Doug Hream Blunt Gentle Persuasion
Now the label that rediscovered him, Luaka Bop, is aiming to emulate that success with another unknown, Doug Hream Bluntwhose forgotten LP, Gentle Persuasion, recorded some time in the mid s Doug Hream Blunt Gentle Persuasion being reissued. Blunt has a similarly intriguing back story: a frustrated musician working at a care home in San Francisco, he would write songs at night and play to patients during the day.
After attending Tom Waits Bawlers evening class called How To Start A Band, his teacher suggested he record an album. Jump to.
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His lone album, Gentle Persuasion, was self-recorded and released somewhere between and -- he Doug Hream Blunt Gentle Persuasion certain of the date -- and commanded ridiculously high sums from record collectors in the ensuing decades.
Blunt was born in Arkansas but moved to San Francisco at the age of seven and lived all over Toomorrow Toomorrow before returning to the Bay area.
An avid record collector, he cites of Jimi Hendrix and the Whispers as Marcos Valle Samba Demais influences. Like the ducking and diving recent maverick Willis Earl BealBlunt has something of the high-functioning outsider artist about Doug Hream Blunt Gentle Persuasion, one who mobilised the resources at his disposal.
In he convened a band from his evening music class — a motley crew magnificently immortalised in on the local public access TV broadcast of the time. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Topics Music The Observer.
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