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Early Muses
Dan Hicks
Early Muses
Genres: Country, Folk, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: Dan Hicks
Title: Early Muses
Members Wishing: 9
Total Copies: 0
Label: Big Beat UK
Original Release Date: 11/24/1998
Re-Release Date: 12/27/2004
Album Type: Import
Genres: Country, Folk, Pop, Rock
Styles: Outlaw Country, Western Swing, Singer-Songwriters, Country Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 029667418324, 766486872929

CD Reviews

Probably the best Dan Hicks recording yet
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This recording's sound quality is 5 stars! Excellently mastered from the original analog tapes. Voice of Dan only on The Innocent Bystander, Euphonius Whale and My Old Timey Baby. Listen to the finger cymbals on The Gypsy's Secret -- outstanding! But the greatest treat on this recording is the violin playing by David LaFlamme of It's a Beautiful Day fame. A must-own of any fan of Dan Hicks, or accoustic music in general."
A "must have" for any "Dan Fan". | Massachusetts | 12/10/1998
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Many of the songs you know and love appear on this CD, but without the Licketts. But you'll have fun filling in the Maryann and Naomi parts ! The sound quality is excellent, considering it's cutting room stuff from the 60's and 70's. Don't wait....order it now ! "It's never to late to be up to date"."
A more intimate Dan
kevnm | Costa Mesa, CA United States | 09/21/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Many of these songs appeared on Dan's classic albums and it's nice to hear the earlier, original versions. What's revelatory for me is the relative absence of Dan's sardonic remove, the hip jokester stance that he typically adopts. A number of tunes, "Shall I ask an Elf," "Euphonius Whale," "He Don't Care,"and especially "The Gypsy's Secret" are delivered in a sleepy, dreamy haze that is very evocative and very enticing. If you like the feel of "I Scare Myself," there are several pieces here that suggest that langorous, stoned, sixties sound that Dan Hicks perfected along with his nuttier, funnier jazz hipster stuff."