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Hooker's The Truth might actually DR Hooker The Truth one of those obscure lost gems that's worth the customarily DR Hooker The Truth amount of interest such period pieces are afforded. Hooker was a man slightly askew with his time: from the robes he wears on the cover to the quasi mystical lyrics, he's DR Hooker The Truth much connected to the hippy era, and given that this album was recorded inin a time post-Charles Manson, he was brave to associate so strongly with all the imagery pertaining to cults.

Musically, Hooker looks beyond the parameters of the hippy movement, dipping into a more ambitiously studio-oriented sound than Hooker's half-troubadour, half-prophet image on the sleeve might suggest. The Truth is Originally released as a private Orson Wells Midnight Mystique EP innever picked up by a record company and quickly forgotten, until some record collectors got their hands on this psychedelic masterpiece.

It got traded and the records underground fame started to grow. Later it was rereleased on cd and vinyl and its now fairly easy to get hold of, check ebay.

The music is groovy psychedelic rock DR Hooker The Truth some great melodies and the fantastic voice of D. R Hooker. The album ends with a message played backwards: "Life is a mystery, of course it's true. Look for the answer, recorded clues". It seems like this is a "solo record" with hired musicians, D.

Hooker released a follow up album with a new lineup incalled Armageddon. If you are not able to enjoy the song Forge Your Own Chains, call a doctor, its something wrong with you.

Then you check the name and it says D. Hooker on the cover. What is this all about? With a bit of effort you may find out that this is the name of a musician from the Connecticut scene of the early 70s and that he gathered a bunch of willing hired guns around to back him up instrumentally.

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8 thoughts on “ DR Hooker The Truth

  1. Widely cited as one of the most important private press releases in all s psychedelia, D.R. Hooker's The Truth might actually be one of those obscure lost gems that's worth the customarily inordinate amount of interest such period pieces are afforded.
  2. Genuine reissue of D.R. Hooker's The Truth () from the original audio sources new analog transfer with improved mastering. "It's a miracle any copies of this privately pressed album survived - but be thankful it did, for here is an individual vision.
  3. Aug 03,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about D.R. Hooker - The Truth at Discogs. Complete your D.R. Hooker collection/5().
  4. Apr 24,  · Connecticut-based Hooker – a tall, slim hippy with a history of substance abuse – was much given to wearing the sort of austere robe he sports .
  5. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Truth - D.R. Hooker on AllMusic -
  6. Not much has been discovered about Donald “D.R.” Hooker’s life, but the little that is known is pretty much summed up in one photograph, found on the cover of his album ‘The Truth.’ He’s pictured climbing over a rocky hilltop like a new-age Jesus, acoustic guitar in-hand, draped in robes, long hair and an ancient beard, looking like he’d just left a cult ceremony.
  7. Aug 14,  · The Truth, an Album by D.R. Hooker. Released in on On (catalog no. XPL ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Psychedelic Rock/5(15).
  8. Not much is known about D.R. himself. His LP The Truth was widely cited as one of the most important private press releases in all s psychedelia, D.R. Hooker's The Truth might actually be one of those obscure lost gems that's worth the customarily inordinate .

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