F.J. McMAHON - Spirit Of The Golden Juice (1969)
Digitally remastered edition of this great lost '60s Folk Rock album. FJ McMahon may not be exactly a household name but he certainly should be. Up there with the ramblin' loner Folk styling's of Fred Neil and Vince Martin, this weary ex-Vietnam vet crafted songs of his experiences and philosophies regarding war and love. The title of the album, in fact, refers to a brand of bourbon commonly drunk by McMahon and his compadres during the war. MC Mahon's red voice combined with his rustic and beautifully played guitar make him instantly endearing. His lyrical content is a rare snapshot of the young Vietnam vet returning home. The album has been lost for several years but now comes to you with it's sonic palette completely cleaned up and restored to it's delicate, mournful drifting glory....a mega collectable artifact of loner Wyrd private press folk, it has been a sought after high priced gem for many years now, and has never before been available on CD.
TRACKS: 01. Sister Brother 02. The Road Back Home 03. Early Blue 04. Black Night Woman 05. One Alone Together 06. Five Year Kansas Blues 07. Enough It Is Done 08. The Learned Man 09. The Spirit Of The Golden Juice
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