John Fahey

Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You: The Fonotone Years, 1958-1965

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Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You: The Fonotone Years, 1958-1965 is a massive John Fahey document that was a full decade in the making by Dean Blackwood of Revenant, guitarist Glenn Jones, and Lance Ledbetter of Dust-to-Digital. Released a full decade after Fahey's death, it contains 115 tracks compiling the guitarist's complete 78-rpm recordings for Joe Bussard's Fonotone label -- solo, as Blind Thomas, the Mississippi Swampers, etc. -- remastered from the original reel-to-reel tapes. These are Fahey's earliest recordings, the vast majority of which are previously unreleased on CD. The 12"-by-12" collection also contains an 88-page hardback book with essays and track annotations by Jones and contributions from Eddie Dean, Claudio Guerrieri, Malcolm Kirton, Mike Stewart, and R. Anthony Lee, as well as a previously unpublished 1967 interview by Douglas Blazek.

Track Listing - Disc 5

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
00:57
2
03:11
3
03:47
4
02:09
5
02:37
6
01:49
7
01:52
8
01:24
9
01:35
10
01:30
11
02:25
12
04:32
13
02:33
14
03:14
15
02:11
16
03:06
17
01:09
18
03:24
19
01:46
20
01:25
21
01:00
22
00:53
23
01:37
24
01:41
25
01:16
26
06:01
27
02:06
28
02:46
29
00:12
30
02:59
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