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John Fahey On Dust-To-Digital

John Fahey is getting the Dust-To-Digital treatment, in a co-production with Revenant records that will be released in autumn (tentative on sale date 25 October). John Fahey: Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You (The Fonotone Years 1958-1965) is a 5CD box set with 115 tracks and an 88 page booklet.

The collection is edited by Fahey collaborator Glenn Jones, who says that virtually all of the music included is so far unknown. The booklet includes a song by song analysis by Malcolm Kirton, an unpublished interview with Fahey from 1967, images of Fahey given to Jones by Fahey's mother, plus essays, reminiscences, and more. More info here, and here.