Guitar Soli is a compilation album by composer and guitarist Robbie Basho, released on July 19, 1996 by Takoma Records. It is composed of material from his first three albums, recorded for Takoma in the mid 1960s.

Guitar Soli
Compilation album by
ReleasedJuly 19, 1996 (1996-07-19)
Recorded1965 (1965) – February 9, 1966 (1966-02-09)
GenreAmerican Primitivism
ProducerBill Belmont
Robbie Basho chronology
Twilight Peaks
Guitar Soli
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Tracks 1 - 3 and 7 were recorded in 1965 and previously released on Seal of the Blue Lotus/ Guitar Soli (Takoma 1005). Tracks 4 - 6, 9 - 11 were recorded February 12 and 19, 1965 and released on The Grail and the Lotus, (Takoma 1007). Track 8 was recorded February 9, 1966 and released on Basho Sings, Volume 3, (Takoma 1012).

The tracks of this album were remastered by Joe Tarantino at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley.

Track listing Edit

All music is composed by Robbie Basho

No.TitleFrom the album (date)Length
1."Seal of the Blue Lotus"The Seal of the Blue Lotus (1965)7:37
2."Mountain Man's Farewell"The Seal of the Blue Lotus (1965)8:39
3."Dravidian Sunday"The Seal of the Blue Lotus (1965)6:35
4."The Grail and the Lotus"The Grail & the Lotus (1966)6:02
5."The Dharma Prince"The Grail & the Lotus (1966)10:06
6."Oriental Love Song"The Grail & the Lotus (1966)5:57
7."Sansara in Sweetness After Sandstorm"The Seal of the Blue Lotus (1965)6:07
8."Salangadou"Basho Sings (1967)4:15
9."The Golden Shamrock"The Grail & the Lotus (1966)8:43
10."Street Dakini"The Grail & the Lotus (1966)6:31
11."Chung Mei – The Chinese Orchid"The Grail & the Lotus (1966)8:11

Personnel Edit

Adapted from the Guitar Soli liner notes.[2]

Release history Edit

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1996 Takoma CD 8902

References Edit

  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "Robbie Basho: Guitar Soli > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved August 23, 2015.
  2. ^ Guitar Soli (booklet). Robbie Basho. Santa Monica, California: Takoma Records. 1996.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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