Various ‎– Sing It High, Sing It Low: Tumbleweed Records 1971-1973

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Light In The Attic ‎– LITA 154
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gatefold
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This is the black vinyl version.
Here the 3-color vinyl version: Sing It High, Sing It Low: Tumbleweed Records 1971 - 1973

comes with 12-page booklet.

From the Obi Strip:
"In 1971, ABC-Dunhill label men Larry Ray and Bill Szymczyk fled an earthquake and a debauched LA music scene to claim their own slice of utopia in Denver, Colorado. In Denver, they realized their dreams of an "artist-oriented" label and settle on the name Tumbleweed Records. Through industry connections they secured multi-million dollar financing from Gulf + Western, whose head honchos believed they were bankrolling the hippie movement's next big thing.
But instead of producing the next Janis or Jimi, Ray and Szymczyk turned their sights on idiosyncratic wunderkinds like Peter McCabe, moody songwriters Robb Kunkel and Danny Holien, astral cowboy Arthur Gee, while launching the career of Michael Stanley and providing a platorm for more established artists like Albert Collins and Dewey Terry.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, and, per Szymczyk, it was a "bitchin' disco time". Drugs, parties, poetry, celebrities, money - Tumbleweed had it all, except airplay and distribution. Two years after its storied start, the label was finished. So begins a major reappraisal of Tumbleweed's catalog by bringing these songs out of the shadow of the Rocky Mountains and back into the spotlight."

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