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John Fahey - Blind Joe Death Volume 1

 (Limited Edition Clear Vinyl)


Label:

4 Men with Beards

Genre:

Folk

Product No.:
A4MB 2011
UPC: 646315620115
Availability:
Limited Stock
Category:

Vinyl Record



$23.98

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180 Gram Vinyl Record




Clear vinyl edition limited to 500 copies

For several years major labels had been issuing records in both mono and stereo formats. By 1967 Takoma was doing well enough financially to justify the recording of Fahey's first and second albums for the burgeoning stereo market. Thus Vol.1: Blind Joe Death, as the record would be titled henceforth, was recorded for the third time and it is probably this release that most people are familiar with today.

For the new version Fahey recorded all but one song on the album. He recorded one new track for the reissue: "I'm Gonna Do All I Can for My Lord." His new take of the Episcopal hymn "In Christ There Is No East or West" would become the most well-known and oft-played song on the album. On clear vinyl.



Side 1
On Doing An Evil Deed Blues
St. Louis Blues
Poor Boy Long Ways From Home
Uncloudy Day
John Henry
In Christ There Is No East Or West

Side 2
The Transcendental Waterfall
Desperate Man Blues
Sun Gonna Shine My Backdoor Someday Blues
Sligo River Blues
I’m Gonna Do All I Can For My Lord

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