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D.R. Hooker - The Truth
Tracklist
A1The Sea
A2Fall In Love
A3A Stranger´s Smile
A4Weather Girl
A5This Thing
B1Forge Your Own Chains
B2I´m Leaving You
B3The Truth
B4The Bible
B5Falling Asleep

D.R. Hooker
The Truth

8th | Item No: 602442
Vinyl LP | 1972 / US – Reissue | New
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A holy grail of vinyl rarities, Donald "D.R." Hooker's 1972 album The Truth is handily one of the most famed and sought after privately pressed records of all time. A former hippy with a history of substance abuse, Hooker had just recently turned to evangelical Christianity when he assembled a collection of local Connecticut musicians to commit 10 tracks of psychedelic folk to wax. The Truth features cuts that are far too expansive and groovy to have come from someone so deeply religious, and yet the album oozes psychedelic wonder and ambience. Hooker himself poured his own tumultuous life experiences and tribulations into the songs as well, from the anti-addiction anthem "Forge Your Own Chains" to the pained longing and lonesomeness of "Weather Girl", to devout head-trips like "The Sea." Hooker's The Truth may not have initially expanded beyond the original 99 vinyl pressing copies, but the earliest glimpses of the exploratory and eccentric folk of artists like Sufjan Stevens and Iron & Wine can be heard throughout, and is filled with equal parts pious purity, and raw psychedelic power.
Item Details
Item No:602442
Artist:D.R. Hooker
Titel:The Truth
Label:8th
Katalog-Nr:ETH1029-LP
Format:Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:US – Reissue
Release Date:1972
Genre:Rock / Indie
Style:Classic Rock
Available since:09.08.2018
Condition:New
Price:23,99 €
Weight:250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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