Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sandy Bull - Inventions (1965)


Eastern-influenced folk-rock meditations by outsider-folk-innovator Sandy Bull. Goddamn, this guy was so fucking cool. How in the hell did I not hear him until a couple of months ago?

Track listing:
1. Blend II
2. Gavotte No. 2 Take 1
3. Gavotte No. 2 Take 2
4. Manha de Carnival
5. Triple Ballade
6. Memphis, Tennessee

Coming together

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Robbie Basho -
Venus in Cancer (1970)
Jack Rose -
Opium Musick (2003)

6 comments:

  1. Oh man, thanks so much for posting this. Sandy Bull is a name I once heard of about 20 years ago that I never followed up on and had totally forgotten about. Can't wait to hear it.

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  2. My sentiments are the same as kingpossum's, so thank you very much! If you're into proper guitar playing look up an Englishman called Dean McPhee: you won't be disappointed!

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  3. Wow. This is Led Zeppelin meets Tinariwen before either existed. Holy fucking shit thank you for the post.

    @Anonymous:
    Thanks for the tip on Dean McPhee.

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  4. @Anonymous:
    I checked out Fatima's Hand by Mr. McPhee and you are corrected--not disappointed. What that guy can do with a Telecaster and a couple pedals is sublime. Hearty thanks for the recommendation.

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  5. It reminds me the 'Cornflower suite' album, by Suni McGrath, maybe worth checking

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