Ken Nordine ‎– How Are Things In Your Town?

Label:
Blue Thumb Records ‎– BTS 33
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Album, Limited Edition
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Tracklist

A1 Original Sin 3:02
A2 What Time Is It? 4:00
A3 Down The Drain 3:18
A4 Reaching Into In 2:12
A5 Lemming 2:35
A6 Flibberty Jib 4:50
B1 The Whistler 3:08
B2 Bury-It-Yourself Time Capsule 3:16
B3 Hunger Is From 3:58
B4 Smerd 4:40
B5 Anytime, Anytime 2:32
B6 Pacing 2:25
C1 Firefly 2:23
C2 Outer Space 3:42
C3 Manned Space Capsule 2:24
C4 The Vidiot 5:35
C5 Miss Cone 2:52
C6 Mr. Big 2:09
D1 Confessions Of 349-18-5171 7:33
D2 Roger 5:16
D3 Looks Like Rain 3:40
D4 You're Getting Better 2:15

Credits

Notes

This collection is assembled from four Ken Nordine albums that were recorded annually from 1957 to 1960. Only a limited number of copies were finally pressed when the label ran into financial troubles.

"What Time Is It", "The Vidiot", "Roger", "Hunger Is From", "Looks Like Rain" & "Flibberty Jib" are from Word Jazz (Dot DLP 3075) recorded in the spring of 1957.
"Miss Cone", "Outer Space", "Down The Drain", "Anytime, Anytime" & "Lemming" are from Son Of Word Jazz (Dot stereo DLP 25096) recorded in the spring of 1958.
"Mr. Big", "Smerd", "Bury-It Yourself Time Capsule", "Manned Space Capsule" & "The Whistler" are from Next Word Jazz (Dot DLP 3196) recorded in the spring of 1959.
"Reaching Into In", "Fireflies", "Confessions of 349-18-5171", "You're Getting Better" & "Original Sin" are from Word Jazz Volume Two (Dot DLP 3301) recorded in the spring of 1960. "Pacing" is also from this session, but has never before been released.

Nordine's poem Terrible parable is reproduced on sleeve.
Packaged in a gatefold sleeve.

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