Mush (No label, no number) 1977

 

 

Sincere-looking mustached chap from Fresno, California who goes by the name of Mush. The front cover, the back cover credits, the record label – they all refer to the guy simply as Mush. Most of this singer/songwriter/guitarist’s custom album consists of gentle well produced acoustic soft-rock, often moody and dreamy with a light jazz edge. Mild country tinges courtesy of playful banjo (‘Puddles’) and lush steel guitar (‘I Love Only You’, ‘Feelings’). One solo-with-guitar offering (‘Prayer’), one piano ballad (‘Our Love’), one guitar instrumental (‘Selah’). Good electric guitar work on the opening Dan Fogelberg-ish ‘Praise The Lord’, as well as the dynamic slow-rocking harder-edged closing track ‘Jesus Is More’. Overall quite soothing and pleasant without being (forgive the pun) mushy. (The Archivist, 4th Edition by Ken Scott).

I have not acquired this album yet. Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo and the track list.

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1Praise The Lord
1-2Puddles
1-3Help Me Lord
1-4I Love Only You
1-5Selah
1-6Prayer
2-1Feelings
2-2Our Love
2-3Why Must I Grow Old
2-4Submit To God
2-5Jesus Is More

 

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