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John Fahey Trio 1

John FaheyAudio CD
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John Fahey (February 28, 1939 – February 22, 2001) was an American fingerstyle guitarist and composer who pioneered the steel-string acoustic guitar as a solo instrument. His style has been greatly influential and has been described as the foundation of American Primitivism, a term borrowed from painting and referring mainly to the self-taught nature of the music and its minimalist ... Read more in Amazon's John Fahey Store

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  • Audio CD (March 5, 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Jazzoo Records
  • ASIN: B0000634GE
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #412,308 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Intro/She/Things Fall Apart
2. Hitomi Cries
3. The Center Will Not Hold
4. Scherzo/Oregon Capitol Inn
5. Drunken Tale To Hide
6. Like Being Reborn Again
7. Final Song Live
8. Tina In The Rain

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The songs recorded here include a wide spectrum of the material the Trio wrote together and some of the last live gig they ever did in November 2000. The John Fahey Trio's music has been unavailable on CD up to this point. Jazoo Records.2004

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2.0 out of 5 stars Roadworks outside your house January 19, 2003
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In Fahey's Last Phase (96-01) he was experimenting like crazy and was telling everyone that all the old stuff was horrible, only his new stuff was any good. This of course was nonsense. He was just trying to be the oldest punk in town. The Trio work is Fahey at his most noisy, tuneless and experimental. Some of it just sounds like roadworks outside your house. Guitar, keyboard and a ton of effects, plus at times JF intoning very funny parts of liner notes to previous albums. It's fairly excruciating to my shell-like ears, but I'm aware that some folks LIKE this kind of thing - there are dozens of noise bands out there. Fahey's favourites were Einsturzende Neubauten - so if you like those bad boys, this is for you. But if you love "Sunflower River Blues" or "The Death of the Clayton Peacock" then invest in a pack of Anadin Extra before pressing Play. You have been warned.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Okay so I've only.... June 12, 2002
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HEARD ONE SONG...But its so DANG HILARIOUS!!! Track #4 "Oregon Capital Inn"...I've heard it because my dad shot the photos for this album and he got a copy of it, and knew John Fahey(Bob Gersztyn)and stuff..But anyways GREAT SONG!!! I could listen to it ALOT hehe I think I'd get the disc JUST for that song, its just so dang funny!!! Get it!!! :D
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God Bless ~Amy
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5.0 out of 5 stars grrrrreat March 26, 2002
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Well this is as I love the man, ranting, fiddling, stroking, hitting, organ there, horn there, a pity he's dud.
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