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#A)   Summary Discography
#B)   Full Discography
#C)   Articles/Reviews
#D)   Sources
#E)   Other Robbie Basho discographies - Jane Keefer - other links
#A)   Summary Discography (top/bottom of page)
    t = Complete list of track titles appears in the Full Discography
    p = Partial list appears, Robbie Basho tracks only
           % = listed in Spring 1992, dropped from Summer 1992
           * = listed in the Winter 1994/95, Schwann "Spectrum", p. 59, 416
         p.# = Schwann listing page number

   Solo Albums

#01)p 1966   Robbie Basho, Vol. 1: Seal of the Blue Lotus     Takoma   1005
#02)p 1966   Robbie Basho, Vol. 2: The Grail and the Lotus    Takoma   1007
#03)  196?   Robbie Basho, Vol. 3: Basho Sings!               Takoma   1012
#04)  1967   The Falconer's Arm I                             Takoma   1017
#05)  1968   The Falconer's Arm II                            Takoma   1018
#06)  1972   Song of the Stallion                             Takoma   1031

#07)t 1969   Venus in Cancer                              Blue Thumb     10

#08)t 1972   The Voice of the Eagle                         Vanguard  79321
#09)t 1972   Zarthus                                        Vanguard  79339

#10)t 1979   Visions of the Country                     Windham Hill   1005
#11)t 1979   Art of the Acoustic Guitar                 Windham Hill   1010
#12)  ?      The Best of Robbie Basho                   Windham Hill      ?

#13)t 1979 * Art of the Acoustic Guitar               Lost Lake Arts   0083

#14)  1985 * Twilight Peaks                               Vital Body   9521

See Other Robbie Basho discographies for recent releases (my future discography plans).

   Various Artists Collections

#15)p 1969   Contemporary Guitarists                          Takoma   1006

#16)p 1981 * Windham Hill Records Sampler '81           Windham Hill   1024
#17)p 1990 * Windham Hill: The First Ten Years          Windham Hill   1095
  
#B) Full Discography (top/bottom of page) [number] = Actual albums I have seen "Owners" = Who owns, or owned, the album I saw (see the complete code list in library) I = solo fingerstyle guitar instrumental V = vocal ----------Takoma #01) 1966 Robbie Basho, Vol. 1: Seal of the Blue Lotus #01 (LP: C-1005) 10-66 --- (track titles from Schwann, 10-66, Vol. 18(10), p. 166) --- #01. ? : Seal of Blue Lotus #01. ? : Mountain Man's Farewell #01. ? : Dravidian Sunday #01. ? : Bardo Blues #01. ? : Sansara in Sweetness After Sandstorm #01. ? : Black Lotus - Hymn to Fugen #02) 1966 Robbie Basho, Vol. 2: The Grail and the Lotus #02 (LP: C-1007) mono 10-66 --- (track titles from Schwann, 10-66, Vol. 18(10), p. 166) --- #02. ? : Grail and the Lotus #02. ? : Street Dakini #02. ? : Oriental Love Song #02. ? : Chung Mei #02. ? : Dharma Prince #02. ? : Golden Shamrock #03) 196? Robbie Basho, Vol. 3: Basho Sings! (LP: 1012) mono 10-69 #04) 1967 The Falconer's Arm I (LP: C-1017) mono 10-69 #04 (LP: S-1017) 9-71 #05) 1968 The Falconer's Arm II (LP: C-1018) mono 10-69 #05 (LP: S-1018) 9-71 #06) 1972 Song of the Stallion (LP: 1031) ----------Blue Thumb #07) 1969 Venus in Cancer (LP: BTS-10) mono 2-70 #07 (LP: 8810) --- (track titles from U. Calif. MELVYL on-line catalog) --- "telnet melvyl.ucop.edu (192.35.222.222)" --- #07. ? : Venus in Cancer #07. ? : Eagle Sails the Blue Diamond Waters #07. ? : Kowaka d'Amour #07. ? : Song for the Queen #07. ? : Cathedrals et Fleur de Lis #07. ? : Wine Song (Sweet Wine of Love) ----------Vanguard #08) 1972 The Voice of the Eagle [LP: VSD-79321] 2-73 {A} --- (jacket and label have heavy water damage, all readable --- information appears below) --- (all titles by Robbie Basho) --- #08. A1 : Voice of the Eagle (Raghavan, mrdangam ?) #08. A2 : Wounded Knee Soliloquy #08. A3 : Blue Moon Serena(de?) #08. B1 5:17 Joseph #08. B2 3:33 Omaha Tribal Prayer (with Raghavan, mrdangam) #08. B3 4:49 Sweet Medicine #08. B4 3:00 Roses and Gold #08. B5 6:33 Moving Up a Ways #09) 1972 Zarthus (LP: VSD-79339) --- (Songs of Persian, Arabic and Western themes) --- (track titles and info from Bowling Green State University) --- "TELNET BGLINK.BGSU.EDU" --- #09. ? : Zarthus #09. ? : Khoda e gul e abe #09. ? : Mehere #09. ? : Khalil Gibran #09. ? : Bride Divine #09. ? : Rhapsody in Druz Robbie Basho: vocals, 6 and 12 strings guitars Ramnad V. Raghaven: mrdangam ----------Windham Hill #10) 1979 Visions of the Country (LP: C-1005) --- (track titles from U. Calif. MELVYL on-line catalog) --- "telnet melvyl.ucop.edu (192.35.222.222)" --- #10. ? : Green River Suite #10. ? : Rodeo #10. ? : Rocky Mountain Raga #10. ? : Variations on Easter #10. ? : Blue Crystal Fire #10. ? : Orphans Lament #10. ? : Leaf in the Wind #10. ? : Night Way #10. ? : El Dreamer's Lament #10. ? : Call on the Wind #11) 1979 Art of the Acoustic Guitar (LP: C-1010) --- (re-released as Lost Lake 0083, see below) --- (track titles from U. Calif. MELVYL on-line catalog) --- "telnet melvyl.ucop.edu (192.35.222.222)" --- #11. A1 I : Grail and the Lotus, The #11. A2 I : Cathedrals et Fleur de Lis #11. A3 V : Pasha II (vocal by ?) #11. A4 I : Study for Steel String, A #11. A5 I : Ackerman Special #11. A6 I : Apres Midi American #11. B1 I : Variations on Grieg #11. B2 I : Scottish Rites #11. B3 I : Pavan India #11. B4 I : Variations on Ezumi #11. B5 I : Variations on Clair de Lune #12) ? The Best of Robbie Basho (LP: ?) ----------Lost Lake Arts (a division of Windham Hill) #13) 1979 Art of the Acoustic Guitar (LP: LL-0083) * #13 [CS: LT-0083] * {A} --- "originally released on Windham Hill C-1010" --- #13. A1 I : Grail and the Lotus, The #13. A2 I : Cathedrals et Fleur de Lis #13. A3 V : Pasha II (vocal by ?) #13. A4 I : Study for Steel String, A #13. A5 I : Ackerman Special #13. A6 I : Apres Midi American #13. B1 I : Variations on Grieg #13. B2 I : Scottish Rites #13. B3 I : Pavan India #13. B4 I : Variations on Ezumi #13. B5 I : Variations on Clair de Lune ----------Vital Body Marketing (dist. by The Art of Relaxation) #14) 1985 Twilight Peaks (CS: C-9521) * (CrO2) ----------Takoma - collections #15) 1967 Contemporary Guitarists [LP: C-1006] 10-69 {A} --- (jacket and label have heavy water damage, all readable --- information appears below) --- (all 7 tracks are listed in "collections.guitar") --- (track times are not listed on the LP) --- #15. B4 : Thousand Incarnations of the Rose, The ----------Windham Hill - collections #16) 1981 Windham Hill Records Sampler '81 [LP: WH-1015] % {AM} #16 p.425,504 (CS: WT-1015) * #16 (CD: WD-1015) * --- (all 9 tracks are listed in "collections.guitar") --- #16. A5 3:36 Variations on Clair de Lune #17) 1990 Windham Hill: The First Ten Years (2LP: WH-1095) #17 p.504 [2CS: WT-1095] * 9-90 {AF} #17 [CD: WD-1095] * {C} --- (all 33 tracks are listed in "collections.new_age") --- #17. A10I 3:22 Variations on Clair de Lune --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #C) Articles/Reviews (top/bottom of page) Articles: interview Guitar Player, ?/73, Vol. 7(2), p. 28-9+ "Fahey, Kottke and Basho: solo guitars", by B. Cullman Musician Player and Listener, 8/81, #35, p. 16+ #99 "Robbie Basho in Memorium", obituary by Robin Tolleson, .Guitar Player, 7/86, Vol. 20(7), p. 12 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- #D) Sources (top/bottom of page) See my Bibliography for complete bibliographical information. #ab 1989, Birosik, "The New Age Music Guide", p. 17 #el 1983, Hounsome, "New Rock Record: 2nd Edition", p. 35 #as 1987, Hounsome & Chambre, "Rock Record", p. 38 #az 1979, Marsh & Swenson, "The Rolling Stone Record Guide", p. 23 #ba 1983, Marsh & Swenson, "The New Rolling Stone Record Guide", p. 29 #bi 1976, Sandberg & Weissman, "The Folk Music Sourcebook", p. 118 #bj 1989, Sandberg & Weissman, "The Folk Music Sourcebook", p. 126 #cr 1987, Schaefer, "New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music", p. 177, 196, 197, 214, 216

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