The Yellow Princess is the ninth album by American folk musician John Fahey. Released in 1968, it was his second and last release on the Vanguard label. The Yellow Princess was Fahey's second and last release on the Vanguard label. Denny Bruce, Fahey's manager, discussed the unwillingness of the label to provide a budget for additional musicians for Of Rivers and Religion with music critic Richie Unterberger, citing the reception of The Yellow Princess.
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And although such a judgment is tough, if one were looking to own only one album by this unique guitarist, The Yellow Princess could be the one. The recording sound is among the best of his many releases; at the proper volume, the effect is as if one had taken up residency inside the sound hole of a giant acoustic guitar. The program of pieces is marvelously emotional and varied, with many moments of precisely stated harmonies moving at courageously slow tempos.
2. View (East from the Top of the Riggs Road, B&O Trestle. 4. March! for Martin Luther King. The John Fahey Sampler, Themes and Variations. 11. Fare Forward Voyagers, 1965. 12. Steel Guitar Medley.
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The Yellow Princess John Fahey. His second album for Vanguard - regarded as his best by many fans.
Is The Yellow Princess the best album by John Fahey? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. The Yellow Princess by John Fahey (1968) Overall rank: 21,372nd. Accolades: Top albums of 1968 ( 228th ). Top albums of the 1960s ( 1,206th ). Best albums of all time ( 21,372nd ).