The Stark Reality ‎– Discovers Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop (1970)

Discovers Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop is the singular album by Bostonian jazz-rock/psych combo the Stark Reality, released in 1970 as a two-LP set and reissued in 2015 as a three-LP set with bonus tracks on Now-Again.

Tracklist (Now-Again):
A1. “Junkman’s Song
A2. “Thirty Days Hath September
A3. “Cooking
B1. “Dreams
B2. “Grandfather Clock
C1. “Shooting Stars
C2. “Rocket Ship
C3. “Bustin’ Out of Doors
D1. “Comrades”
D2. “All You Need to Make Music” [bonus]
E1. “Merry Go Round”
E2. “The Whale”
E3. “The Old Prospector”
E4. “Traveling”
F1. “Clouds”
F2. “Swing High” [bonus]
F3. “Blue Pillow” [bonus]

Credits:
John Abercrombie — guitar
Phil Morrison — bass
Vinnie Johnson — drums
Monty Stark — vibraphone, vocals

The Stark Reality — producer
Bud Stockham — engineer
Jim Bourne — art direction, photography
Mel Dietmeier — cover art
Hoagy Carmichael — songwriter

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