Listen: “Lost” Album by Psych/folk Guitarist Peter Walker Surfaces

Tomorrow, November 26, 2013, an album of 1970 recordings, Has Anybody Seen Our Freedoms?, by the brilliant raga/psychedelic/folk acoustic guitarist Peter Walker will be released by Delmore Recording Society.

According to a press release about the new album, Larry Coryell described Walker as, “’One of the most original practitioners of contemporary music’ and [Walker was] proclaimed by the Beatles’ press agent Derek Taylor as ‘Perhaps the greatest guitarist in the world.’ His music [was] celebrated by the late Jack Rose, James Blackshaw, Steffen Basho-Junghans, Thurston Moore, and Greg Davis; all contributed original compositions to the 2006 tribute album, A Raga For Peter Walker.”

Check out “Pretty Bird” from the new album:

There’s more about Peter Walker here.

Here’s a track from his 1966 album, Rainy Day Raga:

Here’s video of Walker performing at Time Tested Books in Sacramento, CA in 2008:

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About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael has had three novels published that comprise the "Freak Scene Dream trilogy": "True Love Scars," "The Flowers Lied" and "Untitled" which can be ordered here. His new book, "Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey," can be pre-ordered from HoZac Books. In November Backbeat Books will publish "Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg," which can be be pre-ordered here.

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