John Fahey and His Orchestra – Of Rivers And Religion / After The Ball

2 on 1 CD – £9.99
Catalog No. BGOCD1184
Of Rivers And Religion / After The Ball by John Fahey and His Orchestra
  • Two albums originally released in 1972 and 1973 from acclaimed late blues/folk guitarist Fahey
  • ‘Of Rivers And Religion’ has a Dixieland flavour to it, marking a change from Fahey’s usual style. Time magazine named it one of the Top Ten albums of the year
  • Commercially, neither album was particularly successful and Fahey parted company with Reprise Records
  • Despite chronic health problems, Fahey continued to record and gig before succumbing to heart problems in 2001 at the age of 62
  • Digitally remastered and slipcased

Extensive new notes


Of Rivers And Religion:

  1. Steamboat Gwine ’Round De Bend
  2. Medley: Deep River/Ol’ Man River
  3. Dixie Pig Bar-B-Q Blues
  4. Texas And Pacific Blues
  5. Funeral Song For Mississippi John Hurt
  6. Medley: By The Side Of The Road/I Come, I Come
  7. Lord Have Mercy
  8. Song


After The Ball:

  1. Horses
  2. New Orleans Shuffle
  3. Beverly
  4. Ohm Shanthi Norris
  5. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
  6. When You Wore A Tulip (And I Wore A Big Red Rose)
  7. Hawaiian Two-Step
  8. Bucktown Stomp
  9. Candy Man
  10. After The Ball