Label: Warner Bros. Records - BS 2878 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock, Calypso, Avantgarde
Clang of the Yankee Reaper is the third studio album by Van Dyke Parksreleased in with only one original Parks composition. It continues his exploration of calypso music started in the previous album Discover America In particular, it contains several songs by Mighty Sparrow and Lord Kitcheneras well as a diverse selection of past and present music in the tradition of the Americas. The album was dedicated to the late Frederick Mears Wainwright.
Parks has reflected harshly of the album years later, describing it as "brain dead". He added, "That album was done at the nadir of my entire life. Psychologically I was in a terrible state, I was despairing. My best friend had just died — my roommate, he was Hold Me Now - Bad Boys Blue - Фонотека В Кармане roommate.
We scattered his ashes at sea, and they flew back into our faces I was grieving, I'd just been divorced, I'd just left Warner Brothers in disgust as I didn't want to be a corporate lackey, didn't approve of record business practices — you Another Dream - Van Dyke Parks - Clang Of The Yankee Reaperwhat can I say?
The title is taken from a poem by Parks' great-uncle Will Carleton. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Van Dyke Parks. Moonlighting: Live at the Ash Grove. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats All stub articles. Namespaces Article Talk.
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