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Fantasias for Guitar and Banjo

Sandy Bull - Fantasias for Guitar and Banjo
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1963 Ratings: #22
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April 5, 1963 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vanguard / Label
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The History of the Albums n°230 [On the occasion of the last episode of the year 1963, you will find the list of the best albums at the end of this review]

It's hard to contradict me if I tell you that a few banjo or guitar notes can take you on a journey. You know, we've all been at least once under the spell of notes intertwining and plunging you into an intense bath of emotions, totally crossing your body and mind. You feel this breath delicately caressing your skin, all these shivers ... read more


American primitivism at its transcendental. That impressive 21 minute opener shows its breathtaking display of guitar/banjo virtuoso. Awe-inspiring work done here.


Does this album contain my favourite 20 minute+ song of all time?

I think so.

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Track List

  1. Blend
  2. Carmina Burana Fantasy
  3. Non Nobis Domine
  4. Little Maggie
  5. Gospel Tune

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Added on: October 1, 2018