New American Language - Dan Bern
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  1. Sweetness
  2. New American Language
  3. Alaska Highway
  4. God Said No
  5. Turning Over
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  1. Sweetness
  2. New American Language
  3. Alaska Highway
  4. God Said No
  5. Turning Over
  6. Black Tornado
  7. Albuquerque Lullaby
  8. Tape
  9. Honeydoo!
  10. Toledo
  11. Rice
  12. Thanksgiving Day Parade
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Like Jim White's contemporaneous No Such Place, Dan Bern's New American Language attempts to reconfigure the American cultural landscape by appropriating images and converting them to the mysterious currency of strange folk music. Stylistically, Bern is firmly in the tradition of the folk revival, with a significantly more electric sound than on his previous releases. There is more than a little bit of Bob Dylan's pitched moan in his voice, drawing out vowel sounds on the resonant nouns, imbuing the delivery with the high ...

New American Language 2009, Cooking Vinyl

UPC: 711297463521

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New American Language 2001, Messenger Records

UPC: 632662100929

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