This time John boldly had 300 copies pressed, and with some friends silk-screened all the covers in one riotous evening. John was delighted to find that his clandestine reputation had enlarged sufficiently for the 300 copies to sell out in a matter of months, and was sufficiently emboldened to begin performing publicly in the saloons and coffeehouses of Berkeley and environs.

- Takoma press release dated Sept 1972 (by Barry Hansen)

Notes on the Songs

Original Liner Notes

Reissue Notes

Album Art

Review

Methods of Composition


Recorded Berkeley, CA, late 1963
DDD 20


Sunflower River Blues Real Audio
[2:33] 1963, [3:19] 1967

When The Springtime Comes Again
[3:50] 1963, [4:53] 1967

Stomping Tonight On The Pennsylvania/Alabama Border
[6:58] 1963, [5:36] 1967

Some Summer Day Real Audio
[3:20] 1963, [3:25] 1967

On The Beach At Waikiki
[2:55] 1963, [2:40] 1967

Spanish Dance
[1:53] 1963, [2:05] 1967

The Downfall Of The Adelphi Rolling Grist Mill real audio
[3:35] 1963

John Henry Variations
[5:40] 1963, [5:11] 1967

Take A Look At That Baby
[1:25] 1963, [1:25] 1967

Dance Of The Inhabitants Of The Palace Of King Phillip XIV
[2:28] 1963

America Real Audio
[7:52] 1963, [5:00] 1967

Episcopal Hymn
[1:10] 1963, [1:22] 1967


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