Venus in Cancer

Venus in Cancer is the sixth studio album by composer and guitarist Robbie Basho, released in 1969 by Blue Thumb Records.

Venus in Cancer
Robbie Basho - Venus in Cancer.jpg
Studio album by
Released1969 (1969)
RecordedSierra Sound, Berkeley, CA
GenreAmerican Primitivism
Length49:37
LabelBlue Thumb
ProducerEd Bogus
Robbie Basho chronology
The Falconer's Arm II
(1967)
Venus in Cancer
(1969)
Song of the Stallion
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media(7.8/10)[2]
Mojo5/5 stars[3]

Track listingEdit

All music is composed by Robbie Basho.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Venus in Cancer"9:30
2."Eagle Sails the Blue Diamond Waters"6:47
3."Kowaka d'Amour"9:55
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Song for the Queen"9:27
2."Cathedrals et Fleur de Lis"8:01
3."Wine Song (Sweet Wine of Love)"5:49

PersonnelEdit

Adapted from the Venus in Cancer liner notes.[4]

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1969 Blue Thumb LP BTS 10
1996 Tompkins Square CD TSQ1820
2011 Blue Thumb LP BTS 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jansen, Skip. "Robbie Basho: Venus in Cancer > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved August 22, 2015.
  2. ^ Tangari, Joe (October 13, 2006). "Robbie Basho: Venus in Cancer". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved August 22, 2015.
  3. ^ columnist. "Robbie Basho: Venus in Cancer". Mojo: 124.
  4. ^ Venus in Cancer (sleeve). Robbie Basho. New York City, New York: Blue Thumb Records. 1969.CS1 maint: others (link)

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