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Early Muses

Dan Hicks

Initial release : 1998

Big Beat 183

Previously unreleased recordings from 1967 and 1968. Thirteen tracks are demos recorded whilst Hicks was still a member of the Charlatans. The rest are early solo recordings. This release is part of the Big Beat series Nuggets From The Golden State.

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  • Intro: Home on the Range (Higley/Kelley)
  • Waiting for the 103 (Hicks)
  • How Can I Miss You When You Won't Go Away? (Hicks)
  • Slow Movin' (Hicks)
  • Shorty Goes South (Hicks)
  • The Innocent Bystander (Hicks)
  • The Jukie's Ball (Hicks)
  • Euphonious Whale (Hicks)
  • He Don't Care (Hicks)
  • The Gypsy's Secret (Hicks)
  • O'Reilly at the Bar (Hicks)
  • My Old Timey Baby (Hicks)
  • Shall I Ask an Elf? (Hicks)
  • Living With a Lie (Hicks)
  • I've Got a Capo on My Brain (Hicks)
  • Canned Music (Hicks)
  • Love Bug Blues (Hicks)
  • All Day Sucker (Hicks)
  • The Laughing Song (Hicks)
  • Fallin' Apart (Hicks)

Musicians include;

  • Dan Hicks - banjo, guitar, harmonica, percussion, autoharp, vocals
  • David LaFlamme - violin
  • Jaime Leopold - bass
  • Jon Weber - guitar

  • Compilation producer - Dan Hicks, Alec Palao
  • Liner notes - Alec Palao
  • Post production - Nick Robbins at Sound Mastering Ltd