Long Gone Lonesome Blues (RSD18)
This special RSD release will be a truncated version of the Long Gone Lonesome Blues CD which was originally released to great acclaim in 2002.
It release is intended to mark the 40th anniversary of Thomas Fraser's death in 1978. The Thomas Fraser story is remarkable. From 1953 to 1977 he recorded thousands of country and blues songs in his remote Shetland croft house. The tapes lay undiscovered for decades until their discovery by Grandson Karl Simpson. This will be the first ever official vinyl release of Thomas Fraser material. All 17 tracks wil be remasterd using the latest technology. The release will feature new sleeve notes by writer Duncan McLean. It will be pressed on 180g black vinyl with gatefold sleeve containing artwork from family archives. Limited to 500 copies.