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Happy All the Time
Joseph Spence
Happy All the Time
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop, Rock
 
  •  Track Listings (9) - Disc #1

Originally released by Elektra in 1964, and now available on CD for the first time! Born in the Bahamas, Spence created an idiosyncratic (and inimitable) guitar style rife with percussive and improvisatory vamps around sta...  more »

      
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All Artists: Joseph Spence
Title: Happy All the Time
Members Wishing: 5
Total Copies: 0
Label: Water
Release Date: 3/16/2006
Genres: Folk, World Music, Pop, Rock
Styles: Caribbean & Cuba, Bahamas
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 646315711028, 031257441919, 031257441940, 081227795160

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Originally released by Elektra in 1964, and now available on CD for the first time! Born in the Bahamas, Spence created an idiosyncratic (and inimitable) guitar style rife with percussive and improvisatory vamps around staid hymns and Caribbean folk standards. He was a folk guitarist's Thelonious Monk, and his growling vocal counterpoint and surprising inventions are one of folk music's great delights. Digitally remastered from the original master tapes.
 

CD Reviews

Acoustic Joy, Guitar bliss
B. Laurence | Cambridge Ma | 11/30/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"My favorite Spence album. Will cure the most abject bitter suicidal tendencies.Warning: This generous act of joy is contagious, and Spence's lack of self consciousness is very liberating. In this age of super slick, aseptic music, this one album will help you regain your humanity, humor, while reminding you to take a bit fun bite out of each moments...and oh yeah, its a very unique, original, unbelievable guitar record, the kind that makes you want to play guitar until the cows come home and back."