of scuffling around Hollywood ended in 2005 when Bratton, who’d been hired as a background player on the new sitcom “The Office,” pitched a loosely fictionalized character based on his own life and ended up a fan favorite playing the hilariously strange quality assurance manager “Creed Bratton” for nine seasons. Way, who produced the soundtrack to the Laurel Canyon music documentary “Echo In The Canyon,” introduced him to its house band at the premiere, and they and a third group — who has a name we can’t print but includes the rhythm section from Elvis Costello’s Imposters — also joined the sessions. We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. But the new album, I’ve got three really hot bands, I’ve got a band called Jack Ship with some great musicians, I’ve got a band called The Bojo Monkeys. After telling them, they suggested that Chuck Ertmoed definitely was not a rock star name. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions. Just the physical, the timing and stuff that’s my own of course naturally but some of those takes of that Jack Benny, that slow looks he gives, you’ll see that in Creed, you’ll see a little bit of that in Creed. He grew up, in order, in California, Arkansas, Kentucky and Oregon. He … Mysterious, eccentric, good-hearted, and downright talented are all words that have been used to describe actor and musician Creed Bratton over the years. He knows nearly EVERYthing, has talked to nearly EVERYone and has pretty much seen it all. And a dog named Buddy. Creed Bratton, musician and actor from the NBC sitcom "The Office," walks down memory lane remembering an acid trip with The Grass Roots. C: That’s what I was told but they said actually we have oxygen for you. Found by Ed Truck, the Dunder Mifflin branch manager before Steve Carell’s Michael Scott, Creed was given a job and despite being horrible at it and so weird and intimidating that everyone decides to ignore him. M: I saw The Grassroots the version run by Rob Grill back in the eighties sometime in a small club and they played for two hours straight. C: Well his band, I went to the premiere, met the guys in the band, really hit it off with them and then we started talking and then my producer had produced that album, Dave Way my producer, so I said would you guys like to come in and maybe play some songs with me? “Even though my computer didn’t work, I’m down below making notes, and then I shot it. Prior to joining Dunder Mifflin, he was most notably a member of the rock band The Grass Roots in the late 60s (as was the real-life Creed Bratton). The Grass Roots were created by the storied producer/songwriter duo of P.F. C: Yeah but towards the end, I remember I saw them too later on and they were starting to use pre recorded tapes though, which I y’know, and they didn’t have to do it because Rob, he’s such a great singer, He was, God bless him he’s gone now, but he had one of the great pop voices there’s no doubt about it. Marty Duda is the founder and musical brain behind The 13th Floor. Available in a range of colours and styles for men, women, and everyone. Have you got a URL for this? And they said absolutely so I recorded three songs with them and this album which will have a lot more uptempo songs that I ever recorded before, will be out by the time I get down to Australia and New Zealand on this tour. M: Yeah, it’ll be fine. The group frequently hit the Billboard charts until the early 70's with several lineups of musicians. The 2021 NAMM Show is free and virtual: Here’s what to see online 612.4k Followers, 63 Following, 105 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Creed Bratton (@creedbratton) I’ll take that dingy,  I’ll just get on a boat somehow and get over there. The Office Wrap Party in Scranton, PA. Creed Singing the song Rubber Tree. Creed Bratton, Actor: The Office. After working in Israel on the Kirk Douglas picture “Cast A Giant Shadow,” Bratton left the Middle East to hitchhike to Berlin and London, stopping for a few days in Athens. He's taught one or two classes a semester in the journalism and mass communications department at Cal State Long Beach since 2006. Creed Bratton, of ‘The Office,’ on His New Album, Quarantine Life and the Scranton Strangler The former Grass Roots guitarist is releasing his new album ‘Slightly Altered’ this summer C: Oh you were aware? Graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. with degrees in English and Communications. M: Do you have to worry about things like the corona virus and all that when you’re travelling around? I’ve done both like I say I started out at high school doing the plays. “He had a blackout period, he ended up on a Greyhound bus, next thing he … Bratton focused on acting after leaving the Grass Roots in 1969, frustrated by their management’s reluctance to let the band write and record more of their own material. The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda (who is a huge Grassroots fan) spoke to Creed Bratton a wee while ago before the Corona virus hit hard. With Bratton playing lead guitar, the … Creed Bratton is a character from the NBC sitcom The Office, played by the musician of the same name as a fictionalized version of himself. And then he forgot all about it until a year later when he was about to sign a contract with Dunhill Records as part of the Grass Roots. He is still an active musician, having released three albums of his work since leaving the Grass Roots, in 2001 and 2002. His Grass Roots past also surfaces, though not in a predictable way. So the show will talk about my upbringing …… travelling around Europe, being in The Grassroots, and I’ll tell stories about being on The Office, cause a lot of songs especially in the later years, I wrote while I was on set of The Office waiting around for shoots, I’d go in the green room with my guitar and write these songs and they would just come to me, that’s the way it works. “It’s weird, a very odd song. The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda (who is a huge Grassroots fan) spoke to Creed Bratton a wee while ago before the Corona virus hit hard. M: And you’re gonna be here at the beginning of June it looks like, so ……. C: I doubt it, I’m planning to come down. 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M: That’s the website that I run here in Auckland….. 13th Floor Elevators. For the new one, Bratton says he wanted to move people in a different way. I’ve been doing this professionally since I was seventeen, worked playing in front of people so I’ve always acted and I’ve always done music. C: Well, you may not know this, but the 13th Elevator is the band from Austin, a very psychedelic band, but in L.A, I was in the 13th Floor. Well listen, I’ve got years, this is before The Office, every month I was working doing all kinds of odd jobs y’know staying in class, study and acting doing what you do as an actor and musician and I was still cutting my own solo album with my friend Henry Louis, Joni Mitchell’s producer and then Peter White working with him also and I was playing in this club and this guy came up to and Paul Downey and he had been in Herman’s Hermits and he said he was doing a show with Joel Larson who is the original drummer from The Grassroots and Virgil Weber and they were playing and Rob wasn’t gonna do the show and Warren didn’t want to do the show and they needed someone to sing the songs and I hadn’t done The Grassroots song in years so I said, ‘Well, alright I’ll go check it out,’ so I met them and we were rehearsing and when we were doing Temptation Eyes I realised that was the song that they recorded right after I left the group and I said, ‘You know, I love this song’, so on this last album which will be out by the time I get down there to do New Zealand, the album is called Slightly Altered and I do, on that I do a very, very strange and beautiful rendition of Temptation Eyes with a trombone solo of all things. If this gets out, they … He parted ways with the band in 1970, but continued his passion and has released six solo albums up to the present day. C: I always did both. Sloan and Steve Barri under the direction of Lou Adler in 1966. Bratton is the former guitarist and vocalist for American pop-rockers The Grassroots ( Midnight Confessions, Where Were You When I Needed You) who then moved on to a career in acting with his most notable role as “Creed” in the American version of The Office. “He had a blackout period, he ended up on a Greyhound bus, next thing he knew he’s passed out in a dumpster in Scranton.”. What could happen? “That was my premise,” Bratton says. I don’t know if you saw the movie Echoes In The Canyon that Jacob Dylan did about music from the Laurel Canyon and the sixties in L.A, the California sound, you know that one I’m talking about? C: Oh it’s pretty cool I have to say, pretty cool. He covers “Temptation Eyes,” a single the band released after Bratton left the band. Bratton is the former guitarist and vocalist for American pop-rockers The Grassroots (Midnight Confessions, Where Were You When I Needed You) who then moved on to a career in acting with his most notable role as “Creed” in the American version of The Office. I knew the words to every freakin song for two hours. It’s more of a folky album, more of an introspective album, very acoustic and not a lot of band stuff. Music is life! “They said, ‘What’s your name?’”. The Twitter account for Peacock shared yet another deleted scene this week, this one featuring the elusive Creed Bratton, who played a fictionalized version of himself on the series. Yeah so there we go. “It’s unprecedented, right?” Bratton says by phone from his Studio City home recently. Dunhill Records secured the legal use of the name by releasing a record, which Lee never did. It’s like Steely Dan meets I don’t know what.”, The opening track on the album, “Mose Was a Runner,” is also a nod to “The Office,” inspired partly by the departure of writer-producer Mike Schur — who played the often-running, always weird character Mose Schrute — to launch “Parks & Recreation.”. Earned his first newspaper paycheck at the Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat, fled the Midwest for Los Angeles Daily News and finally ended up at the Orange County Register. “The Office” gave a boost to a solo career, though, with three albums released while it was on the air and now two since it wrapped in 2013. “They told me it was very funny, and then the writers just took it and ran with it.”. Now 77, Bratton was born William Charles Schneider. 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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Still, it was his name when he headed overseas with the folk band the Young Californians, a trek that led to Israel where he met future Grass Roots’ bandmate Warren Entner at a festival and exchanged phone numbers. Shop high-quality unique Grass Roots T-Shirts designed and sold by artists. Anyway so tell me about the variety show that you’re bringing down here. C: So it’s some fun stuff, this album will be called Slightly Altered. Photo of Grass Roots for fans of Creed Bratton. He will not be allowed into NZ in June.Govt Rules. He’s quite a hyped up version of who I am as an individual, I’m more of a introspective, quiet type actually and he was very hyped up  you know, I always referred to him as a cracked tuning fork, he looked like he was philibrating… coming off the edge somewhat. I don’t know how that happened but it did. Earned a master's degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. So music wise, what kind of stuff are you doing these days? (Photo by Tyler Golden/NBC), Singer-songwriter and actor Creed Bratton released his ninth solo album, “Slightly Altered,” on July 17, 2020. C: Yeah, so I loved the way he did his thing. Creed may be best known for starring as a fictional version of himself on nine seasons of the … Creed Bratton is due to perform on June 2nd at San Fran in Wellington and in Auckland at Neck Of The Woods on June 3rd. “My liver is there, you know, drinking a cup of coffee, like, ‘Can I get back in your body now?’ And there on the table, I see a tablecloth. When his father was killed during World War II, his mother remarried and now he was Chuck Ertmoed, which wasn’t an easy name for an elementary school boy to carry. M: Makes no sense at all. Pretty great. There was smoke and the promoter actually told me well don’t worry, we’re gonna have oxygen on the side stage for you, breathe through it, well I said that’s not gonna fly, I’m a singer that’s not gonna work so I was disappointed, I hope the fans weren’t disappointed but I know they understand you can’t be singing and coughing at the same time. C: Yeah basically what it is, we know it’s not like a vanity project when an actor gets on a T.V show and he decides to put out an album. “Did one of you tell Stanley that I have asthma. The Grass Roots, Soundtrack: Jackie Brown. “I never imagined I’d get up in the position I’m in now because you have to understand for 30 years I was hand-to-mouth, really struggling, struggling, struggling. “And it’s so ‘Creed’ — the character Creed from ‘The Office,’” he says of the topic of the tune. Please select the daily or weekly option as we post 4-5 articles a day. Would like to see the details of these rules. My motivation of course physically was Jacque Tati facial, Jack Benny, George Gobel, people like that back from the ….. I’m old, I’m an old guy so those are the people that inspired me. M: Was making the transition from musician to an actor, or were you always kind of doing both? Interview: Creed Bratton (The Grassroots & The Office), Film Review: The People Upstairs Dir: Cesc Gay, Film Review: The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken…, Film Review: The Dry Dir: Robert Connolly, Film Review: Dreamland Dir: Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Politics: 5G and You, the Liz Gunn Interview, 13th Floor Politics: Liz Gunn Interviews LegaSea’s Scott Macindoe About NZ…, 13th Floor Politics: Liz Gunn talks Cannabis with Tadhg Stopford of…, Flashback! M: Yup, he was good. Strange waters run deep, it seems: long before he landed at Dunder Mifflin, the real-life Mr. Bratton had a thriving career as a rock and roll guitarist in the 1960s-era bands the 13th Floor, and the Grass Roots (whose enduring feel-good anthem “Let’s Live For Today” was a Top 10 hit in 1967). Peter Larsen has been the Pop Culture Reporter for the Orange County Register since 2004, finally achieving the neat trick of getting paid to report and write about the stuff he's obsessed about pretty much all his life. A three-legged feng shui toad inspired the first single off Creed Bratton’s new album “Slightly Altered,” but that’s definitely not the only time good fortune has smiled on the singer-songwriter and actor. “It totally changes it, because it’s a driving song. There comes a point at every Creed Bratton concert where he breaks into “Let’s Live for Today,” the breakthrough hit by his old folk-rock band the Grass Roots that hit Number Eight in … I always thank Greg Daniels for allowing me to do that on this show. Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 14-21 Bratton also … Or, read a transcription of the interview here: C: What is the 13th Floor, it says here next to your name? I didn’t want to another of the contemplative ones.”. “Then I ad-libbed a bunch of stuff, sang a song a cappella about the Incredible Hulk. , what was it like for you Billboard charts until the early 70 's with several lineups of musicians him. Perform, it ’ s more of an introspective album, “ while the Young Punks,! Time by appearing in numerous soundtracks and films since their heyday just took it ran. Toking on the finest herb around ; cannabis Creed Singing the song Rubber Tree near Yosemite California. 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