J. D. Blackfoot - The Song Of Crazy Horse download album
The opening lines to The Song of Crazy Horse were written in 1968. Blackfoot had a dream where he was watching a battle between Custer and a tribe of Indians. After awakening early in the morning, he wrote the introduction to the song. He finished writing the remainder of the song three years later in 1971. This same dream also inspired him to legally change his name to . However, when the album was released on vinyl, the record company, Fantasy, inserted a pause at approximately 14 minutes and 30 seconds into the song. The remainder of the song, approximately 4 minutes in length, was then labeled as Ride Away. The intent of the record company was to create a shorter song which would receive more airplay and possibly be released as a single. However, the song Ride Away was not released as a single.
His second album "The Song of Crazy Horse" was recorded in New Zealand in 1973 and won New Zealand’s . Recorded Arts Talent Award) Album Of The Year award for 1974. The title track is a 20 minute saga about the life of the Oglala Sioux Chief Crazy Horse. It was released in 24 countries on the Fantasy label and to this day is still captivating new listeners around the world. The album received spotlight picks in Billboard, Cashbox, and Record World magazines.
Blackfoot was born Benjamin Franklin Van Dervort in Cleveland. The frontman for an Ohio band called the Ebb Tides (as Benny Van), he re-formed the group around his name in 1969 and recorded a single for Mercury called "Who's Nuts Alfred. The album, The Ultimate Prophecy, followed soon after, which is still prized in prog/psych circles. Blackfoot went on to record the mid-'70s albums The Song of Crazy Horse and Southbound and Gone for Fantasy Records
Blackfoot Title Of Album: The Song Of Crazy Horse Year Of Release: 1974, 1992 Country: USA Genre: Southern Rock, Country Rock Format: FLAC. Blackfoot (acoustic guitar, vocals, bells) Frank Gibson, Jr. (drums, percussion) Billy Kristian (bass) Mike Walter (piano) Bob Jackson (electric guitar) Jimmy Slogget (sax) Tony Baker (sax, organ) Sonny Manahera (pedal steel guitar). Blackfoot – The Song Of Crazy Horse 1974 (Sisapa Rec. 1992) lossless. Aries Crash and Burn CD AOR MELODIC ROCK . 9$
Blackfoot Title Of Album: The Song Of Crazy Horse Year Of Release: 1974, 1992 Label (Catalog Sisapa Rec. (5945-2) Country: USA Genre: Southern Rock, Country Rock Format: FLAC ( tracks+. 07. Flushed You From The Toilets of my Heart 08. Comin' Down.
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The seller (eblackfoot) is . Blackfoot's wife and this CD comes direct from . Blackfoot on his Yonder Music Group label. This CD is an October 2007 re-release of the classic album that won the New Zealand album of the year award for 1974. bought back the rights to this album in 1988 and the original album was first issued on CD in 1994 on the Tokala Record Co. label, and re-issued on the Sisapa Record Co. label (sisapa 5945-2) in 1999. Those versions had a different cover design and did not have the live version of The Song of Crazy Horse added as this CD does. The full side taken up by The Song of Crazy Horse is wonderful. The other side is strctly that, the other side. The scatological opus "I Flushed You From The Toilets Of My Heart" will either offend you tremendously, or make you laugh like a moron, depending upon your IQ.
|A1||The Song Of Crazy Horse||14:35|
|B1||I've Been Waitin'||4:25|
|B3||One Man's Story||3:43|
|B4||Almost Another Day||3:47|
|B5||Hey Johnny D.J.||2:41|
|B6||Flushed You From The Toilets Of My Heart||4:09|
|F-9468||J. D. Blackfoot||The Song Of Crazy Horse (LP)||Fantasy||F-9468||US||1974|
|Y-1974-2||J. D. Blackfoot||The Song Of Crazy Horse (CD, Album, RE)||Yonder Music||Y-1974-2||New Zealand||2007|
|PZL 2001||J. D. Blackfoot||The Song Of Crazy Horse (LP, Album)||Pye Records||PZL 2001||New Zealand||1973|
|F-9468 DJ||J. D. Blackfoot||The Song Of Crazy Horse (LP)||Fantasy||F-9468 DJ||US||1974|
|SISAPA 1973-2||J. D. Blackfoot||The Song Of Crazy Horse (CD, Album, Ltd, Num, RE)||Sisapa Record Co.||SISAPA 1973-2||US||1999|