Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Eric Andersen-Today is the highway (1965 Debut)

This was made back in the days when it was just the singer, his guitar and his harmonica. Oh yes the comparisons to Bob Dylan were endless and for good reason. Andersen was blessed with the similar talents of Dylan. Just like Dylan's early albums there are plenty of good self penned songs that are sung with the same intensity a lone folksinger would require to succeed. Unlike Dylan, Eric's songs are less political and surreal. They tend more toward romantical topics. Also Eric is a fingerpicker (pretty much pattern style) which gives a softer backdrop to his songs.

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4 Comments:

Blogger Hazy Dave said...

Not sure if I even remember sseing this record. Thanks for the chance to hear it!

3:20 PM  
Blogger robotilt said...

thanks for posting this. I've been looking for Eric's two Warner Bros albums which came out on cd in Japan in the early 90s... don't suppose you have those??

Randy

7:57 PM  
Blogger Vlasdance said...

if you could tell me the titles of the albums i will answer you...

8:21 AM  
Blogger robotilt said...

both are from 1969 on Warner Bros I believe. One is self titled, "Eric Andersen," and the other is "Avalanche."

7:35 PM  

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