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Joe Boyd's A-Z: letter "O"

Joe Boyd's A-Z: letter "O"

Playing tracks by

John Roberts, Frederick McQueen, Chaim Tannenbaum, Pindar Family, Incredible String Band and more.

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This upload was 4th in the #blues chart.

Sam Charters rented a house in a tiny fishing village in the Bahamas in 1958. There, he stumbled upon a fantastic, timeless singing tradition, then ran into an eccentric musician who became a prime influence on many guitarists - Ry Cooder and Marc Ribot among them.

"With our one motor gone, we can still carry on."

John Roberts: Out On The Rolling Sea
Frederick McQueen: Jesus Will Be Your Friend
Chaim Tannenbaum: Travelling On For Jesus
Pindar Family: I Bid You Goodnight
Incredible String Band: A Very Cellular Song
Joseph Spence: Coming In On A Wing And A Prayer
Ry Cooder: Coming In On A Wing And A Prayer
Joseph Spence: Sloop John B
Beach Boys: Sloop John B
Joseph Spence: Out On the Rolling Sea


Suzy Crawfish

McGarrigle Sisters are favourites of mine. Didn-t know about this connection.