Whatever You Love You Are: James Jackson Toth
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.