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MOONDOG - MOONDOG (LP)

"Moondog's debut release, originally on the Prestige label, came out in 1956, long after he'd become a legendary New York City street performer. The blind Kansas native showcases his talent for the minimal and avant-garde here, with compositions driven by percussion and ...
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MOONDOG - MOONDOG (LP)

"Originally released in 1969, "Moondog 1" sees Moondog's usual lo-fi street corner recordings brought into the studio and given proper backing by a full jazz orchestra. The results are amazing, with his composition and arrangement skills coming to the fore, whether in ...
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88985440161 | COLUMBIA MASTERWORKS

MOONDOG - MOONDOG (CD)

"The first of three albums Moondog would record for jazz specialist label Prestige, this eponymous album was recorded and released in 1956. Among the supporting performers were Moondog's wife Suyzuko, the Weiner-Sabinsky Duo, Sakura Whiteing, Naila, Sam Ulano and tap ...
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716992 | HALLMARK

"Originally released in 1953, this is a fantastic collection of recordings from the eccentric genius that was MOONDOG. Featuring his pioneering technique in tape overdubbing, he harmonises with himself on voice, double bass and homemade drums. With touches of his ...
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"Moondog And His Friends was originally released in 1954 on the Epic label as a 10" album and is resplendent with the same sparse yet rhythmic percussion as is found on his various other albums. Despite the 'And His Friends' credit there is little mention of any of them ...
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717002 | HALLMARK

His third record, originally released on Prestige in 1956.
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"Moondog was not your usual type of artist and his music was virtually impossible to categorise. He himself cut a foreboding figure as he walked the streets of New York, being attired in a cloak and Viking helmet, being afforded the moniker The Viking of 6th Avenue. As ...
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715802 | HALLMARK

"The second Moondog album to be released by Hallmark is The Story of Moondog, which officially was his fourth album and released in 1957. Though considered something of an eclectic taste, Moondog was revered by the beatnik generation and an inspiration to several ...
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716532 | HALLMARK

His fourth record, originally released on Prestige in 1957.
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"This new release from Honest Jon's is the first overview of MOONDOG's amazing artistic life - including recordings spanning from 1949 till 1995, with numerous 78s and various other vanished records revived for the first time (not to mention a couple of Weegee ...
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