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Magic Carpet Ride (4:30)

"Magic Carpet Ride" is a rock song written by John Kay and Rushton Moreve from the band Steppenwolf. The song was initially released on the album Steppenwolf the Second. It was the lead single from that album, peaking at #3 in the US, and becoming the band's second-biggest hit, surpassed only by "Born to Be Wild".

The single version differs noticeably from the album version with a different vocal take by Kay used for…

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I like to dream yes, yes, right between my sound machine
On a cloud of sound I drift in the night
Any place it goes is right
Goes far, flies near, to the stars away from here

Steppenwolf - Magic Carpet Ride Lyrics


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  • GR8 Classic!
  • Download from youtube here: Ride.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/KL_dI3GtB4o/the-vines-ride
  • Magic.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/0dfpSUPEwpI/portishead-magic-doors
  • Great Oldie""""
  • The Pusher is a bad-ass jam. Love Steppenwolf.
  • I first listened to this group in or around 1968 when growing up in San Diego California. It still is one of my favorite bands.
  • Really long instrumental part I always like it.
  • sls
    Get blazed and spin this!

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