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Robbie BashoSeal Of The Blue Lotus (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Takoma/4 Men With Beards, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 22.98
A perfect illustration of the genius of guitarist Robbie Basho – a set recorded early in his career, but with music that's light years ahead of most of his contemporaries! Although a set of solo acoustic guitar tracks, the music isn't really folk – nor is it the sort of acoustic underground music that would emerge more strongly in the 70s – and instead, it's got a real edge throughout – lots of odd tones and weird phrasings that almost preface a whole generation of guitar experimentalists like Derek Bailey or Eugene Chadbourne – yet still within a setting that's relatively tuneful overall! Basho's music has this subtle mysticism that we really love – and the solo sounds here are as evocative as the titles – which include "Mountain Man's Farewell", "Seal Of The Blue Lotus", "Sansara In Sweetness After Sandstorm", "Dravidian Sunday", and "Bardo Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy pressing – with a paste-on cover image, just like the original version!)

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Robbie BashoTwilight Peaks ... CD
Smeraldina Rima (Belgium), 1984. New Copy ... $19.99
Incredible work from guitarist Robbie Basho – a player who finally seems to be getting the same sort of due as his sometime-labelmate John Fahey! Basho's style is quite different, but equally sublime – this effortless cascading of notes on the acoustic guitar – played at a level that almost feels as if there's a chorus of instrumentalists working together, even though it's just Basho solo – but with this ethereal, laidback quality that never feels gimmicky or show-offy at all. There's a deeply spiritual feel to this record – one of the last that Basho ever made – but never a quality that's hippy dippy or new age, especially for the time. Titles include "Golden Dragon", "Lament For Earth", "Twilight Peaks", "Afternoon & Evening", and "Where Butterflies In Winter Go". CD

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Jay BolotinJay Bolotin ... LP
Commonwealth United, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Rural accented, haunting and wonderful folk material from Jay Bolotin – a Kentucky bred songwriter and singer who made an impact on some powerful artists in Nashville, and in the country and folk landscape in general, but never really got his due for his own work – including this wholly excellent self-titled set recorded in 1970! There's a haunting, but graceful lilt to his singing and songwriting that reminds us of Leonard Cohen, but with a resonant southern warmth that's all his own, and it's little wonder to us that he was championed by keen eared artists such as Kris Kristofferson. The arrangements are fantastic, but unfussy, with just voice and guitar when that's all that's called for, electric bass, keys and drums when the mood needs it heavier, plus uncommon and completely effective elements like some harpsichord, celeste and other percussion. Players include guitarist David Mowry, bass player Ken Lyon, Mark Taber on piano & harpsichord, and Bobby Mason of The Fugs on drums & percussion. Titles include "Dear Father", "Jimmy's Got A Music Box", "It's All In That", "Pretty Burmah", "Trinketman", "You Are A Woman", "For Kristy", "Winter Woman" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)

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✨✧ VariousOther Side Of Bakersfield Vol 2 – 50s & 60s Boppers & Rockers From Nashville West ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Damn great music from the early years of the Bakersfield scene – and a series that's ever bit as great as the That'll Flat Git It collection on Bear Family! Like that series, this one focuses on raw rockers and rare rockabilly – mostly work from the late 50s, and some of it by artists you'd normally know from more country-based recordings! The collection shows that country and rock really mixed it up on the west coast – even in the years before the rise of country rock on the LA scene – and the tunes are as raw as they are twangy, filled with brash, youthful modes throughout. The booklet is 50 full color pages – with loads of notes on each track, and plenty of photos too – and titles include "Teenage Tears" by Cliff Crofford, "Somehow Someway Someday" by The Farmer Boys, "What's Good For The Goose" by Terry Fell, "My Walkin Shoes" by Dusty Payne, "Yer Fer Me" by Fuzzy Owens, "Can't Go On" by Dallas Frazier, "That's Just Where I Oughtta Be" by Billy Bledsoe, ""That's What I Get For Loving You" by Lawton Jiles, and "I've Been Thinking It Over" by The Three Notes. CD
 
 
 
 



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