In Turkey, psychedelia wasnt just some fleeting fad. Fuzzed-out guitar shredding genuinely intersected with some of the goals of traditional folk & classical music. As a result, even former twist singers & folk balladeers explored some fascinating & wild territory. Meet Alpay, the soccer player turned lawyer turned singer who started matching local lyrics to Western arrangements even before the mid-60s countrywide battle of the bands concerts.
These early 70s singles lay down doleful Anatolian melodies, and they're simply soaking in heavy & wah-ed out guitar solos. If you're ready to go beyond Baris & Erkin, this is the perfect spot. Remastered Sound, insert / booklet with liner notes by Angela Sawyer (Weirdo Records
1 Can Karagözlüm 2 A k Böyledir 3 Da larin Gözya lari 4 Ben Armudu Di lerim 5 Suna 6 Denizciler 7 Akça Kizlar 8 Bak Kalbim 9 Gönüllerde Bahar 10 Toprak 11 Yekte 12 Seni Dileniyorum