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The Voice of the Turtle - John Fahey
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  1. Bottleneck Blues
  2. Bill Cheatham
  3. Lewisdale Blues
  4. Bean Vine Blues
  5. Bean Vine Blues, No. 2
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  1. Bottleneck Blues
  2. Bill Cheatham
  3. Lewisdale Blues
  4. Bean Vine Blues
  5. Bean Vine Blues, No. 2
  6. A Raga Called Pat, Part 3
  7. A Raga Called Pat, Part 4
  8. Train
  9. je Ne Me Suis Reveillais Matin Pas en May
  10. The Story of Dorothy Gooch, Part 1
  11. Nine Pound Hammer
  12. Lonesome Valley
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Like some of John Fahey's other projects in the '60s, this was actually recorded and assembled over a few years, and primarily composed of duets with various other artists (including overdubs with his own pseudonym, "Blind Joe Death"). One of his more obscure early efforts, Voice of the Turtle is both listenable and wildly eclectic, going from scratchy emulations of early blues 78s and country fiddle tunes to haunting guitar-flute combinations and eerie ragas. "A Raga Called Pat, Part III" and "Part IV" is a particularly ...

The Voice of the Turtle 1996, Takoma

UPC: 025218650120

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The Voice of the Turtle 1996, Ace

UPC: 029667981927

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