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Paper Recommends : The Rock ‘n Roll Farmers

 

One of the great private presses, Donnie & Joe Emerson’s Dreamin’ Wild came out in 1979 and a re-release in 2014 took it from a diggers delight to the collections of the less vinyl obsessed. Made by two brothers after their Dad built them a studio on their farm in Washington State, it’s a dream of a record that is low-fi, naïve and utterly beguiling.
The ubiquitous ‘Baby’ has been covered by everybody from Ariel Pink to Hype Williams but it’s still the original that wins out.
Light In The Attic Records did a short documentary on their story thirty years later which you can watch below….
Get it Dreamin’ Wild on Bandcamp: