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  • After a long time of being out of print, Gnome Life reissues Robbie Basho’s 1979 album ‘Art of the Acoustic Steel String Guitar 6 & 12’ The Baltimore-born virtuoso became part of the legacy around the label Takoma Records and their coining of the genre American primitivism in the 1960s, fusing Indian traditions with...
  • "Though frequently overshadowed by his contemporary and Takoma Records labelmate John Fahey, the compositions and performances of Daniel R Robinson Jr, best known by the stage name Robbie Basho, were integral in the development of the American primitive guitar style Along with Fahey, and songwriter/composers such as Max Ochs, Leo...
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    This deluxe edition of 'Visions Of The Country' features a gatefold, tip-on "old-style" jacket, 140-gram black vinyl, and small poster Recorded in the height of Robbie Basho's creative career, 'Visions Of The Country' was originally released at the end of 1978, slipping quickly out of print and into relative obscurity The album is...
  • Robbie Basho was one of the big three American acoustic guitar innovators, John Fahey and Leo Kottke being the other two Basho was the least commercially successful of the three, but his influence and reputation has steadily grown since his untimely death in 1986 at the age of 45 And with good reason; for Basho’s deeply...

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