Getting Better - Davy Graham - Hat (CD, Album)

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Hat on Discogs/5(4).
  2. May 02,  · Davy Graham – Hat (Remastered) Bread and Wine – 29 March I was fortunate enough to see Davy Graham a couple of years before his death, playing at a month-long festival of folk at Spitalfields in London. It was a session like no other I had witnessed before or since. The guitar playing was still of a masterful standard, the occasional bit of singing less so but that was never his.
  3. David Michael Gordon "Davey" Graham (originally spelled Davy Graham) (26 November – 15 December ) was a British guitarist and one of the most influential figures in the s British folk clifamerintikabackhylamatalro.coinfo inspired many famous practitioners of the fingerstyle acoustic guitar such as Bert Jansch, Wizz Jones, John Renbourn, Martin Carthy, John Martyn, Paul Simon and Jimmy Page, who based his.
  4. Prepare to discover your new favorite artist – a tremendously hip cat who never got his due – and who should be held as high on these shores as British talents like Nick Drake, Bert Jansch, or John Martyn! Like all of those three, Davy Graham is a complete original – a guy with an acoustic guitar, but light years beyond familiar folk – often using all these jazzy.
  5. The album opens (in my opinion) auspiciously with a no-frills folk reinvention of the Beatles' "Getting Better," which finds Davy simply strumming his guitar and singing his heart out--it's some of the best vocals we've ever gotten out of Graham, and it's got a spring to it that only Graham and his studio band (featuring the redoubtable Danny Thompson on wicked stand-up bass) can muster.
  6. 8 rows · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Davy Graham - Hat at Discogs. /5(22).
  7. Reissued by Fledg'ling in , originally released in on Decca Records, Hat. The album is a rounded portrait of Davy Graham 's remarkable guitar style -- drawing together Willie Dixon, Charles Mingus, The Beatles, Henry Purcell and Indian raga on one splendid record. Fledg'ling have carefully remastered this album from the original master tapes, adding new sleeve-notes and previously.
  8. The album's a very early instance of a British folk artist bringing lots of jazz changes into his music – maybe a bit less than on some of Davy Graham's records to follow, but still very much there in the way he approaches rhythm, and some of the phrasing on his acoustic guitar – heard most particularly on the album's versions of "Better.
  9. DAVY GRAHAM – Hat (Bread & Wine BRINECD-4) Hat, released in , was Davy Graham’s third album for Decca. The mixture of blues, jazz and mainstream songwriting with a little classical thrown in continues the pattern set by his earlier work but it is a rather slight album.

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