Acetate single - outtake from the "American Dreamer"
Whin Oppice has
acquired the original acetate of this unreleased Gene Clark
Hereunder is a picture this rarity:
are the lyrics:
Jimmy Christ Nobody knows
the pain I feel From an old rugged cross Or on a movie reel When I sit
there all alone And my thoughts I can't conceal Rhyming every word as if
it Wasn't really real Jimmy Christ He's been produced And he's been
spliced He's been crucified Do you think He should be denied?
And finally, Whin's
Johnny Rogan, Gene did three songs for the movie American Dreamer.
Jimmy Christ is an
outtake. It clocks in at a brief 1:33, opens and closes with harmonica - typical
I've not seen the
movie so I don't know how the lyrics might fit.
Either way, the song could easily be Gene describing
Three songs by Brandon DeWilde (and
friends – featuring Gram Parsons) have recently
appeared in digital format.
They are said to have been recorded on November 9,
1965 with the embryonic International SubmarineBand (Gram Parsons-guitar
& vocals, Tom Snow-keyboards, John Nuese-guitar,
Mickey Gauvin-drums, Ian Dunlop-bass,
and New York session musician Buddy Lucas-harmonica).
You can listen to all three tracks in their entirety
by clicking here (you will be taken to another webpage)
Above is the US release CD cover (while the italian one will be
different for the joy ofcollectors).
We have the pleasure to announce that the Crown Prince Of The
Rickenbacker 12 String, our good friend Horst-Peter Schmidt from Germany
(leader of Different Faces and Starbyrd) is guesting with his trademark Rick on
the song "My Brother”.
The liner notes have been written for
the US edition by Aldo Pedron and for the italian edition by Raffaele Galli and
The best 14 tracks from Kaffenberger And Antonacci's early 1980s Christian Folk-Rock LPs SOMEONE GREATER and PILGRIM, plus one bonus track, have finally been digitized, remixed and remastered with some tasteful Rickenbacker Electric 12-String guitar (à la The Byrds) added to seven of the tracks.
All the music is in the style of Neil Young - Byrds - Buffalo Springfield.
These 15 total songs are available through CD Baby at this link (digital download only):