Peter Lang | Dharma Blues

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
John Fahey John Renbourn Leo Kottke

Album Links
Peter Lang PassAlong Tradebit Audio Lunchbox MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes Bitmunk BuyMusic

More Artists From
United States - Minnesota

Other Genres You Will Love
Folk: Folk Blues Folk: Traditional Folk Moods: Featuring Guitar
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Dharma Blues

by Peter Lang

Lang has returned to the Guitar Fold with Dharma Blues- an album that displays his fragile fingerpicking, vicious slide work, and an uncanny ability to mix his virtuostic technique with tenderness and soul GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE Shawn Hammond June 2002
Genre: Folk: Folk Blues
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
available for download only
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Thicker than Wicker
3:28 $0.99
clip
2. Walter's Wings
2:12 $0.99
clip
3. Variations on Lampe
2:05 $0.99
clip
4. Lost on Chainbridge Road
2:42 $0.99
clip
5. Poor Boy/Guitar Rag
2:22 $0.99
clip
6. Halloween Blues
3:17 $0.99
clip
7. Big Mo's Habenero
2:02 $0.99
clip
8. Spanish Fandango
3:05 $0.99
clip
9. Dogs Howl
9:32 $0.99
clip
10. Evangelines's Moon
3:18 $0.99
clip
11. Itasca
5:13 $0.99
clip
12. Dharma Blues
11:01 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
"Lang is still firmly rooted in the 60s/70's John Fahey/Leo Kottke blues/folk/Americana styling that he helped pioneer, and it's certainly refreshing to hear it being played this well by one of the old masters . . . Let's hope it doesn't take Lang another 20 years to produce a follow-up"   DIRTY LINEN, May 2003

PETER LANG was discovered and recorded in 1972 by the legendary guitarist John Fahey who signed Lang to his own label, Takoma Records. Fahey launched the careers of other notable artists on Takoma, including Leo Kottke, George Winston, Robbie Basho, Bola Sete and others. Peter Lang toured, recorded and performed for nearly ten years, developing a reputation as one of the nations top acoustic players. In the 70's he was in good company, having recorded or performed with Ry Cooder, John Fahey, Jerry Garcia, Chet Atkins, John Hartford, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Emmylou Harris, Leo Kottke, Freddie King, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, John Hammond, Keith Jarrett, Phoebe Snow, Maria Muldaur, The Yellowjackets, Robben Ford, and many others. Long considered one of America's premier finger-style guitarists, Lang returned to music after a 20 year hiatus from recording and performing with his critically acclaimed album DHARMA BLUES, in 2001. During his separation from writing and recording, Lang managed an Animation Studio and produced films and commercials. His vocation allowed him to continue to use his talents producing national spots for companies including MTV, COKE, HERSHEY'S, TIME, TARGET


Lang's credits include: * Seven record albums (including one with Leo Kottke and John Fahey). * Grammy Nomination, 1976 (Lycurgus) * Guitar Player Magazine 1974 - Readers Poll, " Best New Guitarist" category * Minnesota Music Awards, "Best Guitarist" 1981, 1982, 1988 * Co-author of the book 20th Century Masters of Finger-Style Guitar,1982, Stropes Editions, Ltd.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review

The Good Son

Dharma Blues
I didn't know Peter Lang was "back" until I stumbled upon the CD Baby site. Lang sounds better than ever after his 20 year break. Even though he uses many of the same techniques used by Leo Kottke and John Fahey, his sound is unique. This is a great album.
Read more...

Marti

Great!
There is nothing to say except... Peter Lang...if you haven't heard this, you have really missed out!!!!!!!!!
Read more...