The seeds of Pacific Gas & Electric powered were sown in LA back 1966 when self-taught guitarist Tom Marshall formed Bluesberry Jam, whose ranks included drummer Charlie Allen. Allen ended up being such an excellent vocalist that he finished up getting the frontman; his drum seat was loaded by Adolfo de la Parra in 1968. Afterwards that yr, de La Parra remaining to become listed on Canned Heat, changing Frank Make who then became a member of Bluesberry Jam. After adding guitarist Glenn Schwartz and bassist Brent Stop later on in 1968, the group transformed their name to Pacific Gas & Electric powered. Their first recording, OBTAIN IT On, premiered by Kent in 1968, but didn’t make a lot of an impact. Nevertheless, following the look of them in the Miami Pop Event in past due 1968, Pacific Gas & Electric powered authorized with Columbia, who released Pacific Gas & Electric powered in 1969. Their following album, ARE YOU SET, supplied their 1st hit, the name track, which managed to get into the Best 20 in the summertime of 1970. Not surprisingly success, all of the bandmembers remaining, forcing Charlie Allen to create a fresh Pacific Gas & Electric powered around him. Enter guitarist Ken Utterback, bassist Frank Petricca, Ron Woods on drums, Jerry Aiello on keyboards, trumpet participant Stanley Abernathy, sax players Alfred Gallegos and Virgil Gonsalves, and percussionist Joe Lala. For this period, the Pacific Gas & Electric powered Utility Business asked the music group to improve their name, that was shortened to PG&E, also the name of the 1971 album. In addition they made an appearance in and supplied music for the Otto Preminger film Inform Me That YOU LIKE Me, Junie Moon starring Liza Minnelli. After 1972 roughly, PG&E basically converted into a single Charlie Allen automobile. They released Starring Charlie Allen on Dunhill in 1973, after that known as it quits.