Yekte (CD)



Cat Nº: PHS014CD


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In Turkey, psychedelia wasn’t just some fleeting fad. Fuzzed-out guitar shredding genuinely intersected with some of the goals of traditional folk & classical music. As a result, even former twist singers & folk balladeers explored some fascinating & wild territory. Meet Alpay, the soccer player turned lawyer turned singer who started matching local lyrics to Western arrangements even before the mid-60s countrywide battle of the bands concerts. These early 70s singles lay down doleful Anatolian melodies, and they’re simply soaking in heavy & wah-ed out guitar solos. If you’re ready to go beyond Baris & Erkin, this is the perfect spot.

Remastered Sound, insert / booklet with liner notes by Angela Sawyer (Weirdo Records)

Tracklist: Can Karagözlüm (1973) – Ask Böyledir (1972) – Daglarin Gözyaslari (1972) – Ben Armudu Dislerim (1974) – Suna (1971) – Denizciler (1970) – Akça Kizlar (1971) – Bak Kalbim (1974) – Gönüllerde Bahar (1972) – Toprak (1970) – Yekte (1973) – Seni Dileniyorum (1973)