Michael Hurley : First Songs

CD [Cover Art for Michael Hurley / First Songs] Your Price: $19.88
Availability: In Stock
Sell date: 5/2012
Label: Folkways Records
Mfg's Catalog#: 3581
CDC Part#: 1408533
Add to Basket Add to Basket

For sound samples and details,
view this item at Amazon
 Notes & Reviews
A self-taught folk singer and guitarist, Michael Hurley plays music reflective of his upbringing in the rural backcountry of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Recorded when he was 22, First Songs was released in 1964 and is described by album producer and recording engineer Frederic Ramsey Jr.. as less frenetic, more in-looking, more expressive than his early rambling days on the road. Hurley's compositions from First Songs and other albums have been recorded by many contemporary artists including Espers, Vetiver, the Violent Femmes, and Cat Power. 12 tracks, 50 minutes, with liner notes which include Hurley's biography and song lyrics.

Blue Mountain
You Get Down by the Pool Hall Clickety Clack - Sister Song
I Like My Wine
No, No, No, I Won't Come (Go) Down No More
The Tea Song
Just a Bum
Raven Rock - They Took Away the Diesel
Fat Mama
The Animal Song - If I Could Ramble Like a Hound
Captain Kidd
Intersoular Blues
The Werewolf Song

People who buy michael hurley CDS may also enjoy, in order of descending probability, the works of Have Moicy!, Holy Modal Rounders, Dr Eugene Chadbourne, Henry Flynt, Eddie Gale, Gary Lucas, Boxhead Ensemble, Kalaparusha Maurice Mcintyre, Sun City Girls, Vivian Stanshall, Alexander Sk Spence, Mike Seeger, David Honeyboy Edwards, Robert Lockwood Jr, Sleepy John Estes.