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John Fahey Vinyl Record Albums

John Aloysius Fahey: Born on February 28 1939 in Takoma Park, Maryland, USA, John Fahey was an acoustic guitar pioneer, who studied folklore and the techniques of the bluesmen. He is the man who introduced stream of consciousness into folk music and turned folk into classical music, and then made it cross the boundaries of Western and Eastern music. The spiritual father of the "American primitive guitar", Fahey turned the guitar solo into a metaphysical exercise. He set up Takoma Records in 1959 to release not only his own albums but also Leo Kottke's "6 & 12 String Guitar" (1971), an artist with whom he later also collaborated. Fahey contracted the debilitating Epstein-Barr virus in 1986, which severely hampered his career for over 5 years. During this low period, he was championed by alternative artists such as Sonic Youth and Jim O'Rourke, and 'Spin' magazine included a large article on him by Byron Coley in 1994. The albums "City of Refuge" (Tim Kerr, 1997) and "Womblife" (Table Of Elements, 1997) marked his return to recording, showcasing a move into avant-garde, experimental, dissonant electric guitar music, far from his previous progressive-folk style. Fahey died on February 22 2001 due to complications following a heart bypass operation.

 

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LP
Christmas With John Fahey Volume II
John Fahey
Christmas With John Fahey Volume II
1975
C 1045
Takoma Record Label; Album cover appears new; Record has minor scuffs; Track Listing: Oh Holy Night; Christmas Medley (Oh Tannenbaum; Angels We Have Heard On High; Jingle Bells); Russian Christmas Overture; White Christmas; Carol Of The Bells; Christmas Fantasy Part One; Christmas Fantasy Part Two
NM-/VG+
$24.99
LP
The Essential John Fahey
John Fahey
The Essential John Fahey
1974
VSD-55/56
Vanguard Record Label; Album cover has minor edge and ring wear; Record has minor scuffs; Double record set; Gatefold cover; Track Listing: The Yellow Princess; View (East From The Top Of The Riggs Road / B & O Trestle); Lion; March! For Martin Luther King; The Singing Bridge Of Memphis Tennessee; Dance Of The Inhabitants Of The Invisible City Of Bladensburg; Charles A. Lee: In Memoriam; Irish Setter; Commemorative Transfiguration And Communion At Magruder Park; Requiem For John Hurt; Requiem For Russell Blaine Cooper; When The Catfish Is In Bloom; Requiem For Molly (Part 1); Requiem For Molly (Part 2); Requiem For Molly (Part 3); Requiem For Molly (Part 4); Fight On Christians Fight On
VG+/VG+
$29.99
LP
Vol. 4: The Great San Bernardino Birthday Party
John Fahey
Vol. 4: The Great San Bernardino Birthday Party
1966
C-1008
Takoma Record Label; Black album labels; First pressing; Has the discography on the back cover; Cut-out--has a 1/4" sawcut in the upper right corner; Track Listing: The Great San Bernadino Bithday Party, Knott's Berry Farm Molly, Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Guitar Excursion Into The Unknown, 900 Miles, Sail Away Ladies, On Come, Oh Come Emmanuel
NM-/NM-
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