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After playing in Moby Grape, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Jefferson Airplane, Alexander "Skip" Spence created one of rock's truly visionary landmarks, 1969's acid soaked Oar. His only solo album, the disc was more than a little too far out for the record-buying public when it was first released. But in the intervening decades, it's become a holy grail for sonic surrealists everywhere and an unquestioned touchstone of the recent acid-freak-folk movement.

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Spence, Alexander Skip  - AndOarAgain - 3-CD
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    AndOarAgain provides unparalleled access to what David Fricke calls “the most harrowing and compelling artifacts of rock & roll’s most euphoric era” across three dozen unheard tracks! In addition to the quintessential original album, AndOarAgain features nearly two hours of unheard music on the way to Oar–along with roads not taken–that both clarifies and muddies the enigma of how psychedelic legend Alexander “Skip” Spence determined the final state of his iconic masterpiece. The time:...

    Spence, Alexander Skip - AndOarAgain - 3-LP
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      AndOarAgain provides unparalleled access to what David Fricke calls "the most harrowing and compelling artifacts of rock & roll's most euphoric era, across three dozen unheard tracks! A triple LP pressed at RTI, AndOarAgain features nearly two hours of unheard music on the way to Oar along with roads not taken that both clarifies and muddies the enigma of how psychedelic legend Alexander "Skip" Spence determined the final state of his iconic masterpiece. ...

      Spence, Alexander Skip - I Want A Rock & Roll Band / I Got A Lot To Say / Mary Jane - 7" Single
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        Skip leaves his hotel. Its a cold day in Nashville, climbing to only 43 F in the afternoon. It may be Sunday, but on this day a 22-year-old musician is working at Columbia Recording Studios. Over the past few days, hes recorded a slew of new songs and today will be no different. On December 7, 1968, Skip Spence will record no less than 8 different songs. He has only 3 more days left to finish the album. It's been fast and furious and its also been tough, recording every instrument on every...