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His 1966 debut for Vanguard, evocatively fusing psych-folk and raga way ahead of its time, and also featuring flautist Jeremy Steig and long-time Dylan cohort Bruce Langhorn.

An impressive survey of nine LPs — epochal, ringing classics like Cod’ine and Universal Soldier in with her satire, protest and general hippie shit; covers of Joni, Neil Young (with the man himself), Leonard Cohen.

A fascinating combination of experiment and tradition. Requiem For John Hurt is beautiful; Requiem For Molly daring and disturbing.

His second Vanguard album and an ideal start to your Fahey collection, being one of his most accessible and beautiful albums. (The Yellow Princess was a clipper with golden sails, ivory prow, jade hull and jewelled mast-head.)