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  • Audio CD (10 Feb 1998)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Relix
  • ASIN: B000000ST4
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 707,120 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Genesis
2. I'll Be All Right
3. Song For The North Star
4. I'll Let You Know Before I Leave
5. Flying Clouds
6. Another Man Done Gone
7. I Am The Light Of The World
8. Police Dog Blues
9. Blue Prelude
10. Sweet Hawaiian Sunshine
11. Hamar Promenade

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By ZW on 12 July 2003
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I'm no critic but I love this album so much I want everyone to hear it, so here goes. I had this album on vinyl back in the '70s and thought it was great then. Jorma Kaukonen's brilliant finger picking guitar style is to die for if you play (but just be amazed if you don't). The album combines his distinctive smooth velvety voice with just the right amount of humour and angst in the lyrics. This new version also includes some extra tracks I havent heard before and is the only album in print I know of that includes some tracks by Tom Hobson with his own superb voice fitting loads of words somehow around the guitar. I was so happy to see this back in print and after not hearing it for years (I spilled paint on my LP and it wouldnt play again!) found it hadn't dated and was still fresh. relevant, and a sheer delight to listen to. I would recommend this to anyone who likes blues.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Patrick Neylan VINE VOICE on 10 Oct 2009
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This has been on my wishlist for 20 years, which means the reality might have disappointed after so much anticipation. It doesn't.

Don't get me wrong: this isn't a "perfect" album. But it's still a five-star job. Kaukonen's steely acoustic guitar is at its absolute best on Quah. From the moving, personal Genesis through the blues of Another Man Done Gone to the near-perfect melody of Hamar Promenade, Kaukonen delivers on the musical manifesto he laid down in Embryonic Journey on Jefferson Airplane's 1967 classic Surrealistic Pillow.

Not every track is a killer, and Side Two of the original vinyl album would have suffered more wear and tear from repeated playing. When the album was first delivered to the record company it was a double-hander with Tom Hobson. The record company delivered it right back, saying they hated Hobson's songs. Only one, Sweet Hawaiian Sunshine, survived on the original album and it's a stand-out stinker. Sometimes, the suits know best.

The bonus tracks are fine. Lord Have Mercy is billed in the sleeve notes as one of the "lost" Kaukonen acoustics but it won't be unfamiliar to his fans: it's an instrumental version of Letter To The North Star, which appeared on Hot Tuna's next album The Phosphorescent Rat. None of them are bad but there aren't any gems that should have been on the original release.

For anyone who has enjoyed Jorma's acoustic work, Quah is genuinely an essential purchase.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Artnoy Dosh on 27 Dec 2008
Format: Audio CD
I hated that I loved this album, once. Jorma was the the man from one of The Bands (Jefferson Airplane) of THE AGE, & here he was just plunking on a geetar and singing rather than screaming guitar runs plus feedback. Quality will out eventually, as any struggling football manager says in interview: now as a B-old-F I know a lot of Jorma's electric playing (in common with many others of that time) was repetitive and tiresome. Within the genre constraints of "Quah" he was superlative enough to remain utterly listenable to, many million scarificed brain cells later. Not the perfect album - a weak track, for me (I don't have the updated album with added tracks) but moving, powerful, beautiful and able to bear the weight of constant re-hearing.
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This review concerns the 2013 Floating World re-issue.

Others have already described the music and the general vibe of this album, so I shall only agree with the views already posted.

This is an excellent sounding issue and the bonus tracks complete a worthwhile package.
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