Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music

Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American

Twang reigned, the shitkickers kicked shit, and the vaguely western-sounding guitar records piled up. Country-rock became  "the dominant American rock style of the 1970s," as Peter Doggett's comprehensive Are You Ready for the Country put it much later. Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music picks up and dusts off golden ingots from the dollar-bin detritus of that domination, to reconstruct events as seen from the genre's real Wild West - America's one-off private press label substructure.

  • Brand: Numero Group
  • UPC: 825764105828

Cosmic American Music

Cosmic American

CD reissue. This 22 song CD was short lived in the early 2000's and an instant collector's item. This CD version had been out of print since 2005. "Cosmic American is a collection of demos made in various homes and hotel rooms in 1972. In an informal, sing-a-long environment, Parsons works through embryonic versions of songs and old favorites with friends Emmylou Harris, Barry Tashian, and Ric Grech (among others) - several songs never making to the studio. Though the quality of the recordings can be off-putting to the casual fan, those who count themselves among GP's ever-growing cult will find this intimate look a compulsive listen."

  • ASIN: B0000059PE
  • UPC: 751848881923

Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music

Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons

Gram Parsons lived fast, died young, and left a beautiful corpse–a corpse his friends stole, took to Joshua Tree National Monument, and set afire in its coffin. The theft and burning of his body marked the end of Gram Parsons’ life and the beginning of the Gram Parsons legend.As a singer and songwriter, Gram Parsons stood at the nexus of countless musical crossroads, and he sold his soul to the devil at every one. Parson hung out with glamorous women and the coolest friends. His intimates and collaborators on his journey included Keith Richards, William Burroughs, Marianne Faithfull, Peter Fonda, Roger McGuinn, Clarence White, and Emmylou Harris. Parsons had everything–looks, charisma, money, style, the best drugs, the most heartbreaking voice–and threw it all away with both hands. His ballad is one of gigantic talent colliding with epic self-destruction.Parsons led the Byrds to create the seminal country rock masterpiece Sweetheart of the Rodeo. He formed the Flying Burrito Brothers, helped to guide the Rolling Stones beyond the blues in their appreciation of American roots music, and found his musical soul mate in Emmylou Harris. Parsons’ solo albums, GP and Grievous Angel, are now recognized as visionary masterpieces of the transcendental jambalaya of rock, soul, cou...

  • Brand: Brand: Villard
  • ASIN: 0375505709

Numero Group: Wayfaring Strangers - Cosmic American Music Vinyl 2LP

Numero Group: Wayfaring Strangers - Cosmic American Music

rare psychedelic folk, country and Americana compiled gatefold sleeve music label: Numero Group 2016


Cosmic Americans


  • ASIN: B07RXD4Z4Z

Americana 2012 (15 Brilliant New Tracks Of Cosmic American Music)

Americana 2012 (15 Brilliant New Tracks Of Cosmic

Tracklist 1 -Tu Fawning Anchor 2 -Beachwood Sparks Forget The Song 3 -Garland Jeffreys Coney Island Winter 4 -Sharon Van Etten Serpents 5 -Father John Misty Hollywood Forever Cemetry Sings 6 -Spain Sevenfold 7 -Deer Tick Main Street 8 -The Deep Dark Woods The Banks Of The Leopold Canal 9 -Sons Of Bill Santa Ana Winds 10 -A Whisper In The Noise Your Hand 11 -Dr John* Ice Age 12 -Dawes (2) Peace In The Valley 13 -Hans Chew Mercy 14 -Gabriel & The Hounds When We Die In South Africa 15 -The Men (2) Oscillation Notes Free covermount CD with the June 2012 issue (TAKE 181) of Uncut magazine, issued April 2012. This is the jewel case version for the UK market. Also issued in a cardboard sleeve version for the markets outside the UK.

  • UPC: 737923280096

GP / Grievous Angel

GP / Grievous

  • ASIN: B000002LKH
  • UPC: 075992610827

VENEZUELA 70: Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth - Venezuelan Experimental Rock in the 1970s

VENEZUELA 70: Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American

Soul Jazz Records' new Venezuela 70 is the first-ever album of its kind to take a look at the groundbreaking experimental rock music made in Venezuela and created in the 1970s - during a time when the country was both a modern cultural and economic powerhouse in Latin America on account of wealth from its vast oil supplies. Venezuela lies at the northern part of South America, with neighbouring Colombia to its west and Brazil to its south. The north coast borders the Caribbean. Whilst much of 1960s Venezuelan rock music emulated British and USA styles, the 1970s saw the evolution of a new generation of creative artists such as Vyta Brenner, Angel Rada, Pablo Schneider and Miguel Angel Fuster, who all explored the possibilities of mixing together rock with elements of electronica, funk, jazz, latin rhythms simultaneously exploring their links with Venezuelan roots music, creating a new sound which blended a multitude of new and old world influences, uniquely Venezuelan.These Venezuelan artists looked to the future while exploring their country's own musical heritage to create a new cultural identity. Similarities can be drawn with then contemporary movements around the world such as the Trópicalia and post-Trópicalia 1970s scene in Brazil of Os Mutantes, Novos Baianos, S...


Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music by Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music (2016-02-01)

Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music by Wayfaring Strangers:

  • ASIN: B01G65D6WQ

Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe

Songs of a Dead Dreamer and

Two terrifying classics by “the best kept secret in contemporary horror fiction” (The Washington Post) Thomas Ligotti’s debut collection, Songs of a Dead Dreamer, and his second, Grimscribe, permanently inscribed a new name in the pantheon of horror fiction.  Influenced by the strange terrors of Lovecraft and Poe and by the brutal absurdity of Kafka, Ligotti eschews cheap, gory thrills for his own brand of horror, which shocks at the deepest, existential, levels.Ligotti’s stories take on decaying cities and lurid dreamscapes in a style ranging from rich, ornamental prose to cold, clinical detachment. His raw and experimental work lays bare the unimportance of our world and the sickening madness of the human condition. Like the greatest writers of cosmic horror, Ligotti bends reality until it cracks, opening fissures through which he invites us to gaze on the unsettling darkness of the abyss below.For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distingu...

  • Brand: Penguin Books
  • ASIN: 0143107763
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