erkin koray: elektronik turkuler
  • erkin koray

  • elektronik turkuler (LP)

  • sku: PHSLP007
  • Condition: Brand New Back Order
  • 18.90
  • $21.22
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  • Format: LP
  • Label: Guerssen
  • Genre: Psychedelic


Gatefold, 180gr, insert with linernotes. Technically his 2nd lp after a collection of singles, this benchmark record from 1974 taught Istanbuls musicians & pop fans how to put Turkish folk songs from the 17th century together with meaty, thundering guitar solos. With a crack bass player by his side (Ahmet Gn from Bunalim & Baris Mancos Kurtalan Ekspres) & an electrified baglama in his hands, Erkin Koray lets his gloomy baritone voice float over wiry double-reed melodies, bulging riffs, & hammer-ons that go on for-friggin-ever. Savagery begins at home people, so make sure you get a physical copy of the best record by the Turkish Hendrix into your house."