The Flower Raj - People & Places in the land of the Gods - India revisited. The Frankie Boy Tape
franny wilson from dublin, freddie dabby from detroit & jeremy - recorded bombay 1974


This tape was the result of songs performed around the campfires and at the parties in Anjuna Beach, Goa, India during the 1973/74 New Year/Full Moon season. Featuring Franny Wilson from Dublin (Vocals & Guitar)), Freddie Dabby from Detroit (Vocals & Guitar) & introducing Jeremy (Guitar & Harmonica on songs 6, 7, 12, and 14).wideeyed

(l-r) Freddie & Franny  at S L Recording Studio, Bombay, 1974.

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Recorded at S L Recording Studio, Tardeo, Bombay on an 8-track machine, 1974.

Franny Wilson in Goa, 1974.Franny in the studio, 1974.S L Recording Studio - business card, 1974.

1.   'Holy Cow' by Lee Dorsey (featuring Freddie with Franny Wilson) 2.29
2.   'Fat Chance' (featuring Freddie) 2.51
3.   'Bo Jangles' by Jerry Jeff Walker (featuring Franny Wilson) 5.41
4.   'Danny's Song' by Kenny Loggins (featuring Franny Wilson and Freddie) 4.05
5.   'Workin' in a Coal Mine' by Allen Toussaint (featuring Freddie) 2.59
6.   'Boom !' (featuring Jeremy) 2.51
7.   'Honey, allow me one more chance' by H. Thomas and Bob Dylan (Jeremy) 1.23
8.   'Love Song' by Anne Murray (featuring Franny Wilson with Freddie) 6.12
9.   'Singin' & Cryin' (featuring Freddie) 2.54
10.  'Lady of the Well' by Jackson Browne (featuring Franny Wilson) 2.59
11.  'My Old Man' (featuring Franny) 5.18
12.  'I don't know why?' (featuring Jeremy) 1.33
13.  'Burnt-out Kneecap Blues' (featuring Freddie) 2.33
14.  'Windin' Boy' by Jelly Roll Morton (featuring Jeremy) 2.12

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NOTE: This recording is in the collection of Peter Thomas (Blond Peter) who kept an original cassette tape from 1974.

Peter arranged & paid for the digital conversion, ( LP Revivalist Sydney, Australia, 2011).
He also runs a great online bookstore Shelfrespect Booksellers.


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