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Sunforest

LP (Item 71151) Blue Thumb, 1973 — Condition: Used
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Later work by Tom Rapp – recorded after his early years with Pearls Before Swine, when Rapp was working on his own as a singer/songwriter, and really expanding his own unique musical vision. The album's got surprisingly full backings – very different than the rough folksy touches of earlier records, with instrumentation that includes flute, cello, violin, banjo, harp, and the usual small group guitar, bass, and drums. Overall, the album's got a warmer more developed sound than Rapp's earlier work – almost optimistic, or if not that, at least confident and capable in the choice of subject matter. Titles include "Forbidden City", "Comin Back", "Prayers Of Action", "Sunforest", "Someplace To Belong", "Blind River", and "Love/Sex".  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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