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Jim Kweskin: Richard D. Herbruck Presents Jim Kweskin's America [Reprise, 1971]
I approve of any revitalization of the American-democratic myth, but life in the Lyman Family must not be very good-timey. Though these great traditional songs sound undeniably idiosyncratic, they're idiosyncratic with the kind of ol'-folks-at-bay decripitude you might expect from people who believe God is a harmonica player. B-