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KOERNERCAST: 1963 – 1972: Spider John’s Lost Decade

KOERNERCAST: 1963 – 1972: Spider John’s Lost Decade

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This year, 2013, Spider John Koerner hits 75. For the past 40 years he’s been doing his funky bar-room thing to classic American folk songs, but in the previous ten, he evolved his approach to music on mostly original songs inspired by the old blues guys, with one of the funkiest guitar styles you could want to hear. In 1963, John was in a trio with guitarist Dave Ray and harmonica player Tony Glover whose first album Blues, Rags & Hollers got picked up by Elektra Records. Over the next decade there were 3 Koerner, Ray & Glover LPs, an Elektra solo set, live recordings that never saw the light of day, a folk rock single that’s as rare as hen’s teeth, a duo LP with pianist Willie Murphy, and one more handmade solo LP for the Sweet Jane label before he famously gave up music and moved abroad. When he returned a year or two later, he’d had a lightbulb moment and changed his repertoire to the American folk song book, and generally disowned first decade's recordings. This may surprise you!

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I'm rather excited to have found this. I just got a decent copy of "....the trouble I've been." and am an instant fan. He played tonight in Massachusetts... Not enough notice for me to drive down from Maine. Really think its cool that this was posted by Ian.... who's not too shabby himself.

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