Detail ...
Ode to Quetzalcoatl (US Cover)
BIXBY, Dave
Cat. No. : GUESS058B
REPRESS IN VINTAGE–STYLED TIP–ON HARD CARDBOARD SLEEVE.

Since its discovery in the late 90s, Dave Bixby’s legendary $2000 private press album from 1969 is considered by all serious record collectors as the king in the loner/downer folk genre.

After being involved in 60s Michigan folk and garage–rock bands such as The Shillelaghs and Peter & The Prophets, Bixby started playing acoustic guitar and experimenting with LSD. After a year of drug abuse he felt broken. Starting a soul–searching, spiritual journey, he wrote "Ode to Quetzalcoatl" and most of the material for his second album, Harbinger’s "Second Coming" in just one month and a half.

Assisted by fellow musician Brian MacInness, who played some guitar parts on the album, Dave recorded "Quetzalcoatl" using a echo–laden four track machine in a flat’s living room. The sound is lo–fi and sparse: just acoustic guitars and some occasional harmonica & flute, added to Bixby’s haunting, emotional vocals, spiritual lyrics and solid songwriting. The opening cut, the eerie and painful "Drug Song" sets the mood perfectly for the rest of the album which contains more tormented titles like "666" , "Lonely faces", Open Doors", "Secret forest"...Never an acoustic folk album sounded so intense as this.

Carefully remastered sound from vinyl (no master tapes exists) done at Shadoks Music Studios, insert with extensive and detailed liner notes by Matvei Procak – the guy who found Bixby in 2006 – plus some rare pictures.

Tracklist: A1. Drug Song – A2. Free Indeed – A3. I Have Seen Him – A4. Mother – A5. Morning Sun – A6. Prayer – B1. Lonely Faces – B2. Open Doors – B3. 666 – B4. Waiting For The Rains – B5. Secret Forest – B6. Peace
Has audio samples Has videos Facebook Twitter Google+ LP
Add
20.00 €
Audio Samples
Paused...
  • 1.
    Drug Song
    0:30
  • 2.
    Free Indeed
    0:30
  • 3.
    I Have Seen Him
    0:30
  • 4.
    Mother
    0:30
  • 5.
    Morning Sun
    0:30
  • 6.
    Prayer
    0:30
  • 7.
    Lonely Faces
    0:30
  • 8.
    Open Doors
    0:30
  • 9.
    666
    0:30
  • 10.
    Waiting For The Rains
    0:30
  • 11.
    Secret Forest
    0:30
  • 12.
    Peace
    0:30
NEWEST ARRIVALS
JODI
BRANKER, Tony
JODI
FLIBBERTIGIBBET

SOMMOR - CD

FLIBBERTIGIBBET

SOMMOR - LP

BROTHER AND SISTER
VARIOUS ARTISTS

YATC - 2LP

ELLISTER, Jack

YATC - LP

DREAM, The

ROUND 2 - LP

MANÇO, Baris
SILUETLER

. - LP

TAYFUN & STARDUST INTERNATIONAL
ARSIVPLAK
ALATLI, Metin
FLOWER TRAVELLIN’ BAND
FLOWER TRAVELLIN’ BAND

O- MUSIC - 2LP

VARIOUS ARTISTS
ISRAEL, Danny Ben
JERICHO
CHURCHILLS
SAGA

MELLOTRON - MLP

SAGA

MELLOTRON - MLP

KARABAY, Seyhan
RYPDAL, Terje

ROUND 2 - LP

FIREBEATS

ROUND 2 - LP

ORIENTAL SUNSHINE

ROUND 2 - LP

CAMIZOLE
CAMIZOLE
CHERRY, Don
DEODATO, Eumir
GREENWOOD, Nicholas
ARTHUR BROWN’S KINGDOM COME
MORNING REIGN
VARIOUS ARTISTS
VARIOUS ARTISTS
MAD TIMOTHY
MINX / ZIMMERMAN
MINX / ZIMMERMAN
WIDEMANN, Benoit

SOMMOR - LP

JUANECO Y SU COMBO
DAYS OF SORROW
CREATION FACTORY
ECHO TRAIN
DITTO, Charles
SALVADOR, Dom
SOUND REASONS, The
SANTISTEBAN, Alfonso
POLARES, Los

MADMUA - 7"

LOST SOULS, The

LION - CD

TRIANA

WARNER - LP

Next >>