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Peak Impressions

Peak Impressions

Released in the summer of 1968 on Monitor Records, Peak Impressions is a trip. These 10 original songs composed by the Boston-based teen band, The Freeborne, showcase the psychedelic sounds iconic of the late 1960s. Farfisa organ, electric piano, distorted electric guitar, affected vocals, and mystical lyricism lay the foundation for Peak Impressions. Trumpets, flutes, recorders, cello, harpsichord, and "primitive sampling" make the record a stimulating and unpredictable listen. This album, the band's only release, is a great companion to another Smithsonian Folkways recording, Timothy Leary's The Psychedelic Experience.

Track Listing

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101
Images The Freeborne 3:37
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102
Land of Diana The Freeborne 2:57
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103
Visions of My Own The Freeborne 4:08
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104
Sadly Acknowledged The Freeborne 1:28
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105
Peak Impressions and Thoughts The Freeborne 6:42
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201
Yellow Sky The Freeborne 2:20
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202
Hurtin' Kind of Woman The Freeborne 4:17
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203
Inside People The Freeborne 2:45
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204
A New Song for Orestes The Freeborne 3:31
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But I Must Return to Frenzy The Freeborne 8:46
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