Kathi McDonald / Insane Asylum

Her stage and studio credits include Long John Baldry, Ike & Tina Turner, Dave Mason, Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs & Englishmen, the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street, and Leon Russell & The Shelter People among others.

The late Kathi McDonald’s lost gem of a slab Insane Asylum (1974) is a magnificent mélange of blues, hard rock, and soul. Produced and arranged by renowned keyboardist/bassist Pete Sears, Kathi’s esteemed collaborators include Ronnie Montrose, Nils Lofgren, Neil Schon, John Cipollina, and Papa John Creach.