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Various Artists - Nashville Goes Fuzz : Fuzz Guitar In The Country Music Experience (1956-1970)
Various Artists - Nashville Goes Fuzz : Fuzz Guitar In The Country Music Experience (1956-1970)
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Various Artists - Nashville Goes Fuzz : Fuzz Guitar In The Country Music Experience (1956-1970)

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Release Date 20/04/2024
Format LP
Label Iron Mountain Analogue Research
Catalogue Number IMAR138LP


Nashville Goes Fuzz
Fuzz Guitar In The Country Music Experience (1956-1970)

From the fiends who brought you Hillbillies In Hell...

Birthed accidently at Bradley's Owen's Nashville studio in July 1960 on a Marty Robbins session, the Fuzztone was soon appropriated by the hipster punks of Garage Rock and Psychedelia across countless iconic underground and overground recordings like The Electric Prunes' 1966 'I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night' and The Stooges 1969 'I Wanna Be Your Dog.'

Less known, however, was that Country Music also embraced the Fuzztone across the mid-1960s and produced Fuzzed-up Bawdy Trucker ballads like The Willis Brothers' raucous 'Soft Shoulders, Dangerous Curves', buzzing odes to Psychic Vengeance such as Johnny Darrell's sweet 'Mental Revenge' and surreal Lovesick Screamers like Billy Gray's 'Rotten Love.'

The Original Hayseed Fuzztone Freak Out is here.

Get ready. Waylon Jennings makes fingers bleed on his blisteringly poignant poverty parable 'Six Strings Away', Ferlin Husky breaks the bridge on his smooth 'I'll Sail My Ship Alone' and the man who invented it all, Grady Martin, delivers in spades 'The Fuzz.'

Years in the making from Music City U.S.A, come 18 screeching slices of serious Nashville cowpunk mayhem and nervous backwoods niche novelty.

You have been warned...

•Limited Edition Deluxe Gatefold LP with exclusive scholarly liner notes by Alvin Lucia!
•Full dynamic range 2024 remasters direct from the first-generation analogue master tapes!
*Original Cover Art by Eric Adrian Lee!
*Limited Edition 500 copies!
*250 ‘City Of Sin’ Neon Orange LPs! / 250 ‘Midnight Mayhem’ Black LPs! (randomly inserted)!Released exclusively for Record Store Day 2024 (Uk & Europe) and available in participating stores on April 20, 2024.

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