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"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)
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June 11, 2014: SPECIAL GUEST: STEVE LOWENTHAL, author of Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey
Journalist Steve Lowenthal stops by WFMU to discuss his new book "Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey." Dance of Death tells the story of the legendary guitarist/composer/storyteller and american blues and bluegrass preservationist with fascinating detail and dedication, and is a necessary literary companion to anyone who has ever fallen under the spell of Fahey's singular musical vision. Steve and John will also play favorite tracks from the Fahey discography as well as select tracks from the Fahey catalog.
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