I would like to point out that the Tompkins Square release does not
simply have the "filtered" versions of Ken's release. Yours truly re-
mastered all the tracks from the original transfers. I believe Ken
was happy. The release was nominated for a Grammy for best historical
Marcos Sueiro Bal
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On Nov 15, 2009, at 10:17, Steve Ramm wrote:
> In a message dated 11/15/2009 9:41:21 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
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> There seem to be TWO releases of the 14 POLK MILLER recordings -
> a deluxe book/cd package from Ken Flaherty Jr ($28)
> a Tompkins Square cd (also produced by Flaherty) about $12
> Anyone know either or both of these releases have comments or
> Thanks, Thomas.
> Personally I like the ORIGINAL which Ken produced himself and
> (Actually he provided one free to everyone who attended the ARSC
> in Palo Alto! It includes TWO versions of each track - one
> filtered; the
> other unfiltered and the packaging is GORGEOUS. Some folks
> complained that
> it was hard to store as the booklet is bigger than a normal CD.
> Tompkins Square issued the version in stores and it comes in a
> jewel box
> with slightly shorter liner notes. And ONLY the filtered versions.
> It got a
> wider distribution.
> I'm not sure if Ken still has copies of the first pressing. email
> him at
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> _www.polkmiller.com_ (http://www.polkmiller.com)
> Steve Ramm