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Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 3)

Various Artists
Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 3)

The editorial goal of Fast Folk Musical Magazine was to promote the performance of "noncommercial artistic music," also known as American folk music. This collection of 12 songs includes several different musical styles ranging from traditional folk, blues, and old-time to political and humorous. Headlining this collection is Steve Forbert singing "30,000 Men." Welshman Dave Walters performs "When an Old Friend Lays Down" in the traditional folk style; Bob Norman with Paul Kaplan on harmonica performs a bluesy "Mazes," a song about Ms. Pac Man; and Joey George creates an old-timey musical feel with "Everybody Needs Religion." John Gorka ("The Land of the Bottom Line"), Roger Rosen ("Killing Ground"), and Geoff Bentley ("Tell It Like It Is") provide songs about social issues―and Richard Meyer wryly notes that "All My Ex-Girlfriends Are Married." The liner notes include a copy of the magazine.

Track Listing

101
The Land of the Bottom Line John Gorka and Mark Dann 3:31
102
Streets of Montreal Rob Strachen, John Strachen, and New England Express 3:03
103
All My Ex-Girlfriends (Are Married) Richard Meyer and Mark Dann 3:23
104
Mystery Jane Byaela 3:36
105
Everyone Needs Religion Joey George and Mark Dann 3:22
106
Thirty Thousand Men Steve Forbert, Frank Christian, Mark Dann, and Jack Hardy 4:29
201
What Would I Do? Left Field 2:26
202
Killing Ground Laura Burns and Roger Rosen 3:04
203
Cry, Little Boy Eric Bibb 4:48
204
Tell it Like it Is Geoff Bartley 3:23
205
Mazes Bob Norman, Paul Kaplan, and Mark Dann 2:36
206
When an Old Friend Lays Down Dave Walters 4:13

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