Fahey is my main guitar man, and most of this is previously unavailable goodness. And I have a birthday coming up.
Your Past Comes Back To Haunt You: The Fonotone Years [1958–1965]
Dust To Digital
A co-production between Dust To Digital and Revenant, edited by Glenn Jones. It appears to have started life as a Revenant 4CD box set: a track from the forthcoming compilation was featured on The Wire Tapper 6, given away free with the 200th issue of the magazine (October 2000).
5CD box set in LP sized box, with 88 page book and 115 tracks. Includes photos provided by Fahey’s mother of John as a youngster. More info here.
Someone in Riverside, Iowa has an awesome sense of humour!
“The small city along the banks of the English River is, in Star Trek mythology, the birthplace of a certain Captain James T. Kirk. One resident decided that Kirk’s birth to be had to be celebrated with a public monument.”
Photo by Madolan Greene
[via The Presurfer]