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Whatever You Love You Are: James Jackson Toth

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Interview with James Jackson Toth, Wooden Wand.

Wooden Wand’s James Jackson Toth reveals his most cherished albums and bands that have influenced his life in music.

Words: James Jackson Toth (with Mark Carry), Illustration: Craig Carry


Your favourite storytelling record

Currently, Ghosts by Simon Joyner

The first psychedelic record you fell for

Wayne Rogers – Absent Sounds

The soundtrack to your childhood

Probably Rumours or Blizzard of Oz

The ultimate Blues record

Robert Nighthawk – Bricks in My Pillow or Otis Spann Is The Blues

Your favourite Dylan record

Blood On The Tracks

An album you come back to, again and again

Tower Recordings – The Fraternity Of Moonwalkers

The most inspiring record for you to begin a life in music

Neil Young – Decade

A record for travelling to

Henry Flynt – Spindizzy

A late night record for the moonlight hours

Eyvind Kang’s Live Low To The Earth In The Iron Age or Freddie Hubbard’s Red Clay

A record of (true) redemption

3 way tie – Link Wray – s/t, Kris Kristofferson – Closer To The Bone, Don Everly – s/t

Thank you Mark!


‘Blood Oaths Of The New Blues’ by Wooden Wand is out now on Fire Records.


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February 19, 2013 at 5:33 pm

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