Generation were a R&B/soul group who were based in the Bay Area. The band members were Dann Herron (guitar, vocals), Lydia Pense (vocals), Larry Fields (guitar), Craig Parker (keyboards), Gregg Elberg (trumpet), Gregg Thompson (saxophone), John Glazier (saxophone), Rod Ellicot (bass) and Dick Sidman (drums). The group recorded some material but it is thought that no recordings were released. The group had disbanded by the middle of 1966.
Lydia Pense, Larry Fields and Rod Ellicot were subsequently founder members of Cold Blood.
Craig Parker, John Glazier and Dick Sidman became members of The Electric Company.
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Various artists compilations that include Generation tracks
Golden State Soul: San Franciscan Dancers & Smoochers, Various Artists, 2000
Single I'm A Good Woman (The Generation) / Za Zu (Wally Cox & Nate Branch), 2003, BGP Records BGPS 022
Love Is The Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965-1970, Various Artists, 2007