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The Girl With The Wooden Arm - Disc 2/2

The Girl With The Wooden Arm - Disc 2/2

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THE 5TH DIMENSION, The Byrds, Anthony Phillips, Dead Can Dance, The Strawbs and more.

01-03 SET 3; 04-06 SET 4; 07-09 SET 5; 10 INTERLUDE; 11-14 SET 6

Years ago, when I was active in a singles club, I had a dream in which I made a date with a woman and she stood me up. The next day, I went looking for her and found her at a social event. When I confronted her about her no-show, she refused to talk to me and turned to leave. I grabbed her by the left arm to stop her--but her arm separated from her body at the shoulder. As she disappeared into the crowd, I examined the arm and saw that it was a wooden artificial limb. Some years later, I made this musicollage, inspired by that dream, and by my impressions of people I met in the singles scene.

The cover art is the work of Paul Whitehead and is part of his sleeve illustration for the Genesis album 'Nursery Cryme' (1971).

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