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Glory - A Meat Music Sampler (1969)

Excellent late '60s Texas psych/rock album by a certain Linden Hudson. A studio project with blues leanings it's a stoned ramble with a laid back feel and countercultural sex-and-drugs lyrics.

This has caught some attention of late but should be considered an aquired taste only. The basic feel is of late-night spontaneous blues-based studio jams revolving around main guy Linden Hudson who sings, plays percussion and also coordinated the session, which was partly recorded at Andrus Studios of "Easter Everywhere" fame. A rootsy Southern all-night bar feel evolves with a certain appeal, but the tracks are really hit and miss affairs, for example the vocal riffs on "Wish ta heck" are so annoying I can barely listen to it. Despite trying hard Hudson isn't good enough a vocalist to make it memorable, though jazzy wee hours keyboard improvs add the right touch. There isn't much songwriting to talk of, more like excursions from basic mood riffs.

Mechanic Annie - Linden Hudson and Glory

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