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Format: Vinyl
Label: PHARAWAY SOUNDS
Rel. Date: 06/25/2021
UPC: 4040824090319

Elektronik Turkuler (Pict)
Artist: Erkin Koray
Format: Vinyl

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Vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket. Technically his second LP after a collection of singles, this benchmark record from 1974 taught Istanbul's musicians and pop fans how to put Turkish folk songs from the 17th century together with meaty, thundering guitar solos. With a crack bass player by his side (Ahmet Güvenç from Bunalim and Baris Manco's Kurtalan Ekspres) and an electrified baglama in his hands, Erkin Koray let's his gloomy baritone voice float over wiry double-reed melodies, bulging riffs, and hammer-ons that go on for-friggin'-ever. Savagery begins at home people, so make sure you get a physical copy of the best record by the Turkish Hendrix into your house.