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-of music in 2008; forgotten by jgrimsrud
Monday, 19 January 2009, 15:41
Filed under: -of jgrimsrud, -of oops., -of the new year

i can’t believe i missed this one the first time around–i was totally obsessed this year w/ beck’s one foot in the grave.  his, may i say, best album, which he recorded up in washington state w/ calvin johnson in the early 90s.

it kicks off w/ his version, taken from skip james, i believe, of ‘he’s a mighty good leader,’ and doesn’t let up.

damn, skip james…

reminds me, another one i left off was a reissue i just picked up this year of skip james stuff:


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