Lycurgus (album)

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Lycurgus
LycurgusPeterLang.jpg
Studio album by Peter Lang
Released 1975
Recorded Minneapolis, MN
Genre Blues, folk
Label Flying Fish
Peter Lang chronology
The Thing at the Nursery Room Window
(1973)
Lycurgus
(1975)
Prime Cuts
(1977)
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Lycurgus is the title of a recording by American folk and blues guitarist Peter Lang, released in 1975. It was nominated for a Grammy award in the Folk music category. Lycurgus was a "Top National Add-on" and "Breakout" in Billboard Magazine. It was reissued in 2003 on the Horus label with additional tracks.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Peter Lang unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Round Worm Reel" – 2:05
  2. "That Will Never Happen No More" (Blind Blake) – 2:46
  3. "Green Apple Quick Step" – 2:16
  4. "Untitled Oblivion" – 3:03
  5. "Lycurgus" – 3:44
  6. "Poor Howard" (Leadb Belly) – 2:43
  7. "Let the Old Boy Go" – 2:23
  8. "V/ The Connecticut Promissory" – 2:54
  9. "Zero Adjustment" – 2:55
  10. "Flames Along the Monongahela" – 7:46
    2003 reissue bonus tracks:
  11. "Untitled Oblivion" (instrumental) – 3:18
  12. "V/The Connecticut Promissory Rag" (alternate take) – 2:44
  13. "Zero Adjustment" (instrumental) – 3:15
  14. "Hello Baby Blues" (Danny Kalb) – 1:58
  15. "Stackolee" – 1:18

Personnel[edit]

  • Peter Lang – guitar, vocals
  • Cal Hand – dobro, pedal steel guitar
  • Dick Hedlund – bass
  • Bill Hinkley – mandolin
  • John Lang – voices
  • Craig Ruble – violin
  • Bill Evans – bass
  • Peter Ostroushko – mandolin
  • Butch Thompson – clarinet, piano

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Peter Lang
  • Engineered by Paul Martinson, Tom Mudge and Dave "Snaker" Ray
  • Editing and remastering by Michael McKern
  • Cover art by Patrick Finnerty