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Friday, March 12, 2010

Voodoo - Richard Hayman And His Orchestra

Richard Hayman And His Orchestra
Mercury Records SR 60147

Out of all the Hayman albums I've collected this LP is the standout. This project is adventurous, experimental and holds together nicely as a concept piece. Hayman delivers excellent exotica/space age music that stacks up against other recordings on the market at the time.

I wonder what the sales figures were for this album, because as far as I can determine Hayman seems to have followed a more conservative musical path following this release.

Highly recommended!


  1. WOW! this has to be one of the best finds to date!! I love it!! I recently scored the soundtrack from Plan 9 on Ebay :-) this one I am going to have to find!!

  2. I'm listening to this as I type---I found a NM vinyl copy at my local store for $4.50, what a great album. The recording and mastering are phenomenal---this 50+ year old LP has the breath of life and analog/tube magic that no CD or digital audio file will ever have.


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