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LP release, restocked, last copies.
is an underground legend. He was a key fixture in the fertile Phoenix, AZ scene of the early '80s (that included such luminaries as the
Sun City Girls
was the first release on his Pan Records label (his second LP,
would be the only other). Both records were privately released in miniscule editions, are now and have been rather difficult to obtain for many years, ensuring them as holy grails for collectors of the exotic, cult, folk, beat, punk, and outsider rock musical canon.
was recorded and released in 1982. It features
(Sun City Girls),
, which featured the
backing Eddy and his African, voodoo,
musical vision. It is a timeless masterpiece. The LP jacket cover is quite possibly the apex in outsider photography and demented vision. It features Eddy and a lady friend (a woman he picked up for the cover shot because she had the bone structure he was looking for) on horseback with Eddy holding his head in his outstretched hand. A perfect vision for the music contained within. Assophon Records is proud to present this album in its original format for the current generation to tango with.
CD reissue of the first (of two) self released albums put out by Eddy Detroit (his third album would come out many years later on Majora,
, in 1997. Very exotic cult folk and primitive rock album, led by the irrepressible vocal presence of Eddy. "A reissue of more material from the early 80's Phoenix underground music scene, contemporary with Paris 1942; this time none other than the first LP by Eddy Detroit... this was self released in 1982 and has been pretty impossible to find for quite a few years. Featuring an all star lineup including Mary and Dan Clark (Victory Acres), Charlie Gocher and Alan Bishop (Sun City Girls), James Verlaine (aka J. Akkari from Paris 1942) and others, this has turned out to be one of my favorite records documenting a scene I pissed away a whole lot of my just barely post adolescence loitering in and around." -- Nick Schultz.
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