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ARTIST
TITLE
Now
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
STH 2058CD STH 2058CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
5/5/2003

"How to describe the Stark Reality's 1970 LP...It's been called 'the beat digger's holy grail.' It's been called 'overrated' (especially since copies have been selling in excess of $500 on eBay). 'Avante-garde'. 'Distorted'. 'Genius'. (Sometimes all in a row). The sounds on that uber-rare LP all depart from the sound one might expect to emerge from a late 60s jazz-funk quartet. The Stark Reality came to fame by impressing jazz legend Ahmad Jarnal with a six song demo, psyching out 'square' children's songs that famed composer Hoagy Carmichael had written in the 40s and 50s, and convincing Jamal to release 90 minutes of music on his private AJP label."