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John Fahey - America Album Download

John Fahey - America Album Download

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Performer: John Fahey
Title: America
Country: US
Released: 1998
Style: Folk
Category: Blues / World, Country & Folk
Rating: 4.3
Catalog #: TAKCD-8903-2
Label: Takoma, Fantasy, Inc.


1Mark 1:1514:13
2Special Rider Blues
Written-By – Skip James
4Voice Of The Turtle15:42
5Amazing Grace
Arranged By – John Fahey
6Dalhart, Texas, 196711:01
Arranged By – John Fahey
9The Waltz That Carried Us Away And Then A Mosquito Came And Ate Up My Sweetheart5:49
10Jesus Is A Dying Bedmaker 23:23
11Jesus Is A Dying Bedmaker4:20
12Song #31:48
13Knoxville Blues
Written-By – Sam McGee


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
C-1030John Fahey America ‎(LP, Album)TakomaC-1030US1971
CDTAK 8903John Fahey America ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)TakomaCDTAK 8903UK1998
4m117John Fahey America ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, M/Print, Num, RE)4 Men With Beards4m117US2009
C-1030John Fahey America ‎(LP, Album)TakomaC-1030USUnknown
C-1030John Fahey America ‎(LP, Album)TakomaC-1030USUnknown


  • Design, Artwork [Original]Patrick Finnerty
  • Engineer [Recording Engineer]Dallas Jordan, John Judnich
  • Illustration [Booklet Drawings]Fahey, Finnerty
  • Liner Notes [October 20, 1997]Charles M. Young
  • Producer [Produced By]John Fahey
  • Reissue Producer [Produced For Reissue By]Bill Belmont
  • Remastered By [Remastering]Joe Tarantino
  • Written-ByJohn Fahey (tracks: 1, 3, 6 to 9, 11 to 13)


Reissue of the original America LP which was intentionally a double LP but released as a single LP because Fahey believed a double album wouldn't sell. Tracks 1-9 are the unreleased tracks, tracks 10-13 make up the original LP.

Track 11 "Mark 1:15" was cut by two minutes from the original runtime, to allow the entire program to fit on a single disc.

Recorded January 31, 1971 at Larrabee Sound, Los Angeles, CA. Remastered in 1998 at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley.

On backcover:
℗ & © 1998, Fantasy, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

On CD:
℗ 1998, Fantasy, Inc.

Tracks 2 & 5 by P.D.

Comes in a standard jewel case with an 8-page accordion folded booklet.
Total playing time 79:15.


  • Barcode (Text): 0 25218-8903-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-059824 3
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L328
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 50D8
  • SPARS Code: AAD


  • Record Company – Takoma Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fantasy, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Fantasy, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Larrabee Sound Studios
  • Remastered At – Fantasy Studios
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDX-059824