Jim Guittard’s Place

The Ragas Release Free Album

Posted in Music, Neo-psychedelia, Psychedelic by guittard on June 3, 2008

Well I just wanted to let people know that Henry McGuinn and I have released an album on the free download site Jamendo.

The songs are from 2000 when we were establishing our band the Ragas in the beginnings of the Neo-Psychedelic scene in Hollywood.

I had enough foresight to let my 4-track roll. The tunes are pretty raw but I think captures the essense of the Ragas. We named our group the Ragas after sitar royalty Ravi Shankar and the style of raga rock music that the Beatles and the Byrds came up with.

Basically, Henry and I would jam tunes and record them and then trek out for Indian food on the Sunset Strip. It was fun times.

I hope you will download for free at:

The Ragas at Jamendo

All the Best,
Jim

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  1. ElJay Arem said, on July 20, 2008 at 2:34 pm

    cool, nice to read, Jim, that you are connected within your music with Indian Classics. Keep on Rollin! – ElJay.

  2. dawn cheri said, on September 25, 2008 at 10:24 pm

    so glad to hear that Hens is living in his element- I pray for and think of him always… cheers


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